To the Editor

June 17, 2014

By Contributor

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Salmon Days logo

Issaquah Press masthead took me back to glorious days

I love The Issaquah Press logo of the June 11 edition and its celebration of the new Salmon Days logo.

Seeing it reminded me of the glorious days of the ‘60s and ‘70s when everyone, it seemed, took a stand on important social issues; where student activism helped to end a war, environmental awareness led to a bipartisan vote to establish the Environmental Protection Agency (imagine, brought to us by a Republican President — Nixon — and ratified by the House and the Senate, ah, the days). Women started seeing themselves as more than just window-dressing and demanded equal treatment, and the whole concept of healthy, sustainable living was nurtured.

Let’s hope the new logo inspires similar activism and continues to broaden our vision of what we can achieve.

Kathy Swoyer

Issaquah

Thank you

RAM supports Issaquah Valley Elementary School

We want to give a big thank you to the RAM restaurant for helping support our school. At Issaquah Valley Elementary School night, the RAM donated 10 percent of its profits, which brought nearly $800 in for our school.

Teacher Peggy McNees  and Principal Diane Holt

Issaquah Valley Elementary School

 

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