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Officer Nathan Lane fills out a witness statement in a domestic violence incident on the hood of his patrol car. DV cases are some of the most dangerous for officers. Below, Dustin Huberdeau talks to a speeder on Newport Way. CELESTE

Sammamish passes new regulations on soliciting BY KEVIN ENDEJAN KENDEJAN@ISSAQUAHREPORTER.COM

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“You may be the nicest person in the world, and we’re looking to see if you have a gun.”

fficer Nathan Lane cruises through the Issaquah Highlands, cracking jokes about cops and donuts, when a call breaks through the radio – a report of domestic violence. Urgency displaces the easy banter, and he turns his car sharp for Cougar Mountain. “Who is it?” he asks dispatch. Lane, known for his Rolodex memory, can recall faces, past crimes and current warrants like a Jeopardy champion. The victim’s name is important, but the one that pops up on the screen is a surprise. A young man once arrested for one crime is now the victim of another. The victim isn’t the most honest of people, Lane says. He learns the incident is long over, and his concern cools. Officers won’t be breaking up a fight – probably. Police don’t assume what’s probable though. They prepare for the worst.

– Officer Brian Horn A block from the victim’s home, three officers take notes about a fistfight between roommates. The man points to bruises starting to appear on his face and to his pocket from where he says he lost a couple hundred dollars. Placing him into the patrol car to search for the roommate, Lane continues assessing the situation. Whose home is it? Who lives there, he asks. “Is there a gun in this house?” “Um, no. Yeah, I’m pretty sure, no,” the complainant hesitates.

“Are you sure?” Lane hollers. His tone demands certainty. It’s the victim’s home; he should know. “Is there a gun at this place?” “Yeah, I’m sure,” he finally nods. Domestic violence cases are some of the most dangerous police handle. Often, victims turn on officers to defend their abuser, and there are frequently polar opposite views of what happened. Issaquah Police take the reports so seriously, they require supervisors SEE POLICE, 3

Solicitors who have committed a crime within the last decade won’t sell goods in Sammamish anytime soon. The city council passed a new ordinance Tuesday that requires criminal background checks, limits hours of door-to-door solicitation and requires vendors to obey by signs that clearly display “no soliciting.” “We now have an ordinance that replaces basically nothing,” Councilman Tom Vance said. “We had nothing before.” The city previously required solicitors obtain licenses, but now they will be subjected to background checks. Applicants will be denied if they have been convicted of a crime directly related to the sale or representation of any goods within 10 years, including, but not limited to burglary, theft and fraud. The council hopes the added regulation will help quash the threat of door-to-door salespeople related to theft rings — a growing problem in Sammamish. Solicitors will also be subject to new time constraints, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Previously, there was no SEE SOLICITING, 8

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the jewelry designer’s eyes to talk about what she went through to get to this point. Her childhood spanned the last years of Mao’s Cultural Revolution. She remembers waving a little red flag and learning anti-imperialist slogans in school. When she moved from the countryside to Bejing, she faced discrimination for her rural background and had no choice but to live in slums. Her American ex-husband, whom she met in Beijing, was a buyer for a jewelry business that concentrated on pearls. She worked hands-on with the girls assembling the jewelry and gradually introduced her own designs. These were so good that the wholesaler began copying them, placing the designs in Beijing retail outlets. In 2002, she and her ex-husband moved to the U.S. to the Everett area. Zhang held jewelry show fundraisers at hospitals in Western and Eastern Washington, where she got to keep a percentage of the profits. She moved to Bellevue two years ago to open her shop with her husband, James Rivera, a former Microsoft employee.

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to respond, and no officer goes alone. For the men in blue, officer safety is the rhythm by which they work. It guides their path to every car and through every bar. While the department hasn’t changed its approach since a shooter targeted six officers at Clark Elementary School last September, it grew ever more certain about the importance of remembering the right steps. Issaquah won a national award, honorable mention at TOP COPS, after that incident for how the officers secured the community and took down the shooter before someone else was injured. While Issaquah Police won’t release the details from the incident until after a formal inquest, the men and their experiences are at work in Issaquah. At the Cougar Mountain home, officers don’t find the accused man. He has a warrant, which means certain arrest. The victim thinks he’s hiding in the woods. Officers record a statement, collect witness phone numbers and take photos of the man’s bruises. They wrap up in about an hour. To an outsider, Lane’s assessment seems an overreaction. For the officer, it’s about staying safe. “Anything can happen,” Lane says. “Remember that.”

