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Ride against brain cancer this Sunday

The inspirational Chris Elliott Fund Summer Bike Ride will begin at Sunny Hills Elementary in Sammamish at 9 a.m., and continue through the flats and hills of scenic Redmond, Issaquah and the Snoqualmie River Valley.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Local artists Carol Ross

The Sammi 7 launches new show at Up Front

A group of Eastside artists, known as the Sammi 7, launched their latest exhibition at Up Front Gallery in downtown Issaquah at Friday evening's ArtWalk event.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Local artists Carol Ross
David Droppers of Washington Butterfly Association hunts butterflies on the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

The Butterfly Hunter

Hunting butterflies takes perseverance, excellent eyesight, and amble dexterity to look around obstacles; catching them takes the patience of a fisherman plus the agility of an eagle. Summertime is butterfly season.

  • Dec 19, 2011
David Droppers of Washington Butterfly Association hunts butterflies on the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.
Presley

Help for parents puzzled by autism

There has been a recent uptick in businesses opening their doors in Issaquah focusing on wellness. These niche operations range from helping autistic children grow,… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2011
Presley
In the reflection of his sunglasses

It’s a long way to the top

In the reflection of his sunglasses, Ironix guitarist Robert Auerbach gets a glimpse of his rock future at the Moore Brothers Music store’s fifth year… Continue reading

In the reflection of his sunglasses
Rae Solomon

Rae Solomon, country star on the bubble, to be at Issaquah Art Walk tonight

ArtWalk returns, from 5-9 p.m., tonight, Aug. 7, in downtown Issaquah and Gilman Village.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Rae Solomon
Ike Balmer as Sparky the Phoenix in the Reach for the Sky July production of 'One Tribe

Theater camp about more than just the arts

The Dreamers lived up in the clouds. Looking down from on high at the strange world below them, they took every opportunity they could to lie down, close their eyes, and dream the day away.

Ike Balmer as Sparky the Phoenix in the Reach for the Sky July production of 'One Tribe

Issaquah band releases video directed by Heath Ledger

The Issaquah band, Modest Mouse, released a new music video today directed by the late actor Heath Ledger.The animated video for "King Rat" was done… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2011

TrailsFest at Rattlesnake Lake this Saturday

With temperatures in the 90s and higher forecast for the weekend, residents might be looking for somewhere to escape the heat. The cool waters of Rattlesnake Lake could be just the place, particularly this Saturday, as the Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area will host TrailsFest, 2009.

  • Dec 19, 2011

Ask the vet – what can my pet see?

Dear Dr. Cox, I was wondering if my boxer “Josie” can see colors. My neighbor told me that dogs are color blind. Stephanie from Issaquah

  • Dec 19, 2011
Jill Monster ND

Health: Q & A with NaturoMedica

Dear Doctors, I was diagnosed with IBS about 10 years ago by a specialist. I have tried several medications, but nothing has helped. My main symptoms are gas pain, bloating and alternating diarrhea and constipation. I occasionally miss work because my symptoms are so severe. Do you think that I could benefit by seeing a naturopath? Jane in Bellevue

  • Dec 19, 2011
Jill Monster ND
As gravity kicks in

Issaquah Rotary soapbox derby on downtown streets this Saturday

The Twelfth Annual Issaquah Rotary Challenge Day Race will be held this Saturday.

  • Dec 19, 2011
As gravity kicks in
Sarah Espinoza

Show biz Wiz

The Wiz is a modern, urban adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Sarah Espinoza

Healthy and tasty ways to grill

This summer, let your kitchen be lonely. Turn your oven off, and take your family outdoors to fire up the grill for sizzling, healthy meals on a sunny day.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Young J.J. Sawyer gets a lift from his grandmother Cindy Bjorkman so he could get a better look at one of the scale models on display at the Issaquah Train Depot during last year’s show.

Model trains on display and in motion

The Issaquah History Museums will host its fourth annual train show at the Issaquah Depot between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Young J.J. Sawyer gets a lift from his grandmother Cindy Bjorkman so he could get a better look at one of the scale models on display at the Issaquah Train Depot during last year’s show.

Tips to keep your cool this warm weekend

Warm weather conditions are what we look forward to every summer in the Pacific Northwest region. But our temperatures are expected to climb to levels that could be dangerous for many people.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Jordan Acord and pilot Drew McNab soar in tandem off of Tiger Mountain.

Tiger Mountain Fly-In comes to Issaquah this weekend

Hundreds of tandem and individual paragliders will swarm the Issaquah skies on Saturday for the seventh annual Tiger Mountain Fly-In.

Jordan Acord and pilot Drew McNab soar in tandem off of Tiger Mountain.
This photograph is of the Wilson - Tibbetts family road trip to Florida in 1916. Traveling in 1915 and 1916 Ford Model Ts

Reenactment of famous Model T race passes through historic Issaquah

More than 50 vintage Ford Model Ts have set off to cross the country along the back roads of 12 states, to reenact the Ocean-to-Ocean Automobile Race. The race was part of the opening festivities of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific (AYP) Exposition in 1909.

  • Dec 19, 2011
This photograph is of the Wilson - Tibbetts family road trip to Florida in 1916. Traveling in 1915 and 1916 Ford Model Ts
Richard Scott and his granddaughters Genavieve

Issaquah enjoys the sunshine and a warm Fourth of July

The people of Issaquah were blessed with one of the warmest July Fourth weekends in a number of years, and responded by getting out to support a number of community events in the city.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Richard Scott and his granddaughters Genavieve
Race starter Tim Finnegan checks that the course is clear before giving the drivers the checkered flag at the Issaquah Rotary Challenge Day Soapbox Derby on Saturday.

All thrills, no spills at soapbox derby

The weather gods were once again smiling on Issaquah Rotary and Life Enrichment Options with their annual soapbox derby held in brilliant sunshine on Saturday.

Race starter Tim Finnegan checks that the course is clear before giving the drivers the checkered flag at the Issaquah Rotary Challenge Day Soapbox Derby on Saturday.