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Saturday, March 28, 2015 -- 12:00 pm
April 1 program can teach resident humans to deal with resident bears
Issaquah Press - NEW -- Noon March 28, 2015 "We've been getting a lot of complaints," said Kim Chandler, a Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife enforcement officer for King County. Warm weather has brought the area's robust population of black bears out of hibernation early, and the Klahanie neighborhood has been the source of many of those complaints or [...] Read more...
Saturday, March 28, 2015 -- 6:00 am
Apply by April 13 for ISF scholarship
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 6 a.m. March 28, 2015 The Issaquah Schools Foundation has created a new scholarship to help Issaquah School District juniors and graduating seniors continue their educational journey. The foundation's new Impact Scholarship will be awarded to students who submit essays about the ways foundation-funded programs have enriched their education. The Impact Scholarship will be awarded in [...] Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 1:52 pm
William K. Jarvis
Issaquah Press - William K. Jarvis, of Alaska, formerly of Fall City and Issaquah, passed away Feb. 4, 2015. A service will be Sunday, March 29, at Lake Wilderness Lodge in Maple Valley. Photos and service details at www.flintofts.com. -- Flintoft's Funeral Home, 392-6444 Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 6:00 am
Sen. Mark Mullet to host town hall March 28
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 6 a.m. March 27, 2015 Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah, will host a town hall meeting in Issaquah on Saturday, March 28, to discuss the events of the 2015 legislative session so far and field questions from constituents. "There are several major issues in play this session that I'm sure people would like to weigh in [...] Read more...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 -- 10:01 pm
Best employer list: Marathon near top
TheCourier.com - ... in Findlay. Topping the overall best employers list was Google of Mountain View, California. Costco Wholesale of Issaquah, Washington, was ranked second. Rounding out the top five after Marathon Petroleum were The Container Store of Coppell, Texas; ... Read more...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 -- 3:00 pm
Enroll now for FISH "Super Salmon Sleuths"
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 3 p.m. March 26, 2015 Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery is accepting reservations in its preschool program "Super Salmon Sleuths." Designed for ages 3-6, it is the perfect introduction to the salmon lifecycle for imaginative and active young children. Parents may enroll children for this hour-and-a-half program at the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery by visiting the [...] Read more...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 -- 2:10 pm
Costco building store at former Showcase Cinemas property
Business Journal - ... Plaza, a partnership associated with Louisville-based Kaden Companies , as Business First previously reported . Issaquah, Wash.-based Costco operated 671 warehouse stores as of December 2014, according its annual report , including 474 in the United ... Read more...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 -- 1:24 pm
Calendar -- March 26 to April 1
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Thursday, March 26, 2015 -- 12:26 pm
Learn about being a school board member at information night
Sammamish Review - Community members interested in serving on the Issaquah School Board can learn about the process for applying and running for office at an informational meeting April 2. Read more...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 -- 6:00 am
Local reps host telephone town hall March 26
Issaquah Press - NEW -- 6 a.m. March 26, 2015 Fifth District state Reps. Jay Rodne, R-Snoqualmie, and Chad Magendanz, R-Issaquah, are holding a telephone town hall from 6-7 p.m. March 26. The dial-in number for the event is 425-201-0709. During the call, participants can ask questions, vote in surveys or simply hear the latest news from the state Legislature. Learn more [...] Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 5:45 pm
The Beat -- Photo of the Month
Issaquah Press - Full story available at Issaquah Press Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 5:37 pm
Let's Talk About It -- Why do teens use drugs?
Issaquah Press - Issaquah High School students take four semesters of health between sixth and 12th grade, heralding the emotional and physical danger of substance abuse. That, believe me, is plenty. Why, then, does drug abuse persist among teenagers? That's a complicated question. One factor is other people. Some teens frequently see drug use in their friend circles, the media [...] Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 5:35 pm
Student athletes and the consequences of drugs
Issaquah Press - Among student athletes, the pressure to do drugs, both recreational and performance-enhancing, may seem to run high. However, the opposite is actually true. The pressure not to take part in drug use, due to strong punishments and repercussions, keeps athletes clean and less liable to the harmful effects of drugs. While they are exposed to the same [...] Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 5:34 pm
A foundation to a clean lifestyle
Issaquah Press - Peer pressure to experiment with drugs and alcohol regularly plague teenagers in today's society. The two main factors that can galvanize a clean lifestyle are whom you choose to spend time with, and what sorts of positions you put yourself in. "The most effective ways to quit drug use is to eliminate aspects of your life that [...] Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 5:33 pm
Clearing the smoke about drug users
Issaquah Press - The negative stereotypes that label drug users as mindless and problematic are too generalized for such a diverse group of people. *Jason Smith is a Liberty High School student and substance abuser. He acknowledges the negatives of doing drugs. "When I did my homework high, I could write better, but my grades still suffered," he said. "I [...] Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 5:32 pm
Role model shows recovery is possible
Issaquah Press - Most substance abusers think recovery is impossible, or simply not worth it. Jerry Blackburn tells his story to prove everyone wrong. He started abusing substances as a teenager, and understands the painful downward cycle of addiction. "As with many who struggle with substance use disorders, I always believed I was in control," he said in an interview [...] Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 5:08 pm
The Beat -- Hot List
Issaquah Press - Movie: 'The Imitation Game'  Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley, "The Imitation Game" has received a wide array of popularity recently. The movie is based on the true story of the life of British genius Alan Turing, who was instrumental in cracking the codes of Germany's World War II Enigma machine. Called "absolutely heart-wrenching" by many [...] Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 5:03 pm
The Beat -- Teen Talk
Issaquah Press - What do you think about the legalization of marijuana? Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 1:40 pm
Editorial -- Fido needs a leash when on our trails
Issaquah Press - King County Sheriff's deputies have recently added dog duty to the list of things they monitor while they're patrolling the trails and parks. It's the law: Dogs must be leashed when we take them along on our hikes. That goes not just for the county but also for hiking trails on the Department of Natural Resources lands, [...] Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 1:39 pm
Off The Press -- Hey, big government, keep your mitts off my barbecue
Issaquah Press - I'm a live-and-let-live kinda guy. As long as what you do doesn't bother what I do, I usually don't have a problem with it, legal issues aside. Well, now I might have a beef with the Environmental Protection Agency. It seems the EPA is encroaching on my territory, specifically, my backyard. That's where I keep my barbecue [...] Read more...



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