July 29, 2015
NEW — 10:45 a.m. July 29, 2015
Seated at the piano in the living room of her Sammamish home, Ananya Goparaju’s fingers fly across the keys, creating chords and melodies that evoke feelings of a walk through the Himalayan countryside or the busy streets of Bombay.
Goparaju, 12, has taken piano lessons for nearly seven years. She’s not only proficient but is also an emerging prodigy in the world of Indian classical music. She recorded her first album last year and next week, she’ll be the opening act for one of the genre’s most recognized artists at his concert in Bellevue.
June 25, 2015
It’s a warm evening at Bellevue High School’s stadium, and a couple dozen players have donned pads, helmets and jerseys to practice tackling and blocking, and running offensive and defensive schemes.
They’re not members of Bellevue High’s nationally renowned program, which has captured 11 of the past 14 state championships. They’re young men who, for various reasons, aren’t playing college football but are looking to attract attention from coaches at that level.
June 25, 2015
Skyline High School has hired George Crowder as its new athletics director, a June 10 news release stated.
Crowder comes to Skyline after five years as A.D. at Lake Washington High School in Kirkland.
June 17, 2015
Our readership has surely noticed that local sports coverage hasn’t been the same since Bob Taylor left The Issaquah Press a few years ago.
Just like every other business, money dictates how we do things, and we’ve had to cut back on reporting staff and editorial space. It’s unfortunate, because the people and organizations who comprise our communities deserve better. I never knew Taylor, but from what I’ve heard, his work was greatly valued and proved irreplaceable after his retirement.
June 10, 2015
Skyline High School students Isaac Beeman and Adam Rockett qualified for the U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships, held June 12-14 in Sarasota, Florida.
Beeman and Rockett were part of a team that won the gold medal during U.S. Rowing’s Northwest Regional Youth Championships, May 15-17 in Vancouver, Washington.
June 2, 2015
March 25, 2015
For nearly three years, Ryan Lentz has tried to get others to embrace a simple concept — do something for others while doing an everyday activity.
There are about 210 million coffee drinkers in the U.S., Lentz said, and he’s aiming to land 50,000 of them as monthly subscribers to Callie’s Coffee, named for his 10-year-old daughter who created the business.
March 17, 2015
Seth Hartman receives ROTC scholarship to WSU
Seth Hartman, a 2014 graduate of Issaquah High School, has received an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps scholarship to attend Washington State University.
February 10, 2015
November 18, 2014
NEW — 6 a.m. Nov. 22, 2014
Local runners and walkers can get their Thanksgiving festivities off to a healthy starts at the third annual Plateau Runner Turkey Trot.
Proceeds from the run benefit Eastlake High School’s Marty O’Connor Scholarship Fund for student athletes.
The 4-mile, family friendly run starts at 9 a.m. Nov. 29. The flat route begins and ends at Plateau Runner, the locally owned and operated specialty running store on the Sammamish Plateau.