LocalResidents say proposed development would add traffic, harm salmon on plateau
One year ago, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and King County Executive Dow Constantine knelt with schoolchildren to release kokanee salmon fry into a Sammamish creek and celebrate a $300,000 habitat-restoration project.
Down to about 50 spawning fish in 2008, the kokanee, a relative of the sockeye that spends its entire life in fresh water, made a stirring recovery in 2012 with more than 14,000 returning to Lake Sammamish tributaries, about 4,500 of those to Ebright Creek.
SportsSkyline soccer falls in state playoffs
Giovanny Soto scored twice in the second half, helping the Wenatchee Panthers defeat the Skyline Spartans, 2-1, on May 19 in the first round of the Class 4A boys soccer state tournament at Wenatchee Valley College.
SchoolsWinners announced in schools’ Waste Free Wednesday challenge
To celebrate Earth Day, the city of Issaquah joined the Issaquah School District to issue a Waste Free Wednesday Challenge to every school in the district.
The winning schools are Apollo Elementary, Issaquah Middle and Issaquah High schools.