Police: Issaquah man not a suspect in alleged confrontation

May 26, 2009

Officers still investigating

A 33-year-old Issaquah man arrested in connection with a May 14 incident was not involved in the case, Issaquah Police said May 20. Read more

TERRIFIC TRUMPETER

May 26, 2009

 

trumpet-award-20090514aNatalie Dungey (left), a fourth-grader at Grand Ridge Elementary, smiles with her new $2,000 silver-plated brass trumpet, the grand prize for her age division in the National Trumpet Competition held earlier this month in Fairfax, Va. Garry Nakayama, the Mills Music educational rep servicing the Issaquah School trumpet-award-20090514bDistrict, and Steve Wilson, the district sales manager for Jupiter Band Instruments, came to the school to present the prize, a Jupiter XO professional trumpet. In the 15-and-under division, the 10-year-old is the youngest winner in the 17-year history of the competition. Dungey’s winning performance can be seen on YouTube. Dungey is performing in competition this week at the International Trumpet Guild Conference in Harrisburg, Pa. Photo s By Greg Farrar

Volunteer Call

May 26, 2009

 

Life Enrichment Options (LEO): Help needed at its 20 year celebration/fundraiser “Raise Our Roof,” go to www.leoorganization.org and click on “volunteers.” Read more

Issaquah boys lose in dramatic shootout to undefeated Tomahawks

May 26, 2009

Conner Holmes (15), Issaquah junior defender, and Rogers’ Trevor Kawamura (2) go for a header in the first half. By Greg Farrar

Conner Holmes (15), Issaquah junior defender, and Rogers’ Trevor Kawamura (2) go for a header in the first half. By Greg Farrar

The historic season for the Issaquah High School boys soccer team came to an end May 23 and the final chapter wasn’t what the Eagles hoped for as they lost to Marysville-Pilchuck 3-2 in a shootout.

But the Eagles had nothing to be ashamed of in the 4A state quarterfinal at Lake Stevens High School. Issaquah, one of the more unsung teams entering the tournament, gave Marysville-Pilchuck one of its toughest battles of the season.

The Eagles, in the state tournament for the first time, finished the season with a 13-6-2 record. The 13 victories were a school record. Read more

Sports calendar

May 26, 2009

Adult Sports 

Issaquah Alps Trail Club

May 29, 9:30 a.m., Dogs Welcome Hike, 4 miles, 800-1,000 gain. Call 206-322-0990 … May 31, 1 p.m. Lake Sammamish State Park, 5 miles, 0 gain. Call 392-3571 … June 6, 9 a.m., Wilderness Peak, 7 miles, 1,900 gain. Call 269-3079. Read more

Issaquah Triathlon set for May 30

May 26, 2009

The ninth annual Issaquah Triathlon, which often kicks off the season for experienced triathletes and is the starting event for some novices, is May 30 at Lake Sammamish State Park. Read more

Issaquah lacrosse moves closer to repeat state title

May 26, 2009

The Issaquah High School lacrosse club took another step towards winning a second-straight state title May 22 when it defeated Skyline 13-5 in the quarterfinals of the Washington State League Division I playoffs.

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Familiar face in the crowd

May 26, 2009

 mariners-endeavour-20090500Kenji Johjima, a Seattle Mariners catcher, sits with Endeavour Elementary School students during a school assembly May 19. Johjima was accompanied by teammates Chris Jakubauskas, Garrett Olson and Denny Stark and bullpen coach John Wetteland to talk about their D.R.E.A.M. Program, which strives to educate students about following their dreams. Contributed

Northwest Boychoir rehearsal / May 20, 2009

May 26, 2009

34 underage drinkers charged following party

May 26, 2009

UPDATED — 4:13 p.m. May 26, 2009

Issaquah Police cited 34 underage drinkers for alcohol possession and/or consumption after officers broke up a party in a Talus house early Monday morning.

Four officers responded to a complaint of a juvenile party in the 100 block of Cougar Ridge Road Northwest at about 12:20 a.m. Officers were allowed into the residence, where they observed alcohol and intoxicated, underage partygoers, according to a police news release.

Chief Paul Ayers said he did not know how the minors acquired alcohol for the party.

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