Category Archives: Issaquah

News and posts about Issaquah, Washington, United States of America

Pacific Learning Academy Proudly Supports the Issaquah Schools Foundation

Issaquah Schools FoundationThe most recent donation to the Issaquah Schools Foundation’s After-School Homework Labs by the founder of Pacific Learning Academy will provide critical financial support for the Foundation’s innovative Homework Labs program designed to provide every Issaquah District student access to free tutoring, a supervised location or use of the computers after school.

Kirsten O’Malley, founder and executive director of Pacific Learning Academy, has served on the Foundation’s board since 2007, including two years as the Program Chair that oversees all Foundation programs. The latest $5,000 grant from O’Malley and Pacific Learning Academy has been earmarked specifically to support the no-cost Homework Lab program.    Continue Reading

Issaquah-based Combat Flip Flops Makes Deal with Three Sharks on ABC’s Shark Tank

After four years of failing and succeeding, creating new roadmaps for manufacturing in war zones, employing former drug runners, educating women, clearing land mines, and supporting veterans, Combat Flip Flops has succeeded in winning the hearts and minds of three of today’s most prominent investors and Shark Tank’s self-made millionaires.  Mark Cuban, Daymond John and… Continue Reading

PRESIDIO RESIDENTIAL CAPITAL AND SUMMIT HOMES OF WASHINGTON BREAKS GROUND ON COPPER RIDGE IN ISSAQUAH, WASH.

New Neighborhood Next to Issaquah Highlands Will Offer 15 High-End Homes Presidio Residential Capital and Summit Homes of Washington recently broke ground on Copper Ridge, a 15-unit community on 4.59 acres at 24424 S.E. Issaquah-Fall City Road in East King County. The first home sales are expected to close in December 2015. The retail value of this project… Continue Reading

Issaquah FASTSIGNS to host a week-long Open House

On Sept. 14 through Sept. 18, locally owned and operated sign and visual graphics provider FASTSIGNS of Issaquah will host an Open House week to celebrate its newly remodeled facility and introduce the center’s team to the community. The center is located at 60 NW Gilman Blvd., Suite C, Issaquah, WA  98027 and is open from 9 a.m. to 6… Continue Reading

Mosby Cogswell Promoted to Director of Pacific Learning Academy

Pacific Learning Academy has announced Mosby Cogswell as a new Director at the Issaquah educational service and accredited private school. Mosby Cogswell has been promoted from Assistant Director to Director. Mosby provides support to Pacific Learning Academy staff and instructors in order to create an exceptional experience for families. In her new role, she will… Continue Reading

SIP Adds Emran Chowdhury as Executive Chef

Sip at The Wine Bar & Restaurant has hired Emran Chowdhury as their new Executive Chef. Born in Bangladesh, Emran Chowdhury moved to Toronto, Canada at the age of 3. He started gaining his kitchen experience at the age of 15. His early training took him to Terroni and Intercontinental Hotel in Toronto. Chowdhury had a… Continue Reading

SIP Adds Emran Chowdhury as Executive Chef

Sip at The Wine Bar & Restaurant has hired Emran Chowdhury as their new Executive Chef. Born in Bangladesh, Emran Chowdhury moved to Toronto, Canada at the age of 3. He started gaining his kitchen experience at the age of 15. His early training took him to Terroni and Intercontinental Hotel in Toronto. Chowdhury had a… Continue Reading

Learn About the Many Benefits of Driving Electric

Driving Electric is more fun, more convenient, and less expensive than driving a gas car. Find out more at the largest ever gathering of electric vehicles in the Pacific Northwest at Issaquah’s world-famous XXX Root Beer Drive-In. It’s Official! Governor Jay Inslee has declared that September 15-21 is Drive Electric Week for the State of… Continue Reading

Learn About the Many Benefits of Driving Electric

Driving Electric is more fun, more convenient, and less expensive than driving a gas car. Find out more at the largest ever gathering of electric vehicles in the Pacific Northwest at Issaquah’s world-famous XXX Root Beer Drive-In. It’s Official! Governor Jay Inslee has declared that September 15-21 is Drive Electric Week for the State of… Continue Reading