Saturday golf tournament supports mitochondrial research guild

June 21, 2013

NEW — 6 p.m. June 21, 2013

Issaquah resident Weston Mui is hosting the second annual Cure for Mito Golf Tournament on June 22.

Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. and the tournament will begin at 1 p.m. at Heron Links golf course, 10402 Willows Road Northeast, Redmond.

Mui’s neighbor, 5 year-old Calvin Bertsch, has mitochondrial disease and spends a significant amount of his life at Seattle Children’s. Mui is hosting the golf tournament in honor of Bertsch.

The cost is a minimum donation of $55 per player with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the Seattle Children’s Hospital Mitochondrial Research Guild.

Make a donation here.

2013 Summer Living Visitors Guide

June 21, 2013

Student leaders pave the way for Patriot Way

June 21, 2013

NEW — 8 a.m. June 21, 2013

Liberty High School students are used to driving down 168th Avenue Southeast to get to school every day, but come fall, that road will cease to exist as they know it.

After months of work put in by the Liberty Associated Student Body, the familiar road traveled by countless members of the Patriot community will officially be rebranded as Patriot Way.

Contributed Students and faculty from Liberty High School join the Metropolitan King County Council after the council unanimously approved legislation changing the name of the street in front of the school to Patriot Way.

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Students and faculty from Liberty High School join the Metropolitan King County Council after the council unanimously approved legislation changing the name of the street in front of the school to Patriot Way.

In an endeavor that began in September, members of the Liberty ASB rang neighbor door bells, met with the King County Council and contacted the County Department of Transportation to make Patriot Way a reality.

“I thought it was going to be really, really easy,” said Liberty junior Megan Larson, one of the students who led the effort. “I thought it was just going to be, ‘Hey, let’s get a new street sign and call it Patriot Way.’ It was actually a lot of work.” Read more

Issaquah Medical Reserve Corps hosts open house tonight

June 20, 2013

NEW — 6 a.m. June 20, 2013

The Issaquah Medical Reserve Corps will celebrate the completion of its fourth year with a community open house and forum about its role in local public health and emergency plans.

The two-hour celebration begins at 6:30 p.m. June 20 at the King County Library Service Center, 960 Newport Way N.W.

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Regal Issaquah 9 Theatres to close, be remodeled for adult dining/movie theater

June 19, 2013

NEW — 5:22 p.m. June 19, 2013

Opening of the new Regal Issaquah Highlands 12 theater will lead to a closing, remodeling and renaming of the Pickering Place location.

According to applications filed with the city Development Services Departmentt, the Regal Issaquah 9 Theatres will be remodeled into a Cinebarre.

“Cinebarre did submit an application a few weeks back,” Issaquah Project Oversight Manager Christopher Wright said about the location. “Plan reveiwer comments are due at the end of this week and I would say that they are two to four weeks out from getting their tenant improvement building permit.”

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2013 Graduation Section

June 19, 2013

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Let’s Go! June 20 – 26

June 19, 2013

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King County hosts transportation town hall tonight

June 19, 2013

NEW — 6 a.m. June 19, 2013

The public is invited to an open house and town hall meeting June 19 with elected leaders from cities and the county to learn more about critical infrastructure needs for roads, bridges, highways and transit service.

The state Legislature continues to seek common ground on transportation funding. Without a solution, cuts loom for local roads, bridges and Metro bus service – potentially worsening congestion and delaying improvements needed to keep the region moving, according to a press release from the county.

An open house and comment period is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., followed by a moderated panel discussion from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Bellevue City Hall, 450 110th Ave. N.E.

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Construction soars

June 18, 2013

Building Department keeps up with Highlands expansion

Buildings bloom quickly in the Issaquah Highlands now.

A change in the seasons has seen a frenzy of construction as multiple projects leap to be completed in the fast-developing area of the city.

By Peter Clark The Discovery Heights complex continues to take shape as construction proceeds with fervor in the Issaquah Highlands.

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The Discovery Heights complex continues to take shape as construction proceeds with fervor in the Issaquah Highlands.

With 16 projects in various stages of completion, Project Oversight Manager Christopher Wright said that the next few years would see a large jump in available housing units and square footage: 1,183 additional housing units and 1,186,000 square feet of retail space is planned to sprout up in the planned community.

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Regal Cinemas hiring for new Issaquah Highlands location

June 18, 2013

In anticipation of the official grand opening July 2, the new Regal Cinema 12 theater in the Highlands is hiring.

Advertising online and in the existing Pickering Place theater, the Regal Entertainment Groups are looking for floor staff as well a part-time associate manager.

Ushers, concessionists and box office tenders are among the staffers sought by the newly constructed theaters. Responsibilities in the job description include customer service, cash handling, phone etiquette, knowledge and enforcement of the MPAA ratings system.

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