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Issaquah, EFR, Ecology, finalize report on PFAS in the city

A report on chemical impacts to the Lower Issaquah Valley is being finalized by the city.

 

Issaquah asks citizens what they want in a city administrator

The opinion of the citizens will play a factor in the hiring process of a new city administrator.

 

Issaquah residents file for November 2019 general election

Residents in the city of Issaquah and the Issaquah School Districts have submitted their applications to run for office this November. Four city council positions… Continue reading

 

Issaquah wants feedback on transportation improvements for the future of the city

Issaquah is hosting a survey to collect public comment on their upcoming Mobility Master Plan.

BPA addresses tree removal along transmission line corridor in Issaquah and Sammamish

Citizens attended a BPA open house at Blakely Hall in Issaquah on May 2.

Hospital workers support HB 1155 to implement uninterrupted rest breaks and provide limitations on the use of additional on-call work. Courtesy Photo

Legislature passes break and overtime protections for health care workers

Washington State House and Senate have passed HB 1155 providing hospital workplace improvements.

Hospital workers support HB 1155 to implement uninterrupted rest breaks and provide limitations on the use of additional on-call work. Courtesy Photo
Issaquah City Hall. Photo courtesy of Joe Mabel

Issaquah partners with Forterra to create green space stewardship plan

The Green Issaquah Partnership aims to create a 20-year environmental management plan.

Issaquah City Hall. Photo courtesy of Joe Mabel

Issaquah city council weighs in on regional growth plans

Council sends letter to Puget Sound Regional Council asking questions regarding future growth

(Linda J. Smith) Cherry trees fully in bloom at the state capital in Olympia.

Nurses’ working conditions bill passed by Senate, House requests further discussion

House Bill 1155 has passed in the State Senate but the work to turn the bill into law isn’t over yet.

(Linda J. Smith) Cherry trees fully in bloom at the state capital in Olympia.

Protections for Nurses’ working conditions supported by Eastside legislators

Improvements to working conditions for nurses are closer than ever thanks to House Bill 1155.

Filing week for 2019 elections starts May 13

Registration to run for office begins next month.

Issaquah begins work to address findings by the State Auditor’s Office

Issaquah council approves contract with a third party to address financial operations issues.

King County purchases 24.6-acre parcel to restore creek and salmon habitat

King County has progressed their land conservation effort with the purchase of a 24.6 acre property.

Issaquah installs public art sculptures at SE 62nd Street extension

The city of Issaquah partnered artist Susan Zoccola to create four sculptures for SE 62nd Street.

Vietnam veteran receives recognition at Issaquah city hall

Kent Paxton was recognized by VFW Post 3436 for his service in Vietnam in the 1960s on March 29.

Issaquah commits up to $3 million for WSDOT I-90 project

Issaquah has committed as much as $3 million in funding for the Washington State Department of Transportation’s (WSDOT) Interstate 90 auxiliary lane project. As part… Continue reading

9th Annual Holi Festival returns to Lake Sammamish Park

Traditional Indian festival celebrates spring.

Issaquah brings the 2019 draft strategic plan to the citizens

Issaquah wants the citizens’ vision and feedback for the city’s first strategic plan.

5th District Legislators answer communtiy questions on energy, guns, and vaccines

Senator Mark Mullet and representatives Lisa Callan and Bill Ramos answered community questions.

Dedicated dog park coming to Issaquah’s Tibbetts Valley Park

Tibbetts Valley Park has been chosen as the location of the city’s first official dog park.