Wedding — Owen, Osborne

August 13, 2015

NEW — 10 p.m. Aug. 13, 2015

TeriJayne Owen, daughter of Terrence Jay and Deanne Owen, of Grand Coulee, and David Samuel Osborne, son of Kendall Joseph and Linda Joy Osborne, of Sammamish, were married on June 13, 2015, in Snohomish.

The Owen-Osborne wedding was held in the historic and beautiful Belle Wedding Chapel with Stephen P. Hall, M.D., acting in the role of minister and officiating the ceremony.

David Osborne  and TeriJayne Owen

David Osborne and TeriJayne Owen

Following their wedding and reception, David and T.Jay went on their honeymoon and spent time exploring the San Juan Islands. They have since returned home to Pullman, where they will continue to reside. Read more

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Vitamin Shoppe hosts Share the Health national expo Aug. 15

August 12, 2015

NEW — 6 p.m. Aug. 12, 2015

Join the Vitamin Shoppe on Aug. 15 for a special event to get prepared for a healthy fall.

All Vitamin Shoppe stores nationwide, including the Issaquah location at 6150 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway, Suite C-D, will host a “Share the Health” expo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to provide shoppers with key wellness tips and seasonal product recommendations.

The first 50 shoppers will also receive a free tote bag and a Vitamin Shoppe T-shirt. The event will also allow shoppers to sample healthy goodies, meet local vendors and receive consultations and promotional materials from professionals in the wellness space, including gyms, spas, personal trainers, yoga instructors and more.

Learn more about “Share the Health” and local wellness partners at www.vitaminshoppe.com.

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Public invited to participate in wildlife photography classes

August 12, 2015

NEW — 10 a.m. Aug. 12, 2015

Northwest Wildlife Photos will present two classes, for ages 14 and older, on wildlife photography at Lake Sammamish State Park.

The first class is at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 25 in the flex space at Sunset Beach Bathhouse and will cover photography basics during a two-hour session. The second class will involve the actual experience of shooting wildlife photography and is at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 29, also starting at the bathhouse.

The cost is $20 for both classes, with reservations through EventBrite, http://bit.ly/1UzjqXS. Space is limited. A Discover Pass is required to park at the state park, and can be purchased online through Washington State Parks.

Parking costs $10 per day, though Aug. 25 is a free day. For more information, go to www.northwestwildlifephotos.com.

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Woman with late-stage breast cancer to swim across Lake Sammamish Aug. 16

August 11, 2015

NEW — 6 p.m. Aug. 11, 2015

Breast cancer patient Mary Gooze, 64, of Wisconsin, has decided to go on the offensive against the disease.

Gooze – the 2015 recipient of the Wisconsin Coaches vs. Cancer Spirit of Hope Award – will be swimming across Lake Sammamish Aug. 16. Beginning at 9 a.m., she’ll take off from Sunset Beach at Lake Sammamish State Park, swim to the northwest shore, and return to the beach by 10:15 a.m.

Mary Gooze

Mary Gooze

She’s using her remaining time to educate people about late-stage breast cancer and raise money for research and a possible cure. Read more

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College News Roundup — Aug. 6, 2015

