Issaquah honored its community leaders May 22, singling out 19 for awards in a variety of categories.
Friday morning in King County Superior Court, judge Catherine Shaffer denied the motion to dismiss the lawsuit brought by former Eastside Catholic School vice principal Mark Zmuda against the school and the Archdiocese of Seattle.
When the Supreme Court ruled in the 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission that corporations were people, it allowed businesses to spend unlimited amounts of money on political campaigns as long as they remained independent from candidates and their parties.
Outdoor enthusiasts, county officials, members of SaveSquak.com, representatives from the Trust for Public Lands and King County Parks officials gathered Saturday morning at the old lodge that was once part of the Issaquah Camping Club, to officially celebrate the acquisition of 226 acres into the King County Parks system.
The new Eastside Fire and Rescue fire station 78 is moving right along. Scheduled for completion in early October, Chief of Maintenance Kelly Refvem said they hope to be moved in the first part of November.
The problem in Talus may be more than trees being cut down. Based on the dialogue at Thursday night’s Town Hall meeting held at Eastside Fire and Rescue’s headquarters, there is a huge disconnect between the Talus Residential Association the people who live in Talus.
With Washington state losing its “No Child Left Behind” waiver, most schools in the state will be considered failing by federal standards. That includes Issaquah. However, Issaquah School District Superintendent Ron Thiele said the impact locally won’t be much and the designation still can be lifted.
If you’ve never heard of Jake Shimabukuro, just get on YouTube and type in his name. It’s absolutely amazing that one man can draw so much sound out of a simple four-string, two octave instrument.