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Max Prendergast

Duthie Hill Park celebrates one year

Mountain Bike enthusiasts came from around the region to celebrate the 1-year anniversary of Duthie Hill Park on June 11.

Max Prendergast

Issaquah man charged of molesting teen

An Issaquah man has been charged with child molestation after allegedly "hooking up" with a 15-year-old Issaquah boy through a Craigslist posting.

Jack Quinton

Skyline High School graduation | Photo Essay

Skyline High School graduation commencement, June 2011

Jack Quinton
Students toss their mortarboards at the Issaquah High School Graduation June 12

Issaquah High School graduation | Photo Essay

Issaquah High School students enjoyed a commencement at Safeco Field June 10.

Students toss their mortarboards at the Issaquah High School Graduation June 12
Jack Quinton

Issaquah School District celebrates commencement at Safeco

After dealing with four years of drilling, hammering and pouring concrete on their campus, Issaquah High School graduates say they have more in common than the average class. The memory was one of hundreds recalled at Safeco Field June 10, where the Issaquah School District's three schools held graduation ceremonies back to back.

Jack Quinton
Lindsey Vanosdoll

Liberty High School Graduation | Photo Essay

Liberty High School graduation for June 2011, a photo essay

Lindsey Vanosdoll

Paraglider crashes on Tiger Mt.

A 50-year-old paraglider is expected to recover from his injuries after reportedly crashing into some trees on Tiger Mountain June 12.

After lease rates grew too high at his buzz shop on Front Street

All aboard: Cut Loose Caboose offers unique experience

BY CELESTE GRACEY Issaquah Reporter Forced to close a 43-year-old barber shop on Front Street because of leasing rates, Maurice Singer didn’t count himself lucky. Today, he might tell you the opposite. The red caboose on Gilman Boulevard opened up, breaking way for the fulfillment of Singer’s long-held dream of opening the Cut Loose Caboose.

After lease rates grew too high at his buzz shop on Front Street
Alyi Spence

Clark kids schooled in healthy eating by Beecher’s Cheese Foundation

BY CELESTE GRACEY Issaquah Reporter Beecher’s Cheese took its commitment to change the way America eats to an Issaquah school last week. A Clark Elementary classroom spent the day learning how to read nutrition labels from the company’s Flagship Foundation.

Alyi Spence
Zonya Foco

Overlake to host cancer prevention event

Overlake Hospital Medical Center will host a health and wellness event designed to highlight the number of ways people can prevent cancer and other chronic diseases through smart lifestyle choices. The free event, called Learn and Live Well, will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Eastridge Church, 24205 SE Issaquah-Fall City Road in Issaquah.

  • Jun 7, 2011
Zonya Foco
Brent Hall is a rookie hydroplane driver planning to show his new boat at the Tastin’ and Racin’ event at Lake Sammamish State Park on June 11. The event is like the Seafair race

Hydroplane racer aims to reconnect people to the sport, readies for Tastin’ and Racin’ event

Hall, now entering his rookie year as a racer, couldn't be more thrilled for the Tastin' and Racin' event June 11 and 12 at Lake Sammamish State Park.

Brent Hall is a rookie hydroplane driver planning to show his new boat at the Tastin’ and Racin’ event at Lake Sammamish State Park on June 11. The event is like the Seafair race
Overlake Hospital doctors lead the ceremonial survivor’s lap at the beginning of Relay for Life at Skyline High School last Saturday.

Relay for Life raises $230,000

While last weekend’s rain dampened the Skyline High School fields, it didn’t dampen the spirits of Relay for Life volunteers, who raised $230,000 this year.

Overlake Hospital doctors lead the ceremonial survivor’s lap at the beginning of Relay for Life at Skyline High School last Saturday.

$4.3 in schools budget cuts for Issaquah, $5.1 million in LWSD

The Legislature is expected to pass down another $4.3 million in budget cuts to the Issaquah School District next year.The Lake Washington School District, which… Continue reading

Leigh Stokes

As deadline approaches, PTSAs urgently raise money for science curriculum

McTeacher night was one of several efforts the district hopes will raise $500,000 by June 15. The Issaquah Schools Foundation has about $200,000 to go.

Leigh Stokes

King County offers free, natural rodent control to rural residents

Got mice or rats? Try barn cats. That's the message from Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC).

  • May 24, 2011

Microsoft employees help restore Issaquah Creek

More than 60 Microsoft employees from the Sammamish Campus joined the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust in ongoing restoration efforts on Issaquah Creek at Lake Sammamish State Park on May 20.

  • May 20, 2011

Used book sale planned

The Providence Point Library will sponsor a used book sale in the basement of Town Hall, 4135 Providence Point Drive S.E., on Saturday, June 4, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, June 5, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

  • May 20, 2011
Jose Enciso

Top Issaquah volunteers awarded Tuesday

Various groups from throughout Issaquah honored members of the community in the 32nd Annual Community Awards Banquet May 17. The Chamber of Commerce hosted the event.

Jose Enciso
Tola Marts places a sticker

Revitalizing Lake Sammamish Park makes city council’s short list

Among 13 other goals, council members last weekend added revitalizing the park to its short list of projects to tackle in 2012, during a goal setting retreat May 13.

Tola Marts places a sticker
Jason Capelli

Garage-snooping bear caught in Issaquah

Wildlife officers think they captured the bear that an Issaquah couple found napping in their garage last week.

Jason Capelli