Students extend olive branch to sister city

March 23, 2009

Clark Elementary School fifth-grader Kahlie Bomgardner works on a page for a journal that will be sent to students in Chefchaouen, Morocco. Tina Eggers

Clark Elementary School fifth-grader Kahlie Bomgardner works on a page for a journal that will be sent to students in Chefchaouen, Morocco. Tina Eggers

Clark Elementary School fifth-graders recently embarked on a diplomatic mission with cedar planks, copper strips and a message of friendship. Students used the materials to craft journals that will be sent to children in Chefchaouen, Morocco.

Teacher Julia Landa, whose 24 students undertook the project, said the assignment kindled an interest in the African nation. Read more

Top 10 news stories of 2008

December 29, 2008

2008 news stories revisited

From an increase in robberies to the demise of the proposed Southeast Bypass, 2008 was action packed in Issaquah. Lightning and snow storms, a stronger Moroccan connection and business closures all made headlines.

In no particular order, here are updates on our pick of the top 10 news stories of the year: Read more

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