March 11, 2014
NEW — 6 a.m. March 11, 2014
Residents can grow their gardens in Issaquah’s newest park.
The city’s first attempt at managing a community garden has begun with 31 new vegetable beds in Confluence Park.
Offering 27 raised cedar beds and four Americans with Disabilities Act-accessible plots, the city welcomes citizens to apply to organically grow flowers and vegetables for this inaugural season, April 1 to Oct. 13. Cost is $75 per season.
July 15, 2013
NEW — 1:30 p.m. July 15, 2013
Lake Sammamish State Park’s newly improved watercraft launch will officially open July 18 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The new launch includes metal piers, replacing old wooden pieces. It also includes docks that extend farther into the lake than before, resolving flooding issues and addressing changes in water levels occurring over time.
The improvements also include a new lane configuration and new ramps to meet Americans with Disabilities Act criteria. In addition, local jurisdictions worked together on rain gardens to treat storm water from an adjacent parking lot.