November 18, 2014
Help light up downtown and some key spots around downtown (and get a free lunch) at the annual holiday light-hanging party beginning at 10 a.m. Nov. 22.
The event, sponsored by the Downtown Issaquah Association, starts at the Hailstone Feed Store, 232 Front St. N.
February 14, 2014
February 4, 2014
As Issaquah grows, a team of University of Washington students offered tips for how it can maintain its identity.
Aubri Denevan, Carrie Shepherd, Kim Lichttenegger and Yebin Zhou, members of a “Masters in Communications in Digital Media” program, were assigned the task of offering creative leadership to an area.
“At the beginning of the quarter, we were asked to give three problems we saw,” Lichttenegger said, adding that the students had to then identify recommendations to solve them. As a six-year resident of Issaquah, she saw a real opportunity to examine recommendations for the city. “Because I live in the lowlands, I work in Seattle and I commute up to the highlands, I’ve had a daily snapshot of all the building progress.”
November 26, 2013
Shoppers this holiday season are being asked to join the nation in paying tribute to local venues when purchasing gifts for family and friends.
Several locations throughout Issaquah will participate in the national Small Business Saturday from noon to 8 p.m. Nov. 30.
In a bit of serendipity, shopping options this year include the new Grand Ridge Plaza in the Issaquah Highlands and Gilman Village celebrating its 40th anniversary. The two locations are in addition to the shops in the downtown corridor.
October 29, 2013
June 26, 2013
April 3, 2013
The 2nd Annual Home and Garden Show will be held Saturday May 11, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pickering Barn.
Each year the Issaquah Press group of newspapers hosts a home and garden show that allows local community members the opportunity to get to know your services and products you have to offer.
The show is held in conjunction with the weekly Issaquah Farmers Market the day before Mother’s Day when foot traffic at Pickering Place is at its highest.
Vendor space is limited to less than 25 booths and go fast, so sign up quickly.
A full-color program with ads for each vendor will be distributed to 30,000 homes in Issaquah and Sammamish via the award-winning Issaquah Press and Sammamish newspapers.
Each vendor receives a 10’ x 15’ space inside Pickering Barn.
Registration also includes a Full-color quarter-page ad (5” x 5”) in the event program.
Space is very limited!
Reserve your space today by filling out the form below or by contacting us at 425-392-6434.
January 29, 2013
Salmon Days Festival organizers adore puns. For the next festival theme, expect a blend of homespun and high-tech.
The theme for the October celebration is “Streaming Live” — a nod to instantaneous communication and salmon habitat.
“Even after 44 years, our Salmon Days Festival promises to be more current than ever,” Robin Kelley, lead Salmon Days organizer, said in unveiling the theme Jan. 24. “Innovation and interpretation, pixilation and Pinterest, in the cloud, going viral, browsing and blogs. This year’s theme is today and looking to the future.”
January 29, 2013
King County Metro Transit is gathering public input on proposed schedule and route changes to routes along the Interstate 90 corridor, including routes serving Issaquah.
The shift is meant to ease crowding and improve travel times on peak commute routes.
The routes under consideration for changes include routes 210, 211, 214, 215 and 218 — routes serving Issaquah. The list also includes Sammamish-to-Seattle Route 216 and Eastgate-to-Seattle Route 212.
January 29, 2013
Forest Fairy Bakery, a staple at the Issaquah Farmers Market, has opened a brick-and-mortar location downtown.
The bakery, 485 Front St. N., D-1, specializes in artisan breads, cookies, cakes and organic granola.
The business dates back to 2004 and is committed to offering trans-fat and preservative-free products.
Learn more about Forest Fairy Bakery, and order items online, at www.forestfairybakery.com.