LocalWalgreens stores are accepting wildfire donations
NEW — 3 p.m. July 28, 2014
Responding to wildfires devastating portions of the state, Walgreens is accepting cash donations from customers looking for ways to support those whose lives or property were disrupted.
Make check-out counter cash donations in amounts of $1, $5 and $10 and the donations will go to the American Red Cross to help people affected by the western wildfires.
The Red Cross is providing shelter and has provided more than 3,200 meals and snacks to those affected by the fires. The organization is also providing health and mental health services, and is distributing trash bags, gloves and masks to people throughout the area.
SportsLakeside Recovery’s season ends at Legion district tournament
Lakeside Recovery had a largely successful regular season of Double-A American Legion baseball, but the end came surprisingly quick at last week’s Area 1 South District tournament.
Lakeside Recovery — comprised of 17-and-under players from Skyline, Issaquah and Newport high schools — opened the tourney with an 11-1 loss to Juanita, and didn’t find its groove in the next game either, suffering a season-ending 5-1 loss to the Monroe Legends on July 17 at Eastlake High School.
SchoolsIssaquah Chemistry Club wins competition
The Issaquah High School Chemistry Club took first place in the “Imagine Tomorrow” competition.
The club created a portable shower kit intended for use in countries that lack proper hygiene. It utilizes a filter system that reuses water from the shower that is cleaned before each use.