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Arts & Culture

1 Story
Posted on: March 25, 2019

Now Installed: Southeast 62nd Street Artwork

Drivers, cyclists and pedestrians can now all enjoy new artwork along Southeast 62nd Street! Artist Susan Zoccola was inspired by the surrounding landscape and circulatory system of paths and roadways at the City’s largest capital project in it...Read on...

City Hall

2 Stories
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Update: PFAS Report Finalized

A report – commissioned by the City of Issaquah, Eastside Fire and Rescue and Washington State Department of Ecology – was recently finalized concerning PFAS (per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances) in the Lower Issaquah Valley.The repor...Read on...

Posted on: May 7, 2019

City Launches Administrator Recruitment, Survey

As the City of Issaquah searches for its next City Administrator, we want your feedback! Take our survey by June 12. Under the direction of the Mayor, the City Administrator is responsible for the administration of city government through effect...Read on...

Community

9 Stories
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Measles: Potential Exposure in Issaquah

Two new cases of measles were recently reported in King County, and several locations of potential exposure are in Issaquah and Sammamish, including Issaquah High School, an Issaquah real estate office and two addresses in Klahanie. If you don't...Read on...
Posted on: May 10, 2019

425 Magazine: Issaquah is Best City; Other Local Winners

425
Magazine recently published its annual “The Best of 425” edition, with Issaquahwinning the prestigious “Best City” recognition.

 

“This city of more than 37,000 may be growing rapidly, and it ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Survey: Share Your Views About Issaquah

We want to hear from you! Share your view of City services and Issaquah's quality of life.

We're using the statistically-valid National Community Survey to learn more about your view of City services and Issaquah's quality of life. Our survey is now avail...

Read on...
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Council Adopts Citywide Strategic Plan

After ayear of reflection, research, planning and engagement, City Council unanimously
adopted Our Issaquah, a citywide strategic plan, on May 6, 2019.

 

Our Issaquah is focused on driving meaningful outcomes for our community. The goals and objec...

Read on...
Posted on: April 26, 2019

All Aboard! Issaquah Valley Trolley Returns

You're invited to ride the rails through Olde Town as the Issaquah Valley Trolley resumes summer operations May 11, 2019. The trolley runs 11 a.m.-3 p.m. weekends through Sept. 30, weather permitting.  The route gives passengers a sense of what...Read on... More Information
Posted on: May 1, 2019

5th Annual Eastside Baby Corner Diaper Derby

Eastside Baby Corner (EBC) will host its fifth annual Diaper Derby May 3rd – June 7th to help local kids in need by collecting diapers.  The Diaper Derby is a fun way to help local children while competing against other businesses and ...Read on...
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Winners Announced: 2019 Environmental Awards

Ruth Kees Award 2019.jpg

During
the April 15 City Council meeting, Mayor Mary Lou Pauly announced that ConnieMarsh was selected to receive the 2019
Ruth Kees Environmental Award
— our community’s highest honor forenvironmental advocates.

 

In addition...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

City to Launch Green Issaquah Partnership

In the spirit of the City’s 26th Arbor Day as a Tree City USA and to celebrate the City’s long term commitment to caring for our urban forests, the City of Issaquah is excited to announce the Green Issaquah Partnership.  Unit...

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Classes: Leadership Eastside Issaquah

Leadership Eastside is partnering with the Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce and the City of Issaquah to prepare Issaquah residents to take on larger civic responsibilities - including participation on Chamber commit...Read on...


Development

2 Stories
Posted on: February 12, 2019

Proposed: Amendments to Land Use Code

The City is considering amendments to its Land Use Code that would no longer allow the following development in areas zoned SF-S: 
  • New duplexes; and
  • The use of the City’s cluster housing provision to allow new, attached housing. &nbs...
Read on...

Posted on: January 17, 2019

Mayors Commit to Advance Housing Affordability

Issaquah Mayor Mary Lou Pauly recently joined mayors from many of the largest cities in King County – representing communities outside Seattle – in a joint declaration that supports substantially increasing the supply of quality housi...Read on...

Emergency Preparedness

1 Story
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Emergency Management: 2019 Training & Events

Emergency Management (EM), in partnership with Issaquah Citizen Corps has published their list of 2019 training and events. To view the full calendar of events and to register click here.Read on...

