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Hundreds of lakes open April 25 
for biggest fishing day of the year

NEW — 6 a.m. April 19, 2015

Beaver and Pine lakes in Sammamish join several hundred lowland lakes — stocked with millions of fish — for fishing’s opening day April 25 for a six-month season.

Anglers must have a current Washington freshwater fishing license valid through March 31, 2016. Purchase licenses online at https://fishhunt.dfw.wa.gov; by telephone at 1-866-246-9453 toll free; or at hundreds of license dealers across the state. Get details about license vendor locations at http://wdfw.wa.gov/licensing/vendor.

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Sports

Eagles beat rival Spartans, 8-3

Both Issaquah and Skyline high school head baseball coaches are looking for signs of improvement in their young squads.

So for each, picking a win over their arch rival in KingCo Conference competition April 10 would be just what the doctor ordered.

It was the Eagles who completed their first two-game winning streak in conference action, culminating with an 8-3 win.

By Greg Farrar Jack Dellinger, Issaquah High School junior pitcher, strikes out two Skyline batters and gets the third to ground out during the third inning April 10 at the Skyline High School field.

By Greg Farrar
Jack Dellinger, Issaquah High School junior pitcher, strikes out two Skyline batters and gets the third to ground out during the third inning April 10 at the Skyline High School field.

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Schools

Trails club announces scholarship opportunity

The Issaquah Alps Trails Club annually sponsors the Bill Longwell Memorial Scholarship, available to this year’s graduating seniors at Hazen, Issaquah, Skyline and Liberty high schools.

The top prize is a $1,000 scholarship, with second place getting $500 and third place receiving $250. The deadline is May 1.

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