LocalState asks Issaquah to consider annexing Lake Sammamish State Park
Updated: March 10, 2:48 p.m.
Lake Sammamish State Park might fall under city jurisdiction soon.
Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission Director Don Hoch asked in a March 4 letter that Issaquah officials consider authorizing filing an annexation petition toward the state park. Read more »
SportsCrusaders dominate Timberline Blazers to reach state quarterfinals
Eastside Catholic’s dominating performance against Timberline in last week’s regional playoff game may have sent a message to the other seven teams in this week’s Class 3A boys basketball state tournament. Read more »
SchoolsStudents invited to join science centered programs
The Issaquah School District is holding three meetings in March for families of third-grade students interested in joining the district’s science and technology magnet programs.
The programs typically serve 50-plus fourth- and fifth-grade students over a two-year period. The magnet program is located at Briarwood, Cascade Ridge and Clark elementary schools, but is open to students from other schools. Read more »
ElectionsKlahanie says no to Issaquah
New: March 5, 11:12 a.m.
Klahanie-area residents have spoken — and 32 of them may make all the difference.
The final results of the Feb. 11 election are in. With 49 percent of registered voters casting a ballot, only 49.47 percent, or 1,504, voted for an Issaquah annexation. While 50.53 percent, or 1,536, voted against the measure.
Even with the narrow number of votes separating the sides, it is outside the 0.25 percent margin that would trigger an automatic recount. Though one side or the other could pay for one, no one has suggested they are willing to do so. Read more »