LocalTwo male teens surrender to police after seven-hour standoff
UPDATED — 2:24 p.m. Dec. 18, 2014
Two people have surrendered to police after being barricaded in an Issaquah home after police responded to a domestic violence call early this morning.
Police arrested two 17-year-old men, according to a news release from the city. The men surrendered to police at about noon. One man was arrested for felony harassment and domestic violence. The other suspect was arrested for felony harassment.
At 5:15 a.m., police responded to a call of domestic violence at a home near Third Place Northwest and Northwest Dogwood Street. A man refused to cooperate with police, instead barricading himself inside the home and making verbal threats to the officers. The officers had been waiting him out since the initial contact.
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.