Humane Society special at Pogacha

Dine at Pogacha in Issaquah from 5 - 9 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 11, and the restaurant will donate 20 percent of all food sales for dining-in or for take-out to the Humane Society.

  • Oct 8, 2010

Waldron’s continue proud Arctic Cat history in Issaquah

Last week marked yet another chapter in the long and successful history of the Waldron family's Arctic Cat franchise in Issaquah.

Ben and Jerry’s opens in the Highlands

The Issaquah Highlands gets its very own ice cream parlor tomorrow, Sept. 17.

  • Sep 16, 2010

Two moms buck the bad economy and expand their retail business

Never underestimate the power of two driven women with a passion for fashion.

Labor of love — fruits of the sea a life long passion for Jim Oswalt

Twenty years ago, Jim Oswalt took his first job, at the fish counter of his local QFC. The young man had a passion for all things ocean - already a keen fishermen, working with fish just seemed to make sense.

Mint green the ‘in’ color for Earth Month on the Eastside

Ladies — looking to do something nice for the environment on Earth Day, April 24? How about a visit to the salon?

Proposed ‘sin tax’ not-so-sweet for Boehm’s Candies in Issaquah

But while sales of heart-shaped boxes of confections At Boehm's Candies remain brisk, a state deficit projected to be in the billions has legislators in Olympia preparing to dampen the ardor for chocolate with a so-called “sin tax” to fund local health departments.

Chamber launches first ‘Shop Isssaquah’ program

More than 80 Issaquah business and community members gathered at a Nov. 17 luncheon of the Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce to launch the “Shop Issaquah” program, which organizers hope will help support the local economy and promote Issaquah businesses.

  • Nov 25, 2009

Mark’s Japanese: Focus on service, not unnecessary frills

Mark Wagner, owner of a smattering of Eastside auto repair shops, recently launched his latest endeavor in Issaquah.

  • Nov 21, 2008

Bake’s Place: All it’s jazzed up to be

What started in the basement of Craig and Laura Baker’s house has now evolved into a world class jazz venue that attracts nationwide attention.

  • Aug 22, 2008

Pine Lake Pizzeria: The secret’s in the dough

When all four Salmeri men are in the kitchen together at Pine Lake Pizzeria, it can get a little crazy, to say the least. “It’s controlled havoc,” Andrew Salmeri said of working with his three sons, Joe, 28, Brandon, 26 and Drew, 18.

  • Aug 21, 2008

Rowley Properties wins ‘gold’ for being ‘green’

The John L. Scott Building was recently awarded the LEED Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED is the system USGBC uses as a rating system for designing and constructing green, energy efficient buildings.

  • Aug 1, 2008

Flintoft’s Funeral Home continues tradition of caring

Tom Flintoft remembers when Issaquah’s border was marked by a sign that said, “Population: 250.” The Flintoft family and the city go back 70 years. In 1938, Tom Flintoft’s parents, Bill and Alberta, founded Flintoft’s Funeral Home and Crematory on East Sunset Way. It has remained in the family for three generations and is still going strong.

  • Jul 25, 2008

Sammamish man creates ‘space’ for home business owners

Like many of his Sammamish neighbors, entrepreneur Peter Chee thought it would be wonderful to work at home. Instead, he felt isolated. He missed the atmosphere of being in an intellectual “think tank.”

  • Jul 10, 2008