XXX hosts Hall of Fame car show

July 2, 2015

When Mike Montgomery was looking for a spot for the Washington State Hot Rod Hall of Fame to host a fundraising car show, he knew that XXX marks the spot.

Unfortunately, Issaquah’s XXX Rootbeer Drive-in, which started out with just a handful of car shows when owner José Enciso took over the business in 1999, now boasts a schedule filled to the brim with 35 of the year’s 52 weekends already spoken for.

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The Issaquah Press Around the World — Italy

July 2, 2015

Contributed Candy Mac Donald, of Issaquah, took her Issaquah Press to Pisa, Italy, on May 20. From May 13-28, she was ‘on a Grand Circle small ship cruise with a friend to The Rivieras: France, Italy and the Isles. Four days at a hotel in Florence, cruise ship to Cinque Terre, Elba Island, Carrara Marble Quarry, Porto Venere, Portofino, etc., and then three days in Cannes. It was an amazing adventure.’ Where have you taken your favorite newspaper? Email your photo and information to editor@isspress.com.

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Candy Mac Donald, of Issaquah, took her Issaquah Press to Pisa, Italy, on May 20. From May 13-28, she was ‘on a Grand Circle small ship cruise with a friend to The Rivieras: France, Italy and the Isles. Four days at a hotel in Florence, cruise ship to Cinque Terre, Elba Island, Carrara Marble Quarry, Porto Venere, Portofino, etc., and then three days in Cannes. It was an amazing adventure.’ Where have you taken your favorite newspaper? Email your photo and information to editor@isspress.com.

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Stern, Kubik wedding

July 2, 2015

Brittany Ann Stern, of Sammamish, and Alexander Glen Kubik, of Vancouver, Washington, were married Nov. 22, 2014, at The Golf Club at Newcastle in Newcastle.

Brittany Stern and Alexander Kubik

Brittany Stern and Alexander Kubik

Aaron Stern, brother of the bride, officiated.

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Succo, Minalia wedding

July 2, 2015

Leslie Succo, of Issaquah, and Steven Minalia Jr., of Maple Valley, were married May 30, 2015, at The Great Hall at Green

Steven Minalia and Leslie Succo

Steven Minalia and Leslie Succo

Lake, Seattle.

Family friend Marguerite King officiated.

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Master Gardener’s Corner — Fooled by drought

June 25, 2015

In April, I wrote about the beautiful spring we were having. It was dry and sunny for so many days. It didn’t dawn on me that in April we might have to water.

I have never watered that early, usually not until June.  My yard doesn’t use much water; it’s mostly natives with a few special plants and containers that need spot watering.

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Makin’ music with the masses

June 25, 2015

by Greg Farrar Alan Clark (right) and Fred Hopkins, with the band Fred Hopkins and Friends, perform classic rock ‘n’ roll, including the tune ‘Runaway,’ for an audience at Pedestrian Park at Front Street and Sunset Way on June 21, the first day of summer.

by Greg Farrar
Alan Clark (right) and Fred Hopkins, with the band Fred Hopkins and Friends, perform classic rock ‘n’ roll, including the tune ‘Runaway,’ for an audience at Pedestrian Park at Front Street and Sunset Way on June 21, the first day of summer.

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The Issaquah Press Around the World

June 25, 2015

Contributed Leslie and Ken Oja took their Issaquah Press to Milano, Italy, where they celebrated their 30th anniversary. The trip included a day at the World Expo 2015 in Milan, which is where the picture was taken. They described the place as ‘amazing.’ Where have you taken your favorite newspaper? Email your photo and information to editor@isspress.com.

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Leslie and Ken Oja took their Issaquah Press to Milano, Italy, where they celebrated their 30th anniversary. The trip included a day at the World Expo 2015 in Milan, which is where the picture was taken. They described the place as ‘amazing.’ Where have you taken your favorite newspaper? Email your photo and information to editor@isspress.com.

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College News

June 25, 2015

Graduates

Emma O’Melia, of Issaquah, graduated from Clark University with a Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Magna Cum Laude.

Michael Payant, a 2012 Liberty High School graduate, graduated June 19 Summa Cum Laude from Northwestern University, in Evanston, Illinois.

Kellyn Beeck, of Issaquah, earned a Master’s of Science in computer information systems from Boston University, in Boston, Massachusetts, in May.

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Submit designs for the Eastside Baby Corner Pants Party Poster Contest

June 25, 2015

Children up to age 16 are invited to submit their original, 2-D artwork with a pants theme until July 17 for the Eastside Baby Corner Pants Party Poster Contest.

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Parting salutations — Tiger Mountain Community High School class of 2015 bids farewell

June 17, 2015

By Greg Farrar Corey Hayes springs high into the air in his happiness as students start to toss their caps at the end of the Tiger Mountain Community High School commencement ceremony June 11 for the 29 students of the class of 2015.

By Greg Farrar
Corey Hayes springs high into the air in his happiness as students start to toss their caps at the end of the Tiger Mountain Community High School commencement ceremony June 11 for the 29 students of the class of 2015.

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