Issaquah Brewhouse features hops and dogs at weekend fest

August 13, 2015

NEW — 6 p.m. Aug. 13, 2015

The Issaquah Brewhouse is going to do the dogs.

The local restaurant and brewery again invites two- and four-legged attendees to the seventh annual Frogs & Dogs Festival, an outdoor gathering of everything food, beer and dogs.

Bring your pooch for a day of fun activities including an 11 a.m. dog parade, a canine fashion show and lots of doggy dancing.

Admission is $5. Proceeds from the family- and pet-friendly festival benefit Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery and the Washington State Animal Response Team.

The fun goes all day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 15 at Rogue’s Issaquah Brewhouse, 35 W. Sunset Way. Learn more here.

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FISH seeks education coordinator

July 27, 2015

NEW — 5:15 July 27, 2015

The Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery is looking for an energetic individual with teaching experience and environmental credentials as its next education coordinator.

The three-quarter time position will remain open until Aug. 2, or until the position is filled. The organization is hoping to hire by Aug. 14.

The education coordinator is responsible for the organization’s educational programs, which include summer camps, preschool classes, science fairs, in-school programs, volunteer trainings, fry releases and outreach events. Successful candidates will have teaching experience with preschool through elementary school-age students and a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies or teaching. Experience working with nonprofit organizations is preferred.

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FISH offers community course about helping salmon

July 21, 2015

NEW — 6 a.m. July 21, 2015

Join the Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery to discover how the community is working together to protect salmon by restoring creekside habitat, preventing flooding and reducing pollution.

FISH is hosting a free community event at 6:30 p.m. July 22, featuring city Surface Water Manager Kerry Ritland and city environmental science associate Dana Zlateff. Learn how the city and community partners work together to protect salmon.

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Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery receives grants

July 16, 2015

The Washington Foundation for the Environment has awarded Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery a $1,500 grant to help develop curriculum for FISH’s new after middle school program, The Earth Service Corps FISH Ambassadors.

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Public invited to salmon hatchery education event

July 14, 2015

The Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery is hosting a free community event July 22 to educate the public on its mission and volunteer efforts. Read more

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FISH introduces new ambassadors program

July 9, 2015

Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery recently announced a new partnership with the Y Earth Service Corps that brings the environmental service-learning program to Issaquah.

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Hobby & Volunteer Expo returns May 30

May 24, 2015

NEW — 6 a.m. May 24, 2015

The 15th annual Hobby & Volunteer Expo returns to the Issaquah Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 30 at Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W.

Experience interactive activities, meet friendly faces and connect with the community. The event is open to all ages, and is especially good for new community members, recently retired residents and students seeking programs in which to earn community service hours.

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Help salmon, watershed through GiveBIG 2015

April 28, 2015

As GiveBIG 2015 approaches the Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery encourages you to use the event as a way to add extra value to your gift.

Your gift will make an immediate difference for salmon and their watershed by supporting FISH’s collaborative efforts to preserve and protect habitat.

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Ava Frisinger earns Kees Environmental Award

April 14, 2015

Ava Frisinger is the recipient of the 2015 Ruth Kees Environmental Award — the community’s highest honor for environmental advocates — and the Issaquah Highlands Community Association is the first Community Environmental Award honoree.

Ava Frisinger

Ava Frisinger

The public is invited to attend a special presentation at the City Council regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. April 20 as Mayor Fred Butler and council members recognize the honorees.

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Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery hires new executive director

March 31, 2015

The Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery board of directors recently hired Karen Kane to be the next executive director for the organization.

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