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Posted on: February 11, 2016

You're Invited: Defeating Racism Conversation

You're invited as Issaquah History Museums and Humanities Washington partner to host actor and storyteller Eva Abram for a conversation about racism.

The free event is at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 27, 2016, at the Issaquah Depot Museum, 78 First Ave. N.E.

Thr...Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2016

Calling All Artists: Central Park Project

Central Park Field 1

We're seeking exciting public art opportunities for Issaquah's Central Park.

The City of Issaquah invites professional artists or artist teams to submit their qualifications for consideration to design artwork for new athletic facilities and fields at ...Read on...

Posted on: January 25, 2016

You're Invited: Issaquah Community Talent Show

Share your special talent at the Issaquah Community Talent Show!

Can you or your friends act, sing, dance, play a musical instrument, juggle, tell a funny joke or do magic tricks? Show us at the Issaquah Community Talent Show, presented by the Issaquah...Read on...

Posted on: January 15, 2016

Calling All Artists: Skate Park Public Art

We’re seeking exciting public art opportunities for Issaquah's new skate park.

The City of Issaquah invites professional artists or artist teams to submit their qualifications for consideration to create artwork for our new skate park at Tibbetts Valle...Read on...


City Hall

2 Stories
Posted on: January 20, 2016

Volunteer: Serve on Our Boards and Commissions

Our volunteer boards and commissions do important work — but they can't do it without you.

Serving on a City board or commission is a fun, interesting and impactful way to make a difference in our community. We're now accepting applications for all boa...Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2015

Lawmakers Approve Important Issaquah Projects

During the 2015 legislative session, state lawmakers awarded funding for important local projects to improve Interstate 90 in the Issaquah area and to enhance our community’s parks, recreation and open space.

"On behalf of all of our entire community, ...Read on...


Community

11 Stories
Posted on: February 5, 2016

City is Dedicated to Issaquah's Seniors

Issaquah is a great place to live, work, play, learn and visit. Together, these qualities also make our City a great place to retire.

As a community, we want to provide the best quality services possible to Issaquah's seniors.

Recently, after many m...Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2016

Raise a Glass to Issaquah's Hidden History

Delve into Issaquah's hidden history, with small town stories of true crime and love gone wrong.

Explore our community’s colorful past as the Downtown Issaquah Association and the Issaquah History Museums host a historic pub crawl.

The event starts ...Read on...

Posted on: February 11, 2016

You're Invited: Defeating Racism Conversation

You're invited as Issaquah History Museums and Humanities Washington partner to host actor and storyteller Eva Abram for a conversation about racism.

The free event is at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 27, 2016, at the Issaquah Depot Museum, 78 First Ave. N.E.

Thr...Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2016

Walk 'n Wag: Dog-Friendly Event Helps State Park

Bring your dog to Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park's first Walk 'n Wag.

Walk 'n Wag arrives at the state park from 10 a.m.-noon March 19, 2016. The park is located at 2000 N.W. Sammamish Road.

Rangers have created an intriguing 5K trail for dogs...Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2016

History Walk: Step Into Issaquah's Past

Step into Issaquah's past Feb. 20, 2016, and explore our history from Native Americans to the present day.

Join Doug Bristol, Issaquah History Museums docent and storyteller extraordinaire, on a walk through our community.

The walk starts at 10 a.m....Read on...

Posted on: January 20, 2016

Volunteer: Serve on Our Boards and Commissions

Our volunteer boards and commissions do important work — but they can't do it without you.

Serving on a City board or commission is a fun, interesting and impactful way to make a difference in our community. We're now accepting applications for all boa...Read on...

Posted on: January 26, 2016

Tackling Traffic: Community Open Houses

Help Issaquah tackle traffic. Join us for our community open houses to learn more!

Mayor Fred Butler recently appointed volunteers to serve on a Traffic Task Force, which is studying and making recommendations on a package of transportation projects th...Read on...

