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February 2, 1983

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The Issaquah Pressl Wednesday, February 2, 1973 - Page 7 lhe old county t'ire station Friends c f tne Plateau sue Mother and county over Sammamsh Plan daughter '" filled wi h video wizards .o/e /'lOW 4 Friends of the P,ateau is lhe county co.ncil, The.evised version of the show artwork suing King County attempt- however, unanimously ap- plan was approved by the ing to reverse a decision on proved legislation opening county council in December. Gilman Village will feature The old King County District because 1 like it." He claims there's no money in it anymore, partly because it's hard to keep up with the fickle nature of video players who get bored with every game after a limited time. And partly, he adds, because he's being taxed right out of business. "The city has these goofy ordinances on entertainment. They tax you to death." Shepard is charged two amusement fees. One costs INDIVIDUALIZED READING & MATH INSTRUCTION FROM KINDERGARTEN-ADULT BY EXPERIENCED EDUCATOIaS CAL,.OW FOR A..O,NTMENT 622 8896 2, AND FREE CONFERENCE " HR. Roses are Violets are blue Classifieds ads Can be Valentines, too 1 tall byRhoaOo.kio S Kids in town already know to Iwhat Michael Shepard does for a living, though they may t open,not realize it Every one of :lSt°rebthe hu " " .,, ndreds of kids who ''_"']Play video games at Ben utne, tFranklin Art's Gull or tceed¢ttbnettoLah:Sr have him to ; ] ' s of Pac-Man trnadness He is , - • the city s n cou=ltar I gest distributor of video andolin games i Recently Shepard opened his own video arcade in the th _iI 'ld King County Fire District' " 0 staUon across from city and while he claims he make much money from the business, he has of young patrons. It didn't take much to con- station into a teenage The fire chief's old is now pitch dark, lit by the pink and orange eyes from a half electronic games. The where fire fighters used for the siren to sound is now filled with games in a much larger den 3f spaceage pinball The truck garage now a video game repair shop. It's all set up to win the likid'sfr, hearts and minds away i._ m the streets, says o,epard. A diehard video ad- lict himself, he's been in the for 12 years, "only .....  lentine message to a loved one for only ,200 February 9th ISSAQUAH PRESS 392-6434 i i 10 Fire Station is now a video arcade with 35 games. $5 a month per game. In his arcade alone there are 35 games being taxed. He says he isn't partic- ularly good at playing the games himself, but he is an expert at fixing video and The center is closely super- vised. Recently he kicked out a couple of teens who were discussing a liquor sale on the premises. A sign on the wall prohibits bad language. Smoking is only allowed for around the bar, which now serves only a variety of candy bars. He plans to stay in the old fire station for at least two years, promoting the idea of a video center for the whole pinball machines, jukeboxes and cigarette machines. In fact, A and S Amusement Center is as much for him as it is for the players. "This will be kind of a tryout center for new and old games. 1'11 test and fix them in the garage 'and keep the new ones here. ' ' He does business all over King .County, mostly in stores. This is the first cen- tralized operation. kids over 18 and then only family. II II CASCADE TAX & ACCOUNTING ==.o, 392-6549 I I I I the East Sammamish Com- munity Plan. The group says the plan was not adequately reviewed for its environmental impacts and that zoning changes were improperly granted with the plan's adoption. The court date has been set for February 15. A citizen's committee had recommended preservation of one and five acre home sites, and stringent controls on extensions of sewer systems• Their plan, which was drafted in 1978, is the one Friends of the Plateau believes should be adopted• new areas for more resi- dential development, citing projections for rapid popu- lation growth in the East Sam•amish over the next several years. The revision allowed higher densities especially on two major developments. Friends of the Plateau will be