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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.

 

Bonds, sales tax increase on table for transportation improvements

Unfunded transportation capital projects list is estimated at $113.6 million from 2019 to 2022.

 

Issaquah city council plans for future improvements to water utilities

For the first time since 2012, the city of Issaquah has updated the Water System Plan.

 

Boots, Barrels, and Brews returns to Pickering Barn for Kiwanis fundraiser March 29

The 6th annual Boots, Barrels and Brews Kiwanis fundraiser is coming back to Issaquah on March 29.

Issaquah Chamber relaunches tourism focused website Discover Issaquah

The Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce announced the re-launch of the Discover Issaquah website.

Adam Smith and Kim Schrier visit the 41st Legislative District Democrats

Congressional representatives Adam Smith of the 9th district and Kim Schrier of the 8th district, visited the 41st Legislative District Democrats meeting on Feb. 20,… Continue reading

Council approves funding for Front Street improvement project

Council has approved funding for the Front Street Streetscape between Sunset Way and NE Alder.

Mayor Mary Lou Pauly. File photo by Evan Pappas

Mayor gives State of the City address at Issaquah High School

Mayor Mary Lou Pauly gave the state of the city address to the students at Issaquah High School.

Mayor Mary Lou Pauly. File photo by Evan Pappas

Walsh appointed to Issaquah City Council position no. 4

On Feb. 5, Lindsey Walsh was appointed to the vacant city council position left by Bill Ramos.

eCityGov Alliance welcomes new Executive Director in 2019

The eCityGov Alliance has announced Tyler Running Dear as it’s new executive director.

Food Drive held for Coast Guard members affected by government shutdown

Issaquah communtiy members showed their support for Coast Guard families unpaid due to the shutdown.

City completes largest capital project in its history

After two years of closure, the SE 62nd Street extension project is opened for public use.

Paraeducators and office professionals gather at Hazen High School on Jan. 15 to vote on a strike. Photo courtesy of SEIU Local 925

Issaquah School Distrcit office professionals and paraeducators set strike deadline on Jan. 29.

The Strike Committees of both unions unanimously decided set a strike deadline of Tuesday, Jan. 29.

Paraeducators and office professionals gather at Hazen High School on Jan. 15 to vote on a strike. Photo courtesy of SEIU Local 925

Issaquah council approves 6-acre land dedication from apartment developer

The council approved the mayor to accept a dedication of 6-acres of park land, wetland, and trail.

Issaquah Mayor Mary Lou Pauly and ISD superintendent Ron Thiele present the current status of the city and the school district at chamber luncheon. Evan Pappas/staff photo.

Mayor and ISD superintendent discuss changes

Mayor Pauly and Ron Thiele present “what’s new and how it impacts you” to Issaquah chamber.

Issaquah Mayor Mary Lou Pauly and ISD superintendent Ron Thiele present the current status of the city and the school district at chamber luncheon. Evan Pappas/staff photo.

Issaquah cemetery board discusses 2019 work plan

At the first meeting of 2019, the Issaquah Cemetery Board discussed their 2019 cemetery work plan.

Issaquah City Council approves funding plan for Bergsma property purchase

City council unanimously approved a hybrid funding model for the 46-acre Bergsma property purchase.

Issaquah upgrades to all-new activities and programs registration service

Issaquah has replaced their old programs registration service with a new, easier to use system.

I-90 across the Snoqualmie Pass closed

Icy conditions and vehicle collisions.

Issaquah local donates $25,000 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will be receiving an extra boost this holiday season.