Home

12 Stories
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Scam Alert: Issaquah Police Phone Number

Keep your information SAFE! People are calling from what looks like 425-837-3200, and asking to verify social security numbers, requesting to move money between accounts, and saying it is the police or the Social Security Administration.  Pro...Read on...
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Measles: Potential Exposure in Issaquah

Two new cases of measles were recently reported in King County, and several locations of potential exposure are in Issaquah and Sammamish, including Issaquah High School, an Issaquah real estate office and two addresses in Klahanie. If you don't...Read on...
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Council Adopts Citywide Strategic Plan

After ayear of reflection, research, planning and engagement, City Council unanimously
adopted Our Issaquah, a citywide strategic plan, on May 6, 2019.

 

Our Issaquah is focused on driving meaningful outcomes for our community. The goals and objec...

Read on...
Posted on: May 7, 2019

City Launches Administrator Recruitment, Survey

As the City of Issaquah searches for its next City Administrator, we want your feedback! Take our survey by June 12. Under the direction of the Mayor, the City Administrator is responsible for the administration of city government through effect...Read on...
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Survey: Share Your Views About Issaquah

We want to hear from you! Share your view of City services and Issaquah's quality of life.

We're using the statistically-valid National Community Survey to learn more about your view of City services and Issaquah's quality of life. Our survey is now avail...

Read on...
Posted on: April 23, 2019

Winners: Green Globe Award

Green Globe.jpg

The City of Issaquah and
The Trust for Public Land were recently honored as leaders in open spaceconservation for their efforts to preserve land on Cougar Mountain commonly
known as the Bergsma property.

 

Both agencies received a 2019 Green Globe...

Read on...

Posted on: May 1, 2019

Survey: Mobility Master Plan

To ensure our community’s values and vision are reflected in future decision making around transportation, the City is creating it's first ever Mobility Master Plan. Staff have put together a survey to get feedback on the guiding princ...Read on...
Posted on: February 12, 2019

Proposed: Amendments to Land Use Code

The City is considering amendments to its Land Use Code that would no longer allow the following development in areas zoned SF-S: 
  • New duplexes; and
  • The use of the City’s cluster housing provision to allow new, attached housing. &nbs...
Read on...

Posted on: October 5, 2018

Classes: Leadership Eastside Issaquah

Leadership Eastside is partnering with the Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce and the City of Issaquah to prepare Issaquah residents to take on larger civic responsibilities - including participation on Chamber commit...Read on...

Posted on: January 17, 2019

Mayors Commit to Advance Housing Affordability

Issaquah Mayor Mary Lou Pauly recently joined some of the mayors from the largest cities in King County – representing communities outside Seattle – in a joint declaration that supports substantially increasing the supply of quality h...Read on...
Posted on: January 18, 2019

How to Donate: Bergsma Land Acquisition

The Council approved allowing Issaquah to receive donations to partially offset its cost for the Bergsma acquisition.

Read on...
Posted on: November 26, 2018

Parks and Recreation: New Registration System

Issaquah Parks and Recreation is now offering a new-and-improved online registration system!    Our new system features a more user-friendly registration experience online, in-person and over the phone. Customers will also enjoy enhance...Read on...

Newport Way Northwest

3 Stories
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Open House: Newport Way NW Design

Join us for an open house from 6-8 p.m. June 12 at Tibbets Creek Manor to learn more about design work underway for Newport Way Northwest between state Route 900 and Southeast 54th Street.

 

Following the adoption of a preliminary design, also call...

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Update: Newport Way NW Design

Following the adoption of a preliminary design, also called a corridor concept, for Newport Way Northwest between state Route 900 and Southeast 54th Street in 2017, the City of Issaquah has now reached another milestone! After reaching 60 percent design ...Read on...
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Traffic Alert: Radar Speed Sign Will Be Replaced

A radar speed sign located in the 2500 block of Newport Way Northwest is currently down due to damage from vandalism.   Crews are ordering a new sign, and will work with the Riva project to re-install it in the next two months in a loca...Read on...

Olde Town

1 Story
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Notice: Old Skate Park Removal

Now that Issaquah’s new skate park is open, it is time to retire the City’s original skate park, which was built in July 1997 near the Community Center.After gathering input from skaters and the community at large, it was decided to re...Read on...


Parks & Recreation

5 Stories
Posted on: April 23, 2019

Winners: Green Globe Award

Green Globe.jpg

The City of Issaquah and
The Trust for Public Land were recently honored as leaders in open spaceconservation for their efforts to preserve land on Cougar Mountain commonly
known as the Bergsma property.