represented by Seattle At- torney Roger Leed. Linfield College holds information meeting Linfield College has scheduled an informational meeting for lssaquah area high school students and their parents on Sunday, February 6, at 2:30 p.m. in the Double Tree Inn, 205 Strandler Blvd. in Seattle. Linfield faculty, athletic coaches, admission officers and a member of the finan- cial aid staff will be present to discuss various programs at the college and answer questions from prospective students. Additional information about the school can be ob- tained by telephoning 503- 472-4121, extension 213 two local artists, Jennifer Sisti and Laura Wood Sisti, in a show running through February. Laura and her daughter share a common interest and talent, art. Laura, who studied art at the University of Puget Sound, and Rome, has taught her daughter Jen- nifer to enjoy arts and crafts. The Pierce Art Workshop will show lithographs demon- strating Laura's colorful style, and the Children's Room of the Country /VPouse Store will show the works of Jennifer. Jennifer colors etchings done by her mother with imported Swiss watercolor pencils. FtaALWEEK Bullshot Crummond. Jan. 5- Feb. 5 Village Theatre 120 Front Street N., Issaquah RESERVATIONS: 392-2202 i Steaks ' Seafood II;llgR|ll|lrill Cocktails  conveniently located "r11/ r .....  1 block south of 392-7425 ;7 'y The Villase Theatre 392-742S "s ck' " r Have you askedyourself... " Why isn't my child learning to read?" WE CAN HELP YOU NOW! TO CELEBRATE THE OPENING OF OUR BELLEVUE CENTER, WE ARE OFFERING FULL DIAGNOSTIC TEST AND CONFERENCE FOR READING OR MATH AT NO CHARGE (TH ROUG H FEB. 25, 1983). "My child ,a ve/heppy with the program. I would highly recommend the Sylvan Learning Center to anyone." --Mary Kay Huber, Seattle Sylvan '" °"°c enthusiasm for your pro- gram." --Sharon Pells, Mountlake Terrace. Leorning Center • Patient profiles • Generics available • Competitive prices Third Party Pays,--- Blue Cross, Paid Prescription, L & I, D.P.A., Weyerhaeuser LOOK'S PHARMACY, HI-LO SHOPPING CENTER, 392-5151 M-F 9 to 7, SAT. 9 to 6 625 N.W. Gilman Blvd. -- Hi Lo Shopping Center If You Don't Shop Mark It Foods This Is What You'll Miss! Meet our NEW meat manager Hugh Hell. He will be offering you the finest in selection, quality and price• Ask Hugh about your chance to win a new 1983 Quasar Mlcrowavelconvection Oven. Drawing March 1, 1983. • Over 500 Green Tag Specials Daily. • Weekly Hot Sheet -- Offering Excellent Savings In Meat, Produce, Dell, ,ssoci,,Eo Frozen Food & Grocery GROCERS M--wg-7p.m. • Expanded Produce Dr, Robert C. Folkman Store Thurs.--Fri. 9-8 p.m. • Electronic Check Out Hours: sSa -9"7 P'm m * Excellent Selection of Fresh Meat with Green Tags Throughout the Dept. is pleased to introduce .-10. p.. • Puget Sound Baking Co.- Offering Excellent Selection of Baked Goods and Breads. his new associate Immmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm_ I lemmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm in general dentistry g . . = Dr. John D. Lagos. •iY E I OlD : ......... Western Faro= : rox : New hours:Mon.-Thurs. " ........ " .................... - -,.- " [ L Blea-hc " 7 to 3 FridaySto4 SaturdaySto2 .... .. Fff " 990-SthAveNW., ,ssaquah, 392.5602 AA Larlze :  -"qmlL._-'.m- J !# v  , ta,1 =.1 .,v---, ,- I_ r00A¢ : : -'7'' ''' :?' I1'. per customer. J'ql' 0o.n :1 Llemrlct:stomer. "r  i , sanos Limit 2 • 64 fi. OZ.  . "', ''---,: COFFEE SHOP, : r I  : ,,,.,, DINING ROOM & LOUNGE • I • Fasano's presents Cash value1120of one cent. Coupon explres 218183. i  Cash value 1/20 of one cent. Coupon expires 2/8/83. ; lUllillliililllllillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll,  iBIIIIIIIIIIIIBIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIBBBIlBBIlBBIIBIIIIIBR liilllllll  "  llilllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll•i LINGERIE "'"'"'"'""'""'"'"'"'"'""""'"--...- , • ,' "'"""" -. , ". FASHION SHOW .. .. _ ..rn i byPatrlcla--Joys --' Nestne j J Weste • 6:,5p.m.,Friday, Feb.4 1, ' t Morsels i: i [ a0000:00Yuice i. n the Lounge and Dining Room , ' Review our fashions with r . 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