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Saturday, August 29, 2015 -- 6:00 am
PSE is upgrading transmission lines in Talus area
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 6 a.m. Aug. 29, 2015 Puget Sound Energy will start work soon on Cougar Mountain electrical lines from Talus to the corner of Newport Way Northwest and state Route 900. Crews will install new distribution wires and upgrade the existing transmission system. The work is meant to improve the reliability of the electric service and [...] Read more...
Saturday, August 29, 2015 -- 2:11 am
The power of play: You're never too old, and it's good for you
HeraldNet - ... passion closer to home. Among her recent sightings: Snowy owls in Stanwood, a brambling (rare Eurasian migrant) in Issaquah, and her "most exciting discovery," three Western scrub jays in her own backyard, a species that was common to her former ... Read more...
Friday, August 28, 2015 -- 9:31 pm
KingCo 4A football breakdown: Issaquah
Seattle Times - Head coach Buddy Bland is his second year back as the Eagles' coach and returns six starters on both sides of the ball from a team that finished 5-5 last season. QB Cam Humphrey is back as the starter, but he will need support with the team's top rusher and receiver gone to graduation. Read more...
Friday, August 28, 2015 -- 2:00 pm
Walgreens hosts fundraiser for wildfire-fighting efforts
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 2 p.m. Aug. 28, 2015 To help victims of the forest fires in the Pacific Northwest, and aid recovery efforts in the region, shoppers at Walgreens through Sept. 8 can make donations to the American Red Cross in increments of $1, $5 or $10. Donations will go to the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to [...] Read more...
Friday, August 28, 2015 -- 12:24 pm
Bryant Ellis Jr.
Issaquah Press - Bryant 'Tex' Ellis Jr., of Sammamish, died Aug. 23, 2015, in Issaquah. He was 86. A Celebration of Life Service will be from 5-8 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015, at Vasa Hall Ballroom, West Lake Sammamish Parkway, Bellevue. Tex was born March 2, 1929, in Rock Island, Illinois, to Bryant Henry Ellis Sr. and Nevada Olga Roebling. Tex was [...] Read more...
Friday, August 28, 2015 -- 6:11 am
Lake Sammamish State Park to include new playground in 2016
Sammamish Review - ... ons can also be sent to Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park (a registered nonprofit organization) at P.O. Box 605, Issaquah, WA 98027. Read more...
Friday, August 28, 2015 -- 6:00 am
Help raise money for disaster relief at spaghetti dinner Sept. 3
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 6 a.m. Aug. 28, 2015 In light of the recent fires in Eastern Washington, Village Concepts' retirement and assisted living communities throughout Washington state are coming together to show their support for the cause through their Village Concepts Cares program. To raise money for the victims, Spiritwood at Pine Lake Assisted Living and Memory Care, [...] Read more...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 5:49 pm
City, school district join local businesses honored for waste prevention
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 5:48 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015 The city of Issaquah, the Issaquah School District and several local businesses were honored by King County's Solid Waste Division on its eighth annual list of Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling. Every year, King County Executive Dow Constantine and the King County Solid Waste Division honor businesses and [...] Read more...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 5:45 pm
New Toll Brothers community is open in Issaquah?
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 5:45 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015 Homebuilder Toll Brothers has opened The Overlook at Brookshire, a new luxury community nestled at the south end of the Sammamish Plateau. The collection of single-family homes is within five minutes of Interstate 90 and the many amenities of the Issaquah Highlands shopping center. The community features nearly seven acres [...] Read more...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 5:40 pm
Klahanie annexation area ZIP code will remain the same
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 5:38 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015 Although Klahanie proper and several adjacent neighborhoods are about to leap from unincorporated King County into the city of Sammamish, residents there will make the transition without having to change their addresses. Their homes will stay on the same foundations, the street names will remain the same, and even the [...] Read more...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 5:37 pm
Issaquah nonprofit receives Bank of America grant
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 5:37 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015 Issaquah-based Mentoring Works Washington was one of 13 nonprofit organizations that recently received a total of $311,000 in grants from Bank of America. The $40,000 will help advance workforce development and education opportunities here in the Puget Sound region -- giving low-income individuals and families increased access to financial education, [...] Read more...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 5:35 pm
KeyBank receives Seattle mayor's award
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 5:35 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015 Issaquah resident and KeyBank Retail Sales Team Leader John Roehm accepted one of four inaugural Seattle Mayor Edward B. Murray's Financial Empowerment Champion Awards on behalf of KeyBank. KeyBank was recognized for its financial and volunteer support of the city's Financial Empowerment Center, part of Murray's solution to achieving financial [...] Read more...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 5:29 pm
Retail Properties of America, Inc. buys Coal Creek Marketplace
Newcastle News - ... ality, strategically located shopping centers in the United States. The company also owns Heritage Square in nearby Issaquah. Read more...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 5:27 pm
New noise protections kick in for unincorporated King County
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 5:27 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015 New and improved noise guidelines for residents living in unincorporated King County are in effect. Twelve separate county noise code chapters were consolidated into one, so residents can find the regulations easily, according to a news release. The new regulations shift the enforcement focus for neighborhood noise from solely technical decibel [...] Read more...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 5:26 pm
Registration is open for citizen's police academy
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 5:25 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015 Starting in September, the Issaquah Police Department will hold a free 10-week Citizens' Police Academy for adults 21 and older who live or work in Issaquah. Meet the men and women who serve and protect the community every day, ride along with a police officer and become a more informed [...] Read more...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 5:20 pm
Sammamish watershed receives Flood Control District grants
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 5:19 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015 The King County Flood Control District approved nearly $4.5 million in grant funding July 13 for a range of projects aimed at improving water quality, protecting and restoring habitat and supporting salmon recovery efforts in four King County watersheds. The Flood District board of supervisors actions will boost the efforts [...] Read more...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 5:16 pm
4Culture awards equipment grants
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 5:15 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015 4Culture's Cultural Equipment program provided the following grants to local arts, heritage and preservation organizations to purchase equipment they need to do their best work: ArtEAST received $4,000 for information technology and office upgrade. The city of Newcastle received $9,000 for a stage tent for community events. The Renton Historical Society received [...] Read more...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 5:13 pm
Providence Marianwood Foundation names new director
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 5:12 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015 Jenna Higgins was recently promoted to executive director of the Providence Marianwood Foundation. She has been serving as the development director for past nine months. "I look forward to continuing to serve and partner with our generous supporters in this new capacity," Higgins said in a news release. "Marianwood is dedicated to [...] Read more...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 3:34 pm
Vasa Park beach reopens; officials say water quality is safe for swimming and boating
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 3:33 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015 Vasa Park beach on Lake Sammamish is again open for swimming and boating after being closed Monday in response to a sewage overflow from King County's Sunset Pump Station. Laboratory tests conducted over several days confirmed water quality is safe for recreation. On Aug. 27, Public Health - Seattle & [...] Read more...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 3:26 pm
Angels in wait: Issaquah High School program helps students in need
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 3:25 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015 It can be unsettling for a high-school student who can't afford functional clothing, prom attire or the fees to participate in certain classes, clubs and sports. Issaquah High School began addressing those issues three years ago when its PTSA formed an Angel Program that collects a wide range of items [...] Read more...



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