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Drama auction and free improv’ show at Eastlake High School

Eastlake High School will be hosting their annual Drama Club Silent Auction at 7 p.m., Feb. 19, in the Eastlake High School Commons.

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It is the enthusiasm of students like Challenger Elementary's Jessica Donaldson and Sergio Palomino to lessen their impact on the environment that is making the Issaquah School District a leader when it comes to conservation and recycling.

Issaquah schools recognized by King County for recycling efforts

Thanks to the efforts of five schools in the Issaquah School District, this area is growing a reputation for leading the way when it comes to conservation and being good stewards of our environment.

It is the enthusiasm of students like Challenger Elementary's Jessica Donaldson and Sergio Palomino to lessen their impact on the environment that is making the Issaquah School District a leader when it comes to conservation and recycling.

Child development: Be aware, but don’t compare

We’ve all done it, the kid comparisons.

Certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPT)

ISD doubles number of nationally certified teachers

Just in time for the holiday season, twenty-one teachers in the Issaquah School District received an extra special gift this month — notification that they… Continue reading

Certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPT)
Irving Petite filled his books with stories of possums

A life in love with nature – the ‘Issaquah Thoreau’

Reports of the occasional bear or cougar in our neighborhoods stir memories of the local wildlife in Irving Petite’s engaging books, written on his ranch up Tiger Mountain Road, where he lived pretty much off the land for over 40 years.

Irving Petite filled his books with stories of possums

Coffee, hot cider, and a guided look at one of the Eastside’s best-kept secrets

Eastside Baby Corner will hosting a drop-in tour of their Issaquah facility, Thursday, Dec. 17, between 9 a.m. and noon.

Four free H1N1 vaccine clinics for people at highest risk and who can’t afford to pay

King County Public Health will conduct four free H1N1 vaccine clinics on Saturday, Dec. 5 and Wednesday, Dec. 9, as a way to provide access to people at highest risk for H1N1 influenza (swine flu) who cannot afford to pay.

Free H1N1 vaccine clinics for people at highest risk and who can’t afford to pay

King County Public Health will conduct four free H1N1 vaccine clinics on Saturday, Dec. 5 and Wednesday, Dec. 9, as a way to provide access to people at highest risk for H1N1 influenza (swine flu) who cannot afford to pay.

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Chamber launches first ‘Shop Isssaquah’ program

More than 80 Issaquah business and community members gathered at a Nov. 17 luncheon of the Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce to launch the “Shop Issaquah” program, which organizers hope will help support the local economy and promote Issaquah businesses.

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Skyline outlasts Issaquah for state soccer title

Skyline earned its second straight 4A state soccer title Saturday evening, beating rival Issaquah 2-1 via a shootout.

Remembering Lincoln’s promise

On Wednesday we gathered to celebrate and honor the great courage and sacrifice of our nation’s veterans. It is because of their sacrifice that we can safely enjoy the freedoms our great country offers. It is because of their unmatched commitment that America can remain a beacon for democracy and freedom throughout the world.

We didn’t ‘lose’ 787: the fix was in for South

So the big economic news that everybody has been talking about is that Boeing has decided to put its second 787 Dreamliner production line in Charleston, South Carolina instead of Everett.

‘Corks and Forks’ raised over $1

‘Corks and Forks’ returns

Do you like to be rewarded for being charitable with, let’s say, chorizo-stuffed dates wrapped in crispy prosciutto? Is your idea of a great fundraising party one that includes lemon and shortbread cubes with cranberry coulis and dried sour cherries, and hand dipped chocolate truffles?

‘Corks and Forks’ raised over $1

Rolling slowdown scheduled for Tuesday night in Renton

Late night and early morning drivers can expect delays through Renton on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Washington State Department of Transportation crews will perform a rolling slowdown in each direction on I-405 from SR167 to SR 169 between midnight and 4 a.m. to install temporary lighting wires above the freeway.

Issaquah High School students

Issaquah High doesn’t let rain spoil parade

Every Homecoming Parade needs its homecoming royalty.

Issaquah High School students
Sadlier’s store

Sadlier’s Store – icon of a very different time on the Plateau

Ask a Plateau resident who has been here more than 25 years ago about Sadlier’s store, and he or she is probably going to have a story to tell you. Long-time residents will add that the store was originally known as Braden’s.

Sadlier’s store
The Bicycle Issaquah map is available for free at the Visitor’s Center

Mapping the way through Issaquah’s bike trails

Mapping out bicycle and pedestrian trails in and around Issaquah has been a labor of love for resident Karen Behm.

The Bicycle Issaquah map is available for free at the Visitor’s Center
Wilmer Wilfred Lessard

Wilmer Wilfred Lessard

Contributed by familyWilmer Wilfred Lessard, our beloved father, passed away on Oct. 11.Dad was born on April 21, 1924 in Lebanon, Ore.Throughout the early years… Continue reading

Wilmer Wilfred Lessard
The portion of land on Tiger Mountain known as Park Pointe is of great interest to conservation groups such as Mountains to Sound Greenway

Park Pointe developer insists “all systems are go”

Wellington exec expects loan to be renegotiated — conservation groups criticize development as inappropriate use of valuable site

The portion of land on Tiger Mountain known as Park Pointe is of great interest to conservation groups such as Mountains to Sound Greenway