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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Signage Survey: Help Update Wayfinding in Issaquah

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Wayfinding is a system of signs and visual cues that helps people navigate through a city, guiding them to key destinations such as parks, trails, businesses, schools and transit stops. 

The City currently has a variety of different signs which ca...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Listening Session: Issaquah SRO Program

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Community members: We want to hear from you!  

Please join the City of Issaquah and Issaquah Schools in a community conversation about the School Resource Officer (SRO) program offered at all schools within the City of Issaquah. ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Survey: Share Your Views About Issaquah

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Issaquah is at a pivotal point in our history, and your help is critical to our future success. Please take Issaquah’s 2021 Community Survey by May 12.

Now – more than ever – your feedback is essential. The survey covers a variety of issues, including safe...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Water Quality: Safety is Top Priority

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Issaquah continues to use a filtration system to address polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, detected in some of its well water.

Based on the latest science, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recently released drinking water health adv...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Now Open: Local Vaccine Site

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Snoqualmie Tribe Vaccine Partnership to Supply Vaccines for Eligible Eastside Residents Living on Snoqualmie Tribal Ancestral Lands

The cities of Issaquah and Sammamish with Eastside Fire & Rescue have been working together for the past few months to b...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Join Us: Future Capital Planning

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Learn more, and provide your feedback, on the City’s proposed plan for future capital investments and projects for 2022-2027. 

The City’s Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) contains valuable information concerning Issaquah’s planned infrastructure inv...

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Top News
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Now Available: Issaquah's Housing Report Card

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Each year, Issaquah publishes a Housing Report Card to show its progress toward addressing key challenges of growth, an evolving housing market, affordability and vulnerable residents.

Here are some highlights:

  • In 2020, 718 new housing units were completed....
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Top News
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

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May 1 is Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, and we encourage all Issaquah residents to reduce their wildfire risks.

Every year, devastating wildfires burn across the United States. At the same time, a growing number of people are living where wildfires a...

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Top News
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.

State Parks free days ...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Photo Contest: A Focus on Home

Photographers of all ages are invited to submit their best images celebrating life in Issaquah Highlands in the “A Focus on Home” Photography Contest, funded in part by the Issaquah Arts Commission. The contest is open from May 1 to Ju...

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Arts & Culture
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Call For Artists: Lake Sammamish Temporary Sculpture

Artists are invited to submit proposals for a temporary sculpture exhibit at Lake Sammamish State Park in Issaquah, WA. This is an exhibit celebrating art in a natural setting. This exhibit is intended to provide visitors a unique opportunity to engage wi...

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Arts & Culture
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Call for Artists: Alder Festival Street

The City of Issaquah invites professional artists/artist teams to submit their qualifications for consideration to create mural artwork for the City’s asphalt mural project on Alder Street in downtown Issaquah. The public art project budget is $...

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Arts & Culture
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Central Park: Sculpture Repairs

The artistic sculpture on the fencing of Central Park Pad 1 is scheduled to be de-installed for cleaning, repair and preventative maintenance on April 1-2.

Removal work will take place 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Safety cones will be placed around the area to indicate t...

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Arts & Culture

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Business

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Business Safety Tip: Use a Strong Password

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There are critically important but simple steps to improve the safety and security of your business and our community. One small step to take is to make sure to use strong passwords. Strong passwords protect your digital assets. Make sure your customers' ...

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Business
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Public Safety Tip: Install a Camera

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There are critically important but simple steps to improve the safety and security of your business and our community. One small step to take to protect your business and your customers is to install a camera system. Clearly, cameras can serve as an impor...

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Business

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City Hall

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Municipal Court: Sidewalk and Entrance Maintenance

City staff will be performing some maintenance and replacement of sections of the sidewalk and entrance way in front of the Municipal Court/City Hall South building. This work will take place May 3-7 and again from May 10-13. 

Access to the buildi...