August 7, 2015

NEW — 9 a.m. Aug. 7, 2015

Graduates

  • Julie-Elisa S. Acosta, of Newcastle, Bachelor of Science in aerospace engineering, Wichita State University, Kansas
  • Joshua Thornton, Kesleigh Walin and Kaitlyn Wernik, all of Issaquah, graduated May 9 from Montana State University
  • The following students graduated in the spring semester at Washington State University:
    • Issaquah: Benjamin Allen, Bachelor of Arts, business administration; Mackenzie Bauer, Bachelor of Arts, business administration, Cum Laude; Kyle Beatty, Bachelor of Arts, business administration; Miles Bruck, Bachelor of Arts, communication; Kristin Bryant, Bachelor of Science, bioengineering; Nicholas Cho, Bachelor of Arts, business administration; Davis Cook, Bachelor of Science, computer engineering; Molly Culwell, Bachelor of Science, chemical engineering; Ali Dematteo, Bachelor of Science, biology, Cum Laude; Marc Egland, Bachelor of Science, biology, Magna Cum Laude; Michael Erickson, Bachelor of Arts, business administration; Matthew ]Filer, Bachelor of Science, mechanical engineering; Anthony Helms, Bachelor of Arts, business administration; Ally Hochanadel, Bachelor of Arts, criminal justice and Bachelor of Science, psychology, Cum Laude; Justin Hsu, Bachelor of Arts, communication; Cory Jenneskens, Bachelor of Arts, business administration, Cum Laude; Miranda Jones, Bachelor of Arts, education, Summa Cum Laude; Alexander Kaser, Bachelor of Arts, hospitality business management, Magna Cum Laude; Brooks Kindle, Bachelor of Science, computer science, Cum Laude; Harrison Kliegl, Bachelor of Science, civil engineering; Matthew Lambdin, Bachelor of Science, computer engineering; Kevin Lemond, Bachelor of Arts, communication; Brian Martinez, Bachelor of Art, digital technology and culture; Michael Murphy, Bachelor of Science, mechanical engineering; Nicole Roush, Bachelor of Arts, business administration; Hayley Swanson, Bachelor of Arts, education, Cum Laude; Jacob Van Buskirk, Bachelor of Arts, business administration; Mackenzie Weber, Bachelor of Arts, philosophy, Cum Laude; Abigayle Williams, Bachelor of Arts, interior design; and Jingxian Xie, Bachelor of Science, architectural studies
    • Newcastle: Alexis Garvin, Bachelor of Arts, hospitality business management; Chelsea Gillies, Bachelor of Arts, communication; Shannon Heric, Bachelor of Arts, digital technology and culture; Ocean Skyrud, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine; Nicole Smith, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine; and Scott Turner, Bachelor of Arts, business administration

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Who’s News — Aug. 6, 2015

August 6, 2015

NEW — 9 a.m. Aug. 6, 2015

Locals contribute to patents for inventions

The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Washington:

  • Suk Ping Wong, of Sammamish, and Joseph Skidmore, of Issaquah, were part of a team of co-inventors with L’Oreal USA Creative awarded a design patent for an ornamental design for a “charger for powered brush handle.”
  • Adam J. Muff and Matthew Tubbs, both of Issaquah, were part of a team of co-inventors from International Business Machines awarded two patents — one for a “vector execution unit with prenormalization of denormal values” and the other for a “vector execution unit with prenormalization of denormal values.”

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Issaquah sisters invited to dance in Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

August 5, 2015

NEW —  6 p.m. Aug. 5, 2015

Discover Scottish Dance USA has announced that 14 American Scottish Highland Dancers will pack their bags, dance shoes and costumes to perform in the 66th Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, one of the world’s most prestigious global presentations.

From Aug. 7-29, the U.S. dancers will join bagpipers, drummers, singers and other dancers from four continents in a daily presentation that entertains an annual onsite audience of 220,000 and an at-home audience of 100 million worldwide.

By Richard Ochs Katie (left) and Jennifer Ochs compete in the Sword Dance at the Sacramento Valley Open Championship in April.

By Richard Ochs
Katie (left) and Jennifer Ochs compete in the Sword Dance at the Sacramento Valley Open Championship in April.

This marks the first year American Scottish Highland Dancers have been invited to audition to perform in the Tattoo. One hundred and eighty-eight applicants from Scotland, Canada, Australia and the United States submitted audition videos, competing for 66 coveted spots. Read more

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Engagement — Domske, Giles

August 5, 2015

NEW — 12:58 p.m. Aug. 5, 2015

Addie Domske (native of New Wilmington, Pennsylvania) and Daniel Giles (son of Rhinee Yeung and native of Issaquah) were recently engaged at the New Wilmington Mission Conference on July 21, 2015.

Daniel Giles and Addie Domske

Daniel Giles and Addie Domske

The couple, who met in astronomy class during their final year at Westminster College, now reside in Chicago. Mr. Giles popped the big question in the astronomy classroom at the college. Read more

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Skyline string quartet takes center stage with touring musical

August 5, 2015

NEW — 11:15 a.m., Aug. 5, 2015

The music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr has impacted countless musicians worldwide, and their influence will soon be seen in tangible ways through four Skyline High School seniors. Read more

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Fireworks fundraiser raises $21,000 for food bank

July 31, 2015

NEW — 8 p.m. July 31, 2015

The Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank is in line for a cool upgrade.

The nonprofit will get a central heating and cooling system for its building, after a Fourth of July fundraiser raised more than $21,700 to help with the capital project improvement.

John Kritsonis and Karl Lindor, of Windermere Real Estate Bellevue South, annually organize the Fourth of July fireworks above Lake Sammamish, and ask attendees to give back to the community through a matching program.

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