Issaquah soccer team plays in state finals tomorrow

February 21, 2009

NEW — 12:01 a.m. Feb. 21, 2008

The BU-14 Issaquah Soccer Club Arsenal White team beat previously undefeated HAS WS Deportivo Moctezuma 3-2 in the semifinals of the Fred Meyer Commissioner State Cup on Feb. 14 at the Starfire Field in Tacoma.

Issaquah next plays for the state championship at 11:15 a.m. Sunday at the Starfire Stadium in Tukwila at the Starfire Sports Complex.

Everyone is invited and encourage to come and cheer on the team.

 

Top row is (from left to right) Assistant Coach Ron Ruzicka, John-Paul Zonta, Daniel Behar, Elliot Salmon, Andrew Pintar, Steven Ruzicka, Addison Klinke, Omar Elseaidy, Nathan Harrison, Ryan Fukuda, Assistant Coach Steve Salmon and Head Coach Chuck Ratcliff. The second row is (from left to right) Shusuke Sugihara, Russell Behrmann, Alex Wolfe and Torey Stewart-Steele. The third row is (from left to right) Cameron Munn, Caleb Salmon, Jacob Shelley and Jake Mele.

The top row is (from left to right) Assistant Coach Ron Ruzicka, John-Paul Zonta, Daniel Behar, Elliot Salmon, Andrew Pintar, Steven Ruzicka, Addison Klinke, Omar Elseaidy, Nathan Harrison, Ryan Fukuda, Assistant Coach Steve Salmon and Head Coach Chuck Ratcliff. The second row is (from left to right) Shusuke Sugihara, Russell Behrmann, Alex Wolfe and Torey Stewart-Steele. The third row is (from left to right) Cameron Munn, Caleb Salmon, Jacob Shelley and Jake Mele.

Issaquah WaMu branch robbed; FBI takes investigation

February 20, 2009

NEW — 12:01 a.m. Feb. 20, 2008

A man robbed the Gilman Boulevard Washington Mutual bank branch Feb. 17, brandishing a handgun before fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Issaquah police received a call from the bank, 1195 N.W. Gilman Blvd., at 3:11 p.m. Officers arrived at the bank three minutes later, but were unable to locate the suspect. No injuries were reported.

This is another photo of a man police say robbed banks in Kirkland and Issaquah within the past week.

This is a photo of the man police say robbed the WaMu bank in Issaquah on Feb. 17.

Read more

Flood aid center opens at City Hall

February 19, 2009

UPDATED — 11:13 a.m. Feb. 19, 2008

Federal disaster-relief agencies opened an office at City Hall yesterday as part of the ongoing effort to recover from January’s flooding.

Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration hope the office will serve as an information clearinghouse for flood victims seeking government disaster aid.

“Wherever there’s a need with people who have suffered damage, that’s where we want to be,” SBA communications specialist Roger Busch said.

 

Roger Busch (left) and Thomas Colgin of the U.S. Small Business Administration discuss aid available to property owners affected by January’s flooding and severe weather at the agency’s local Disaster Recovery Center. — By Warren Kagarise

Roger Busch (left) and Thomas Colgin of the U.S. Small Business Administration discuss aid available to property owners affected by January’s flooding and severe weather at the agency’s local Disaster Recovery Center. — By Warren Kagarise

 

 

Read more

Schools Foundation raises more than $70,000 in phone-a-thon

February 18, 2009

Donations still needed

NEW — 9:45 a.m. Feb. 18, 2008

Issaquah School District student volunteers raised more than $70,000 Feb. 11 in a phone-a-thon for the Issaquah Schools Foundation.

More than 200 students from Issaquah, Liberty and Skyline high schools gathered to make phone calls to district families for donations to support Project GLAD, or Guided Language Acquisition Design Training.

Read more

Issaquah vs. Skyline basketball / Feb. 17, 2009

February 17, 2009

iSushi brings the Far East flavor to Issaquah

February 17, 2009

Need to feel like you’ve dined a world away, without leaving town? Well, iSushi fits the bill.

There is a central conveyor belt that travels in a square around the room from which all sushi flows. Bar countertops and table booths ring the outside, while chopping blocks, knives, ingredients, blowtorches and sushi chefs take the inside.

Choosing to sit at the bar gives you the best view of the ingredients and culinary skills exhibited by the chefs.

Read more

Preening on Pine Lake

February 17, 2009

scenic-pinelk-birds-2009012

Birds reflected in Pine Lake pause on retaining booms during a recent sunset at the Sammamish park. The park shoreline renovation has been providing seclusion for wildlife during off hours at the work site. — By Greg Farrar

EFR firefighters to get 7.5 percent pay increase

February 17, 2009

Local firefighters just received some good news: They’re getting a raise. Read more

School board ponders 2010 bond, levy ballot

February 17, 2009

Issaquah School Board members will decide whether to include a construction bond with a package of levies for voters to approve in 2010 at their Feb. 25 meeting.

Read more

County to install traffic cameras

February 17, 2009

 

Cameras will be installed and signals upgraded at two Issaquah-area intersections, King County Road officials said last week. Read more

Next Page »