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Registration is now open for emergency preparedness training

NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 2, 2015

Registration is now open for the fall session of the Community Emergency Response Team.

CERT training is designed to prepare you to help yourself, your family and your neighbors in the event of a disaster.

Weekly evening classes are from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays from Oct. 1 to Nov. 19 and will include a hands-on disaster simulation drill Nov. 14.

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Sports

Issaquah soccer has many new faces, same high expectations

NEW — 2:50 p.m., Aug. 31, 2015

Characterizing the changes for this year’s Issaquah High School girls soccer team is all about identity. Read more »

Schools

Issaquah School District students head back to class

NEW — 5:45 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015

By Greg Farrar Jane Harris (right), the new Apollo Elementary School principal, greets students arriving Sept. 1 for the first day of school in the Issaquah School District. Click the photo to see more Back to School photos.

By Greg Farrar
Jane Harris (right), the new Apollo Elementary School principal, greets students arriving Sept. 1 for the first day of school in the Issaquah School District. Click the photo to see more Back to School photos.





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Registration is now open for emergency preparedness training

NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 2, 2015 Registration is now open for the fall session... Read »

County investigates E. coli outbreaks linked to Issaquah and Sammamish farmers markets

NEW — 12:07 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015 While a county health official would not... Read »

Washington State Patrol detectives seek witnesses to a felony hit-and-run collision

NEW — 10 a.m. Sept. 1, 2015 The Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses... Read »

Nineteen of 157 recreational marijuana stores sold to minors; Issaquah store was not one of them

NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 1, 2015 In the first complete round of compliance... Read »

Eastside Baby Corner hosts sixth annual Pants Party to help send local children back to school prepared

NEW — 6 a.m. Aug. 31, 2015 Eastside Baby Corner will hold its sixth annual... Read »

People reduced water use by 10 percent; officials ask for continued practice

NEW — 6 a.m. Aug. 30, 2015 Cascade Water Alliance commended its members... Read »

Windy weather causing power outages

NEW — 11:45 a.m. Aug. 29, 2015 An August windstorm is already causing... Read »

PSE is upgrading transmission lines in Talus area

NEW — 6 a.m. Aug. 29, 2015 Puget Sound Energy will start work soon on... Read »

Walgreens hosts fundraiser for wildfire-fighting efforts

NEW — 2 p.m. Aug. 28, 2015 To help victims of the forest fires in the... Read »

Help raise money for disaster relief at spaghetti dinner Sept. 3

NEW — 6 a.m. Aug. 28, 2015 In light of the recent fires in Eastern Washington,... Read »

Klahanie annexation area ZIP code will remain the same

NEW — 5:38 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015 Although Klahanie proper and several adjacent... Read »

New noise protections kick in for unincorporated King County

NEW — 5:27 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015 New and improved noise guidelines for residents... Read »

Registration is open for citizen’s police academy

NEW — 5:25 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015 Starting in September, the Issaquah Police... Read »

Sammamish watershed receives Flood Control District grants

NEW — 5:19 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015 The King County Flood Control District... Read »

Vasa Park beach reopens; officials say water quality is safe for swimming and boating

NEW — 3:33 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015 Vasa Park beach on Lake Sammamish is again... Read »

State Route 18 will be closed near Tiger Mountain this weekend

NEW — 6 a.m. Aug. 27, 2015 Drivers who use state Route 18 near Tiger... Read »

Future transit plans include bringing light rail to Issaquah

NEW — 4:20 p.m. Aug. 26, 2015 Visiting city after city and holding numerous... Read »

Correction

Christine Cezar’s graduation notice was incorrect in the Aug. 20 issue. Cezar... Read »


Opinion

Editorial — Consider volunteering in the classroom

On Tuesday, Issaquah parents will whisk their children off to school, symbolically... Read »

Off The Press — Work with law officers, not against them

Let me ask you good readers a question — when did it become acceptable... Read »

To the Editor — Aug. 27, 2015

Police Police can grow their budget and save lives Police Chief Scott Behrbaum,... Read »

Home Country — The joys of memories great and small

Billy’s been a busy guy ever since he became the official town dog here.... Read »


Sports

Issaquah soccer has many new faces, same high expectations

NEW — 2:50 p.m., Aug. 31, 2015 Characterizing the changes for this year’s... Read »

Skyline soccer starts over on back line, still has scoring punch

NEW — 2:35 p.m., Aug. 31, 2015 The Skyline High School girls soccer team... Read »

Liberty swimmers hit the pool with quest to defend state title

NEW — 2:13 p.m. Aug. 31, 2015 If Liberty High School swimmer Ellie Hohensinner... Read »


Community

4Culture awards equipment grants

NEW — 5:15 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015 4Culture’s Cultural Equipment program... Read »

Snoqualmie hydroelectric museum hosts tours

NEW — 2:23 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015 The Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Museum... Read »


Schools

Issaquah School District students head back to class

NEW — 5:45 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015 By Greg FarrarJane Harris (right), the... Read »

Angels in wait: Issaquah High School program helps students in need

NEW — 3:25 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015 It can be unsettling for a high-school... Read »

School district embraces the new

NEW — Noon Aug. 26, 2015 As students head back to school Sept. 1, many... Read »


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