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3 Stories
Posted on: April 14, 2015

Join Us: Sister Cities Benefit Features Jazz, Wine

Spring Fusion

Toast our sister city with a memorable evening of jazz, wine and hors-d'oeuvres.

Spring Fusion: A Sister Cities Celebration will bring together the best of Issaquah and our sister city Chefchaouen, Morocco.

Join us... Read on...

Posted on: April 12, 2015

AuthorFest: Meet Writers, Pick Up Great Titles

Meet writers and pick up great titles as the first AuthorFest comes to Olde Town Issaquah.

AuthorFest is part of the next Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk, 6-9 p.m. May 1, 2015.... Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2015

Cheers! Downtown Wine Walk Series is Back

Cheers! You’re invited to the Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk Series.

The event will return from 6-9 p.m. on the first Friday of the month from February to May — Feb. 6, March 6, April 3 and May 1, 2015.

Enjoy live music,... Read on...


Business

2 Stories
Posted on: April 9, 2015

Issaquah Job Fair: Find the Right Position for You

Issaquah Job Fair

Whether you’re searching for the perfect summer job or hoping to jump start your career, find the right position for you at the Issaquah Job Fair.

Our second job fair will be held from 2-5 p.m. April 28, 2015, at... Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2015

Project Update: Costco Development Agreement

Costco Wholesale’s international headquarters will soon grow in Central Issaquah thanks to a newly-adopted agreement between the Fortune 500 company and the City.

By signing the development agreement, Costco has committed... Read on...


City Hall

1 Story
Posted on: April 16, 2015

Election 2015: City Hall Ballot Drop Box is Open

Voters: You’ve received your ballots, and soon you’ll make decisions on important issues.

King County Elections offers more information about... Read on...


Community

11 Stories
Posted on: April 14, 2015

Mother's Day: Flower Baskets for Moms

Make Olde Town a more beautiful place by considering a donation to the Downtown Issaquah Association’s flower basket program.

Donations from the public determine how many baskets grace downtown streets. The organization... Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2015

You're Invited: 'Hunger in America' Documentary

You’re invited to the Eastside premiere of “Hunger in America,” a poignant documentary tackling the nation’s hunger epidemic.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. May 6, 2015, for a 7 p.m. screening at the Issaquah High School Theater... Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2015

Join Us: Sister Cities Benefit Features Jazz, Wine

Spring Fusion

Toast our sister city with a memorable evening of jazz, wine and hors-d'oeuvres.

Spring Fusion: A Sister Cities Celebration will bring together the best of Issaquah and our sister city Chefchaouen, Morocco.

Join us... Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2015

You’re Invited: Fire Station Community Open House

Go behind the scenes at a fire station, explore the inside of a fire truck cab, and learn how to protect your home and family as Eastside Fire & Rescue (EFR) hosts a free community open house May 2, 2015.

You’re invited... Read on...

Posted on: April 12, 2015

AuthorFest: Meet Writers, Pick Up Great Titles

Meet writers and pick up great titles as the first AuthorFest comes to Olde Town Issaquah.

AuthorFest is part of the next Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk, 6-9 p.m. May 1, 2015.... Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2015

Issaquah Environmental Awards: Meet the Honorees

The recipients of our 2015 environmental awards showcase a deep dedication to preserving our community’s natural beauty, resources and quality of life.

Ava Frisinger is the recipient of the Ruth Kees Environmental Award —... Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2015

Issaquah Job Fair: Find the Right Position for You

Whether you’re searching for the perfect summer job or hoping to jump start your career, find the right position for you at the Issaquah Job Fair.

Our second job fair will be held from 2-5 p.m. April 28, 2015, at... Read on...

Posted on: April 3, 2015

Eastside Fire & Rescue Seeks Volunteer Firefighters

Eastside Fire & Rescue is seeking the next generation of volunteer firefighters.

To be eligible for consideration, you must live within 5 road miles of an EFR station and meet other minimum qualifications.

After... Read on...

Posted on: March 26, 2015

Apply Now: Issaquah Youth Advisory Board

Apply now for the 2015-16 Issaquah Youth Advisory Board.

Develop your leadership skills while serving your community and making a positive impact.

