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Sammamish mulls sister city, CWU partnerships with Macau, China BY EVAN PAPPAS

A growing relationship between Central Washington University and the Hou Kong International School in Macau, China,

could bring partnership opportunities, including the possible formation of a sister city relationship, in Sammamish. In July, Sammamish City Councilmember Ramiro

Valderrama met with leadership from both CWU and Hou Kong to facilitate a meeting between the two parties about future programs that could take place at CWU’s new Sammamish

campus. The campus, located in the former Mars Hill Church building, is opening for its first year of operation and will offer undergraduates classes, a Running Start

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In the latest of many rallies protesting Rep. Dave Reichert this year, the Washington State Organization of Gravediggers, Laborers, Undertakers and Morticians (played by citizen actors) called on residents to vote for Reichert so that more people will die from lack of health care, thus keeping their businesses alive, they claim. Crusaders win in triple-overtime - Page 11 -

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Reichert announces he won’t seek re-election after mock Issaquah rally BY NICOLE JENNINGS

Eighth Congressional District Rep. Dave Reichert (R-WA) announced he won’t seek re-election in 2018 on Wednesday morning, one week following a satirical Issaquah rally that implied his Republican allegiance will cost lives. “It has been an honor and a privilege to serve the people of

the greatest state in the world’s greatest nation … I am humbled to have been trusted by REP. DAVE REICHERT the people of ......................... Washington’s 8th District to be their voice in Congress; it is an honor I have not taken lightly,”

Reichert stated in a press release. Reichert explained that after spending time at home this summer and “reflecting on the past,” he has decided he would like to spend more time with his wife, three adult children and six grandchildren. “It was not an easy decision but I believe it was the right one SEE REICHERT, 3

The Issaquah School Board approved the new fiscal year’s budget at the Aug. 23 meeting, just two weeks before the start of the school year. The fiscal year runs from Sept. 1, 2017 through Aug. 31, 2018. No public comment was made at a public hearing for the budget at the Aug. 9 board meeting. The budget has been in the works since October of last year. “There was almost a year’s worth of work in that document, so thank you,” Superintendent Ron Thiele told the board after the budget was passed. The budgeted revenue for the 2017-18 fiscal year totals $255,269,748. The budgeted expenditures total $256,462,966. The state provides 64.2 percent of revenue this year, which Jake Kuper, chief of finance, noted was 0.3 percent higher than last year’s state contribution, but still below the peak year of 2008-09, during which the state provided around 68 percent of revenue. The local Maintenance and Operations Levy is contributing 20.1 percent of revenue, while local fees, tuition, gifts, fines and rents account for 12.9 percent. Approximately 3 percent of funding is federal, and 0.2 percent comes from other agencies. The district has a projected enrollment growth of 534 students this year. This, along


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School days, school days Wednesday was back to school for the Issaquah School District’s 20,600 students

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Left to right, Issaquah School Board Director Anne Moore, Queen of Issaquah Je-Anne Rodgers and King Josh Wren, Mayor Fred Butler, school board President Lisa Callan, Clark Elementary Principal Tod Wood, school board Director Harlan Gallinger and Clark Assistant Principal Laycie Rader officially opened the new Clark Elementary on Tuesday at its new First Avenue home, the former Issaquah Middle School site.


with increasing state revenues, has provided an additional $3.8 million in local levy revenue. Kuper noted that the levy cliff, which the state Legislature voted to postpone until the end of 2018, “prevented the loss of a significant amount of revenue for us.”

The district continues to have a funding gap in its $23.5 million special education program, which serves 1,800 students with special needs. The district took part in an appeal, which was unsuccessful, to the state Supreme Court to get the state to fully fund special education as part of the basic education program. Last year, the district had to backfill over $4 million in special education costs; this year, that number is projected to rise to $5.4 million. “That gap has not gotten better, in fact, it

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Issaquah School District Superintendent Ron Thiele visited the happy students of Creekside Elementary in Sammamish Wednesday morning as they started school. has gotten worse,” Kuper said, adding that this is unfortunate because “every special education director would love to have more staffing.” Additionally, Kuper said that the Issaquah School District is low compared to other school districts in the state in terms of revenue received per student. In comparison to the $10,937 received by the average Washington district for each student, Issaquah receives $10,166 — $771 less for each of its 20,600 students. Sixty-three point eight percent of expenditures goes to classroom use, while


12.1 percent funds classroom support. 9.2 percent of expenditures funds special education, and other grants and programs take 8.5 percent. Transportation uses 3.4 percent of expenditures and 2.1 percent goes toward food service. The district, according to Kuper, normally starts the fiscal year with a greater projection of expenditures than revenue to account for unanticipated enrollment growth and gifts received throughout the year. This year’s $1.2 million gap is lower than the $2.5-$3 million gap that Kuper said is typical.


