Lisa Rae Riley crowned Lady 12 winner

February 4, 2014

Lisa Rae Riley, Rowley Properties executive assistant and avid Seattle Seahawks fan, entered Volume 12 sport store’s Lady 12 competition Jan. 25 and was one of 12 finalists to compete in the Lady 12 of the Season Contest.

Sponsored by Volume 12 in Redmond, Riley navigated a tough final round of challenging Seahawks trivia to win the competition and be crowned “Lady 12 of the Season” for 2013-14.

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Beaver Lake middle school teacher honored as ‘Hero in the Classroom’

December 22, 2013

NEW — 6 a.m. Dec. 22, 2013

Beaver Lake Middle School teacher Heather Ireland was honored Dec. 18 by the Seattle Seahawks and financial services firm Symetra as a Symetra Hero in the Classroom.

The educational program honors K-12 teachers throughout the Puget Sound region. Ireland is one of 16 selections during the 2013 NFL season.

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Sea Gals to visit Hop Jacks

December 3, 2013

Hop Jacks Restaurant in the Klahanie Shopping Center welcomes the Seattle Sea Gals, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8.

The Sea Gals are the cheerleaders for the Seattle Seahawks. They will sign their 2014 calendar and mingle with fans during their visit to Hop Jacks, known for its American menu and icy drinks.

Happy hour is daily, from 2-6 p.m.

 

 

Seahawk Festivities at Grand Ridge Plaza Party / Nov. 16, 2013

November 18, 2013

Celebrate Grand Ridge Plaza opening with Pro Football Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy, Seahawks Blue Thunder, Blitz and Sea Gals in Issaquah Highlands this weekend

November 16, 2013

NEW — 6 a.m. Nov. 16, 2013

See Pro Football Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy, Seahawks Blue Thunder, Blitz and the Sea Gals during grand opening events of Grand Ridge Plaza in the Issaquah Highlands today.

The schedule for today is:

11 a.m. — Seattle Sea Gals, the Seattle Seahawks cheerleaders, host an autograph signing.

Noon — Seahawks Blue Thunder drum line will perform as Blitz, the team’s official mascot, greets families.

1-3 p.m. — Pro Football Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy, who played his entire 11-season career with the Seahawks, will be on site to meet fans and sign autographs. Free color photos will be given to the first 300 fans.

A drawing to award a signed NFL football from the Seattle Seahawks will also be held.

Cortez Kennedy was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2012. (www.profootballhof.com)

Cortez Kennedy was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2012. Meet him Nov. 16 in the Issaquah Highlands. (www.profootballhof.com)

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Seahawks to assist in grand opening for Grand Ridge Plaza

November 12, 2013

NEW — 3:14 p.m. Nov. 12, 2013

Three days of events celebrating the official opening of Grand Ridge Plaza will include live appearances by Pro Football Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy, Seahawks Blue Thunder and the Sea Gals, a special ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring City of Issaquah Mayor Ava Frisinger and other highlights.

Nov. 15, 10 a.m.: Ribbon Cutting

More than 100 special guests have been invited to join Frisinger for a ribbon-cutting that will hear remarks about the new center’s significance on residents and the region’s economy. Following the ceremony, refreshments will be served.

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Seattle Seahawk Golden Tate Visits IHS for ‘Stuff The Bus’ Seattle Children’s Toy Effort / Oct. 8, 2013

October 15, 2013

The art of philanthrophy

August 20, 2013

Skyline grad uses art to pay it forward

Karan Sunil’s infatuation with art began at an early age, and he’s developed his gifts to the point where one of the most prestigious schools in the country wants him to study there.

Sunil, who graduated from Skyline High School in June, will soon be headed to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he plans to work toward an art production career in film or television.

Contributed Artist Karan Sunil (right) shows off his ‘Seattle Nightscape’ piece alongside Bipasha Mukherjee, who bought the painting during Sunil’s charity art show at Sammamish City Hall on Aug. 3.

Contributed
Artist Karan Sunil (right) shows off his ‘Seattle Nightscape’ piece alongside Bipasha Mukherjee, who bought the painting during Sunil’s charity art show at Sammamish City Hall on Aug. 3.

“I don’t know yet whether that’s animation, whether that’s storyboarding or character design,” he said. “That’s something I’ll have to discover and figure out.”

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Leroy Hill won’t face felony charge

May 14, 2013

The King County Prosecutor’s Office announced May 8 it did not find sufficient cause to charge former Seattle Seahawk Leroy Hill with a felony after he was arrested in January on allegations of domestic violence.

Prosecutor’s Office spokesman Dan Donohoe said the case would now be referred to the city prosecutor in Issaquah for a decision on whether there will be a misdemeanor charge filed.

Hill played the past eight seasons with the Seahawks as a linebacker, but is now an unrestricted free agent and remains unsigned.

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Issaquah police nab NFL player for domestic violence

February 5, 2013

Prosecutors could charge Leroy Hill for domestic violence-related crimes, after Issaquah police arrested the Seattle Seahawks linebacker for assaulting and imprisoning a woman.

Leroy Hill

Leroy Hill

Officers responded to Hill’s Talus home along Cougar Ridge Drive Northwest at about 4 p.m. Jan. 29. Hill’s girlfriend, a 26-year-old Issaquah woman, said he had assaulted her numerous times since about 10:30 a.m. She told police he stood on her head and chest, struck her with a bottle of alcohol and punched her as many as 20 times.

She said Hill, 30, blocked the doorway, did not allow her to leave the home and took her cellphone, court documents state. The woman escaped from the residence when he went to the bathroom.

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