Taylor takes second in butterfly

August 11, 2009

Andie Taylor, a Skyline High School student who swims for the King Swimming Team, took second in the women’s 200-meter butterfly Aug. 4 in the USA Open at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. Read more

Leslie Allen

August 11, 2009

Leslie Allen

Leslie Allen

Leslie Allen, of Issaquah, died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009, of complications following surgery. She was 63. Read more

Off The Press

August 11, 2009

For a good bite to eat, local dining can’t be beat

David Hayes Press Reporter

David Hayes Press Reporter

I had one of those moments during a conversation the other day with my wife that made me pause and go, hmmm.

We wanted to go out to dinner, preferably somewhere we hadn’t tried before, when she made the seemingly innocent comment, “Where haven’t we eaten yet in town? We’ve tried it all.”

That made us realize in our decade of living in the Quah, we have indeed, at one point or other, literally eaten everywhere. I further realized that that’s actually a good thing. Read more

Volunteer Call

August 11, 2009

The King County Library System’s Study Zone: 20-40 volunteers needed for a new virtual online tutoring opportunity for the September semester. Sessions are available Mondays-Thursdays, from 3-5:30 or 5:30-8 p.m. Call 369-3312 or e-mail aholloma@kcls.org. Read more

Sports calendar

August 11, 2009

Adult Sports

Issaquah Alps Trail Club

Aug. 15, 9 a.m., Poo Poo Point, 5 miles, 1,700 gain. Call 837-1535 … Aug. 16, 10:30 a.m., Tiger Mountain, caves and lakes, 4 miles, 650 gain. Call 746-0709 … Aug. 23, 9:30 a.m., South Squak Mountain, 6 miles, 1,400 gain. Call 453-8977. Read more

Issaquah is a hot bed for video game developers

August 11, 2009

Whether residents know it or not, Issaquah has a long history of video game development, and no one knows that better than Jason Robar. Read more

Hot painting

August 11, 2009

Mark Barfield, of the city’s Public Works Department, repaints curbs at the intersection of Front Street and Sunset Way during the hottest day in recorded Issaquah history July 30. ‘I do not mind this weather,’ he said. ‘I prefer it hot like this than snowy.’ By Adam Eschbach

Mark Barfield, of the city’s Public Works Department, repaints curbs at the intersection of Front Street and Sunset Way during the hottest day in recorded Issaquah history July 30. ‘I do not mind this weather,’ he said. ‘I prefer it hot like this than snowy.’ By Adam Eschbach

Glorious Gliders

August 11, 2009

Issaquah Gliders members and Sammamish residents (from left) Devin Sharps, Ian Gelfer and Liam Doyle stand at the Regional Junior Olympic Championships held at Willamette University in Salem, Ore. They competed against athletes from Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Alaska and advanced to the finals in their respective races.

Issaquah Gliders members and Sammamish residents (from left) Devin Sharps, Ian Gelfer and Liam Doyle stand at the Regional Junior Olympic Championships held at Willamette University in Salem, Ore. They competed against athletes from Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Alaska and advanced to the finals in their respective races. By Stephanie Doyle

Enjoying a night out on the town

August 11, 2009

Issaquah Police Explorers (from left) Nikki Buzzell, Erin Hill and Alex Anderson, man a station during National Night Out, an event where community members got together to better know their law enforcement officials.

Issaquah Police Explorers (from left) Nikki Buzzell, Erin Hill and Alex Anderson, man a station during National Night Out, an event where community members got together to better know their law enforcement officials.

Issaquah Traffic Officers Andrew Rohrback and John ‘Speedtrap’ Lindner (behind), cook up some complimentary hot dogs at the National Night Out event.

Issaquah Traffic Officers Andrew Rohrback and John ‘Speedtrap’ Lindner (behind), cook up some complimentary hot dogs at the National Night Out event.

Arts calendar

August 11, 2009

AUGUST

13th

Autumn Electric, 6-9 p.m., Pedestrian Park, corner of Front Street and Sunset Way Read more

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