The board is made up of representatives from each of the Issaquah... Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2015

Be Bear Aware: Reduce Risk of Wildlife Encounters

Due to unseasonably warm weather, black bears are on the move early this year, prompting state wildlife managers to remind the public about ways to avoid conflicts with bears.

Rich Beausoleil, bear and cougar specialist... Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2015

Cheers! Downtown Wine Walk Series is Back

Cheers! You’re invited to the Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk Series.

The event will return from 6-9 p.m. on the first Friday of the month from February to May — Feb. 6, March 6, April 3 and May 1, 2015.

Enjoy live music,... Read on...


Development

2 Stories
Posted on: April 17, 2015

Project Update: Talus Townhome Construction

Starting in mid-April, construction will start on a new community in the Talus urban village at the intersection of Northwest Talus Drive and Northwest Shy Bear Way.

When completed, the project — called Talus 28 — will... Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2015

Project Update: Costco Development Agreement

Costco Wholesale’s international headquarters will soon grow in Central Issaquah thanks to a newly-adopted agreement between the Fortune 500 company and the City.

By signing the development agreement, Costco has committed... Read on...


Farmers Market

1 Story
Posted on: April 13, 2015

2015 Issaquah Farmers Market Opens May 2

Issaquah Farmers Market

Our Issaquah Farmers Market is celebrating 25 years!

Our market returns May 2, 2015, and runs from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays at the Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W.

For 2015, our market runs through Sept. 26. In... Read on...


Home

13 Stories
Posted on: April 9, 2015

Issaquah Job Fair: Find the Right Position for You

Issaquah Job Fair

Whether you’re searching for the perfect summer job or hoping to jump start your career, find the right position for you at the Issaquah Job Fair.

Our second job fair will be held from 2-5 p.m. April 28, 2015, at... Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2015

Traffic Alert: Northwest Gilman Boulevard

Starting the week of April 27, 2015, one lane of eastbound Northwest Gilman Boulevard will close for utility work.

Construction will also affect Seventh Avenue Northwest where it intersects Northwest Gilman Boulevard. The... Read on...

Posted on: April 13, 2015

2015 Issaquah Farmers Market Opens May 2

Issaquah Farmers Market

Our Issaquah Farmers Market is celebrating 25 years!

Our market returns May 2, 2015, and runs from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays at the Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W.

For 2015, our market runs through Sept. 26. In... Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2015

Election 2015: City Hall Ballot Drop Box is Open

Voters: You’ve received your ballots, and soon you’ll make decisions on important issues.

King County Elections offers more information about... Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2015

Traffic Alert: Dogwood Street Bridge Replacement

Improvements will begin soon along Northwest Dogwood Street.

Starting May 26, 2015, a section of the street will close as a new bridge is built. The street will be closed from approximately Third Place Northwest to the... Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2015

Interstate 90 Overpass: State Outlines Repairs

After a thorough examination, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) bridge engineers have decided to replace a damaged girder on the Interstate 90 overpass above Front Street in Issaquah.

An over-height... Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2015

You’re Invited: Fire Station Community Open House

Go behind the scenes at a fire station, explore the inside of a fire truck cab, and learn how to protect your home and family as Eastside Fire & Rescue (EFR) hosts a free community open house May 2, 2015.

You’re invited... Read on...

Posted on: April 3, 2015

Traffic Alert: Front Street North Paving Project

Thanks to our ongoing paving project, street improvements are in progress throughout Issaquah.

Crews – who will work with residents and businesses to minimize impacts with driveways – will start work soon on Front Street... Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2015

Issaquah Environmental Awards: Meet the Honorees

The recipients of our 2015 environmental awards showcase a deep dedication to preserving our community’s natural beauty, resources and quality of life.

Ava Frisinger is the recipient of the Ruth Kees Environmental Award —... Read on...

Posted on: March 26, 2015

Tree City USA: Issaquah Honored for 23rd Year

For the 23rd consecutive year, Issaquah has been named a Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2015

Be Bear Aware: Reduce Risk of Wildlife Encounters

Due to unseasonably warm weather, black bears are on the move early this year, prompting state wildlife managers to remind the public about ways to avoid conflicts with bears.

