Business community raises concerns about new B&O tax

October 21, 2014

As the city of Issaquah considers raising its business and occupation tax for the first time since 2004, local business owners gathered to offer their concerns about the proposal at an Oct. 15 roundtable at Tibbetts Creek Manor.

The Issaquah Chamber of Commerce-hosted event showed business leaders have plenty of questions about the tax increase, including where the extra revenue will be spent.

“I don’t want to pay for fluff,” said Norma Stephens, Curves of Issaquah owner.

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Eastside Baby Corner names new board members

October 21, 2014

Eastside Baby Corner recently appointed the following new members to its board of directors:

Rick Lessley, of Sammamish, vice president of the Supply Chain Group at Nintendo of America Inc. He has served as an executive at Nintendo since 2001

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Fern Life Center welcomes new provider

October 21, 2014

Fern Life Center welcomes new provider Kristen Brown.

The center’s well woman, urgent care and functional medicine practitioner is in the office Thursdays. Ask the front desk about her schedule.

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Issaquah dentist Ajay Dhankhar wins award

October 21, 2014

Issaquah dentist Ajay Dhankhar won the Academy of General Dentistry’s 2014 Fellowship Award at its June conference in Detroit.

The award is presented to dentists who seek to provide the highest quality dental care by remaining current in their profession.

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Captain’s Cleaners receives county aid for service upgrade

October 21, 2014

Issaquah business Captain’s Cleaners was one of four King County dry cleaners to receive a $15,000 grant from the county hazardous waste management program to help purchase dry cleaning machines that use safer cleaning solvents.

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Issaquah angus ranch named to top 10

October 21, 2014

Blue Drifter Ranch in Issaquah tied for 10th largest in registering the most angus beef cattle in Washington with the American Angus Association during the fiscal year 2014.

Angus breeders across the nation in 2014 registered 298,369 head of Angus cattle.

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Jeff Nadeau joins Ancient Arts Bodywork

October 21, 2014

Ancient Arts Bodywork has announced the addition of Jeff Nadeau to the Issaquah healthcare clinic.

Nadeau attended the Brian Utting Massage School (now Cortiva Seattle) and graduated in 1995. He was a Boeing inspector for 16 years until he found his new career as a licensed massage practitioner in Bellevue.

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King County executive hosts small business awards

October 14, 2014

The fourth annual King County Executive’s Small Business Awards returns Oct. 15.

The awards recognize the achievements and accomplishments of small businesses. The event is held at the Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St., Bellevue.

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All About Socks & More comes to Issaquah

September 16, 2014

All About Socks & More has opened in Issaquah, offering the latest in footwear.

The store is at 1420 N.W. Gilman Blvd., Suite No. 2.

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Issaquah Highlands Dental Group helps generate smiles

September 9, 2014

Issaquah Highlands Dental Group participated in Smile Generation Serve Day on Aug. 23.

The annual event brings together Pacific Dental Services-supported dentists and team member volunteers, and provides dental care to patients in need.

Seven patients were seen at the Issaquah Highlands office, receiving more than $12,500 worth of dental care.

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