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B2 • Wednesday, January 11, 2012

The Issaquah Press


Local truck driver is recognized for safety milestone

ParentMap presents a free Eastside preschool preview from 5-8 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth Street, Bellevue. Participating schools include the local Arbor Schools, Cougar Mountain Academy, Emerald Heights Academy, Giggly Wiggly Preschool, i9Sports, Sammamish Christian School & Noah’s Ark Preschool, Sunnybrook Montessori, TLC Montessori and Village Theatre. Learn more or RSVP at

Cheryl M. Wilson, of Issaquah, has been recognized by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association for eight years of safe, accident-free driving of a commercial tractor-trailer. Wilson has been driving professionally for eight years and currently hauls general freight. The OOIDA Safe Driving Award Program is sponsored by Shell Rotella and is designed to recognize and reward OOIDA members for their safe, accident-free years while operating a commercial vehicle. Safe driving awards are available to all eligible OOIDA members who qualify based upon the number of years for which the member has operated a commercial vehicle without being involved in a preventable accident.


ArtEAST receives $8,000 grant


Students wanted

The nutritional seminar “Ideal Protein” is at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 12 and noon Jan. 21 at Banic Chiropractic Clinic, 1505 N.W. Gilman Blvd., Suite No. 8. Call 313-9222. The Issaquah History Museums winter history program is at 11 a.m. Jan. 14 at the Depot Museum. Museum Director Erica Maniez will give an entertaining, illustrated overview of Issaquah’s history, illustrated with photographs and documents from the museum collections. This program is free to the public. Refreshments will be served. Call 392-3500 or Share stories at the slideshow and talk “The Future Remembered: The 1962 Seattle World's Fair and Its Legacy,” by authors Paula Becker and Alan J. Stein, at 7 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way. Free. Learn more at cfm#becker or call 392-5430. Cougar Mountain Academy’s eighth annual International Children’s Art Show is from 1-4 p.m. Jan. 18-19 in the auditorium at 5410 194th Ave. N.E. Admission is free. Bellewood Senior Living hosts a men’s breakfast, featuring guest speaker John Meany talking about fly-fishing, at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 19 at 3710 Providence Point Drive S.E. Cost is $5 per person. Call 391-2880 for reservations. The Toastmasters of Sammamish introduces the Gavel Club of Sammamish and Issaquah, designed to help students improve their abilities to communicate effectively. The club’s first meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 19 at Mary, Queen of Peace Parish, 1121 228th Ave. N.E., Sammamish. The club then meets every Thursday at 8 p.m. Learn more by calling David Hall at 427-9682 or emailing The Issaquah branch of the American Association of University Women’s general membership meeting, featuring guest

speaker Colleen Montoya, director of Seattle University’s Fostering Scholars Program, is at 10 a.m. Jan. 21 in the Eagle Room at Issaquah City Hall, 130 E. Sunset Way N.W. Learn more by emailing GriefShare, a grief support group, meets Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. Jan. 26 through April 26 at Issaquah Christian Church, 1038 Issaquah-Hobart Road. Register at 392-5848 or The Issaquah Highlands Chinese Heritage Club presents 2012 Year of the Dragon Celebration from 2:30-5:30 p.m. Jan. 28 in Blakely Hall, 2550 N.E. Park Drive. Learn Chinese New Year traditions, get your photo in traditional costumes, play games, eat food and watch a performance by U.S. Shaolin Kung Fu Academy. Learn more at Registration is open to form teams for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life Issaquah event. The relay involves teams of eight to 15 people taking turns circuiting a track to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. The event is from noon June 2 to 8 a.m. June 3 at the Skyline High School track, 1122 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish. All age groups are invited to participate. Contact Aimee Martin at 206-6744118 or

Fundraisers Hope on the Hill Guild presents its inaugural “Bounce for Hope” benefit for Seattle Children’s from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 16 at KidzBounce, 8178 304th Ave. S.E., Issaquah. Tickets are $15 for children ages 2-17. Kids younger than 2 and adults are free with a paying sibling or guest (otherwise a ticket must be purchased). Learn more or purchase tickets at

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p.m. Jan. 13 at the community center. Fee is $22. Call 837-3317. Middle School Dodgeball Tournament, for ages 11-14, is from 6-9 p.m. Jan. 20 at the community center. Fee is $24 per team, with 16-member maximum. Sign up by calling 837-3317. Snow Day!, for ages 5-11, featuring a snowball fight, winter crafts, games and snacks, is from 7-9 p.m. Jan. 17 at the community center. Call 837-3317.

