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                                Issaquah High School class of 2013 graduation.

IHS deliberates over graduation honors recognition

IHS seniors may not be able to wear graduation honors cords/adornments starting 2020.

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                                Issaquah High School class of 2013 graduation.
Mark Lundborg, fencer and CFO of Issaquah’s Washington Fencing Academy (WFA), will be competing in the 2019 Veteran World Championships in Cairo, Egypt. Madison Miller / staff photo

Lundborg to compete in at the 2019 Veteran World Championships

The 59-year-old recently won the veteran men’s individual saber at the 2019 USA Fencing National Championships in Columbus, Ohio.

Mark Lundborg, fencer and CFO of Issaquah’s Washington Fencing Academy (WFA), will be competing in the 2019 Veteran World Championships in Cairo, Egypt. Madison Miller / staff photo
Mayor Mary Lou Pauly has appointed Wally Bobkiewicz as Issaquah’s next city administrator. Photo courtesy of city of Issaquah

Wally Bobkiewicz is Issaquah’s new city administrator

The city council confirmed the appointment during its Aug. 12 meeting.

Mayor Mary Lou Pauly has appointed Wally Bobkiewicz as Issaquah’s next city administrator. Photo courtesy of city of Issaquah
Mike Bossing removes the ArtEast sign during its closing party. From left: David Lutrick, Monica Phillips and Mike Bossing.

ArtEast celebrates memories at closing party

ArtEast closed its doors July 31.

Mike Bossing removes the ArtEast sign during its closing party. From left: David Lutrick, Monica Phillips and Mike Bossing.

Weaver and Crofts likely to advance to general election

ISD board Pos. 5 will be between Weaver and Crofts.

Former KOMO 4 news anchor, Dan Lewis, has turned to photography since his retirement. Photo courtesy of Dan Lewis

Former news anchor displays photography at Caffé Ladro

Dan Lewis discovers new passion for photography in his retirement.

Former KOMO 4 news anchor, Dan Lewis, has turned to photography since his retirement. Photo courtesy of Dan Lewis
Artist Margaret Maclean takes one of the last of her ceramic creations off of the wall at ArtEast on Tuesday, July 23. ArtEast’s last day of sales was Sunday, July 21. Madison Miller / staff photo

ArtEast closes after 14 years

Due to lack of critical funding and insufficient cash flow to maintain operations, ArtEast will close by July 31.

Artist Margaret Maclean takes one of the last of her ceramic creations off of the wall at ArtEast on Tuesday, July 23. ArtEast’s last day of sales was Sunday, July 21. Madison Miller / staff photo
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                                Taylor Wang, 15, (left) and Alice Mao, 17, (right) have been working with Ruthie V. of the Seattle Artist League to create a gallery exhibition of young, underrepresented artists.

IHS students launch youth art gallery

Student Art Spaces gives youth accessibility to show their work in a professional show.

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                                Taylor Wang, 15, (left) and Alice Mao, 17, (right) have been working with Ruthie V. of the Seattle Artist League to create a gallery exhibition of young, underrepresented artists.

Three candidates aim to fill an open seat on the Issaquah School Board

Suzanne Weaver, Joe Robinson and Layna Crofts compete for the Issaquah School District Director District 5 position.

Photo courtesy of Carolyn Kennedy
                                Tools4Schools will be having its annual school supplies drive Aug. 12.

ISF and Issaquah Food Clothing Bank partner again for Tools4Schools drive

Tools4School provided more than 900 backpacks to students during the 2018-19 school year.

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                                Tools4Schools will be having its annual school supplies drive Aug. 12.
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                                Issaquah will host its fifth annual Gas Station Blues series.

Issaquah brings blues to downtown

Issaquah will host its fifth annual Gas Station Blues series.

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                                Issaquah will host its fifth annual Gas Station Blues series.
Richard Sanford publishes his fifth book, “The Soul Snatchers.” Courtesy photo

Issaquah author publishes new sci-fi novel

30-year Issaquah resident, Richard Sanford, publishes fifth novel.

Richard Sanford publishes his fifth book, “The Soul Snatchers.” Courtesy photo
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                                Gibson Ek High School seniors Dana DeWhitt, Jaime Cao and Josh Feinsilber are three of the 18 inaugural graduating class.

Gibson Ek to graduate inaugural class

Gibson Ek is one of eight Big Picture schools in the state.

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                                Gibson Ek High School seniors Dana DeWhitt, Jaime Cao and Josh Feinsilber are three of the 18 inaugural graduating class.

Issaquah Downtown Association to host last Wine & Art Walk of the season

The last Wine & Art Walk of 2019 is June 1.

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                                Influence the Choice held its 7th annual video contest awards ceremony on April 30 at Issaquah High School.

IFC hosts 7th annual video contest award ceremony

45 videos were submitted for video contest.

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                                Influence the Choice held its 7th annual video contest awards ceremony on April 30 at Issaquah High School.
Liberty High School choir teacher, Robin Wood, spoke at the ISF luncheon on May 3. Madison Miller / staff photo

Issaquah Schools Foundation host 21st annual Nourish Every Mind Luncheon

ISF will be hosting a Nourish Every Mind Breakfast on May 14.

Liberty High School choir teacher, Robin Wood, spoke at the ISF luncheon on May 3. Madison Miller / staff photo
Issaquah Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) at last year’s Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank concert. Chris Schaening / courtesy photo

Issaquah Philharmonic Orchestra to perform fourth annual food raiser concert

The IPO will perform a free public concert in support of the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank May 20 st Skyline High School.

Issaquah Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) at last year’s Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank concert. Chris Schaening / courtesy photo
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                                Jerry Blackburn, program manager for Substance Abuse and Prevention Services with Friends of Youth and soon-to-be executive director for Influence the Choice, gave a presentation to Issaquah parents about the dangers of teen vaping.

Smoking is out, Vaping is in: ITC educates parents on effects of teen vaping

Influence the Choice hosts talk for Issaquah parents about the effects of teen vaping

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                                Jerry Blackburn, program manager for Substance Abuse and Prevention Services with Friends of Youth and soon-to-be executive director for Influence the Choice, gave a presentation to Issaquah parents about the dangers of teen vaping.
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.

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.
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.

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