SCENARIOS On a quiet Monday morning, country music hums through Officer Dustin Huberdeau’s radio when he clocks a man going 11 mph over on Newport Way – a hefty fine for a school zone. He flips on his red and blue lights, calls in the driver’s plate numbers and parks with his front bumper a foot into the road, like a safety cone. The car’s position provides a wider berth from traffic and fire cover in case the stop goes awry. Slipping around his car door, the fresh-faced officer presses a couple of fingers on the car’s taillight, a trick he learned at the police academy. If he gets shot, investigators will be able to lift his prints off the car in question.

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The approach also positions Huberdeau in the man’s blind spot. He stops at the B-pillar, just behind the driver, who is angry about the stop. While the plate numbers give a clue, officers never know who they’re really pulling over. The man could have a warrant, or the car could be stolen. “You always got to be prepared for the worst,” Huberdeau says, as he wedges his fingers underneath a tight bullet-proof vest and pulls it down from his neck. “The moment you’re not, they’re going to take advantage of it.” Despite the driver’s rudeness, the officer drops the ticket to 30 mph, which saves him around $100. The rest of the day’s stops go with the same attention to safety. Just a decade ago Issaquah lengthened its police academy from three months to five. Today, it can take eight or nine months of training for officers to be on their own. Huberdeau is a product of that longer training. However, for Issaquah Police, training never stops. In addition to regular time at the station gun range, officers now go through more force-onforce simulations. Officers team up and practice live scenarios using “simunition” – paint bullets projected by gunpowder. That training came into use for Officer Brian Horn, who was among six officers who responded to the Issaquah shooter in September. The best training is the type that gets as close to real life as possible, he said. Lessons learned from the practice range were so ingrained into his thinking, they kicked in without him even realizing it. A million thoughts ran through his mind that day – position of cover, citizens and protocol. He also thought about the law, he said. “Using force, no matter what type, has to be justified.” Officers continually work through scenarios in their minds, said Cmdr. Scott Behrbaum. The department also studies cases from other agencies and applies the lessons learned to Issaquah. Every department makes mistakes, but Issaquah wants to make sure it’s learning from them, he said.

Officer Brian Horn writes a citation for a shoplifter in the Issaquah Commons Parking lot. Celeste gracey, Issaquah & Sammamish Reporter

Cpl. P. Fairbanks checks doornobs at a business off State Route 900 to make sure its secure after hours. Celeste gracey, Issaquah & Sammamish Reporter Likewise, Horn often ran those “what if ” scenarios, but never had the September situation crossed his mind – an unprovoked shooter unloading 11 bullets at police. “I tell officers, ‘put that scenario in your head,’” he said. Almost every officer in the department has reviewed the case, and thought through how they would have handled it. No officer wants to face the decision to use lethal force. Some have 40-year careers and never confront with the situation. Others will deal with it multiple times throughout their lives, Behrbaum said. “It’s just the luck of the draw.”

SECOND FAMILY Officer Tom Griffith slides his hand on top of his gun to protect it as he passes through a crowd at a bar. Saturday night is prime time for over-service, a “big” issue in Issaquah. Officer Lane, who can bench press 530 pounds, moves a few paces ahead, when a customer exclaims, “Did you see the size of that guy’s neck?” Bar checks shouldn’t be done alone, Griffith says. There are too many people and too much opportunity. Despite the police presence, the scene is cheery. A few people dance with their mixed drinks and cheap beers, occasionally slipping glances at the men in blue. “It’s like being in a fish bowl,” Griffith says. “Everyone is looking at you.” A dozen chummy customers extend their hands and greet the officers by their last names – the only thing visible on their uniforms. In reality, some of them have or someday could be arrested by the pair. Likewise bartenders come from behind their taps and volunteer reports on the evening – no problems, no one is even drunk yet, the bar down the street is hopping