Rich Beausoleil, bear and cougar specialist... Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Posted on: October 28, 2011

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and... Read on...


Parks & Recreation

11 Stories
Posted on: April 24, 2015

Project Update: New Issaquah Skate Park

We’re working to bring a fun, safe skate park to Tibbetts Valley Park.

In a unanimous decision April 20, 2015, our City Council authorized staff to pursue grant funding for the skate park project. Construction on our new... Read on...

Posted on: April 13, 2015

2015 Issaquah Farmers Market Opens May 2

Issaquah Farmers Market

Our Issaquah Farmers Market is celebrating 25 years!

Our market returns May 2, 2015, and runs from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays at the Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W.

For 2015, our market runs through Sept. 26. In... Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2015

Volunteer: Help Our Pickering Garden Grow

We’re seeking green thumbs to help our Pickering Demonstration Garden grow!

Volunteers take part in growing fresh produce for the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank. In the process, they learn techniques for growing food... Read on...

Posted on: April 17, 2015

Explore Our Venues With 360-Degree Virtual Tours

Explore our event venues — and learn more about the amenities we offer — with our new 360-degree virtual tours of Pickering Barn and Tibbetts Creek Manor.

See the venues and grounds at Read on...

Posted on: March 26, 2015

Tree City USA: Issaquah Honored for 23rd Year

For the 23rd consecutive year, Issaquah has been named a Read on...

Posted on: March 26, 2015

Enroll Now: 2015-16 Preschool is Accepting Students

Our part-time preschool for 3- to 5-year-olds is now enrolling students for the 2015-16 school year.

For almost two decades, our preschool has prepared our community’s children with opportunities for intellectual,... Read on...

Posted on: March 26, 2015

Apply Now: Issaquah Youth Advisory Board

Apply now for the 2015-16 Issaquah Youth Advisory Board.

Develop your leadership skills while serving your community and making a positive impact.

The board is made up of representatives from each of the Issaquah... Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2015

Be Bear Aware: Reduce Risk of Wildlife Encounters

Due to unseasonably warm weather, black bears are on the move early this year, prompting state wildlife managers to remind the public about ways to avoid conflicts with bears.

Rich Beausoleil, bear and cougar specialist... Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2015

Register Now: Serevi Youth Rugby Camps

Serevi Rugby

Learn the world's latest Olympic sport — rugby — as we partner with Serevi Rugby to offer youth programs.

The program — for boys and girls 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12 — is a fast, fun, active and safe game that develops agility... Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2015

Apply Now: Counselor in Training Program

We’re looking for teens who want to learn and practice leadership and planning skills!

Our Counselor in Training (CIT) program is a great opportunity for teens entering eighth through 12th grades who are excited to be a... Read on...

Posted on: October 2, 2014

Join Us: Pickering Barn, Tibbetts Creek Manor Open Houses

We invite you to tour Pickering Barn and Tibbetts Creek Manor as you plan your upcoming event.

You can show the facilities to family, friends and vendors; measure and plan for decorating ideas; and ask our staff answer... Read on...


Police

1 Story
Posted on: April 2, 2015

Learn More: Police and Public Safety Career Opportunities

Learn more about job opportunities at the Issaquah Police Department during the 2015 Public Safety Career Fair.

Hear from Issaquah... Read on...


Public Works Operations

1 Story
Posted on: April 3, 2015

Traffic Alert: Front Street North Paving Project

Thanks to our ongoing paving project, street improvements are in progress throughout Issaquah.

Crews – who will work with residents and businesses to minimize impacts with driveways – will start work soon on Front Street... Read on...


Special Event Permits

1 Story
Posted on: April 15, 2015

Fenders on Front Street

Prepare for street closures June 21, 2015, during the annual Fenders on Front Street Car Show & Cruise.

Street North from Gilman Boulevard to... Read on...


Sustainability

7 Stories
Posted on: April 23, 2015

Bike Month: Join Us for Bike to Work Day

Bike Month

May is Bike Month.

To celebrate, join cyclists for fun, fitness and friendship as the City of Issaquah and Cascade Bicycle Club celebrate Bike to Work Day... Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2015

Volunteer: Help Our Pickering Garden Grow

We’re seeking green thumbs to help our Pickering Demonstration Garden grow!