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Left, Mr. Mold, played by George Poston of Auburn, tells the ralliers about the financial problems faced by gravediggers, undertakers and morticians ever since Obamacare has increased people’s lifespans, he claims.


for my family and me,” said Reichert, who served as sheriff of King County for seven years before being elected to Congress in 2004. “I have spent my entire career and devoted my life to service. I see this not just as a job, but as a calling — a calling I will not walk away from.” King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn congratulated Reichert for his career of service in a press release Wednesday morning. “I commend my friend for working on our behalf during this unusually toxic time in Washington D.C.,” Dunn stated in the press release. “To you Dave: you have done a great job and I am very proud to call you my friend.” In recent months, Issaquah has seen quite a few rallies protesting its congressional representative for what protesters see as his lack of willingness to meet with constituents and his support of President Trump’s policies. However, on Aug. 30, people came out in droves with signs “supporting” Rep. Reichert. “Fill up the cemetery, fill up the grave, all you have to do is vote for Dave!” chanted the black-clad mourners as they carried a coffin up Southeast 56th Street to Reichert’s Issaquah office. The Reichert “supporters” belonged to the Washington State Organization of Gravediggers, Laborers, Undertakers and Morticians, also known as WA SO GLUM. The fictitious group was part of a skit performed by the Washington Community Action Network, the Main Street Alliance of Washington and the Puget

Sound Advocates for Retirement Action. Thespians met politicians when the groups came together in a theatrical display to protest health care cuts in the proposed Republican budget. Mary Le Nguyen, executive director of Washington CAN, said that while Reichert did vote against repealing the ACA — albeit at the last minute — the concern is that he will be too tied to his party during the budget process. “He needs to step away from his party … He needs to be protecting the most vulnerable people in our communities,” she said. Main Street Alliance pointed out that the Republican budget would cut nearly $500 billion from Medicare and nearly $1.5 trillion from Medicaid, while giving tax breaks to large and wealthy corporations. “Our organization has a proud tradition of protecting the noble, and profitable, business of death care,” stated Mr. Mold, head lobbyist of WA SO GLUM, played by George Poston of Auburn. Mold went on to discuss the Washington workers

whose businesses have been hurt, he claimed, by the extended lives that the American Care Act brought about, such as Freddy the gravedigger from Greenwater, Alistair the Enumclaw embalmer, Ramona the cemetery owner of Ravensdale and Michael the mortician from Manson. “Times have gotten so tough that Alistair has taken on taxidermy to cover the bills … Instead of working at the morgue, Michael has been moonlighting as a makeup artist in the local mall,” Mold said.. Mold then introduced the next speaker, undertaker Mr. Sowerberry, who shares a name with Charles Dickens’ greedy undertaker in the novel “Oliver Twist.” “Times got tight for us in the funeral biz. The ACA passed, 20 million people gained health insurance and demand slowed,” Sowerberry complained. Poston said that the satirical piece was a great way to draw people’s attention to a very important issue. “People want to be entertained,” Poston said, and “you’ve got to do something to get noticed.”

“What we wanted to do was drive the message that cutting Medicare and Medicaid has a direct impact on people’s lives … pointing out that this could lead to people’s deaths is a very real thing,” Nguyen said. Poston said that while the play was farcical and extreme, it still made a valid point; people — especially senior citizens — will lose their lives if there are cuts made to their health care. “They wanna cut taxes on the rich. In order to pay for that, they want to cut programs like Medicare and Medicaid,” Poston told the Reporter. “A lot of seniors can’t make ends meet.” Poston spoke from experience; his own mother died a month ago, and she required a substantial amount of medical care as she neared the end of her life. To Poston, cutting funding from the elderly is one of the most despicable actions a government can take. “Those are the people that have worked so hard to make the world what it is,” he said. “It’s kind of a travesty — now we’re turning our backs on them.”

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his week we celebrate the open- Guest Column ing of the new Cancer Center at Overlake Medical Center. A cancer diagnosis is life-changing. It is frightening and consumes the time and energy of the patient as well as those who love them. The treatment journey involves an onslaught of diagnosis, testing, treatJ. MICHAEL ment–surgery, radiation, infusion, MARSH medicine — and support from many. Patients and their families have to navigate hospitals, make multiple appointments, coordinate transportation to, from and between different doctors’ offices. It’s physically taxing and emotionally exhausting. Our new Cancer Center streamlines the process and coordinates care at one central location for all types of cancers, reducing the unnecessary stress many patients endure during traditional cancer care. There is one place to check-in for everything a patient needs. Doctors come to the patient and not the other way around. We are doing this because science shows that a better patient experience leads directly to better patient outcomes. The idea of putting patients and families at the center of the care orbit is unique, and we worked with a panel of patients and their families, staff, doctors and other experts in re-imagining the process from the ground up. We like to think of Overlake’s Cancer Center as “single source,” where patients get the best of all worlds: Top-tier treatment, extraordinary doctors and staff, the most advanced technologies and medicines, survivorship services and one-on-one social support of patients to help them navigate care and life decisions after receiving a diagnosis. All this is wrapped together with the amenities of being treated close to home in a tight-knit, community ISSAQUAH | SAMMAMISH

