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Rep. Anderson asking for public’s help on setting budget priorities

Washington state is in even deeper water and Rep. Glenn Anderson, R-North Bend, put together an online survey to gauge what priorities his constituents, who include Issaquah and Sammamish, care about.

A 52-year-old Bellevue man was driving this 1968 Corvette when it flipped over March 20 on I-90.

Man flips classic car on I-90, arrested for DUI

A 52-year-old Bellevue man had a really bad day March 20. Not only did he flip his classic 1968 Corvette, but also he was arrested by State Patrol Troopers for DUI.

  • Mar 21, 2011
A 52-year-old Bellevue man was driving this 1968 Corvette when it flipped over March 20 on I-90.

29 DUI arrests on St. Paddy’s Day

Extra patrols helped arrest 29 DUI drivers in King County on St. Patrick's Day, and there were no fatality collisions.

Special education meetings planned for Issaquah district parents

Special education parent night meetings were scheduled at all Issaquah School District middle schools in the next two months.

Thieves steal truck – and all of man’s earthly possessions

In pursuit of a more natural setting than the buzzing suburbs of Los Angeles, Jack Judson packed up his life into a UHAUL truck and headed for the Northwest. The third night at an Issaquah hotel, thieves took his truck and all of his earthly possessions.

Police released this sketch Friday morning of the suspect in a possible sexual assault of an Issaquah teenager who was picked up Monday evening along State Route 900.

Washington State Patrol releases sketch of suspect in alleged sexual assualt of Issaquah girl

The Washington State Patrol released a sketch Friday morning of a suspect involved in the possible sexual assault of an Issaquah teenager.

  • Mar 4, 2011
Police released this sketch Friday morning of the suspect in a possible sexual assault of an Issaquah teenager who was picked up Monday evening along State Route 900.

County Executive outlines reforms to make county more efficient

King County Executive Dow Constantine says reforms to make government more efficient and improved infrastructure will put the county in position to rebound as the economy recovers.

  • Mar 2, 2011

Zeeks Pizza to help ‘Raise the Dough’ for Seattle Children’s Hospital

Hope on the Hill Guild will hold its second annual "Raise the Dough" benefit for Seattle Children's Hospital on March 22 at Zeeks Pizza in Issaquah Highlands.

  • Mar 2, 2011
Austin Fischer grew up using the Issaquah Skate Park

Issaquah Skate Park struggles with crime, cracked concrete

Police have been battling the crime problem for years – minor assaults, possessing alcohol, theft – but this year it’s gotten worse, said Issaquah’s Commander Scott Behrbaum.

Austin Fischer grew up using the Issaquah Skate Park
Issaquah building director John Minato presents just one roll of paper plans for the Swedish Medical Center

Online permitting could save thousands in printing costs for Issaquah contractors

Issaquah City Council approved an ordinance that would save thousands of pounds of paper from being submitted to the building permit office, and contractors thousands of dollars.

Issaquah building director John Minato presents just one roll of paper plans for the Swedish Medical Center

Family Fun on the Eastside from RubySlipperGuide.com

School will be back in session Monday, but there are plenty of ways to keep your family occupied until then. Here are some activities to try.

Program to show parents how to be child’s emotional coach

Parents can find out how to be their children’s emotion coach at a free workshop, developed by the Talaris and Gottman institutes on March 14 at Blakely Hall, 2550 N.E. Park Drive, in the Issaquah Highlands.

  • Feb 22, 2011
Joshua Sun is one of 25 kids to make the semifinal round of the King FM Ten Grands competition.

Issaquah and Sammamish kids compete for a concert at Benaroya Hall

Joshua Sun of Issaquah is one of 25 youths who made the final round of King FM’s Ten Grands competition.

Joshua Sun is one of 25 kids to make the semifinal round of the King FM Ten Grands competition.

Snow forecast holds strong for Issaquah/Sammamish

Meteorologists are holding strong to their forecast of snow Wednesday afternoon, with a couple inches in the forecast for Issaquah and Sammamish.The National Weather Service… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2011

Rotary wine tasting to help raise money for scholarships

The Issaquah Rotary is planning a beer and wine tasting to raise money for youth scholarships March 5.

Students from the SnoSprings School play their recorders at the Education Expo Tuesday night. Parents made up most of the crowd near the booths

Families join educators at expo

A free expo brought together educators and families for a night of networking and learning in Issaquah Tuesday night.A series of guest speakers lectured on… Continue reading

Students from the SnoSprings School play their recorders at the Education Expo Tuesday night. Parents made up most of the crowd near the booths

Schools bracing for big changes in state funding | Legislators scrambling to find ways to balance state budget without crippling schools

From selling ads for school buses to freezing pay increases for teachers, Olympia's budget crisis has brought forward both gimmicky solutions and unbearable decisions.

Issaquah Arts Commission to show three three forgotten films

The City of Issaquah Arts Commission and 4Culture are featuring three forgotten film star flicks at the Train Depot. The shows are free and start at 7 p.m. at 50 Rainier Blvd. N.

  • Feb 10, 2011

Eight students named to dean’s list at University of Idaho

Eight students from the Issaquah/Sammamish area have been named to the dean's list at the University of Idaho.

  • Feb 8, 2011

Area students participating in Washington Aerospace Scholars Program

Three Issaquah students and nine from the Sammamish area are participating in phase one of the Washington Aerospace Scholars Program at The Museum of Flight in Seattle.

  • Feb 8, 2011