A music career on cruise control

July 29, 2015

NEW — 11 a.m. July 29, 2015

Heather Sullivan has performed from Carnegie Hall to the community center, and around the world aboard luxury liners

By Daniel Durick

By Daniel Durick

Although Heather Sullivan is a regular performer for years in Issaquah, thanks to a fan vote, she got her first chance to headline the Concerts on the Green series July 14.

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To the Editor — July 23, 2015

July 23, 2015

Concerts

Thanks to everyone for these wonderful, free events

I am writing to say thank you to the Issaquah Parks Department, Issaquah Arts Commission, Kiwanis Club of Issaquah, all of the sponsors and especially organizer David Harris for providing our community with the excellent Concerts on the Green series at the Issaquah Community Center.

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Issaquah Community Center to close for the holiday

July 2, 2015

The Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. S., will be closed on Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday.

The center will reopen at 5 a.m. Monday, July 6.

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Community center hours change for summer

June 10, 2015

The Issaquah Community Center’s summer hours began June 6 and run through Aug. 29.

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Reserve a space now for Trunk ‘N’ Treasure

May 26, 2015

NEW — 6 a.m. May 26, 2015

The city’s fourth-annual community garage sale Trunk ‘N’ Treasure returns Aug. 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Issaquah Community Center.

The event is open to the public and is free for shoppers.

Space is now available for sellers to participate. Hundreds of shoppers visited Trunk ‘N’ Treasure last year.

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Nourish Every Mind Luncheon raises $617,000 to benefit students and schools

May 20, 2015

Almost 900 community members attended the Issaquah Schools Foundation’s 17th annual Nourish Every Mind Luncheon on May 14 at the Issaquah Community Center and donated $617,000 for local schools.

The program featured several students and educators who spoke passionately about the foundation’s impact on education.

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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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Issaquah’s annual cleanup day is Saturday

April 21, 2015

Members of the Downtown Issaquah Association have learned over the years that as clean as the city looks, there’s still a need to tidy up after a careless few.

Thus, the association’s annual effort to pick up trash in the downtown corridor has grown into a more encompassing event — the third annual, citywide Keep Issaquah Beautiful Day.

The cleanup is from 9 a.m. to noon April 25. The beautification project has grown past the length of Front Street to include: Read more

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Recreation fees hiked and then cut for seniors

March 31, 2015

The subject line on Jim Harris’ email to The Issaquah Press pretty much spells out the main point of his short story: “You can fight City Hall and Win.”

Harris said he has lived since 1978 on the Sammamish Plateau in unincorporated King County, but always considered himself a citizen of Issaquah, paying taxes to the Issaquah School District and shopping and dining in the city. Further, Harris served on the city Parks & Recreation Board for 11 years. He considers himself a regular at the Issaquah Community Center.

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To the Editor — week of March 11, 2015

March 10, 2015

Community center

City is keeping people from use with high prices

I have lived on the Sammamish Plateau since 1978 in unincorporated King County. I pay taxes to the Issaquah School District. I shop and dine daily in Issaquah and by doing so, pay sales taxes to Issaquah.

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