Community calendar

June 30, 2009

File Kids love a parade Issaquah’s Downhome 4th of July & Heritage Festival is from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in historic downtown. The Kids, Pets ’N Pride Parade is at 11 a.m. There will be free, old-fashioned games, pony rides, a pie eating contest and live entertainment. There will also be an arts and crafts show, all-American food, a rummage sale and activities. Call 392-0661 or 392-3500.File Kids love a parade Issaquah’s Downhome 4th of July & Heritage Festival is from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in historic downtown. The Kids, Pets ’N Pride Parade is at 11 a.m. There will be free, old-fashioned games, pony rides, a pie eating contest and live entertainment. There will also be an arts and crafts show, all-American food, a rummage sale and activities. Call 392-0661 or 392-3500.

Kids love a parade Issaquah’s Downhome 4th of July & Heritage Festival is from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in historic downtown. The Kids, Pets ’N Pride Parade is at 11 a.m. There will be free, old-fashioned games, pony rides, a pie eating contest and live entertainment. There will also be an arts and crafts show, all-American food, a rummage sale and activities. Call 392-0661 or 392-3500.File Kids love a parade Issaquah’s Downhome 4th of July & Heritage Festival is from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in historic downtown. The Kids, Pets ’N Pride Parade is at 11 a.m. There will be free, old-fashioned games, pony rides, a pie eating contest and live entertainment. There will also be an arts and crafts show, all-American food, a rummage sale and activities. Call 392-0661 or 392-3500. File

Events

The Issaquah History Museums presents its eighth annual Heritage Day from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. July 4 in and around the Issaquah Train Depot, 50 Rainier Blvd. N. In addition to learning about Issaquah’s history, people can try on old-fashioned clothing at a dress up station, make butter and whipped cream the old-fashioned way and much more. Volunteers are needed for the activities. Call 392-3500. Read more

Delphine ‘Del’ Ann Westlake

June 30, 2009

Delphine Westlake

Delphine Westlake

Delphine “Del” Ann Westlake, formerly of Preston, died Sunday, June 21, 2009, at Honeydew Home Care, Renton. She was 81. Read more

Issaquah named in traffic camera lawsuit

June 30, 2009

A pair of class-action lawsuits target Issaquah and more than a dozen other Washington cities for a key piece of their law enforcement arsenal: traffic cameras. Read more

Issaquah restaurateur faces federal charges

June 30, 2009

Immigration agents arrested Issaquah restaurateur Varee Bradford last week on federal charges of paying her employees to enter “sham marriages” with Thai citizens to help them to stay in the United States. Read more

Second swim pool still years away

June 30, 2009

Swimmers with hopes to cool off at a city pool in the Issaquah Highlands will instead have to cool their heels: Plans to build a second municipal pool and overhaul the existing Julius Boehm Pool are years distant. Read more

Dorothy Clara Coons

June 30, 2009

Dorothy Coons

Dorothy Coons

Dorothy Clara Coons, of Sammamish, died Tuesday, June 23, 2009, in Seattle. She was 82.

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Enjoy the classics at green concerts

June 30, 2009

What could be better than spreading out a blanket and chilling to good tunes under the summer sunshine?

concert-green-legend-200808If you’re up for a rockin’ good time, without traveling far, Concerts on the Green is your solution.

For 13 years, the city has sponsored the concerts at the community center, with family friendly tunes and great hits from days past. This year’s lineup should rival that, according to David Harris, the event’s organizer.

“I think it’s about bringing families and people together,” he said. “It’s about bringing the community together.” Read more

Off The Press

June 30, 2009

Greg Farrar Press Photographer

Greg Farrar Press Photographer

Change we can believe in? That’s fine, I can live with that.

What I can’t take is change that’s driving me nuts.

I’m getting tired of all this darn change. Somebody slow it down!

Look at what’s gone away in just the past year:

Lewis Hardware, Allen’s Furniture and (G.I.) Joe’s. Read more

Bearup, Detrick

June 30, 2009

Jennifer Bearup and Brad Detrick

Jennifer Bearup and Brad Detrick

Jennifer Bearup, of Selah, Wash., and Brad Detrick, of Redmond, announce their engagement. The couple plans to marry Aug. 29, 2009, at the Washington Cathedral, 12300 Woodinville-Redmond Road, Redmond.

The bride to be, the daughter of John and Susan Bearup, of Selah, is a 2000 graduate of Selah High School. She earned a degree in elementary education at Central Washington University and works as a kindergarten teacher at Satus Elementary School. Read more

Experimental plane crash lands into lake

June 30, 2009

Paul Weston pointed to a purple dot, about the size of dime, on the crook of his right arm — the only sign on his body that he had just crashed a plane into Lake Sammamish. Read more

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