October 11, 2010
NEW — 6 a.m. Oct. 11, 2010
Women can get spoiled rotten at the Women Fall into Winter event, from 6-8p.m. Wednesday at Evergreen Ford, 1500 18th Ave. N.W.
Admission is free for women visiting the more than 60 area merchants, including those providing massages, waxing, hairstyles and manicures. Prizes valued at $50 will be given out every five minutes. Local restaurants will serve free samples, and wine-tasting and beer tickets will be sold for $5 each.
Entertainment will be provided by musicians and the emcee, comedian Todd Southwick.
Adventure Kids Playcare will offer free childcare nearby, at 775 Gilman Blvd.
June 8, 2010
The Optimist Club of Issaquah hosts its fifth annual Bike Safety Fair this weekend.
Issaquah Valley Elementary School is hosting one day of the two-day event June 12. Newport Heights Elementary School hosts the event on June 13.
It’s open to students in kindergarten through fifth grades.
Students can bring their bicycles for free tuneups by Sports Authority, get identification cards and get properly fitted for helmets. Because helmets are a priority to the Bellevue and Issaquah police departments, officers will help fit children with helmets and teach them the rules of the road, said Miho Reed, a club member and organizer for the event. Read more
February 9, 2010
Throngs of students filled the doorway to St. Joseph School’s cafeteria.
It’s the lunch rush and the third-grade girls manning the table hollered out the names of delectable treats for purchase like the best of auctioneers.
“What do you want?” third-grader Celeste Veitch shouted over a sea of younger students. “We have cookies, brownies, cupcakes. Let me know when you’re ready.”
December 22, 2009
NEW — 6 a.m. Dec. 22, 2009
King County Council members donated 27 retired Metro Vanpool vehicles to provide transportation assistance to local governments, community programs, senior citizens and young adults.
The retired vans have been part of Metro Transit’s vanpool fleet for at least six years and have reached the end of their service life. When the vans reach this age, they are considered surplus and sold.
September 23, 2008
By James Spung
After four years as the 5th District’s representative in Olympia, Republican Jay Rodne has had a chance to make things happen.