When my editor first suggested an article on hypnosis, images of people lined up on a stage in Las Vegas quacking like ducks immediately came to my mind. Then he suggested I give it a try for a first person report on the process.
On Tuesday, the Rovin’ Fiddlers welcomed another musician to the fold. Guitar player Jackie Schmidt had heard about the group and its Tuesday evening jam sessions from her fiddling friend Tami Curtis.
Amid all the discussion in Issaquah about reducing car traffic by making the city more walkable and encouraging people to use public transit, Sound Transit is considering reducing service on one of the routes that serves the community.
How distinctly the seasons change – this past week, fall was definitely in the air, and on the ground, with colorful leaves and cool, crisp weather. In the Issaquah Highlands young families made the most of the sunshine while it lasts.
Earlier this month, Mayor Ava Frisinger released her fiscal plan for next year. In a memo to the Issaquah City Council she stated, “My 2011 proposed budget reflects two key goals: maintain strong fiscal stewardship during these lean economic times, and stay focused on our community’s needs – both today and for the future.”
Residents will get a chance to learn more about the ongoing redevelopment plans for Central Issaquah when the Cascade Land Conservancy hosts a Community Stewards meeting in the Pickering Room at Issaquah City Hall Northwest on Thursday, Oct. 14.
Not long after the attacks of September 11, Iman, an American-born girl of Moroccan descent, expressed concern about the negative stereotypes of Arabs by the American media and of Americans by the Arab media.
The next phase in providing sustainable food packaging for restaurants in Issaquah becomes mandatory this week. As of Oct. 1, all food service establishments must comply with chapter 8.07 of the Issaquah Municipal Code, which prohibits the use of polystyrene and non-recyclable disposable food packaging and requires businesses to use recyclable or compostable food packaging.
The next phase in sustainable food packaging for restaurants in Issaquah becomes mandatory this week. As of Oct. 1, all food service establishments must comply with chapter 8.07 of the Issaquah Municipal Code.
Following his appointment last week by Mayor Ava Frisinger, Robert “Bob” Harrison has been confirmed as the next city administrator by the unanimous vote of Issaquah’s City Council at their Sept. 20 meeting.
Elena Blume loves art. She’s also passionate about social media. On Tuesday, she combined these loves by videotaping several artists at Sammamish City Hall who will be participating in the fourth annual Sammamish Art Fair Oct. 9 and 10.
There was a great deal of interest in the Aug. 16 meeting of the Issaquah City Council, with the seven member council considering whether to approve amendments to the city’s agreement with Issaquah Highlands master developer Port Blakely.
More than 100 Issaquah residents gathered at the site of the former Tolle Anderson farmstead on Thursday, Aug. 26 to hear about plans for the Issaquah Creek confluence park project, and to give their thoughts on how the 15.5-acre plot should be developed.
With school starting in less than a week, Kiwanis and AtWork!volunteers loaded backpacks with much-needed school supplies for elementary, middle and high school students in the Issaquah School District.
More than a decade ago the City of Issaquah built a skateboard park behind the Issaquah Community Center. At the time it was state of the art. 10 years later, its functionality has come into question, and diverse sections of the community are calling for its relocation.
Rowley Properties representatives, Kristi Tripple and Lisa Picard, presented their company’s development vision for 90 acres on the west side of Issaquah at Wednesday’s weekly Issaquah Kiwanis luncheon.
This week, 200 employees of the Bellevue-based Symetra Financial got out of their offices and into their communities to help paint, clean and landscape for 11 non-profit organizations, including Issaquah’s Village Theatre.