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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 16, 2017

Cities Commit Nearly $7 Million to Human Services

Leadership of the nonprofit coalition Eastside Human Services Forum congratulated city governments for their investments in human services that amounted to a 14 percent increase for 2017-18.

The adopted budgets for the cities of Issaquah, Bellevue, Bothell...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Harvest Issaquah: Grow a Row for the Food Bank

As you start your early spring crops, considering growing a row for the Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank.

Help the Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank as a Harvest Issaquah volunteer.

The food bank is seeking peas, beets, carrots, potatoes, beans (fava, bu...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Environmental Awards: Nominations Now Accepted

Nominate outstanding citizens for the Ruth Kees Environmental Award — our community's highest honor for environmental advocates — and the Community Environmental Award.

Kees' namesake award honors the legacy of a grassroots activist who for mo...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Count Us In: Addressing Homelessness in Our Region

To help address homelessness throughout our region, Issaquah recently participated in Count Us In.

All Home King County coordinated the annual count of people living unsheltered, living in shelter or transitional housing, a qualitative survey of people exp...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Learn More: Options for Difficult-to-Recycle Items

Issaquah residents can drop off special recycling items at The Recology Store for free.

These are items that can't be tossed into your curbside recycling carts — but still deserve to be recycled — including:

  • CFL lightbulbs
  • Household...
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Posted on: January 30, 2017

Human Services Grants: Fostering a Healthy Community

As part of our efforts to foster a healthy community, we're pleased to announce our human services grant recipients.

In Issaquah, we strive to be a community where every person is considered essential, and where meeting basic human needs is considered a sh...

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

Apply Now: Recology CleanScapes Artist in Residence

Recology CleanScapes is seeking local artists for its Artist in Residence (AIR) Program.

The program provides artists the opportunity to create art using materials gathered from the company’s recycling facility in South Seattle.

The residency include...

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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 3, 2017

Go Online to Check the Line at Transfer Stations

Customers heading to the King County Solid Waste Division's Algona, Bow Lake, Factoria, Houghton, Renton or Shoreline transfer stations can now view the line of vehicles waiting to enter the stations and see average disposal times.

Photos of transfer stati...

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