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How soon will Seattle see snow?
Good morning! Of course, the big word this morning is "snow" followed by another phrase that certainly perks of the ears: winter storm watch.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Deal to save EFR nearly finished
The board unanimously voted to accept the proposed funding model changes. That was followed with a unanimous vote to approve a revised EFR governing agreement.
Celebrate holidays by helping others
The economy is humming again, but things are still tight for many families. In Sammamish, most residents still have some presents under the tree, or had a few near the menorah.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Mercer Island Reporter
Bassett joins mayors, County Exec in letter to state officials on climate change
County Executive Dow Constantine, Kirkland Mayor Joan McBride and mayors from the cities of Mercer Island, Issaquah, Shoreline, Snoqualmie, Sammamish, Seattle and Tukwila have issued a joint letter calling for bold state action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Unexpected whale watching
Ferry riders were in for a treat on Saturday afternoon as a pod of orcas passed through the north-end ferry lanes, coming close to the ferries.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
This holiday season, give the gift of Crosscut
As a journalistic enterprise, we always like our stories to have a news hook. So, given that the holiday season is upon us we thought it was a good time to ask you, our readers, to consider making an end-of-year donation to support Crosscut's nonprofit news enterprise.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Bridle Trails Red Apple Market chooses WISErg harvester to reduce and recycle food waste
WISErg, a local bioclean technology company, announced on Dec. 12 an agreement with Croshaw Markets, LLC, owner of Bridle Trails Red Apple Market in Kirkland.
West Seattle Blog
West Seattle weekend scene: Whale-watching from the ferry
Trileigh Tucker shares that image from Saturday's orca sightings - click it for a larger view, in which you'll see people crowding the outside deck to watch the orcas clearly in view right alongside the state ferry Issaquah on the Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth run.
McBride joins other mayors, King County in letter to state officials on climate change
King County Executive Dow Constantine. Kirkland Mayor Joan McBride and mayors from the cities of Mercer Island, Issaquah, Shoreline, Snoqualmie, Sammamish, Seattle and Tukwila have issued a joint letter calling for bold state action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
King County Council meeting highlights | Dec. 16-20
An ordinance relating to the 2013 levy of property taxes in King County for collection in the year 2014 .
Plenty of family fun to be shared in Issaquah
There's a reindeer festival, a chocolate factory with a conveyor belt straight out of "I Love Lucy" and a retro drive-in serving malts and burger baskets.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Group hoping to curb underage alcohol, drug use
When it comes to the reasons why Sammamish teenagers are using and abusing drugs and alcohol at a high rate, Nichole Kurz points to many factors.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Police blotter Dec. 11
Sammamish police arrested a man on 700 block of 218th Place Northeast on three outstanding warrants at 8:15 p.m. Nov. 26. The man was a diabetic and had high blood sugar, so the Issaquah jail could not take him.
Retired Wash. Supreme Court Justice Chambers dies
Retired Washington state Supreme Court Justice Tom Chambers died Wednesday night at his Issaquah, Wash., home, his older daughter said.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
King County Council encourages awareness of the dangers of Drowsy Driving
Members of the King County Council stand with Mary Beth and William Shaw to recognize the dangers of drowsy driving.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
The Island Packet
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce and Bonnie Dike of Issaquah, Wash., announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily, to Gordon Wilhelm, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wes and Anne Wilhelm of Hilton Head Island.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Snoqualmie Valley Record
Motorhome burns on I-90; chimney smokes up at Lodge | Snoqualmie Valley fire calls
Breathing problem: At 11:12 a.m., firefighters responded to an 87-year-old woman who was experiencing shortness of breath.
Richland Among Top Cities in Washington
The real estate research blog, Movoto, releases a ranking of top cities in Washington State and lists Richland at #10.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
DUI arrest nearly cost me everything, Huskies’ Seferian-Jenkins says
On stage with an image projected on a screen, UW football player Austin Seferian-Jenkins speaks to Ballard High students of the dangers of drinking and driving.