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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Fourth of July: “Parade to You”

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The City of Issaquah’s Downhome Fourth of July Parade has always been a celebration of people, pets, history and our community.

To help keep our community healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic, however, there will not be a traditional event and pa...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Fireworks Ban: Stay Safe on Independence Day

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Stay safe on the Fourth of July — and remember the City of Issaquah’s ban on the use and possession of all fireworks without a permit. The ban encompasses all fireworks — including sparklers, cones, fountains and Roman candle...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

City Provides Free Face Coverings

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The City of Issaquah is offering free cloth face coverings for community members for pickup from 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays at Issaquah City Hall, 130 E. Sunset Way.

These are only available as supplies last, so please only take what you need.

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Pilot: Front Street Streatery

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To support local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Issaquah is partnering with the Downtown Issaquah Association to launch a pilot project that opens vehicle travel lanes on Front and Alder streets for outdoor dining, as restaurants&...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Black Lives Matter March, Next Steps

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Message from Mayor Mary Lou Pauly:

June 12, 2020 was a historic day in Issaquah, as an estimated 500 community members peacefully marched down Front Street to City Hall for a Black Lives Matter demonstration.I was honored to attend this community-led march...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

See if You Qualify: Utility Rebate

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Did you know that low-income households in Issaquah can apply for a yearly $100 utility rebate check?

Here’s the process:

  1. See if you qualify.
  2. Apply to Puget Sound Energy’s HELP program.
  3. Once approved, fill out the City’s applicat...
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Posted on: June 10, 2020

What's Open: Parks and Community Services

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Following King County’s plan for a modified reopening of some activities during the COVID-19 pandemic, here’s our status for parks/community services. 

As of June 9, the skate park, basketball courts and park shelters are now o...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

COVID-19: Learn More

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Washington State is following a phased reopening to resume business, recreational and social activities.

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Eastside Arts Audience Participation Survey

Do you participate or take classes in the arts? How do you feel about returning to a theatre or continuing virtual learning? 

The Eastside Arts & Culture Coalition and the Cities of Issaquah, Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond and Renton, has launche...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

COVID-19: Disaster Assistance to Small Businesses

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Washington small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of COVID-19.

The interest rate is 3.75 percent for small busin...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

City Provides Free Face Coverings

The City of Issaquah is offering free cloth face coverings for community members for pickup from 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays at Issaquah City Hall, 130 E. Sunset Way.

These are only available as supplies last, so please only take what you need.

Issaquah C...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

See if You Qualify: Utility Rebate

Did you know that low-income households in Issaquah can apply for a yearly $100 utility rebate check?

Here’s the process:

  1. See if you qualify.
  2. Apply to Puget Sound Energy’s HELP program.
  3. Once approved, fill out the City’s applicat...
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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Pilot: Front Street Streatery

To support local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Issaquah is partnering with the Downtown Issaquah Association to launch a pilot project that opens vehicle travel lanes on Front and Alder streets for outdoor dining, as restaurants&...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Construction Starts: Westridge Block 4

Construction will start soon for Polygon Northwest’s Westridge Block 4 development, located at the northwest corner of Northeast Ellis Drive and Westridge Way Northeast in the Issaquah Highlands.   Crews will be onsite later th...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

2020 Issaquah Citizen Corps Training & Events

The Issaquah Citizen Corps (ICC) has published their 2020 calendar of events and training. Radio training, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) classes, Rapid Impact Survey training and much more is on the schedule for 2020.

If interested in taking par...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Highlands: Expect Real Estate Appraiser Visits

Real estate appraisers for the King County Department of Assessments will be performing physical inspections in the Issaquah Highlands area this fall through the summer of 2020.These inspections take place once every six years for all real estate in King ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Construction Starts: Westridge Block 4

Construction will start soon for Polygon Northwest’s Westridge Block 4 development, located at the northwest corner of Northeast Ellis Drive and Westridge Way Northeast in the Issaquah Highlands.   Crews will be onsite later this week to...

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Neighborhoods: Issaquah Highlands

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Pedestrian Detour: Newport Way NW

From 7 a.m.-6 p.m. July 7, pedestrians will be detoured to the southern side of Newport Way Northwest between Northwest Pine Cone Drive and Southeast 54th Street as crews install a landscape water meter for Revel at the 2400 block of the road.

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

July 6: Council Meeting

At the July 6 Council meeting, City staff will be presenting an agenda bill related to Olde Town land use code updates and a status update on projects relating to traffic calming and pedestrian improvements in and around the Olde Town neighborhood.&nb...

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Neighborhoods: Olde Town
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Pilot: Front Street Streatery

To support local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Issaquah is partnering with the Downtown Issaquah Association to launch a pilot project that opens vehicle travel lanes on Front and Alder streets for outdoor dining, as restaurants&...

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Neighborhoods: Olde Town

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

South Cove: WSDOT I-90 Project Update

Starting June 8, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) work crews began work within City limits on their Auxiliary Lane and Sound-Wall Project along Interstate-90. Crews recently removed trees within WSDOT’s right of way in prepa...

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Neighborhoods: South Cove
Posted on: April 10, 2020

Infrastructure Improvements: Water Main Work to Continue

Beginning April 13, the City of Issaquah will resume work to replace 50-year-old water mains in the South Cove neighborhood.

The project has been approved as essential work to continue, since it improves vital infrastructure.

The first phase will take place...

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Neighborhoods: South Cove

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Talus: Parcel 9 Update

Following hillside movement in late 2015, the property owner of Parcel 9 – located in Talus near the intersection of Northwest Talus Drive and Shangri-La Way Northwest – has been stabilizing the property with several measures, includin...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Talus Middle School: Construction Update

The Issaquah School District’s Middle School #6 project is progressing in your community. Below are a series of updates: 

Talus and SR-900 Radar and Storm Line Installation

The new radar equipment to replace signal loop detection is now i...

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Neighborhoods: Talus

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Aquatics: Pool Reopening in Limited Capacity

Parks and Community Services staff are excited to announce that the pool will reopen on July 6 for lap swim and water walking through lane reservations. Other programs like recreational swimming will return at a later phase of Washington’s reope...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Parks and Community Services Update

Parks Reopening V7

Following King County’s plan for a modified reopening of some activities during the COVID-19 pandemic, here’s our status for parks/community services. 

As of June 9, the skate park, basketball courts and park shelters are now o...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Fireworks Ban: Stay Safe on Independence Day

Stay safe on the Fourth of July — and remember the City of Issaquah’s ban on the use and possession of all fireworks without a permit. The ban encompasses all fireworks — including sparklers, cones, fountains and Roman candle...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Senior Center: July Newsletter is Here!

The July Newsletter is here! We have tons of virtual resources, events and classes. Be sure to check out the lunch menu to see what is being offered to go daily!

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Pilot: Front Street Streatery

To support local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Issaquah is partnering with the Downtown Issaquah Association to launch a pilot project that opens vehicle travel lanes on Front and Alder streets for outdoor dining, as restaurants&...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

Traffic Alerts: WSDOT I-90 Project Update

Starting June 8, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) work crews began work within City limits on their Auxiliary Lane and Sound-Wall Project along Interstate-90. Crews recently removed trees within WSDOT’s right of way in prepa...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Sammamish to Close SE Issaquah-Fall City Road

The City of Sammamish will be closing Southeast Issaquah-Fall City Road starting April 13 as part of a project to widen the road to four lanes, between 242nd Avenue Southeast and Klahanie Drive Southeast. The additional lanes – along with new ro...

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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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