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September 23, 2015 by Jill Stepp (Register to contact)

Tom Brown reports that on Sept 21, 2015, our friend and classmate, Dave Moffat, passed away from heart attack.

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March 4, 2015 by Jill Stepp (Register to contact)

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  1. Issaquah HS will be open Friday after staff immunization check  KIRO Seattle
  2. Issaquah High School reopens Friday after measles scare
  3. Issaquah SD Has Very High Measles Vaccination Rates: State  Sammamish, WA Patch
  4. List of possible measles exposure sites in western Washington
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Issaquah High School closed Thursday due to measles

Five new cases of measles were announced in western Washington this week, involving two schools. KING 5's Natalie Swaby reports.

Issaquah HS Closed After Measles Exposure  Sammamish, WA Patch

More Measles Cases Found In Puget Sound - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - Two new cases of measles have appeared in King County, including one woman ...

US News Best High Schools 2019: Where Issaquah Schools Ranked  Sammamish, WA Patch

WA Schools On Elite US News List - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - See which high schools in Issaquah made the U.S. News 2019 list.

2 school districts impacted by new measles cases  Q13 News Seattle

SEATTLE -- A rainy day couldn't stop Brent Bettis from enjoying the park with his little boy. But word that the measles has popped up in his own backyard in ...

5 cases of measles in King, Pierce, Snohomish counties

SEATTLE — The Washington State Department of Health announced four new measles cases in western Washington on Wednesday. A fifth case was ...

6th measles case confirmed in Western Washington this week

A sixth case of measles has been confirmed in Western Washington this week. The most recent case was diagnosed in a King County woman in her 40s.

NAACP Partners With Issaquah Schools After Racist Photo Incident  Sammamish, WA Patch

NAACP Partners With Issaquah Schools - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - The district and the local NAACP are working on a pilot education program, the ...

Issaquah High School students, district debate way to handle racist sign

The Issaquah School District and three Issaquah High School students explain their reactions to a student's racist Tolo sign.

Parents of Issaquah High School girl issue statement on racist photo

The parents of an Issaquah High School girl at the center of a racist social media post have released an official statement to the Dori Monson Show.

Issaquah HS Students Circulate Photo With Racist Message  Sammamish, WA Patch

Issaquah HS Students Circulate Racist Post - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - A picture of a student asking another student to an annual dance contained a racist ...

Teen in police custody after report of gun at Issaquah High School  The Seattle Times

There were no reports of shots fired and the Wednesday morning lockdowns, which extended to Issaquah Middle and Clark Elementary schools, have been ...

‘We are deeply troubled’: Issaquah School District responds to racist social media post  Q13 News Seattle

The Issaquah School District is investigating after a racist post involving two of its students spread on social media.

1 Dead In Crash Near Issaquah High School  Sammamish, WA Patch

1 Dead In Crash Near Squak Mountain - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - The crash happened late Monday night south of downtown Issaquah.

Issaquah Schools Staff Sets Date For Strike  Sammamish, WA Patch

Issaquah Schools Staff Sets Date For Strike - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - Unions representing paraeducators and school office staff want the Issaquah School ...

‘The hardest fun’: A high school robotics competitor shares why it’s such a big deal in the Seattle area  GeekWire

When I started high school, I wasn't sure what I wanted to do with my life. I decided to give robotics a shot because I had been hearing positive things about the ...

Issaquah School District Staff Vote To Strike Over Pay Raises  Sammamish, WA Patch

Possible Issaquah School Staff Strike - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - On Tuesday night, Issaquah professional staff and paraeducators voted overwhelmingly to ...

Issaquah School Should Kick Out Student After Asking Peer To Prom Over A Poster Reading “If I Was Black I'd Be Picking Cotton. But Instead I Pick You.”  Pro Sports Extra

While doing some research about what story I wanted to blog, this came across my news-feed. This is absolutely disgusting. A student who attends Issaquah ...

Parents killed over plan to sell family home  Issaquah Reporter

Matthew Ficken killed his parents Lorraine and Robert Ficken because he was unwilling to leave his family home, the King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) Major ...

