Woman struck and killed on I-90 while trying to help with previous accident

July 23, 2015

A woman who witnessed a three-car collision and stopped to help was killed as she attempted to cross westbound Interstate 90 east of West Lake Sammamish Parkway in Issaquah, Washington State Trooper Clark Jones said.

The accident took place at about 9:30 a.m. July 15.

Duvall resident Katherine Louise Jones was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Washington State Patrol.

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Local man dies in motorcycle accident

July 23, 2015

A 65-year-old Issaquah man died July 16 when his motorcycle crashed in the 156th block of Issaquah-Hobart Road.

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office identified him as Harold A. Stump. He died of head injuries.

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Hometown Hero Barbara de Michele is education superstar

July 23, 2015

Barbara de Michele is no stranger to community accolades.

By Greg Farrar Barbara de Michele accepts her 2012 Hall of Fame award.

By Greg Farrar
Barbara de Michele accepts her 2012 Hall of Fame award.

The tireless education and youth advocate was first honored with the Issaquah Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen of the Year Award in 1989.

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Real estate agent challenges his peers to contribute

July 23, 2015

Local real estate broker Karl Lindor is stepping up to the plate.

Lindor showed he cares about keeping a roof over families’ heads with a $500 donation to the Merry Christmas Issaquah in July fundraiser.

Now, he’s challenging his peers in the real estate community to match it, and show their dedication to helping Issaquah residents at their lowest.

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Building a better bathhouse

July 23, 2015

By Janet Farness Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park Board President Chris Kovac, State Sen. Mark Mullet, Issaquah Mayor Fred Butler, State Rep. Chad Magendanz and Park Manager Rich Benson cut the ribbon for the new Sunset Beach bathhouse.

By Janet Farness
Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park Board President Chris Kovac, State Sen. Mark Mullet, Issaquah Mayor Fred Butler, State Rep. Chad Magendanz and Park Manager Rich Benson cut the ribbon for the new Sunset Beach Bathhouse below.

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Tent City 4 lands in Snoqualmie with plans to stay until November

July 23, 2015

Moving from Issaquah as promised July 11, the homeless encampment known as Tent City 4 has landed in Snoqualmie near Echo Lake and Interstate 90.

“Everything is going well so far,” camp director/spokesman Sam Roberson said.

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Police blotter — July 23, 2015

July 23, 2015

Easier to steal than rent

At 12:51 p.m. July 9, a rental car was reported stolen in the 1400 block of Gilman Boulevard.

Stolen plates

A driver reported at 3:45 p.m. July 9 that someone stole his license plates in the 5100 block of Issaquah-Pine Lake Road Southeast.

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Affordable health screenings coming to Issaquah on July 24

July 23, 2015

NEW — 6 a.m. July 23, 2015

Residents living in and around Issaquah can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening.

Bellewood Retirement Living, 3710 Providence Point Drive S.E., will host the community event July 24.

Screenings can check for:

  • The level of plaque buildup in your arteries, related to risk for heart disease, stroke and overall vascular health.
  • HDL and LDL cholesterol levels.
  • Diabetes risk.
  • Bone density as a risk for possible osteoporosis.
  • Kidney and thyroid function, and more.

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ArtEAST hosts opening reception for collage exhibit tomorrow

July 22, 2015

NEW — 12:55 p.m. July 22, 2015

An opening reception for artEAST’s new exhibition “Layered Stories,” featuring the work of collage artists Anne La Fever and Liz Ruest, is from 6-8 p.m. July 23 at Blakely Hall, 2550 N.E. Park Drive.

A talk by the artists is at 7 p.m. The exhibit will be on display through Sept. 7.

Both artists share a common desire to create work containing compelling images that tell a story to the viewer. La Fever and Ruest use different methods to arrive at their final imagery, yet both artists’ work invites viewers to take a closer look and interpret the meaning for themselves.

Learn more at arteast.org.

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Gas Station Blues series welcomes Rod Cook and Mark Riley tomorrow

July 22, 2015

NEW — 6 a.m. July 22, 2015

The summer Gas Station Blues series continues July 23 by welcoming Rod Cook and Mark Riley.

The performance is from 7-9 p.m. at the Hailstone Feed Store (historic Shell station), 232 Front St. N.

The Downtown Issaquah Association-sponsored event, in partnership with the Washington Blues Society, also features a beer garden and barbecue by Bardsley. The concerts are free and open to all ages.

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