10 hrs ago
City, schools to discuss using schools as shelters
In a joint meeting of the city and the Issaquah and Lake Washington school boards May 14, city officials asked school district officials if their buildings might be used in emergencies.
14 hrs ago
Killers in lingerie: Village’s snazzy ‘Chicago’
A Village Theatre production. Through June 29 and July 5-28 ; $22-$63 . It's a tempting invitation, that opening song in the Broadway musical "Chicago." And a lot of people have taken Velma Kelly, one of the show's unrepentant murderesses, up on her offer.
18 hrs ago
Election picture firms up for Sammamish
Of the four City Council races this year, one will be contested. The seat left open by John James will see a contest between former Councilwoman Kathleen Huckabay and Larry Wright.
Wed May 22, 2013
Snoqualmie Valley Record
See you at the movies: Young filmmakers' visions on view at North Bend film fest Thursday
Nick Polito, Oliver Eriksen, Christian Duvall and Jimmy Jacobson won a northwest student film award for their commercial promoting Mount Si High School's Digital Media Academy Local talent and creativity is celebrated annually with the Wildcat Film Festival, the big-screen premiere of student films at the North Bend Theatre.
The Bothell Reporter
UW Bothell dedicates new Veterans Archway to honor veterans
Veterans, elected officials and the community are invited to join the UW Bothell campus community in dedicating the new Veterans Archway, a permanent welcome to veterans seeking a college education, on May 28.
Mercer Island Reporter
Mercer Island School District's Dingle wants to get bond issue finished, announces reelection bid
After a bruising defeat of the bond measure designed to bring Mercer Island schools into a place for 21st century learning, School Board member Adair Dingle said she is determined to stay on the board to ensure that the next such measure - greatly revised and reduced in scope from the original measure - will pass.
Engineering Students Develop a Super "Space Stethoscope"
Even though astronauts receive some general medical training in preparation for a stay aboard the ISS, most of them still aren't medical professionals by any means - and with the inherent difficulties of microgravity and the relatively noisy environment inside the Station, even a simple diagnostic task like listening to a heartbeat can be a ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
NSD considering schedule changes
Northshore schools will likely change next year's school calendar to make the school day 10 minutes longer with a two-hour early release or late arrival once per week.
Mon May 20, 2013
Water district fears well contamination from Issaquah
A dispute flared into the public eye May 6 as Issaquah officials and the Sammamish Plateau Water & Sewer District sparred over storm water pollution and Issaquah's intentions to take over principal wells owned by the district.
Sun May 19, 2013
Journal of the San Juans
County manager candidates: and then there were two
A day and a half of closed-session interviews with applicants for the open county manager position has reduced the field to two finalists.
Thu May 16, 2013
Shopping locally is always important
Sammamish's budget update contained a lot of good news, including an increase in sales tax revenue.
Wed May 15, 2013
Police blotter May 15
Police responded to a home on the 1500 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Northeast when the woman who lives there reported missing items.
Issaquah School Board member Marnie Maraldo seeks re-election
Maraldo, of Newcastle, occupies the District 2 seat, representing Newcastle and the southwest portion of the Issaquah school district.
Tue May 14, 2013
Eastside Business Awards honor local talent
The Bellevue Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of this year's Eastside Business Awards on Monday, May 6. Businesses were recognized for their commitment to community, innovation and quality.
Mon May 13, 2013
Department of Ecology’s water-filtering plans
Janet Sailer, from Sammamish Plateau Water and Sewer District, stands near one of the three district's wells that draws half of the drinking water from the aquifer below where she is standing.
King County cops to target seat belt and cellphone violators
King County law enforcement agencies will deploy extra patrols beginning next week to look for unbuckled drivers and passengers and drivers who are on their cellphones.
Sammamish-Issaquah Blogs: Special Sessions, Water District Dispute & More
From summer recreation to the neighborhood buzz, our Local Voices Bloggers fill us in on the interesting, important and humorous parts of life in Sammamish and Issaquah.
Bike to Work Day Rolls in to Issaquah on Friday
Cascade Bicycle Club's annual Bike to Work Day is just a few days away, and organizers are gearing up for another big turnout.
Musicians Wanted for National Music Day June 21 in Downtown Issaquah
Issaquah is making music on Friday, June 21, 2013, to celebrate National Music Day.
$234,000 in Boeing Stock Certificates Stolen from Sammamish Home - Sammamish Police Blotter
Sammamish Police are investigating a residential burglary on the 1800 block of East Lake Sammamish Place SE involving a small safe full of valuables, including $234,000 in Boeing stock certificates, ripped off a wall and stolen from the home.