Fire At Issaquah Elementary School: UPDATE  Sammamish, WA Patch

Fire At Issaquah Elementary School - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - The school building was evacuated due to a fire in the restroom.

Big Game of the Week: Mercer Island vs. Issaquah

The KING 5 Big Game of the Week goes to Mercer Island vs. Issaquah on September 7, 2018. Watch for highlights on the High School Sports Blitz, hosted by ...

16 Sick In Issaquah Elementary School Shigella Outbreak  Sammamish, WA Patch

Issaquah Elementary School Shigella Outbreak - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - Students, school staff, and family members are among the sick. One person has ...

Issaquah honors soccer star after MS diagnosis; she vows to ‘get my cleats back on’  Q13 News Seattle

ISSAQUAH - Claudia Longo is a gifted young woman, and a force to be reckoned with on the soccer field. But she'll remember the gift she received this week for ...

Three found dead in Klahanie home in Sammamish  Issaquah Reporter

Three people were found dead during a welfare check on Jan. 15 in Sammamish. At about 1:30 p.m., deputies from the King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) were ...

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Issaquah students plan walkout following one student's racist post: A group of students at Issaquah High School are responding to one of their classmate's racist ...

Man Pulls Gun During Thanksgiving Fight In Issaquah: Police  Sammamish, WA Patch

Man Pulls Gun During Thanksgiving Fight - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - The incident happened Thanksgiving evening in the Talus neighborhood.

Carnation man caught after allegedly fleeing in wake of Issaquah murder  Issaquah Reporter

The man is accused of killing Issaquah native, Christopher Rea, after a wages dispute.

Issaquah Approves Bergsma Property For Preservation  Sammamish, WA Patch

Issaquah Approves Bergsma Property Acquisition - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - The Issaquah City Council approved a purchase plan for the 46-acre parcel on ...

New Food Truck Hub Coming To Issaquah For Winter 2019  Sammamish, WA Patch

ISSAQUAH, WA - A new food truck hub is coming to Issaquah for the winter. Over a dozen food trucks will be stationed at downtown-area office park through ...

Issaquah Officers Broke Elderly Mans Neck, Lawsuit Alleges  Sammamish, WA Patch

Issaquah Police Sued For Excessive Force - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - Wangshen Leng died after he was restrained by Issaquah police during a domestic ...

Race & kids: how students respond to racism & a strategic plan for equity

Many people may underestimate how racism impacts the experiences of minority students in schools.

The Divide: Recognizing Racism  Q13 News Seattle

The Divide” is a weekly commentary that aims to find common ground on an issue dividing Americans. Each week, Brandi Kruse tackles topics including gun ...

Sammamish Parents Killed In Dispute With Son Over House: KCSO  Sammamish, WA Patch

Son Kills Parents In Sammamish Over Move To Oregon - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - Lorraine and Robert Ficken were shot last week by their son, police say.

Klahanie graffiti being investigated as hate crime  Issaquah Reporter

There have been 17 counts of red spray paint covering cars and garages so far.

Lawmakers move to prevent youth suicide in schools  Chinook Observer

OLYMPIA — A bipartisan group of 22 representatives is working to improve crisis planning in Washington schools to prevent youth suicides.

Fire Hits Home In Mirrormont Area  Sammamish, WA Patch

Fire Hits Home In Mirrormont Area - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - The fire started in the home's garage and spread to the house, according to Eastside fire.

Issaquah City Council appoints new city administrator  Issaquah Reporter

Interim city administrator Emily Moon was appointed by the mayor to the her position.

Issaquah man steals over $100000 worth of rings, leaves medical card behind  Issaquah Reporter

It was a fumble of pocket papers that led Bellevue police to the arrest of an Issaquah man after he allegedly stole about 35 rings valued at more than $183,550.

Multiple Semitrailers Crash On SR 18 During Snow Squall  Sammamish, WA Patch

Multiple Semitrailers Crash On SR 18 - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - The crash happened just before 2:30 p.m. in the westbound lanes of SR 18.

Sammamish Officials React To Racist Graffiti  Sammamish, WA Patch

SAMMAMISH, WA - Homes, fences, and cars were tagged with racist graffiti in the Klahanie neighborhood on Wednesday, according to reports, and now ...

