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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Learn More: Hantavirus Safety Tips

During the last several months, two people in King County have become ill with Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS), including one Issaquah man who died. Hantavirus can cause a rare but deadly disease called HPS. In Washington state, hantavirus is carried...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Volunteer Opportunity: Keep Issaquah Beautiful Day

Earth Day is also Keep Issaquah Beautiful Day. Volunteer with the Downtown Issaquah Association to help clean up several locations throughout our community. The event is from 9 a.m.-noon April 22, 2017. If you can pick up litter, push a broom, swing a ...Read on...
Posted on: March 15, 2017

You're Invited: Issaquah Neighborhood Summit

Become a champion for your neighborhood! Join us for our first Issaquah Neighborhood Summit from 9-11:30 a.m. April 1, 2017, at the Issaquah Senior Center, 75 N.E. Creek Way.

This event aims to build relationships and connections among residents, the City ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Citizen Survey: Help Us to Better Serve You

Check your mailbox. 

If you've received a postcard from the City of Issaquah, you live in one of 3,000 households randomly selected to participate in our 2017 citizen survey. The survey will arrive soon after the postcard. We’re using the ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Washington at War: Free World War I History Event

A century ago, the United States entered the Great War to fight alongside our European allies. But Washington's homefront experience began long before the country entered what became to be known as World War I, and continued afterward.

You're invited as th...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Library Hosts Free Kids' STEM Workshop

Design and create your own roller coaster using simple physics for a hair-raising experience!

You're invited as the Issaquah Library hosts a STEM for Fun workshop, for children ages 8-14.

"Physics of Fun: Roller Coasters" is 4-5 p.m. April 13, 201...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Understanding and Preventing Youth Suicide

You're invited to join candid discussions regarding youth suicide as Friends of Youth and the Issaquah Schools Foundation’s Healthy Youth Initiative host "Walking into Hope."

Our young people sometimes navigate treacherous landscapes, resulting in de...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Hidden in Plain Sight: Help Prevent Youth Substance Abuse

Would you see the signs of youth alcohol or drug use in your home? Looks can be very deceiving — especially if you don't know what to look for.

Come to a "Hidden in Plain Sight" exhibit and learn what to look for and what to do if you do fi...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Civil Disagreement: How to Have Meaningful Conversations

In our increasingly polarized political environment, how can we have civil discussions with those whom we have profound disagreements?

You're invited to a free program — "Civil Disagreement: How to Have Meaningful Conversations" &md...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Join Us: Stronger Together, Inspirational Community Event

You're invited to a free community event — Stronger Together: Defeating Fear Through the Power of Storytelling — featuring TEDx speaker Luis Ortega.

The current political climate has raised many questions and concerns within the immigrant commu...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Brighten Olde Town with a Flower Basket Donation

downtown flower basket Make Olde Town a more beautiful place by considering a donation to the Downtown Issaquah Association's flower basket program. Donations from community members determine how many baskets grace downtown streets. The baskets — which have been a b...Read on...
Posted on: March 3, 2017

Hello, Neighbors! City of Issaquah Joins Nextdoor

We're pleased to join our community on Nextdoor! Nextdoor is a private network that allows residents and public agencies to post updates and share information with the community.  Our goal is to share information that is specific and relevant ...Read on...
Posted on: March 7, 2017

Mine Hikes: Explore Issaquah's Coalmining Past

You're invited as the Issaquah History Museums host Mine Hikes throughout 2017.

Join trained guides Doug Bristol and Brian Thorn on hikes through the history of Issaquah's early coal industry.

During each trip, guides will entertain hikers with tales of ou...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Issaquah Job Fair: Find the Right Position for You

Take the next step in your job search! Attend the Issaquah Job Fair with more than 30 local employers. The fourth-annual event is free and open to all ages, with a focus on job seekers ages 16 to 24. The job fair returns to Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave...Read on...
Posted on: February 16, 2017

Register Now: Free Cascade Gardener Classes

Cascade Gardener Classes start soon — just in time for spring!

From February to April, free classes will be taught by a team of expert gardening professionals on a wide range of topics, including:

  • Natural yard care
  • Edible gardens
  • Drip-irrigation basics
  • S...
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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Free Tax Assistance Available at Issaquah Library

Free tax help is available to people of all ages and incomes, thanks to the AARP Foundation. Get free individualized tax preparation assistance, starting at 10 a.m. Saturdays through April 15, 2017, at the Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way. Sessions ...Read on...
Posted on: January 30, 2017

Now Available: Free Citizenship Classes

Learn how to become a U.S. citizen, thanks to free classes at the Issaquah Library.

Study for the naturalization test — including civics and government questions, reading and writing English, and practicing your interview skills.

You can join anytime...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Now Available: Free Tax Prep Services

Free tax help is available through April 20, 2017, at a site near you.United Way of King County's Free Tax Preparation Campaign is here to help. If your household makes less than $64,000 per year, head to one of 27 locations in King County for free help...Read on...
Posted on: January 11, 2017

Cheers! Downtown Wine Walk Series Returns

Cheers! You're invited to the Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk Series. The annual event returns from 6-9 p.m. on the first Friday of the month from February to June — Feb. 3, March 3, April 7, May 5 and June 2, 2017. Enjoy live music, art happeni...Read on...
Posted on: January 11, 2017

State of Mind: Events Focus on Youth Mental Health

You're invited to community State of Mind conferences focused on youth mental health and substance abuse issues. The series — sponsored by Swedish Medical Center Issaquah, Issaquah Schools Foundation Healthy Youth Initiative and Influence the ...Read on...