New technology group includes tech veterans

January 26, 2010

The day after Mayor Ava Frisinger announced the formation of the Issaquah Technology Task Force in the State of the City address, the mayor unveiled the group’s members and mission. Read more

Liberty girls fall to Mount Si 57-46

January 26, 2010

Aspen Winegar, Liberty sophomore forward, is defended by Mount Si's Traci Nelson in the first quarter. By Greg Farrar

The Liberty High School girls basketball team fell into a hole in the second quarter against Mount Si Jan. 22 and, despite a strong second half, the Patriots lost the 3A/2A KingCo Conference game 57-46.

“Mount Si came in with more energy, and they were playing harder,” Liberty head coach Randy Leifer said.

Mount Si caught fire near the end of the first half and outscored Liberty 26-7 in the second quarter. The Patriots seemed to be unable to stop Karly Thompson, of the Wildcats, as she sank numerous 3-pointers and racked up 13 points in the second quarter.

Going into halftime, Liberty trailed 31-14. However, in the second half, the Patriots struck back. Read more


January 26, 2010

Prep boys basketball

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Business briefs

January 26, 2010

Swedish/Issaquah emergency department honored

The Swedish/Issaquah Freestanding Emergency Department was recently named a 2009 Summit Award Winner by Press Ganey Associates.

The department, opened in March 2005, received the award by achieving and maintaining patient satisfaction scores in the 95th percentile or above for at least three years. The Press Ganey Summit Award is the health-care-satisfaction industry’s most coveted symbol of achievement.

The Swedish/Issaquah emergency department sees 24,000 patients per year. It was honored in June 2008 by Consumer Checkbook when it was rated the No. 1 emergency department in western Washington.

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Three students expelled for suspicion of marijuana possession

January 26, 2010

Three Liberty High School students were expelled for possession of what police and district officials say they suspect is marijuana on Jan. 13, 20 and 21. Read more

Jay J. Hite

January 26, 2010

Jay Hite

Jay J. Hite, of Sammamish, died Jan. 20, 2010, in Bellevue. He was 48. Read more

The Hot List

January 26, 2010

By Rachel Osgood

Movie: “Dear John”

“Dear John” stars Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried in a tragic love story set against the backdrop of war. It was adapted from the novel by Nicholas Sparks, author of “The Notebook.” Read more

Issaquah girls win twice

January 26, 2010

Prep Roundup

The Issaquah High School girls basketball team, which plays at Woodinville Jan. 27 in a showdown of 4A KingCo Conference division leaders, recorded a pair of victories last week.

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Endorsements line up in support of levies

January 26, 2010

Endorsements are a way of life for campaigns and the Volunteers for Issaquah School’s levy campaign is no exception. Read more

Who’s News

January 26, 2010

Cascade Bank raises $75,000 for United Way Read more

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