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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

Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: City Light, electrocution, Issaquah

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. …


Comments | More in Traffic & Transit | Topics: bike to work day, bikes, Fremont

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…


Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: funeral, Issaquah, KOMO-TV helicopter crash

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…


Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: ditch, Issaquah, school bus

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…


Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: 12th man, Gold Bar Santa, Issaquah

December 28, 2013 at 10:18 AM

Issaquah man dies in car crash

A 90-year-old Issaquah man died of injuries from a car crash Friday afternoon. According to police, two cars were turning onto East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast from Northwest Sammamish Road about 3 p.m. when they collided, causing one of the cars to hit a tree.  The driver of that car and the passenger were taken to…


Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: accident, Issaquah

December 24, 2013 at 7:50 PM

Body of man missing from Issaquah found in Everett

The body of Joseph Douret, who went missing from Issaquah over the weekend, was found today by Everett police. Douret, 84, had Alzheimer’s disease. He left his home Saturday night to get food for dinner and never returned. Cpl. Bill Jarrell of the Issaquah Police Department said Douret’s death is being investigated by the Everett Police Department,…


Comments | Topics: body, found, Issaquah

October 23, 2013 at 11:19 AM

Issaquah residents will vote on plastic-bag ban

Issaquah voters will decide in February whether to repeal a law banning the use of plastic bags in most stores. Responding to an initiative that required action by the City Council, council members voted 6-0 (with Tola Marts absent), to put the issue on the Feb. 11 ballot. King County Elections determined earlier this month that a petition to…


Comments | More in Environment, Government | Topics: Issaquah, plastic-bag ban

September 18, 2013 at 6:09 AM

Missing python found in Issaquah classroom

The Associated Press A teacher’s 2-foot-long ball python that escaped a week ago from his glass tank in a biology classroom at a high school east of Seattle has been found. KOMO-TV reports that school district officials in Issaquah say the snake named Hamilton was located Tuesday morning in the same classroom where he vanished. He was…


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