Life

Yoga class in the park

The sessions will be held on Tuesdays in May.

  • May 3, 2019

9th annual paddling festival

Challenge will be at 10:30 a.m. on May 11.

  • May 3, 2019
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Upcoming events in Issaquah

Grape Escape 2019; Walk’n Wag

  • Apr 19, 2019
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Stephanie Quiroz / staff photo                                Girl Scout Dylan Faaland is hosting an in-school workshop about bike safety for the student bicyclists at her school. Dylan is working toward her Silver Award from Girl Scouts of Western Washington.

Local Girl Scout promotes educational workshop to educate peers about bike safety

Dylan Faaland will host Light it Up! on April 25 at Inglewood Middle School.

Stephanie Quiroz / staff photo                                Girl Scout Dylan Faaland is hosting an in-school workshop about bike safety for the student bicyclists at her school. Dylan is working toward her Silver Award from Girl Scouts of Western Washington.
Paige Bisbee, of Bellevue is a paid employee at Davis Wright Tremaine in Bellevue. As part of the law firm’s inclusive program, Bisbee distributes snacks and office supplies to her co-workers. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

People with disabilities find purpose through new employment opportunities

Paige Bisbee of Bellevue finds employment at Davis Wright Tremaine

Paige Bisbee, of Bellevue is a paid employee at Davis Wright Tremaine in Bellevue. As part of the law firm’s inclusive program, Bisbee distributes snacks and office supplies to her co-workers. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Issaquah restaurants offer ‘epicurean experience’

The Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce hosts a nearly month long event for chefs to get creative.

  • Mar 22, 2019
Holi Celebration — the Festival of Colors - on Saturday, March 23, at Lake Sammamish State Park in Issaquah. Photo couresty of Washington State Parks

Holi celebration returns to Lake Sammamish State Park

Festival of Color celebrated the coming of spring March 23

  • Mar 21, 2019
Holi Celebration — the Festival of Colors - on Saturday, March 23, at Lake Sammamish State Park in Issaquah. Photo couresty of Washington State Parks
The downtown flower baskets in Issaquah are funded entirely through donations and maintained by the Downtown Issaquah Association. Photo courtesy of the Downtown Issaquah Association

Downtown Issaquah launches annual Flowers on Front Street

The flowers are funded entirely through donations and locals can make donations for Mother’s Day.

The downtown flower baskets in Issaquah are funded entirely through donations and maintained by the Downtown Issaquah Association. Photo courtesy of the Downtown Issaquah Association
Boots, Barrels, and Brews returns to Pickering Barn for Kiwanis fundraiser March 29

Boots, Barrels, and Brews returns to Pickering Barn for Kiwanis fundraiser March 29

The 6th annual Boots, Barrels and Brews Kiwanis fundraiser is coming back to Issaquah on March 29.

Boots, Barrels, and Brews returns to Pickering Barn for Kiwanis fundraiser March 29
Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.                                From left: co-leader of the Issaquah clinic Sarah Bergdahl, longtime volunteer Louise Luce, and co-leader Melinda Walhstrom.

Garden has been mainstay in Luce’s life

How 94 year-old Louise Luce gained community and knowledge from the Master Gardeners Foundation

Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.                                From left: co-leader of the Issaquah clinic Sarah Bergdahl, longtime volunteer Louise Luce, and co-leader Melinda Walhstrom.
Seattle Shaolin Kungfu Academy (above) preforms a Dragon Dance and Kungfu and the Issaquah Highlands Red Dance group (below) preform at the Chinese New Year celebration on Feb. 17. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photos

Issaquah Highlands Chinese Heritage Club hosts their annual Chinese New Year celebration

Performances included the traditional Chinese Dragon Dance

Seattle Shaolin Kungfu Academy (above) preforms a Dragon Dance and Kungfu and the Issaquah Highlands Red Dance group (below) preform at the Chinese New Year celebration on Feb. 17. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photos
Dr. Partridge bringing families together

Dr. Partridge bringing families together

Has run Virginia Mason’s Down Syndrome Program for nearly six years.

Dr. Partridge bringing families together
King County Library System (KCLS) is named the leading U.S. library with 4.8 million digital checkouts in 2018 for the fifth year in a row by Rakuten OverDrive. Photo courtesy of KCLS Facebook.

King County Library System exceeds 1 million digital checkouts in 2018

KCLS leads the record for the fifth year in a row

King County Library System (KCLS) is named the leading U.S. library with 4.8 million digital checkouts in 2018 for the fifth year in a row by Rakuten OverDrive. Photo courtesy of KCLS Facebook.
Wine and art on tap in Issaquah

Wine and art on tap in Issaquah

Downtown tasting and entertainment walks resume.

  • Feb 11, 2019
Wine and art on tap in Issaquah
Motivation springs us to action

Motivation springs us to action

Maintaining New Years Resolution momentum through entire year.

  • Feb 3, 2019
Motivation springs us to action
Happy Life: Mindfulness and love

Happy Life: Mindfulness and love

Mindfulness in relationships for Valentine’s Day.

  • Feb 1, 2019
Happy Life: Mindfulness and love
Salmon, Science, Suds on Jan. 16

Salmon, Science, Suds on Jan. 16

Presentations will focus on improving the health of the Sammamish watershed.

  • Jan 4, 2019
Salmon, Science, Suds on Jan. 16
New Year resolution: Love yourself

New Year resolution: Love yourself

Love yourself in 2019 and watch the positive changes.

  • Jan 4, 2019
New Year resolution: Love yourself
Jiff Searing paints the door frame of the tiny house during the volunteer event on Saturday. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Issaquah citizens build a tiny house for the Low Income Housing Institute

An work party was held in Issaquah to build and donate a house to a low income tiny house village.

Jiff Searing paints the door frame of the tiny house during the volunteer event on Saturday. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo
Diane Gillespie. Photo courtesy of Diane Gillespie

OPINION: Sleeping in troubled times

While adequate sleep is critical to good health and longevity, sleep deprivation is currently on the rise.

  • Dec 12, 2018
Diane Gillespie. Photo courtesy of Diane Gillespie