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Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 6:00 am
Seattle International Film Festival comes to Issaquah this weekend
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 6 a.m. Feb. 27, 2015 Billed as the largest film festival in the United States, the Seattle International Film Festival is joining forces with the Issaquah Arts Commission to present the second Issaquah International Film Festival. The festival returns Feb. 28 and March 1 at Cinebarre Issaquah 8, 1490 11th Ave., NW. Admission is free. [...] Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 4:11 pm
10 concrete homes that don't look like bunkers
CBS News - ... This four-bedroom, four-bathroom home -- known as the "Rogue House," according to the listing -- is located in the Issaquah Highlands neighborhood of Issaquah, Washington, about 20 miles from Seattle. It was built in 2013 with a cement concrete, ... Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 6:23 am
Seattle International Film Festival comes to Issaquah this weekend
Sammamish Review - Billed as the largest film festival in the United States, the Seattle International Film Festival is joining forces with the Issaquah Arts Commission to present the second Issaquah International Film Festival. The festival returns Feb. 28 and March 1 at Cinebarre Issaquah 8, 1490 11th Ave., NW. Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 6:00 am
Beat the winter blues with winter brews Feb. 27
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 6 a.m. Feb. 26, 2015 The Beat the Winter Brews Fest is from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at Gilman Village, 317 N.W. Gilman Blvd. Possibly because of the close loss of the Seattle Seahawks in the Big Game, the winter blues seem to be extra potent this year. Luckily, according to the sponsoring Greater Issaquah [...] Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 7:48 pm
Redmond High boys find plethora of positives in their basketball season
Redmond Reporter - The Mustangs stayed glued to their home court last Saturday evening a half hour after experiencing a season-ending loss to Issaquah, getting in one last hang-out in their green-and-gold uniforms and doling out hugs to each other, their parents and the coaching staff. "It was, for sure, the best time I've ever had in my entire life," said Riley Brown, one of three seniors on the squad. Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 5:15 pm
New Visa Rule For Foreign Tech Couples Helps Some, Not All
KUOW-FM Seattle - ... news from the federal government: A blanket rule that barred their spouses from working will soon be lifted. Issaquah resident Sailaja Rachamadugu has been stuck in this predicament, unable to work. When she saw the news, she started calling friends ... Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 10:44 am
Rescued From Ruin: An Issaquah Home Gets New Life
Seattle - Unobstructed views of Lake Sammamish, courtesy of floor-to-ceiling windows that let light in everywhere, dominate the common areas of this modern home. At left, the lakefront home's exterior is sided in SIL-LEED, a fiber cement product that is designed to be impervious to moisture and the elements, crucial for a home so close to the water Like so many real estate love affairs, Sally Julien and Peter Loforte's began by accident. Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 6:09 pm
City may finally consider dog park
Issaquah Press - "I think there is general feeling a dog park would be beneficial to Issaquah," Danielle Githens, chairwoman of the Issaquah Park Board said. However, don't grab Fido and get him ready for a nice run just yet. Githens said the board is at the very beginning of discussions over a city-owned off-leash dog park and nothing [...] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 6:08 pm
Bombers away for Iron Goat
Spokane 7 - Iron Goat today bottled its first beers 420 cases of Head Butt IPA and Impaler Imperial IPA working with Issaquah-based Mobile Bottling Source . "It was pretty hectic, probably because we're not used to it," co-owner/brewer Paul Edminster says of the 4 -hour session. Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 6:08 pm
Vets advocate Dave Waggoner is honored as Hometown Hero
Issaquah Press - Issaquah doesn't forget. Not a Veterans Day or a Memorial Day goes by without a city celebration honoring the men and women who fought, or continue to fight, for this country's freedom. Issaquah and its residents won't forget those sacrifices anytime soon, because Dave Waggoner won't let them. Waggoner, Issaquah Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3436 quartermaster, is [...] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 6:07 pm
Editorial -- Get involved before decisions are made
Issaquah Press - People are upset about the elimination of City  Arborist Alan Haywood's position. He has been taking care of Issaquah's trees and plant life for nearly 30 years. Who will speak for the trees now? There is a gardener on the parks maintenance team, a certified arborist, who will now fill in when needed. Or the city will contract [...] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 6:07 pm
A canine D.A.D. who's just another member of the family
Issaquah Press - Emilia Kettman, 7, has a new tool to help her manage her diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes -- Reggie. Reggie, a 1 ˝-year-old black Labrador, is a diabetic alert dog in training to scent when Emilia's blood sugar levels are too far above or below the norm. Emilia's parents Julie and John said it was important [...] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 6:06 pm
Liberty's Conner Small comes up big with state wresting crown
Issaquah Press - Conner Small didn't achieve the dream of a lifetime on his own. The Liberty High School senior wrestler spent countless hours working toward a state championship with his father Bill. The process was a long and sometimes painful one -- Small finished fifth as a sophomore and third as a junior -- but it was ultimately [...] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 6:06 pm
Supporters still pushing for larger skate park
Issaquah Press - Supporters of a bigger footprint for the proposed new Issaquah skate park have taken their case to the Internet and hope to take it directly to Issaquah Mayor Fred Butler. As of Feb. 23, backers had 1,272 names on an electronic petition supporting the larger skate park, resident and park enthusiast Theresa Stoppard said. Stoppard said she [...] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 6:05 pm
The Beat -- Healthy food regulations need work
Issaquah Press - School cafeterias have never been renowned for their gourmet cuisine. Students especially, however, are criticizing the new regulations regarding school nutrition. The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 aimed to create a healthier menu in school cafeterias across the nation to increase student health. That includes limiting the maximum calories of a dish, increasing available fruits [...] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 6:05 pm
Liberty wins district girls basketball title
Issaquah Press - It's official. The Liberty High School girls basketball season is starting to feel mighty similar to one Cinderella-type playoff run the school witnessed in 2013. After the underdog Patriots knocked off No. 3-ranked White River in the District 2/3 tournament Feb. 18, the parallels to the Liberty soccer team's state-winning run are hard to miss. It's not quite [...] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 6:05 pm
Construction has started on Atlas project
Issaquah Press - Lennar Multifamily Communities announced in a press release that it began excavation last week on its Atlas multifamily community. Located west of downtown Issaquah at Northwest Gilman Boulevard and Seventh Avenue Northwest, Atlas will include three five-story buildings containing 344 apartments, approximately 450 parking stalls (including 310 secure underground stalls), a variety of indoor and outdoor [...] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 6:05 pm
Off The Press -- Welcome to a world with free speech, North Korea
Issaquah Press - My arrival was massively late, but last week I finally got around to seeing "The Interview," the highly controversial film that landed Sony Pictures Entertainment in hot water with the North Korean government. In case you missed it -- and chances are you have, since the movie was distributed to only a small handful of theaters [...] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 6:05 pm
Atlas project won't add traffic, city says
Issaquah Press - With one exception, the new Atlas project at Seventh Avenue Northwest and Northwest Gilman Boulevard will add essentially no traffic volume to neighboring intersections, according to city-mandated traffic studies. To be developed by Lennar Multifamily Communities, the Atlas project, already under construction, will consist of three five-story buildings with 344 dwelling units. Residents and visitors will [...] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 6:04 pm
Learn to love your Brussels sprouts again
Issaquah Press - This lovely recipe is the epitome of healthy and simple goodness. Crunchy shaved Brussels sprouts, combined with salty and delicious, hard Pecorino and whole walnut halves are the basis for this easy-to-prepare salad that goes well as a starter, or on it's own for a smaller meal. Brussels sprouts have been enjoying a very long, resurgent time [...] Read more...



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