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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Vaccination Site Opens in Issaquah April 12

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Snoqualmie Tribe Vaccine Partnership to Supply Vaccines for Eligible Eastside Residents Living on Snoqualmie Tribal Ancestral Lands

The cities of Issaquah and Sammamish with Eastside Fire & Rescue have been working together for the past few months to b...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Survey: Future Sound Transit Service

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Sound Transit is working to address its capital program affordability gap caused by lower tax revenues and rising real estate and construction costs.

Sound Transit’s first priority for closing an affordability gap is to seek new funding from federal and st...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

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May 1 is Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, and we encourage all Issaquah residents to reduce their wildfire risks.

Every year, devastating wildfires burn across the United States. At the same time, a growing number of people are living where wildfires a...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Join Us: Future Capital Planning

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Join us for a virtual community meeting from 7-9 p.m. April 20 to learn more, and provide your feedback, on the City’s proposed plan for future capital investments and projects for 2022-2027. Register here.

The City’s Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) contain...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

REI Selects Issaquah for Satellite Office

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REI Co-op, a specialty outdoor retailer, recently announced it selected Issaquah – otherwise known as Trailhead City – as the location for its first satellite office.

The nation’s largest consumer co-op selected Rowley Propert...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Governor Inslee: State Moving to Phase 3 on Mar. 22

Healthy Washington Roadmap to Recovery

Today, Governor Inslee announced that Washington State will move to a new Phase 3 on Monday, Mar. 22. In Phase 3 all indoor spaces will be allowed up to 50% indoor capacity and in-person spectators will be allowed at sporting events in limited numbers. Gu...

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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: March 26, 2021

Central Park: Sculpture Repairs

The artistic sculpture on the fencing of Central Park Pad 1 is scheduled to be de-installed for cleaning, repair and preventative maintenance on April 1-2.

Removal work will take place 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Safety cones will be placed around the area to indicate t...

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Arts & Culture
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Issaquah History Museum: Pandemic Memory Book

What might people in the future want to learn when they look back at the COVID-19 pandemic that we’re living through today? Will they want to see how we coped with public health guidelines and restrictions? How we adapted to changes in our day-t...

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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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Business
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Governor Inslee: State Moving to Phase 3 on Mar. 22

Healthy Washington Roadmap to Recovery

Today, Governor Inslee announced that Washington State will move to a new Phase 3 on Monday, Mar. 22. In Phase 3 all indoor spaces will be allowed up to 50% indoor capacity and in-person spectators will be allowed at sporting events in limited numbers. Gu...

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Business
Posted on: February 25, 2021

REI Selects Issaquah for Satellite Office

REI Office - Photo by GLY and Vivid Aerial Ascent

REI Co-op, a specialty outdoor retailer, recently announced it selected Issaquah – otherwise known as Trailhead City – as the location for its first satellite office.

The nation’s largest consumer co-op selected Rowley Propert...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Issaquah Community Wildlife Questionnaire

The City of Issaquah has partnered with Woodland Park Zoo to explore the community’s relationship with local wildlife. The survey will better help inform the partnership on key questions – what experiences have you had with local wildl...

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Community
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Join Us: Future Capital Planning

Join us for a virtual community meeting from 7-9 p.m. April 20 to learn more, and provide your feedback, on the City’s proposed plan for future capital investments and projects for 2022-2027. Register here.

The City’s Capital Improvemen...

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Community
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Vaccination Site Opens in Issaquah April 12

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Snoqualmie Tribe Vaccine Partnership to Supply Vaccines for Eligible Eastside Residents Living on Snoqualmie Tribal Ancestral Lands

The cities of Issaquah and Sammamish with Eastside Fire & Rescue have been working together for the past few months to b...

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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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Community
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Vaccine: Transportation Needs Hotline

Hopelink Mobility is offering support in finding rides to and from vaccine appointments in King County. Please fill out the form to the best of your ability, either for yourself or on behalf of someone else. Once Hopelink receives your information, they w...

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Community
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Influence The Choice: Spring Fun Run

In the spirit of Influence the Choice's mission to support the physical, emotional and social wellness of our youth, they are excited to announce the first annual Spring Fun Run! Participants can take part virtually at their convenience. Simply f...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Learn More: Bench Warrant Removal Program

Issaquah Municipal Court is helping defendants get back on track following COVID-19 restrictions.

For a limited time, persons with bench warrants in a municipal court within King County can quash a qualified warrant through the “Back on Track&...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Learn More: Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

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May 1 is Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, and we encourage all Issaquah residents to reduce their wildfire risks.

Every year, devastating wildfires burn across the United States. At the same time, a growing number of people are living where wildfires a...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Meeting Notice: SPAR Booster Pump Station

The City's Community Planning and Development team is hosting a virtual neighborhood meeting on April 21 at 6:30 p.m. to afford the community an opportunity to understand the SPAR Booster Pump Station Project proposal with particular focus on cri...

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Neighborhoods: Issaquah Highlands
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Blakely Hall: Pop-up Blood Drive

From April 23-May 6 Bloodworks Northwest is running a pop-up blood drive at Blakely Hall.

Your one-hour donation appointment is a safe action to support local hospitals and patients. Pop-Up Donor Centers are being conducted in accordance with social distan...

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Neighborhoods: Issaquah Highlands
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 ...

Read on...

Neighborhoods: Issaquah Highlands
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Central Park: Sculpture Repairs

The artistic sculpture on the fencing of Central Park Pad 1 is scheduled to be de-installed for cleaning, repair and preventative maintenance on April 1-2.

