500 turkeys to go to families in need

November 19, 2008

The holiday season is almost here, but some families are feeling the pressure of creating a Thanksgiving meal during tough economic times.   Read more

Election results to be finalized November 25

November 19, 2008

The results of close races in the Nov. 4 election will not be known for certain until all absentee and provisional ballots have been counted. Read more

Joe’s robbers arrested by IPD

November 18, 2008

Four men were arrested Nov. 12 for snatching up $3,000 worth of merchandise at Joe’s and running out the door without paying, police said. Read more

Off the Press

November 18, 2008

We are on a journey, each and all of us

Where did you find yourself on Election Night, in your personal journey of becoming a more tolerant, more accepting and more broad-minded human being? The longer you’ve lived, the longer your tale would be in learning the lessons of becoming unprejudiced toward others.

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Avoid the flu and boost your immunity

November 18, 2008

Many invest significant time and dollars into taking measures to boost their immune systems and protect their health through the winter. Ironically, despite all these precautions, it’s not uncommon for them to get sick anyway.

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Vote for local dog for Milk-Bone spokesdog

November 18, 2008

NEW — 12:41 p.m. November 18, 2008

Issaquah dog Rocky and his guitar-rocker owner Dan Connolly are among 100 finalists for Rocky to be named the first spokesdog for Milk-Bone biscuits. But voting ends tonight.

 

Dan Connolly and his dog Rocky, who is vying to be Milk-Bone's first spokesdog.

Dan Connolly and his dog Rocky, who is vying to be Milk-Bone's first spokesdog.

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Local Scouts help remember our veterans

November 18, 2008

Cub Scouts in Pack 639, sponsored by Issaquah VFW Post 3436, collect and return spent shells used in the Veterans Day 21-gun salute at City Hall to post commander David Waggoner. Photo by Greg Farrar.

Cub Scouts in Pack 639, sponsored by Issaquah VFW Post 3436, collect and return spent shells used in the Veterans Day 21-gun salute at City Hall to post commander David Waggoner. Photo by Greg Farrar.

For some students, Nov. 11 may have just been a day off from school. But for others, it was a time toremember sacrifices made by many men and women who have served in the country’s armed forces.

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Liberty’s second-half rally for 21-17 win over Kennedy sets up rematch with Bellevue

November 18, 2008

It was a tale of two halves.

Richard Crespo (29), Liberty senior wide receiver, barely gets a first down off a pass from quarterback Trey Wheeler on a fake punt in the fourth quarter, as Peter Moffat, Kennedy senior defensive back, defends. Photo by Greg Farrar

Richard Crespo (29), Liberty senior wide receiver, barely gets a first down off a pass from quarterback Trey Wheeler on a fake punt in the fourth quarter, as Peter Moffat, Kennedy senior defensive back, defends. Photo by Greg Farrar

In the first half, Liberty had a dickens of a time containing Kennedy’s dynamic duo of Tre Watson and Nolan Washington as the Lancers took a 17-0 lead into halftime. The second half was a different story. Read more

Issaquah rolls into state volleyball tournament with an 18-1 streak

November 18, 2008

The Issaquah volleyball team has embraced change all season. Come Friday, it’ll be hoping for it.

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Local swimmers shine at speedy meet

November 18, 2008

In what many coaches considered the fastest state meet they had been to in years, the Skyline and Issaquah

ndie Taylor, Skyline junior, carves a path in the water during the breaststroke leg of her winning 200 individual medley race. Photos By Christopher Hube

ndie Taylor, Skyline junior, carves a path in the water during the breaststroke leg of her winning 200 individual medley race. Photos By Christopher Hube

high schools’ girls swim teams faired well at the state 4A finals at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

Skyline finished higher in the rankings than ever before. And although the Eagles didn’t do as well as they hoped, Issaquah head coach Laura Halter said the girls did well.

“That is really truly the fastest swim meet I’ve been to in my life,” Halter said. Read more

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