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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Election 2021: City Hall Ballot Drop Box is Open

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Voters: ballots are being mailed, drop boxes are open and soon you'll make your decisions on important issues. 

King County Elections offers more information about how to complete and return your ballot. Once you've completed and sealed your ballo...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Vaccine Verification or Negative COVID-19 Test Required for Facilities

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Starting Oct. 25, 2021, a verification of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test will be required by Public Health — Seattle & King County to participate in activities, events, fitness programs or other gatherings in the following City of Issaquah faci...

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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: August 27, 2021

City Offices to Close to Public through October 29

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Update: As the COVID-19 delta variant continues to spread in King County, Issaquah City Hall will close to in-person services through Oct 29. Many options are still available online, including virtual Permit Center appointments and auto-pay for utility bi...

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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.

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Public Safety Tip: Make a Workplace Safety Plan

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There are critical but simple steps to improve the safety and security of your business and our community. One small step to take is to prepare a workplace safety plan. While you might focus on preventing external threats, many elements within your busine...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Public Safety Tip: Got a Lock?

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There are critical but simple steps to improve the safety and security of your business and our community. One small step to take to protect your business space is to install a secure and appropriate lock. While you might not think twice about the lock on...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Election 2021: City Hall Ballot Drop Box is Open

Voters: ballots are being mailed, drop boxes are open and soon you'll make your decisions on important issues. 

King County Elections offers more information about how to complete and return your ballot. Once you've completed and sealed your ballo...

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City Hall
Posted on: August 27, 2021

City Offices to Close to Public through October 29

Update: As the COVID-19 delta variant continues to spread in King County, Issaquah City Hall will close to in-person services through Oct 29. Many options are still available online, including virtual Permit Center appointments and auto-pay for utility bi...

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

Snoqualmie Tribe: Ancestral Lands Movement

Earlier this year, the Snoqualmie Tribe launched an Ancestral Lands Movement to: 

  • Spread awareness of the Snoqualmie people, who have lived in the southern Salish Sea region since time immemorial. 
  • Share the significance of these lands and...
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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Now Updated: Development Report

Learn more about current construction projects in Issaquah, including updates on the high school and elementary school at Providence Point; Mallard Pointe- a 34-unit development in South Lake Sammamish; Panorama- a 63 unit development in Talus; new afford...

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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: October 8, 2021

Human Services Community Needs Meeting

Connect with the City of Issaquah Human Services Division to help inform a Strategic Plan that will lead the City's priorities in Human Services for the next 5 years. The workshop will present findings from the Community Needs Assessment conducted earlier...

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Human Services
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Council Adopts Ordinance Establishing Stipends for Boards & Commissions

Issaquah City Council adopted an Ordinance establishing a stipend program for Boards and Commissions. The intent of this program is to help reduce access-related barriers to serve as volunteers on the City’s community advisory boards, thus increasing comm...

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Human Services
Posted on: August 27, 2021

Utility Discounts and Rebates

The City of Issaquah provides discounts on select programs and services: 

Utility Rebate: A $100 rebate check on water utility bills is provided to each Issaquah resident enrolled in the Puget Sound Energy - PSE HELP program, to homeowners and ren...

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Human Services
Posted on: August 12, 2021

Mediation Services for Issaquah Residents, Landlords and Small Businesses

The Dispute Resolution Center of King County provides Issaquah tenants, landlords and local business owners who have been impacted by COVID-19 comprehensive conflict resolution services including the Eviction Resolution Program (ERP), small claims court m...

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Human Services
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Career and Volunteer Opportunities with Issaquah Non-Profit Agencies

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Eastside Baby Corner is seeking a dedicated, self-motivated individual with strong interpersonal skills and a community-centric focus to fill the Program Assistant, Volunteers & Distribution posi...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Upcoming Work: Highlands Drive Water Main Installation

The City of Issaquah is currently constructing a booster pump station, which will provide a redundant option for delivering drinking water to the Issaquah Highlands (including more than 5,000 residents) and Swedish Hospital, which serves as a critical car...

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Neighborhoods: Issaquah Highlands

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Update: Olde Town Traffic Calming

The City has an update regarding Olde Town traffic calming:

  • School crosswalk signs have been installed at major uncontrolled crosswalks within 800 feet of school properties located in Olde Town. This includes Clark Elementary, Issaquah High School and Issa...
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Neighborhoods: Olde Town

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Meeting Notice: Sammamish Cove Park Storm Water Outfall Project

The City's Community Planning and Development team is hosting a virtual neighborhood meeting on Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. At the meeting, representatives from the City will describe the project and discuss any potential impacts with any interested mem...

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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: October 13, 2021

Vaccine Verification or Negative COVID-19 Test Required for Facilities

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Starting Oct. 25, 2021, a verification of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test will be required by Public Health — Seattle & King County to participate in activities, events, fitness programs or other gatherings in the following City of Iss...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Fall Recreation Guide Released

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The Fall 2021 Recreation Guide is here and packed full of important dates and events.

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Fit and Fun for All Program

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Thanks to the Issaquah Recovery Task Force, the City launched its “Fit and Fun for All” program during the pandemic, which funded new opportunities for community members to exercise outdoors.

At Memorial Field in Olde Town, the City ins...

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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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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Update: Pool to Reopen Sept. 24

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Following an unplanned closure at the Julius Boehm Pool, the facility will reopen Sept. 24. During routine annual maintenance last month, an issue was discovered related to the pool circulation pump, and a new part was needed before reopening the pool. Th...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

UPDATE: IPD Seeks Person of Interest in Catalytic Converter Thefts

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UPDATE: IPD has identified the man, originally pictured in this post, as a person of interest in the catalytic converter thefts described below.  The man is no longer considered a person of interest and we have removed the photos.  Detec...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Tips to Prevent Car Prowls and Thefts

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The Issaquah Police Department has seen a spike in car prowls over the last month. 

 Most car prowls are crimes of opportunity. While IPD works to identify and arrest suspects in these recent cases, here’s how you can help make your vehic...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

Pink Patch Project: Issaquah Police Department Promotional Patch Released

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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: September 22, 2021

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: August 27, 2021

Sign Up: Aging Mastery Program

The Issaquah Senior Center has limited spots remaining for their hybrid Aging Master Program. Interested participants can RSVP by calling 425-837-3339 or emailing staff. Participants can take part in the program either remotely through Zoom or at the Issa...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Traffic Alert: NW Gilman Blvd

City work crews will be completing work on the center landscape island along NW Gilman Blvd between Front St. N and 4th Ave NW.

This work is expected to take place from Oct. 18-22 during the hours of 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

This project will impact the interior throu...

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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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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Sound Transit: Route 556 Changes

With the recent service adjustment, Sound Transit Route 556 service has been restored between U District Station and Issaquah via Bellevue. 

Service operates in peak periods every 30 min.

Learn more about service changes and plan your trips on Soun...

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Transportation
Posted on: September 21, 2021

Sound Transit: Survey and Open House

By 2024, Sound Transit will open 12 new light rail stations connecting downtown Seattle and the Eastside.

King County Metro and Sound Transit are initiating a mobility project on King County’s Eastside to implement a coordinated regional transit ...

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