Posted on: February 1, 2016

Volunteer: Help Restore State Park's Natural Areas

Help improve Lake Sammamish State Park.

Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park is seeking volunteers to work in a Living Laboratory project to remove invasive plants and add native species. The next event is from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 13, 2016.

Dress ap...Read on...

Posted on: January 25, 2016

You're Invited: Issaquah Community Talent Show

Share your special talent at the Issaquah Community Talent Show!

Can you or your friends act, sing, dance, play a musical instrument, juggle, tell a funny joke or do magic tricks? Show us at the Issaquah Community Talent Show, presented by the Issaquah...Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2016

Cheers! Downtown Wine Walk Series Returns

Cheers! You're invited to the Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk Series.

The fifth annual event returns from 6-9 p.m. on the first Friday of the month from February to June — Feb. 5, March 4, April 1, May 6 and June 3, 2016.

Enjoy live music, art happening...Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2016

Now Available: Free Tax Prep Services

Tax help is available Jan. 11- April 21, 2016, at a site near you.

If your household makes less than $62,000 per year, head to one of 24 locations in King County for free help filing your taxes, with no appointment necessary and no fees to pay.

Plus...Read on...


Development

3 Stories
Posted on: January 29, 2016

Central Issaquah is Region's Newest Growth Center

Central Issaquah is our area's newest regional growth center.

Our community's Central Issaquah Plan aims to transform the area — currently a collection of strip malls, office buildings and parking lots — into a vibrant, walkable community with new hous...Read on...

Posted on: January 20, 2016

Project Update: Issaquah Gateway Apartments

Issaquah Gateway Apartments

Work is underway on the Issaquah Gateway Apartments between Newport Way Northwest and Interstate 90.

The project at 2290 Newport Way N.W. includes 400 apartment units in 18 buildings, plus residential amenities surface and underground parking.

Work ...Read on...

Posted on: January 20, 2016

Project Update: Jazz Run Subdivision

Construction is underway on the Jazz Run subdivision along Southeast 48th Street.

The project, on the south side of the street at 23023 S.E. 48th St., includes 19 single-family homes on 6.82 acres. Work on Southeast 48th Street is within and permitted ...Read on...


Farmers Market

1 Story
Posted on: January 15, 2016

2016 Issaquah Farmers Market: Welcome, Vendors!

Potential vendors interested in participating in our Issaquah Farmers Market for the first time are invited to attend our 2016 jury days.

Jury days are an opportunity for new vendors to turn in their applications and show their products in person to ma...Read on...


Home

10 Stories
Posted on: February 1, 2016

Learn More: Issaquah's Water Quality

A recent New York Times Magazine article concerning substances called "perfluorochemicals," or PFCs, mentioned Issaquah's drinking water, but did not provide the entire story.

Issaquah meets all standards set for safe drinking water.

Issaquah partic...Read on...

Posted on: February 5, 2016

City is Dedicated to Issaquah's Seniors

Issaquah is a great place to live, work, play, learn and visit. Together, these qualities also make our City a great place to retire.

As a community, we want to provide the best quality services possible to Issaquah's seniors.

Recently, after many m...Read on...

Posted on: January 20, 2016

Volunteer: Serve on Our Boards and Commissions

Our volunteer boards and commissions do important work — but they can't do it without you.

Serving on a City board or commission is a fun, interesting and impactful way to make a difference in our community. We're now accepting applications for all boa...Read on...

Posted on: January 26, 2016

Tackling Traffic: Community Open Houses

Help Issaquah tackle traffic. Join us for our community open houses to learn more!

Mayor Fred Butler recently appointed volunteers to serve on a Traffic Task Force, which is studying and making recommendations on a package of transportation projects th...Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2016

Walk 'n Wag: Dog-Friendly Event Helps State Park

Bring your dog to Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park's first Walk 'n Wag.

