Hurricane Sandy upends marathon plans for Issaquah runner

November 6, 2012

Brian Gallagher, a longtime runner from Issaquah, planned to race in the New York City Marathon to raise funds for Camp Korey, a Carnation organization for children suffering from serious medical conditions.

Gallagher, 44, arrived in the Big Apple not long before organizers canceled the race.

The area bore scares from Hurricane Sandy. Long traffic backups on expressways resulted as motorists jockeyed for gasoline. Darkness shrouded parts of Manhattan as Gallagher’s plane descended to New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport.

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Help recognize Issaquah restaurant for charitable work

June 25, 2010

NEW — 1 p.m. June 25, 2010

You can help put sip. at the wine bar and restaurant on the map for its good deeds.

The eatery’s Issaquah Highlands location, a part of the Washington Restaurant Group, has been selected to represent Washington in the 2010 Restaurant Neighbor Award. In order to advance to the national competition, the restaurant needs your vote by noon Monday. Vote here.

Each year, restaurants throughout the nation compete for the award, which is given to restaurants that contribute to their communities through charitable work.

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Local landscapers display their style at garden show

February 16, 2009

“Self Preservation and peace of mind. Take your space and make home that place. Bailouts, meltdowns, corruption and scandal disappear; only you control what happens here.”

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