tonight. Griffith, whose white hair doesn’t fit into the crowd, stands against a wall to protect his back, and his partner does the same at the front door. While teasing women and impressed men crowd around Lane – his physique is often a conversation piece – he searches for Griffith’s eyes 20 feet away. They know each other so well, they can communicate with just a glance. That camaraderie is ingrained in Issaquah police and plays a role in how they watch out for each other. Even dispatch can tell if an officer needs backup from their tone. For officers, the department is a second family. With only 32 sworn staff in Issaquah, the officers not only know each other’s strengths and their favorite radio stations, but their families intermix. They’ve even been occasionally known to help each other out with home projects. Spotting a driver with a broken mirror, Cpl. P. Fairbanks hits his lights. The driver slams on his breaks and pulls left into the median. While Fairbanks checks the man’s papers, a second officer pulls behind. He’s a part of the squad – a sergeant, corporal and three officers – and the median isn’t the best place to stop. “They’re your safety net,” Fairbanks says. “You never know when things are going to go bad.” While squads watch out for each other, safety is ultimately a personal responsibility. It’s important that officers don’t get complacent or slip into routine thinking. Some safety comes with training. Other times it’s gut instinct, Horn said. Police study the way people react to them, their situation and even look for possible weapons. “You may be the nicest person in the world, and we’re looking to see if you have a gun,” he said.

See the lights? If you get pulled over, help officers stay safe by following these tips. - Don’t slam on your breaks. - Pull over slowly on the right side of the road and if possible off the road completely. - Stay in your vehicle unless instructed otherwise. - Avoid unnecessary or quick movements. Don’t dive for papers before an officer gets to your car. Wait until they ask for your license and registration before opening your glove box or reaching under your seat. - If you pass a traffic stop, give the officer space. When officers drive, they’re also constantly looking for sketchy situations, like a person walking aimlessly around a parking garage or a closed car dealership. While catching “bad guys” in the act doesn’t happen as often as police like, it is a nice way to make a career, Fairbanks said. Most officers get into policing for the same reasons – excitement and pace – but it also comes with honor. Officer Huberdeau finds motivation in the infrequent opportunities to make major differences in people’s lives, he said. “It’s the stuff you can’t measure.” Attention to safety is what allows officers to make those impacts and to return home to loved ones, Behrbaum said. “When you have a bullet that hits a foot from your head, it makes you go home and hug your kids,” Horn said, saying he tells other officers, “Say goodbye to your kids whenever you leave, because you never know if you’re going to come back.” Issaquah Reporter staff writer Celeste Gracey can be reached at 425-391-0363, ext. 5052.


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Legislators are inching forward on balancing the state budget

s the cartoon on this page shows, it’s do or die time for legislators of both political parties to come up with a budget. Let’s hope they do. We haven’t given up on the Dems and GOP finding a way to fill the hole in the budget. However, the special session ends next week and no one wants to see lawmakers called back into session for another 30 days. Remember, the Legislature unsuccessfully tried to balance the budget in another special session last December before the regular session even started. House Democrats presented a new budget Wednesday, offering some compromise on some key points. It’s a welcome move. They’ve wisely agreed to eliminate some early retirement benefits for state workers who will be hired after July 1. Union leaders hate this, but it’s not as if it’s a partisan plank. After all, not only Republicans, but also Democratic Gov. Chris Gregoire are in favor of this. We suspect Democrats have been antsy because this is an election year and they don’t want to irritate one of the key supporters – unions. Democrats also have dropped the a ploy to balance the budget by delaying a payment to public schools from this budget cycle to the next. That doesn’t solve the problem, but only pushes the issue to the next Legislature to fix. Who know, maybe the economy will be humming by then. But we doubt it. Democrats also would repeal voter-approved I-728, which would reduce class size. Reducing class size may be good, but there’s no money to pay for it. Besides, the Legislature has put this off before due to the tanking economy. Earlier this week, key legislators from both parties, Democrat Speaker of the House Frank Chopp and Republican Sen. Joe Zarelli, met with Gov. Gregoire and even were seen shaking hands after the meeting so maybe there is hope. We know the budget problem is difficult. After all, the state has a $500 million hole in the budget cycle that ends in 2013. Democrats and Republicans, the House and Senate, will reach agreement on a budget – sooner or later. Let’s hope for sooner.

