Off The Press

April 13, 2009

Gamble on the car,  help a family in need

David Hayes Press Reporter

David Hayes Press Reporter

Wanna gamble?

For the low price of just $20 per ticket, I can give you a one-in-10,000 chance to win a 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 limited edition, authentic muscle car. For all of you car nuts, here’s what this baby features:

- 6.1 litre HEMI V8 engine

-425 horsepower

-5-speed autostick

-13-speaker Kicker SRT high performance audio

-GPS navigation system

-HEMI orange with black racing stripe on the hood

Who wouldn’t want to win this re-imagining of an American classic?

What was that? You only like to bet on sure things? Afraid the house has too much of an advantage? Read more

Press Editorial

April 13, 2009

 

False alarm ordinance has merits, concerns

Members of the City Council’s Services & Operations Committee will consider a proposal April 16 that could cut down on wasted dollars and effort by the Issaquah Police Department. Though the proposal would allegedly improve efficiency for the department, questions remain about the proposal.

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Public meetings

April 13, 2009

 

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Smile Power video project links children worldwide

April 13, 2009

A stack of Friendship Books made by Discovery Elementary School, Beaver Lake Middle School and Cougar Ridge Elementary School students were handed out in villages where Smile Power volunteers visited. Contributed

A stack of Friendship Books made by Discovery Elementary School, Beaver Lake Middle School and Cougar Ridge Elementary School students were handed out in villages where Smile Power volunteers visited. Contributed

Students in Issaquah are being asked to show children around the world what their typical day is like. 

 “It’s a day in the life of a local student,” said Susan Evans, a board member and volunteer for International Smile Power. “We want to see what their school looks like, what they do during the school day, on the weekend, if they do sports, and what their parents do.”

International Smile Power is an Eastside organization that travels around the world providing dental care and hygiene lessons to children living in remote countries, villages and orphanages in places like Uganda, Bolivia, Mexico, Tanzania and Jamaica. Read more

An egg-cellent adventure

April 13, 2009

Kids of all ages celebrated Easter with egg hunts around town

Trevor Jordan, 5, dashes to the far end of the field for treasures as a horde of youngsters pick up prizes near the starting line.

Trevor Jordan, 5, dashes to the far end of the field for treasures as a horde of youngsters pick up prizes near the starting line.

Cleanup crew needed

April 13, 2009

cleanup-downtown-a-200705001The DownTown Issaquah Association hosts Spring Clean Up from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. April 18. Meet at the Hailstone Feed Store, 232 Front St. N., to help sweep downtown clean. There will be free pizza and refreshments. Call 391-1112. File

Community Calendar

April 13, 2009

Events 

Issaquah History Museums volunteer Stephen Grate leads an interpretive hike of the Grand Ridge mine site April 18. Meet at 10 a.m. at the Issaquah Depot for a brief history of mining actions, and a 3 1/2-hour hike covering three miles over moderate terrain. There is a $6 fee per person for the hike; $3 per person for members of the Issaquah History Museums. Call 392-3500 or e-mail info@issaquahhistory.org to obtain a hike registration form, or download one online at www.issaquahhistory.org. Read more

Volunteer Call

April 13, 2009

 

Issaquah History Museums’ Train Depot and Gilman Town Hall: Be a docent four hours a month or more — volunteer@issaquahhistory.org or 392-3500 Read more

Kevin Conroy Tork

April 13, 2009

Kevin Tork

Kevin Tork

Kevin Conroy Tork, of Bellevue, died Tuesday, March 30, 2009, at home. He was 15. Read more

Joan Sutcliffe Thies

April 13, 2009

Joan Thies

Joan Thies

Joan Sutcliffe Thies, of Issaquah, died Saturday, April 11, 2009, at Timber Ridge. She was 81. Read more

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