Safest Washington Cities 2019: See Where Issaquah Ranks  Sammamish, WA Patch

See Safest Cities In Washington 2019 - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - A new ranking by the National Council For Home Safety and Security shows how safe ...

Actual Gold Found At End Of Issaquah Rainbow: Photos  Sammamish, WA Patch

In Issaquah, Actual Gold Found At End Of Rainbow - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - Many people in Issaquah saw gold at the end of a rainbow that appeared on ...

State transportation budget to fund SR 18 widening  Issaquah Reporter

Washington State Democrats recently proposed a transportation budget to the state House that includes investments into the state Route 18 widening from ...

State House proposes to invest $26 million to widen section of Highway 18  Issaquah Reporter

The House of Representatives' Transportation Budget proposal, introduced by House Democrats on Monday, makes major investments in transportation ...

Battle over gun range near Issaquah schools reignited in wake of school shootings  KOMO News

ISSAQUAH, Wash. – Issaquah parents are petitioning for a gun range to relocate from the borders of Issaquah Middle and Issaquah High School.“When you ...

Dedicated dog park coming to Issaquah's Tibbetts Valley Park  Issaquah Reporter

Dog owners are closer than ever to having their own space for their pets in the city. Tibbetts Valley Park has been chosen as the location of the city of Issaquah's ...

Called-in threats affect 7 Yakima Valley schools  Yakima Herald-Republic

YAKIMA, Wash. — At least seven schools in the Yakima Valley went on lockdown Wednesday afternoon after a series of unconfirmed bomb and school shooting ...

Race & kids: how should we address racism in schools?

SEATTLE — High schools around the nation of have gained national attention for a string of disturbing incidents of racism in recent weeks, including a racist ...

1 Dead In I-90 Crash Involving Bus, Car  Sammamish, WA Patch

1 Dead In I-90 Crash Involving Bus, Car - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - The crash was reported just before 6:30 a.m. Friday in the westbound lanes of I-90.

50,000 PSE Customers Still Without Power Monday  Sammamish, WA Patch

50000+ PSE Customers Still Without Power - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - Scattered power outages were affecting thousands between Maple Valley and ...

Deers Rear Gets Caught In Fence, Issaquah Firefighters Free Her  Sammamish, WA Patch

Firefighters Free Trapped Doe In Issaquah - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - A local resident's fence proved too big an obstacle for this deer. See photos of the ...

1 Dead In Crash Near Snoqualmie River  Sammamish, WA Patch

1 Dead In Crash Near Snoqualmie River - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - The crash happened late Sunday night, and left two more people injured, according to ...

Washington’s National Merit Scholarship semifinalists named; Seattle’s Lakeside tops list  The Seattle Times

Washington's semifinalists, along with 16000 others across the nation, had the highest scores on the 2017 PSAT taken by 1.6 million high school juniors last ...

Washington's best public high schools ranked  KOMO News

SEATTLE – With classes starting up again in less than a month, what better way to ring in the school year than knowing what the best public high schools are in ...

Sammamish Ransomware Attack: Up To 3 Weeks For Full Fix  Sammamish, WA Patch

Up To 3 Weeks Before Sammamish Hack Solved - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - Sammamish released an update Monday on the ongoing ransomware attack ...

Issaquah AAUW honors STEM scholars from local high schools  Issaquah Reporter

Nine female students from Skyline, Issaquah, and Liberty high schools were honored on April 19 at Timber Ridge at Talus in Issaquah. Across the state of ...

Previous Public hearing delves into question of new school for Issaquah Highlands  Issaquah Reporter

A public hearing and subsequent discussion over an agenda bill to annex a property known as the King County Island at the Sept. 5 Issaquah City Council ...

Fatal Crash Closes SR 18 Near Issaquah  Sammamish, WA Patch

Fatal Crash Closes SR 18 Near Issaquah - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - The crash had all lanes of the road closed Friday morning due to cleanup and an ...

Cliffhanger ahead in 8th Congressional District  Issaquah Reporter

Polls show Kim Schrier and Dino Rossi in close race for open Congress seat.

