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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Pacific Learning Academy hires new marketing coordinator

July 31, 2015

NEW — 2 p.m. July 31, 2015

Pacific Learning Academy recently hired Krista Wood as its new marketing and community relations coordinator.

Krista Wood

Krista Wood

Wood, of Issaquah, will be responsible for driving Pacific Learning Academy’s marketing efforts and building a connection with local families and businesses throughout the Greater Eastside community.

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Issaquah Legal Services welcomes new lawyer, changes name

July 31, 2015

NEW — Noon July 31, 2015

Attorney A. Troy Hunter has joined the law firm of Issaquah Legal Services as a full equity partner.

With the addition of Hunter comes a change in name for the firm, which will now be known as the Issaquah Law Group.

Hunter is a seasoned personal injury defense attorney, whose clients include Lowe’s Home Stores, The Hartford Group, Dollar Tree Stores Inc. and Dollar General. Hunter’s experience includes litigation of complex fire claims, complex personal injury claims, brain injury claims and premises liability claims.

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Issaquah resident joins Sound Mental Health

July 16, 2015

Tresa Thomas Massiongale, of Issaquah, recently joined the executive team of King County behavioral health provider Sound Mental Health as its new community development officer.

Tresa Thomas Massiongale

Tresa Thomas Massiongale

Thomas Massiongale, recently relocated from Northern California, brings more than 20 years of progressive nonprofit executive experience to the position. A certified fundraising executive, Thomas Massiongale has expertise working with foundations, private wealth advisers, corporations and principal donors, resulting in more than $32 million raised throughout her career to date.

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GasLamp regalvanized

June 25, 2015

By Greg Farrar The remodeling and renovation of the GasLamp Bar & Grill was celebrated with a ribbon cutting June 2 during a grand re-opening at the iconic Issaquah restaurant, 1315 N.W. Mall St. From left are Queen Issaquah Pat Rhea, GasLamp General Manager Traci Johnson, owner Gregg Fossum, Issaquah Mayor Fred Butler and King Issaquah Ed Pingul. The GasLamp originally opened in 1970.

By Greg Farrar
The remodeling and renovation of the GasLamp Bar & Grill was celebrated with a ribbon cutting June 2 during a grand re-opening at the iconic Issaquah restaurant, 1315 N.W. Mall St. From left are Queen Issaquah Pat Rhea, GasLamp General Manager Traci Johnson, owner Gregg Fossum, Issaquah Mayor Fred Butler and King Issaquah Ed Pingul. The GasLamp originally opened in 1970.

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Day of caring for Eastside Baby Corner

June 10, 2015

By Greg Farrar Eastside Baby Corner was the fortunate recipient of the annual Windermere Real Estate company Day of Caring, as 53 volunteers from the Issaquah office cleaned surfaces, vacuumed floors, sorted clothing and toy donations and built new storage shelves June 5 for the distribution center on Northwest Maple Street.

By Greg Farrar
Eastside Baby Corner was the fortunate recipient of the annual Windermere Real Estate company Day of Caring, as 53 volunteers from the Issaquah office cleaned surfaces, vacuumed floors, sorted clothing and toy donations and built new storage shelves June 5 for the distribution center on Northwest Maple Street.

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TeamBuilder welcomes new member Jill Thomas

June 10, 2015

Jill Thomas has joined TeamBuilder KW LLC as CEO of its new resale division, operating as T3, The Thomas Team.

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Darigold wins county environmental award

June 3, 2015

Issaquah’s Darigold Inc. was one of 72 local industrial facilities that recently earned environmental awards from King County’s Industrial Waste Program for dedication to business practices that protect regional water quality in 2014.

Each year, the Industrial program, part of King County’s Wastewater Treatment Division, honors local facilities whose business practices contribute to regional pollution-prevention goals.

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Restaurateur wins small business award

May 12, 2015

Mark Eggen, owner of the local restaurant chain Hop Jacks, was named Washington’s 2015 Entrepreneurial Success award winner at the U.S. Small Business Administration’s awards gala in Seattle on April 30.

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Tutoring Center offers free assessment testing

April 7, 2015

The Tutoring Center recently opened in Sammamish and offers free diagnostic assessment testing for children.

The Tutoring Center specializes in helping children master academic skills, get better grades, achieve higher standardized test scores, and gain the confidence, motivation and concentration necessary to succeed.

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