PSAT scores available after Jan. 4

December 29, 2009

Scores for students who participated in the districtwide Pre Scholastic Assessment Tests this fall will be available Jan. 4.

Parents interested in learning what the scores mean for students and additional opportunities available for them having taken the tests can attend a meeting with district officials at 6 p.m. Jan. 6 in the administration building, 565 N.W. Holly St.

Parents can review their child’s answers and find out how to improve their skills in areas like math, reading and writing, and learn about the National Merit Scholarship Program.

District officials can also help parents and students create an educational plan to help students reach their goals.

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Klahanie Park transfer revives annexation talk

December 15, 2009

Klahanie residents want answers about what will happen to the community after Sammamish acquires Klahanie Park from cash-strapped King County. Read more

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County budget preserves public safety, Metro funds

November 24, 2009

Among the winners in the 2010 budget approved by the King County Council: Metro bus riders and domestic violence prevention programs. The losers include county-run animal shelters and the council and county executive, whose staffs will be trimmed to save money. Read more

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Press Editorial

November 17, 2009

Early signs from county exec are encouraging

In the weeks since King County voters picked Dow Constantine as next county executive, the leader-in-waiting has taken several steps to include Issaquah and Eastside voices in the transition. We applaud these efforts. Read more

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Klahanie Park closer to transfer of ownership

November 3, 2009

The King County Parks Department has taken a major step toward ceding Klahanie Park to the city of Sammamish. Read more

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County executive candidates focus on Eastside issues

October 13, 2009

King County executive race

King County executive candidates Dow Constantine and Susan Hutchison are engaged in a down-to-the-wire push to appeal to Eastside voters. But political experts said the effort by the candidates, both Seattleites, could be difficult.

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Sammamish explores taking over Klahanie Park

September 15, 2009

Sammamish City Councilwoman Kathy Huckabay has suggested that Sammamish take over Klahanie Park. Read more

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County could close four parks as cost-cutting measure

August 18, 2009

Klahanie Park and more than three dozen other King County parks could be closed by Jan. 1 as county officials seek to trim $4.6 million amid a $56.4 million budget shortfall. Read more

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