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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Issaquah Hall of Fame: Nominate Outstanding Residents

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Nominate residents to the Hall of Fame — a top honor for making a lasting contribution to the community.

Each year, the City Council President and Mayor select a person to induct into the Issaquah Hall of Fame for making a lasting difference in our communi...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Get Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests

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Both the federal government and the State of Washington have free programs currently in place to have COVID-19 tests shipped to your home. Learn more about each.

State Program

Say Yes! To Covid Test is a cooperative effort from state and local health depart...

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Posted on: October 28, 2021

Curbside Pick-Up: Hard-to-Recycle Items

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Did you know Issaquah residents can request a free curbside recycling pick-up of:

  • Styrofoam
  • Fluorescent tubes and bulbs
  • Motor and cooking oil
  • Textiles
  • Small appliances and electronics
  • Batteries
  • Propane

For a complete list of hard-to-recycle items accepted, and to...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

New Emergency Business License Ordinance

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The Issaquah City Council adopted an emergency 90-day ordinance on Jan. 18 to update the City's code as it relates to the revocation of business licenses. These criteria were last updated in 2002. This new ordinance clarifies and adds the following reason...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

City Council Elects Leadership

Issaquah’s City Council leadership is now set for 2022! 

Announcing Council President Lindsey Walsh and Deputy Council President Zach Hall.

Council President Walsh was first appointed to the Issaquah City Council in Feb. 2019 and...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

City Council Adopts 2022 Budget

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The Issaquah City Council adopted the 2022 budget during its Nov. 15, 2021 meeting.

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Issaquah Hall of Fame: Nominate Outstanding Residents

Nominate residents to the Hall of Fame — a top honor for making a lasting contribution to the community.

Each year, the City Council President and Mayor select a person to induct into the Issaquah Hall of Fame for making a lasting difference in o...

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Community
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Community Meetings: Storm, Sewer and Surface Water Master Plans

The City is holding two virtual open house events to discuss our Storm and Surface Water Master Plan as well as our Sewer Master Plan. The meetings will be at 6 p.m. on February 2, and February 23. The meetings are meant to provide the community insight i...

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Community
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Local Youth Baseball League Opens Registration

The Issaquah Little League currently has open registration for Spring leagues. 

There are both baseball and softball programs for ages 4 and up. Seasons begin in February or March, depending on level. More information and registration can be found...

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Community
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Damage from Severe Weather? Report It!

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King County Emergency Management is collecting information from residents and businesses in King County about damage and losses suffered during recent severe weather and flooding. If your primary residence or business was damaged by the weather, your info...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

King Conservation District 2022 Board of Supervisors Election

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King Conservation District (KCD) will be holding its annual Board Supervisor election January 18, through February 8, 2022. The 2022 election has attracted four candidates for the position. Kirstin Haugen, Barbara Roessler, Dominique Torgerson, and Tripp ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Now Available: Snoqualmie Tribe Donations

The Snoqualmie Tribe is now accepting applications for its charitable donations program, which supports local nonprofit organizations.

Organizations must be registered with the IRS as 501c3 nonprofit organizations and located in the State of Washington. Le...

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Human Services
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Get Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests

Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at-?home COVID-?19 tests. The tests are completely free and will ship within 7-12 days. Limit of one order per residential address, one order includes 4 individual rapid antigen COVID-19 tests and orders ...

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Human Services
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Feedback: Human Services Strategic Plan

The City of Issaquah Human Services Division is seeking community input on the Draft Human Services Strategic Plan prior to its adoption by City Council. There are multiple ways to provide input: 

  • A community meeting was held on January 25, 2022.
  • E...
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Posted on: December 10, 2021

Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) through Hopelink

The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)  provides emergency assistance to low-income households who are disconnected or are in imminent threat of disconnection of services. The program provides up to $2,500 for water utility bi...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Issaquah Rental Assistance Program

The Issaquah COVID-19 Recovery Rental Assistance Program provides up to three (3) months of overdue rent per household to be used toward rental arrears to moderate, low, or very low-income households, at or below 80% Area Median Income (AMI), impacted by ...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Trail Maintenance: Washington Conservation Corps

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The City is excited to see the Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) back in Issaquah!

The WCC crew will be assisting with projects into March. 

Their work will include removing invasive plants, planting native trees, and conducting trail work at a v...

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Parks & Community Services
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Preschool Open House and Registration Dates

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The City of Issaquah's Preschool program is preparing for the 2022-2023 program year with upcoming open houses and registration dates.

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Take the opportunity to tour a classroom, meet teachers and ask questions. Feel free to make back-to-b...

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Parks & Community Services
Posted on: December 15, 2021

Winter Recreation Guide Released

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The Winter 2021-22 Recreation Guide is here and packed full of important dates and events.

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Urban Coyotes: Best Practices

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Recent reports of coyotes seen in the Issaquah Highlands, have caused some concern among residents. City of Issaquah Park Ranger Peter Walters has some information and tips on coyotes in our region. 

"While rural coyotes are more human advers...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Issaquah Police Arrest Shoplifters

The Issaquah Police Department (IPD) continues to work with the local business community to address recent retail theft. 

In the last week alone, officers responded to theft calls at a series of Issaquah locations including Bed Bath & Beyond, ...

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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: December 17, 2021

Senior Center: January Newsletter is Here!

The January 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: January 24, 2022

Senior Center: February Newsletter is Here!

The February 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: January 13, 2022

Mayor Mary Lou Receives Award for Climate Action

The U.S. Conference of Mayors recently honored Issaquah Mayor Mary Lou Pauly for her efforts in addressing the climate crisis. 

In total, 13 mayors nationwide were honored as part of the 2021 Mayors Climate Protection Awards.

Each mayor was honored...

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Sustainability
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Council Adopts Climate Action Plan

The City Council adopted Issaquah’s first Climate Action Plan on Dec. 6, 2021 that builds upon our City’s proud legacy of sustainability and environmental stewardship. The plan aims to take bold and aggressive action in reducing emissi...

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Posted on: October 28, 2021

Curbside Pick-Up: Hard-to-Recycle Items

Did you know Issaquah residents can request a free curbside recycling pick-up of:

  • Styrofoam
  • Fluorescent tubes and bulbs
  • Motor and cooking oil
  • Textiles
  • Small appliances and electronics
  • Batteries
  • Propane

For a complete list of hard-to-recycle items accepted, and to...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Traffic Alert: New Signal on NW Talus Drive

A new signalized intersection on NW Talus Drive, just east of Falcon Drive NW, is set to go live on Feb. 2.

This new signal is part of the access improvements to the Issaquah School District’s new Cougar Mountain Middle School. While the...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Traffic Alert: NW Lynx Loop and Bobcat Lane NW

Update: This work has been temporarily postponed. More information will be provided when a new date has been selected.

Roadwork on a portion of NW Lynx Loop and Bobcat Lane NW will be completed on Jan. 27-28, weather permitting.

The pavement will be ground ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Traffic Alert: West Lake Sammamish Parkway

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) crews plan to close a lane along West Lake Sammamish Parkway for approximately 10 weeks, starting Feb. 7. 

This work is part of their I-90 Auxiliary Lane and Soundwall Project

WSDOT c...

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