Jeffrey Burge performs in Wheaton College festival

December 30, 2014

Wheaton College (Illinois) student Jeffrey Burge recently performed in “Love’s Pure Light,” the 2014 Christmas Festival presented by the Wheaton College Conservatory of Music.

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New blog hopes to reach teens with mental health, drug issues

December 30, 2014

With topics ranging from managing panic attacks to managing eating disorders, a new blog site for Issaquah- and Sammamish-area students already is covering a lot of ground.

“‘Mindfulness’” should have been the 2014 Word of the Year, because I’m seeing it everywhere. There’s even a new magazine called ‘Mindful,’ available on newsstands…”

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Tufts University announces spring dean’s list

December 30, 2014

Qxhna Titcomb, of Sammamish, was recently named to the Tufts University (Massachusetts) dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester.

The honor requires a semester grade point average of 3.4 or greater.

Timothy Glennon

December 30, 2014

Dr. Timothy Glennon, of Issaquah, passed suddenly at his residence, Sunday, Dec. 14.

Dr. Timothy Glennon

Dr. Timothy Glennon

Dr. Glennon is survived by his wife Nancy; daughter Autumn; mother Peggy; brother Sean (Michelle); and sisters Karan (Ed) and Tara (Don).

Friends and family are invited to share memories and view photos at www.flintofts.com.

Agriculture commission seeks members

December 30, 2014

King County seeks experts in farming, food production and distribution to apply for a position on the Agriculture Commission.

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SEATTLE KingCounty REALTORS honors David Irons

December 30, 2014

David Irons, of Coldwell Banker Bain in Issaquah, was recently named Government Affairs Volunteer of the Year.

Irons was one of 10 members of SEATTLE KingCounty REALTORS honored for their special achievements at an industry event Dec. 17 in Bellevue.

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Samantha Smith Elementary School helps Issaquah Food Bank program

December 30, 2014

The Samantha Smith Elementary School’s Student Leadership Council collected gifts from Dec. 1-5 for the Issaquah Holiday Gift Barn, a program of the Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank.

Contributed Samantha Smith Elementary School fifth-graders (from left) Dylan Denq, Aditi Goyal, Maeve Toland, Parker Kirkwood, Jaskaran Dhilon and Sada Hitzemann helped lead the school’s gift drive for the Issaquah Holiday Gift Barn.

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Samantha Smith Elementary School fifth-graders (from left) Dylan Denq, Aditi Goyal, Maeve Toland, Parker Kirkwood, Jaskaran Dhilon and Sada Hitzemann helped lead the school’s gift drive for the Issaquah Holiday Gift Barn.

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Verna Gene Sessler

December 30, 2014

Verna Gene Sessler, of Issaquah

Aug. 18, 1925 – Dec. 18, 2014

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Issaquah Community Center closes for New Year’s

December 30, 2014

The Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. S., will be closed for New Year’s Day Wednesday, Jan. 1, and will reopen Jan. 2 with normal hours.

Downtown Issaquah Association announces 2015 board of directors

December 30, 2014

NEW — 6 a.m. Dec. 30, 2014

The Downtown Issaquah Association has chosen its 2015 board of directors, including new members Jamie Lilly and Robyn Barfoot.

Lilly, director of marketing for the Village Theatre, has increased subscribers and attendance there. She is an active member with the Issaquah Chamber of Commerce, and has served on the ambassador’s committee and tourism advisory committee. She is passionate about music and arts, and holds a Bachelor of Arts in music from Whitman College.

Barfoot, former general curator of Cougar Mountain Zoo and now a zoo and wildlife consultant brings more than a decade of work collaborating with the local media and business community. She also is on the Tourism Advisory Board for Issaquah.

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