Princesses of the zoo

November 11, 2014

By Cari McKinstry/ Cougar Mountain Zoo Above, Ice Princess Temika Deasy and Ice Queen Elizabeth Shriner (from left), from Princess Parties, recently paid a visit to Cougar Mountain Zoo. They met and greeted young zoo visitors and their families, read books to children and then visited Santa’s reindeer, under the care of mammal curator Logan Hendricks, here holding Sven, one of the zoo’s newest reindeer.

By Cari McKinstry/
Cougar Mountain Zoo
Above, Ice Princess Temika Deasy and Ice Queen Elizabeth Shriner (from left), from Princess Parties, recently paid a visit to Cougar Mountain Zoo. They met and greeted young zoo visitors and their families, read books to children and then visited Santa’s reindeer, under the care of mammal curator Logan Hendricks, here holding Sven, one of the zoo’s newest reindeer.

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The Issaquah Press Around the World

November 11, 2014

Contributed The Kumar family took their Issaquah Press to the Tower Bridge in London this summer. Where have you taken your paper? Email your photo and info to editor@isspress.com.

Contributed
The Kumar family took their Issaquah Press to the Tower Bridge in London this summer. Where have you taken your paper? Email your photo and info to editor@isspress.com.

Payton June Sanelli

November 11, 2014

Payton June Sanelli was born June 11, 2014, at Swedish/Issaquah, weighing 6 pounds, 12 ounces and measuring 20 3/4 inches.

Payton June Sanelli

Payton June Sanelli

Payton is the daughter of Stephen and Julie Sanelli, of Issaquah.

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Lily Marie King

November 11, 2014

Lily Marie King was born Oct. 1, 2014, at Swedish/Issaquah, weighing 5 pounds, 7.7 ounces and measuring 20 inches.

Lily Marie King

Lily Marie King

Lily is the first child of Aaron and Rachel King, of Issaquah.

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Rotary club honors students of the month

November 11, 2014

The following seniors were named Rotary Club of Issaquah Students of the Month for October 2014:

Christine Chappelle LHS, science

Christine Chappelle
LHS, science

Devon Cormier TMCHS, science

Devon Cormier
TMCHS, science

Nick Peters TMCHS, math

Nick Peters
TMCHS, math

Grant Rayfield LHS, math

Grant Rayfield
LHS, math

Jordan Raymond LHS, science

Jordan Raymond
LHS, science

Anne Robertson IHS, science

Anne Robertson
IHS, science

Andrew Violette IHS, math

Andrew Violette
IHS, math

Fans of Halloween

November 4, 2014

Skyline High School cheerleaders, marching band members and student fans fully embraced the Halloween spirit in a variety of superhero, video game, animal and Sesame Street character costumes for a festive time Oct. 31 during the Spartans’ football game against Eastlake.

Skyline High School cheerleaders, marching band members and student fans fully embraced the Halloween spirit in a variety of superhero, video game, animal and Sesame Street character costumes for a festive time Oct. 31 during the Spartans’ football game against Eastlake.

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Deadline is Nov. 7 for MLK essay contest open to eighth-graders

November 4, 2014

The King County Civil Rights Commission invites all eighth-grade students to write essays about the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The top three writers in this 16th annual writing contest will receive trophies.

Essays should focus on the theme of voting rights and include ideas about Dr. King’s legacy of peace and justice.

King County’s 28th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration will be held Jan. 15.

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Exhibit examines Prohibition in Issaquah

October 28, 2014

If you find yourself in downtown Issaquah the night before Halloween, you may catch a glimpse of a gaggle of historical characters rampaging through the area.

Issaquah History Museums Local residents are photographed at an illicit Prohibition party during the 1920s.

Issaquah History Museums
Local residents are photographed at an illicit Prohibition party during the 1920s.

The History Pub Crawl is a partnership between the Downtown Issaquah Association and the Issaquah History Museums to diversify the way local history is taught and to bring Issaquahans out in downtown on a Thursday night.

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Skyline senior attains Eagle honor with Scout troop

October 28, 2014

Most boys who enter the world of Scouting will make a lot of fond memories and learn many valuable lessons, but fewer than one in 10 will accomplish what Jonathan Chriest is doing this weekend.

Jonathan Chriest

Jonathan Chriest

At a Nov. 2 Court of Honor ceremony at The Plateau Club, the Skyline High School senior will receive his Eagle Scout rank from the Boy Scouts of America.

The National Eagle Scout Association estimates about 2.25 million boys have attained the honor since 1912, which might seem like a lot until learning that number represents only 5 percent of all Scouts.

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Joshua Jancola enrolls at Wheaton College

October 28, 2014

Joshua Jancola, a graduate of Skyline High School, began studying at Wheaton College, in Wheaton, Illinois.

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