Opening the archives

April 18, 2014

An ongoing look at memorable images from issaquah’s past

2001.017.015  Easter Bunny at the Skyport Sports Field For nearly 30 years, the Skyport provided recreation for jumpers, and spectators of all ages. In this photograph, circa 1967, Ed Thomas, aka the Easter Bunny, waves cheerfully while his parachute settles onto the field. The annual jump was sponsored by the May Valley Lions Club.

2001.017.015
Easter Bunny at the Skyport Sports Field
For nearly 30 years, the Skyport provided recreation for jumpers, and spectators of all ages. In this photograph, circa 1967, Ed Thomas, aka the Easter Bunny, waves cheerfully while his parachute settles onto the field. The annual jump was sponsored by the May Valley Lions Club.

The Issaquah History Museums take requests regarding what people would like to see in the Digital Collection. Roughly quarterly, volunteers have a data-entry day and prep a bunch of records for upload. If there is a particular name, place or item you’d like to see more images of on the website, email Erica Maniez at erica.maniez@issaquahhistory.org. If you have a photo or subject you would like to see in this feature, email editor@isspress.com.

Celebrate an egg-cellent Easter at community events

April 15, 2014

Communities across the world will celebrate Easter on April 20, but Issaquah residents don’t have to go far to enjoy the holiday festivities.

Get a head start on the Easter holiday weekend with the city’s annual Underwater Egg Hunt and Carnival on April 18 at the Julius Boehm Pool, 50 S.E. Clark St.

Attendees should bring a swimsuit, towel and plastic basket to join in on the fun. Prizes are awarded for eggs gathered. While swimmers bob for eggs below, others can enjoy carnival games on the observation deck.

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