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LETTERS MONEY FOR PARKS

At a recent Sammamish City Council meeting the Parks and Recreation Department and some of its allies on the council took issue with a suggestion for a system to count the number of citizens making use of the parks, and to use this counting in planning current and future city parks and recreation budgets. I want to commend John Curley and other council members who are in favor of the very logical idea of setting up a process to count how many people actually use the city parks and in what way. The Parks Department lobbies for ever increasing spending for parks but objects to counting how many people actually use the parks. Really? A classic example of out of control spending by unelected bureaucrats. As one would also expect, the Parks Department and its allies on the council are eager to have the so called Community Center project put up for a vote of the taxpayers, but what exactly would the taxpayers be voting on? Last year a wildly optimistic plan and budget was created by advocates for the center. Many questions remained unanswered and the cost was still too high. But look at the history of city projects: Even a relatively simple project like the East

Lake Sammamish Parkway Phase B, or adding a simple driveway to the Activity Center run wildly over budget. What does this imply about the city’s ability to accurately determine the cost of building and operating a complex like the Community Center? A valid ballot initiative for the Community Center isn’t possible based on the current plan. Saying “No” to new projects will never be as exciting or rewarding in the short term as envisioning, constructing and operating shining new city recreational monuments. But saying “No,” and maintaining a balanced fiscally responsible city budget that delivers the TRUE “vital city services” during the coming decades is the highest duty of our city government. Those on the council and a city manager who pursue this proper goal by saying “No” are to be commended. Jeffrey Weems, Sammamish

VOTE ‘YES’ FOR THE BOND

There are so many wonderful reasons to live in Issaquah. I love the salmon hatchery, the miles of untouched forests, hiking trails and the Village Theatre. But it is the community of Issaquah that I am most proud of – friendly, helpful and always willing to do the work required to make a difference. I am lucky to be raising my three children in Issaquah and proud of our

great schools where students are receiving a top-notch education despite the fact that Issaquah continues to get the short end of the funding stick in Olympia. I am urging you to vote YES for the Issaquah School District’s bond campaign. Voting yes on this maintenance bond allows some of our oldest schools to be rebuilt at a time when construction costs are at a historic low. Voting yes ensures that leaky roofs, broken boilers and flickering lights are repaired. Voting yes will allow for the Issaquah School District to continue to develop and expand technical and career training options so that all kids have access to the education they need to be successful. But most critically, voting yes protects Issaquah School District’s operational dollars and keeps that money in the classroom to be spent on teachers, curriculum and training. The bond committee carefully crafted this bond package to take advantage of long-term economic conditions that may never be available to us again. And, when we pass this new bond package, our taxes will still decrease from current levels. Win, win, win! Please help me in investing in the future of our kids by voting yes for the bond. Kristen Allen-Bentsen, Issaquah

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Council delays bag ban from lack of public input Issaquah businesses would be required to charge 5 cents for paper alternatives

Exemptions · Plastic bags would still be allowed for meat, bulk foods, fruits and vegetables, small hardware items, newspapers, dry cleaning, bakery goods and take out. · Low income households and food banks would be exempt from the five cent paper bag charge.

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Plastic bags still have a fighting chance in Issaquah. City Council decided to put a hold on its plan to ban them from grocery stores Monday, so it could rally more public interest. It’s planning to hold an extra council meeting this April to debate the issue further. While most councilmembers held off discussing the ordinance, several people took the podium. Only a few residents came forward Monday. The law would ban single-use plastic bags altogether and force store owners to sell paper bags at 5 cents each. Those paper bags have to have 40 percent recycled material, which means clothes retailers couldn’t use higherquality bags. Representatives from the environment community pointed to the impact of plastic bags on marine life, including an incident where scientists found 20 pieces of plastic bag in the stomach of a dead whale in Puget Sound. The city estimates that Issaquah residents go through about 10 million plastic

Holly Chisa, from the Northwest Grocery Association, gives a public comment supporting Issaquah’s proposed bag ban. Celeste gracey, Issaquah & Sammamish Reporter bags each year. Save Lake Sammamish asked the city to consider even tougher plastic ordinances, including banning plastic bottles. Bags are higher risk, because they fly from landfills. Janet Wall, a resident, said she once chased a garbage truck a quarter of a mile, because it was “spewing” plastic bags out the back. Not everyone agreed that banning the bags at the checkout counter would improve the environment. “I don’t believe we have a plastic bag problem, I believe we have a litter prob-

