July 30, 2015
NEW — 9:15 p.m. July 30, 2015
History is one of Newcastle’s greatest assets.
The Eastside suburb’s story dates back more than 150 years, when it was the second largest town in King County. During that time, coal was king, and Newcastle had plenty of it.
That history was at the forefront of attendees’ minds July 30, when nearly 300 people gathered in Newcastle to celebrate the groundbreaking of a unique Aegis Living retirement community. Read more
July 2, 2015
Every year, the lineups for Issaquah’s Concerts on the Green have some sort of overarching theme. For the 19th season, organizer David Harris thought he’d try something different — let the audience decide.
“At the last concert from last year, I asked the crowd to let me know what bands they’d like to see or see again,” Harris said. “Most bands this year, then, are ones the audience would like to see. A majority are ones they asked to see again.”
June 17, 2015
As of her first appearance before the Issaquah Chamber of Commerce membership at their monthly luncheon June 11, new chamber Executive Director Kathy McCorry had been on the job all of four days.
Reached at the chamber offices June 15, McCorry had to answer using another staffer’s phone. The one in her office wasn’t working yet.
September 24, 2013
Issaquah resident shares his passion for weather
When rare thunderstorms pounded the area in early September, Issaquah resident Justin Shaw was not staring out the windows of his Talus home, marveling at the lightning strikes.
He was staring at a computer screen, tracking the storms’ paths and experiencing the extreme weather virtually with the more than 1,100 followers of his Seattle-weather themed Twitter account.
“It was almost more fun to be on Twitter talking about the storms than actually watching them,” he said. “It’s like this big party with all of these weather nerds uniting together.”