 

Both agencies received a 2019 Green Globe...

Read on...

Posted on: April 5, 2019

Preschool: New 4-Year Old Class for 2019-2020 School Year

Issaquah Parks & Recreation Preschool has created a new
class for the 2019-2020 school year.  

4-Year Old Class

(Children must have turned
4-years old by August 31, 2019.)At Memorial Park Center Monday, Tuesday & Thursday Afternoons, 12:30...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

How to Donate: Bergsma Land Acquisition

The Council approved allowing Issaquah to receive donations to partially offset its cost for the Bergsma acquisition.

Read on...
Posted on: November 26, 2018

Parks and Recreation: New Registration System

Issaquah Parks and Recreation is now offering a new-and-improved online registration system!    Our new system features a more user-friendly registration experience online, in-person and over the phone. Customers will also enjoy enhance...Read on...
Posted on: December 1, 2018

Get Outside: Explore Washington State Parks for Free

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
2019 State Parks free days are: 
  • Tuesday...
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Police

3 Stories
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Scam Alert: Issaquah Police Phone Number

Keep your information SAFE! People are calling from what looks like 425-837-3200, and asking to verify social security numbers, requesting to move money between accounts, and saying it is the police or the Social Security Administration.  Pro...Read on...
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Ring Doorbell: Trial Program

The Issaquah Police Department (IPD) has a Ring video doorbell trial program that allows applicants to trial the device for five months free of charge. For those interested in applying please complete this form. IPD maintains a wait list for th...Read on...

Posted on: December 20, 2018

Text-to-911 launches in Issaquah and across King County

Starting today, Issaquah's 9-1-1 call center can accept texts from those who are unable to call during an emergency. Text-to-9-1-1 is a new service in King County that will to help those who are deaf, hard of hearing, speech impaired and anyone who might ...
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Senior Services

2 Stories
Posted on: April 19, 2019

Senior Center: May Newsletter is Here

The Issaquah Senior Center's May newsletter is here! The May calendar is packed full with tons of wonderful activities, workshops, trips and classes. Read on...
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Senior Center: June Newsletter is Here!

The Issaquah Senior Center's June newsletter is here! The June calendar is packed full with tons of wonderful activities, workshops, trips and classes. Read on...

Sustainability

4 Stories
Posted on: April 18, 2019

City to Launch Green Issaquah Partnership

In the spirit of the City’s 26th Arbor Day as a Tree City USA and to celebrate the City’s long term commitment to caring for our urban forests, the City of Issaquah is excited to announce the Green Issaquah Partnership.  Unit...

Read on...
Posted on: April 19, 2019

ORCA To-Go is Coming to Issaquah

Mobile ORCA Card Sales & Assistance

 

Try taking a Salmon Friendly Trip and load up your ORCA card
at City Hall! The City of Issaquah will be hosting ORCA To-Go on the 2ndand 4th Tuesdays of the month from 9:30 am to 11:30 am at City Hall star...

Read on...
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Winners Announced: 2019 Environmental Awards

Ruth Kees Award 2019.jpg

During
the April 15 City Council meeting, Mayor Mary Lou Pauly announced that ConnieMarsh was selected to receive the 2019
Ruth Kees Environmental Award
— our community’s highest honor forenvironmental advocates.

 

In addition...

Read on...
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Keep Our Recycling Clean

Did you know that 60 percent of the recyclable materials collected in the U.S. go to China to be recycled into new products?  Historically, China accepted up to 5 percent non-recyclable contaminants (garbage or food waste) in bales of recyclable...
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Transportation

3 Stories
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Council to Consider Capital Improvement Plan for 2020–2025

The Council will soon consider a CIP for 2020–2025, which will list Issaquah's planned infrastructure investments – from roads to parks.

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Mobility Master Plan: Survey Closes on May 31

To ensure our community’s values and vision are reflected in future decision making around transportation, the City is creating it's first ever, Mobility Master Plan. Staff have put together a survey to get feedback on the guiding principles of...Read on...
Posted on: April 19, 2019

ORCA To-Go is Coming to Issaquah

Mobile ORCA Card Sales & Assistance

 

Try taking a Salmon Friendly Trip and load up your ORCA card
at City Hall! The City of Issaquah will be hosting ORCA To-Go on the 2ndand 4th Tuesdays of the month from 9:30 am to 11:30 am at City Hall star...

Read on...