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Issaquah Council approves traffic calming plan for Olde Town

Issaquah council approved a $310,000 funding request for the initiative at its July 2 meeting.

Sammamish city council approves design concept for trail focused park

The city council authorized the submittal of the open space conceptual design to the YMCA.

Issaquah and Sammamish examine changes to city signage codes

Sammamish decides that Electronic Reader Boards would not be an allowed use.

Issaquah City Hall. Photo courtesy of Joe Mabel

Issaquah city council approves replacement development regulations for Talus

Issaquah has ended the Talus development agreement and enacted updated replacement regulations.

Issaquah City Hall. Photo courtesy of Joe Mabel

Sammamish Council discusses possible changes to concurrency plan

Council will explore the data collected on peak hours of morning traffic.

Zackuse Creek restoration project breaks ground in Sammamish

The city of Sammamish has partnered with the Snoqualmie Tribe, Kokanee Work Group, King County and local property owners to restore the creek.

Sammamish Muslim communities host Iftar dinner events

Iftar is the meal after sunset that breaks the daily fast during the month of Ramadan.

Issaquah city council ends development moratorium, passes city vision plan

The city of Issaquah’s development moratorium has ended. Originally enacted in 2016, the moratorium was lifted after the City Council approved the final moratorium-related ordinance… Continue reading

History and legacy discussed at Issaquah mayors’ panel

The event at the Issaquah Senior Center brought together four former mayors in addition to the city’s current mayor.

Eastside groups discuss homelessness and affordable housing at community events

Five area service providers recently hosted a joint event to educate community members about the impacts of homelessness.

Cougar kills mountain biker, injures another near North Bend

It was the first fatal cougar attack in Washington State in 94 years.

Issaquah council approves wireless capacity antennas and affordable housing zoning

Improved cell phone data bandwidth and increased affordable housing units will be coming to Issaquah.

Sammamish Farmers Market celebrates 2018 season opening

The market is open every Wednesday through Sept. 26.

Railway Museum acquires 117-year old Parlor Car from Whidbey Island

The car was built in 1901, was one of two train cars built to a specific design specification and is the only survivor of the two.

Sammamish cracks down on illegal fireworks

Council approves increasing penalties, higher fines.

Sammamish’s Baker House to be demolished after reversal of landmark designation

Hearing examiner reverses the house’s designation as a historic landmark.

Residents identify neighborhood character, affordability as top housing issues in Sammamish

Sammamish holds open house for housing policy feedback.

Issaquah council approves lease for teen-centric cafe ‘The Garage’

After two years of planning, the work put into crafting a space for teenagers in Issaquah is about to pay off. At their April 16… Continue reading

Local activist groups hold rally outside Dino Rossi fundraiser

Fuse Washington put a call out for people to rally after Rossi did not respond to a request for comment regarding funding from the gun industry.

Courtesy of Sammamish Police Department

Sammamish police 2017 stats drive new services study

Calls for service have increased following 2016 Klahanie annexation.

Courtesy of Sammamish Police Department