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December 19, 2014 at 5:57 AM

Issaquah middle school closed for third day following letter threat

Pacific Cascade Middle School will remain closed Friday, due to a threatening letter that was found Wednesday, according to the Issaquah School District website. This is the third day of canceled classes. Police continue to investigate the incident and a $1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the apprehension of the individuals responsible for the…


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November 4, 2014 at 11:29 AM

Girl, 13, accused of posting threats against Issaquah school

A 13-year-old girl could face criminal charges after authorities say she allegedly threatened to shoot students and staff at Pacific Cascade Middle School in Issaquah. According to the King County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were made aware of the threats on Monday night after receiving a call from someone who had seen the alleged threats online. “The threats were to…


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September 28, 2014 at 2:59 PM

Multiple-car accident snarls traffic on I-90 near Issaquah for several hours

    UPDATE, 6:30 p.m.: All westbound lanes of Interstate 90 have reopened following a multiple car crash near Preston. UPDATE, 3:54 p.m: The state Department of Transportation says that westbound I-90, at Preston, will be closed one to two hours. The State Patrol is investigating a multiple vehicle crash. UPDATE, 3:35 p.m. | The Washington State Department of…


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June 18, 2014 at 6:44 AM

Wednesday Memo: We live alone … Shocked, burned at substation … Take our City Light poll

You should share this with your roommate: Oops, sorry, many of you don’t  have one, according to one study: A lot of Seattle renters live alone — but maybe not for much longer A man who apparently was trying to steal wire from an electrical substation near Renton early this morning More

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May 16, 2014 at 11:09 AM

Bike-to-work organizers hope to break 16,000-trip record

Organizers of the Seattle area’s Bike to Work Day festivities, going on under dry and cloudy skies, think they could beat the 2012 record of 16,000 morning cyclists. Crowds of riders seem large, and reports are now coming in from volunteers with hand-held clickers at the checkpoints, said Anne-Marije Rook, communications director at the Cascade Bicycle Club. …


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March 20, 2014 at 9:43 AM

Funeral Saturday for pilot in KOMO-TV copter crash

The Associated Press The funeral for the pilot killed in Tuesday’s news helicopter crash will be Saturday in Issaquah. KOMO says the funeral for Gary Pfitzner will be at noon Saturday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. The service is open to the public. Pfitzner and photographer Bill Strothman were killed as their copter went out of control while taking off…


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March 3, 2014 at 8:24 AM

Issaquah school bus goes into ditch

An Issaquah School District school bus went off the road and into a ditch this morning. There were 17 students on board, but neither they nor the bus driver suffered serious injury, according the Issaquah School District. There was one report that a student suffered a minor wrist injury. The bus went off the road about 6:45…


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January 24, 2014 at 6:56 AM

Friday Memo: Jealousy fueled I-90 chase … REALLY secret Santa … Super Bowl takes over

Jealousy was the real motive behind last week’s wild chase on I-90 near Issaquah, rather than road rage, as the Washington State Patrol and witnesses initially believed. Jealousy sparked 100 mph chase on I-90, prosecutors say. Gold Bar Santa’s secret: He was a ‘Most Wanted’ prison escapee: A Missouri man on…


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