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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Recycling Event: Tires, Batteries, Motor Oil, and Pesticides!

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Drop off hard-to-recycle items from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 7, 2020 at Issaquah High School, 700 2nd Ave. S.E. Issaquah, WA 98027 at this recycling event.

We will collect the following for free (unless noted):

Tires

  • Up to six passenger tires off rim per household...
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Posted on: October 14, 2020

How to Vote: 2020 General Election

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Voters in Issaquah will begin receiving their General Election ballots in the mail starting Oct. 14. Below are the key dates for the election, as well as information on how to register, return your ballot and request a replacement (if needed).

Key Dates:&a...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

Mayor Pauly Presents 2021 Proposed Budget

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Learn more about how you can get involved in shaping the City's annual budget.

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Now Available: Issaquah Pink Patch

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The Issaquah Police Department has released its annual promotional uniform patch as part of the Pink Patch Project. The patch can be purchased for $10. Simply email your request in to IPD to get instructions for payment and how to receive the patch in the...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

Halloween: How to Safely Celebrate

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Here are ideas for lower-risk activities to help protect you, and your families, friends and community.

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

COVID-19: Need Help?

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Federal, state and local governments are working to help those in need during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

See if You Qualify: Utility Rebate

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Did you know that low-income households in Issaquah can apply for a yearly $100 utility rebate check?

Here’s the process:

  1. See if you qualify.
  2. Apply to Puget Sound Energy’s HELP program.
  3. Once approved, fill out the City’s applicat...
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Posted on: May 7, 2020

COVID-19: Resources for Businesses

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As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, Issaquah is committed to supporting local businesses with resources.

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Pop Up Art: Downtown Issaquah

Artisan art is popping up in Historic Downtown Issaquah for the season in the Rogue Building and the Train Depot through the end of the year and makes for great gifts as we approach the holiday season. 

The Artisan Market features artwork ranging ...

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Arts & Culture
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Project Ignite: Eastside Fire & Rescue Art Campaign

What is Project Ignite? Eastside Fire & Rescue is normally extinguishing fires; however, this is one we want to burn bright! Project Ignite is a community art project designed to spread kindness and joy. Community members routinely u...

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Arts & Culture
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Arts: Issaquah Becomes Washington's Newest Creative District

After 18 months of planning, steering committees, community engagement and applying, the City of Issaquah is officially Washington’s newest Certified Creative District. A Creative District is a geographically defined area where art, culture, soc...

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Arts & Culture

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

COVID-19: Disaster Assistance to Small Businesses

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Washington small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of COVID-19.

The interest rate is 3.75 percent for small busin...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Planning Policy Commission: Mid-Year Recruitment

Due to current and projected vacancies, the City is looking to recruit qualified community members to serve on the Planning Policy Commission.

Created in 1983, this commission serves as a policy advisory body to the Mayor and provides guidance and directio...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Recycling Event: Tires, Batteries, Motor Oil, and Pesticides!

Drop off hard-to-recycle items from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 7, 2020 at Issaquah High School, 700 2nd Ave. S.E. Issaquah, WA 98027 at this recycling event.

We will collect the following for free (unless noted):

Tires

  • Up to six passenger tires off rim per household...
Read on...

Community
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Donate: Virtual Salmon Bake

For the past 50 years, the Kiwanis Club of Issaquah has held its annual major fundraising event during the Issaquah Salmon Days Festival on the first weekend of October of each year. You might remember seeing the smoke rising in the air during Salmon Days...

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Community
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Volunteers Needed: Community Meals Program

Our community needs your help!

Issaquah Community Meals offers "to go" food at the Community Hall from noon-1 p.m. every Thursday and 4-6 p.m. on weekends. The team is looking for volunteers to cook; provide hospitality; or donate supplies/food/d...

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Community
Posted on: October 14, 2020

2020 General Election Information

Voters in Issaquah will begin receiving their General Election ballots in the mail starting Oct. 14. Below are the key dates for the election as well as information on how to register, how to return your ballot and request a replacement if needed.

Key Date...

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Community
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Mayor Pauly Presents 2021 Proposed Budget

Budget news item

Learn more about how you can get involved in shaping the City's annual budget.