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hospital. Overlake opened its doors in 1960 because Eastside residents wanted high-quality medical care without having to cross the bridge to Seattle. The entire community rallied behind the new hospital. It was a true group effort. Kids donated jars of pennies. Pillars of the community gave bigger sums. All together, they made it happen. Overlake’s birth was a huge accomplishment and pivotal in the development of the Eastside. Fast forward almost 60 years, and the same spirit created the Overlake Cancer Center. The community came together and raised half the cost: more than $10 million. It was a remarkable effort. In fact, the Overlake Cancer Center is just the first

phase in an ambitious plan to keep pace with the growing Eastside. We broke ground earlier this summer on what we call Project FutureCare, a $270 million investment to upgrade the main hospital campus and add services, such as a new Childbirth Center and Orthopedic Unit. I like to say that all of us in the Puget Sound region are extremely lucky to be surrounded by the best medical care in the world. We like to think we’re helping set that already high bar just a little bit higher.


high unemployment, people unable to buy homes, cars, necessities. We can’t expect government to take care of us; we need to get out and take care of ourselves. It seems to me, looking at Reichert’s voting record, that he is doing his best to stop government from running our lives and causing us to become a derelict socialist government. Most of the things I see in his voting records are trying to limit government controls and improve life for working men and women. Joan Parkins Fall City

Reichert has done his best to limit government controls

It seems to me that some people want the government to do everything for them. They seem to think that there is no end to the money the government can spend. When you reach the end of your income, life mandates that you stop spending or go bankrupt. With their type of thinking, our government is going trillions of dollars in debt. Where do they think this money is going to come from? The rich? By taxing them broke? The way they act, we should tax every cent we can from the rich, thus making them as poor as those who don’t work. I, for one, am not rich and have worked all my life for what I have. We need people with money to invest, in order to create business and thus make money for themselves and their share-holders. This in turn creates jobs that keep our nation growing. Without incentive, there would be no reason to invest. Without those investments, we face what is happening now. Businesses closing and moving out of the country,

J. Michael Marsh is CEO of Overlake Medical Center. Please join Mike and his team next Thursday, Sept. 14, between 4:30-7 p.m. for a community open house to tour the new Overlake Cancer Center.

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FRIDAY | 8 Blood Drive: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed 12-1 p.m.), at the bus located in the parking lot of the Eastside Fire and Rescue headquarters, 175 Newport Way, Issaquah. Sign up online at www. or call 1-800-398-7888. Housing Forum and Senior Resource Fair: 1-5 p.m., Issaquah Senior Center, 75 NE Creek Way, Issaquah. The city of Issaquah, Issaquah Senior Center and the Seattle-King County Advisory Council on Aging and Disability Services invite the public to attend a special housing forum and senior resource fair. Ava Frisinger, former Issaquah mayor, will open

the housing forum at 1:15 p.m. Learn more about the impact of the housing “quiet crisis” on older adults, how to age in place using practical resources including King County’s property tax saving programs, low-cost home repair programs and other housing options. Enjoy a senior resource fair and workshops from 2:30-5 p.m., and live music at 6 p.m. by The Rovin’ Fiddlers and an art walk. For more information, call 425-3922381. Downtown Issaquah Art Walk: 6-9 p.m. Enjoy live music, watch artists in action, shop and dine in downtown Issaquah during the Downtown Issaquah Association’s popular art walk event. New to ArtWalk

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The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in the cities of Sammamish and Issaquah. Persons arrested are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Aug. 27 Vehicle prowl: At 11:29 a.m. in the 1000 block of 215th Ave. NE, someone entered an unlocked vehicle parked in a driveway during the night and stole pills and $2 in change. Vehicle prowl: At 6:46 p.m. in the 25600 block of SE 41st St., an unlocked vehicle was prowled overnight in the same neighborhood as another prowl.

stating: “The cleaning agents we typically use to remove this type of product is stripping the paint off the various structures, so we must

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SATURDAY | 9 8th Annual Pants Party: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Springfree Trampoline, 1875 NW Poplar Way, Issaquah. The goal of Pants Party is to collect 5,000 pairs of pants for children (birth to age 12) so that these can be given to the children in the organization’s service area who desperately need them. Pants Party features familyfriendly activities, music, pony rides, face painting and more. Event attendees are welcome to attend the

Neighborhood Block Party: 12-2 p.m., Good Samaritan Episcopal Church, 1757 244th Ave. NE, Sammamish. Get to know your neighbors, while enjoying hot dogs, hamburgers and all the trimmings. This free event will also include a bouncy house, face painting, balloons, games and activities for kids. Watch the Seahawks game on the big screen. All are welcome. For more information, visit www.goodsamepiscopal. org/block-party.

pressure wash each glued-on poster. Due to the nature of the glue, it will take our crew some time.”