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courage residents to use, aren’t as sanitary. Scientists have found they have a high rate of bacteria, he said. So far, grocery groups have been supportive. The 5 cent charge for the paper bags helps the stores recover costs. Stores have tried education, stickers on the doors and signs in the parking lots, and they haven’t been able to get customers to switch to reusable bags, said Holly Chisa with the Northwest Grocery Association. However, not all businesses are as supportive, said Eileen Barber, a city councilmember. “I heard over and over again that the impact of this ordinance would be huge on their business,” she said, after agreeing to give the issue more time. “The more I dig, the more I understand it, the more questions I have.”

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Sammamish native recognized for innovative energy powder Skyline graduate and current Purdue University student Chris MacPherson, along with business partner Andrew Linfoot, recently grabbed second place in Purdue’s Burton D. Morgan Business Plan competition for their product, Pure Kyk Energy. The flavor-neutral powder can be added to any liquid, turning it into an energy drink. The product, which Chris MacPherson contains a combination of caffeine, amino acids, B vitamins and natural herbs, is said to provide the same boost you get from coffee. It can be put in anything, from orange juice to iced tea. The powder, which the pair say is FDA compliant, is being sold on Amazon and near the school in West Lafayette, Ind. MacPherson graduated from Skyline in 2010. He and Linfoot won $10,000 for their efforts.

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Cindy Houot was positive the email was a prank. An order for 75 ceramic cupcakes was big in itself. Add in that it was to be delivered in three days to an unnamed member of the British Royal Family and her radar hit high alert. “I was about to call my friends and say, ‘Ha, ha, you’re not very funny,’” Houot said. An international phone call answered by a woman with a British accent confirmed there was nothing fake about it. “I was flattered that they liked my style and they liked my designs,” said, Houot, who worked night and day to successfully ship the products to England.

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The quick turnaround was a success. “They absolutely loved it,” she said, noting she signed her name to every single piece along with Sammamish, Wash., USA. While all her orders might not be as prestigious as the British Royal Family, the local artist and her business, Angel Heart Designs, continue to garner worldwide exposure with recent

orders sent to Mumbai, India and Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Based out of her home along 228th Avenue Southeast — in the large yellow structure most Sammamish residents know as the “goat house” — Houot produces a wide variety of ceramic creations. She officially started Angel Heart Designs as a painter in 1982 in California, but has grown the business the last 14 years from her Sammamish home. Right now, her most popular items revolve around anything cupcakes. She makes themed trinket boxes, cookie jars, night lights, bud vases, business card holders, clocks and more. The popularity of cupcakes has SEE ANGEL HEART, 8

Sammamish native Evan Johnsen has been named program director of The First Tee of Greater Seattle, following two years in various roles with the nonprofit association. Among his new responsibilities at the youth development organization, he will oversee the professional coaching staff and a volunteer network of more than 200 adults. Johnsen, who lives in Seattle, has worked at several area golf courses and competes in amateur events. The former captain of the Evan Johnsen golf teams at Skyline High School and at Claremont McKenna College was voted MVP by teammates at both schools. He is a 2005 graduate of Claremont where he earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and legal studies.

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restrictions on a time someone could come knocking. The time is comparable to other sister communities, falling in the middle. Issaquah currently has a 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., while Redmond is 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. It is also now clearly stated that it is a violation to solicit on premises that clearly display a “no solici-

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by home owners. Tuesday’s approval passed with a 4-1 vote, with councilmembers John Curley and Tom O’Dell absent. The only dissenting vote came from Ramiro Valderrama, who was concerned about how it would impact small businesses. “I see this as attacks on legitimate businesses and I think it’s going to end up being a cost to the city in time,” he said. Community member Mary Jo Kahler voiced her concerns, claiming the ordinance had too many loopholes designed to protect the solicitor and not the property owner.