Volunteers Issaquah History Museums needs volunteers to be docents greeting the public at the restored Train Depot, or at the old Town Hall and adjacent jail (or both). Also, help is needed with mailings and scanning of photos. Learn more by contacting Karen at or 392-3500.

Religion Live Q&As, “Why Should I Forgive,” is at 11 a.m. Jan. 12 and “Sports: What Really Counts” is at 11 a.m. Jan. 17 at the Christian Science Reading Room, 415 Rainier Blvd. N. Learn about the spiritual benefits of forgiveness. Call 392-8140.

Classes “Pay-What-You-Wish Yoga Class,” a weekly class for all levels taught by Ying, a registered yoga teacher and dancer, is from 8-9:15 p.m. Tuesdays through Feb. 28 at 4566 Klahanie Drive S.E. Register by emailing or go to ArtEAST offers the following workshops at its Art Center, 95 Front St. N., unless otherwise noted. Go to or call 996-8553. “Beginners Workshop in Poetry Writing” — 6:30-9:30 p.m. Jan. 11, Hailstone Class Annex, 232 Front St. N., $45 “Byzantine Bracelet” — 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 14, $100 “Visual Journaling: Saying More Than Words Can Say” — 5:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 15 to Feb. 5, $110 “Chainmail Bracelet” — 6:309:30 p.m. Jan. 17, $100 “Mud Pies: Clay Play for Parents and Children” — 2-4 p.m. Jan. 18, $10 per participant “Topics in Expressive Figure Drawing” — 6:30-9:30 p.m. Jan. 18, $55 ($185 for four sessions) “Pondering Pub” — 6-9 p.m. Jan. 19, $10 donation “Art for the Soul” — 9:30 a.m. to noon, Jan. 20, $18, Hailstone Class Annex, 232 Front St. N.

ArtEAST recently received an $8,000 grant from 4Culture’s Arts Facilities Capital Program. ArtEAST plans to use the funds to add to and improve its education space. The program supports quality projects by organizations and local governments throughout King County, and has invested more than $35 million in the past two decades. The program is offered every 12 to 24 months, and awards have ranged from $8,000 to $100,000 in recent cycles.

Local dentist is selected for Pierre Fauchard Academy board Dr. Barry A. Feder, of Issaquah, was recently recognized as the new board trustee for the Pierre Fauchard Academy Western USA Region, taking Dr. Barry A. Feder the oath of office Oct. 9 at the academy’s annual meeting in Las Vegas. Feder received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Washington and his Doctor of dental surgery from the University of Detroit. He served in the United States Army Reserve and retired a lieutenant colonel. Feder was inducted in 2000 as a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy and has served six years as the PFA Washington Section chairman. He is also a member of the American Dental Association, Washington State Dental Association, American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists, Academy of General Dentistry, Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity and the Kiwanis Club of Issaquah.

“Introduction to Encaustics” — 10

a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 22, $125

“Poetry Writing Workshop” —

6:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 25 to Feb. 29, $125, Hailstone Class Annex, 232 Front St. N. “Watercolors: Pushing the Puddle” — Fridays 2-4 p.m. Jan. 27 to Feb. 10, $125 “Wire, Wax and Fabric” — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 28-29, $175 The Issaquah Sportsmen's Club and AQA Personal Security offers a series of NRA Basic Pistol classes to the public Jan. 28 and 29 at 23600 S.E. Evans St. Space for additional students is still available. Register or learn more at or call 888-5538080, ext. 102, toll free. “Divorce Recovery,” a 12-week seminar for those going through separation or divorce or those trying to move on from divorce, is weekly from 7-9 p.m. Feb. 7 to April 23, at Pine Lake Covenant Church, 1715 228th Ave. S.E., Sammamish. Call 392-8636 or go to

Meet Boggy! This 1-year-old border collie mix is one big teddy bear — he’s eager to get as close as he can to your love and affection. Boggy enjoys a lot of play time outside and would make an excellent addition to a family with children who like playing hide and seek as much as he does!

Meet Madison! This charming 3-year-old cat is looking for a new adopter to be her playmate. Madison is the perfect cuddle companion and an even better buddy for play time — she never stops purring when you toss a toy around! This sweet and gentle girl will keep you company.