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Aug. 30 Egg throwing: At 3 a.m. in the 23300 block of SE 14th Court, unknown subjects threw eggs at a residence. Poster revolution: At 10 a.m. in the 800 block of 228th Ave. SE, unknown person(s) stapled and glued approximately 80 posters that stated “Revolution — Voice of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA” to telephone poles, sign posts, utility boxes and other structures in the city of Sammamish. The city later sent out an advisory to residents,

Chapters 43.21[c] RCW and WAC 197-11-510, notice is hereby given that the City of Issaquah issued a Determination of Nonsignificance (DNS) on August 31, 2017 the proposed areawide rezones of Issaquah Highlands and Talus and the adoption of replacement land use regulations. After review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the agency, the City of Issaquah has determined this proposal would not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment. This DNS is issued under WAC 197-11-340(2). There is a 14-day comment period from 8 September 2017 to 22 September 2017. Anyone wishing to comment may submit written comments to the Responsible Official. The Responsible Official will

Permit Center no later than 5:00 pm on 22 September 2017. Appellants should prepare specific factual objections. Copies of the environmental determination and other project application materials are available from the Issaquah Development Services Department, 1775 12th Avenue NW. Keith Niven, SEPA Responsible Official (425) 837-3430 Published in the Issaquah Sammamish Reporter on September 8, 2017. #1961247.

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Sammamish teen finds unique way to reuse crayons for Eagle Scout project BY REPORTER STAFF

Sammamish resident Amol Garg noticed the large amount of lightly-used crayons that simply go to waste in restaurants. So for his Eagle Scout project, he founded the nonprofit organization Mighty Crayon. Garg partnered with local restaurants to collect crayons. Every month, the 17-year-old collected about 200-400 crayons, which he then sorted, sanitized and packed. These crayon packs (of four) were then paired with coloring books that he and other scouts had designed, and the “crayon care packages” were sent to kids in need.

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Amol Garg, 17, created the nonprofit Mighty Crayon, which recycles used crayons to help kids in need. He sent these packages to low-income areas in Uganda to support school kids living under $2 a day through Garg’s partnership with another nonprofit, T.E.C.H. For the World. Garg also worked

with schools in Tukwila. He plans to expand his nonprofit and help more kids around the world. For more information, visit MightyCrayon.

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Eastside Fire and Rescue sheds King County Council discusses light on fires roaring through state changes to Metro rates



With smoky skies covering Washington, many Eastside residents have been waking up to a layer of ash on their cars. Eastside Fire and Rescue Captain Steve Westlake, community liaison officer, said in a press release Tuesday morning that local dispatch centers have been inundated with calls about the smoke and visible ash in the air. Westlake explained that the smoke and ash are not caused by local fires, but by the Jolly Mountain Fire near Cle Elum, the Norse Peak Fire by Mount Rainier and other smaller fires in Eastern Washington. “We appreciate the public being diligent with reports,” Westlake said in the press release. “If you do see flames, please report it to 911 and crews will check it out.” Westlake advised the public that the smoke and ash will be worse for people living on hills. Eastside Fire encourages the elderly and those with breathing issues to stay indoors and in a place with

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The Jolly Mountain Fire near Cle Elum is contributing significantly to the ash in Issaquah and Sammamish.

ington State Fire Services Resource Mobilization Plan on Saturday morning. Westlake said there are no EFR firefighters currently at Jolly Mountain, but that there are EFR members “spread throughout the state” as part of mobilizations for other fires. Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee declared a statewide state of emergency on Saturday. For more information, contact Captain Steve Westlake at 425-313-3247 or at

air conditioning. Everyone should remember to keep hydrated as temperatures soar. Westlake told the Reporter that over 1,000 people living near the Jolly Mountain Fire have been evacuated, but that there “haven’t been any houses that burned.” The fire, which was started by lightning on Aug. 11, was 24,514 acres in size as of Wednesday morning, equivalent to approximately 38 square miles. Firefighters from around the state were mobilized under the Wash-

An ordinance that would simplify Metro bus fares in the county was referred to committee at the Aug. 28 King County Council meeting. The fares would be standardized to $2.75 for a bus ticket, regardless of the line or time of day. According to county documents, staff recommended this to reduce confusion due to the current structure. If ultimately adopted by the council, it would be implemented in July 2018 and only apply to full fare adult riders, which make up roughly 70 percent of all riders. ORCA Lift, youth, senior and disabled fares would remain unchanged. Currently full fare adults are charged $2.50 for off-peak tickets, $2.75 for Seattle peak tickets and $3.25 for commuters crossing Seattle city limits during peak hours. Children under 5 ride free and youths, seniors, low-income adults and adults with disabilities pay only $1.50 for tickets. Simplifying tickets would help make the fare structure, which the county documents described as “among the most complex in the nation,” easier to understand. Current fees are assessed based on whether the riders cross zone boundaries that are approximately the Seattle city limits during certain peak hours, causing confusion for many people, the documents said. However, since raising prices negatively affects some riders, the documents state the county will increase its outreach to increase

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Puget Sound housing market hits new summer sales record BY KELLEE BRADLEY John L. Scott public relations manager

