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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.

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