Volunteers sought for holiday light-hanging party Nov. 22

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.

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Downtown Issaquah First Friday Wine Walk / Feb. 7, 2014

February 14, 2014

UW students offer Issaquah ways to preserve identity

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.”

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Shop small businesses Saturday

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.

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Downtown Zombie Walk / Oct. 26, 2013

October 29, 2013

International Music Day / June 21, 2013

June 26, 2013

Issaquah Sammamish Home and Garden Show Registration Form

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.

Business/Organization Name
Contact Full Name
Phone Number
Organization Address (billing)
Yes, I need an electrical outlet for my booth.
What product or service will be represented at the show?
What products will you have available for purchase at the show? (must be approved)
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Salmon Days Festival is ‘Streaming Live’

January 29, 2013

2013 Salmon Days Festival logo

2013 Salmon Days Festival logo

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.”

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King County Metro Transit works to ease bus crowding

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.

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Forest Fairy Bakery opens in downtown Issaquah

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.

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