Madison Miller

Sydne Mullings was recently appointed to the Issaquah school board on March 27. Superintendent Ron Thiele swore her into office. Photo courtesy of Issaquah School District.

Sydne Mullings joins Issaquah school board as Interim Director for District 4

Mullings fills the board seat of Lisa Callan.

 

IHS students walkout to protest racist post on Wednesday with a sign that says “Change is More Than a ReTweet.” Madison Miller / staff photo

IHS students walkout to protest racist post

Over 200 IHS students walked out of class Wednesday, sharing messages of intolerance to racism, hope for a better future, and a call for change.

 

Leanne Kabat

Local mom writes book to help parents connect with their children

MamaCon CEO, Leanne Kabat, releases book on parenting.

 

Two Issaquah High School students are under investigation after a racially insensitive photo surfaced over the weekend. Courtesy photo

Racially insensitive sign sparks investigation at ISD

IHS students under investigation after Tolo photo goes viral.

Two Issaquah High School students are under investigation after a racially insensitive photo surfaced over the weekend. Courtesy photo
Just Between Friends consignment is partnering with IEA to support Issaquah teachers and staff. Photo courtesy of Just Between Friends Seattle East Facebook page.

Just Between Friends supports local teachers through consignment event

Just Between Friends is set for March 7-10 at Pickering Barn.

Just Between Friends consignment is partnering with IEA to support Issaquah teachers and staff. Photo courtesy of Just Between Friends Seattle East Facebook page.
Left: CWU-Sammamish will offer a master’s degree in ITAM, specializing in cybersecurity starting Fall 2019. Photo courtesy of CWU-Sammamish Facebook page

CWU-Sammamish to offer new master’s degree in ITAM

The new degree will specialize in cybersecurity.

Left: CWU-Sammamish will offer a master’s degree in ITAM, specializing in cybersecurity starting Fall 2019. Photo courtesy of CWU-Sammamish Facebook page
Emmaline Sanders will have her piece, “Four Impressions of the Salish Sea,” performed by the Issaquah Philharmonic Orchestra on March 18 at Skyline High School.

Local composer wins Young Composer Competition

Sanders’ piece has a theme of the Salish Sea and will be performed at by the Issaquah Philharmonic Orchestra on March 18.

Emmaline Sanders will have her piece, “Four Impressions of the Salish Sea,” performed by the Issaquah Philharmonic Orchestra on March 18 at Skyline High School.
New Friends of Youth CEO, Paul Lwali, will replace Terry Pottmeyer. Courtesy photo.

Friends of Youth hires new CEO

Pottmeyer steps down; Lwali becomes new Friends of Youth CEO.

New Friends of Youth CEO, Paul Lwali, will replace Terry Pottmeyer. Courtesy photo.

ISD office professionals and paraeducators call off strike following tentative agreement

ISD strike committees ratified the district’s offer on Jan. 29.

“The Clean House” cast. From left: Terry Boyd, Carolynne Wilcox, Cindy Giese French, Devika Bhagwat, and Amy Gentry. Hey Mahea! Photography.

A new theatre company comes to Kenmore

As If Theatre Company will debut its first production on Feb. 8.

“The Clean House” cast. From left: Terry Boyd, Carolynne Wilcox, Cindy Giese French, Devika Bhagwat, and Amy Gentry. Hey Mahea! Photography.

ISD paraeducators and office staff vote to strike

A strike committee will decide an official strike date and details.

“I Do! I Do!” premieres as Village Theatre’s first musical of 2019. Courtesy photo.

Village Theatre debuts first musical of 2019

“I Do! I Do” premieres Jan. 17 adn runs through Feb. 24.

“I Do! I Do!” premieres as Village Theatre’s first musical of 2019. Courtesy photo.
The Department of Ecology has awarded $12 million from the VW settlement to purchase 336 buses statewide. Courtesy of Department of Ecology.

VW settlement brings electric transit, low-emission school buses to Northshore

More than 80 districts and 19 public transit fleets will receive $22 million from VW settlement to improve air quality.

The Department of Ecology has awarded $12 million from the VW settlement to purchase 336 buses statewide. Courtesy of Department of Ecology.
From left, Jeff, Helen and Matt Glenn pose before their opening day for Highside Distilling. Photo courtesy of Matt Glenn.

Issaquah family opens distillery on Bainbridge Island

Matt Glenn and his parents have been dreaming of starting their own distillery for years.

From left, Jeff, Helen and Matt Glenn pose before their opening day for Highside Distilling. Photo courtesy of Matt Glenn.

ISD school board approves new high school class schedule; community members concerned

Thiele recommends a “Modified Block 7 Period Schedule with Flex Time Option” to take effect in Issaquah and Skyline High Schools beginning 2019 and Liberty High School no later than 2022.

IVE parents create fundraiser to send fifth graders to camp after school PTA pulls funding. Photo courtesy of Issaquah Valley Elementary PTA Facebook page

Issaquah Valley Elementary PTA cancels fifth grade camp

IVE parents create fundraiser to send fifth graders to camp.

IVE parents create fundraiser to send fifth graders to camp after school PTA pulls funding. Photo courtesy of Issaquah Valley Elementary PTA Facebook page

UPDATED: Issaquah School District denies lawsuit allegations

Formal response filed in King County Superior Court.

Shigellosis outbreak at Cascade Ridge Elementary School

16 people have come down with Shigellosis at Cascade Ridge Elementary School.

“Matilda the Musical” shares the magic at Village Theatre. Photo by 2018 Mark Kitaoka. Courtesy of Village Theatre.

“Matilda the Musical” shares the magic this holiday season at Village Theatre

The Roald Dahl classic story is making its first west coast premiere in Issaquah and Everett.

“Matilda the Musical” shares the magic at Village Theatre. Photo by 2018 Mark Kitaoka. Courtesy of Village Theatre.