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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 -- 6:00 am
Liberty student wins 'Influence the Choice' video contest
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 6 a.m. April 16, 2014 Liberty High School junior Ashton Herrild took home the top prize in the Drug Free Community Coalition's 2014 "Influence the Choice" student video contest. Herrild's two-minute video encouraged peers to "live for the nights you'll never forget," rather than "the nights you won't remember," and live a drug-free life. His [...] Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 6:38 pm
Council hears about Central Issaquah Plan
Sammamish Review - Before it agrees to support it, the Sammamish City Council wanted to hear about Issaquah's plan to develop more than 1,000 acres straddling Interstate 90. Sammamish is agreeing to support the Central Issaquah Plan, which is Issaquah's bid to be named a regional growth center as part of a deal to expedite the transfer of the Klahanie annexation area ... (more) Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 6:18 pm
Talus expansion among comp plan considerations
Issaquah Press - Another annexation will face consideration since the Issaquah City Council approved the docket for a comprehensive plan update April 7. Developers want to expand the Talus urban village by adding another 49.2 acres to the city. The plan received scrutiny during the March 11 Land & Shore Committee meeting. "The Talus Management Services request is for an [...] Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 6:16 pm
Ukrainian turmoil hits close to home
Issaquah Press - Issaquah resident Yuriy Vasyleha watches news reports of Ukrainian unrest with a mix of heartache and worry. For him, the conflict occurring a world away is immensely personal, because the eastern-European nation is his native country, and where most of his relatives still call home. "I feel really bad, but I cannot do anything," he said. Protests erupted [...] Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 6:15 pm
Council OKs large list of possible comprehensive plan updates
Issaquah Press - The Issaquah City Council expects a big update to the city's comprehensive plan in 2015. During its April 7 regular meeting, the council approved docket of proposed changes to the plan. There are 19 items, which the administration will investigate whether to include them into the state-mandated plan. Comprehensive plans are required by state law to include [...] Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 6:14 pm
Make donations to mudslide emergency responders at Lowe's
Issaquah Press - In response to the recent deadly Oso mudslide, Lowe's has activated its American Red Cross customer donation program in all Washington stores to provide a convenient place for customers to make financial donations. As a member of the Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program, Lowe's pledges donations on an ongoing basis in advance of disasters to [...] Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 6:13 pm
Editorial -- Turns out you can fight City Hall after all
Issaquah Press - Turns out you can fight City Hall after all While it may be true that you can't fight City Hall and win, you might be able to win it over. So, it seems, is the case with Save Squak in its battle over Squak Mountain land that was set for logging a little more than a year [...] Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 6:12 pm
Lakes stocked for April 26 lowland lakes opener?
Issaquah Press - Washington's biggest fishing day of the year -- the lowland lakes trout opener -- is April 26. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife plans to plant about 16.5 million trout and kokanee in hundreds of lakes. Those fish include 2.3 million catchable trout, nearly 115,000 jumbo trout weighing up to 11 pounds each and more than [...] Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 6:11 pm
Issaquah residents: Ready, set, speak!
Issaquah Press - I hope you have opinions, citizens of Issaquah, because they could really come in handy. The next few months seem yet again chock full of important decisions that the City Council will make. I have heard and reported repeatedly that they want public input on all matters that will impact the future of Issaquah. So, this [...] Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 6:10 pm
Adventure Kids Playcare hosts spring festival
Issaquah Press - Adventure Kids Playcare is hosting its fifth annual spring festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 19 at its Issaquah location, 775 N.W. Gilman Blvd. The free festival features a dunk tank, bouncy houses, an Easter egg hunt, laser tag, indoor video game trailer, a hamster ball racetrack and more. Adventure Kids Playcare is a unique [...] Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 6:10 pm
Get a free bike helmet and fitting April 26
Issaquah Press - Bicycle injuries are one of the top reasons for emergency room visits for children ages 5 to 14 among sports injuries. That is why the staff at Olympic Physical Therapy feels it is not enough to just wear a bicycle helmet, it needs to be properly fitted as well. Olympic Physical Therapy is offering a free bicycle [...] Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 6:10 pm
To the Editor
Issaquah Press - Tent City Taking in the homeless is an act of kindness I am writing about Tent City 4 at my church, Faith Methodist Church. We are doing a good thing, and for all the people that are complaining, they are complaining about an act of kindness. The homeless people need help, and I'm proud our church is taking in [...] Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 4:15 pm
Spring Festival back next week with carnival, BBQ and more
The Monroe Monitor & Valley News - Isabella Hankins, 8, of Issaquah, enjoys the Evergreen State Spring Festival in Monroe last year. Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 11:24 am
Cougar Mountain Zoo tiger birthday celebration
Issaquah Press - Full story available at Issaquah Press Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 6:00 am
Help beautify Issaquah on April 26
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 6 a.m. April 15, 2014 Mark your calendar now. The Downtown Issaquah Association hosts its citywide Keep Issaquah Beautiful Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26. Individuals, businesses and local organizations are invited to spend a few hours making the community a better place by picking up trash and planting flowers. Check in [...] Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 5:00 am
More help navigating the college-application obstacle course
Seattle Times - ... Harvard University President Lawrence Summers. Also consider the College Success Foundation : Headquartered in Issaquah, the foundation works with students as early as fifth grade, mentors them through college (similar to Rainier Scholars) and has ... Read more...
Monday, April 14, 2014 -- 4:25 pm
New trails add to fun as Tiger Mountain biking opens for season
Seattle Times - Mountain-biking season opened over the weekend on Tiger Mountain, southeast of Issaquah, with a new 3-mile trail link extending the east Tiger Mountain trail system to 12 miles. Read more...
Monday, April 14, 2014 -- 2:39 pm
Bomb threat leads to quick capture; police say suspect used his own phone
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 2:40 p.m. April 14, 2014 Issaquah police arrested a 21-year-old man for making a bomb threat to the Ross clothing store April 13. The threat led to the evacuation of businesses in the area of the 900 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard, according to a press release from the Issaquah Police Department. The business received a [...] Read more...
Monday, April 14, 2014 -- 6:00 am
Bring recreational marijuana concerns to April 14 public meeting
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 6 a.m. April 14, 2014 Marijuana discussions will continue during the Issaquah City Council's April 14 work session. The public meeting, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at 135 E, Sunset Way, will cover ongoing deliberations about city regulations for any recreational marijuana business to take place within Issaquah. There is currently a moratorium on recreational marijuana business [...] Read more...
Sunday, April 13, 2014 -- 10:00 am
Monday is last day to register to vote in special election
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 10 a.m. April 13, 2014 If you're not yet registered to vote, you must register in person by 4:30 p.m. April 14 to vote in the April 22 Special Election that will include the countywide measure Proposition 1. Proposition 1 would provide dedicated transportation funding available to preserve current Metro Transit service levels and provide [...] Read more...

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