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Mayor seeks community input on city administrator candidates

The Issaquah Mayor’s office has narrowed the candidate pool for the vacant city administrator job to six, and they want you to have a chance to ask them questions.

Grants of $200 to $1,000 available for family, youth support projects

The Issaquah Community Network is seeking funding proposals for community projects related to parenting and youth support services.

  • Aug 30, 2010

Port Blakely seeks involvement with Bellevue College plans

Bellevue College is interested in acquiring a 20-acre parcel of land south of Grand Ridge Elementary.

I-405 off-ramp closed tonight

Work crews will close the off-ramp from southbound I-405 to northbound SR 167 (Rainier Ave S.) to repair a concrete barrier and attenuator damaged earlier today by a collision.

  • Aug 30, 2010

Performing artist auditions this weekend

The Sammamish Arts Commission is holding auditions for local artists this Friday and Saturday, Aug. 27 and 28.

  • Aug 23, 2010

KIDSTAGE fall classes start mid-September

The Issaquah Village Theatre KIDSTAGE, a year-round performing arts program, has announced its fall schedule of classes for students ages 4 to 20.

  • Aug 20, 2010

One month on, still no shooter charged with Lake Sammamish killings

A month after a shooting at Lake Sammamish State Park left two men dead, murder charges have still not been filed in the case.

Necessary evils, and the greater good

Issaquah council wrestles with difficult concessions, but still votes unanimously to proceed with Port Blakely deal

Primary election results set up familiar battles

The Aug. 17 primary election has been run and won. As of midday on Wednesday, 967,648 ballots had been counted, and while the votes are still being tallied and the results aren't expected to be certified until Sept. 1, the current top two candidates in each race are now preparing for the general election.

  • Aug 19, 2010

Fundraising yard sale for ARAS Foundation

All Service Glass will host a fundraising yard sale Saturday, Aug. 28, from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., at 926 250th Ave NE in Sammamish.

  • Aug 19, 2010

Section of SE 62nd Street closed for 3 months

This week, construction crews closed a section of SE 62nd Street between East Lake Sammamish Parkway and 221st Place SE as a part of the Interstate 90 undercrossing project.

City of Issaquah seeks input on new downtown park area

Issaquah residents are encouraged to attend a community meeting Aug. 26 to bring ideas and share their thoughts on the development of the Issaquah Creek Confluence Park Area in downtown Issaquah.

  • Aug 16, 2010

Public meeting for Highlands TDR deal

At its regular meeting this coming Monday, Aug. 16, the City of Issaquah Council will hold a public hearing regarding the proposed Issaquah Highlands/Park Pointe Transfer of Development Rights Agreement (TDR).

  • Aug 13, 2010

New animal sanctuary

Calling all animal lovers: volunteers and fundraisers are needed to help plan and host fundraising events for a new animal sanctuary in the Fall City/Duvall area.

  • Aug 13, 2010

Mentor a local student

The Issaquah School District’s VOICE Mentor Program is looking for community volunteers to work one on one with Issaquah students.

  • Aug 13, 2010

Closures on SR-900 and I-90 in Issaquah this week

Drivers should plan ahead for overnight closures in Issaquah this week as crews finish permanent striping on the SR 900 widening project.

  • Aug 2, 2010

Issaquah Lions shake rookie status to win division

Teams from Issaquah, Renton, Kent, Auburn, and Federal Way turned the Tibbetts Valley Park field into a softball extravaganza on Saturday for the King County Region round of the Special Olympics. The winners in each division, which were decided late in the day, will move on to represent the county at the state level in Everett at the end of August.

Closures on Issaquah-Hobart Road

Crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will close southbound Issaquah-Hobart Road under SR 18 starting Monday, Aug. 2, for up to 31 days.

  • Jul 31, 2010

‘The Deal’

Port Blakely, King County, big banks, and the City of Issaquah keep their nerve with crucial land swap laid out on the bargaining table.

Two shot dead, but no arrests yet

Despite a fight involving up to 40 people and "lots of guns," which killed two men and injured four others in front of scores of bystanders, King County Police have not been able to make a single arrest related to the shooting in Lake Sammamish State Park on Saturday night.