Food bank hosts charity breakfast

August 25, 2015

NEW — 6 a.m. Aug. 25, 2015

The Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank presents the Recipe for Hope breakfast from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Sept. 23 at Eastridge Church, 24025 S.E. Issaquah-Fall City Road.

Doors open at 7 a.m.

The suggested minimum individual donation is $100, with proceeds going to benefit the Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank.

Table captains and participants can register online at http://bit.ly/1Jz6OMV.

Learn more by calling 392-4123, ext. 12.

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Editorial — Help children succeed with Tools 4 School

July 29, 2015

NEW — 11:13 a.m. July 29, 2015

Before you know it, summer will be over and children will head back to school.

And although it’s an exciting time for the many children who get new clothes and school supplies, it’s a tense time for families who don’t have the money for such things.

That’s where Tools 4 School comes in.

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Nourish Every Mind banquets highlight donor-funded school programs

April 28, 2015

The Issaquah Schools Foundation’s 17th annual Nourish Every Mind Luncheon and second annual Nourish Every Mind Breakfast will celebrate the foundation’s role in creating its motto of “Great Schools and Great Communities.”

The luncheon is from 11 a.m.to 1 p.m. May 14 at the Issaquah Community Center. The breakfast is from 7-8:45 a.m. May 20 at Eastridge Church.

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Police arrest two burglary suspects; search continues for one more

March 18, 2015

NEW — 4:25 p.m. March 18, 2015

By Greg Farrar Issaquah police officers arrest one of three men suspected of burglary at the Langara Apartments earlier today. Police are still looking for one suspects.

By Greg Farrar
Issaquah police officers arrest one of three men suspected of burglary at the Langara Apartments earlier today. Police are still looking for one suspect.

Issaquah police arrested two men after a resident caught them attempting to burglarize her apartment Wednesday afternoon. Read more

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Eastridge Church to give away 1,500 free Thanksgiving turkeys

November 20, 2014

NEW — 6 a.m. Nov. 20, 2014

Eastridge Church will provide 1,500 free Thanksgiving turkeys and bags of groceries to families in need Nov. 22, beginning at 9 a.m. (while supplies last) at its Issaquah and Seattle locations.

The church will also give away Bibles and, in Issaquah, free haircuts from licensed stylists, and coats and gloves.

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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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Watoto Children’s Choir Of Ugandan Orphans performs March 30 at Eastridge Church

March 28, 2014

NEW — 6 a.m. March 28, 2014

The Watoto Children’s Choir, on a six-month U.S. tour, makes an Issaquah stop March 30.

The choir gives a free performance at 6:30 p.m. March 30 at Eastridge Church, 24205 S.E. Issaquah-Fall City Road.

The Watoto Children’s Choir acts as Watoto ambassadors to raise awareness about the plight of the orphaned and vulnerable children of Africa. Watoto is a holistic child-care solution initiated to serve the dire needs of Africa and its people.

Watoto Children's Choir

Watoto Children’s Choir

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Eastridge Church hosts turkey giveaway

November 12, 2013

Eastridge Church is giving away 1,500 free Thanksgiving turkeys and bags of groceries to families in need at 9 a.m. Nov. 23 (while supplies last) at their two locations in Issaquah and Seattle.

The church will also give free haircuts from licensed stylists in Issaquah only, coats and gloves for children and adults, and Bibles.

The Issaquah campus of Eastridge Church is at 24205 Issaquah-Fall City Road.

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Matthew West hopes third trip to Issaquah is a charm

September 17, 2013

The son of a preacher, Matthew West never really considered following in his father’s footsteps.

“It’s too hard of a job,” West said by phone from his home in Nashville.

But this four-time Grammy nominated singer/song writer doesn’t consider himself a stereotypical rebel, either.

Matthew West

Matthew West

“I’d say, I haven’t really drifted too far from my father,” he said. “I guess in my own ways, I am a bit of a preacher.”

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Godly giveaway

August 20, 2013

Eastridge Church hosts food bank backpack handouts

By Greg Farrar Kate Monroe (left) and Lisette Murrell, and other church and Kiwanis Club of Issaquah volunteers fill backpacks with school supplies Aug. 7 at Eastridge Church to give to school children in need at a Aug. 24 community festival.

By Greg Farrar
Kate Monroe (left) and Lisette Murrell, and other church and Kiwanis Club of Issaquah volunteers fill backpacks with school supplies Aug. 7 at Eastridge Church to give to school children in need at a Aug. 24 community festival.

Eastridge Church is hosting a community festival Aug. 24 where, in partnership with the Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank, school children in need will be given backpacks filled with basic school supplies.

The festivities and fun begins at 10 a.m. at the church, 24205 SE Issaquah Fall city Rd, with outdoor activities that include inflatables, face painting and science shows by Eastridge children’s pastor Dan Metteer.

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