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City Hall
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Election 2021: Candidate Filing Starts May 17

Residents interested in running for public office can soon file online as candidates with King County Elections. Online candidate filing is available 24 hours a day starting at 9 a.m. May 17, 2021, and ending at 4 p.m. May 21.

If you're interested...

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Community

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Signage Survey: Help Update Wayfinding in Issaquah

Wayfinding is a system of signs and visual cues that helps people navigate through a city, guiding them to key destinations such as parks, trails, businesses, schools and transit stops. 

The City currently has a variety of different signs which ca...

Read on...

Community
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Survey: Share Your Views About Issaquah

Issaquah is at a pivotal point in our history, and your help is critical to our future success. Please take Issaquah’s 2021 Community Survey by May 12.

Now – more than ever – your feedback is essential. The survey covers a var...

Read on...

Community
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Listening Session: Issaquah SRO Program

Community members: We want to hear from you!  

Please join the City of Issaquah and Issaquah Schools in a community conversation about the School Resource Officer (SRO) program offered at all schools within the City of Issaquah. ...

Read on...

Community
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Social Justice Events: Bellevue College

The RISE Community Immersion program will provide an opportunity for participants – students, faculty, staff, and community – to engage with local organizations that work on issues of importance to Black people and communities, and the...

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Community
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Join Us: Future Capital Planning

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Learn more, and provide your feedback, on the City’s proposed plan for future capital investments and projects for 2022-2027. 

The City’s Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) contains valuable information concerning Issaquah&rsqu...

Read on...

Community
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Vaccination Site Opens in Issaquah April 12

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Snoqualmie Tribe Vaccine Partnership to Supply Vaccines for Eligible Eastside Residents Living on Snoqualmie Tribal Ancestral Lands

The cities of Issaquah and Sammamish with Eastside Fire & Rescue have been working together for the past few months to b...

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Community
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Scavenger Hunt: Crossing Paths with Carnivores

Embark on an exciting path of discovery and play a new scavenger hunt game in Issaquah Highlands using your smartphone! Highlands Council partnered with Woodland Park Zoo’s Carnivore Coexistence Action Team to develop a 12-stop adventure called “Crossing ...

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Community
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Vaccine: Transportation Needs Hotline

Hopelink Mobility is offering support in finding rides to and from vaccine appointments in King County. Please fill out the form to the best of your ability, either for yourself or on behalf of someone else. Once Hopelink receives your information, they w...

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Community

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Court

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Learn More: Bench Warrant Removal Program

Issaquah Municipal Court is helping defendants get back on track following COVID-19 restrictions.

For a limited time, persons with bench warrants in a municipal court within King County can quash a qualified warrant through the “Back on Track&...

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Court

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Now Available: Issaquah's Housing Report Card

Website

Each year, Issaquah publishes a Housing Report Card to show its progress toward addressing key challenges of growth, an evolving housing market, affordability and vulnerable residents.

Here are some highlights:

  • In 2020, 718 new housing units were completed....
Read on...

Development

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Learn More: Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

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May 1 is Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, and we encourage all Issaquah residents to reduce their wildfire risks.

Every year, devastating wildfires burn across the United States. At the same time, a growing number of people are living where wildfires a...

Read on...

Emergency Preparedness

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Photo Contest: A Focus on Home

Photographers of all ages are invited to submit their best images celebrating life in Issaquah Highlands in the “A Focus on Home” Photography Contest, funded in part by the Issaquah Arts Commission. The contest is open from May 1 to July 31. Capture Issaq...

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Neighborhoods: Issaquah Highlands
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Blakely Hall: Pop-up Blood Drive

From April 23-May 6 Bloodworks Northwest is running a pop-up blood drive at Blakely Hall.

Your one-hour donation appointment is a safe action to support local hospitals and patients. Pop-Up Donor Centers are being conducted in accordance with social distan...

