Building Department keeps up with Highlands expansion
Buildings bloom quickly in the Issaquah Highlands now.
A change in the seasons has seen a frenzy of construction as multiple projects leap to be completed in the fast-developing area of the city.
With 16 projects in various stages of completion, Project Oversight Manager Christopher Wright said that the next few years would see a large jump in available housing units and square footage: 1,183 additional housing units and 1,186,000 square feet of retail space is planned to sprout up in the planned community.
SportsKyle Gruber’s one-hitter keeps Lakeside Recovery rolling
Kyle Gruber hasn’t played varsity baseball for Skyline High School yet, but if he keeps doing what he did June 13, coach Chris Tamminen won’t be able to hold him back.
Gruber needed only 75 pitches to throw a complete-game one-hitter, leading Lakeside Recovery to a 5-0 victory against the West Seattle Indians in a Double-A American Legion game at Skyline.
SchoolsLocal students to graduate from ACT program
Nine students are set to graduate next week from the Academy for Community Transition, an Issaquah School District program for children with developmental disabilities.
The Celebration of Passage graduation ceremony is at 7 p.m. June 17 at the district administration building, 565 N.W. Holly St., Issaquah. Community members are invited to attend the event.
The ACT program is designed to help developmentally disabled students achieve independent lives by focusing on social, economic and self-esteem issues.