“The public safety role of the city is to protect its citizens, not the commercial interests of anyone who has broken faith with law abiding citizens,” she said. “In the past six weeks, I have found not one person who was comfortable with solicitors coming to their door.” Councilwoman Nancy Whitten agreed the new rules might not be perfect, but said they are better than none. “Frankly, I wish we could ban outright solicitation on our doors,” she said. “I think given our legal constraints that we have, something is better than nothing.”

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grown so much that she started another website to compliment Angel Heart Designs, called cupcakesandteaceramics.com. She also sells her products on ETSY.com, a website similar to Amazon.com that focuses on selling the work of home-based artists. While a large chunk of Houot’s business comes from Internet sales, she also offers some other opportunities, including ceramics classes and tea parties in a goat shed turned tea room. Those who attend classes or tea parties also get the perk of interacting with Sammamish’s most famous goats — 13-year-old Mack and the two newest additions 3-month old Rusty and 2-month old Henry. Houot spent the last week pumping out about 100 ceramic roses, what she calls “roses that never die,” to send to the Nashville Women’s Show. The amount of items produced week to week varies on orders, but Houot never struggles to find the time or space. She works out of five rooms in her home, including her garage studio, a pouring room, a multipurpose room, an upstairs studio and the tea room. Houot, who has been married to her husband, Robert, the last 35 years and has three adult sons, admits she couldn’t think of a better way to earn a living. “I don’t think I’ll ever make a million dollars doing what I do, but it keeps me busy, it’s fun and it’s happy art,” she said. “I love doing it.”

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important, or does your child need a place where he or she is encouraged to develop at their own pace? Here are some specific characteristics that you should consider in determining what you and your child want.

Type of camp Generally, overnight camps are coed, all boys, all girls, or brother and sister. In a coed camp, there may be extensive interaction between boys and girls through activities or through the use of common facilities such as waterfront and dining hall. Brother/sister camps may provide for some social interaction, but normally they have separate activities and facilities for boys and

girls. They may be located adjacent to each other or may be miles apart. Sleepaway camps provide a summer residential program where campers enjoy daily and evening activities.

Next, consider the costs Nonprofit camps, such as “Y” camps, are less expensive than private sleepaway. Make a careful assessment of your family’s financial limitations regarding camp costs. How much would you have to pay to feed, entertain, provide childcare, and so forth, if your child stays home for all or part of a summer? Be sure to estimate the extras that are involved in going to camp. Extras may include a camp uniform, charges for trips, transportation, the cost of visiting the camp, and the extra spending money needed by your child. Third, remember that a good camp experi-

ence can be a long-term investment that will affect many other areas of your child’s life.

What size is best? Camps may vary in size from under 100 campers to more than 400. Smaller camps may foster a very special environment where campers and staff really get to know each other, and where individual needs can be quickly met. Large camps are often organized into small units thus making it possible to receive the same kind of attention offered by a smaller camp. This is a complex issue that will require special attention and investigation. In a good camp there may be little correlation between size and the quality of the total camp experience.

search for a camp by looking in one state or by choosing an arbitrary distance from home. More important than distance, are the related questions involving camp environment, security, medical facilities, and accessibility.

Check programs and activities Camps have all kinds of program offerings. Camps in which a camper would devote a majority of his or her time to one activity are often referred to as Specialty Camps. In these camps, staff and facilities are geared to provide an intensive experience in a single area. Most general camps will provide programs in some team sports such as baseball and soccer, individual sports like tennis, and waterfront activities such as swimming

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Sammamish Presbyterian Church will offer two preschool summer camps for children 3-5 from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday from July 9-12 and August 13-16. Cost is $100 for the first child and $85 for each sibling per week. The church is located at 22522 NE Inglewood Hill Road. Download a registration form at www.glorydayspreschool.org. For more information, contact Heather Choco at 425.868.5186 x128 or heatherchoco@spconline.org.

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and sailing, as well as some outdoor life options in hiking and canoeing. Many of these camps also provide campers with the opportunity to get extra instruction in any of the areas that are offered. Consider these questions: 1. Will the program encourage the child to try new things or things he or she is not skilled in?

