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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Community Meeting: 2022 Budget

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Before Mayor Mary Lou Pauly presents a proposed budget to the City Council for 2022, now is the time to provide your feedback!

Join us for a virtual meeting at 6-7 p.m. Aug. 4 to learn about the City’s financial forecast for 2022, and provide you...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Provide Your Input: King County Redistricting

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The 2021 King County Districting Committee is currently tasked with redrawing the King County Council district boundaries based on the latest Census data.

Now is the time to provide your feedback! Options include:

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Posted on: July 17, 2021

Election 2021: City Hall Ballot Drop Box Closes Aug. 3

King County Elections

Voters can return their ballots at the King County Elections ballot drop box outside Issaquah City Hall, 130 E. Sunset Way.

The ballot drop box will remain open 24 hours a day until 8 p.m. Aug. 3 — the date of the primary election.

In addition, you can vote...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Wildfire Season: Sign Up for Emergency Notifications

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We’re preparing for wildfire season. Are you? 

Even in temperate western Washington, it can take only a few sunny days for forests to dry out enough to catch fire. With windy conditions wildfires can get out of control quickly.

Did you know you can...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Trailhead Direct Returns in 2021

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King County Parks and King County Metro are happy to announce that the Trailhead Direct service will be returning for 2021!

The service will be composed of 2 routes this year — Issaquah Alps and Mt. Si. The season will launch on Saturday, June 5 and run th...

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Posted on: January 1, 2021

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.

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Upcoming Summer Camps

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Check out upcoming Summer Camps/Programs Issaquah Parks & Community Services is offering this Summer! Summer Classes & Clinics begin as early as June 5, and Summer Camps run between June 21 – August 27. Ages range between 3 – 14 years old. All pro...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Sculpture Expo at Lake Sammamish State Park

Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park are pleased to host “Art in the Park”, an exhibit featuring 10 local artists Aug. 12-Sept. 15 at Lake Sammamish State Park.

A call to artists went out last spring and 11 artists were selected by a ju...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Business Safety Tip: Log Off at the End of the Day

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There are critically important but simple steps to improve the safety and security of your business and our community. One small step to take is to make sure to log off all your accounts and computers at the end of the day. Oftentimes, data breeches occur...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Business Safety Tip: Use a Strong Password

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There are critically important but simple steps to improve the safety and security of your business and our community. One small step to take is to make sure to use strong passwords. Strong passwords protect your digital assets. Make sure your customers' ...

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Business
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Public Safety Tip: Install a Camera

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There are critically important but simple steps to improve the safety and security of your business and our community. One small step to take to protect your business and your customers is to install a camera system. Clearly, cameras can serve as an impor...

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Posted on: July 17, 2021

Election 2021: City Hall Ballot Drop Box Closes Aug. 3

Voters can return their ballots at the King County Elections ballot drop box outside Issaquah City Hall, 130 E. Sunset Way.

The ballot drop box will remain open 24 hours a day until 8 p.m. Aug. 3 — the date of the primary election.

In addition, yo...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

City Hall Now Offering In-Person Services

We Are Open City Hall Website

Thanks to public health guidance – and feedback from an online customer survey – the City of Issaquah team has reopened more in-person services, while continuing to offer virtual options.

To improve customer service, Issaquah consolidated many of its servi...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Provide Your Input: King County Redistricting

The 2021 King County Districting Committee is currently tasked with redrawing the King County Council district boundaries based on the latest Census data.

Now is the time to provide your feedback! Options include:

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Community
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Scavenger Hunt: Crossing Paths with Carnivores

Embark on an exciting path of discovery and play a new scavenger hunt game in Issaquah Highlands using your smartphone! Highlands Council partnered with Woodland Park Zoo’s Carnivore Coexistence Action Team to develop a 12-stop adventure called “Crossing ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Public Comment: Regional Housing Strategy

Puget Sound Regional Council draft Regional Housing Strategy is now available for public review and comment online. The public comment period will run from Monday, July 12, through Friday, August 13, at 5 p.m.Recognizing that housing access, affordability...

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Development
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Now Updated: Development Report

Learn more about current construction projects in Issaquah, including updates on the high school and elementary school at Providence Heights; the middle school in Talus; an expansion of Costco’s headquarters; new affordable housing units in Issa...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Wildfire Season: Sign Up for Emergency Notifications

We’re preparing for wildfire season. Are you? 

Even in temperate western Washington, it can take only a few sunny days for forests to dry out enough to catch fire. With windy conditions wildfires can get out of control quickly.

Did you kn...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Volunteer and Career Opportunities with Issaquah Non-Profit Agencies

Issaquah Meals Program through Catholic Community Services are seeking volunteer servers for weeknight meals Monday-Friday 4:30 – 6:30 pm at the Issaquah Community Hall located at 180 E. Sunset Way and seeking volunteer groups that can drop off a meal for...