Read on... Community
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Halloween: How to Safely Celebrate

Halloween Webpage

Here are ideas for lower-risk activities to help protect you, and your families, friends and community.

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Take Part: Issaquah Based Adventure Lab

Come play the Great Carnivore Discovery Adventure Lab based in Issaquah!

What is an Adventure Lab?

Geocaching Adventure Lab is a new app and platform from the team at Geocaching HQ that allows you to create, play and share location-based experiences and gam...

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Community
Posted on: June 29, 2020

See if You Qualify: Utility Rebate

Did you know that low-income households in Issaquah can apply for a yearly $100 utility rebate check?

Here’s the process:

  1. See if you qualify.
  2. Apply to Puget Sound Energy’s HELP program.
  3. Once approved, fill out the City’s applicat...
Read on...

Community

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Now Updated: Development Report

Learn more about construction projects in Issaquah, including a new middle school in Talus; an expansion of Costco’s headquarters; new affordable housing units; and more in our development report.

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Development

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

2020 Issaquah Citizen Corps Training & Events

The Issaquah Citizen Corps (ICC) has published their 2020 calendar of events and training. Radio training, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) classes, Rapid Impact Survey training and much more is on the schedule for 2020.

If interested in taking par...

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Emergency Preparedness

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Traffic Alert: Highlands Dr NE

On Oct. 29 the City of Issaquah and King County Bridge Inspection Operations will be inspecting two pedestrian bridges in the Issaquah Highlands. The two bridges are the pedestrian bridge crossing Highlands Drive NE at Highlands Park and Ride and YWCA and...

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Neighborhoods: Issaquah Highlands

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Traffic Alert: Newport Way Northwest

Drivers should expect one-way alternating traffic along the 1900 block of Newport Way NW from 8:45 a.m.-3:45 p.m. starting Wednesday Aug. 19, as crews will be completing work related to the Newport Way NW frontage improvements for the RIVA project.&nb...

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Neighborhoods: Newport

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Traffic Alert: 1st Avenue NW

The Public Works Water Division is scheduled to install two service lines on 1st Ave NW beginning, Tuesday, Oct. 27.

Due to the narrow roadway and the amount of room needed to perform the task, this work requires a full closure of a portion of 1st Ave NW n...

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Neighborhoods: Olde Town

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

State to Reopen NW Samm Road Soon

Good news: The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) plans to reopen both directions of Northwest Sammamish Road by end of day Oct. 26, 2020.

Work will continue onsite, and crews will keep the eastbound shoulder closed. Drivers can expect f...

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Neighborhoods: South Lake Sammamish
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Recap: South Lake Sammamish Neighborhood Meeting

Thank you to those who joined Mayor Mary Lou Pauly; Deputy Council President Chris Reh and Councilmembers Barbara de Michele and Zach Hall; and members of our team for a virtual neighborhood call Aug. 12, 2020!

For those who were not able to join us, here&...

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Neighborhoods: South Lake Sammamish

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Talus: Parcel 9 Site Hydroseeded

Following hillside movement in late 2015, the property owner of Parcel 9 – located in Talus near the intersection of Northwest Talus Drive and Shangri-La Way Northwest – has been stabilizing the property with several measures, includin...

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Neighborhoods: Talus

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Fitness Room and Track Open By Reservation

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We are happy to announce that the Fitness Room and Track at the Issaquah Community Center will reopen on Oct. 26 at 8 a.m. on a reservation basis.

These areas will be available by reservation only with a total of 5 people in the work out area and 1 person ...

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Parks & Community Services
Posted on: October 13, 2020

Update: Bike Park

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The 2020 capital improvement budget for construction of the bike park at the Central Park location, is reliant upon the receipt of grant funding through the annual King County Youth and Amateur Sports grant program. Unfortunately, King County did not fund...

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Parks & Community Services
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Fall Recreation Guide Released

Rec Guide Fall 2020

The Fall 2020 Recreation Guide is here and packed full of important dates and events.

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

State Parks: Free Entrance Days in 2021

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The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will again offer 12 free days next year, in which day-use visitors won’t need a Discover Pass to visit state parks by vehicle. The first free day of 2021 is New Year’s Day, Jan. 1.

St...

