Local

King County still collecting household hazardous wastes

NEW — 6 a.m. Dec. 20, 2014

While King County’s Wastemobile has stopped for winter, year-round disposal services are still available.

The closest location is in Factoria, at 13800 S.E. 32nd St., and is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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Sports

Issaquah sinks Skyline swimmers at Mercer Island

In a meet featuring two teams of equal skill levels, the Issaquah Eagles boys swim team had a little more fuel in its tank than the Skyline Spartans.

By Greg Farrar Henry Pratt, Issaquah High School senior, touches the bulkhead in the turn on the first lap of his winning 100-yard breaststroke race with a time of 1 minute, 6.10 seconds, against Skyline Dec. 11 at Mary Wayte Pool on Mercer Island.

By Greg Farrar
Henry Pratt, Issaquah High School senior, touches the bulkhead in the turn on the first lap of his winning 100-yard breaststroke race with a time of 1 minute, 6.10 seconds, against Skyline Dec. 11 at Mary Wayte Pool on Mercer Island.

Issaquah won all three relay events, propelling itself to a 96-87 victory over Class 4A KingCo Conference rival Skyline in a Dec. 11 dual meet at Mary Wayte Pool in Mercer Island.

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Schools

Pacific Cascade Middle School is closed after teacher threats

UPDATED — 1:05 p.m. Dec. 17, 2014

Pacific Cascade Middle School is closed today because of a threat to four teachers.

The decision was made this morning, according to an email to parents.

“We have just learned this morning of a typed letter left outside a teacher’s classroom threatening violence against four PCMS staff members this Friday,” the email read. “The note also contains unspecified threats to do violence at lunch or during the school’s winter assembly on Friday and makes reference to having access to a gun.

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