Walk 'n Wag arrives at the state park from 10 a.m.-noon March 19, 2016. The park is located at 2000 N.W. Sammamish Road.

Rangers have created an intriguing 5K trail for dogs...Read on...

Posted on: November 20, 2015

Learn More: Latest Talus Information

Crews are monitoring hillside movement near Northwest Talus Drive at Parcel 9.

Read on...
Posted on: January 6, 2016

Traffic Alert: East Lake Sammamish Parkway

Drivers: Prepare for overnight work along East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast.

To minimize daytime traffic impacts, crews will begin working at night starting Feb. 1, 2016. Work will occur between 8 p.m.-6 a.m. Monday to Thursday for approximately on...Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2016

Cheers! Downtown Wine Walk Series Returns

Cheers! You're invited to the Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk Series.

The fifth annual event returns from 6-9 p.m. on the first Friday of the month from February to June — Feb. 5, March 4, April 1, May 6 and June 3, 2016.

Enjoy live music, art happening...Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2011

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see...Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Parks & Recreation

6 Stories
Posted on: February 5, 2016

Join Us: Mid-Winter Break Kids' Activities

Spend your mid-winter break with us at the Issaquah Community Center!

We have special activities planned at the community center, 301 Rainier Blvd. S., during the break, Feb. 16-19, 2016.

To learn more and register, go to issaquahwa.gov/register or...Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2016

Walk 'n Wag: Dog-Friendly Event Helps State Park

Bring your dog to Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park's first Walk 'n Wag.

Walk 'n Wag arrives at the state park from 10 a.m.-noon March 19, 2016. The park is located at 2000 N.W. Sammamish Road.

Rangers have created an intriguing 5K trail for dogs...Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2016

Register Now: Adult Flag Football League

flag football league

Experience the action of the gridiron in our adult flag football league.

Register by Feb. 22, 2016, for our spring league. Each team plays at least six guaranteed games, plus playoffs.

We offer 7-on-7 non-contact men's and coed leagues. Games start ...Read on...

Posted on: February 1, 2016

Volunteer: Help Restore State Park's Natural Areas

Help improve Lake Sammamish State Park.

Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park is seeking volunteers to work in a Living Laboratory project to remove invasive plants and add native species. The next event is from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 13, 2016.

Dress ap...Read on...

Posted on: January 15, 2016

Calling All Artists: Skate Park Public Art

We’re seeking exciting public art opportunities for Issaquah's new skate park.

The City of Issaquah invites professional artists or artist teams to submit their qualifications for consideration to create artwork for our new skate park at Tibbetts Valle...Read on...

Posted on: January 15, 2016

2016 Issaquah Farmers Market: Welcome, Vendors!

Potential vendors interested in participating in our Issaquah Farmers Market for the first time are invited to attend our 2016 jury days.

Jury days are an opportunity for new vendors to turn in their applications and show their products in person to ma...Read on...


Police

2 Stories
Posted on: February 11, 2016

Help Issaquah Police Find Burglary Suspect

burglary suspect

Issaquah police need assistance to identify the suspect in a recent occupied residential burglary.

The incident occurred at about 9:30 p.m. Feb. 6, 2016, at a home in Issaquah Highlands.

The homeowner confronted the suspect and a scuffle ensued, bef...Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2016

Join Us: Women in Law Enforcement Career Fair

Detective Laura Asbell

You're invited to meet Issaquah officers and learn about outstanding opportunities at the Women in Law Enforcement Career Fair.

The free event is from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 13, 2016, at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission, 19010 Fir...Read on...


Special Event Permits

1 Story
Posted on: October 12, 2015

Special Event: Village Theatre

Prepare for street closures near Village Theatre through mid-2016.

First Place Northwest will close between Northwest Dogwood and Northwest Alder streets for truck loading. The closures will be from 4:30-10:30 p.m. Oct. 18, 2015, and Jan. 3, Feb. 28, A...Read on...


