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Atwater takes Foundation helm

Issaquah Schools Foundation has new executive director.

  • Aug 15, 2019

 

Applying mindfulness into your daily life | Health Column

Being mindful is the act of staying present, being aware of your surroundings and noticing new things without judgment.

  • Aug 7, 2019

 

Mindful goal setting | Health Column

What are the roots of you life goals?

  • Aug 4, 2019

 

Volunteers needed for kids fair

Parkadilly will be Sunday, July 21. Volunteers also needed for set up on July 20.

  • Jul 15, 2019

Happy Fourth — Do we have freedom? What is freedom anyway?

A column about mindfulness and mental well being.

  • Jul 6, 2019

Celebrating the Fourth on the Eastside

Americans all over the country including the Eastside region will gather on July 4 to celebrate Independence Day. The Fourth of July commemorates the signing… Continue reading

Issaquah Farmers Market runs Saturdays from May through September, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine, at Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. NW, Issaquah. Courtesy photo
Issaquah Farmers Market runs Saturdays from May through September, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine, at Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. NW, Issaquah. Courtesy photo

Beach Bash at Lake Sammamish State Park

7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on July 13.

  • Jun 7, 2019
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Dying from an overdose; not just heroin that’s killing us

A monthly column about mindfulness and health.

  • Jun 7, 2019
Nityia Photography

MCE honors First Ladies

Annual choral concert welcomes Independence Day.

  • Jun 7, 2019
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                                The new Issaquah Tibbetts Valley Skate Park sits next to the Issaquah Transit Center. The park opened in 2017 and was built by Grindline Skateparks, Inc.

Issaquah began old skate park removal

Community will shape how how the city uses the old space. The new skate park opened in 2017.

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                                The new Issaquah Tibbetts Valley Skate Park sits next to the Issaquah Transit Center. The park opened in 2017 and was built by Grindline Skateparks, Inc.

The Soup Ladies need a new truck

Rotary Club leads fundraiser for volunteers who feed King County’s first responders.

Issaquah Memorial Day ceremony set for Lower Hillside Cemetery

Local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will host the Memorial Day ceremony at Lower Hillside Cemetery.

  • May 23, 2019
From left: U.S. Veterans Daniel F. McAllaster, Richard A. Nelms, and Stanley Zemont. The veterans were awarded by the French Consulate in San Fransisco for their services in France during the World War II on May 10 at the Museum of Flight in Seattle. Courtesy photo of the Consular Agency of France in Seattle

Eastside Veterans awarded the French Legion of Honor Medal

Daniel F. McAllaster and Richard A. Nelms awarded for their service in France during WWII

  • May 19, 2019
From left: U.S. Veterans Daniel F. McAllaster, Richard A. Nelms, and Stanley Zemont. The veterans were awarded by the French Consulate in San Fransisco for their services in France during the World War II on May 10 at the Museum of Flight in Seattle. Courtesy photo of the Consular Agency of France in Seattle

Take time to feel the emotions, don’t avoid them | Health column

A monthly column about mindfulness meditation and wellbeing.

  • May 8, 2019

Yoga class in the park

The sessions will be held on Tuesdays in May.

  • May 3, 2019

9th annual paddling festival

Challenge will be at 10:30 a.m. on May 11.

  • May 3, 2019
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Upcoming events in Issaquah

Grape Escape 2019; Walk’n Wag

  • Apr 19, 2019
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                                Girl Scout Dylan Faaland is hosting an in-school workshop about bike safety for the student bicyclists at her school. Dylan is working toward her Silver Award from Girl Scouts of Western Washington.

Local Girl Scout promotes educational workshop to educate peers about bike safety

Dylan Faaland will host Light it Up! on April 25 at Inglewood Middle School.

Stephanie Quiroz / staff photo
                                Girl Scout Dylan Faaland is hosting an in-school workshop about bike safety for the student bicyclists at her school. Dylan is working toward her Silver Award from Girl Scouts of Western Washington.
Paige Bisbee, of Bellevue is a paid employee at Davis Wright Tremaine in Bellevue. As part of the law firm’s inclusive program, Bisbee distributes snacks and office supplies to her co-workers. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

People with disabilities find purpose through new employment opportunities

Paige Bisbee of Bellevue finds employment at Davis Wright Tremaine

Paige Bisbee, of Bellevue is a paid employee at Davis Wright Tremaine in Bellevue. As part of the law firm’s inclusive program, Bisbee distributes snacks and office supplies to her co-workers. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.