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Posted on: May 25, 2023

Hall of Fame: Meet our Community Awards Winners

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Mayor Mary Lou Pauly presented the 2023 Hall of Fame award during the Issaquah Community Awards celebration on May 25.

Over the years – and through their many contributions to Issaquah – members of the Hall of Fame have raised the bar w...

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Posted on: May 24, 2023

Bear Aware: Take Precautions to Prevent Conflicts


Issaquah is bear country. Throughout the Pacific Northwest, spring and summer are bear season. Recent reports of black bear activity serve as a reminder to take precautions to avoid bear encounters. Unsecured garbage containers, pet food and birdfeeders c...

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Posted on: May 19, 2023

Memorial Day Weekend Closures

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In observance of Memorial Day, please note that the Issaquah Community Center and Senior Center will be closed on May 27, 28 and 29. The Julius Boehm Pool will be closed May 28 and 29. Normal operations will resume on Tuesday, May 30. City Hall will also ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2023

New Buzz Podcast Episode: Tourism


On the latest episode of The Buzz, Autumn and Jen talk about new food options in town and interview Christy Garrard from Visit Issaquah.

Watch on YouTube or listen on Apple Podcasts, Amazon, iHeart, Spotify or TuneIn.

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Posted on: May 12, 2023

Tips: Registering For Summer Swim Lessons


The City's hugely popular swim lesson classes at the Julius Boehm Pool have two summer registration windows coming up on May 26 and July 21.

Swim lessons tend to fill up faster than any other program our Parks team offer. 

Looking to register your ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2023

Council Reviewing Draft Capital Improvement Plan


Following the May 1, 2023 City Council Meeting, City Council is reviewing a draft Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). 

About the CIP

The CIP lists Issaquah’s planned infrastructure investments from roads to parks over a six-year time frame. The proposa...

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Posted on: April 7, 2023

Uniquely Issaquah Podcast: Fire Chief Lane


On this episode of Uniquely Issaquah, Fire Chief Ben Lane sits down with Issaquah Mayor Mary Lou Pauly to discuss his new role as Chief of Eastside Fire and Rescue. Uniquely Issaquah is a conversation with and about interesting people, places and events i...

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Posted on: March 28, 2023

Pickleball Options in Issaquah are Growing


Today marks the one-year anniversary of pickleball becoming the official sport of Washington. While it may have been invented on Bainbridge Island, the Issaquah community has embraced the sport as its own. In 2021, the City incorporated six pickleball cou...

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