Public Meeting

November 19, 2008

Nov. 19

Cascade Water Alliance

Board of Directors

3:30 p.m.

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To The Editor

November 19, 2008

School boundaries 

Incorrect data being used to determine fate of Overdale Park students

The Boundary Review Committee recommendation will soon be presented to the school board for approval or revision. My hope is that Steve Rasmussen and the board will make some revisions, keeping Overdale at Grand Ridge and West Highlands Park at Clark. Read more

Bypass road riles community again

November 19, 2008

Since voting in February to adopt the no-build option for the proposed Southeast Bypass, the City Council’s meetings have been free of polarizing debate on the subject.

But it all came back to the Transportation Committee Nov. 13, when the final project document came up for discussion. Read more

Issaquah Valley Trolley Project gets nudged ahead by city committee

November 19, 2008

The Issaquah Valley Trolley Project, which would restore service between the depot and Gilman Boulevard, got a boost Nov. 13 from the City Council’s Transportation Committee. Its members recommended the city act as the administrative agency for the trolley project’s $500,000 in grants, which would allow the project to begin.

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Recycling event draws hundreds

November 19, 2008

The Issaquah Fall Recycling Event held Sept. 13 saw people in more than 450 vehicles come in a four-hour period to drop off electronics, wood waste, scrap metal, household goods, porcelain, rock and concrete.

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New school board member sworn in Nov. 12

November 19, 2008

Chad Magendanz was sworn into office at the Issaquah School Board’s Nov. 12 meeting.

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Feed Store to be host for nonprofits

November 19, 2008

The Hailstone Feed Store has a new role to play in Issaquah.

Salmon Days revelers wander past the attractions set up at the restored Hailstone Feed Store on Front Street. File

Salmon Days revelers wander past the attractions set up at the restored Hailstone Feed Store on Front Street. File

Now a prize-winning restoration of an historic store and Shell gas station on Front Street North, the building houses an office for the DownTown Issaquah Association. But much discussion has centered on what else might be done with the property. Read more

Pet Food Bank helps four-legged friends in need

November 19, 2008

With the holidays approaching, many people make it a tradition to help the needy, be it through donating clothing, shelter or food.

Claudia Connolly, a resident of the Azalea Apartments on Northeast Creek Way, poses with Elsie, her 5-year-old dilute calico cat. Photo by Greg Farrar

Claudia Connolly, a resident of the Azalea Apartments on Northeast Creek Way, poses with Elsie, her 5-year-old dilute calico cat. Photo by Greg Farrar

This season, consider helping out a four-legged friend as well. The Humane Society’s Pet Food Bank is celebrating its 25th anniversary of helping low-income community members, senior citizens and those disabled by AIDS feed their pets. Read more

City Council committee moves to restore AtWork! grant

November 19, 2008

With one exception, grant funding recommendations by the Human Services Commission were endorsed Nov. 12 by the City Council’s Services and Operations Committee.

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Adopt-a-Kokanee project helps endangered salmon

November 19, 2008

The gray wolf. The spotted owl. The Kokanee salmon?

If things aren’t done to improve the Kokanee salmon’s habitat, it will soon join the list of endangered species in Washington state. Read more

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