Partners provide nearly $28,000 in donated dentistry to people in need

September 4, 2015

NEW — 4:02 p.m. Sept. 4, 2015

The Issaquah Highlands Dental Group and Renton Modern Dentistry served their community on Aug. 22 by participating in the fifth annual Smile Generation Serve Day.

The clinicians provided pro-bono treatment to people in need, providing nearly $28,000 in donated dental services.

One Smile Generation Serve Day patient was a veteran who had served two tours of duty. Dr. Bill McGlashan and his dental care team wanted to help him with his dental care. The man received three root canals and six crowns.

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New lounge opens on parkway

September 3, 2015

NEW — 10:05 a.m. Sept. 3, 2015

Samm’s Lakeside Lounge held its grand opening in August next door to Uncle Si’s Pizza, 3310 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E.

Samm’s Lakeside Lounge features both a full bar and martini and wine bar. Its hours of operation are: Read more

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City, school district join local businesses honored for waste prevention

August 27, 2015

NEW — 5:48 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015

The city of Issaquah, the Issaquah School District and several local businesses were honored by King County’s Solid Waste Division on its eighth annual list of Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling.

Every year, King County Executive Dow Constantine and the King County Solid Waste Division honor businesses and organizations for adopting practices that reduce waste and increase recycling. It was the ISD’s seventh year on the list and the third in a row on the Honor Roll. The city of Issaquah joins the ISD on the Honor Roll for the first time, having been named to the list five straight years.

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New Toll Brothers community is open in Issaquah


August 27, 2015

NEW — 5:45 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015

Homebuilder Toll Brothers has opened The Overlook at Brookshire, a new luxury community nestled at the south end of the Sammamish Plateau.

The collection of single-family homes is within five minutes of Interstate 90 and the many amenities of the Issaquah Highlands shopping center. The community features nearly seven acres of protected open space and a tranquil nature trail.

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Issaquah nonprofit receives Bank of America grant

August 27, 2015

NEW — 5:37 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015

Issaquah-based Mentoring Works Washington was one of 13 nonprofit organizations that recently received a total of $311,000 in grants from Bank of America.

The $40,000 will help advance workforce development and education opportunities here in the Puget Sound region — giving low-income individuals and families increased access to financial education, mentorship and job training.

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KeyBank receives Seattle mayor’s award

August 27, 2015

NEW — 5:35 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015

Issaquah resident and KeyBank Retail Sales Team Leader John Roehm accepted one of four inaugural Seattle Mayor Edward B. Murray’s Financial Empowerment Champion Awards on behalf of KeyBank.

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Providence Marianwood Foundation names new director

August 27, 2015

NEW — 5:12 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015

Jenna Higgins was recently promoted to executive director of the Providence Marianwood Foundation.

Jenna Higgins

Jenna Higgins

She has been serving as the development director for past nine months.

“I look forward to continuing to serve and partner with our generous supporters in this new capacity,” Higgins said in a news release. “Marianwood is dedicated to person-centered care, and with the continued generosity of our community I am excited to help improve the quality of life for our patients and residents.”

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Timber Ridge at Talus appoints new HR director

August 27, 2015

NEW — 2:20 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015

Resort-style Continuing Care Retirement Community Timber Ridge at Talus has appointed Kimberly Siegel as human resources director.

Kimberly Siegel

Kimberly Siegel

A 20-year veteran of the human resources industry, Siegel joins Timber Ridge from Genie, a Terex brand company of Redmond, where she honed her management skills as human resources manager. Previously, she held the position as community human resources manager for Leisure Care LLC of Seattle, where she orchestrated a human resources platform for more than 3,000 healthcare employees.

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Issaquah’s Eric Celigoy is elected delegate to Angus convention

August 27, 2015

NEW — 2:17 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015

Eric Celigoy, of Issaquah, has been elected as an alternate delegate to the 132nd annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates, to be held Nov. 5 at the Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park, Kansas.

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Workwear Place opens Issaquah location

July 31, 2015

NEW — 4 p.m. July 31, 2015

The Workwear Place recently opened in Issaquah.

The locally owned small business features workwear clothing and specializes in brands like Carhatt, Georgia Boots, Riggs, Grunden’s, Keen, Timberland and more. It has a large selection of protective workwear as well, including hard hats, safety glasses, high-visibility vests, jackets and rain gear.

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