Public meetings scheduled regarding YWCA housing facility; first one is Monday

November 22, 2008

NEW — 5:21 p.m. November 22, 2008

Building permits for remodeling may have been approved by King County for the new YWCA facility near Cedar Grove Road, but local residents have not withdrawn their lawsuit. Read more

520 tolling: Learn more Tuesday

November 22, 2008

NEW 4:44 p.m. November 22, 2008

Interested in learning more about tolling related to Highway 520?

The Issaquah community is invited to City Hall South, 135 E. Sunset Way, from 5-6 p.m. Tuesday to learn more about the process and proposed scenarios, as well as provide input. Representatives from the 520 Tolling Implementation Committee will be there to answer questions and collect feedback. Read more

Timeline is extended on Park Pointe land swap proposal

November 22, 2008

NEW 4:38 p.m. November 22, 2008

When the Park Pointe Transfer of Development Rights to Issaquah Highlands proposal was first announced in September, Issaquah City Council action was expected by Dec. 1. Read more

State Police seek information about police impersonator

November 21, 2008

NEW — 3:55 p.m. November 21, 2008

The Washington State Patrol is seeking help from the public in the investigation of a 28-year-old male from Cashmere who they say was impersonating a police officer.

Detectives want to talk with anyone who may have had contact with Andy Paul Hicks when he was impersonating a police officer. They are also looking for any witnesses who may have seen Hicks stopping vehicles in King and Pierce counties or identifying himself as a police officer during other situations.

Andy Hicks
Andy Hicks

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Come to the “Twilight” Prom tonight

November 21, 2008

NEW — 11:30 a.m. November 21, 2008

The Issaquah Library is hosting a “Twilight” Prom from 4:30-5:30 p.m. today.

Come dressed as your favorite character from the “Twilight” series to win movie tickets and copies of Stephenie Meyer’s newest book, “Breaking Dawn.” Prizes will be given for best costume.

The library is at 10 W. Sunset Way. Call 392-5430.

 

Two Issaquah gas stations are on state cleanup list

November 20, 2008

NEW — 10:30 a.m. November 20, 2008

The state Department of Ecology and Shell Oil Co. have signed an agreement to clean up contamination at 83 current and former gas stations in Western Washington.

Two of those stations are in Issaquah — one near City Hall and the other at the intersection of Front Street and Gilman Boulevard. Read more

All three area football teams get first-round wins

November 19, 2008

Skyline extends win streak to 25 with 49-6 romp over Federal Way

Those who follow the undefeated Skyline High School football team know it has strong blockers, speedy kick returners and nearly uncoverable wide receivers. Read more

Issaquah uses road-warrior mentality to hold off Kentwood

November 19, 2008

Grant Gellatly, Issaquah junior running back, breaks away from Kentwood senior linebacker Bryan Carlson as Kevin Degginger (56), senior outside linebacker, blocks open a hole in the second quarter Saturday during Issaquah's 31-28 win at Issaquah Stadium. Photo b.y Christopher HuberGrant Gellatly, Issaquah junior running back, breaks away from Kentwood senior linebacker Bryan Carlson as Kevin Degginger (56), senior outside linebacker, blocks open a hole in the second quarter Saturday during Issaquah. Photo by Christopher Huber   

Other than fans in the home grandstands and the pep band cheering on the team, Issaquah’s Nov. 15 match-up against Kentwood felt more like an away game. Read more

Overlake plans new, larger clinic

November 19, 2008

   This rendering shows the front of Medical Center Issaquah’s new quarters, expected to open next summer. Art Contributed

This rendering shows the front of Medical Center Issaquah’s new quarters, expected to open next summer. Art Contributed

Overlake Hospital Medical Center announced Nov. 12 that its Medical Center Issaquah would move to new quarters in the soon-to-be-built Overlake Center at 5728 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway.

The news had been expected since August, when details of the project were presented to the Development Commission.

Overlake’s Medical Center Issaquah will be the anchor tenant, leasing 9,300 square feet for its Urgent Care Clinic, Anticoagulation Clinic, Breast Health and Women’s Services, primary care physicians’ offices and a classroom.   Read more

Businesses participate in county’s Waste Free Holidays

November 19, 2008

With more than 150 gift ideas to choose from — including three from Issaquah businesses — King County’s Waste Free Holidays program could be the perfect solution for your holiday shopping list and budget.

Now in its 13th year, Waste Free Holidays encourages giving an “experience” gift, such as theater or concert tickets, gift certificates to a restaurant or even dance lessons. All Waste Free Holiday partners offer their items with discounts ranging from 15 percent to 50 percent. Read more

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