September 30, 2015
NEW — 4:46 p.m. Sept. 30, 2015
He is 4 years old, in red, white and black striped shirt, pale blue jeans and metallic blue tennis shoes, spinning, jumping, crouching, leaping and singing a song in exuberance at a Costco store.
Haochen Xu will be dancing in my iPhone forever.
How did that come to be there? On Monday, June 30, we learned in the newsroom that the boy hit in the Oakcrest Drive crosswalk on Newport Way had died of his injuries, and on a very busy production day the only person with time to return to the neighborhood for following up on the Xu family’s tragedy was me. Read more
September 30, 2015
NEW — 4:14 p.m. Sept. 30, 2015
April 22, 2014
An ongoing look at memorable images from Issaquah’s past
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have a photo or subject you would like to see in this feature, email email@example.com.
April 2, 2013
After more than 30 years in the same building, Issaquah Christian Church members are enjoying their new facility — on the same property — that is now large enough to hold the growing congregation.
The church, founded in 1970, originally held services at Gibson Hall on Newport Way. In 1980, the church moved to its current location at 10328 Issaquah-Hobart Road and remained in the same building until it completed its new building in October 2011.
“We had looked forward to it for about 10 years, so now we have a sense of accomplishment,” senior pastor Brad Bromling said. “It makes things possible that have not been possible in the past.”
August 6, 2012
April 17, 2012
The historic Pickering Farm emerges from a seasonal slumber soon as the popular Issaquah Farmers Market returns.
The market debuts for the season April 21. The return is a sign springtime is inching closer to summertime.
The farmers market runs every Saturday, rain or shine, from April to October. The market features seasonal produce, crafts, food vendors, and demonstrations or entertainment each week.
February 28, 2012
Run down? Fighting a virus? Are things taking longer to process? If your computer’s maladies seem to outnumber yours even during cold and flu season, the Issaquah Kiwanis Young Professionals Club offers a PC Clinic on March 4 at Gibson Hall, 105 Newport Way S.W.
Computers can be dropped off from 10 a.m. to noon and picked up between noon and 2 p.m.
The Kiwanis Young Professionals will run hardware diagnostics, scrub computers of viruses and spyware, do performance fine- tuning, and offer advice and tips. All services are free, but donations will be gladly accepted to support Kiwanis’ local community service.
Community members need only bring their computer and power cord. The Young Professionals will have monitors, keyboards, mice and peripherals to plug in and do testing.
If you believe your computer is beyond help, the Kiwanis also will offer free recycling for old computers, laptops and monitors. They will not accept keyboards, mice, copiers, scanners or printers.
March 29, 2011
Forget the Geek Squad. Bring ailing PCs to downtown Issaquah for some TLC.
Members of the Issaquah Kiwanis Young Professionals plan a free computer clinic April 2. The session runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Gibson Hall, 105 Newport Way S.W.
Members can run hardware diagnostics, scrub machines of viruses and spyware, and conduct some performance tuning. The team can also offer advice and tips on buying a computer.
People should bring only computers and power cords to the clinic. The club has monitors, keyboards and more to plug in for testing.
The computer help is free, but club members accept donations. Funds raised during the event support the group’s community service programs.
The group is also offering free recycling for computers, laptops and monitors at the event.
The clinic is part of a worldwide day of service for Kiwanians. Members of the local club plan to scan documents for the Issaquah History Museums, remove invasive plants from parks and collect items for Eastside Baby Corner.
Issaquah Kiwanis Young Professionals formed more than a year ago as a spin-off of the Kiwanis Club of Issaquah.
January 7, 2011
NEW — 6 a.m. Jan. 7, 2011
Bring ailing PCs to Gibson Hall in downtown Issaquah for some TLC.
Issaquah Kiwanis Young Professionals host a free computer help desk Sunday. The session runs from 1-4 p.m. at Gibson Hall, 105 Newport Way S.W.
Members plan to run hardware diagnostics, scrub machines of viruses and spyware, and conduct some performance tuning. The team can also offer advice on buying a computer.
The computer help is free, but club members accept donations.
Issaquah Kiwanis Young Professionals formed a year ago as a spin-off of the Kiwanis Club of Issaquah. The club’s founding members range in age from early 20s to a decade beyond, and work in various professions, including communications, financial advising and real estate development.
December 14, 2010
City emergency responders turn attention to mudslides in aftermath
Rainfall gorged Issaquah Creek and menaced homes, businesses and roads Dec. 12, as a late-fall storm reminded emergency officials and residents to plan for a rain-soaked winter.
The deluge turned the creek into a roiling broth the color of chocolate milk and led to flooding on roads and in Issaquah neighborhoods. Read more