It’s been the best summer for sales activity ever, with June, July and August clocking in a record number of transactions, according to Lennox Scott, chairman and CEO of John L. Scott Real Estate. “The other big stories are the high sales activity compared to new listings coming on the market, with pending sales activity virtually matching the number of new listings in August, and record low inventory,” In Issaquah and Sammamish, homes continue to sell quickly, and oftentimes with multiple offers. New listings were up 12.8 percent compared to August 2016, and pending home sales increased 17.9 percent. That being said, overall inventory is down 18.8 percent from last year. In fact, as the summer market comes to a close and we head into fall, low inventory appears to be the

new normal. According to the Northwest Multiple Listing Service, last month was the lowest August on record for total active inventory. In King County, listings are down almost 21 percent from August of 2016; listings are also down 10.6 percent in Snohomish, 14.46 in Pierce and 18.85 in Kitsap counties. Karen Lindsay, office leader of John L. Scott Bellevue-Issaquah, said August was a strong month for sales, made possible by the addition of a few more listings during the month. That being said, she said total inventory of homes for sale remains extremely low, and they are finding that some listings are sitting on the market a little longer if they’re not priced correctly. “Homes over $1 million are also taking a little longer to sell,” she said. “We are still experiencing multiple offers in some price ranges but some sellers are willing to sell to a

contingent buyer, which is a new change.” August is a big month for family vacations and back-to-school activities for children, so it’s no surprise that open houses weren’t as well attended. “Since September typically sees a surge in homes for sale, we have buyers waiting for the new inventory so they can buy a home,” Lindsay said. “And first-time homebuyers are looking at properties further out from the employment core out of necessity because prices have risen so much in core neighborhoods.” September and October will see new listings drop by about 20 percent from the summer months, so the next two months will be the best opportunity for selection and availability for buyers to purchase a home; starting November, the number of new listings will drop another 30 percent over the winter. Interest rates and job

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increase in homes sold. A total of 24 “uber luxury” homes sold (priced above $3 million), compared to last year’s 14 homes, a 71 percent increase, Scott said.

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said. The meeting discussed further possibilities a partnership between the two schools could make possible. In 2018, Hou Kong wants to bring 200 students to the CWU campus in Sammamish for a summer program and hopes to continue to expand its relationship with the school to eventually set up a yearlong exchange program,

Valderrama said. While in Sammamish, the representatives from Hou Kong and the city of Macau also met with administrations from other nearby schools like Eastside Catholic and community organizations like the YMCA and Rotary to discuss other possible community partnerships. Valderrama also said the Sammamish Chamber of Commerce expressed interest in establishing ties with the city. “As the schools and the Y

come on board, the chamber wants to get involved in this, Rotary in Sammamish also would like to be able to take advantage,” he said. “If we are going to have all these students coming and our students going over time, we would like to establish ties with the Macau Rotary to benefit and increase the cultural ties.” Macau already has several sister cities around the world, but none in the United States. Valderrama said the Chinese representatives were now beginning

to investigate the possibility of forming a sister city relationship with Sammamish. Valderrama plans to encourage the potential partnership and said this would be the realization of a plan put in place by the Sammamish City Council five years ago. Valderrama was on a task force created by the council to look at creating sister city relationships, but the project was shelved. “The council looked at all of these with the chamber, Rotary and Y and said this is something that we should

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do. The council at that time said they wanted to do it and allocated $5,000 to get this rolling,” he said. “Since then it has been dormant. Should Macau formally look at that, then I will be putting a formal request with the council to move forward and discuss a sister city relationship with Macau. We now have our schools, non-profits, community service, our chamber in talks. Ironically the city would be the last to go, but you want the city to be able to encourage those kinds of ties to

go forward and, given the magnitude and size of the city, we would be lucky to be considered by a city like Macau.” The Hou Kong international School is continuing its partnership with CWU and is in contact with other area schools to share information like curriculum for possible summer high school programs in the future. ”It would be a real unique opportunity for us, and our citizens would greatly benefit from an opportunity to do this,” Valderrama said.

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Triple-overtime thriller goes to Crusaders BY SHAUN SCOTT

The outcome of a matchup between the Eastside Catholic Crusaders and Gonzaga Prep Bullpups powerhouse football programs came down to one final play in triple overtime. Gonzaga Prep quarterback Connor Halonen scored on a three-yard touchdown run, cutting Eastside Catholic’s lead to 41-40. Gonzaga Prep head coach David McKenna opted to go for the win courtesy of a two-point conversion attempt, bypassing an extra point that would have forced a fourth overtime session if it split the uprights. On the play that would decide the outcome of the game, Halonen pitched the ball to Gonzaga senior Devin Culp on an option play. Culp was tackled at the two-yard line by Eastside Catholic defensive backs Ayden Hector and Malik Putney, preserving a 41-40 victory for the Crusaders in the Emerald City Kickoff Classic at Husky Stadium in Seattle on Sept. 2. Bedlam ensued following the final play as the entire Eastside Catholic team made a beeline for the center of the

