The districtwide Issaquah PTSA Council announced last week that Executive Director of Elementary and Middle Schools Ron Thiele is this year’s Outstanding Educator.
Four-year-old Sugarbear is an active, playful, fun-loving cat. At the shelter since mid-March, he’s desperate to have more room to explore! He loves to run, chase toys and jump up high to catch the laser-bug. Watch his video at www.petfinder.com/petnote/displaypet.cgi?petid=10473184.
Fundraiser Pancake Breakfast: 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m. May 17. Breakfast will be served by Issaquah City Council members and fire department personnel. Cost: $5 for adults; $2.50 for children 11 and younger. Proceeds benefit the senior center. Issaquah Valley Senior Center, 75 N.E. Creek Way, Issaquah. 425-392-2381.
Regional stakeholders gathered in front of the Wilburton trestle at the Bellevue Fire Station Monday morning to sign a historic agreement that will bring the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Rail Corridor into public ownership.
A 19-year-old Kirkland man was arrested on the evening of May 2 in the 23100 block of Northeast Eighth Street on suspicion of reckless driving, consumption of alcohol by a minor and driving while intoxicated, a report said. The officer wrote that he was waiting at a stoplight one car behind the suspect, and when the light turned green, the vehicle sped away.
The second week of May is a celebration of Mother’s Day, so now is the time to see if you are being a good parent to your plants. They need food, water and your love and protection, but all gardeners must understand that plants in a garden also need discipline.
The Lake Washington Schools Foundation (LWSF) held its third annual Legacy for Learning Luncheon April 30 at the Juanita High School Field House. Master of ceremonies, KING 5 TV news anchor Dennis Bounds — who’s also a proud Lake Washington School District (LWSD) parent — introduced speakers who shared good news about magic made possible through LWSF grants.