Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank to benefit from toiletry donations during ‘Soap for Hope’

AAA’s Eastside stores are teaming up with local charities to provide fresh opportunities for our neighbors in need. This year marks the 10th anniversary of… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2017


Washington State Auditor Pat McCarthy, Deputy State Auditor Keri Rooney and Program Manager Wendy W. Choy. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Washington state auditor: More accountability audits needed for state agencies

Auditor’s office seeking $700,000 from Washington Legislature


Issaquah artist chosen to judge submissions in international competition

Issaquah resident and fantasy artist Laurie Lee Brom will be judging and selecting artwork to be included in a newly designed printing of Mary Wollstonecraft… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2017


Investor would have turned Providence Heights into veterans village

A private investor approached Churchome with a plan to buy and preserve Providence Heights.

Couple, son found dead at Sammamish home in double murder-suicide | UPDATE

Update: On Monday afternoon, the King County Sheriff’s Office announced that detectives believe that the adult son killed his parents and then himself in the… Continue reading

Overlake urges young e-cigarette users to quit the habit

The American Cancer Society’s annual Great American Smokeout on Thursday, Nov. 16, was recognized by communities all over the country, including Overlake Hospital, as a… Continue reading

Issaquah residents encouraged to shop local this holiday season

Get Excited for Issaquah’s Shop Local Campaign. Customers will be encouraged to shop at local participating stores for the holidays with an opportunity to win… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2017
The Holiday Gift Barn makes sure that every child, regardless of family income, has a special holiday. Photo courtesy of Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank

Holiday Gift Barn offers presents for kids in need

The Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank is looking for volunteers and donations for its annual Holiday Gift Barn. During the first full week of December,… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2017
The Holiday Gift Barn makes sure that every child, regardless of family income, has a special holiday. Photo courtesy of Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank

Issaquah Teen Cafe to give local students a new opportunity

A new Issaquah coffee spot will soon give local teenagers a special place to call their own. The all new Issaquah Teen Cafe, tentatively set… Continue reading

Sammamish church seeks gifts for Operation Christmas Child

Now through Monday, Nov. 20, Sammamish Hills Lutheran Church, located at 22818 SE Eighth St. in Sammamish, is collecting shoe boxes full of gifts for… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2017

Issaquah’s Eastside Baby Corner luncheon raises over $335,000 for ‘brighter futures’

Nonprofit provides clothing, diapers and more to children in four counties

EvergreenHealth opens new urgent care center in Sammamish

EvergreenHealth opened its fourth urgent care location on the Puget Sound region’s Eastside, with a new location in Sammamish. This latest expansion, which is co-located… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

‘Gym on wheels’ coming to Issaquah, Sammamish

We’ve all been there — you meant to stop at the gym, but with getting the kids off to school, a long day at the… Continue reading

Vehicle vandalized with black spray paint | Sammamish Police Blotter, Oct. 25 – Nov. 2

The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in the city of Sammamish. Persons arrested are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

Issaquah church to provide 1,500 free turkeys, bags of groceries on Nov. 18

Eastridge Church will provide 1,500 free Thanksgiving turkeys and bags of groceries to families in need on Saturday, Nov. 18, beginning at 9 a.m. (while… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

School district makes move to acquire land in Sammamish

The school board entered into a purchase and sale agreement for three parcels

Daytime memory care facility opens in Sammamish

Old Friends Club is celebrating the addition of a third location offering client-centered care to Eastside families dealing with dementia. The Sammamish program officially opens… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2017

Issaquah High School among teams to participate in Special Olympics robotics championship

The Pacific Science Center will host the 2017 Special Olympics Unified Robotics Championship from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 12 for the second… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2017

Issaquah veteran helped others through life and death

For the late Derek “Chip” Hansen of Issaquah, the desire to help others began at a young age. “Once you were his friend, you were… Continue reading

Narcan, the Eastside and how to curb the overdose epidemic

Emergency medical technicians in Redmond have been carrying the opioid overdose-reversing drug Naloxone since the spring of 2016, and last year alone first responders used… Continue reading