News

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.

Take a walk through Issaquah’s history this Saturday

The hike, led by the Issaquah History Museums, will explore the 1880s to present day. Participants will gather at the Issaquah Depot at 10 a.m.

  • Jul 22, 2010

Green blimp launches Greenpeace campaign against Costco

Eastside residents may have noticed a large airship gliding low above rooftops early on Wednesday morning. The green blimp, which carried the message "Costco: wholesale ocean destruction," was part of a campaign by environmental advocates Greenpeace to draw attention to decimated fish species.

2011 goals shape vision of Issaquah’s future

The Issaquah City Council unanimously approved their goals for 2011 at a regular meeting of the council on Monday.

Rotary’s Nightmare a dream come true for many people on the Plateau

Every year Rotarians put in hundreds of volunteer hours to set up and operate the impressive theatrical production, and in doing so manifest the great spirit of charity of generosity that is a trademark of Rotary worldwide.

Welcome new Issaquah Women’s Club members

Since 1983, the Issaquah Women’s Club has supported local students, charities, and the people of Issaquah through ongoing program of fundraising and scholarships - all part of their mission to unite women through friendship and community.

  • Jun 17, 2010

Alzheimer’s fundraiser

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Saturday, March 22, there will a plant and garden sale, and barbecue at the Eagles Club back parking lot, 175 1st Place NW.

  • May 20, 2010

Bahá’ís prayer day

The Bahá’ís of Sammamish invite the public to join them in a devotional gathering and information event at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, May. 22, at the Sammamish Library, to show their concern and support for seven Iranian Bahá’í leaders imprisoned in Iran.

  • May 20, 2010

As state, county slash support for essential human services, cities asked to fill the gap

The cities of Issaquah and Sammamish will be faced with a very difficult task over the next few months - how to say no to some of the nonprofits and charitable groups that provide core human services in our community, such as domestic violence counseling, medical treatment for sick children and seniors, and food and clothing for families in need.

Local schools win state cash awards for green ideas

Two Issaquah School District schools will receive cash awards for their outstanding environmental programs.

Facing education cuts, donors raise record amount for local schools foundation

Thursday's event demonstrated that, in these tough economic times, many people are understanding they have a greater obligation to help sustain the core elements of our community.

They don’t build ‘em like they used to

Freed House refuses to go away, as an icon, and as an issue

ArtWalk returns to downtown Issaquah tonight—Friday May 7

Though the weather might be telling us a different story, we know it must be Spring because Issaquah’s famous ArtWalk is back again. This

  • May 5, 2010