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AROUND TOWN Concert in the Park schedule for 2012 Sammamish will enter its 12th year of Summer Concerts in the

Park with eight events in July and August. The annual event will begin at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 12 at Pine Lake Park with a performance by The Spyrographs — a 1960s-style pop band. All shows begin at 6:30 p.m.

and last until about 8 p.m. Overflow parking for the free concerts is available at the Pine Lake Park & Ride. A free shuttle is provided. 2012 schedule July 12 — The Spyrographs (‘60s pop)

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Gloria Fletcher has been named President of Sound Publishing, Inc. Fletcher comes to Sound from Gatehouse Media, where she was Regional Vice President responsible for 85 publications spread over 13 states based in Joplin, Mo. Prior to Gatehouse, she was Division Vice President for Community Newspaper Holdings from 2000 to 2007, responsible for their Oklahoma group. She also worked for American Publishing Company from 1988 to 1999, after beginning her career working for a small daily in Woodward, Okla., in 1985. She is an honors graduate of the University of Oklahoma and serves on the board of directors of the Local Media Association (formerly Suburban Newspapers of America). Gloria is married with two sons, ages 14 and 17, and she and her family are excited about the move to Gloria Fletcher Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. She will take up her new position in April and will be relocating her family over the summer. “I’m honored to join Sound Publishing and Black Press,” Fletcher said. “I’m anxious to be on-site to learn about the area, the plethora of print and digital news products and really get to know the many talented people who produce them. My family and I are very excited to get there.” Fletcher’s appointment was announced March 26 by Rick O’Connor, Chief Operating Officer of Black Press of Victoria, B.C., Sound Publishing’s parent company, and company owner David Black. “David and I are excited about the quality of leadership that Gloria brings to her new position and we hope to build on the new acquisitions we announced in the fall of last year,” O’Connor said. O’Connor thanked both Josh O’Connor and Lori Maxim, vice presidents of Sound Publishing, for their leadership and guidance of Sound over the past two years. He also thanked executives Mark Warner and Don Kendall for their work in bringing both the Port Angeles and Sequim newspapers into the Sound group over the past few months. “Gloria is inheriting a group of publishing titles and websites that I think is poised for strong growth given the quality of assets, the health of the marketplace and talented employees,” O’Connor said. Based in Poulsbo and Bellevue, Sound Publishing owns and operates 38 community newspapers, including the Issaquah & Sammamish Reporter, and 14 Little Nickel publications in the greater Puget Sound area. In fall of 2011, Sound Publishing added the Peninsula Daily News (Port Angeles), Sequim Gazette and Forks Forum to their community newspaper holdings. Collectively, Sound Publishing has circulation of 773,126. Sound Publishing’s broad household distribution blankets the greater Puget Sound region, extending northward from Seattle to Canada, south to Salem, Ore., and westward to the Pacific Ocean.


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Eastlake captured the pom championship at the 4A state dance and drill competition March 24 at the Yakima Valley SunDome, seven points in front of second place Moses Lake. Along with the first place finish in pom, Eastlake also earned exceptional ratings in dance, good for third place, and kick, where they finished fourth. Issaquah earned three exceptional ratings from the judges on the day, finishing fourth in military, sixth in hip hop and fifth in pom.

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When Eastlake head soccer coach Adam Gervis and his Wolves began their defense of the 4A state title this year, just as they always have during his 11 seasons leading the program, coaches and players took turns going through introductions. The difference this season was that they actually needed them. After losing 12 seniors off last year’s team, Gervis knew he would be relying on some new faces in 2012. What he didn’t know was a new United States Soccer Federation regulation would leave him with a team that had no varsity playing experience to speak of. “They are a great bunch of kids,” Gervis said. “But they are not a team.” Participation with prep squads along with Development Academy teams was briefly allowed by U.S. Soccer but in 2012, top players around the area were again forced to choose. Gervis lost three returning varsity players to the rule in midfielder Sam Langston and defenders Mark Matula and Michael Gallagher. Tosh Samkange and Jack Hormsby, both freshmen, elected to play with the Sounders FC “pre-academy” team rather than the Wolves. Sammamish rival Skyline is coming off the first state final appearance in school history and a season with only three losses, all to Eastlake. But the ruling has left head coach Don Braman without junior forward James Molyneux-Elliot, a would-be starter who has turned instead to assisting Braman and the Spartans coaching staff. “He has contributed by running portions of our trainings and helping with game management decisions,” Braman said. “He has earned the respect of his

