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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.

Issaquah Council denies request for stabilizing wall on Talus property

Issaquah City Council denies request to locate wall in public right-of-way due to potential risk.

Boy Scouts return for 34th annual Christmas tree recycling drive

Six Boy Scout troops will collect and recycle donated trees from Sammamish and Issaquah on Jan. 5.

Issaquah City Council approves school impact fees for new residential development in 2019

The city council approved the school district’s impact fees to fund school facilities improvements.

Jiff Searing paints the door frame of the tiny house during the volunteer event on Saturday. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Issaquah citizens build a tiny house for the Low Income Housing Institute

An work party was held in Issaquah to build and donate a house to a low income tiny house village.

Jiff Searing paints the door frame of the tiny house during the volunteer event on Saturday. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Issaquah city council approves purchase of 46-acre Bergsma property for open space

The Issaquah City Council voted to pursue the acquisition of 46 acre Bergsma property.

31st annual Reindeer Festival returns to Cougar Mountain Zoo

Cougar Mountain Zoo will run the 2018 Reindeer Festival every day until Dec. 23.