LocalFinal election results reveal low turnout
King County certified the general election results Nov. 26.
No changes were made to the initial local results.
Mayor-elect Fred Butler slightly widened his lead against Joe Forkner, ultimately gaining 74 percent of the vote. The four City Council races were all unopposed, handing Eileen Barber, Stacy Goodman, Tola Marts and newcomer Mary Lou Pauly four-year terms.
SportsIssaquah boys team looks to avenge last year’s bitter end
The way last season ended for the Issaquah High School boys basketball team was a bitter pill that was hard to swallow for third-year coach Jason Griffith.
“We were basically one bucket away from making it back to state,” Griffith said.
SchoolsClark, Creekside honored as schools of distinction
The Issaquah School District had two schools — Clark Elementary and Creekside Elementary — earn 2013 School of Distinction awards in October.
The awards were given to 55 elementary schools, 24 middle/junior high schools and 23 high schools throughout the state.
To attain the honor, schools must demonstrate outstanding student performance and improvements over a five-year period. Student achievement in both reading and math must be above the state median. Both math and reading improvements must be among the top 5 percent of the state’s schools.