Off The Press — Legislators need to see bad along with good

September 9, 2015

NEW — 5:03 p.m. Sept. 9, 2015

Some things you just can’t shake no matter how much you might want to. Maybe that’s a good thing and maybe it’s not. I guess it depends on whether you can deal with whatever it is or let it fester until you end up spending nights staring at the ceiling.

I am not doing the latter, but I also can’t seem to get past this and maybe I don’t want to.

Tom Corrigan Press reporter

Tom Corrigan
Press reporter

Not at least until I’ve shot my mouth off.

In August, Rep. Dave Reichert, R-8th Congressional District, came to visit the Spiritwood at Pine Lake Assisted Living Facility on 228th Avenue Southeast, roughly on the border between Issaquah and Sammamish. I have nothing against Reichert, I don’t doubt his motives and one of his public relations people said he was visiting Spiritwood to learn about assisted living. And that’s where, for me, things started going off the rails. Read more

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Come as you are to Kiwanis Boots, Barrels & Brews

April 7, 2015

After 30 years of hosting auctions, Kiwanis Club of Issaquah fundraising organizers last year decided a change was in order.

“We wanted something different, not the same old stuffy, sit-down auction where you’re miserable for three hours,” event chairwoman Tori Gaines said.

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Pine Lake ensemble performs at Disneyland

July 23, 2013

Pine Lake Middle School’s Wind Ensemble travelled to the Disneyland Resort in California in June to take part in the Disney Performing Arts Program.

Dance groups, choirs, marching bands and ensembles from around the world applied for the honor, according to a press release from the theme park.

The middle school students became stars June 9 in a show for an international audience of theme park guests. They follow in the footsteps of millions of performers who have participated in the program in the 25 years since its inception.

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