September 30, 2015
NEW — 4:19 p.m. Sept. 30, 2015
It’s a rare thing indeed when a self-help book ends up paying dividends for readers before it’s even published.
Such was the case with Alexandra Chauran’s latest book, “365 Ways to Strengthen Your Spirituality.”
“A production editor for this book was sending me sweet thank-you emails,” the Issaquah author said. “She was having these crises of faith. ‘Your book really helped me return to my church. You’re already helping people before it’s published,’ she told me. Read more
July 29, 2015
NEW — 11:08 a.m. July 29, 2015
Vote to re-elect Paul Winterstein to Issaquah City Council
My vote will be cast to retain Paul Winterstein for Issaquah City Council. Paul has served the city of Issaquah well as council president. He is devoted to retaining the small-town charm we Issaquah residents love and many of us moved here for. That’s why Sunset Magazine voted us “Best Burb.”
July 9, 2015
Samantha Garrard is named a Naef Scholar
Issaquah High School 2013 graduate Samantha Garrard is making her mark at Seattle University.
June 10, 2015
The spring sports championship weekend was a fruitful one for Issaquah High School.
Not only did Issaquah athletes account for three individual state titles, the girls track and field team broke a meet record on the way to winning the Class 4A state championship.
May 12, 2015
Amy Spens wins Bowdoin College honor
Amy Spens, of Issaquah, recently received the Bowdoin Theater and Dance Department’s 2015 William H. Moody ‘56 Award at the college’s Honors Day ceremony held May 6 at Bowdoin College, in Brunswick, Maine.
Spens is earning a major in anthropology and biology.
April 21, 2015
Liberty High School honored four graduating student-athletes at a special ceremony April 15.
Runners Sarah Bliesner and Trevor Sytsma, as well as football players Russell Boston and Nate Jarvis, announced their commitments to continue their athletic careers at the college level.
October 21, 2014
Fern Life Center welcomes new provider Kristen Brown.
The center’s well woman, urgent care and functional medicine practitioner is in the office Thursdays. Ask the front desk about her schedule.
October 21, 2014
Ben Hobbs figures he has always been a creative person.
Whether it was writing lyrics for music project in high school or putting other thoughts from pen to paper, he has always allowed his brain to go off on creative tangents. However, sometimes it was to the detriment of current surroundings.
“I’ve actually found myself doodling during class when I should have been doing other things, like paying attention,” he admitted.
August 26, 2014
National Merit Scholarship
Five local high school seniors are among its collegiate-sponsored winners for the 2014 scholarship program of the National Merit Scholarship Corp.:
- Catherine Ball, Issaquah High School, is pursuing a degree in computer programming at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn.
- Grant Vaska, Issaquah High School, will attend Washington University in St. Louis, Minn.
- Kathleen Park, of Sammamish, will pursue a degree in communications at Wheaton College near Chicago.
- Shanchen Pu, of Sammamish, will pursue a degree in medicine at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.
- Nikila Vinugopal, of Sammamish, will pursue a career in dance at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.
July 1, 2014
Puget Sound Gunners midfielder Justice Duerksen had no choice but to score in the June 27 contest against Lane United FC. Family pride was on the line.
His younger sister, in town from California for a local soccer tournament, had scored a couple of goals that morning, and his whole family, including mom Betsy, an All-American player herself at Boston College, made it to Issaquah High School to watch him play.
“Oh yeah, I knew I had to go get a goal, too,” he said.