LocalIHOP offers free pancakes Tuesday
NEW — 6 a.m. March 1, 2015
IHOP restaurants are celebrating the 10th anniversary of National Pancake Day on March 3 by offering one free short stack of buttermilk pancakes.
In return, guests are asked to pay it forward by making a voluntary donation to their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Shriners Hospital for Children, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society or other local charities.
The give away is from 7-10 a.m. at more than 1,500 restaurants across the United States. The Issaquah location is at 1433 N.W. Sammamish Road.
SportsLiberty’s Conner Small comes up big with state wrestling crown
Conner Small didn’t achieve the dream of a lifetime on his own. The Liberty High School senior wrestler spent countless hours working toward a state championship with his father Bill.
The process was a long and sometimes painful one — Small finished fifth as a sophomore and third as a junior — but it was ultimately rewarding as he captured the Class 2A state crown at 170 pounds to close the Mat Classic XXVII, Feb. 20-21 at the Tacoma Dome.
SchoolsThe Beat — Healthy food regulations need work
School cafeterias have never been renowned for their gourmet cuisine. Students especially, however, are criticizing the new regulations regarding school nutrition.
The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 aimed to create a healthier menu in school cafeterias across the nation to increase student health. That includes limiting the maximum calories of a dish, increasing available fruits and vegetables, limiting sodium and fat, and mandating that the first ingredient of any food offered be a meat, vegetable, fruit or whole grain.