September 25, 2015
NEW — 4:25 p.m. Sept. 25, 2015
Washington State University, 2015 summer semester:
Issaquah: Arthur Bennett, Jarrett Brown, Rachel Galasso, McKenna Hogan, Christine Huffer, Jake Kargl, Ashton Powell, Dayna Talley and Ryan Wilson
Newcastle: Stacey Quach
Renton: Jordan Beck, Harrison Diemert, Evan Fiore, Jenna Hamilton and Jennifer Harmon
Sammamish: John Armour, Grant Evans, Thomas Hanan, Thomas Pelluer, Matthew Vander Kooi, Zachary Vorhof; Brady Wigton and Rachel Wismeth-Johnston
September 3, 2015
Rebecca DeVere, of Sammamish, and Jeffrey Houghton, also of Sammamish, are engaged to be married July 30, 2016, at Tiger Mountain Orchards on Tiger Mountain in Issaquah.
DeVere, the daughter of Porter and Amy DeVere, of Sammamish, graduated from Issaquah High School in 2007. Houghton, the son of Craig and Cathy Houghton, of Issaquah, graduated from Issaquah High School in 2005.
August 13, 2015
NEW — 10 p.m. Aug. 13, 2015
TeriJayne Owen, daughter of Terrence Jay and Deanne Owen, of Grand Coulee, and David Samuel Osborne, son of Kendall Joseph and Linda Joy Osborne, of Sammamish, were married on June 13, 2015, in Snohomish.
The Owen-Osborne wedding was held in the historic and beautiful Belle Wedding Chapel with Stephen P. Hall, M.D., acting in the role of minister and officiating the ceremony.
Following their wedding and reception, David and T.Jay went on their honeymoon and spent time exploring the San Juan Islands. They have since returned home to Pullman, where they will continue to reside. Read more
July 31, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. July 31, 2015
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America named Skyline High School’s Abbey Porter to its 2015 High School Girls Scholar All-America team.
Porter, a standout defender who graduated in June, helped Skyline place third at the Class 4A state tournament in 2014. She’s the first NSCAA All-American in Skyline history, and was the only Washington player among this year’s 46 selections.
April 28, 2015
Local students inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Paul Anderson, of Issaquah, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Pennsylvania State University
Erika Dunjic, of Sammamish, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, at Arizona State University.
April 14, 2015
Deep within Skyline High School, there’s a room that serves as a quasi-laboratory for preschool students trying to learn vital social and academic skills, and high-school students looking to take the first steps on a possible career path.
The Skyline preschool has been around for many years, but some parents might not be aware of its existence, said Michelle Campbell, the program’s lead teacher.
The upcoming closure of the Sammamish Learning Center, a popular preschool that has been operating for 20 years, is forcing families to look elsewhere to fulfill their children’s early-learning opportunities.
April 7, 2015
Two Issaquah Police Department employees were recently promoted.
Chris Wilson joined the department in 1998. He was promoted to sergeant in June 2008 and to commander last month. He has worked as a detective and a field-training officer. He was also a member of the Major Crimes Task Force and the Special Operations Team.
March 25, 2015
Nellie Hoehl named Samford University ambassador
Nellie Hoehl, of Issaquah, has been named a new Samford University Ambassador for the 2015-16 academic year. Ambassadors serve as hosts at campus events, interact with university constituents and represent the university in a variety of settings.
March 17, 2015
Seth Hartman receives ROTC scholarship to WSU
Seth Hartman, a 2014 graduate of Issaquah High School, has received an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps scholarship to attend Washington State University.
October 21, 2014
Local students make deans’ lists
Alex Hansen, 2013 graduate of Issaquah High School, University of Chicago, 2013-14 school year
Issaquah residents Nathan Gibson, Stephen Okamoto and Stephanie Teramoto, along with Newcastle resident Nathan Gibson and Sammamish residents Grace Blanchard, Kathleen Crandall and Tyler White, Azusa Pacific University, in Azusa, California, 2014 spring term