Author Scott Wyatt tackles social justice again in ‘Thompson Road’

September 2, 2015

NEW — 1:55 p.m., Sept. 2, 2015

Scott Wyatt has spent nearly four decades in the legal arena dealing with social justice issues, and that work ties in closely with his relatively new passion as a writer. Read more

Nationally acclaimed poet and author visits YMCA’s Camp Terry

September 1, 2015

NEW — 3:42 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015

Hundreds of day campers ages 6-12 gathered in the library yurt at Camp Terry on Aug. 21 to hear Janet Wong share fun poems, props and inspiration to read.

Contributed Author and poet Janet Wong (far right) was a guest speaker at Camp Terry’s final Summer Learning Program event of the summer.

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Author and poet Janet Wong (far right) was a guest speaker at Camp Terry’s final Summer Learning Program event of the summer.

Wong’s visit was part of King County Library System’s Summer Learning Program, “Every Hero Has A Story.” The visit from Wong, a poet and author, culminated this year’s Summer Learning Program with the fun message to read, write, visit local libraries and play with the power of words.

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Quality canines

September 1, 2015

NEW — 3:21 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015

Contributed The Sammamish Kennel Club held its summer dog show Aug. 23 in Snohomish, and Sammamish resident Amie McLaughlin won first prize with Binna, her Norwegian Buhund. Pictured (from left to right) are judge Karolynne McAteer, Best in Show handler Tony Carter, McLaughlin and judge Kenneth Rayner.

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The Sammamish Kennel Club held its summer dog show Aug. 23 in Snohomish, and Sammamish resident Amie McLaughlin won first prize with Binna, her Norwegian Buhund. Pictured (from left to right) are judge Karolynne McAteer, Best in Show handler Tony Carter, McLaughlin and judge Kenneth Rayner.

Local dentist travels the world to spread smiles

September 1, 2015

NEW — 3:18 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015

In October, Sammamish dentist John Rossi and his wife Carolyn Rossi will make their eighth trip overseas to help young children in developing countries receive perhaps the first dental care they’ve ever received.

Both tell stories about their trips and have nothing but good things to say about the people they’ve met and trip organizers International Health Emissaries.

Contributed Sammamish dentist John Rossi and his colleagues are veterans of overseas trips to provide dental care to underprivileged people.

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Sammamish dentist John Rossi and his colleagues are veterans of overseas trips to provide dental care to underprivileged people.

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Scientific Scouts

August 25, 2015

By Emily Cardillo Cub Scout Pack 551, based at Margaret Mead Elementary School, conducted an egg drop Aug. 6 with the help of Eastside Fire & Rescue. The Cub Scouts built contraptions to protect their eggs, which were then dropped from the top of a truck ladder. Pack 551 is hosting an information night at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 in the Mead Elementary gymnasium for boys interested in learning more about Cub Scouts.

By Emily Cardillo
Cub Scout Pack 551, based at Margaret Mead Elementary School, conducted an egg drop Aug. 6 with the help of Eastside Fire & Rescue. The Cub Scouts built contraptions to protect their eggs, which were then dropped from the top of a truck ladder. Pack 551 is hosting an information night at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 in the Mead Elementary gymnasium for boys interested in learning more about Cub Scouts.

Nationally acclaimed poet and author visits YMCA’s Camp Terry

August 25, 2015

Hundreds of day campers ages 6-12 gathered in the library yurt at Camp Terry on Aug. 21 to hear Janet Wong share fun poems, props and inspiration to read. Read more

Sammamish resident contributes to patent for inventions

August 12, 2015

NEW — 12:25 p.m. Aug. 12, 2015

Suk Ping Wong, of Sammamish, was part of a team of co-inventors with L’Oreal USA Creative that was awarded a design patent for an ornamental design of a “charger for a powered brush handle.”

Riding Obliteride is ‘kind of a no-brainer’

August 6, 2015

NEW — 6 p.m. Aug. 6, 2015

By Amy Anderson

“My wife is my hero,” Sammamish’s Kevin Reinkensmeyer said, “after seeing what she went through with the surgery and recovery. The whole process was really hard on her and her body — and still is.”

By Tim Chandonnet Photography Kevin Reinkensmeyer rides in the 24 Hours Round the Clock race in Spokane in 2014.

By Tim Chandonnet Photography
Kevin Reinkensmeyer rides in the 24 Hours Round the Clock race in Spokane in 2014.

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Skyline string quartet takes center stage with touring musical

August 5, 2015

NEW — 11:25 a.m., Aug. 5, 2015

The music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr has impacted countless musicians worldwide, and their influence will soon be seen in tangible ways through four Skyline High School seniors. Read more

Owen-Osborne wedding

July 30, 2015

TeriJayne Owen, daughter of Terrence Jay and Deanne Owen, of Grand Coulee, and David Samuel Osborne, son of Kendall Joseph and Linda Joy Osborne, of Sammamish, were married on June 13, 2015, in Snohomish.

David Osborne and TeriJayne Owen

David Osborne and TeriJayne Owen

The Owen-Osborne wedding was held in the historic and beautiful Belle Wedding Chapel with Stephen P. Hall, M.D., acting in the role of minister and officiating the ceremony.

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