field, celebrating one of the most emotional victories in school history. Eastside Catholic head coach Jeremy Thielbahr said the defense was ready for Culp on the final play of the night. “We made an adjustment when we called timeout to be able to handle what we believed the play would be,” Thielbahr said of just before the two-point conversion attempt. “It was our kids getting off blocks and making plays. It was a fantastic ballgame. Hats off to Gonzaga Prep. I’m really glad we’re not playing them anymore. Our guys are so gritty. I’m so proud of them. This is one of the more emotional wins I have had at Eastside Catholic. I’m so happy we were able to get this ‘W.’ The guys really deserved it.” Putney, who made several bone-rattling hits throughout the duration of the contest, was proud of his team following the dramatic triumph in the season opener. “We trusted the process when we were down,” Putney said. “The coaches preach to us all the time that we got to believe in each other, and that is

what we did. We just kept pushing each other and the energy was positive on the sideline. When things were going bad, we weren’t getting down on each other. We balled out. We don’t stop from here, we keep going. It is going to be a good season.” Eastside Catholic sophomore receiver Gee Scott Jr. hauled in a 17-yard touchdown in double overtime and a 10-yard touchdown catch from senior quarterback Zach Lewis in triple overtime to keep his team’s chances for a victory alive. “We battled hard,” Scott said. “We showed we have more than talent, we have heart and we have the drive. Even when we are tired and even when it is an overtime game.” Crusaders’ sophomore wide receiver DJ Rogers, who hauled in a perfectly thrown 18-yard touchdown pass from Lewis tying the game at 27-27 with 2:44 left in the fourth quarter, said the victory was a testament to the team’s closeknit bond. Rogers battled fiercely with a Gonzaga Prep defensive back for possession of the ball on the game-tying touchdown. “I had the ball and just

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Eastside Catholic running back Giovanni Ursino rumbles for a large again against the Gonzaga Prep Bullpups on Sept. 2 at Husky Stadium in Seattle. The Crusaders defeated the Bullpups 41-40 in triple overtime. held on for dear life,” Rogers said. “We stuck together and we believed in each other. That is what it came down to in the end. The defense made a great stop. We are brothers and we got each other’s back. We will do anything for each other.” Lewis credited Scott and Rogers for making big-time

plays in pressure-packed situations. “DJ and Gee bailed me out a few times,” Lewis said. “Our offense is young and we had a lot of guys step up.” The Crusaders will face Skyview in a non-league contest on Sept. 8 in Vancouver.

“They are a really good team,” Lewis said. “They did a lot of great things last year (Skyview advanced to Class 4A semifinals). It really just takes a lot of film work for us and perfecting our craft. We have to make sure everyone is taking care of their responsibilities. That is the main thing.”

Wolves cruise to victory against Eagles in season opener BY SHAUN SCOTT

The Eastlake Wolves’ very first offensive play from scrimmage against the Issaquah Eagles in the season opener on the gridiron didn’t go according to plan. Eastlake Wolves junior quarterback Connor Brown, who was making his firstever varsity start, was sacked after being hit directly in the chest on a bone-crushing sack by Issaquah right defensive end Max Dalquist. The early game setback didn’t phase Brown. Brown shook off the big hit and was the best player on the field for the rest of the game. He connected on six touchdown passes, leading the Wolves to a convincing

42-14 victory against the Eagles in the season opener on Sept. 1 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Brown connected with speedster Jaxon Williams on three of his touchdown tosses. The Wolves’ signal caller also hooked up with Wolves’ wide receiver Hank Pladson on two touchdown passes and hit Nate Sutter for a touchdown in the second quarter. Williams wasn’t surprised to see Brown click on all cylinders in his first game under the bright glare of Friday night lights. “It was just awesome,” Williams said. “We knew what was coming for him. All summer he has just been putting in work. The fact that he got six [touchdown passes] tonight just shows what kind of quarterback he

is. We were really excited to see him throw.” Williams speed was on display on all three of his touchdown catches (38 yards, 63 yards and 29 yards). “I was able to create separation and use my speed well tonight,” he said. Pladson’s athletic ability was evident on both of his touchdowns. Pladson hauled in a 12-yard touchdown reception courtesy of a onehanded grab with 9:49 left in the third quarter. Pladson’s second touchdown came on a screen pass where he dove successfully for the pylon for a 11-yard touchdown score with 4:47 to go in regulation. Brown said the Wolves took advantage of Issaquah’s man-to-man pass defense. “I knew that we had playmakers,” Brown said. “I

just had to get them the ball. I knew they were going to make plays and beat their man. [Issaquah] came out in man coverage. No one could cover Jaxon and definitely no one in the [KingCo] league can cover Hank. I had all the confidence in them and in my offensive line. Hank is a freak. That one-handed catch in the corner, that was a mediocre throw but an extraordinary catch. He is playmaker. That is what he is. He doesn’t get enough recognition for that.” Brown also connected with Sutter on a perfectly thrown 22-yard touchdown strike on a fade route with 6:55 left in the second quarter. Eastlake head coach Don Bartel couldn’t have been more impressed with Brown’s performance.

