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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Support Local: Downtown 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 open vehicle travel lanes on Front and Alder streets for outdoor dining, as restaurants’ indoor capacities are...

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Posted on: July 20, 2020

NW Samm Road: 90-Day Eastbound Closure

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The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is currently adding auxiliary lanes on I-90 in Issaquah.

Crews will also build sound walls along Northwest Sammamish Road, which requires a closure of the road’s eastboun...

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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: 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: 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: August 28, 2020

Call for Artwork: Face Mask Design

The City of Issaquah is seeking original, student (pre-K through 12th grade) artwork to create unique, Issaquah face masks. What would you like to see on a mask around Issaquah, in your neighborhood, at home? We would love to see your creative ideas!

Submi...

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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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Business

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Funding: Lodging Tax Advisory Committee Initiatives

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: September 2, 2020

Proposals: Request for Tourism Promotion Services

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The City of Issaquah is requesting proposals from qualified organizations or individuals with a successful track record in promotion and visitor attraction services. 

The City will budget up to $125,000 in 2021 to contract with one or more organiz...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Support Local: Downtown 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 open vehicle travel lanes on Front and Alder streets for outdoor dining, as restaurants’ indoor capacities are...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

COVID-19: Business Resources

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The City of Issaquah has consolidated resources to help your better understand COVID-19 from a business perspective, as well as how to respond.

Here are some other resources from partner organizations aiding businesses in the midst of the COVID Crisis:

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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: August 12, 2020

Take Part: Issaquah Based Adventure Lab

Come play the Great Carnivore Discovery Adventure Lab based in Issaquah!

What is an Adventure Lab?

Geocaching Adventure Lab is a new app and platform from the team at Geocaching HQ that allows you to create, play and share location-based experiences and gam...

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Community
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Issaquah Library to Open Curbside to Go

The Issaquah King County Library plans to open up for curbside pickup starting Aug. 5. Hours will be: 

  • Tue-Wed 1-7:30 p.m.
  • Thurs-Sat 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

There are three ways to use the service:

  1. Make an appointment on the myLIBRO mobile app or call the ...
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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
Posted on: July 21, 2020

Support Local: Downtown Streatery

To support local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Issaquah is partnering with the Downtown Issaquah Association to open vehicle travel lanes on Front and Alder streets for outdoor dining, as restaurants’ indoor capacities are...

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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: September 8, 2020

Update: Newport Way Slide Repair

Following a large rainfall event in February 2020, a small landslide occurred on King County Parks property adjacent to Newport Way Northwest.

The slide was stabilized in the short term (following a week-long closure of the road), but permanent repairs are...

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Neighborhoods: Newport
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Traffic Alert: Newport Way Northwest

Drivers should expect one-way alternating traffic along the 1900 block of Newport Way NW from 8:45 a.m.-3:45 p.m. starting Wednesday Aug. 19, as crews will be completing work related to the Newport Way NW frontage improvements for the RIVA project.&nb...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Recap: South Lake Sammamish Neighborhood Meeting

Thank you to those who joined Mayor Mary Lou Pauly; Deputy Council President Chris Reh and Councilmembers Barbara de Michele and Zach Hall; and members of our team for a virtual neighborhood call Aug. 12, 2020!

For those who were not able to join us, here&...

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Neighborhoods: South Lake Sammamish
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Sewer Main Rehabilitation Project

City work crews will be working in the South Lake Sammamish neighborhood on a Sewer Main Rehabilitation Project. This project involves the cleaning, television inspection and the lining of approximately 15,000 feet of 8-inch sanitary sewer main piping.

Cre...

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Neighborhoods: South Lake Sammamish
Posted on: July 20, 2020

NW Samm Road: 90-Day Eastbound Closure

WSDOT project

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is currently adding auxiliary lanes on I-90 in Issaquah.

Crews will also build sound walls along Northwest Sammamish Road, which requires a closure of the road’s eastboun...

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Neighborhoods: South Lake Sammamish

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Traffic Alert: Northwest Talus Drive

Drivers should expect delays from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 15-16 on Northwest Talus Drive near state Route 900 as crews work to install a storm water line for the new Issaquah Middle School.

While several lanes will be closed, two-way traffic will be maintained...

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Neighborhoods: Talus
Posted on: August 11, 2020

Parcel 9: Plastic Removed, Site Hydroseeded

The Parcel 9 developer has installed stabilization walls on Parcel 9, located west of the intersection of Northwest Talus Drive and Shangri-La Way Northwest.

Crews have now removed the plastic onsite, and will hydroseed the land before the wet season. The ...

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Neighborhoods: Talus

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Farmers Market Extended Through Oct. 24

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The Issaquah Farmers Market is being extended through Oct. 24.

Learn more about the extension, see the vendor list and read about our standards in keeping vendors and shoppers safe.

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Schoolhouse Rec! Launches Sept. 8

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With online school beginning this Fall, Issaquah Parks & Community Services is excited to announce our new full-day program to help with online learning called Schoolhouse Rec!

Schoolhouse Rec! is available for students in grades K-5 and will be assign...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Swamp Trail Reopens

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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: August 25, 2020

Pool: Swim Lessons Return Sept. 8

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Great news, swim lessons are back in September!

The Pool will adhere to the guidelines and regulations within the Governor’s Safe Start Phased Reopening Plan for Washington State. You can learn more about our facility guidelines by clicking here....

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Special Emphasis: Street Racing Enforcement

Issaquah Police are receiving reports of illegal street racing throughout the City and are placing a special emphasis on enforcement.

If you witness racing, please call 911 and provide the following (if you can safely – please do not follow the v...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Senior Center: September Newsletter is Here!

The September 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: August 13, 2020

Traffic Alert: Newport Way Northwest

Drivers should expect one-way alternating traffic along the 1900 block of Newport Way NW from 8:45 a.m.-3:45 p.m. starting Wednesday Aug. 19, as crews will be completing work related to the Newport Way NW frontage improvements for the RIVA project.&nb...

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Posted on: July 20, 2020

NW Samm Road: 90-Day Eastbound Closure

WSDOT project

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is currently adding auxiliary lanes on I-90 in Issaquah.

Crews will also build sound walls along Northwest Sammamish Road, which requires a closure of the road’s eastbound lane –...

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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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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Sound Transit: 2020-21 Service Plan Survey

Sound Transit needs your feedback! To improve their service in the future, they want to hear how their COVID-19 service changes have affected you and whether the current system design is meeting your needs.

Sound Transit also wants to bring you up to speed...

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