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Holi Celebration — the Festival of Colors - on Saturday, March 23, at Lake Sammamish State Park in Issaquah. Photo couresty of Washington State Parks

Holi celebration returns to Lake Sammamish State Park

Festival of Color celebrated the coming of spring March 23

  • Mar 21, 2019

 

The downtown flower baskets in Issaquah are funded entirely through donations and maintained by the Downtown Issaquah Association. Photo courtesy of the Downtown Issaquah Association

Downtown Issaquah launches annual Flowers on Front Street

The flowers are funded entirely through donations and locals can make donations for Mother’s Day.

 

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.

 

Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.
                                From left: co-leader of the Issaquah clinic Sarah Bergdahl, longtime volunteer Louise Luce, and co-leader Melinda Walhstrom.

Garden has been mainstay in Luce’s life

How 94 year-old Louise Luce gained community and knowledge from the Master Gardeners Foundation

Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.
                                From left: co-leader of the Issaquah clinic Sarah Bergdahl, longtime volunteer Louise Luce, and co-leader Melinda Walhstrom.
Seattle Shaolin Kungfu Academy (above) preforms a Dragon Dance and Kungfu and the Issaquah Highlands Red Dance group (below) preform at the Chinese New Year celebration on Feb. 17. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photos

Issaquah Highlands Chinese Heritage Club hosts their annual Chinese New Year celebration

Performances included the traditional Chinese Dragon Dance

Seattle Shaolin Kungfu Academy (above) preforms a Dragon Dance and Kungfu and the Issaquah Highlands Red Dance group (below) preform at the Chinese New Year celebration on Feb. 17. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photos

Dr. Partridge bringing families together

Has run Virginia Mason’s Down Syndrome Program for nearly six years.

King County Library System (KCLS) is named the leading U.S. library with 4.8 million digital checkouts in 2018 for the fifth year in a row by Rakuten OverDrive. Photo courtesy of KCLS Facebook.

King County Library System exceeds 1 million digital checkouts in 2018

KCLS leads the record for the fifth year in a row

King County Library System (KCLS) is named the leading U.S. library with 4.8 million digital checkouts in 2018 for the fifth year in a row by Rakuten OverDrive. Photo courtesy of KCLS Facebook.

Wine and art on tap in Issaquah

Downtown tasting and entertainment walks resume.

  • Feb 11, 2019

Motivation springs us to action

Maintaining New Years Resolution momentum through entire year.

  • Feb 3, 2019

Happy Life: Mindfulness and love

Mindfulness in relationships for Valentine’s Day.

  • Feb 1, 2019

Salmon, Science, Suds on Jan. 16

Presentations will focus on improving the health of the Sammamish watershed.

  • Jan 4, 2019

New Year resolution: Love yourself

Love yourself in 2019 and watch the positive changes.

  • Jan 4, 2019
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
Diane Gillespie. Photo courtesy of Diane Gillespie

OPINION: Sleeping in troubled times

While adequate sleep is critical to good health and longevity, sleep deprivation is currently on the rise.

  • Dec 12, 2018
Diane Gillespie. Photo courtesy of Diane Gillespie

31st annual Reindeer Festival returns to Cougar Mountain Zoo

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

KCLS launched its first podcast called “The Desk Set.” The podcast is hosted by librarians Britta Barrett and Emily Calkins. Photo courtesy of “The Desk Set.”

KCLS launches first podcast, The Desk Set

Librarians Britta Barrett and Emily Calking co-host new podcast.

KCLS launched its first podcast called “The Desk Set.” The podcast is hosted by librarians Britta Barrett and Emily Calkins. Photo courtesy of “The Desk Set.”
King County Metro paused bus services at 3:20 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 23, to honor the memory of Mark McLaughlin. McLaughlin was killed in the line of duty on Nov. 27, 1998. Courtesy of King County Metro.

King County Metro buses paused all bus services to honor memory of transit operator Mark McLaughlin

Buses pulled over to honor Mark McLaughlin on Friday, Nov. 23.

King County Metro paused bus services at 3:20 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 23, to honor the memory of Mark McLaughlin. McLaughlin was killed in the line of duty on Nov. 27, 1998. Courtesy of King County Metro.
Nancy Stewart will preform her concert series in various libraries throughout King County. Families can visit the KCLS website to find upcoming concerts. Courtesy of Nancy Stewart.

Nancy Stewart’s ‘A Season for Singing’ concert coming to a library near you

King County Library System prepares for its annual Season of Stories and Songs.

Nancy Stewart will preform her concert series in various libraries throughout King County. Families can visit the KCLS website to find upcoming concerts. Courtesy of Nancy Stewart.

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.

Detox for your body and mind

Dr. Allison Apfelbaum is a naturopathic primary care doctor in Woodinville.

  • Nov 2, 2018