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Buy or sell at unique auto and car fair this weekend

NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 18, 2014

The Northwest Auto and Boat Fair is bringing the “for sale by owner” concept to a whole different level with its first event.

Watercraft and vehicle sellers can reach hundreds of potential buyers without much hassle when they drop off their goods at Bellevue College this weekend.

Sellers can bring watercraft, cars, trucks, motorcycles, RVs or ATVs from 4-9 p.m. Friday, or anytime during the event.

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Sports

Fan frenzy for football
Photos by Greg Farrar The high school football season is well underway for students, cheerleaders and fans from Liberty (top), Issaquah (above) and Skyline (right) as the grandstands become noisy with cheers and chants, and band music fills the air throughout the school district.

Photos by Greg Farrar
The high school football season is well underway for students, cheerleaders and fans from Liberty (top), Issaquah (below) and Skyline (right) as the grandstands become noisy with cheers and chants, and band music fills the air throughout the school district.

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Schools

Public hearings begin for possible school closure

The Issaquah School Board has yet to set a date for when it will consider closing Tiger Mountain Community High School, but it began a public comment period last week that brought dozens of impassioned people out in defense of the alternative school.

The first public hearing regarding the possible closure of Tiger Mountain was held Sept. 10 and generated comments from students, parents and teachers. The public comment period was scheduled to last 50 minutes, but went nearly an hour longer as more than a dozen people spoke about the issue, the vast majority supporting ideas to keep it open.

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Schools

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Issaquah’s oldest church has new location

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