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Human Services
Posted on: July 6, 2021

Issaquah Food Bank- Summer Lunch Program is Back!

Summer Lunch distribution will take place every other Friday this summer, June 25 - August 20, from 12-4 PM at the Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank: 

179 1st Ave SE, Issaquah, WA 98027

Please REGISTER HERE for your K-12 children attending...

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Human Services
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Resources for Housing Stability During the "Bridge" Proclamation

Governor Inslee’s Housing Stability “Bridge” Proclamation is now in effect, July 1, 2021 – September 30, 2021. Below are some key takeaways from the proclamation, along with resources available to Issaquah residents. 

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Scavenger Hunt: Crossing Paths with Carnivores

Embark on an exciting path of discovery and play a new scavenger hunt game in Issaquah Highlands using your smartphone! Highlands Council partnered with Woodland Park Zoo’s Carnivore Coexistence Action Team to develop a 12-stop adventure called ...

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Neighborhoods: Issaquah Highlands

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

King County: Lake Sammamish Pipe Inspections

Every 10 years, King County’s Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) inspects sewer pipes that lie on the bottom of Lake Sammamish. This summer, a contractor and WTD crews will carry out this important condition assessment.

Condition assessments hel...

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Neighborhoods: South Lake Sammamish
Posted on: May 12, 2021

Traffic Alert: I-90 Overnight Work

Starting in May, 2021, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will resume night work on a project to add capacity on Interstate 90, between 150th Avenue Southeast in Bellevue and State Route 900 in Issaquah....

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Neighborhoods: South Lake Sammamish

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Talus Middle School: Traffic Signal Construction

The Issaquah School District has received approval from the City of Issaquah to begin construction of the new traffic signal for the new middle school on Talus Drive. This work will begin on March 17, 2021.

The work will be done in phases. The first set of...

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Neighborhoods: Talus

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Tibbetts Skate Park: Temporary Closure and Repairs

The City we will be contracting with Grindline to make repairs to the Skate Park at Tibbetts Valley Park.

Dates for this project are August 2–6. During the week that the project work is happening, the area will be closed to the public.

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Parks & Community Services
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Schoolhouse Rec! 2021-2022 School Year Changes

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The Issaquah Parks & Community Services team is excited to announce that “Schoolhouse Rec!” is continuing as before & after school care program in the 2021-2022 school year!

Here are all the details:

  • Will be located at the Issaqu...
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Parks & Community Services
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Trailhead Direct Returns in 2021

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King County Parks and King County Metro are happy to announce that the Trailhead Direct service will be returning for 2021!

The service will be composed of 2 routes this year — Issaquah Alps and Mt. Si. The season will launch on Saturday, June 5 ...

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Parks & Community Services
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Upcoming Summer Camps

Sports Camp Kids- News Item

Check out upcoming Summer Camps/Programs Issaquah Parks & Community Services is offering this Summer! Summer Classes & Clinics begin as early as June 5, and Summer Camps run between June 21 – August 27. Ages range between 3 – 1...

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Parks & Community Services
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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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Police Chief's Message to the Community about 2021 Legislation

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Several new police reform bills created during the 2021 session of the Washington State Legislature take effect on Sunday, July 25. Although the Issaquah Police Department historically has approached policing within our community under similar guidelines ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

National Night Out

The Issaquah Police Department is excited to visit Issaquah communities!

If your neighborhood is hosting an event and would like to invite an officer, please complete this form. An officer will reach out to confirm attendance. 

Learn more about Nat...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Senior Center: August Newsletter is Here!

The August 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

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Climate Action Plan Survey

The City of Issaquah is developing its first ever Climate Action Plan and needs your input!

The Issaquah Climate Action Plan (ICAP) provides a roadmap for reducing the community’s greenhouse gas emissions and preparing for unavoidable impacts of...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Traffic Alert: NE Ellis Drive

As part of the High Street Trail Improvements project, a raised crosswalk to connect the trail sections to the north and south of NE Ellis Drive will be constructed. 

The section of NE Ellis Drive between NE High St and Westridge Way NE will be fu...

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Traffic Alerts
Posted on: July 28, 2021

Traffic Alert: Front St. South

City contracted work crews will be completing road work on Front St. South from north of 2nd Ave SE to south of SE 96th St. 

This road work is taking place from 8 p.m.-6 a.m. (nightwork) from Aug. 3-5. Equipment being used is altered for nighttime...

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Traffic Alerts
Posted on: May 12, 2021

Traffic Alert: I-90 Overnight Work

Starting in May, 2021, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will resume night work on a project to add capacity on Interstate 90, between 150th Avenue Southeast in Bellevue and State Route 900 in Issaquah....

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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...

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