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Current Rotary president

Sammamish Rotary celebrates five years

The past presidents and current members of Rotary of Sammamish recently gathered to celebrate their five-year anniversary.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Current Rotary president
Issaquah’s Bird Construction won an award recently for the construction of Cabela’s in Lacey.

Briefs on business

Longtime Swedish administrator Cal Knight was recently promoted to president and chief operating officer (COO).

  • Dec 19, 2011
Issaquah’s Bird Construction won an award recently for the construction of Cabela’s in Lacey.
Michiko Black stands next to a costume that she created. Michiko makes many of her own outfits completely from scratch

Former Tokyo Ballet soloist to open studio in the Highlands

She won’t tell you that she was a popular actress or a soloist for the Tokyo Ballet or a former Ms. Tokyo. She will tell you that she loves to dance and she loves to teach dance.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Michiko Black stands next to a costume that she created. Michiko makes many of her own outfits completely from scratch

Overlake Medical Clinics Issaquah joins Issaquah Chamber’s Chairman’s Circle

Overlake Medical Clinics Issaquah has become a member of the Chairman’s Circle Membership Program of the Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce.

  • Sep 13, 2011
Andrea Heuston is the CEO and creative principal of Artitudes Design

Artitudes Design uses for-profit to defend non-profit

For an Issaquah design firm, business is as much an opportunity to make money as it is to help nonprofits. “I say our for-profit work funds our nonprofit,” said Andrea Heuston, founder and CEO of Artitudes Design, her positive attitude dominating every curve of her face. Artitudes has won several awards for both being one of the best places to work in Puget Sound and for it’s commitment to volunteerism.

Andrea Heuston is the CEO and creative principal of Artitudes Design

Issaquah Chamber releases legislative agenda

The Issaquah Chamber of Commerce is giving its two cents to city government this year.

Zeeks Pizza to ‘Raise the Dough’ for Seattle Children’s Hospital

Hope on the Hill Guild will hold its second annual “Raise the Dough” benefit for Seattle Children’s Hospital on March 22 at Zeeks Pizza in Issaquah Highlands.

  • Mar 10, 2011
Serving 259 counties in the last election

Issaquah’s Democracy Live helping move ballots to the web

Democracy Live got itself noticed in the past year with a half-million dollar grant from the Department of Defense and an Innovation in Issaquah Award from the chamber Jan. 25.

Serving 259 counties in the last election
Democracy Live was announced as one of the winners of the Innovation in Issaquah award Jan. 25. From the left

Issaquah chamber focuses on innovation over doom, gloom

Instead of indulging the doom and gloom of the economy at the start of the year, Issaquah’s Chamber of Commerce decided to celebrate its most… Continue reading

Democracy Live was announced as one of the winners of the Innovation in Issaquah award Jan. 25. From the left
Ann Newton samples her favorite See’s Candies chocolate in Issaquah. The candy chain opened a traditional-styled store in the Issaquah Commons on Jan. 20

See’s Candies brings its tradition to Issaquah

A California tradition, a See's candy chain opened a storefront in the Issaquah Commons, challenging a market that’s been long dominated by Boehm’s Edelweiss Chalet.

Ann Newton samples her favorite See’s Candies chocolate in Issaquah. The candy chain opened a traditional-styled store in the Issaquah Commons on Jan. 20
Director Mike Ulvestad

New Issaquah clinic hopes to lead with hyperbaric research

A new Issaquah wound care clinic has ambitious plans to lead the country in research using hyperbaric chambers to treat soldiers with traumatic brain injuries. Restorix Health launched Dec. 13 along SR 900 across the street from the Issaquah Park and Ride.

Director Mike Ulvestad

Chamber and Virginia Mason to team-up to promote ‘Innovation in Issaquah’

The Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce will partner with Virginia Mason Medical Center for the chamber’s recently-launched “Innovation in Issaquah” program, helping to showcase the “Great Innovators in Greater Issaquah today.”

  • Dec 2, 2010
Donna Quinby and Stephanie Keane from Issaquah’s Eastside Pediatric Group help a patient during a non-profit event in Tennessee.

Issaquah dentist fills teeth, need in rural United States

Three Issaquah women flew to rural Tennessee to help provide free dental care for over 300 impoverished Americans.“It makes you appreciate everything you have,” said… Continue reading

Donna Quinby and Stephanie Keane from Issaquah’s Eastside Pediatric Group help a patient during a non-profit event in Tennessee.

Lisa Knopp earns certification as vision therapist

Lisa Knopp of Sammamish has been designated as a Certified Optometric Vision Therapist (COVT) at the annual meeting of the The College of Optometrists in… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2010

Providence Marianwood hosts estate sale

Head over to the estate sale at Providence Marianwood for unique collectibles from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Saturday. Items for sale will… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2010
Laura Rude hypnotizes one of her Secret Changes Hypnosis clients.

What’s behind the swinging watch – hypnotherapy from the inside

When my editor first suggested an article on hypnosis, images of people lined up on a stage in Las Vegas quacking like ducks immediately came to my mind. Then he suggested I give it a try for a first person report on the process.

Laura Rude hypnotizes one of her Secret Changes Hypnosis clients.
Attorney General Rob McKenna spoke to members of the Chamber of Commerce Wednesday about how to help grow business in the region

Attorney general speaks in Issaquah about promoting innovative business

The Issaquah Chamber of Commerce got a big kick-off for its newest business promotion with a visit by Attorney General Rob McKenna Wednesday.Over the next… Continue reading

Attorney General Rob McKenna spoke to members of the Chamber of Commerce Wednesday about how to help grow business in the region

$44 million data company chooses Issaquah for new facility

Issaquah is continuing to build a reputation as a haven for high-tech business, with the news this week that New Jersey-based Dataram Corp., a publicly-traded maker of computer memory and storage products with annual revenue last year of $44 million, has established a development and testing facility in Issaquah.

  • Oct 26, 2010

Humane Society special at Pogacha

Dine at Pogacha in Issaquah from 5 - 9 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 11, and the restaurant will donate 20 percent of all food sales for dining-in or for take-out to the Humane Society.

  • Oct 8, 2010
Harvey and Corrinn Waldron were joined at the opening of their new Arctic Cat store last week by Issaquah Chamber of Commerce's Queen and King of Issaquah

Waldron’s continue proud Arctic Cat history in Issaquah

Last week marked yet another chapter in the long and successful history of the Waldron family's Arctic Cat franchise in Issaquah.

Harvey and Corrinn Waldron were joined at the opening of their new Arctic Cat store last week by Issaquah Chamber of Commerce's Queen and King of Issaquah