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Arts & Culture

2 Stories
Posted on: September 24, 2014

Apply Now: Community Arts Grants Available

Issaquah is known for its many opportunities to experience arts and culture.

Our Arts Commission is seeking proposals for projects and programs that entertain and enrich our community throughout 2015.

Special... Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2014

Get Smart with Art: Children's Classes Offered

We’re excited to join forces with Smart with Art to bring its art program to Issaquah!

Smart with Art will offer the following Saturday... Read on...


Business

1 Story
Posted on: September 24, 2014

Heads in Beds: Tourism Grants Now Available

We know Issaquah is a great place to visit — and we want to hear your ideas for attracting visitors to our community.

Our Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) is seeking funding requests for promotion and marketing... Read on...


City Hall

1 Story
Posted on: August 18, 2014

Passports: Prepare for Holiday Schedule Changes

If your plans include international travel, prepare for holiday schedule changes to our passport services.

• Due to Veterans Day, passport services will be available Monday, Nov. 10, 2014.

• Due to Thanksgiving,... Read on...


Community

13 Stories
Posted on: September 29, 2014

Enter Now: Win a Piece of Seahawks History

Seattle Mix Skittles

Learn more about what’s happening in your community — and you could win a piece of Seattle Seahawks history.

Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2014

Salmon Days Festival: Join Us at Our Booth

Join us for fun and prizes during the Issaquah Salmon Days Festival!

Find our City of Issaquah booth in front of Issaquah City Hall and Police... Read on...

Issaquah Salmon Days Festival
Posted on: September 29, 2014

Salmon Days Festival: Celebrate Issaquah's Icon

We’re ready to celebrate the Issaquah Salmon Days Festival with 150,000 of our closest friends.

Salmon Days, presented by the Read on...

Issaquah Salmon Days Festival
Posted on: September 26, 2014

Now Available: CPR and First Aid Courses

You’re invited as Eastside Fire & Rescue instructors offer CPR and first aid classes.

Both classes will be held Oct. 11, 2014. (Please note, the first aid class includes CPR training.) Enroll in either class at any Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2014

You're Invited: Celebrate Chefchaouen, Our Sister City

Celebrate our sister-city relationship with Chefchaouen, Morocco, as part of our community’s Salmon Days festivities.

You’re invited to two free events to learn more about Issaquah’s sister city. Both events will be held... Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2014

You're Invited: Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

Children of all ages (and their parents) are invited as Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance hosts young riders for Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day.

The free event at Duthie Hill Mountain Bike Park will include guided trail... Read on...

Posted on: September 18, 2014

Salmon Days Festival: Ohfishal Volunteers Needed

Help make Salmon Days a success by serving as one of the Ohfishal volunteers for the festival.

Salmon Days returns to downtown Issaquah on Oct. 4-5, 2014. Volunteers are needed to serve in the Field of Fun, festival setup... Read on...

Posted on: September 17, 2014

Move Like a Zombie: Free 'Thriller' Rehearsals

Learn the moves to the “Thriller” dance in time for Issaquah’s zombie-themed Halloween celebrations Oct. 18, 2014.

Free “Thriller” rehearsals are held from 5-6 p.m. every Sunday through Oct. 12 at Blakely Hall, 2550 N.E.... Read on...

Posted on: September 11, 2014

Food Drive: Join a Regional Effort to Fight Hunger

Our community is joining a regional effort to fight hunger — the Month of Concern Food Drive.

The effort kicks off Sept. 13, 2014, as local organizations collect food at supermarkets for the Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2014

Historic Pub Crawl: Explore Issaquah's Spooky Past

Issaquah’s history is rife with murder, mayhem and prohibition.

Explore our community’s colorful past as the Downtown Issaquah Association and the... Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2014

Be Prepared: Emergency Response Classes Start Soon

September is National Preparedness Month.

To help our community respond to potential hazards, the Issaquah Citizen Corps is offering training for the Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT.

This training is... Read on...

Posted on: September 5, 2014

Salmon SEEson: Where to Spot Our Iconic Fish

It’s Salmon SEEson, your annual opportunity to spot chinook, coho and other salmon species in Issaquah Creek and other local waterways.

Great salmon-viewing opportunities abound within Issaquah and throughout the Lake... Read on...

Posted on: September 5, 2014

Run with the Kokanee: Race for Little Red Fish

Help our little red fish at the Run with the Kokanee, a 5K and 10K run to benefit Lake Sammamish kokanee salmon restoration efforts.

The race is Oct. 18, 2014, at Lake Sammamish State Park. Proceeds benefit the... Read on...


Emergency Preparedness

2 Stories
Posted on: September 26, 2014

Now Available: CPR and First Aid Courses

You’re invited as Eastside Fire & Rescue instructors offer CPR and first aid classes.

Both classes will be held Oct. 11, 2014. (Please note, the first aid class includes CPR training.) Enroll in either class at any Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2014

Be Prepared: Emergency Response Classes Start Soon

September is National Preparedness Month.

To help our community respond to potential hazards, the Issaquah Citizen Corps is offering training for the Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT.

This training is... Read on...


Home

9 Stories
Posted on: September 29, 2014

Salmon Days Festival: Celebrate Issaquah's Icon

We’re ready to celebrate the Issaquah Salmon Days Festival with 150,000 of our closest friends.

Salmon Days, presented by the Read on...

