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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Shop Local: Issaquah Loyal

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Now, more than ever, Issaquah businesses need our help. This holiday season, there’s great options to show you are #IssaquahLoyal and help sustain our local economy.

  • Buy meals for the holidays at local restaurants. Take-out and curbside pickup is available...
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Posted on: November 15, 2020

COVID-19: New Statewide Restrictions

Stay Home, Stay Safe

In response to the rapid spread of COVID-19, Governor Jay Inslee recently announced the following restrictions, which will take effect statewide from 11:59 p.m. Nov. 16-Dec. 14, including:

  • Indoor gatherings with people outside the household will be prohibi...
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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Traffic Alert: Gilman Lane Closures

New Signal

Crews are working to build a new, four-way traffic signal at the intersection of Northwest Gilman Boulevard and Northwest Juniper Street.

Drivers should expect delays in both directions of Northwest Gilman Boulevard from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays starting Nov...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

City Council Approves 2021 Budget

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After listening to public feedback and deliberating this fall, the City Council adopted a 2021 budget for the City of Issaquah on Nov. 16 that funds key community priorities, demonstrates fiscal restraint and is mindful of the current pandemic. 

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Latest Results: 2020 General Election

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For the most up-to-date results in the 2020 General election, check the King County Elections webpage. Updated results will be posted each day at 4 p.m.

Election results are certified by each county on Nov. 24, 2020. The Secretary of State certifies final ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

Thanksgiving Weekend: Turkey Trot

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The Issaquah Turkey Trot is a fun & casual run, walk, or trot the weekend of Thanksgiving. 

This year, due to COVID-19, there are 7 different courses that you can explore anytime of day over the 4-day weekend. The purpose is to come together a...

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

Holiday Precautions: Package Theft

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With the rise in online purchasing due to the pandemic, it is more important than ever to prevent package theft this holiday season.

Issaquah Police anticipate seeing a rise in package thefts. Many of the incidents are crimes of opportunity that occur when...

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Now Available: Issaquah Pink Patch

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The Issaquah Police Department has released its annual promotional uniform patch as part of the Pink Patch Project. The patch can be purchased for $10. Simply email your request in to IPD to get instructions for payment and how to receive the patch in the...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

COVID-19: Need Help?

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Federal, state and local governments are working to help those in need during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

See if You Qualify: Utility Rebate

City Hall

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: May 7, 2020

COVID-19: Resources for Businesses

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As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, Issaquah is committed to supporting local businesses with resources.

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Thanksgiving Weekend: Artists Sunday

Support local artists and creative businesses on Artists Sunday, Nov. 29 – and give the gift of art this holiday season!

Artists Sunday is a national movement to encourage consumers to shop with local artists and craftspeople during the holiday s...

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Arts & Culture
Posted on: November 18, 2020

East Lake Sammamish Trail Tunnel Mural

The Eastlake Sammamish Pedestrian and Bike Tunnel has undergone an artistic update with the addition of Devin Finley's "Northwest Paracosm". Read what the artist has to say about the new artwork.

Click to see more detail

Artist: Devin Fin...

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Arts & Culture
Posted on: October 23, 2020

Pop Up Art: Downtown Issaquah

Artisan art is popping up in Historic Downtown Issaquah for the season in the Rogue Building and the Train Depot through the end of the year and makes for great gifts as we approach the holiday season. 

The Artisan Market features artwork ranging ...

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Arts & Culture
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Project Ignite: Eastside Fire & Rescue Art Campaign

What is Project Ignite? Eastside Fire & Rescue is normally extinguishing fires; however, this is one we want to burn bright! Project Ignite is a community art project designed to spread kindness and joy. Community members routinely u...

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Arts & Culture
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Arts: Issaquah Becomes Washington's Newest Creative District

After 18 months of planning, steering committees, community engagement and applying, the City of Issaquah is officially Washington’s newest Certified Creative District. A Creative District is a geographically defined area where art, culture, soc...

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Arts & Culture

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

COVID-19: Disaster Assistance to Small Businesses

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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: November 18, 2020

City Council Approves 2021 Budget

After listening to public feedback and deliberating this fall, the City Council adopted a 2021 budget for the City of Issaquah on Nov. 16 that funds key community priorities, demonstrates fiscal restraint and is mindful of the current pandemic. 

T...

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City Hall
Posted on: November 3, 2020

Election 2020: Find Results for Issaquah Districts

For the most up to date results in the 2020 General election, check the King County Elections results page.

Results are updated when a county reports new tabulations. Election results are certified by each county on Nov. 24, 2020. The Secretary of State ce...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Shop Local: Issaquah Loyal

Now, more than ever, Issaquah businesses need our help. This holiday season, there’s great options to show you are #IssaquahLoyal and help sustain our local economy.

  • Buy meals for the holidays at local restaurants. Take-out and curbside pickup is...
Read on...

Community
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Thanksgiving Weekend: Turkey Trot

The Issaquah Turkey Trot is a fun & casual run, walk, or trot the weekend of Thanksgiving. 

This year, due to COVID-19, there are 7 different courses that you can explore anytime of day over the 4-day weekend. The purpose is to come together a...

Read on...

Community
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Recycling Event: Appliances, Mattresses, Propane Tanks and More!

Drop off old household items from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 12, 2020 at Issaquah High School, 700 2nd Ave. S.E. Issaquah, WA 98027.

