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Skyline senior quarterback Jake Heaps enters the 2009 season with a perfect 28-0 record as a starter and two state championships.

National spotlight on Skyline as season begins | Prep football

Twenty-eight straight wins. Consecutive state titles. A No. 9 national preseason ranking from ESPN RISE.

  • Aug 26, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Skyline senior quarterback Jake Heaps enters the 2009 season with a perfect 28-0 record as a starter and two state championships.

Looking for little marchers — more children needed for parade!

The City of Sammamish is getting ready for one of the biggest parties in its short history. The 10th birthday celebration on August 29 will mark a decade since the city was incorporated.

  • Aug 20, 2009
  • BY Wire Service

Police arrest man in connection to tanning salon robberies

Everett police arrested a 24-year-old Lake Stevens man Sunday in connection to up to 17 robberies in King and Snohomish counties.Police had released a surveillance… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2009
  • BY Wire Service

City agrees we need a human services campus, but ponders the ‘who’ and the ‘where’

Just what the future of health care in the United States will look like is a concept very much in flux at the moment, with legislators at the federal level currently considering bills which the Obama White House hopes will improve what is regarded as one of the worst systems among developed nations.

Kaitlyn Kamstra

Promising grad receives O’Brien scholarship

Kaitlyn Kamstra from Eastlake High School has been awarded the fifth Cory O’Brien Memorial Scholarship.

  • Jul 30, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Kaitlyn Kamstra
Mary Anne Kobylka with her son Alex on a trip to Europe in the final months of her life.

Sammamish woman helps fulfill friend’s final legacy

Fifty was Mary Anne Kobylka’s magic number. She hoped to reach her 50th birthday this September.

  • Jul 30, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Mary Anne Kobylka with her son Alex on a trip to Europe in the final months of her life.

Web site determines ‘walkability’ of neighborhoods

In this economy everyone is looking for ways to save a few dollars. In many ways this urge to save is helping green causes across the country as people carpool, bike or walk, rather than spending hard earned dollars on the ever increasing price of gasoline.

  • Jul 23, 2009
  • BY Wire Service

Issaquah schedules public meeting on Shoreline Master Plan

The City of Issaquah's Planning Policy Commission will hold a public hearing on the Shoreline Master Plan (SMP). The draft SMP public hearing will be… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Bob Brodel

What the high school rebuild means to those ‘on the inside’

“What a surprise to see progress bring the old alma mater to the ground.” Bob Brodel, a class of 1967 graduate, is reminiscing over his high school career at Issaquah High School. “But, progress is necessary and we all must step aside eventually.”

  • Jul 16, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Bob Brodel

City of Issaquah in negotiations with Bellevue electric car company

The City of Issaquah is currently in negotiations with The Green Car Company, which is considering a move from their current Bellevue headquarters.

  • Jul 10, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Seattle hip-hop heroes Blue Scholars were one of the main attractions at this year’s annual Teenfest event last Friday. Organized by the City of Sammamish and held at city hall

Teen Fest energy keeps the gray skies at bay

An estimated 500 teenagers turned out for the second annual Sammamish Teen Fest last Friday.

  • Jun 25, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Seattle hip-hop heroes Blue Scholars were one of the main attractions at this year’s annual Teenfest event last Friday. Organized by the City of Sammamish and held at city hall

Council votes ‘no’ on Freed House

The push to restore the historic Freed Farmhouse, one of the area’s oldest remaining structures and currently languishing by the side of 212th Avenue Southeast, received what could be a fatal blow Tuesday night, with the Sammamish City Council voting 4-3 against funding its relocation to the Lower Sammamish Commons.

Discovery Elementary School students Courtney Crocker

Party like there’s no (school) tomorrow…

Discovery Elementary School students Courtney Crocker, Andie Corno, Connor Sullivan, Andrew Blessington were part of a noisy and colorful farewell to junior school last week, during a party for the departing fifth graders.

  • Jun 18, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Discovery Elementary School students Courtney Crocker

Roads still the focus of city’s transportation plan

The Issaquah City Council’s decision to place improving the mobility of the city’s transportation system as it’s number one goal for 2010 would have come as good news for those hoping to see alternate transit methods reduce the increasingly troublesome problem of car congestion in the flatlands.

County offers $750,000 to help Sammamish TDR program – strings attached

King County has offered the city of Sammamish $750,000 to help create a program which aims to protect environmentally sensitive and significant land.

Katelyn Lewis

Soccer team’s carwash continues fundraising cause for Dawn

Katelyn Lewis, Kimberly Heitkamp, Ava Giovanola, Elizabeth Heitkamp, Dawn Appel, Amanda Delgado Cathleen Heitkamp, Andy McCune, Ali Elsaeidy, Keen Wong, Mark McCune, Alex Appel, Quincy Loreen, and Curt McCune, were all part of the ISC Arsenal Blue soccer team fundraising carwash for Dawn Appel and the Washington Bone Marrow fund recently.

  • May 14, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Katelyn Lewis

No cases of Swine Influenza in Washington

While the Swine flu outbreak is dominating national and international news, the Washington State Department of Health has confirmed there have been no recorded cases in this state.

  • Apr 28, 2009
  • BY Wire Service

Community brief – O’Connor Scholarship

The Brock O’Connor College Scholarship fund is now accepting applications for the 2009 scholarship awards.

  • Apr 23, 2009
  • BY Wire Service

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  • Apr 20, 2009
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