Artist in action

November 24, 2009

Susan Melrath, of Carnation, paints for spectators at the artEAST Artists in Action event Nov. 20. Ten artists did free demonstrations at four different locations. See more of Melrath’s art at www.susanmelrath.com. TBy Kathleen R. Merrill

Susan Melrath, of Carnation, paints for spectators at the artEAST Artists in Action event Nov. 20. Ten artists did free demonstrations at four different locations. See more of Melrath’s art at www.susanmelrath.com. By Kathleen R. Merrill

Gunderson, Renfrow

November 24, 2009

Jacen and Heather Renfrow

Jacen and Heather Renfrow

Heather Gunderson and Jacen Renfrow, both of Maple Valley, were married July 11, 2009, at the bride’s parent’s home in Maple Valley. The groom’s brother Dave Renfrow officiated. Read more

Community calendar

November 24, 2009

Events

File Trees for charity The annual Christmas Tree Lot returns Nov. 27 to Issaquah Christian Church at 10328 Issaquah-Hobart Road S.E. Proceeds help support church missions, including building homes in Mexico. The lot is open from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 24. There will be hot chocolate, apple cider, coffee and cookie treats with Christmas caroling. Call 392-5848 or go to www.iccweb.org.

Trees for charity The annual Christmas Tree Lot returns Nov. 27 to Issaquah Christian Church at 10328 Issaquah-Hobart Road S.E. Proceeds help support church missions, including building homes in Mexico. The lot is open from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 24. There will be hot chocolate, apple cider, coffee and cookie treats with Christmas caroling. Call 392-5848 or go to www.iccweb.org.File

Don’t miss the opportunity to celebrate the holidays in Historic Downtown Issaquah. Starting Nov. 28, visit participating merchants on Front Street and in Gilman Village for the Deck the Halls Downtown window decorating contest. Cast your vote for the best decorations in the ballot boxes located in stores. And all are invited to join the DownTown Issaquah Association for the annual tree lighting at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 5. Santa Claus will light the tree at Pedestrian Park at the corner of Sunset Way and Front Street. Carolers will lead the procession to the Hailstone Feed Store, where guests can enjoy the holiday lights and festive treats. Go to www.downtownissaquah.com.

The fourth annual Evo Barnstorm Ski/Snowboard Blowout Sale is from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Nov. 25, 27, 28 and 29 at the Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W.

The Issaquah History Museums hosts a history hike of Grand Ridge Nov. 28. Hikers will visit the remains of mine entrances and other discernible mine features. Meet at 10 a.m. at the Issaquah Train Depot for a brief presentation. There is a fee of $6 per person for the hike, or $3 per person for members of the Issaquah History Museums. Obtain a hike registration form by calling 392-3500, e-mailing info@issaquahhistory.org or downloading a form at www.issaquahhistory.org. Read more

Aegis of Issaquah hosts merchants for holiday shopping experience

November 24, 2009

Not into hitting the mammoth malls for Christmas? Looking for personalized gifts? Read more

Lucas Benjamin Rhymes

November 24, 2009

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Lucas Rhymes

John and Melissa Rhymes welcomed son Lucas Benjamin, to their Maple Valley home June 8, 2009. Read more

Give thanks early at communitywide church service

November 24, 2009

Our Savior Lutheran Church will host a pre-Thanksgiving service Nov. 25 open to the entire community. The service, which will last about an hour, will feature music and singing. Read more

Shannon Cooper Mitchell

November 24, 2009

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Shannon Cooper Mitchell

Shannon Cooper Mitchell, of Bremerton, died unexpectedly from a heart attack Oct. 26, 2009. He was 47. Read more

Who’s News

November 24, 2009

Issaquah-based author honored Read more

Regional food drive fills Issaquah food bank shelves

November 24, 2009

A monthlong food drive helped the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank pull in almost 16,000 pounds and about $1,000. But the pantry still needs donations to feed the hungry as the holidays approach. Read more

Scoreboard

November 24, 2009

Prep football

4A KingCo Conference Read more

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