Ballot includes tax measure, open space protections

October 20, 2009

Washington voters will decide between now and Nov. 3 whether to cap property taxes and add additional protections for county conservation land. Read more

Council elections could change EFR’s leadership

August 18, 2009

The ranks of Eastside Fire & Rescue leadership will be shaken up after Election Day. Read more

EFR board gets two new faces

January 26, 2009

Eileen BarberEileen Barber

Local fire agency Eastside Fire & Rescue has two new commissioners for 2009.

Issaquah City Councilwoman Eileen Barber will replace Councilwoman Maureen McCarry as one of Issaquah’s two representatives on EFR’s board of commissioners. The other Issaquah representative is Councilman Dave Kappler.

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EFR defers on job of emergency coordinator

January 20, 2009

Amid talks about its 2009 budget, Eastside Fire & Rescue staff members recommended filling a new emergency coordinator position. But EFR’s commissioners chose to defer filling it, saying it isn’t necessary right now. Read more

Voters to decide on new fire station

October 22, 2008

CORRECTED — 3:28 p.m. Oct. 24, 2008

At Fire Station 72, on state Route 900 at 1770 Maple St., firefighters work from a building that has been considered temporary since 2000.

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