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.
Community involvement for residents of the Issaquah Highlands means more than just attending public meetings, volunteering and advocacy. Sometimes it means having a party.
Issaquah Planning Policy Commissioners unanimously endorsed proposed changes to the Land Use Code at their Aug. 19 meeting.
A month after a shooting at Lake Sammamish State Park left two men dead, murder charges have still not been filed in the case.
If you’ve been in the Issaquah Highlands on the first Thursday of the month this summer, you may have noticed small crowds gathering near a construction site on NE High Street. The mixed groups of real estate agents, residents and reporters all have one thing in common; they want to learn more about the zHome.
There has been much discussion of how Issaquah will evolve over the next 10, 20 or even 50 years. Community leaders are developing parks, evaluating marketing ideas and enticing businesses. But are these steps taking us in the right direction?
On Wednesday, July 28, Swedish representatives held a community meeting at Tibbetts Creek Manor to present a construction update, propose ideas for retail facilities in the center, and to receive feedback from residents and business leaders about what they would like to see at the new campus.
Neighborhoods throughout Issaquah celebrated National Night Out with grilled hot dogs, children’s activities and lots of laughs.
It’s field trip time for the Issaquah Park Board. Each year at the July board meeting, members get away from the conference table and onto the land that they work to preserve, enhance or manage.
On Sunday, July 25, the normally quiet evening air of the Issaquah Highlands filled with gasps, screams and emergency sirens after a 59-year-old woman, out walking her dog, was hit by a car while walking across the pedestrian crosswalk at 15th Avenue NE and NE Park Drive.
Austin Brodeur, a spunky 22-year-old with a ready smile and a goofy sense of humor, sits slurping his Frappuccino at…
After more than 15 years, every house needs a little upkeep. The Habitat for Humanity homes on Front Street in Issaquah are no exception, and this week volunteers began maintenance work on the exterior of the houses.
The City of Issaquah and the Washington State Department of Transportation hope a new construction project, scheduled to start this week, will resolve some of the city’s connectivity issues.
When King County created the region’s first Mental Health Court in 1999, it was designed to provide misdemeanor offenders who suffered from mental illness a way to dismantle the cycle of arrest, incarceration and reoffending.
Once a month, for the last decade, the First Monday Fiction Club has gathered at the Barnes and Noble in Issaquah for lively discussions on that month’s chosen book.
Teamwork. It’s taught in pre-school classes. It’s encouraged in sports. Most people add “team player” to their resume.
And it’s this simple idea of working together that turned an intern’s plan into a month-long festival of outdoor activities.
Looking at him today you would never know that Issaquah’s Sushiman, aka Bobby Suetsugu, was once a celebrated sumo wrestler in Japan. But beneath his average-sized frame lies the echo of a much larger man.
One of the benefits of living near the foothills of the Cascade Mountains is the way daily life brushes up against nature. And it’s just this proximity that is creating a beaver conflict at Lake Sammamish State Park.
Issaquah businesses taking their time adapting to ban on polystyrene boxes