Local

Check out the salmon at several locations

NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 22, 2014

Spot the Spawners in the Lake Washington/Cedar/Sammamish Watershed this fall.

Salmon are returning to streams and rivers around Puget Sound. Watch for these natural beauties at the viewing sites around the watersheds as they make their seasonal journey. Local viewpoints include:

Lake Sammamish State Park — 2000 N.W. Sammamish Road, through October. Learn more here.  

Issaquah Creek — Self-guided tours along the creek, culminating at the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery, 125 W. Sunset Way, through Nov. 16. Learn more here.

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Sports

Issaquah girls soccer team takes on nation’s No. 1 team Saturday

NEW — Noon Sept. 19, 2014

Clearly, Tom Bunnell like challenges.

The Issaquah High School girls soccer coach has put the biggest challenge he possibly could in front of his three-time state champion program.

The Eagles, ranked No. 4 in Class 4A in Washington state, plays the match of a lifetime at 4 p.m. Saturday when they travel to face the nation’s top-ranked team, Mario Carrillo, of Santa Rosa, Calif.

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Schools

Public hearings begin for possible school closure

The Issaquah School Board has yet to set a date for when it will consider closing Tiger Mountain Community High School, but it began a public comment period last week that brought dozens of impassioned people out in defense of the alternative school.

The first public hearing regarding the possible closure of Tiger Mountain was held Sept. 10 and generated comments from students, parents and teachers. The public comment period was scheduled to last 50 minutes, but went nearly an hour longer as more than a dozen people spoke about the issue, the vast majority supporting ideas to keep it open.

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This Week


Local News

Check out the salmon at several locations

Calling all zombies for downtown walk

Drive Electric Week car show on Sunday features fast, rare cars

Comment on proposed transportation projects

Issaquah girls soccer team takes on nation’s No. 1 team Saturday

Volunteers needed for food drive

Buy or sell at unique auto and car fair this weekend

Fear of gas leak shuts down downtown Issaquah

Public hearings begin for possible school closure

Fan frenzy for football

Seventh and Gilman redevelopment begins

2014, the year the Salmon Days’ new carnival came to town

Get special presentation, tour at hatchery Sept. 19

Discover Issaquah’s seedy past during Halloween Pub Crawl

Fundraiser tops $75,000 for food, clothing bank

Give your input on Tiger Mountain school closure at Sept. 17 meeting


Opinion

Editorial — Disaster preparedness is everyone’s job

Off The Press — Ray Rice has the problem, not the NFL

To the Editor

Home Country — Small miracles are important ones


Sports

Issaquah girls soccer team takes on nation’s No. 1 team Saturday

Fan frenzy for football

Patriots overpower Highlanders, 7-0

Spartans rough up Timberwolves, 4-0

Eagles make a racket at tennis match

New cycle track connects trail system

Charity run benefits lake salmon


All About Socks & More comes to Issaquah


Schools

Public hearings begin for possible school closure

Give your input on Tiger Mountain school closure at Sept. 17 meeting


Community

Ciscoe Says — Master gardener Ciscoe Morris helps the Issaquah Grange celebrate its 80th anniversary

Help local woman raise funds for cancer research

Issaquah’s oldest church has new location

Volunteers needed for trolley

Participate in Do Something Great drive

Community news roundup — college, dean’s list, graduates, military

Opening the archives


Arts & Entertainment

Pabla Veggie Cuisine has good food, is good value