Issaquah girl wins Mini Babybel contest

NEW — 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8, 2015

Issaquah 8-year-old Gabriella Campanario and her father Agostinho Campanario won Babybel’s Big Dreamers Contest.

The Campanario family will receive a $50,000 scholarship to help Gabriella achieve her big dream of becoming a professional artist. Mini Babybel also will donate a total of $50,000 to further inspire and support big dreams for kids and teens, with $25,000 going to Boys and Girls Club of America and $25,000 going to the Campanarios’ local Boys and Girls Club of Bellevue.

Kicked off in March, Babybel celebrated the epic aspirations in all of us by showcasing the big things kids want to be when they grow up and what their parents wanted to be when they were little. Read more »


Issaquah soccer wins fight to the finish

NEW — 5:00 p.m., Oct. 9, 2015

In a matchup of the Class 4A KingCo Conference’s only unbeaten teams, it took a player who’s just getting her feet wet at the varsity level to make the game-changing play. Read more »


Nonprofit challenges school officials to walk to school Oct. 7

NEW — 4:23 p.m. Oct. 1, 2015

The national nonprofit Start School Later is challenging school officials to recognize “Walk to School Day” on October 7 by walking to school or the bus stop with their earliest starting students — typically middle or high school students.

Traditionally, school officials honor this international event by walking to school after daybreak with elementary children, but this does not create an accurate picture.

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Issaquah girl wins Mini Babybel contest

NEW — 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8, 2015 Issaquah 8-year-old Gabriella Campanario... Read »

Oil Can Henry’s supports military families with October fundraiser

NEW — 5:19 p.m. Oct. 7, 2015 Get your oil changed at Oil Can Henry’s... Read »

Christopher Reh: Some plans, policies fail the ‘reasonability test’

NEW — 5:14 p.m. Oct. 7, 2015 Unlike many candidates in the general election,... Read »

Paul Winterstein touts city’s plan for traffic, growth

NEW — 5:13 p.m. Oct. 7, 2015 “By far, the most spoken concerns are... Read »

Beaver Lake to receive
 2,500 large rainbow trout

NEW — 4:57 p.m. Oct. 7, 2015 Anglers will soon have an opportunity to... Read »

Issaquah chamber hosts playground fundraising event

NEW — 4:54 p.m. Oct. 7, 2015 The Issaquah Chamber of Commerce presents
... Read »

Second Saturday Film series presents ‘House of Usher’

NEW — 2:15 p.m. Oct. 7, 2015 The city of Issaquah’s Second Saturday... Read »

Help provide input to Issaquah’s parks and recreation plan, first meeting is Oct. 13

NEW — 12:37 p.m. Oct. 7, 2015 Help the city of Issaquah shape the future... Read »

Public input sought for Central Park improvements, first meeting is Oct. 12

NEW — 12:34 p.m. Oct. 7, 2015 The city of Issaquah is working to provide... Read »

Issaquah City Council to consider new utility rates

NEW — 12:28 p.m. Oct. 7, 2015 The Issaquah City Council is considering... Read »

Mayor’s $41.7 million budget plans include new police, traffic safety spending

NEW — 5:04 p.m. Oct. 6, 2015 Issaquah will have a general fund operating... Read »

Gibson Ek High School to open in 2016

UPDATED — 12:47 p.m. Oct. 7, 2015 The Issaquah School District will... Read »

Salmon Days crowds make world record attempt, send vendors home happy

NEW — 4:45 p.m. Oct. 5, 2015 More than 3,000 visitors to the 2015 Salmon... Read »

ArtEAST show allows local artists to say, ‘We Are’

NEW — 3:40 p.m. Oct. 5, 2015 The “We Are” show is a chance for artists... Read »

Toll Brothers opens new community in Sammamish

NEW — 3:20 p.m. Oct. 5, 2015 Woodhaven, in the heart of Sammamish, offers... Read »

422,000 fluorescent lights recycled so far in new program

NEW — 3:18 p.m. Oct. 5, 2015 More than 422,000 mercury-containing fluorescent... Read »

Free Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day event at Duthie Hill Park is tomorrow

NEW — 5:01 p.m. Oct. 2, 2015 From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 3, Evergreen... Read »

Issaquah is state’s newest Innovation Partnership Zone

NEW — 4:45 p.m. Oct. 2, 2015 The Washington State Department of Commerce... Read »

County seeks volunteers for green projects

NEW — 4:40 p.m. Oct. 2, 2015 King County seeks volunteers this weekend... Read »

Connect with The Press this Salmon Days

NEW — 3:05 p.m. Oct. 2, 2015 Issaquah is in for a “flippin’... Read »


Off The Press — Ten years of memories equals hope for 10 more

NEW — 5:09 p.m. Oct. 7, 2015 I have to try and write this without being... Read »

Home Country — Teeth fixing with a side of Shakespeare

NEW — 5:07 p.m. Oct. 7, 2015 “Mornin’ Perry,” said Dud, taking... Read »


Issaquah soccer wins fight to the finish

NEW — 5:00 p.m., Oct. 9, 2015 In a matchup of the Class 4A KingCo Conference’s... Read »

Liberty football team goes bowling after Sammamish forfeit

NEW — 1:41 p.m. Oct. 9, 2015 After a heartbreaking loss to Mercer Island... Read »

Skyline runners make charge toward postseason races

NEW — 1:50 p.m., Oct. 8, 2015 League dual meets aren’t the best way... Read »

Liberty sports roundup — Sept. 28-Oct. 2

NEW — 3:55 p.m. Oct. 5, 2015 Girls soccer The Liberty High School girls... Read »

Roundup: Skyline football routs Redmond, 46-14

NEW — 11:45 a.m., Oct. 5, 2015 Skyline High School maintained its grasp... Read »


Local man hopes Seahawks can score touchdown for organ donation

NEW — 4:06 p.m. Oct. 9, 2015 Without hesitation, Issaquah resident David... Read »

Stan’s Timber Ridge Team raises $3,350 at fundraiser walk

NEW — 3:19 p.m. Oct. 9, 2015 Stan’s Timber Ridge Team, featuring 35... Read »

Rob McKenna is keynote speaker at Eastside Friends of Seniors luncheon Oct. 16

NEW — 5:36 p.m. Oct. 7, 2015 Former Washington state Attorney General... Read »

Military News — Anthony Roy graduates from cadet leader course

NEW — 5 p.m. Oct. 7, 2015 Anthony S. Roy, an Army Reserve Officers’... Read »


Arts & Entertainment

Hip-hop night and DJ crash course is Oct. 23

NEW — 3:46 p.m. Oct. 9, 2015 Join Issaquah Dance Theatre on Oct. 23 for... Read »

King of all Nightmares comes to Beaver Lake

NEW — 3:31 p.m. Oct. 9, 2015 Stephen King was once asked a question by... Read »

See dark underside of the past on Oct. 17 hike

NEW — 6 p.m. Oct. 7, 2015 The last mine history hike of the season will... Read »

Sammamish Symphony launches season with notable guest violinist

NEW — 4:11 p.m. Oct. 7, 2015 “Overused though the expression may be,... Read »

ArtEAST show allows local artists to say, ‘We Are’

NEW — 3:40 p.m. Oct. 5, 2015 The “We Are” show is a chance for artists... Read »

New book helps graduates learn about the workplace

NEW — 3:16 p.m. Oct. 5, 2015 As an international trainer, Stephen Krempl,... Read »