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Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park call for volunteers for volleyball tournament

NEW — 6 p.m. July 28, 2015

Volunteers are being sought for the Association of Volleyball Professionals volleyball tournament at Lake Sammamish State Park, Aug. 6-9.

There are a variety of options for ages 12 and older. Rub shoulders with Olympians!

Check out the volunteer link at https://avp.webconnex.com/AVP_Seattle_Volunteers.

Sports

Issaquah Little League roundup

NEW — 6 p.m. July 28, 2015

The all-star baseball and softball seasons are over for Issaquah Little League teams. Here’s how the teams fared in the District 9 tournaments.

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Schools

Skyline duo shows off its knack for crime-scene investigation

High-school students who are interested in having careers in business, marketing or finance often use the organization of DECA to build their skills and make connections.

Contributed Skyline High School students Sonia Grutzius (left) and Elliot Chinn sport their winning medals for the HOSA-Future Health Professionals competition.

Contributed
Skyline High School students Sonia Grutzius (left) and Elliot Chinn sport their winning medals for the HOSA-Future Health Professionals competition.

For students looking to become doctors, nurses or veterinarians, there’s also a national body that might be lesser known than DECA, but is just as vital at providing an educational outlet.

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Schools

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