Tweets prompt hate-crime investigation at Issaquah High School  Q13 FOX

SEATTLE -- Four students from Issaquah High School are facing disciplinary action after a series of racist comments were posted on social media – directed at ...

Snoqualmie Pass Closed: 1 Dead In Crash, Multiple Crash Scenes  Sammamish, WA Patch

ISSAQUAH, WA - WSDOT closed Snoqualmie Pass early Friday morning due to icy conditions and multiple crashes. The pass was tentatively scheduled to open ...

Sammamish, Issaquah National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Announced

Local National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - A number of Sammamish and Issaquah students are semifinalists for National Merit ...

Issaquah Teen Who Drowned In Snoqualmie River Identified

ID Of Drowned Issaquah Teen Released - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - Samuel Kim, 16, died May 21 after falling over a waterfall near Olallie State Park.

Callan and Ramos lead Legislative District 5 races  Issaquah Reporter

Results are preliminary and could change as additional ballots are counted.

Tips for staying safe around Washington wildlife  Issaquah Reporter

In the wake of a deadly cougar attack near North Bend here's some tips on staying safe.


David Joseph Kauzlarich, 69, died suddenly on December 4th 2018 at his home in Port Townsend, WA. His funeral *service* will be held at 11am on Friday, ...

5 things you need to know Friday

Hanford building contaminated; Boeing finishes 737 fixes; Issaquah High reopens; Everett gets e-scooters; community supports Kingston boy.

Woman dies in crash near Sammamish and Fall City  Issaquah Reporter

Two vehicles collided around 11:39 a.m. Sept. 5 on State Route 202 near Tolt Hill Road between Fall City and Sammamish, killing a Redmond woman and ...

Map: Splash Pads And Spray Parks Near Sammamish, Issaquah  Sammamish, WA Patch

Map: All The Puget Sound Splash Parks - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - Check out our map to find a spray park, splash pad, or wading pool near you.

SKANSKA Subcontractor & Vendor Outreach meeting is Monday, Dec. 17  The B-Town Blog

Join SKANSKA project teams this coming Monday, Dec. 17, 2018 at the Renton Community Center at 11:30 a.m. to learn about several exciting upcoming ...

Development is booming in Issaquah  Issaquah Reporter

The Reporter reviewed the City of Issaquah's list of ongoing projects as new commercial and residential projects have been popping up around town.

Sheriff: Son lived among parents' dead bodies for days before killing self in Sammamish  Seattle PI

Detectives say 34-year-old Matthew Ficken killed his parents days before killing himself at their Sammamish home on Tuesday. The King County Sheriff's Office ...

Schrier Wins WA-8, Dino Rossi Concedes  Sammamish, WA Patch

ISSAQUAH, WA - Democrat Kim Schrier was holding her son the 8th Congressional race Wednesday after Republican t Dino Rossi conceded. Schrier's ...

Sammamish Mansion Is Big Enough To Fit 17 Seattle Apartments  Sammamish, WA Patch

M Sammamish Mansion Claims Tuscan Heritage - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - Take a look inside this massive Sammamish mansion made almost entirely of ...

I-90 Lanes Closed Due To Poor Conditions, Spinouts  Sammamish, WA Patch

I-90 Lanes Closed Due To Poor Conditions - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - The first significant snow event of the season was hitting the Snoqualmie Pass area ...

Issaquah Philharmonic Orchestra unites friends through love of music  Issaquah Reporter

It all began back in 2000 with a small group of six people who had in common a passion for music. Issaquah friends Joyce Cunningham and Duane Bowen ...

School district makes move to acquire land in Sammamish  Issaquah Reporter

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

Sammamish Park Up For Award Named For TVs Leslie Knope  Sammamish, WA Patch

Sammamish Park Could Get Leslie Knope Award - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - Fan of the TV show "Parks and Recreation"? Plan a visit to one of Sammamish's ...

Cops catch suspected Issaquah murderer trying to flee to Mexico, sheriff's office says  Seattle PI

Authorities nabbed a 29-year-old man in Los Angeles Wednesday whom they believe killed a man Monday outside Issaquah. The King County Sheriff's Office ...

