August 6, 2015
NEW — 9 a.m. Aug. 6, 2015
Locals contribute to patents for inventions
The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Washington:
- Suk Ping Wong, of Sammamish, and Joseph Skidmore, of Issaquah, were part of a team of co-inventors with L’Oreal USA Creative awarded a design patent for an ornamental design for a “charger for powered brush handle.”
- Adam J. Muff and Matthew Tubbs, both of Issaquah, were part of a team of co-inventors from International Business Machines awarded two patents — one for a “vector execution unit with prenormalization of denormal values” and the other for a “vector execution unit with prenormalization of denormal values.”
June 25, 2015
It’s a warm evening at Bellevue High School’s stadium, and a couple dozen players have donned pads, helmets and jerseys to practice tackling and blocking, and running offensive and defensive schemes.
They’re not members of Bellevue High’s nationally renowned program, which has captured 11 of the past 14 state championships. They’re young men who, for various reasons, aren’t playing college football but are looking to attract attention from coaches at that level.
April 14, 2015
The Issaquah Alps Trails Club annually sponsors the Bill Longwell Memorial Scholarship, available to this year’s graduating seniors at Hazen, Issaquah, Skyline and Liberty high schools.
The top prize is a $1,000 scholarship, with second place getting $500 and third place receiving $250. The deadline is May 1.
February 3, 2015
Cascade Warbirds, an organization that promotes the restoration, preservation, operation and public display of historically significant military aircraft, is offering scholarships for Private Pilot Ground School with introductory flights to inspire today’s young people to become the aviation pioneers of tomorrow.
November 5, 2013
The Cascade Mountain Men are offering a $500 scholarship to students who submit a winning design to help them celebrate their 50th anniversary in 2014.
The Cascade Mountain Men are a traditional black powder muzzle-loading gun club affiliated with the Issaquah Sportsmen’s Club. The club encourages and advances organized shooting, especially of muzzle-loading fire arms; promotes higher standards of sportsmanship and safety among those who participate in such sports; and perpetuates the dress, equipment and heritage of their forefathers.