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As winter gives way to spring

Issaquah Farmer’s Market vendor meeting this Saturday

Opening this year on April 10, the Issaquah Farmer’s Market is celebrating its 20th anniversary and is anticipating an array of new vendors to join an extensive variety of organic produce, specialty foods, hand crafted arts and crafts, special events and weekly entertainment.

  • Mar 18, 2010
As winter gives way to spring

What’s the buzz about soda and our health?

For me, as a dietitian and health counselor who has worked with children for many years, carbonated drinks rank almost as high as tobacco products and alcohol in their potential to cause great harm, especially at a young age.

Hospital fundraiser at Bake’s Place

On Sunday, Feb. 28, Bake’s Place at Providence Point in Issaquah will host a fundraiser for the Uncompensated Care Fund for Families in Need at Seattle Childrens Hospital.

  • Feb 26, 2010
In 1958

Hitching posts and summers at Frenchy’s – Sammamish in the 60s

In this, the first of a two-part series, Sammamish Heritage Society’s Phil Dougherty takes a wander back through the Sammamish Plateau of the 1960s - a place very different from the Plateau we all know today.

  • Feb 19, 2010
In 1958
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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.

  • Feb 11, 2010
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Child development: Be aware, but don’t compare

We’ve all done it, the kid comparisons.

  • Jan 8, 2010
Erik Moulton and Graham Hanson get to grips with some robot programming during a recent afternoon meeting of their First Lego League club

Mom’s dedication helps budding whiz kids

Nancy Morris is a brave woman. There aren't many moms who would willingly volunteer to have her house invaded by eight hungry and hyperactive young boys between the ages of 9 and 11 once a week.

Erik Moulton and Graham Hanson get to grips with some robot programming during a recent afternoon meeting of their First Lego League club
With parents and friends of the school lining the road between Maywood Middle School and Liberty

Homecoming parade lights up Liberty High School

The rain held off and the sun came out briefly to bless Liberty High School's homecoming parade on Friday afternoon.

With parents and friends of the school lining the road between Maywood Middle School and Liberty
Spark plug students - Issaquah High School students Jeff Dabundo and Michael Migotsky

Students united by a drive to understand their world

The Rotary group was recognizing those young men and women who have excelled in the fields of science and math, and distinguished themselves as leaders in their school, as caring and passionate people, and as supporters of their friends and peers.

Spark plug students - Issaquah High School students Jeff Dabundo and Michael Migotsky

Man’s best friend now a good pal of doctors, too

What do Rover, Fluffy, or Bubbles have to do with your heart health? Apparently a lot!

  • Sep 24, 2009
Yoga is a fantastic full-body workout that stretches and tones your muscles.

Hot Yoga’s new class is just for the fellas

Yoga has a long, rich history in India (as long as 5,000 years) where a vast majority of the practitioners are men.

  • Aug 20, 2009
Yoga is a fantastic full-body workout that stretches and tones your muscles.
Local artists Carol Ross

“Animal Crackers” opens at Issaquah ArtWalk

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.

  • Aug 8, 2009
Local artists Carol Ross
Alexis Chavez has been able to combine her passion for photography with an ability to bond with the wild animals of Africa.

Images of African wildlife come to Issaquah

Alexis Chavez has lived in New York, Hawaii, Japan and Africa. She has an honorary Bachelors of Science degree in Environmental Conservation from The New School in New York City, has worked as a veterinary nurse at Tribeca Soho Animal Hospital, is a part time welder, and is proficient in American Sign Language and Japanese. Oh, and she's learning Afrikaans.

  • Aug 7, 2009
Alexis Chavez has been able to combine her passion for photography with an ability to bond with the wild animals of Africa.

artEAST opens ‘Animal Crackers’ exhibition Friday

A group of Eastside artists, known as the Sammi 7, will open their latest collection during an opening reception tonight from 5 to 8 p.m. at Up Front Gallery at 48 Front Street N. during this month’s ArtWalk.

  • Aug 6, 2009

A night of fine food and jazz at Boehm’s Candies

The 21st annual “Chocolate, Wine and All That Jazz” event held on Thursday, July 23, at Boehm’s Candies in Issaquah.

  • Jul 9, 2009
Seattle hip-hop heroes Blue Scholars were one of the main attractions at this year’s annual Teenfest event last Friday. Organized by the City of Sammamish and held at city hall

Teen Fest energy keeps the gray skies at bay

An estimated 500 teenagers turned out for the second annual Sammamish Teen Fest last Friday.

  • Jun 25, 2009
Seattle hip-hop heroes Blue Scholars were one of the main attractions at this year’s annual Teenfest event last Friday. Organized by the City of Sammamish and held at city hall
Youngsters enjoy one of the many kid-friendly  activities at last year’s Tastin’ n Racin’. This year’s event will feature pony rides

Tastin’ n Racin’ fires up engines all weekend

Tastin’ n Racin’ is celebrating its 13th anniversary starting today, June 5 on Lake Sammamish State Park.

  • Jun 4, 2009
Youngsters enjoy one of the many kid-friendly  activities at last year’s Tastin’ n Racin’. This year’s event will feature pony rides

‘Stand-Up’ fundraiser at Snoqualmie Casino

On Sunday, May 31, the Chris Elliott Fund for Glioblastoma Brain Cancer Research, along with Snoqualmie Casino, will host “Stand-Up Against Brain Cancer Comedy Show and After Party.”

  • May 21, 2009
Jessica Donaldson and Sergio Palomino share a laugh after lunch as they contribute to Challenger Elementary's Waste Watchers program.

Who said it’s not easy being green?

Students take on recycling program and reduce waste, boost reuse, win award

Jessica Donaldson and Sergio Palomino share a laugh after lunch as they contribute to Challenger Elementary's Waste Watchers program.
This classic photo of Harvey Manning was taken at Goat Rocks in the Cascades by hiking companion Larry Hanson.

Manning’s legacy lives on in the hills and trails

The Day of the Three Thunderstorms may sound like the title of an ancient fable, or a mythical tale of mother earth and winds and messages sent down from above.

This classic photo of Harvey Manning was taken at Goat Rocks in the Cascades by hiking companion Larry Hanson.