Slog PM: Amazon Go Could Expand Into Airports, Theresa May Is Still in Power, Washington Has Fast Broadband?

Rain, no more sports teams please, natural gas is pretty bad.

Liberty High School Threat: Student Taken Into Custody

RENTON, WA - The student who allegedly made an online threat against Liberty High School has been taken into custody, according to the King County Sheriff's ...

Who's funding Washington state initiatives?  Issaquah Reporter

With the 2018 election season well underway, statewide initiative campaigns are once again raking in millions of dollars from corporations, billionaires and ...

In first GeekWire Robotics Cup, school kids engineer a spirited and inspiring competition  GeekWire

Teammates work to position their robot during the GeekWire Robotics Cup at the GeekWire Bash in Seattle on Thursday. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser).

In Issaquah, hearing gunshots at school is the norm  Crosscut

On a recent Friday afternoon, a group of high school girls lobbed softballs back and forth on a field behind Issaquah High School, the pop of the balls in their ...

Mom wants 'graphic' book pulled from high school library  KIRO Seattle

An Issaquah mother said her son brought home a graphic novel from school that is pornographic.

Front Street traffic study heads to Issaquah city council  Issaquah Reporter

A new traffic study examines traffic congestion on Issaquah's Front Street.

Green Schools Program recognizes 83 schools, two districts for resource conservation - King County  King County

The King County Green Schools Program helps schools and school districts engage students and employees in learning about and practicing resource ...

Issaquah student was doing 102 mph — and didn't get a fine. Should fellow students be the judges?  The Seattle Times

Some teens in the Puget Sound region can arrange for traffic tickets to be diverted to student-run court and those infractions removed from their driving record.

Longtime Sammamish Gift Shop Moves East  Sammamish, WA Patch

Longtime Sammamish Gift Shop Moves East - Sammamish-Issaquah, WA - Carousel Gift Shop has found a new place to do business in Snoqualmie.

Local teen who was bullied online commits suicide  Q13 FOX

ISSAQUAH -- A sophomore at Issaquah High School committed suicide earlier this week and her friends say cyber bullying led her to take that step. The young ...

Sammamish's separation with longtime city manager draws council criticism  Issaquah Reporter

The city of Sammamish is no longer employing former city manager Lyman Howard after the council approved a separation agreement between the two parties ...

Inaugural perch derby comes to Lake Sammamish State Park  Issaquah Reporter

Lake Sammamish State Park is holding the first ever perch derby. On September 15, Trout Unlimited will be hosting this fishing competition for fishermen and ...

Issaquah School Board's Callan to run for 5th LD  Issaquah Reporter

Callan will focus on safety, traffic and manageable taxes.

Snohomish County declares state of emergency ahead of weekend snow

After recovering from an icy blow last weekend, another round of snow is expected to strike Washington over Friday and Saturday. Ahead of the weekend snow, ...

Jeff Holy, Jessa Lewis vying for Washington’s 6th District Senate seat  The Spokesman-Review

A would-be newcomer to Washington's statehouse will face a former police officer and current state representative in the race for Washington state's 6th ...

National Guard sent to aid North Bend socked in by snow

The city of North Bend remains buried under up to three feet of snow, and now the National Guard and Eastside Fire are being mobilized to help.

UPDATE: Motive Unknown In Shooting Near Issaquah School  KHQ Right Now

SEATTLE, Wash. - Authorities on Sunday say they still don't know why an armed Maple Valley man opened fire Saturday near a school in Issaquah east of ...

Richland and Chiawana boys have tough matchups at regional basketball tournament  Tri-City Herald

Richland takes on Mt. Si while Chiawana faces Puyallup. The Bombers have a berth in next week's Class 4A state basketball tournament in Tacoma.

Strong winds knock out power to more than 100,000 customers Friday evening  KIRO Seattle

Gusty winds knocked out power for more than 100000 customers across Western Washington on Friday evening.

Village Theatre KIDSTAGE offers two pay-what-you-can opportunities for summer shows  Issaquah Reporter

Village Theatre KIDSTAGE recently announced two pay-what-you-can performances for the SummerStock productions of Shrek the Musical and Les Misérables ...

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