Issaquah Salmon Days Festival
Posted on: September 26, 2014

Project Update: Costco Development Agreement

By partnering with Costco Wholesale, we're working to enable the Fortune 500 company to grow here.

Read on...
Posted on: September 29, 2014

Salmon Days Festival: Prepare for Street Closures

Our community will host the Issaquah Salmon Days Festival on Oct 4-5, 2014.

The following streets will be closed from 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday... Read on...

Issaquah Salmon Days Festival
Posted on: September 5, 2014

Salmon SEEson: Where to Spot Our Iconic Fish

It’s Salmon SEEson, your annual opportunity to spot chinook, coho and other salmon species in Issaquah Creek and other local waterways.

Great salmon-viewing opportunities abound within Issaquah and throughout the Lake... Read on...

Posted on: September 18, 2014

Salmon Days Festival: Ohfishal Volunteers Needed

Help make Salmon Days a success by serving as one of the Ohfishal volunteers for the festival.

Salmon Days returns to downtown Issaquah on Oct. 4-5, 2014. Volunteers are needed to serve in the Field of Fun, festival setup... Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2014

You're Invited: Celebrate Chefchaouen, Our Sister City

Celebrate our sister-city relationship with Chefchaouen, Morocco, as part of our community’s Salmon Days festivities.

You’re invited to two free events to learn more about Issaquah’s sister city. Both events will be held... Read on...

Posted on: September 11, 2014

Food Drive: Join a Regional Effort to Fight Hunger

Our community is joining a regional effort to fight hunger — the Month of Concern Food Drive.

The effort kicks off Sept. 13, 2014, as local organizations collect food at supermarkets for the 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

7 Stories
Posted on: September 18, 2014

Playground Designs: And the Winner Is...

playground winners

This summer, we asked for your favorite designs for the playgrounds at Gibson and Meerwood parks.

You voted. We listened.

Get to know your top choices for the next-generation Gibson and Meerwood playgrounds.

Using... Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2014

Calling All Mothers: Mommy's Fit Zone Class Available

Mommy's Fit Zone

Get in the best shape of your life while spending time with your little one!

Mommy's Fit Zone is our new 60-minute total body workout program that incorporates Pilates, boot camp, kickboxing and more — all with your... Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2014

Jazzercise: Get Movin' with a Free Class

Free Jazzerize Class

Life's too busy for boring workouts!

Try Jazzercise for free with Issaquah Parks & Recreation from Oct. 6-11, 2014. This special offer for new customers is a great way to ease into a different workout routine.

If... Read on...

Posted on: September 17, 2014

Game On: Youth Basketball Registration Opens

It's almost basketball season for our youngest players — kindergarten through fifth grade!

Our program provides opportunities for the recreational basketball player to sharpen his or her skills, and broaden his or her... Read on...

Posted on: September 17, 2014

Register Now: Teen Basketball Leagues

Get in the game with our teen basketball leagues!

Our Parks & Recreation Department offers leagues for boys and girls from sixth- to eighth-grade, and for boys from ninth- to 11th-grade. The program emphasizes fun and... Read on...

Posted on: September 17, 2014

Improve Your Game: Basketball Clinics Available

Improve your game with our fall season quick handle clinics.

The clinics, for children in first- through eighth-grades, will challenge young basketball players to develop fundamental skills in ball-handling, pivoting,... Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2014

Get Smart with Art: Children's Classes Offered

We’re excited to join forces with Smart with Art to bring its art program to Issaquah!

Smart with Art will offer the following Saturday... Read on...


Police

1 Story
Posted on: September 23, 2014

Safety Alert: Issaquah Middle School

At 7:30 a.m. Sept. 23, 2014, an Issaquah Middle School student had a questionable interaction with a stranger as she traveled to school.

The student was walking on Newport Way when a white male, described as 50-60 years... Read on...


Sustainability

3 Stories
Posted on: September 9, 2014

Harvest Recipes: Sharing Our Community's Bounty

Every summer, gardeners at the Pickering Demonstration Garden grow a bounty of organic produce and donate it to our local food... Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2014

Green Power Challenge: Help Issaquah Exceed Its Goal

Green Power Challenge team

Issaquah is competing against Puyallup and Redmond to see which city can claim the title of “Greenest Town in the Puget Sound.”

Each city has set a goal — determined using a number of factors — to see how many additional... Read on...

Posted on: July 17, 2014

Get Spotted With Our Reusable Bag — and Win

reusable bags

Shoppers: The hottest accessory this season is our reusable bag.

If we spot you out shopping with a City of Issaquah reusable bag, you’ll receive a 15 percent off coupon to the Read on...


Traffic Alerts

1 Story
Posted on: September 29, 2014

Salmon Days Festival: Prepare for Street Closures

Our community will host the Issaquah Salmon Days Festival on Oct 4-5, 2014.

The following streets will be closed from 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday... Read on...

Issaquah Salmon Days Festival

Transportation

2 Stories
Posted on: September 29, 2014

Salmon Days Festival: Prepare for Street Closures

Our community will host the Issaquah Salmon Days Festival on Oct 4-5, 2014.

The following streets will be closed from 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday... Read on...

Issaquah Salmon Days Festival
Posted on: September 24, 2014

Metro Transit: Changes to Bus Service Start Soon

King County Metro Transit is making changes to bus service starting Sept. 27, 2014.

Systemwide, many routes will be deleted or changed, including some Issaquah routes. These service reductions are necessary due to... Read on...