Would-be copper thief disrupts cable service for Issaquah customers

January 5, 2010

Vandalism caused cable outages Dec. 26 and 28 for about 6,000 Broadstripe customers, including Issaquah Highlands and Providence Point residents. Read more

Would-be copper thief disrupts cable service for Issaquah customers

December 29, 2009

UPDATED — 4:50 p.m. Dec. 29, 2009

Vandalism caused cable outages Saturday and Monday for about 6,000 Broadstripe customers, including Issaquah Highlands and Providence Point residents.

Customers experienced outages from 4:15 p.m. Monday to 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, and from 7 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Saturday after a vandal damaged a utility conduit near Duvall — and then vandalized temporary repairs.

Broadstripe General Manager David Irons said alarms alerted the cable provider to the initial outage. A vandal cut into a large fiber optic cable near state Route 203 and Fay Road Northeast, just outside Duvall.

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