August 23, 2015
Henry Carson Hughes, son of Matthew and Susan Hughes, of Issaquah, was born Aug. 13, 2015, at Swedish Medical Center in Issaquah.
He weighed 7 pounds and 9 ounces and measured 20 1/2 inches.
August 20, 2015
NEW — 10 a.m. Aug. 20, 2015
Life Enrichment Options recently appointed Allison Yocum to its board of directors.
Yocum is a licensed pediatric physical therapist and owner of Waypoint Pediatric Therapies in Issaquah.
She has been working with children and young adults with disabilities and their families for more than 20 years and brings to LEO a passion for providing community-based fitness and physical activity opportunities for people of all ages with disabilities. Read more
August 19, 2015
NEW — 3:31 p.m. Aug. 19, 2015
Issaquah 6-year-old dazzles with X-Games level skateboard skills
By Geoff Baker
Seattle Times staff reporter
Fox Rio Brunner has an Instagram account with 32,000 followers, while his parents screen calls from agents and would-be sponsors, all seeking business with a kid fresh out of kindergarten.
“I’ve never really been afraid when I’m on my skateboard,’’ Brunner says.
August 19, 2015
NEW — 3:20 p.m. Aug. 19, 2015
- Cameron Severson, of Issaquah, Bachelor of Arts, economics, Lake Forest College, Illinois
- Christine Cezare, of Issaquah, Bachelor of Science, engineering, and Master of Science, engineering, Harvard University, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Nadia Lakhani, of Renton, spring semester Columbia College, Marysville campus
Did you or your child make the dean’s list, graduate or receive a special collegiate honor? Email your college news to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll publish it in an upcoming issue.
August 14, 2015
NEW — 4 p.m. Aug. 14, 2015
Three recent graduates from Issaquah have been accepted into Teach for America’s 2015 teaching corps.
The students are Brandon Boyd, a 2011 graduate of Skyline High School and a 2015 graduate of University of Washington; Max Sugarman, a 2010 graduate of Issaquah High School and a 2014 graduate of University of Washington; and Kelsey Smith a 2011 graduate of Eastlake High School and a 2015 graduate of Seattle University.
Teach For America is a national nonprofit working to expand educational opportunity for students in low-income communities. Corps members commit to teach in high-need urban or rural public schools and become lifelong advocates for educational equity.
The trio joins a network of 50,000 corps members and alumni working alongside parents, principals and communities for positive change.
To learn more about Teach for America, go to www.teachforamerica.org.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
August 7, 2015
NEW — 9 a.m. Aug. 7, 2015
- 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