Volunteers take part in growing fresh produce for the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank. In the process, they learn techniques for growing food... Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2015

Apply Now: Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention

If your business or organization shows exceptional commitment to reducing the amount of waste it sends to the landfill, apply to be one of King County’s Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling.

The program is... Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2015

Issaquah Environmental Awards: Meet the Honorees

The recipients of our 2015 environmental awards showcase a deep dedication to preserving our community’s natural beauty, resources and quality of life.

Ava Frisinger is the recipient of the Ruth Kees Environmental Award —... Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2015

You're Invited: 'Hunger in America' Documentary

You’re invited to the Eastside premiere of “Hunger in America,” a poignant documentary tackling the nation’s hunger epidemic.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. May 6, 2015, for a 7 p.m. screening at the Issaquah High School Theater... Read on...

Posted on: April 3, 2015

Water Conservation Challenge: Save Water, Win Prizes

National Mayor's Challenge For Water Conservation

For the month of April, Issaquah is participating in the Fourth Annual National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation.

Take the Read on...

Posted on: March 9, 2015

Donate Now: Threadcycle Your Damaged, Worn-Out Clothes

You can donate any of your clothes to be recycled — even your holey, stained and worn-out items.

Donation locations in Issaquah and throughout King County want all of your clothes, shoes, and linens in any condition... Read on...


Traffic Alerts

6 Stories
Posted on: April 23, 2015

Traffic Alert: Dogwood Street Bridge Replacement

Improvements will begin soon along Northwest Dogwood Street.

Starting May 26, 2015, a section of the street will close as a new bridge is built. The street will be closed from approximately Third Place Northwest to the... Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2015

Traffic Alert: Northwest Gilman Boulevard

Starting the week of April 27, 2015, one lane of eastbound Northwest Gilman Boulevard will close for utility work.

Construction will also affect Seventh Avenue Northwest where it intersects Northwest Gilman Boulevard. The... Read on...

Posted on: April 3, 2015

Traffic Alert: Northwest Locust Street

A section of Northwest Locust Street will close to pedestrians and vehicles from April 6-June 7, 2015.

The street will close from Seventh Avenue Northwest to the east boundary of the Atlas apartment complex construction... Read on...

Posted on: April 3, 2015

Traffic Alert: Front Street North Paving Project

Thanks to our ongoing paving project, street improvements are in progress throughout Issaquah.

Crews – who will work with residents and businesses to minimize impacts with driveways – will start work soon on Front Street... Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2015

Traffic Alert: Southeast 43rd Way

Drivers: Prepare for a construction-related lane closure along Southeast 43rd Way.

Starting April 1, 2015, eastbound 43rd Way will be reduced from two lanes to one from 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. on weekdays. The daytime lane... Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2015

Traffic Alert: Fenders on Front Street

Prepare for street closures June 21, 2015, during the annual Fenders on Front Street Car Show & Cruise.

Street North from Gilman Boulevard to... Read on...


Transportation

2 Stories
Posted on: April 23, 2015

Bike Month: Join Us for Bike to Work Day

Bike Month

May is Bike Month.

To celebrate, join cyclists for fun, fitness and friendship as the City of Issaquah and Cascade Bicycle Club celebrate Bike to Work Day... Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2015

Interstate 90 Overpass: State Outlines Repairs

After a thorough examination, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) bridge engineers have decided to replace a damaged girder on the Interstate 90 overpass above Front Street in Issaquah.

An over-height... Read on...


Wedding / Event Rentals

2 Stories
Posted on: April 17, 2015

Explore Our Venues With 360-Degree Virtual Tours

Explore our event venues — and learn more about the amenities we offer — with our new 360-degree virtual tours of Pickering Barn and Tibbetts Creek Manor.

See the venues and grounds at Read on...

Posted on: October 2, 2014

Join Us: Pickering Barn, Tibbetts Creek Manor Open Houses

We invite you to tour Pickering Barn and Tibbetts Creek Manor as you plan your upcoming event.

You can show the facilities to family, friends and vendors; measure and plan for decorating ideas; and ask our staff answer... Read on...