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Parks & Community Services
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Swamp Trail Reopens

Swamp Trail

The popular Swamp Trail, a family friendly trail that is part of the Tradition Plateau trail system, has re-opened after the Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) AmeriCorps members did general trail improvements and replaced the old boardwalk, improving th...

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Parks & Community Services
Posted on: August 25, 2020

Pool: Swim Lessons Return Sept. 8

Pool

Great news, swim lessons are back in September!

The Pool will adhere to the guidelines and regulations within the Governor’s Safe Start Phased Reopening Plan for Washington State. You can learn more about our facility guidelines by clicking here....

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Now Available: Monthly Police Report

As part of Issaquah's Police Accountability, Equity and Human Services Action Plan, our police department issues a monthly activity report that summarizes crimes reported, communications at our call center and officer calls for service.

View our r...

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Police
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Pink Patch Project: Issaquah Police Department Promotional Patch Released

Pink Patch

The Issaquah Police Department (IPD) have released their annual promotional uniform patch as part of the Pink Patch Project. The patch can be purchased for $10. Simply email your request in to IPD to get instructions for payment and how to receive the pat...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Senior Center: November Newsletter is Here!

The November Newsletter is here! We have tons of virtual resources, events and classes. Be sure to check out the lunch menu to see what is being offered to go daily!

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Senior Services
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Senior Center: October Newsletter is Here!

The October Newsletter is here! We have tons of virtual resources, events and classes. Be sure to check out the lunch menu to see what is being offered to go daily!

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Senior Services
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Fall Recreation Guide Released

Rec Guide Fall 2020

The Fall 2020 Recreation Guide is here and packed full of important dates and information for seniors.

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Traffic Alert: Highlands Dr NE

On Oct. 29 the City of Issaquah and King County Bridge Inspection Operations will be inspecting two pedestrian bridges in the Issaquah Highlands. The two bridges are the pedestrian bridge crossing Highlands Drive NE at Highlands Park and Ride and YWCA and...

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Traffic Alerts
Posted on: October 26, 2020

Traffic Alert: 1st Avenue NW

The Public Works Water Division is scheduled to install two service lines on 1st Ave NW beginning, Tuesday, Oct. 27.

Due to the narrow roadway and the amount of room needed to perform the task, this work requires a full closure of a portion of 1st Ave NW ...

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Traffic Alerts
Posted on: October 23, 2020

State to Reopen NW Samm Road Soon

Good news: The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) plans to reopen both directions of Northwest Sammamish Road by end of day Oct. 26, 2020.

Work will continue onsite, and crews will keep the eastbound shoulder closed. Drivers can expect f...

Read on...

Traffic Alerts
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Traffic Alert: Newport Way Northwest

Drivers should expect one-way alternating traffic along the 1900 block of Newport Way NW from 8:45 a.m.-3:45 p.m. starting Wednesday Aug. 19, as crews will be completing work related to the Newport Way NW frontage improvements for the RIVA project.&nb...

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Traffic Alerts
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Traffic Alerts: WSDOT I-90 Project Update

Starting June 8, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) work crews began work within City limits on their Auxiliary Lane and Sound-Wall Project along Interstate-90. Crews recently removed trees within WSDOT’s right of way in prepa...

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Traffic Alerts
Posted on: April 10, 2020

Sammamish to Close SE Issaquah-Fall City Road

The City of Sammamish will be closing Southeast Issaquah-Fall City Road starting April 13 as part of a project to widen the road to four lanes, between 242nd Avenue Southeast and Klahanie Drive Southeast. The additional lanes – along with new ro...

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Traffic Alerts
Posted on: July 15, 2019

Traffic Alert: Issaquah-Fall City Road Capital Project

The City of Sammamish is undertaking a project that will
impact traffic along Issaquah-Fall City Rd adjacent to the Klahanie neighborhood. 

The project will be widening the roadway between 242nd Ave SE and Klahanie Dr SE from two to five lanes. ...Read on...

Traffic Alerts

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

University of Washington COVID-19 Mobility Survey

A new survey by the University of Washington aims to find out how people are doing during this unexpected, long period of partial shutdown.

It’s a follow up to a survey conducted last spring at the beginning of the pandemic. The fall survey seek...

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