We will collect the following for free (unless noted):

Appliances and Scrap Metals

  • Stoves, microwaves, washers, dryers, dishwashers, ...
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Community
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Holiday Activities in the Highlands

Grand Ridge Plaza, in partnership with the Issaquah Highlands Community Association, have put together a number of holiday events and programs for you and your family to safely take part in this season.

Santa Cruises the Highlands

He's making a lis...

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Community
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Mask Distribution Event

The City of Issaquah is hosting a drive-through only pick up event on Dec. 10 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Interested residents can enter at the Pickering Barn parking lot entrance, drive up to staff and tell them the number of masks they need. 2 cloth reusable ma...

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Community
Posted on: November 15, 2020

COVID-19: New Statewide Restrictions

Stay Home, Stay Safe

In response to the rapid spread of COVID-19, Governor Jay Inslee recently announced the following restrictions, which will take effect statewide from 11:59 p.m. Nov. 16-Dec. 14, including:

  • Indoor gatherings with people outside the household will be prohibi...
Read on...

Community
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Community Assistance: Bilingual Volunteers

We Need Volunteers 

Are you bilingual? Do you feel you can use your languages to help others? Do you have time to help?

We are looking for community members with bilingual language skills, who can help in a variety of non-profit organizations in ou...

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Community
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...
Read on...

Community

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Now Updated: Development Report

Learn more about construction projects in Issaquah, including a new middle school in Talus; an expansion of Costco’s headquarters; new affordable housing units; and more in our development report.

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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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Emergency Preparedness

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Traffic Alert: Gilman Lane Closures

New Signal

Crews are working to build a new, four-way traffic signal at the intersection of Northwest Gilman Boulevard and Northwest Juniper Street.

Drivers should expect delays in both directions of Northwest Gilman Boulevard from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays starting Nov...

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Neighborhoods: Central Issaquah
Posted on: November 18, 2020

East Lake Sammamish Trail Tunnel Mural

The Eastlake Sammamish Pedestrian and Bike Tunnel has undergone an artistic update with the addition of Devin Finley's "Northwest Paracosm". Read what the artist has to say about the new artwork.

Click to see more detail

Artist: Devin Finley, Defi...

Read on...

Neighborhoods: Central Issaquah

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Holiday Activities in the Highlands

Grand Ridge Plaza, in partnership with the Issaquah Highlands Community Association, have put together a number of holiday events and programs for you and your family to safely take part in this season.

Santa Cruises the Highlands

He's making a list, checki...

Read on...

Neighborhoods: Issaquah Highlands

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Upcoming Meetings: Olde Town Architectural Standards

The City of Issaquah is proposing the adoption of new Olde Town Architectural Standards that – if approved by the City Council early in 2021 – would apply to properties located in our Single Family – Duplex zoning district in Olde Town (see the gold shade...

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Neighborhoods: Olde Town

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Update: Comcast Service on Squak

For the past several months, Comcast has been working to improve service to its customers on Squak Mountain.

While some projects have been completed, work is still needed to better serve customers on upper Squak Mountain, including the Forest Rim neighborh...

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Neighborhoods: Squak Mountain

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Talus: Parcel 9 Site Hydroseeded

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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Neighborhoods: Talus

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Posted on: November 15, 2020

COVID-19: New Statewide Restrictions

Stay Home, Stay Safe

In response to the rapid spread of COVID-19, Governor Jay Inslee recently announced the following restrictions, which will take effect statewide from 11:59 p.m. Nov. 16-Dec. 14, including:

  • Indoor gatherings with people outside the household will be prohibi...
Read on...

Parks & Community Services
Posted on: October 13, 2020

Update: Bike Park

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The 2020 capital improvement budget for construction of the bike park at the Central Park location, is reliant upon the receipt of grant funding through the annual King County Youth and Amateur Sports grant program. Unfortunately, King County did not fund...

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Parks & Community Services
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Fall Recreation Guide Released

Rec Guide Fall 2020

The Fall 2020 Recreation Guide is here and packed full of important dates and events.

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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: July 10, 2020

Swamp Trail Reopens

Swamp Trail

The popular Swamp Trail, a family friendly trail that is part of the Tradition Plateau trail system, has re-opened after the Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) AmeriCorps members did general trail improvements and replaced the old boardwalk, improving th...

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

Holiday Precautions: Package Theft

With the rise in online purchasing due to the pandemic, it is more important than ever to prevent package theft this holiday season.

Issaquah Police anticipate seeing a rise in package thefts. Many of the incidents are crimes of opportunity that occur when...

Read on...

Police
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Pink Patch Project: Issaquah Police Department Promotional Patch Released

Pink Patch

The Issaquah Police Department (IPD) have released their annual promotional uniform patch as part of the Pink Patch Project. The patch can be purchased for $10. Simply email your request in to IPD to get instructions for payment and how to receive the pat...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Senior Center: November Newsletter is Here!

The November 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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Senior Services
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Fall Recreation Guide Released

Rec Guide Fall 2020

The Fall 2020 Recreation Guide is here and packed full of important dates and information for seniors.

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Traffic Alert: Gilman Lane Closures

New Signal

Crews are working to build a new, four-way traffic signal at the intersection of Northwest Gilman Boulevard and Northwest Juniper Street.

Drivers should expect delays in both directions of Northwest Gilman Boulevard from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays starting No...

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Traffic Alerts
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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Traffic Alerts
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...

Traffic Alerts

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

University of Washington COVID-19 Mobility Survey

A new survey by the University of Washington aims to find out how people are doing during this unexpected, long period of partial shutdown.

It’s a follow up to a survey conducted last spring at the beginning of the pandemic. The fall survey seek...

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