Inspirational setter returns to Eagles’ volleyball team

October 7, 2008

In the game of life, wins and losses aren’t always reflected on a scoreboard. Such is the case for Issaquah High School volleyball player Kristen Webb. It was in April 2007, toward the end of her sophomore year, that the promising youngster first noticed she felt wrong physically.

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Dad’s day to play

October 7, 2008

Fathers join their students on the Cascade Ridge playground for a look at recess activities  

Chuck Blondino (right) kneels as he waits to get back in the game of wall ball during the Dads’ Play Day. By Christopher Huber

Chuck Blondino (right) kneels as he waits to get back in the game of wall ball during the Dads’ Play Day. By Christopher Huber

About 30 fathers had arrived by the end of the first recess Oct. 3 at Cascade Ridge Elementary School.

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Vegetarian shares the virtues of vegetables

October 7, 2008

Mom was right about eating your vegetables. Studies have shown that a low-calorie, high-nutrition diet of vegetables can stave off cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and certain cancers, said Brian Higginson, a registered dietician at Swedish Medical Center.

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The show moves on

October 7, 2008

Actor reprises role of Jerry Lee Lewis in ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ in Chicago

The last time Issaquah audiences saw Levi Kreis, he was giving a rip-roaring performance as Jerry Lee Lewis in Village Theatre’s premier run of “Million Dollar Quartet.”

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2008 Salmon Days Festival / Oct. 7, 2008

October 7, 2008

Wet and windy Salmon Days

October 7, 2008

Better Sunday weather saves the day

 Salmon Days Festival visitors try to keep dry and keep their umbrellas intact Saturday as they brave the rain and gusty winds to visit crafts booths on Front Street North.By Greg Farrar

Salmon Days Festival visitors try to keep dry and keep their umbrellas intact Saturday as they brave the rain and gusty winds to visit crafts booths on Front Street North.By Greg Farrar

A heavy downpour and blustery weather put a damper on attendance Saturday at this year’s Salmon Day festival, but the skies cleared up Sunday, much to the delight of organizers.

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Stabbing, reckless gunshots keep area police busy

October 7, 2008

One injured, one arrested following altercation

A 26-year-old Issaquah man is being held in the King County Jail after an argument early Oct. 3 tuned violent and he stabbed a 27-year-old neighbor with a broken beer bottle, police said. Read more

Issaquah-Hobart Road study gets go-ahead

October 7, 2008

A study of ways to improve safety on the Issaquah-Hobart Road while streamlining traffic flow is now moving ahead, thanks to approval of funding Sept. 29 by the Metropolitan King County Council. Read more

City fees blamed for storefront vacancies

October 7, 2008

Officials try to solve problem that’s keeping downtown shops empty

Vacant storefronts on Front Street are mute testimony to the high cost of the city’s transportation impact fees, which can add more than $100,000 to the price of putting those properties back in service. Read more

City debuts new housing that is attractive, affordable

October 7, 2008

With balloons, cookies and pizza, the newly refurbished Johnson Hill Apartments were unveiled Oct. 1 by St. Andrew’s Housing Group.

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