Vets advocate Dave Waggoner is honored as Hometown Hero

February 24, 2015

Issaquah doesn’t forget.

By Greg Farrar Dave Waggoner speaks to the crowd during a Veterans Day memorial ceremony in his role as a representative of the Issaquah branch of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3436.

By Greg Farrar
Dave Waggoner speaks to the crowd during a Veterans Day memorial ceremony in his role as a representative of the Issaquah branch of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3436.

Not a Veterans Day or a Memorial Day goes by without a city celebration honoring the men and women who fought, or continue to fight, for this country’s freedom.

Issaquah and its residents won’t forget those sacrifices anytime soon, because Dave Waggoner won’t let them.

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Mirrormont leader Linda Shepherd is first Hometown Hero

February 10, 2015

“Linda has a very unpretentious way of getting things done,” said Heidi Kayler, of her friend Linda Jean Shepherd. “She is just a very grounded individual. She’s a natural leader.”

By Greg Farrar Linda Shepherd shows off some of the plants growing in her raised garden plot at the Mirrormont Pea Patch during summer 2011.

By Greg Farrar
Linda Shepherd shows off some of the plants growing in her raised garden plot at the Mirrormont Pea Patch during summer 2011.

Now serving her second year as president of the Mirrormont Community Association, Shepherd was also the driving force behind the founding of the Mirrormont Pea Patch.

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