LocalCelebrate International Music Day June 21
NEW — 6 a.m. May 30, 2015
Issaquah is making music June 21, in celebration of International Music Day.
The annual event celebrates the importance of music through free, open and accessible events. Listen, dance and make music from 1-5 p.m. at the following locations:
- Pedestrian Park — The Redondoes, strum ukulele band, Greasy Spoon,
- Northwest Alder Street — Eastside Music Co.,
- Music and Arts lot — teen performers from Kaleidoscope School of Music, special guests,
- Confluence Park — LocoMotive, FIVESTAR, Nolan Garrett, The RumSkullz and more.
SportsLiberty soccer grad suits up for local PDL team
When Liberty High School boys soccer coach Darren Tremblay reflects on the Patriots’ 2014 team, he remembers the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.
The Patriots won the Class 3A/2A KingCo regular-season title, but couldn’t make it back to the state playoffs after faltering in the conference tournament.
SchoolsLet’s Talk About It — Beware the dangers of texting while driving
In an era dominated by technology, texting has become the go-to method of fast communication. Especially for teenagers, texting is present everywhere in our lives: when we’re at school, when we’re hanging out with friends, when we’re talking to parents and when we’re driving.
The truth of the matter is that if someone were to say, “Don’t text while driving” and another person were to say, “Don’t drink while driving”, the latter person would be taken more seriously. It’s easy to downplay the dangers of texting, emailing or calling when driving because of the perceived benign nature of the cell phone compared to other substances, such as alcohol.