Rebuffing economic trends, the Issaquah Highlands has managed to attract a major retail developer and keep it.
Fore Zuleika Mathieu, Issaquah Highlands Day wasn’t just a chance to share her culture with the neighborhood - her daughter performed a traditional Mexican dance with several peers on stage – but a chance to connect with community.
Relocating Issaquah’s skate park, deciding what to do with Klahanie and partnering to help Lake Sammamish State Park topped the list of projects city councilmembers hope to tackle next year.
It’s been over a year since I first walked through Lake Sammamish State Park, my shoes thick with mud, trying to understand why people had stopped attending a place Issaquah had declared one of its biggest gems.
When Rebecca Szper first began fostering DD, a long-haired Chihuahua, the pup did nothing but curl up in her lap. Aside from not being house broken, she seemed easy.
Then Szper began to notice that the dog also didn’t play, she didn’t smell things or even bark. DD, who was taken during an animal cruelty investigation, was a shell of a dog.
Plans to annex Klahanie to a city are moving quicker than expected, but Issaquah’s leadership has far from decided whether to add the neighborhood to its boundaries or pass it off to Sammamish.
Barton was honored last week by Eastside Fire and Rescue for his selfless act of bravery, for being a “true American hero.” He was named among about 20 other people in Issaquah May 31 for being the best kind of neighbor, the kind that gives back.
Washington state Sen. Cheryl Pflug stirred up contention in the Republican party after she accepted a lucrative appointment from Governor Christine Gregoire the Monday after filings closed for her seat.
For adults with development disabilities, living independent of their parents and having a family of their own often seems an impossibility.
An Issaquah nonprofit, Life Enrichment Options, is challenging that reality with the opening of its third caregiver home, which not only allows the disabled to live more independent lives but also to develop deep bonds of their own.
This week, testimony from a formal inquest held by King County prosecutors revealed how deep a threat Ficker posed to the public as he roamed downtown Issaquah armed with over 900 bullets. Reports also reveal how deeply Ficker was disturbed in the weeks leading up to his death Sept. 24.