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D4 'EDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2004 THE ISSAQUAH PRESS DUI arrest POLICE & FIRE Greg Arthurs, 30, of Issaquah was arrested in the 6400 block of East lake Sammamish Parkway on March 23 for driving under the influence. Police said his blood-alcohol content was .187, more than twice the legal state limit of 0.80. Stolen bike For the second week in a row, someone stole an expensive bicycle in Issaquah, this time on March 25, when a $2,000 Nerco Launch moun- tain bike was stolen from a vehicle- mounted rack at the Loew's parking lotat 1625 llth Ave. N.W. IMilers too long? lssaquah Nine Theater staff re- ported on being unable to awaken a man in his 30s who passed out while watching "The Passion of the Christ" on March 22. Ris Business, Part 2 An Issaquah woman reported to police that she had returned fi'om a trip out of town to find that her daughter and friends had torn up the inside of her house while she was away. Marital strife A man called police last week from his Dogwood Street address, report- ing that he was suffering from ab- dominal pain and saying that he be- lieved his ex-wife was trying to poi- son him. Dog gone On March 25, a canine identified as "Otis the Pug Dog" ran away -- again -- from his residence on Southeast Andrews. Police took a look, bm did- n't see Otis. Cutting through Two callers last week reported that motorists en route to Issaquah High School were cutting across on North- east Alder Street to avoid stop signs. Car theft, recove O, Last year it was Toyotas, but in 2004 Hondas see to be especially popular among car thieves. In each of the past few weeks, Hondas have been stolen in Issaquah. On March 23, a 1992 Honda Ac- cord was stolen in the 800 block of Highland Drive Southwest. At the same time, a 1993 Honda Civic, stolen earlier in the month here, was recovered. That car had been burglarized, but it wasn't clear exactly what was stolen. Please recycle this paper, Surrender A man turned himself in at the po- lice station March 25, saying he was the subject of an arrest warrant is- sued in Duvalt. Back pain after ac.Ment Two motorists reported colliding at low speeds in the parking lot of the Issaquah Post Office, 400 N.W. Gilman Blvd. By the time police ar- rived, one of the drivers had left the scene, but told the other driver that he had a sore back after the collision. Not a car lot On March 23, two cars were tagged by Issaquah police. The cars were for sale on public right-of-way on East Lake Sam- mamish Parkway. Lost cards On March 23, an Issaquah woman reported that she had lost her credit cards at a local store and that they were now being used by someone in Las Vegas. .Car-pedestrian acddent A vehicle struck a pedestrian on March 23 after the driver, south- bound on Front Street South, turned left on Southeast Bush Street and" struck the pedestrian. The driver told police he had been thumbing through CDs when he struck the walker. The pedestrian said he was not in- jure& thep On March 20, a Federal Way woman was arrested for shopLqg $40 worth of ephedrine-based med- ications at Safeway, 735 N.W. Gilman Blvd, The woman also was arrested on other outstanding warrants. Ephedrine is one of the ingredients of methamphetamine, an illegal stim- ulant. Missi mow A student at Issaquah High School reported $160 missing from a wallet on March 22. Man plea,ds guilty to assaull:ing child BY SARA BADER An Issaquah man pleaded guilty recently' to an incident that left his girlfriend's infant with two broken ribs last summer. Todd Williams Stewart will now face sentencing for second-degree child assault in King County Superior Court on April 16. He faces 31 to 41 months in prison, accord- ing to the King Count)" prosecutor's office. At the time of the incident on June 7, 2003, Stewart was alone watching his 10-month-old son and his girl- friend's 3-month-old daughter at an apartment in the 700 block of Front Street South. Stewart told police he became frustrated when both began to crL and he admitted to squeezing the baby" girl. Authorities were alerted to the situation by staff at Children's Hospital in Seattle after the infant's mother brought her in for an evaluation of an unusual pop- ping sound