Press Editorial

November 11, 2008

Issaquah is ready  for a new museum

Issaquah is long overdue for a real museum. We believe the voters would support a city bond to build a museum, should the City Council agree to give the voters a chance. Read more

Finding savings with solar power

November 11, 2008

Solar panels absorb the fall sunlight for electricity along the roof of Mark Mullet's home. Photo by Greg Farrar

Solar panels absorb the fall sunlight for electricity along the roof of Mark Mullet

Mark Mullet remembers when he was a starry-eyed lad living in the Seattle neighborhood of Greenlake, watching the solar car races. He especially recalled one Volkswagen Bug with its entire back seat filled with batteries. Read more

Skyline rolls into state

November 11, 2008

Spartans continue undefeated streak with 30-7 win over Graham-Kapowsin

Tait Stephens (6), Skyline junior defensive back, with Tommy Aarts (28) and Ryan Somers (12) backing him up, picks up a high snap by the Graham-Kapowsin Eagles on a punt attempt with 12 seconds left in the second quarter and runs it in for the Spartans' second touchdown of the game. Photo by Christopher Huber

Tait Stephens (6), Skyline junior defensive back, with Tommy Aarts (28) and Ryan Somers (12) backing him up, picks up a high snap by the Graham-Kapowsin Eagles on a punt attempt with 12 seconds left in the second quarter and runs it in for the Spartans

Although they live more than an hour away, the Graham-Kapowsin football team drew enough fans to fill the visitor bleachers at Skyline Stadium Nov. 8 in a second-round playoff game against the Spartans.   Read more

Marriage, parenting are focus of workshop

November 11, 2008

Relationships aren’t perfect, and how boring would it be if they were? But even the best relationships can be improved. Read more

Public Meetings

November 11, 2008

Nov. 12

Council Services and Operations Committee

Agenda: Campaign finance reform, budget adjustments, financial update, human services grants

5 p.m.

City Hall, Eagle Room

130 E. Sunset Way Read more

Arts Calendar

November 11, 2008

NOVEMBER 

12th

ArtEAST Studio Gallery presents “Figure/Grounded,” a juried exhibition of figurative art, on display through Dec. 2 at UP Front [art], 48 Front St. N. An opening reception is from 7-9 p.m. Nov. 7. Go to www.arteast.org. Read more

Sports Calendar

November 11, 2008

Adult Sports 

Issaquah Alps Trail Club

Nov. 12, 9:30 a.m. — Taylor Mountain Trails; 5 miles. Call 453-8997.

Nov. 15,  9 a.m. — Mount Si – Old Trail; 6-7 miles. Call 281-8465.

Nov. 16, 9:30 a.m. — Cougar Mountain – Loop hike around Wilderness Peak; 6-7 miles. Call 206-545-2829.

Nov. 16, noon — Tiger Mountain – Tradition Plateau; 5-6 miles. Call 392-3571.

Nov. 22,  9 a.m. — Squak Mountain – Loop hike over Central and West Peaks; 7 miles. Call  292-9115. Read more

‘Awesome’ educator recognized at Clark

November 10, 2008

Kirsten McArdle’s fifth-grade class at Clark Elementary School got a surprise last week.

(From left) Dairy Ambassador Eryn Edwards, Star 101.5 radio personality Corine McKenzie and fifth-grader Jake Dougherty surprised Kirsten McArdle, a teacher at Clark Elementary School, with the radio station’s Teacher of the Week award.By Chantelle Lusebrink

(From left) Dairy Ambassador Eryn Edwards, Star 101.5 radio personality Corine McKenzie and fifth-grader Jake Dougherty surprised Kirsten McArdle, a teacher at Clark Elementary School, with the radio station’s Teacher of the Week award.By Chantelle Lusebrink

Startled students curiously looked up from the math tests they’d just begun, to find Corine McKenzie, an afternoon radio personality, and the crew of Star 101.5 announcing that their teacher had been named the station’s Teacher of the Week. 

“I am super excited and super proud. This is an amazing bunch of kids,” Read more

Eva Heaton Hagen

November 10, 2008

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Eva Heaton Hagen, a former longtime Issaquah resident, died Nov. 3, 2008. She was 95.

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John L Hysong

November 10, 2008

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John L Hysong, of Issaquah, died in Bellevue on Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008. He was 73. Read more

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