Removal work will take place 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Safety cones will be placed around the area to indicate t...

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Neighborhoods: Issaquah Highlands

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Traffic Alert: East Sunset Way Trailhead Parking Lot

City work crews will be doing parking lot maintenance on the East Sunset Trailhead parking lot on April 20-21. 

Signage will be onsite highlighting the closure. Please plan on alternative parking for trailhead access.

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Neighborhoods: Olde Town

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Meeting Notice: Issaquah School District High School #4 & Elementary School #17

The City's Community Planning and Development team is hosting a virtual neighborhood meeting on April 28 at 6:30 p.m. At the meeting, representatives from the City will describe the project and discuss any potential impacts with any interested me...

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Neighborhoods: Providence Point

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Join Us: Blackberry Park Neighborhood Meeting

Are you a resident of the South Lake Sammamish neighborhood? Join us for our second family-focused discussion on play area improvements that will be occurring this summer/fall at Blackberry Park. 

At this meeting, we will talk about what we heard ...

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Neighborhoods: South Lake Sammamish
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Traffic Alert: NW Sammamish Road

WSDOT crews are continuing work on their I-90 Peak Use Shoulder Lane project, and will be installing stormwater facilities along NW Sammamish Road, requiring a closure of the Eastbound lane.

Update: This work will now take place from April 5-9 and again on...

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Neighborhoods: South Lake Sammamish
Posted on: January 29, 2021

Water Main Improvements

Utility improvements are occurring in your neighborhood!

The City of Issaquah’s contractor (Advanced Construction) will be making improvements to the water main in front of some resident's homes in the South Lake Sammamish community star...

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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: April 15, 2021

Traffic Alert: East Sunset Way Trailhead Parking Lot

City work crews will be doing parking lot maintenance on the East Sunset Trailhead parking lot on April 20-21. 

Signage will be onsite highlighting the closure. Please plan on alternative parking for trailhead access.

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Parks & Community Services
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Phase 3: Recreation Changes

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With Phase 3 of the Governor's Healthy Washington- Roadmap to Recovery, the City's Parks and Community Services team are outlining some changes to programming and classes.

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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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Police

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

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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Posted on: April 5, 2021

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

A safety reminder from the Issaquah Police Department:

Distracted driving is any activity that diverts attention from driving, including texting, eating, or adjusting the navigation/entertainment system in the car.  

You can use your cell phone in...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

April is 9-1-1 Awareness Month

April is National 9-1-1 Education Month.  Please read these helpful tips about proper use of 9-1-1 from the Issaquah Police Department: 

  • 9-1-1 is for emergencies only. Is a person hurt or in danger?  
    • An emergency is any serious s...
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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Notice: Catalytic Converter Theft on the Rise

The Issaquah Police Department has documented a rise in catalytic converter thefts in the area.

You will not know if your catalytic converter was stolen by just looking at your car, but as soon as you start your engine you will hear a loud roaring or rumb...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Upcoming Senior Center Changes

Starting April 5, the Senior Center will offer more opportunities for older adults (55 and older) to gather and use the resources of the center. See the calendar for all the in person events that will occur in April. 

The following are regularly o...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Senior Center: April Newsletter is Here!

The April 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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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Environmental Awards Winners

Every two years, the City of Issaquah recognizes community members or organizations that have shown exceptional efforts and dedication to the environment and the surrounding community. The two winners will be recognized at the Environmental Board meeting ...

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Sustainability
Posted on: April 2, 2021

PaintCare: New Leftover Paint Drop Off Option

Do you have unwanted or leftover paint? Recycle your paint products at a PaintCare drop-off site. Accepted products include latex paint, oil-based paint, stain, varnish and more. Visit the PaintCare website to find a drop-off location near you and view a ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

April is Earth Month!

Celebrate the 51st anniversary of Earth Day with the City of Issaquah and our partners! To take better care of our planet, both individual and community-wide actions are needed, big and small. That’s why the City and some local organizations are...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Earth Month Giveaways: Rain Barrels and Compost Bins

Update: Due to high demand, residents of Issaquah will be given priority on the items. 

As the 51st anniversary of Earth Day is coming up, the City of Issaquah is inviting residents to sign up to receive a free compost bin, a rain barrel or both! ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Traffic Alert: East Sunset Way Trailhead Parking Lot

City work crews will be doing parking lot maintenance on the East Sunset Trailhead parking lot on April 20-21. 

Signage will be onsite highlighting the closure. Please plan on alternative parking for trailhead access.

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Traffic Alerts
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Traffic Alert: NW Sammamish Road

WSDOT crews are continuing work on their I-90 Peak Use Shoulder Lane project, and will be installing stormwater facilities along NW Sammamish Road, requiring a closure of the Eastbound lane.

Update: Work will now take place from April 5-9 and April 12-16.

W...

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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: April 15, 2021

Survey: Future Sound Transit Service

Sound Transit is working to address its capital program affordability gap caused by lower tax revenues and rising real estate and construction costs.

Sound Transit’s first priority for closing an affordability gap is to seek new funding from fede...

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Transportation
Posted on: April 6, 2021

King County Metro: East Link Connections Survey

Help plan the future of transit on the Eastside, and tell King Country Metro and Sound Transit how to improve connections throughout the Eastside as Link light rail service expands through 2024.

Be sure to get your feedback in while the survey is open Apri...

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