in her daughter's chest area. X-rays revealed the cause: two broken ribs. A hospital expert noti- fied Child Protect Services (CPS) that the injuries were non-accidental, and CPS contacted lssaquah police on June 9. SAFETY TIPS OF THE WEEK Yardwork If the weather is any indication, spring is here. So here are a few tips to make yardwork safer and more enjoyable: b Limber up, Yard chores may seem easy, but they involve mus- cles you probably haven't used in a while. Always wear protective clothing when you handle pesticides and fertilizers, More than 60,000 people are treated in emergency rooms each year for lawn-mower injuries. Rake before you mow to prevent any stones and loose debris from launching into the air. Never operate a mower in your bare feet and avoid wearing loose clothing. Never start a mower indoors. When refueling your mower, make sure the engine is off and cool. Don't spill gasoline on a hot engine -- and don't smoke while 4q v RELAY Relay For Life of Issaquah , Rm taR. May 21, 6 pm - May 22, 12 pm Issaquah High School For more information, please contact Dave and Karen Conley at 425.3d2.5_35Lordsi 2 c a2cej0rg 2 r:l 7y2nlinJ_ .... Please light a luminaria []in honor of [] in memory of Name From Address pouring gasoline. Never leave your mower run- ning while unattended. Don't use electrical mowers on wet grass. Source: Various RMing the bus You'll make bus drivers for Metro and Sound Transit breathe a lot easier ff you wear at least some bright clothing or carry a flashlight when you're boarding buses before dawn. Metro drivers repeatedly ask customers to do so, and one driver even went so far as to buy a small flashing button for one of her regu- lar riders, who was hit by a car earlier this year. In addition, drivers say better visibility of passengers makes it less likely, riders will be left behind, especially at remote stops with poor lighting. Source: Local Metro drivers Phone Include a non-returnable copy of photographs or special message for your Iuminaria if desired. Mail this ad with your donation of $10 or more to: American Cancer Society, ATTN: Jody Copeland, 728 134th SW, Suite 101, Everett, WA 98204. The Issaquah Press goes around the world... to Japan! There ts nothing foreign about the copy of The Issaquah Press that Issaquah resident Kathryn Stueckle, center, took along with her to Kyoto, Japan. With her are business colleagues Julie Gladney, left, and Kathy VIIlalobos. Kuthryn earned an all-expense paid trip to learn more about the company she represents, NoevIr, Japan's premier anti-aging skincare and nutrition company. THE ISSAQUAH PRESS Great reading wherever you go. Subscriptions only $24 year - 392-6434 Help Neighborhood Greeters Looking for a fun & flexible job? 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OAC [ Issaquah Worship Directory fine Lake Middle School 3200 228th Ave SE (on the plateau) 425.551.8284 * A Calvary Chapet Oulreach Fei]owship Issaquah Valley C Presenting Eve'One Christian & Sammamish T u, Church Of Chrlst / E  s " tm=m,=m "Diverse Minds, Kindred Spirm" I An Open and Affirming Congregation :-/- "ldd.c_..t ,a" / Worship Sen'ice & Sunday School....lO:30 an Trinity Lutheran College Sunday Schedule " 9 4221 228th SE, lssaquah Bible Study 9 am Church Office....392-6570 Services 10 am & 5 pm wwv,' Meeting at Gibson Hall on Newport Way in Issaquah 425-890-4444 FIRST CHURCH www,catvar OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST 238th Way S.E. at 98th Place, Issaquah 10:30 Sunday Service & Sunday School 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Testimony Meeting READING ROOM: 195 Front St. N Tues, Thurs, Fri & Sat 11 am-2 pm (425) 392-8140 ] SHEPHERD of the HILLS LUTH ER/MN CHURCH Sunday Worship 10:00 AM Holy Communion - I st and 3rd Sundays "Growing in God's Grace" 425 .391.8431 24850 SE Issaquah-Fall City Rd. Pastor Joe Kutzke www.shepherdofthehills .org CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP "Seeking to know God and to make Him known" Sunday Worship 4:30 P.M. Nursery Care Provided AWANA for Children - 6:00PM Mark C. Miller, Pastor (425) 391-3416 205 Mounttlin Park Blvd. (Uphill from the Fish Hatchery') Sundays: Worship: 8; 9:30; 11 Children's Wednesdays: - Youth Group: 7:00 P."" I # # "ity  a