These pets may already have been adopted by the time you see these photos. If you’re interested in adopting these or other animals, contact the Humane Society for Seattle/King County at 641-0080, go to or email All adopted animals go home spayed/neutered, microchipped and vaccinated, with 30 days of free pet health insurance and a certificate for an examination by a King County veterinarian. The Seattle Humane Society is now open from noon to 6 p.m. seven days a week.


Local students make OSU honor roll

grade point average to be eligible for the dean’s list.

The following students were named to the Scholastic Honor Roll fall term at Oregon State University. To qualify, students must carry at least 12 graded hours of coursework and earn a 3.5 or higher grade point average. Issaquah: Sarah Jacobi and Devin O’Donnell North Bend: Shanna Howland Preston: Carter Michell Renton: Sarah Baker, Lauren Sewell and Alexander Van Sammamish: Kristin Nikaitani (4.0 average), Chris Dallas, Kyla Krueger and Ian Smith

Local students make dean’s list at EWU

Issaquah students make UP dean’s list The following Issaquah students recently made the 2012 fall semester dean’s list at the University of Portland: Kristen Gates, Kelsey Hu, Amanda Marques, Shelby Miller, Andrew Salmeri, and Sarah Underwood. Students need at least a 3.5

Issaquah Library The following events take place at the Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way. Call 392-5430. The library will be closed Jan. 16 in observance of Martin Luther King’s birthday Teen Zone — featuring games, books and special activities — 2:30 p.m. Jan. 12 “Preparing for Chemotherapy,” for adults, 7 p.m. Jan. 12 Meet the Author: Jennifer K. Chung, winner of the 33rd annual International 3-day Novel Contest and writer of “Terroryaki!”, for adults, 2 p.m. Jan. 21 “Food, Mood and You: Benefits of Healthy Food Choices for Cancer Survivors,” for adults, 7 p.m. Jan. 24 Book Club, for adults, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” by Rebecca Skloot, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 25 Teen Book Group — 3:30 p.m. Jan. 26 “Busting Myths About Breast Cancer,” for adults, 7 p.m. Jan. 31

Sammamish Library The following events take place at the Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E. The library will be closed Jan. 16 in observance of Martin Luther King’s birthday. Write to the Edge presents a writing workshop, sponsored by the Friends of the Sammamish Li-

The following students were named to Eastern Washington University’s dean’s list for the 2011 winter quarter. To qualify, undergraduate students must earn 12 quality hours and receive a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Issaquah: Leslie Abercombie, Aaron Abolofia, Mary Arthur, Chole Barcus, Sharon Davis, Steven Kakoczky, Shay Plunk and Brian Quan Renton: Solomon Askenaw, Justin Cottom, Brittany Cristel, Dane Fiedler, Dayle Gregory, Lisa Harris, Courtney Howard, Zenash Kasa, Donna Le, Jessica Miller, Rachael Newton, Melissa Payne, Amanda Peck, Addison Tatman, Duong Vu, Ryan Watson and Callie Weber Sammamish: Dana Brooks, Beverley Knigge, Nicole Kurtz, Ryan Llaneza, Dale Schlepp, Jeffrey White and Patrick White

brary, from 7-8:45 p.m. Tuesdays Jan. 10, 17 and 24 and Feb. 14, 21 and 28. To learn more, go to Poetry Group “Sammamish Poets Versus Paper,” for adults, 7 p.m. Jan. 11 Musik Nest, for children and families, 7:15 p.m. Jan. 11 “How to Start a Business,” for adults, 2 pm. Jan. 13 Mother Daughter Book Club: “Once Upon a Marigold,” by Jean Ferris, 1 p.m. Jan. 14 “Colon Cancer — New Techniques in Treatment,” for adults, 7 p.m. Jan. 18

Seniors Issaquah Valley Senior Center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday at 75 N.E. Creek Way. The following activities are open to people 55 and older. Call 392-2381. Nurse’s Clinic, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. first and third Tuesday Free transportation for grocery shopping, 1 p.m. Fridays Free art classes — 1-3 p.m. Fridays Weekly yoga classes — 1:302:30 p.m. Thursdays, $5 Activity Night — 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays Board games — 2 p.m. Wednesdays Books & More — 10:30-11:30 a.m. second and fourth Wednesdays


Wednesday,January 11,2012 • Vol.113,No.2 Locally owned since 1900 • 75 Cents Teacher recalls being milestone visitor to 1962 World’s Fair “T...


Wednesday,January 11,2012 • Vol.113,No.2 Locally owned since 1900 • 75 Cents Teacher recalls being milestone visitor to 1962 World’s Fair “T...