January 25, 2011
Issaquah resident wins on Wheel of Fortune
Matt Molen, of Issaquah, won $4,000 during his appearance on “Wheel of Fortune” Jan. 10.
Molen, a marketing professional for a board game company, tried out for the show at Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma.
Issaquah Curves wins decorating contest
Curves of Issaquah won first place in the DownTown Issaquah Association’s sixth annual Deck the Halls DownTown decorating contest. Flying Pie Pizzeria won second place and Buddha Belly placed third.
Issaquah gets Aktion Club
The charter installation of the Issaquah Aktion Club, formed by Chris Brandt, of Issaquah’s AtWork! facility was Dec. 15. It was the first such club in the Northwest. Frank Morehouse, Kiwanis Pacific Northwest governor, emceed the event and Sylvester Neal, the president of Kiwanis International, attended to congratulate the club and its efforts.
EFR honors Issaquah Swedish
Eastside Fire & Rescue recently presented its Friends of EFR award to Swedish Hospital in Issaquah for the good work provided by way of inoculating the EFR work force.
The Friends of EFR award recognizes extraordinary service by community members and organizations that have been instrumental in helping EFR accomplish the agency mission.
February 23, 2009
Issaquah man banks big on game show
The centerpiece on “Wheel of Fortune” — the famous disk decked out like a pack of Fruit Stripe gum and divided into wedges for cash and prizes — is a two-ton behemoth. So, when it was time for Issaquah resident Steve Pelikan to spin the wheel last month, he was told by stagehands, “Pull as hard as you can and then push as hard as you can.” Read more
February 9, 2009
Steve Pelikan, a technical analyst and writer from Issaquah, stands beside “Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak. Pelikan is a contestant on the episode that will air Feb. 16 on KOMO-TV, channel 4. Contributed