“He did all the things that you wanted him to do,” Bartel said of Brown. “He had a great presence in the pocket and he made progressive reads. When he threw the ball, he threw it so strong. There were a couple of times where [Issaquah] got loose with some pressure and got him (first play of the game). It didn’t faze him.” Issaquah was led by the gritty performance from junior quarterback Trevor Morine. Morine had two rushing touchdowns for the Eagles. “We just sat in base (defense) and learned our lessons the hard way. We gave up 14 [points] and that kid (Morine) punished us a little bit,” Bartel said. The Wolves will face the Woodinville Falcons in a

Class 4A KingCo showdown at 7 p.m. on Sept. 9 at Pop Keeney Stadium in Bothell. “I’m pumped,” Brown said. “They got us last year. I think honestly we are just as good as last year, if not better. I know they haven’t lost much either. It is going to be a good game. We’re excited.” Bartel concurred with his signal caller’s assessment of the matchup against the Falcons. “What a great test it is for us,” Bartel said. “Week 2 lets go after the big dog and finds out how good we are. I’m excited to watch film and see where they (Woodinville) are at. I have heard that they look good. It is going to be great for us. We are going to love it. Saturday night at Pop Keeney, it’s going to be perfect.”

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Purebred Australian Garage/Moving Sales Shepherds Pups for King County Sale BELLEVUE. Rainwater Farm DOB: 6/7/2017 Huge Newport Shores Champion Stock Dog Annual Community Working/Versitility lines. Garage Sale Sat., 9/09 Shots, De-Wormed, begining at 9am Health tested. Socialized Multiple homes with lots of and training started. Great References ava- great bargains to choose from Just N. of Exit 10, off 405, liable. 2 Beautiful Males at 81 Skagit Key Advertise your service available! NO EARLY ENTRY 800-388-2527 Black Tri $600 & Blue Merle $800 Beautiful, husky Redmond 425-218-2538 purebred St. Bernard rainwateraussies puppies! Log on to a website

Born July 2 $1000 includes delivery Have had vet health check 1st shots and dewormed. 3 males and 2 females all have beautiful masked faces and tri coloring. Call (509) 322-8558

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ANNUAL PATIO SALE Sat,Sept. 9th, 10 AM-3 PM, Friendly Village Clubhouse Lots of Good Stuff!!!!!! 18425 NE 95th St

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Friday, September 8, 2017 Garage/Moving Sales General

800-824-9552 DUTCH GAMBREL 24’x 36’x 16’

2 CAR GARAGE 24’x 28’x 10’

Concrete d! Include

4” Concrete floor w/fibermesh reinforcement & zip-strip crack control, (2) 10’x7’ raised panel steel overhead doors, structural posts engineered to accommodate a 50# future loft, 3’x6’8” PermaBilt door w/selfclosing hinges & stainless steel lockset, 10’ continuous flow ridge vent.




Financing Available

L-SHAPE 2 CAR GARAGE & SHOP 20’x 30’x 9’ w/20’x ’x 20’x 9’ Concr

Concrete Included!

4” Concrete floor w/fibermesh reinforcement & zip-strip crack control, (2) 9’x9’ raised panel steel overhead doors, 3’x6’8” PermaBilt door with self-closing hinges and stainless steel lockset, 3’ steel wainscoting, 4’x3’ double glazed vinyl sliding window w/screen, 3’6”x3’9” PermaBilt Awning w/enclosed soffit, 18” eave & gable overhangs, 10’ continuous flow ridge vent, bird blocking at gables.

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4” Concrete floor w/fibermesh reinforcement & zip-strip crack control, 16’x8’ raised panel steel overhead door, 3’x6’8” PermaBilt door w/self-closing hinges & stainless steel lockset, (2) 4’x3’ double glazed vinyl sliding windows w/screens, 18” eave and gable overhangs, (2) 10’ continuous flow ridge vents, bird blocking at gables.

$ $ $ 22,977 $20,997 $301mo. 30,108 $27,495 402mo. 395mo. For a $300 Off coupon ...Visit us at Facebook/PermaBilt



DELUXE BARN 36’x 24’x 10’

Issaquah Highlands Community-Wide Garage Sale This sale happens only two times a year. I-90 Exit 18. Community of 4,000 homes plus shopping and dining to refuel. Saturday, September16th, 8am 4pm. #IHgaragesale. See www.Issaquah for more details.

transportation Automobiles Classics & Collectibles

DELUXE CARPORT 20’x 20’x 9’

DELUXE MONITOR GARAGE 36’x 30’x 10’/16’ Concrete Included!

12’x9’ Metal framed split sliding door w/cross-hatching & cam-latch closers, (2)4’x8’ split opening unpainted wood Dutch doors with cross-hatching, 3’x6’8” PermaBilt door w/selfclosing hinges & stainless steel lockset, 4’x3’ double glazed vinyl sliding window w/screen, 18” eave & gable overhangs, bird blocking at gables, 10’ continuous flow ridge vent.