Sustainability

6 Stories
Posted on: February 1, 2016

You're Invited: Celebrate 20 Years of Sustainability

Celebrate 20 years of sustainability in Issaquah Highlands with a free, fun and educational event.

The Future of Sustainability: A Community UnConference in Issaquah Highlands

1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Feb. 11, 2016

Blakely Hall, 2550 N.E. Park Drive
...Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2016

Issaquah Joins One Night Count

To help address homelessness throughout our region, Issaquah participated in the One Night Count for the first time.

Each January, the Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness organizes volunteers to help count men, women, and children who are out...Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2016

Days for Donations: Go Green and Give Back

Go green and give back during the Wheel Options Days for Donations campaign.

In February, when you ride transit, take the Sounder train, cycle, walk, carpool, vanpool, compress your schedule or telecommute, your logged non-drive alone days will not on...Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2016

Transit Card: ORCA Comes to Issaquah

You can buy a new transit card, reload your card, get your questions answered and more as ORCA comes to Issaquah on Feb. 19, 2016.

ORCA, or One Regional Card for All, representatives will be onsite in the Eagle Room at Issaquah City Hall and Police Dep...Read on...

Posted on: February 1, 2016

You're Invited: Meaningful Movies of Issaquah

Meaningful Movies of Issaquah

You're invited to learn more about the design of cities, including our own, at a free community event.

"Urbanized" — a feature-length documentary about the design of cities — examines the issues and strategies behind urban design, and features some of ...Read on...

Posted on: January 25, 2016

Eastside Cities Join Forces to Open Winter Shelter

Thanks to additional emergency funding from the cities of Bellevue, Issaquah, Redmond and Kirkland, an emergency winter shelter for single women opened Jan. 20, 2016, in partnership with The Sophia Way and Catholic Community Services.

The shelter, l...Read on...


Traffic Alerts

2 Stories
Posted on: January 6, 2016

Traffic Alert: East Lake Sammamish Parkway

Drivers: Prepare for overnight work along East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast.

To minimize daytime traffic impacts, crews will begin working at night starting Feb. 1, 2016. Work will occur between 8 p.m.-6 a.m. Monday to Thursday for approximately on...Read on...

Posted on: October 12, 2015

Traffic Alert: First Place Northwest

Prepare for street closures near Village Theatre through mid-2016.

First Place Northwest will close between Northwest Dogwood and Northwest Alder streets for truck loading. The closures will be from 4:30-10:30 p.m. Oct. 18, 2015, and Jan. 3, Feb. 28, A...Read on...


Transportation

2 Stories
Posted on: January 26, 2016

Tackling Traffic: Community Open Houses

Help Issaquah tackle traffic. Join us for our community open houses to learn more!

Mayor Fred Butler recently appointed volunteers to serve on a Traffic Task Force, which is studying and making recommendations on a package of transportation projects th...Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2016

Transit Card: ORCA Comes to Issaquah

You can buy a new transit card, reload your card, get your questions answered and more as ORCA comes to Issaquah on Feb. 19, 2016.

ORCA, or One Regional Card for All, representatives will be onsite in the Eagle Room at Issaquah City Hall and Police Dep...Read on...


Wedding / Event Rentals

2 Stories
Posted on: January 6, 2016

Couples' Choice: Tibbetts Creek Manor is Top Venue

Our Tibbetts Creek Manor is now ranked among the best wedding venues nationwide.

The manor is the recipient of a WeddingWire 2016 Couples' Choice Award, a yearly ranking of the top 5 percent of wedding professionals.

Winners demonstrate excellence i...Read on...

Posted on: January 7, 2016

Pickering Barn Again Named as Best Wedding Venue

For a second consecutive year, our Pickering Barn is ranked among the best wedding venues nationwide.

The barn is the recipient of a WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award , a yearly ranking of the top 5 percent of wedding professionals.

Winners demonstr...Read on...