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Neighborhoods: Issaquah Highlands
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Scavenger Hunt: Crossing Paths with Carnivores

Embark on an exciting path of discovery and play a new scavenger hunt game in Issaquah Highlands using your smartphone! Highlands Council partnered with Woodland Park Zoo’s Carnivore Coexistence Action Team to develop a 12-stop adventure called ...

Read on...

Neighborhoods: Issaquah Highlands
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Central Park: Sculpture Repairs

The artistic sculpture on the fencing of Central Park Pad 1 is scheduled to be de-installed for cleaning, repair and preventative maintenance on April 1-2.

Removal work will take place 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Safety cones will be placed around the area to indicate t...

Read on...

Neighborhoods: Issaquah Highlands

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Municipal Court: Sidewalk and Entrance Maintenance

City staff will be performing some maintenance and replacement of sections of the sidewalk and entrance way in front of the Municipal Court/City Hall South building. This work will take place May 3-7 and again from May 10-13. 

Access to the buildi...

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Neighborhoods: Olde Town

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Survey: Blackberry Park Play Area Improvements

Following the workshop and presentation on April 28, we have opened up a survey to gather more feedback on the two concepts presented. Take the survey by May 9. 

Blackberry Park, located in the South Cove section ...

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Neighborhoods: South Lake Sammamish
Posted on: January 29, 2021

Water Main Improvements

Update: Due to a delay in materials, work is now anticipated to be completed by mid-June.

Utility improvements are occurring in your neighborhood!

The City of Issaquah’s contractor (Advanced Construction) will be making improvements to the water m...

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Neighborhoods: South Lake Sammamish

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Talus Middle School: Traffic Signal Construction

The Issaquah School District has received approval from the City of Issaquah to begin construction of the new traffic signal for the new middle school on Talus Drive. This work will begin on March 17, 2021.

The work will be done in phases. The first set of...

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Neighborhoods: Talus

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Signage Survey: Help Update Wayfinding in Issaquah

Square Concept Display

Wayfinding is a system of signs and visual cues that helps people navigate through a city, guiding them to key destinations such as parks, trails, businesses, schools and transit stops. 

The City currently has a variety of different signs which ca...

Read on...

Parks & Community Services
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Survey: Blackberry Park Play Area Improvements

Park Surveys

Following the workshop and presentation on April 28, we have opened up a survey to gather more feedback on the two concepts presented. Take the survey by May 9. 

Blackberry Park, located in the South Cove section ...

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Parks & Community Services
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Phase 3: Recreation Changes

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With Phase 3 of the Governor's Healthy Washington- Roadmap to Recovery, the City's Parks and Community Services team are outlining some changes to programming and classes.

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What has not changed:

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Parks & Community Services
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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Parks & Community Services

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Police

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Update: 2020 Costco Robbery

August 2, 2020, at 6:23 A.M. a stolen truck, occupied by three subjects all carrying firearms, drove from Oregon into the front doors of the Issaquah Costco. The subjects fired their weapons, caused damage to the building, stole jewelry, and loss of busin...

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Police
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Listening Session: Issaquah SRO Program

Community members: We want to hear from you!  

Please join the City of Issaquah and Issaquah Schools in a community conversation about the School Resource Officer (SRO) program offered at all schools within the City of Issaquah. ...

Read on...

Police
Posted on: April 9, 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: April 21, 2021

Senior Center: May Newsletter is Here!

The May 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

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Environmental Awards Winners

Every two years, the City of Issaquah recognizes community members or organizations that have shown exceptional efforts and dedication to the environment and the surrounding community. The two winners will be recognized at the Environmental Board meeting ...

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Sustainability
Posted on: April 2, 2021

PaintCare: New Leftover Paint Drop Off Option

Do you have unwanted or leftover paint? Recycle your paint products at a PaintCare drop-off site. Accepted products include latex paint, oil-based paint, stain, varnish and more. Visit the PaintCare website to find a drop-off location near you and view a ...

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Sustainability

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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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