DELUXE 2 CAR GARAGE & HOBBY SHOP 24’x 36’x 11’ Concrete

4” Concrete floor w/fibermesh reinforcement & zip-strip crack control, (2) 10’x10’ raised panel steel overhead doors, 3’x6’8” PermaBilt door with self-closing hinges & stainless steel lockset, 3’x3’ double glazed vinyl sliding window w/screen, 10’ continuous flow ridge vent, 18” eave & gable overhang, bird blocking at gables.






reinforcement & zip-strip crack control, raised panel steel overhead doors w/ w/self-closing hinges & stainless steel sliding windows w/screens, 18” eave & flow ridge vent, bird blocking at gables.








• 20 Sidewall & Trim Colors With Limited Lifetime Warranty (DENIM Series excluded) • Engineered For 85 MPH Wind Exposure B & 25# Snow Load* • 2” Fiberglass Vapor Barrier Roof Insulation • Free In-Home Consultation • Guaranteed Craftsmanship • Plans • Engineering • Permit Service • Erection *If your jurisdiction requires higher wind exposures or snow loads, building prices will be affected.

Hundreds of Designs Available!

RV GARAGE & SHOP 24’x 24’x 9’ w/12’x 36’x 15’

(1) 4’x4’ Split sliding door & (1) 10’x9’ metal framed split sliding door w/cam-latch closers, 3’x6’8” PermaBilt door with self-closing hinges & stainless steel lockset, 2’ poly eavelight along one eave, 8 structural posts engineered for future 100# loft, 10’ continuous flow ridge vent.


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DELUXE RV GARAGE 16’x 30’x 16’ Concrete Included!

4” Concrete floor w/fibermesh reinforcement & zip-strip crack control, 12’x14’ arched raised panel steel overhead door with lites, 3’x6’8” PermaBilt door w/self-closing hinges & stainless steel lockset, (2) 4’x3’ double glazed vinyl sliding windows w/ screens, 18” eave & gable overhangs, 10’ flow ridge vent, bird blocking at gables.








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Concrete ! Included


18” Eave & gable overhangs, 2” fiberglass barrier roof insulation, 20 sidewall & trim colors w/limited lifetime warranty.




4” Concrete floor w/fibermesh (1) 10’x14’ and (2) 10’x8’ lites, 3’x6’8” PermaBilt door lockset, (2) 3’x3’ glazed vinyl gable overhangs, 10’ continuous

4” Concrete floor with fibermesh reinforcement & zip-strip crack control, (1) 10’x12’ & (2) 10’x8’ raised panel steel overhead doors, 3’x6’8” Permabilt door with stainless steel lockset & self-closing hinges, 18” eave & gable overhangs, (2) 10’ continuous flow ridge vents, bird blocking at gables.


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4” Concrete floor w/fibermesh reinforcement & zip-strip crack control, (1) 10’x14’ & (2) 10’x7’ raised panel steel overhead doors, (2) 3’x2’double glazed crosshatch vinyl sliding windows w/screens, 3’x6’8” PermaBilt door w/self-closing hinges & stainless steel lockset, 24’x36’ 50# loft w/L-shaped staircase, 18” eave & gable overhangs, 10’ continuous flow ridge vent, bird blocking at gables.

Over $ $ $ $ $ 33,942 $31,139 341mo. 447mo. 53,299 $48,898 702mo. 85 percent of our Buildings Built: 20,648 Square Feet: 21,733,005 community As of 7/31/2017 newspaper readers check the Financing based on 12% interest, all payments based on 10 years (unless otherwise noted), O.A.C.. Actual rate may vary. Prices do not include permit costs or sales tax & are based on a flat, level, accessible building site w/less than 1’ of fill, classified w/85 MPH Wind Exposure “B”, 25# snow load, for non commercial usage & do not include prior sales & may be affected by county codes and/or travel considerations. Drawings for illustration purposes only. Ad pricesads expire 10/3/17.


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Classic ‘37 Chrysler Royale. Stock 37 with new whitewall tires, water and fuel pump, and new gas tank. Original interior. Purchased in Utah and shipped to Seattle. 75,000 miles. Great car for local trips. Body and paint in good condition! Flathead 6 with 3 speed transmission. Brand new brakes, brake shoes, and custom brake drums. New shocks and front spring. This car is a classic with very few originals on the road. When you drive it down the street it garners a lot of attention. Priced to sell at $8,200 or best offer! Phone 425-417-4206 or email Auto Service/Parts/ Accessories

Project Trucks for Sale As is, where is 1942 Chevy 1.5 ton dump truck, restorable, $2,000 OBO 1979 International 2.5 ton cab-over 20’ box van, good storage container -- $200 OBO 206-463-4218 Vehicles Wanted

GOT AN OLDER CAR, BOAT OR RV? Do the humane thing. Donate it to the Humane Society. Call 1-855-706-7910.

WANTED: Older Kubota or similar Japanese Diesel tractor 4wd with loader Any condition $$CASH$$ Call Dan (360) 304-1199

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