Ice storm coming? National Weather Service says it is

Published   Dec 22, 2022 08:00AM
To strike most of Western Washington Thursday evening through Friday evening

It’s reportedly time for renditions of “Ice Ice Baby,” “Cold as Ice” and “Baby It’s Cold Outside” as the National Weather Service predicts ice accumulations in the next 24 hours or so for portions of northwest Washington and west central Washington.

Or in other words, ice everywhere. Everett, Seattle, Bellevue, Bremerton, Tacoma, Federal Way, Renton, Kent, Auburn, Olympia, etc.

The winter storm warning is in effect ... Read more

Issaquah Teen Arrested, Accused In $165K Nordstrom Theft

ISSAQUAH, WA — Detectives in Lynnwood arrested a young woman from Issaquah this month suspected in a retail theft scheme that quickly netted more than $100,000, police announced Friday.

In a news release, the Lynnwood Police Department ... Read more

Tow-Yick is superintendent of Issaquah schools

Heather Tow-Yick completed her first 100 days as superintendent of Issaquah School District on Dec. 1.

During that time, she met with 125 students, over 100 family and community members, every operational school and program site, met sta ... Read more

Rep. Schrier secures $2 million for King County Sheriff’s

The money will be split between expanding the office’s Crisis Response Team and deploying body cameras.

King County’s Sheriff’s Office will be receiving $2 million in federal funds to improve its ability to address people in crisis ... Read more

Effort begins to lower the legal limit for driving drunk

Published   Jan 18, 2023 12:10AM
Washington could join Utah with toughest standard in the nation. Change concerns wine and hospitality industries.

OLYMPIA — Lawmakers set out Jan. 16 to lower the legal limit for driving drunk in Washington.

The move comes as deadly crashes involving drivers who had been drinking alcohol are at levels not seen in more than a decade.

Washington recorded 670 traffic fatalities in 2021 of which 202 people died in crashes involving an alcohol-impaired driver — the highest number since 2009, according to da ... Read more

Camas falls to Issaquah, 1-0, in 4A state soccer quarterfina

CAMAS — With a trip to the Class 4A state soccer final four on the line, a familiar foe stood in the way of the Camas Papermakers.

No. 7 seed Issaquah, the team Camas battled in last season’s state championship all the way to a penal ... Read more

Housing costs, homelessness among top issues in WA, survey s

Statewide, a majority of respondents to Department of Commerce survey agree that rent prices are too high and it costs too much to buy a home.

A survey recently released by the Washington State Department of Commerce shows that majority ... Read more

CBRE Negotiates $78.5M Sale of Lakemont Orchard Apartment Co

CBRE Negotiates $78.5M Sale of Lakemont Orchard Apartment Community in Issaquah, Washington

Posted on by in Acquisitions, Multifamily, Washington, Western

Located in Issaquah, Wash., Lakemont Orchard features 201 apartments, ... Read more

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Four Tigers Named To Academic All-District Team

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Costco: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

ISSAQUAH, Wash. (AP) _ Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST) on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $1.36 billion.

On a per-share basis, the Issaquah, Washington-based company said it had net income of $3.07. Earnings, adjusted for non-r...Read more

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Published   Dec 21, 2022 03:56PM

Uber Won't Face Redo In Tossed Suit Over Slain Driver

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Published   Dec 19, 2022 08:00AM

As Consumers Crumble Under Food Costs, Costco Stays Strong

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Published   Dec 13, 2022 08:00AM

Modest Mouse Members ALMOST Died Amid Their First Big Tour in 1997; Here’s the Full Story

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Published   Jan 07, 2023 12:01AM

Costco: Keeping the Faith

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Published   Jan 07, 2023 01:00PM

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Published   Jan 04, 2023 11:40AM

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Published   Jan 16, 2023 12:43PM

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Published   Jan 12, 2023 08:00AM