April 16, 2009
NEW — 8 a.m. April 16, 2009
Drivers could be fined $124 for speeding near four schools — even if no police officers are present. Officers began to issue citations today for speeders caught by traffic cameras that overlook a busy Second Avenue school zone.
Issaquah Police Department Patrol Cmdr. Scott Behrbaum said the cameras proved to be an effective deterrent to speeders during a test period. He said traffic began to slow down after the cameras were activated.
April 13, 2009
Drivers could be fined $124 for speeding near four schools — even if no police officers are present. Officers will begin to issue citations this week for speeders caught by traffic cameras that overlook a busy Second Avenue zone near the four schools. Read more
December 29, 2008
The Christmas and New Year’s holiday period is the deadliest time of year for drunken-driving accidents, according to recent federal safety data.
In its nationwide study of drunken-driving deaths between 2001 and 2005, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found a daily average of 36. But that jumps to 45 around Christmas, and to 54 during the New Year’s holiday. Read more
October 7, 2008
Better Sunday weather saves the day
A heavy downpour and blustery weather put a damper on attendance Saturday at this year’s Salmon Day festival, but the skies cleared up Sunday, much to the delight of organizers.