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Three simple rules for the holiday

A monthly column about mindfulness.

  • Dec 10, 2019

 

Photo courtesy of Turkey Trot Facebook
                                The Issaquah Turkey Trot will begin at 9 a.m. on Nov. 28.

Issaquah to host its 10th Annual Turkey Trot 5K

The race begins at 9 a.m. on Nov. 28.

 

Eastridge Church gives away more than 1,000 turkeys to the community at their Seattle and Issaquah locations each year. The 2019 event will take place Nov. 23. Courtesy photo

Turkeys for all on Nov. 23

Local church plans to give out 1,500 free turkeys.

 

A newly planted tree. Courtesy photo

One Million Trees Celebration with Green Issaquah

Volunteer events, new forest stewardship program.

A newly planted tree. Courtesy photo

Annual turkey giveaway on Nov. 23

Last year’s event dished out about 1,500 turkeys.

  • Nov 15, 2019
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                                Maria Monroy and her daughter Lupita Vasquez, 3 years old, in front of the community altar at the Issaquah Highlands Day of the Dead celebration.

Day of the Dead at Issaquah Highlands

Blakely Hall was full of bright colors, paper flowers, painted faces, sugar skulls and altar offerings on the evening of Nov. 1 as Issaquah Highlands… Continue reading

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                                Maria Monroy and her daughter Lupita Vasquez, 3 years old, in front of the community altar at the Issaquah Highlands Day of the Dead celebration.

Staying fit through the holidays

A monthly column about natural medicine.

  • Nov 7, 2019
Dora Gyarmati. Photo by Nityia Photography

Perfection to depression – Measuring ourselves to death

A monthly column about mindfulness and mental wellbeing.

  • Nov 6, 2019
Dora Gyarmati. Photo by Nityia Photography
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                                For longer than 100 years, Fischer Meats has been an operating meat business in Issaquah’s downtown. The business was first started by John Fischer in 1910, who later passed the store down to his two sons.

Local communities recognized for historic preservation

Issaquah celebrates the 19th annual Spellman Awards for Exemplary Achievement in Historic Preservation

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                                For longer than 100 years, Fischer Meats has been an operating meat business in Issaquah’s downtown. The business was first started by John Fischer in 1910, who later passed the store down to his two sons.
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                                Hundreds participate in Oct. 26 10th annual Issaquah Zombie Walk and flash mob “Thriller” dance at City Hall.

Town’s biggest undead flash mob

Zombie Walk packs the streets.

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                                Hundreds participate in Oct. 26 10th annual Issaquah Zombie Walk and flash mob “Thriller” dance at City Hall.
The Island’s third Pumpkin Walk is set for Oct. 27 at Luther Burbank Park. Photo courtesy of Amanda Colburn

Eastside Halloween roundup

Family-friendly seasonal events throughout the Eastside.

  • Oct 25, 2019
The Island’s third Pumpkin Walk is set for Oct. 27 at Luther Burbank Park. Photo courtesy of Amanda Colburn
Previous Issaquah Zombie Walk photos, courtesy of the Issaquah Zombie Walk Facebook page.

1oth annual Zombie Walk will take over downtown

Don’t miss ‘Thriller’ flash mob.

Previous Issaquah Zombie Walk photos, courtesy of the Issaquah Zombie Walk Facebook page.
The Nightmare at Beaver Lake runs through Oct. 31. Take a scary stroll through Beaver Lake Park, 2600 244th Ave. SE, Sammamish. Courtesy image

Nightmare at Beaver Lake continues through Oct. 31

The Nightmare at Beaver Lake is back. Experience one of the Northwest’s premier indoor/outdoor haunts. From Oct. 11 through Oct. 31, take a scary stroll… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2019
The Nightmare at Beaver Lake runs through Oct. 31. Take a scary stroll through Beaver Lake Park, 2600 244th Ave. SE, Sammamish. Courtesy image

HIV prevention in teens, young adults

A health column from Mercer Island Pediatrics.

  • Oct 9, 2019

What happiness, etiquette, mindfulness have in common

A monthly column about mindfulness and mental wellbeing.

  • Oct 9, 2019

Libraries are welcoming spaces for everyone | Book Nook

A monthly column from the King County Library System.

  • Sep 16, 2019

Issaquah International Film Festival returns for the sixth year

Films will be showing from Sept. 14-15 at the Cinebarre in Issaquah.

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                                Dora Gyarmati.

Redefine goals based on virtues to find joy | Health

A monthly column about mindfulness and mental wellbeing.

  • Sep 11, 2019
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                                Dora Gyarmati.
Carrie Wang performing traditional festival songs on the Pipa at last year’s event - she will perform again this year. Photo courtesy of Highlands Council

Celebrating the harvest moon at Issaquah Highlands

Mid-Autumn Festival at Blakely Hall Sept. 8.

  • Sep 6, 2019
Carrie Wang performing traditional festival songs on the Pipa at last year’s event - she will perform again this year. Photo courtesy of Highlands Council
Ellen Boyer, CFO of Logic 20/20, will be FOY’s board chair. Photo courtesy of FOY.

Friends of Youth welcomes Boyer as board chair

Ellen Boyer, CFO of Logic 20/20, is FOY founder Iva Matsen’s granddaughter.

  • Sep 1, 2019
Ellen Boyer, CFO of Logic 20/20, will be FOY’s board chair. Photo courtesy of FOY.