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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Art Together: Free Virtual Workshop for Teens

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Join local artist Tina Velazquez Hays for a free virtual art workshop from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 20 for teens ages 13-17. During the workshop, participants will be focusing on color and line making to create mandalas that reflect their unique experienc...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

REI Selects Issaquah for Satellite Office

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REI Co-op, a specialty outdoor retailer, recently announced it selected Issaquah – otherwise known as Trailhead City – as the location for its first satellite office.

The nation’s largest consumer co-op selected Rowley Propert...

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Posted on: January 1, 2021

State Parks: Free Entrance Days in 2021

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The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will again offer 12 free days next year, in which day-use visitors won’t need a Discover Pass to visit state parks by vehicle. The first free day of 2021 is New Year’s Day, Jan. 1.

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Influence The Choice: Student Video Contest

Influence the Choice is sponsoring their 9th annual video contest to inspire youths to positively influence each other by producing 2 minute public service announcements on one of the following topics:

  •  “What are the methods you are usin...
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Arts & Culture
Posted on: February 26, 2021

Art Together: Free Virtual Workshop for Teens

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Join local artist Tina Velazquez Hays for a free virtual art workshop from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 20 for teens ages 13-17. During the workshop, participants will be focusing on color and line making to create mandalas that reflect their unique experienc...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

K-6th: Poison Prevention Poster Contest

Mr. Yuk and the Washington Poison Center invite students grades Kindergarten through 6th to participate in our 15th annual Poison Prevention Poster Contest. This year’s theme is “Mr. Yuk Saves the Day!”The annual Poison Preve...

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Arts & Culture
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Issaquah History Museum: Pandemic Memory Book

What might people in the future want to learn when they look back at the COVID-19 pandemic that we’re living through today? Will they want to see how we coped with public health guidelines and restrictions? How we adapted to changes in our day-t...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Funding: Lodging Tax Advisory Committee 2021 Initiatives

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The City of Issaquah Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) is seeking to recommend initiatives from Issaquah businesses and not-for-profit organizations to the City Council for funding this year.

Specifically, the LTAC is seeking funding requests for up to...

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Business
Posted on: February 25, 2021

REI Selects Issaquah for Satellite Office

REI Office - Photo by GLY and Vivid Aerial Ascent

REI Co-op, a specialty outdoor retailer, recently announced it selected Issaquah – otherwise known as Trailhead City – as the location for its first satellite office.

The nation’s largest consumer co-op selected Rowley Propert...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Influence The Choice: Spring Fun Run

In the spirit of Influence the Choice's mission to support the physical, emotional and social wellness of our youth, they are excited to announce the first annual Spring Fun Run! Participants can take part virtually at their convenience. Simply f...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Volunteer: ARCH Citizen Advisory Board

The City of Issaquah is a member of A Regional Coalition for Housing (ARCH), which is a partnership of King County and Eastside cities that have joined together to assist with preserving and increasing the supply of housing for low– and moderate...

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Development
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Now Updated: Development Report

Learn more about construction projects in Issaquah, including a school update in Providence Point; an expansion of Costco’s headquarters; middle school update in Talus; and more in our development report.

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Water Main Improvements

Utility improvements are occurring in your neighborhood!

The City of Issaquah’s contractor (Advanced Construction) will be making improvements to the water main in front of some resident's homes in the South Lake Sammamish community star...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Pickleball: Now Open With Reservation

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Parks & Community Services staff are excited to welcome back pickleball at the Community Center on a reservation basis. 

Reservations

Pickleball reservations will be for Tuesdays and Thursdays on courts 2 and 3. 

If a timeslot happens t...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

State Parks: Free Entrance Days in 2021

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The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will again offer 12 free days next year, in which day-use visitors won’t need a Discover Pass to visit state parks by vehicle. The first free day of 2021 is New Year’s Day, Jan. 1.

St...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Now Available: Monthly Police Report

As part of Issaquah's Police Accountability, Equity and Human Services Action Plan, our police department issues a monthly activity report that summarizes crimes reported, communications at our call center and officer calls for service.

View our r...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Commercial Recycling: Start 2021 Fresh

Start the new year with a refreshed effort to recycle or compost at your business. In the first six months of 2021, the City of Issaquah is offering extra recycling support to businesses. At no cost your business can receive technical assistance, recyclin...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Plastic Bags: New Statewide Ban Starts Feb. 1, 2021

While the City of Issaquah has had a ban on single-use plastic bags since 2014, the State Legislature has passed its own statewide bag ban in 2020.

This means that starting on Feb. 1, 2021, the Citywide plastic bag ban will be replaced with the state ban, ...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Traffic Alert: Issaquah-Fall City Road Capital Project

The City of Sammamish is undertaking a project that will
impact traffic along Issaquah-Fall City Rd adjacent to the Klahanie neighborhood. 

The project will be widening the roadway between 242nd Ave SE and Klahanie Dr SE from two to five lanes. ...Read on...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

New Orca Card Pass Program for Transit

Transit allows communities and individuals to access the opportunities needed to thrive. That’s why King County Metro and Sound Transit have partnered to create a new, subsidized annual pass program, allowing qualifying riders to travel on our s...

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