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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

Reps. Anderson, Rodne set telephone town hall meeting Feb. 16

Reps. Glenn Anderson and Jay Rodne are inviting residents of the 5th District to participate in their telephone town hall meeting Feb. 16.

  • Feb 8, 2011
Leonard Whitfield

Issasquah glassblower rediscovers his love for the art after horrific accident

Full of passion, Leonard Whitfield was on the rise in the glassblowing community in 2006. He could shape anything he imagined, and he was about… Continue reading

Leonard Whitfield

Brunjes gets third term as 5th District GOP chairman

Long-time Republican and community activist, Bob Brunjes, was ratified to his third term as chairman of the 5th legislative district GOP at the group's organizational meeting.

  • Feb 4, 2011
Lacrosse players take turns hugging Patty Lucas

Hundreds attend candlelight vigil for Issaquah teen killed in crash

A candlelight vigil for the Issaquah teen that died in a car crash Tuesday showed the tightness of the lacrosse community, even as fierce competitors.Roughly… Continue reading

Lacrosse players take turns hugging Patty Lucas
This Dodge Neon was torn apart in a fatal accident in Bellevue Tuesday. The 18-year-old Issaquah driver died.

18-year-old Issaquah teen dies in I-405 car crash

An 18-year-old Issaquah High School lacrosse player died in a three-car collision on I-405 Tuesday.Tyler Lucas, a Chrysalis High School senior, had a successful athletic… Continue reading

This Dodge Neon was torn apart in a fatal accident in Bellevue Tuesday. The 18-year-old Issaquah driver died.

Major drug bust on Issaquah Plateau

The King County Sheriff’s Department uncovered a massive drug grow operation at an Issaquah Plateau home last week.Police couldn’t give a street value estimate of… Continue reading

Tyler Lucas

Candlelight vigil for Tyler Lucas to take place tonight

Family, friends and community members are invited to come remember 18-year-old Tyler Lucas at 8:30 p.m., tonight in the Issaquah High School courtyard.

Tyler Lucas
Colt Burns

Sign installation shows Village Theatre renovation nearing completion

Construction crews have carefully mounted a 1940s neon sing on the First Stage Theatre, a sure sign that the building's renovation is nearing completion.

Colt Burns

Rep. Anderson introduces bill to dissolve some counties

Rep. Glenn Anderson, R-Fall City, has introduced House Joint Resolution 4214, which proposes a constitutional amendment that would allow the state to dissolve and reorganize counties that receive twice as much in state transfer payments as they generate in state tax revenues. The proposal has bipartisan support.

  • Jan 26, 2011

Overlake and Providence put healthcare information on smartphones

Overlake Hospital Medical Center and Providence Health & Services in Washington have formed a partnerships with Healthagen and its iTriage application to give local residents on-the-go access to medical and facilities information.

  • Jan 25, 2011

WSU names Issaquah/Sammamish students to honor roll

Washington State University has announced students from the Issaquah/Sammamish area who have qualified for the honor roll.

  • Jan 24, 2011

EF&R chief sworn in as president of King County Fire Chiefs Association

Eastside Fire & Rescue (EF&R) Fire Chief Lee Soptich was sworn in as the president of the King County Fire Chiefs Association (KCFCA) on Jan. 19, for a second term.

  • Jan 24, 2011

Thanks to the community

St. Vincent de Paul volunteers at St. Joseph Parish in Issaquah and Mary Queen of Peace Parish in Sammamish helped 833 local needy people with… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2011
Vincent Flint is a regular at Bellevue's Severe Weather Shelter at Crossroads. The shelter is packing up and moving to Redmond as part of an effort to keep a shelter on the Eastside open all winter.

When help means life or death: Eastside winter shelter crucial to saving lives

As the Eastside passes through another week of frigid temperatures, Vincent Flint counts down the days left until the Bellevue Severe Weather Shelter packs up and moves to Redmond. For four Eastside cities, including Issaquah, the move is the chance to provide a shelter for homeless all winter. It’s about saving lives. It’s humane. For Flint, it’s a disaster.

Vincent Flint is a regular at Bellevue's Severe Weather Shelter at Crossroads. The shelter is packing up and moving to Redmond as part of an effort to keep a shelter on the Eastside open all winter.

Issaquah Community Network elects new board members

The Issaquah Community Network has elected four new members to the board of directors.

  • Jan 13, 2011

Workshop to show how to preserve the past

Residents who want to learn how to preserve family photos and heirlooms can get details Saturday when the Issaquah History Museums presents Preserving Your Past.

  • Jan 10, 2011
From left: State Sen. Steve Litzow

Legislators see cuts in state services coming

With 11 state legislators answering questions on topics from business taxes to education, members of 10 east King County chambers of commerce recently got at least a small glimpse of the upcoming legislative session in Olympia.

From left: State Sen. Steve Litzow

Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery (FISH) ends year in the black

In spite of a drop in legacy funding, Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery (FISH) finished 2010 in the black, thanks mainly to increased memberships, new donations and by reining in expenses.

  • Jan 7, 2011