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Public School Employees union members ask Issaquah School District to honor contract

Paraeducators and office personnel union members held a rally at the Nov. 7 district board meeting.

 

Community gathers for annual Day of the Dead celebration

On Nov. 3, communtiy memebrs came out to the Issaquah Latino Club’s annual Day of the Dead event.

 

Issaquah History Museums upload more than 10,000 artifacts to their online archive

The Issaquah History Museums have uploaded more than 10,000 items to their database since 2012.

 

Lisa Callan and Paul Graves answer questions on education funding. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Legislative District 5 candidates speak at Chamber of Commerce forum in Snoqualmie

Candidates for the Legislative District 5 attended the Chamber of Commerce-hosted forum on Oct. 24.

Lisa Callan and Paul Graves answer questions on education funding. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

City of Issaquah begins deliberations on 2019 budget

The Issaquah City Council has begun deliberations on the 2019 budget.

Maywood Middle School hosts first district-wide Rubik’s Cube competition

Maywood Middle School hosted more than 60 students from around the Issaquah School District for the first district-wide Rubik’s Cube competition on Saturday, Oct. 27.… Continue reading

Kim Schrier and Dino Rossi met at their first and only debate at Central Washington University where they clashed over health care, gun safety, taxes, and more. Photo courtesy of David Dick, CWU

Congressional candidates Kim Schirer and Dino Rossi tackle big issues at debate

8th Distrcit candidates Kim Schrier and Dino Rossi meet in Ellensburg for their first debate.

Kim Schrier and Dino Rossi met at their first and only debate at Central Washington University where they clashed over health care, gun safety, taxes, and more. Photo courtesy of David Dick, CWU

Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank plans for facility expansion

To meet the need of the community, the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank is looking to expand.

Snoqualmie Casino CEO hints at possible hotel

Brian Decorah was invited to talk about the fiscal impact the casino has on the local communtiy.

FIRST Robotics students show off their creations at Salmon Days

Students from the FIRST Robotics programs had their own booths at this weekend’s Salmon Days.

Issaquah City Hall. Photo courtesy of Joe Mabel

City Council votes to endorse the newly formed nonprofit Visit Issaquah

The Issaquah City Council endorsed the bylaws for the nonprofit tourism organization Visit Issaquah.

Issaquah City Hall. Photo courtesy of Joe Mabel

Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance hosts 10th annual Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

Families came out to Duthie Hill Mountain Bike Park for a day of learning and fun

Beautified utility boxes win Issaquah a Sister Cities award

Issaquah has won the 2018 Innovation Award for Arts and Culture from Sister Cities International.

Issaquah Highlands Council hosts candidate forum for 5th legislative district elections

Candidates for the fifth district representative positions answered community questions at the forum

Director KayLee Jaech and Issaquah City Council member Tola Marts cut the ribbon at the grand opening of The Garage teen cafe. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Issaquah celebrates the grand opening of ‘The Garage’ teen cafe

More than 100 people celebrated the grand opening for teen cafe “The Garage” on Saturday, Sept. 22.

Director KayLee Jaech and Issaquah City Council member Tola Marts cut the ribbon at the grand opening of The Garage teen cafe. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo
Organizers Debbie Lacy and Nura Adam give a brief speech about the purpose of Welcoming Week before the question and answer discussions begin. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Welcoming Week brings together community for education and conversation

Eastside cities are joining the regional Welcoming Week program to support their diverse communties.

Organizers Debbie Lacy and Nura Adam give a brief speech about the purpose of Welcoming Week before the question and answer discussions begin. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Eastside Fire and Rescue receives donation of $35,000 drone

Eastside Fire and Rescue held a test flight of their new drone donated by supporter Barbara Hamer

Sammamish city council begins the search for a new city manager

The city council continued to make progress on the search for a long-term replacement this week.

Issaquah City Council appoints new city administrator

Interim city administrator Emily Moon was appointed by the mayor to the her position.

Issaquah works on long-term solution for senior center operations

The Issaquah city council received a report on operation models for the future of the senior center.