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31st annual Reindeer Festival returns to Cougar Mountain Zoo

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

Issaquah submits annual floodplain mangement report to FEMA

Issaquah submits the annual floodplain management report to FEMA for certification.

U-cut and pre-cut Christmas trees around the Snoqualmie Valley

As the holiday season approaches, several Snoqualmie Valley businesses are gearing up their offerings of Christmas tree services. The Snoqualmie Valley Venturing Crew 115, a… Continue reading

Sammamish Plateau Water sets public meeting on rate increases for Dec. 3

Sammamish Plateau Water will hold a meeting on Dec. 3 to take pubic comment on 2019 rate increases.

Issaquah City council discusses upcoming vacancy, approves human services funding

Issaquah City council discussed city council applications, humans services funding, and Olde Town.

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Issaquah wants feedback on potential dog park location

Issaquah is looking for citizen feedback on where they would like a new dog park in the city.

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The segment of SE 60th Street marked in red is the area that will be affected by the speed limit reduction from 35 to 30 mph. Courtesy Image.

King County considering speed reduction on Southeast 60th Street

Public comments and feedback accepted through Nov. 27.

The segment of SE 60th Street marked in red is the area that will be affected by the speed limit reduction from 35 to 30 mph. Courtesy Image.

Eastridge Church gives out 1,500 Thanksgiving turkeys to the communtiy

The Eastridge Church opened their doors in Seattle and Issaquah for the 15th annual turkey giveaway.

Issaquah City Hall. Photo courtesy of Joe Mabel

Issaquah Council talks property tax and holds public hearing on budget

Issaquah council approved a 1 percent property tax increase and held a public hearing on the budget.

Issaquah City Hall. Photo courtesy of Joe Mabel

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