LocalKing County still collecting household hazardous wastes
NEW — 6 a.m. Dec. 20, 2014
While King County’s Wastemobile has stopped for winter, year-round disposal services are still available.
The closest location is in Factoria, at 13800 S.E. 32nd St., and is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
SportsIssaquah sinks Skyline swimmers at Mercer Island
In a meet featuring two teams of equal skill levels, the Issaquah Eagles boys swim team had a little more fuel in its tank than the Skyline Spartans.
Issaquah won all three relay events, propelling itself to a 96-87 victory over Class 4A KingCo Conference rival Skyline in a Dec. 11 dual meet at Mary Wayte Pool in Mercer Island.
SchoolsPacific Cascade Middle School is closed after teacher threats
UPDATED — 1:05 p.m. Dec. 17, 2014
Pacific Cascade Middle School is closed today because of a threat to four teachers.
The decision was made this morning, according to an email to parents.
“We have just learned this morning of a typed letter left outside a teacher’s classroom threatening violence against four PCMS staff members this Friday,” the email read. “The note also contains unspecified threats to do violence at lunch or during the school’s winter assembly on Friday and makes reference to having access to a gun.