What could have been a routine traffic stop turned into a high-speed chase, with a motorcyclist plunging 80-feet into the North Fork of Issaquah creek Wednesday night.
Issaquah’s Michael Eng said it takes everyone to be the 12th man. In case you don’t know, that’s a reference to the loud and proud Seahawk’s fans. But Eng might be one of the most visible of the Seahawks super fans.
Issaquah Mayor Fred Butler acknowledged that it had been a number of years since they got together, because they’ve been inwardly focused, but, he said, in reality they have a lot in common.
Issaquah’s new Police Chief Scott Behrbaum is very tall and authoritative in appearance. But he’s also a really nice guy who cares a great deal about the community he and his force protect.
It was 70 years ago Friday that the Allied forces launched the largest seaborne invasion in history, storming the beach at Normandy, France, giving the German Army a serious blow. Many veterans still remember those days and were at Issaquah’s Memorial Park to mark the occasion.
Although Dan Menser works full-time as one of T-Mobile’s in-house attorneys, he also is one of approximately 100 attorneys who volunteers for the Eastside Legal Assistance Program, or ELAP. “There’s no shortage of underserved legal issues,” Menser said.
David Waggoner has been a resident of Issaquah since 1945, with the exception of the years he spent serving his country, including active duty in the Vietnam War. His father, one of the greatest generation, served in World War II. Waggoner, the commander of the Issaquah VFW Post 3436, has arranged for four flyable P-51 Mustangs to fly over Issaquah’s Memorial Field to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day.