A pint-size star

August 19, 2015

NEW — 3:31 p.m. Aug. 19, 2015

Issaquah 6-year-old dazzles with X-Games level skateboard skills

By Geoff Baker

Seattle Times staff reporter

Fox Rio Brunner has an Instagram account with 32,000 followers, while his parents screen calls from agents and would-be sponsors, all seeking business with a kid fresh out of kindergarten.

“I’ve never really been afraid when I’m on my skateboard,’’ Brunner says.

By Steve Ringman/The Seattle Times Fox Rio Brunner Brunner and his dad Jamie react as another skateboarder takes a tough fall.

By Steve Ringman/The Seattle Times
Fox Rio Brunner Brunner and his dad Jamie react as another skateboarder takes a tough fall.

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To the Editor — week of Feb. 25, 2015

February 24, 2015

Traffic

How about reinstating the bypass?

It is amazing — the Issaquah City Council is concerned about the front street rush hour traffic!

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Design phase begins for skate park

June 24, 2014

Now that the new skate park has a location, the city is gathering public input on its design.

The Issaquah City Council approved a parcel at Tibbetts Valley Park for the construction of the skate park May 19. The budgeted $350,000 will go to remove the current one, which caused ongoing community concern due to the presence of drug use and illicit activities, and build a new one sometime in 2015.

The Parks & Recreation Department held the first of three community public input meetings June 18 to collect ideas from local residents about what they would like to see in the new attraction.

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