Frances Fuhrer

November 10, 2008

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Frances (June) Fuhrer, a lifelong resident of Issaquah, died Oct. 31, 2008, in Issaquah. She was 90 Read more

Community Calendar

November 10, 2008

Events 

The Eastside Chapter of the Northwest Biodiesel Network’s regular monthly meeting is from 7-9 p.m. Nov. 12 at the North Bend Railroad Depot, 205 McClellan St. The topic is “Basics of Quality Biodiesel Production.” Call 503-9876. Read more

Issaquah Highlands prepares for its first holiday bazaar

November 10, 2008

Two women from the Issaquah Moms Meet-up Group are planning a Holiday Gift and Craft Bazaar on Nov. 15 at Blakely Hall.

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Teachers awarded science fellowship

November 10, 2008

Two local science teachers were chosen from hundreds of applicants across the country to participate as fellows in the 2008 NSTA New Science Teachers Academy. Read more

J.P. Patches

November 10, 2008

Front Street Market welcomes to its grand reopening Seattle icon

Alec Sharon, 5, with mom Jill and dad Tod, bring their own clown noses to pose with J.P. Patches for a family photo during an open house celebration at Front Street Market.

Alec Sharon, 5, with mom Jill and dad Tod, bring their own clown noses to pose with J.P. Patches for a family photo during an open house celebration at Front Street Market.

First ever Harvest Dance to benefit food bank

November 10, 2008

At the end of the summer Concerts on the Green, Bill Werner and David Harris were reminiscing over a couple brews at a local watering hole. Read more

Longtime designer sets the stage for a beastly debut

November 10, 2008

When he was just 13, Alex Berry’s parents dragged him to his very first theater production. It just happened to be the second play that Village Theatre produced when it first opened in 1979, “Man of La Mancha.”

“I hadn’t even known there was anything such as theater,” Berry said. “But I saw it, loved it and returned every night to see it again. By the next week, I was volunteering in the lobby, taking tickets.”

So enraptured was he with the experience, for the next three decades, Berry has tried his hand in just about every aspect of theater production, from actor and director to designing sets and lighting.

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Eagles hold off Tomahawks, win 36-18

November 10, 2008

The Issaquah High School football team stayed alive in the race for state with a win Saturday over Marysville-Pilchuck at Everett Memorial Stadium. Read more

Liberty rolls past North Kitsap 52-17

November 10, 2008

Liberty’s vaunted ground attack rushed for 516 yards as the Patriots slammed North Kitsap in the opening round of the state playoffs, 52-17.

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Issaquah swimmer looks ahead to state championships

November 10, 2008

Helen Liu is ecstatic after winning the 2007 3A state swimming championship in a time of 23.95 seconds at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way . FileHelen Liu is ecstatic after winning the 2007 3A state swimming championship in a time of 23.95 seconds at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way . File

At 5 a.m., most teenagers are asleep. But not Issaquah High School swim team member Helen Liu. Three days a week, Liu, who also swims for the Issaquah Sockeyes, jumps into the Julius Boehm Pool and practices for an hour before she heads to class. 

Liu, 15, has done early morning workouts since she was 12, and commitment to both teams puts her in practice 14 times each week. She is the defending 3A state champion 50-yard freestyle sprint swimmer, and this year’s state championships are right around the corner. 

Liu, known as “Louie” Read more

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