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Swap books at the Recology Store in Gilman Village

NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 5, 2015

Through Sept. 25, families can donate kids books at the Recology Store in Issaquah.

A Book Swap will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 26 at the store, 317 N.W. Gilman Blvd., Suite 22. Store hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

The event provides families an opportunity to bring in unwanted books in good condition and receive a donation ticket for each book donated. On Sept. 26, all kids with donation tickets can come to the Book Swap and pick up book with their tickets.

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Sports

Skyline football stages fourth-quarter comeback, stuns Issaquah, 31-28

NEW – 11:36 p.m., Sept. 4, 2015

For the players on Skyline High School’s sideline, there wasn’t much doubt what was going to happen when kicker Jack Crane eyed a potential game-winning, 44-yard field goal in overtime against rival Issaquah.

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Schools

Skyline student earns youth writing award

NEW — 4:22 p.m. Sept. 4, 2015

Elaine Park, 16, a student at Skyline High School, earned a 2015 Youth Honor Award from Skipping Stones, a youth-centered multicultural magazine.

Park was one of 10 award recipients from the U.S., Singapore and Hong Kong, all between the ages of 13-17. The winners received a certificate, five multicultural and/or nature books, a subscription to Skipping Stones, and an invitation to join the magazine’s student review board.

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Swap books at the Recology Store in Gilman Village

NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 5, 2015 Through Sept. 25, families can donate kids... Read »

Administration recommends lowering Newport Way Northwest limit to 30 mph, wants lower limits on three other streets

NEW — 4:54 p.m. Sept. 4, 2015 City administration seems ready to recommend... Read »

Spiritwood fundraiser tops $2,600 for wildfire victims

NEW — 4:20 p.m. Sept. 4, 2015 In light of the recent fires in Eastern... Read »

Community center to close for Labor Day

NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 4, 2015 The Issaquah Community Center will close at... Read »

HOAs back petition to delay development on Newport Way Northwest

NEW — 11 a.m. Sept. 3, 2015 As of mid-last week, 73 people had signed... Read »

Fantastic Fly-in takes off Sept. 12

NEW — 10:57 a.m. Sept. 3, 2015 Expect to see more than your average paraglider... Read »

Leo and Rose Finnegan are named Hometown Heroes

  NEW — 10:51 a.m. Sept. 3, 2015 As a child, Tim Finnegan longingly... Read »

Police blotter

NEW — 10:36 a.m. Sept. 3, 2015 Car break-ins At 10:03 a.m. Aug. 21,... Read »

Issaquah Singers is accepting new members, holding auditions Sept. 10

NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 3, 2015 After taking a summer hiatus, Issaquah Singers... Read »

Registration is now open for emergency preparedness training

NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 2, 2015 Registration is now open for the fall session... Read »

County investigates E. coli outbreaks linked to Issaquah and Sammamish farmers markets

NEW — 12:07 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015 While a county health official would not... Read »

Washington State Patrol detectives seek witnesses to a felony hit-and-run collision

NEW — 10 a.m. Sept. 1, 2015 The Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses... Read »

Nineteen of 157 recreational marijuana stores sold to minors; Issaquah store was not one of them

NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 1, 2015 In the first complete round of compliance... Read »

Eastside Baby Corner hosts sixth annual Pants Party to help send local children back to school prepared

NEW — 6 a.m. Aug. 31, 2015 Eastside Baby Corner will hold its sixth annual... Read »

People reduced water use by 10 percent; officials ask for continued practice

NEW — 6 a.m. Aug. 30, 2015 Cascade Water Alliance commended its members... Read »

Windy weather causing power outages

NEW — 11:45 a.m. Aug. 29, 2015 An August windstorm is already causing... Read »

PSE is upgrading transmission lines in Talus area

NEW — 6 a.m. Aug. 29, 2015 Puget Sound Energy will start work soon on... Read »


Opinion

Editorial — Too much testing in high schools should end

What is happening in Washington’s public high schools gives testing a... Read »

Off The Press — Your contest photos are an inspiration

Hi readers! Here is a heads-up to look forward to the work of some great... Read »

To the Editor — Sept. 3, 2015

Development Stand up for your city and get involved in decisions Like many... Read »

Home Country — A hot, dry summer needs some rain

There are a few universal truths in our lives: The sun comes up in the... Read »


Sports

Skyline football stages fourth-quarter comeback, stuns Issaquah, 31-28

NEW – 11:36 p.m., Sept. 4, 2015 For the players on Skyline High School’s... Read »

Skyline moves another home game due to construction

NEW — 10:09 a.m. Sept. 3, 2015 The Skyline High School football team... Read »

Issaquah soccer has many new faces, same high expectations

NEW — 2:50 p.m., Aug. 31, 2015 Characterizing the changes for this year’s... Read »

Skyline soccer starts over on back line, still has scoring punch

NEW — 2:35 p.m., Aug. 31, 2015 The Skyline High School girls soccer team... Read »

Liberty swimmers hit the pool with quest to defend state title

NEW — 2:13 p.m. Aug. 31, 2015 If Liberty High School swimmer Ellie Hohensinner... Read »


Community

Teens send national ‘you matter’ suicide prevention message

NEW — 10:42 a.m. Sept. 3, 2015 According to the Washington State Department... Read »

Engagement — DeVere-Houghton

Rebecca DeVere, of Sammamish, and Jeffrey Houghton, also of Sammamish,... Read »

College News — graduates, scholarships, deans’ lists

Graduates The following students graduated Aug. 17 from the University... Read »


Schools

Skyline student earns youth writing award

NEW — 4:22 p.m. Sept. 4, 2015 Elaine Park, 16, a student at Skyline High... Read »

Issaquah School District students head back to class

NEW — 5:45 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015 By Greg FarrarJane Harris (right), the... Read »


Arts & Entertainment

Second Saturday Film Series returns Sept. 12

NEW — 5:27 p.m. Sept. 4, 2015 Issaquah’s Second Saturday Film Series... Read »

Trails club hosts photo contest, public vote is during Salmon Days

NEW — 4:39 p.m. Sept. 4, 2015 The Issaquah Alps Trails Club invites the... Read »

New musical comes full circle

NEW — 10:25 a.m. Sept. 3, 2015 After a decade in the works, Village Theatre... Read »

Tim Flood for Issaquah City Council fundraiser features comedian Justin Rupple

NEW — 10:22 a.m. Sept. 3, 2015 Justin Rupple – a native of Issaquah... Read »