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December 8, 2008

The Issaquah Press has joined forces with other newspapers across the state to gather readership and consumer spending information through an online survey.

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Walgreens pharmacy held up

December 8, 2008

A man who threatened to shoot Walgreens employees during a holdup Dec. 5 got away with prescription narcotics.

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Long-awaited trolley gets a clear track

December 8, 2008

Could be up and running by summer

At long last, the final obstacle to restoring trolley service in Issaquah was removed Dec. 1 by the City Council. A vintage streetcar could be operating downtown by summer 2009. Read more

District schools making it easier to give to the needy

December 8, 2008

Issaquah School District students and their families are hitting the aisles of local stores to help make the holidays a bit brighter for those in need. Read more

Santa so huggable

December 8, 2008

 
Santa Claus receives a hug from Issaquah History Museums volunteer Jean Cerar Dec. 6 during the Issaquah History Museums’ annual holiday open house at the Issaquah Train Depot. Photo by Greg Farrar.

Metro Route 200 expands

December 8, 2008

King County Transportation Department

Metro Route 200 expands

The popular Metro Route 200 bus will provide expanded service to Talus and the Highlands in 2010, thanks to a financial partnership approved by the City Council Dec. 1. Other partners in the agreement are King County Metro, Port Blakely, Timber Ridge and the Talus Residential Association. Issaquah’s share is 16.9 percent of the annual cost of service, which comes to $234,548 each year to be paid by the city.

City supports bridge tolls, mostly

December 8, 2008

The city of Issaquah has taken an official stand on the question of tolls for the Lake Washington bridges, declaring support for the idea while wanting to keep it affordable to low-wage workers. Read more

Public Meetings

December 8, 2008

Dec. 10

Issaquah School District

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Residents briefed about YWCA housing facility

December 8, 2008

Several residents attended a community meeting discussing the pending lawsuit against King County and the new YWCA housing facility Nov. 24 at the King County Library Service Center.

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Government giveaway

December 8, 2008

Al Risdon (left) and Fred Moser, building maintenance workers for the city of Issaquah, unload a van Dec. 4 at the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank that was filled with food donated by city of Issaquah employees. About 538 pounds of food and $678 were donated. By Autumn Monahan/ City of Issaquah

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