Last year’s “007, Spawn, Just Spawn” themed Issaquah Salmon Days Festival won three silver Pinnacle Awards at the International Festivals and Events Association on Sept. 10.
An already dominant running game got even stronger Saturday afternoon as class 3A Eastside Catholic marched to a 16-8 victory over 4A Eisenhower of Yakima in the “Kickoff Classic” at Qwest Field.
Sammamish resident Emily Reyer, 13, was selected as a member of the USA Baton Twirling All Stars that will participate in the 2008 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. She is one of 150 performers selected from around the United States.
King County Emergency Response Zone One and the State Homeland Security Preparedness Grant program is hosting a series of free, three-hour workshops to help small businesses prepare for a major crisis or disaster.
I understand why some people oppose John McCain’s running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, and why they disagree with her. But I’m astonished at the brazen hypocrisy of liberals (mostly women) who are seething with anger and hatred toward her. I’ve never seen such unhinged hypocrisy in my 30 years in politics.
Back to school is a special time. One million children filled their backpacks with new books, nervous energy and optimism and boarded yellow buses to return to school. Some are all but guaranteed to end the school year far ahead of where they are now. Too many will be less fortunate, experiencing less opportunity for growth, or worse yet, stagnation.
A luxurious Northwest lodge, deemed among the “top 100 wilderness lodges” by Outside Magazine, Run of the River Inn & Refuge offers guests the allure of its natural alpine surroundings coupled with all the comforts guests seek today. Perched on a seasonal high-water channel of the Icicle River and surrounded on two sides by a wildlife refuge, the well-situated inn begs to be shared and appreciated.
It’s one thing to learn about geology from a book. It’s another thing to learn about it from experience.
That’s the theory behind Grand Classroom, a travel company that specializes in educational trips to the Grand Canyon and other locations, including Yellowstone, and recently, Costa Rica.