Reflections entries due soon

October 13, 2009

Students in the Issaquah School District can participate in the Parents, Teachers and Students Association Reflections competition. Read more

Library meeting room closes for remodel

October 13, 2009

Remodeling of the large and popular meeting room in the Issaquah Library began this week, causing the entire library to close from Monday through Thursday. Read more

Who’s News

October 13, 2009

comm-Kiwanis-rookie-2009100Laura Carlisle named Kiwanis rookie of the year

Laura Carlisle was awarded the 2009 Kiwanis Rookie of the Year at the Kiwanis Installation Banquet on Sept 17. Read more

Lois Beauchamp

October 13, 2009

Lois Lorraine Helena Catherine Styer Beauchamp died Oct. 11, 2009. She was 92. Read more

Sports calendar

October 13, 2009

Adult sports

Issaquah Alps Trail Club

Oct. 18, 9:30 a.m., Snoqualmie Ridge overlook, 5.5 miles, 850 gain. Call 882-3435.

Cascade Bicycle Club

Oct. 15, 6:45 p.m., Eastside Tour, 20-30 miles from Marymoor Park tennis courts in Redmond. Call 392-1347 … Oct. 16, 10 a.m., Juanita to Issaquah, 40 miles from Juanita Beach Park. Call 828-0138.

Shooting

Black powder competition – Oct. 18, noon, the Cascade Mountain Men hold a black powder shoot at the Issaquah Sportsmen’s Club. Go to www.issaquahsportsmensclub.com. Read more

Give your home’s roof a checkup twice a year

October 13, 2009

Few of us give much thought to our roofs — until they begin to leak, that is. Read more

Public meetings

October 13, 2009

Oct. 14

City Council special meeting Read more

Guest Column

October 13, 2009

It’s the fall of a new school year, and at the Issaquah Schools Foundation, this usually means we’re gearing up for the annual Nourish Every Mind Luncheon. But not this year. Read more

Dan Connolly is ready for 500-seat Kirkland performance

October 13, 2009

Dan Connolly, of Issaquah, performs his ‘raw and engaging’ music at a recent show. danconnollymusic.com

Dan Connolly, of Issaquah, performs his ‘raw and engaging’ music at a recent show. danconnollymusic.com

Dan Connolly’s life has been about many seemingly unrelated transitions. The East Coast transplant now living in Issaquah spent 12 years as a U.S. Navy diver in explosive ordinance disposal. He then went into the software industry for a while.

But it’s his latest project — music — that he hopes leads somewhere important. He’s only been concentrating full time on his music for a couple of years, but he’s already been invited to headline at the Kirkland Performance Center.

“I guess they view me as an up-and-coming artist,” Connolly said. “Hopefully, this will be a springboard for other opportunities.”

So how does a diver transition from blowing things up to singing songs with a Celtic influence? Read more

To The Editor

October 13, 2009

Calling for Kids

Help support educational opportunities with schools foundation fundraiser

Issaquah is known for its quality schools. Our voters are wonderful in their support for our school levies and bonds, but we are limited in our ability to meet the educational needs of our children by state funding and a cap on our local levy. Read more

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