The Issaquah School District failed this year, but the situation is not quite as bad as it sounds, because the truth is, so did almost everybody else.
A proud, loud, orange-and-blue bedecked crowd packed the new stadium stands at Eastside Catholic High School in Sammamish on Tuesday for the official dedication and blessing of the new facility.
A 46-year-old Sammamish man died after he reportedly fell while hiking in the Guye Peak area near Snoqualmie Pass on Monday, according to King County Sheriff’s officials.
The victim, identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office as Oded Schramm, was an experienced hiker, Sgt. John Urquhart said.
About 20,000 residents in Redmond and unincorporated King County are temporarily without 911 access from landline phones after a construction crew accidentally severed a fiber optic cable at the corner of Redmond Way and 159th Place Northeast in Redmond.
Dan Satterberg, King County’s prosecuting attorney, has a transportation policy.
“Transportation. First, I’m in favor of it,” he said. “Second, I think you should get to drive your car whenever you want. And third is no one else should get to drive your car.”
A 29-year-old man from the Bonney Lake area died in a fiery crash on southbound Interstate 405 at about 6:45 a.m. Friday that backed up traffic for miles through Renton during the morning commute.
The new elementary school on the Plateau is bright, airy, and filled with appealing colors and shapes. It’s downright beautiful, and the teachers and staff members at Rachel Carson Elementary School last week were a-twitter with unrestrained delight.
What could you accomplish by giving up just one hour of your free time each week? Don’t underestimate yourself. You could make a profound difference in the life of a child by volunteering as a lunch buddy, mentor or tutor through LINKS (Looking Into the Needs of Kids and Schools).
Have you ever thought of participating or trying to participate in a triathlon? Thousands of people every year embark on these multi-sport races for the first time, in hopes of challenging their minds and push their bodies to limits they have not yet endured. Thirty-five Northwest cancer survivors met the challenge head on last Sunday at Seattle’s Genesse Park, the same way they battled their crushing diagnosis and disease.
The seventh Annual Chris Elliott Golf Tournament, dinner, auction and awareness program has started registration. The event will be hosted by KING 5’s Evening Magazine star John Curley and will take place at the Coal Creek Golf Course at the Golf Club at Newcastle on Friday, Oct. 3.
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