Though still a young community, the residents and businesses of the Issaquah Highlands have shown they love to come together for a big neighborhood celebration.
Improving the energy efficiency of residences has been identified as an effective way to solve not only some of the nation’s energy crises but also to save homeowners and renters money on monthly bills.
Darigold, which in 2008 reported $2.2 billion in revenues, was fined $10,000 for the spill.
While the audiences were dramatically different, the candidates’ routines were mostly unchanged, holding up the same scapegoats for an economic system which is failing in its paramount duty to support public schools, and an economic recession which now sees more than 300,000 Washingtonians unemployed.
For about the last decade, a family of Osprey has made its home atop a light pole at Tibbetts Valley Park sports fields at the intersection of Newport Way NW and State Route 900.
Congratulations to everyone behind the 2010 Issaquah Salmon Days Festival. The hardworking folks at the festivals office are at it year round, and for a small team of paid staff, aided by a large and willing team of volunteers, they put together a product that is becoming renown across the state and winning awards across the country.
The Central Issaquah Plan demands of its architects equal parts practicality and imagination; an ability to understand the limitations of the land, the economy, and the population, but also to be flexible enough to allow for a future that many of us will never see.
Last week marked yet another chapter in the long and successful history of the Waldron family’s Arctic Cat franchise in Issaquah.
Hiking trails advocates and mountain bike enthusiasts left Monday night’s Issaquah Major Planning and Growth Committee (MPGC) meeting satisfied that there would be consideration given to both uses in trails plans for a 43 acre section of land south-west of Central Park in the Issaquah Highlands.
The City of Issaquah is holding all the aces in the land sale deal in the Issaquah Highlands, and if it plays its cards right the big winner will be the people who live and work here.
Motorists on Interstate 90 passing Lake Sammamish craned their necks to see the lone figure, motionless, seemingly floating, a thousand feet above the water.
The organizers of a Cyclocross event at Lake Sammamish State Park in Issaquah on Sunday will soon lay new grass seed and begin groundwork at the site to repair damage caused by the race.
For some, it is difficult to quantify exactly what is gained by public and private investments in things like parks, strands of forest, trails, wetlands – keeping our views green and our environment healthy.
Already a regional leader in the use of Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) programs to conserve environmentally sensitive lands, the City of Issaquah hopes to use a $100,000 grant to make land conservation an even more attractive prospect for developers.
Sept. 25 is a special day – National Public Lands Day. The Greenway is urging all residents to celebrate the incredible beauty of areas like Tiger Mountain by getting out and amongst it, helping to repair some of the damage caused to trails by such heavy use.
“The reason I moved to Issaquah was because I had three priorities. I wanted to be near Seattle, but not in Seattle. For my work I needed to be close to the east-west, and north-south connectors, the freeways.
In order to keep tabs on the city’s effort toward sustainability, in 2008 Mayor Ava Frisinger assembled a panel of 16 community leaders to develop a long-term vision of sustainability, as well as recommending metrics to track the city’s progress toward specific goals.
The Issaquah Human Services Commission has leant its support to a proposal to study alternate ways of funding local nonprofits and human services providers.
In 2007, a development company called Onni announced big plans for a site it owned in downtown Vancouver. The property, half a city-block in the heart of Vancouver’s Granville Street, had some old commercial businesses on it, a smash repairers, a trampoline factory. Onni pulled them down, cleared away the rubble, and cleaned up the site for the long period of waiting that usually accompanies raising money and getting permits for big development projects.
Bellevue College is interested in acquiring a 20-acre parcel of land south of Grand Ridge Elementary.
A number of recent developments have brought increased attention to bicycling in and around Issaquah.
More than the specific concerns about traffic, and landscaping, retail activity or stormwater mitigation, the feeling I got from watching Monday night’s public meeting about the Issaquah Highlands TDR is that the residents don’t trust the managers of their community.
Issaquah council wrestles with difficult concessions, but still votes unanimously to proceed with Port Blakely deal