Eastlake coach Adam Gervis rejoices with his team after winning the 4A state championship last year. KEVIN ENDEJAN, Issaquah & Sammamish Reporter peers and I feel fortunate to have some- years before taking the pitch for UCLA one with his experience on our staff.” and being drafted by the New England Crossfire Premier and Sounders FC Revolution with the third overall selecAcademy are the two U.S. Soccer Detion the last MLS Draft. velopmental squads in the Puget Sound What he got out of the program was and each runs a U-18 and U-16 squad exactly what James spoke of as well– an along with the pre-academy team. opportunity to play with and against Bernie James is the coaching director the best competition the country had at Crossfire Premier and coaches the to offer in his age group. U-18 and pre-academy teams and has “I had a great team and a great coach been involved in the who pushed me evorganization since its ery day,” Rowe said. original incarnation “I wasn’t gaining as Lake Washington anything playing Youth Soccer Ashigh school soccer. sociation. It was just for fun.” While the acadGervis agrees emy’s schedule and wholeheartedly policies are conwith Rowe’s senti- Adam Gervis, Eastlake trolled by U.S. Soccer ment, though he and not individual no-doubt carries a clubs, James was adamant that the mis- different opinion on what “just for fun,” sion of raising the competitive profile means after witnessing the reaction in international competition is best from his team after a third win over achieved through the developmental rival Skyline and the 4A state title. For system. the Eastlake coach, the prep season “Our club had six players in the MLS teaches an equally important set of lesDraft this year,” he said. “If we have 18 sons and helps prepare student-athletes players on a U-18 team, on average, for the eventuality of a more serious life 14 of them will play college soccer. It’s in the game should they choose it. a good program, but it is for kids who “It is taking away their youth,” Gervis are really serious.” said. “The level of training is excellent, One player with Eastside ties who no doubt about that. But high school has been serious in the game since his sports are also important. They’re all youth is Kelyn Rowe. going to get scholarships regardless of Rowe played with Crossfire for four if they play for an academy.”

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University of Washington’s Romar coming to Sammamish University of Washington mens basketball coach Lorenzo Romar will be at Sahalee Country Club as the keynote speaker for the annual benefit to support the Redmond/Sammamish Boys and Girls Club and EX3 Teen Center. The 2012 KidsDinner begins at 6 p.m. and will include a no-host cocktail hour, silent action, dinner and special program featurLorenzo Romar ing Romar. A donation is requested to attend and space is limited. RSVP for the event with Jeremy Peck at jpeck@positiveplace.org.

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Teen arrested after bringing kitchen knife to school BY KEVIN ENDEJAN & CELESTE GRACEY NEWS@ISSAQUAHREPORTER.COM

The following information was compiled from Issaquah and Sammamish police reports: Police arrested a teen at Issaquah High School after he brought a large kitchen knife into class. A teacher saw the wooden handle protruding from his black trench coat when he came to his language arts class late March 19. He asked the student to lock it in his car, and then later told the principal. When police asked him about it he said, “Oh, I never thought about it being a problem on school grounds.” He told the officer that he

regularly carries knives for his own protection, because he likes going into scary areas. He said this was the first time he brought the knife to school. When the officer arrested him, she also found a pocket knife in the coat. He was cited for possessing a dangerous weapon on school grounds and booked into the Issaquah jail.

CLOSE CALL Police were dispatched to Pine Lake Park March 28 in response to a woman screaming for help. Upon arrival the officer noticed a woman at the end of the dock, holding her 2-year-old son in her arms. The woman and her son were at the end of the dock preparing to feed bread to

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UP TO NO GOOD A Sammamish family reported someone knocked at their door and rang their doorbell numerous times on March 31. There was also knocks on the side of their house window, which faces a park trail. They also discovered their trash can strewn over their front steps and animal waste left on the front doorstep. None of the family members were aware of who might have pulled the prank.

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“I am disappointed that this new school will be in temporary quarters for a while,� said Dr. Chip Kimball, superintendent, “But we are fortunate that Eastlake will be able to host it this fall. In future years, Eastlake will need that space.� Kimball said the decision was made after extensive research into alternatives. The facilities department worked with commercial realtors, looking into retail, warehouse and office space.

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