December 20, 2009
NEW — 6 a.m. Dec. 20, 2009
A clearinghouse where people in need can receive food, healthcare and employment is a step closer to reality for Issaquah.
Officials hired nonprofit Family Resource Center, of Redmond, to locate a suitable site for a human services campus, engage in business planning and provide legal assistance. City Council members approved the $35,000 pact in a unanimous vote Dec. 7.
October 6, 2009
From efforts to build roads, to adding social services, to making city programs more eco-friendly, Maureen McCarry is immersed in details of city projects large and small. As she runs for a second full City Council term, McCarry threads information about municipal programs into conversations about her campaign.
McCarry said she is convinced Issaquah will improve as the years unfold, but she said leadership — her leadership — would be essential in the next four years as city staffers take on a docket that includes construction of a hospital in the Issaquah Highlands and a new roadway to link north and south Issaquah. Read more
July 21, 2009
Before city officials take steps to establish a human services campus, they will consider spending up to $20,000 next month to partner with a Redmond social services center to plan for a similar facility in Issaquah. Read more
June 9, 2009
Mayor Frisinger unopposed
Mayor Ava Frisinger will run unopposed for a fourth term and seven City Council candidates will battle for four seats, according to unofficial King County Elections filings. Read more
June 2, 2009
City officials want to improve traffic flow, city parks and salmon habitat in 2010. The wide-ranging list of 2010 goals directs city staffers to take steps to establish a human services campus, plan Cybil-Madeline Park and complete the first phase of the Interstate 90 Undercrossing. Read more
May 19, 2009
City officials will consider spending up to $20,000 next month to partner with a Redmond social services center in order to establish a human services campus in Issaquah. Read more
December 15, 2008
Human services campus needs community input
As the year draws to an end, the rush is on for an agreement between the city of Issaquah, Port Blakely for Issaquah Highlands and the owners of Park Pointe property on Tiger Mountain.
September 23, 2008
By James Spung
After four years as the 5th District’s representative in Olympia, Republican Jay Rodne has had a chance to make things happen.
September 19, 2008
Issaquah Highlands to get density from Park Pointe
Park Pointe, a forested 100-acre parcel at the foot of Tiger Mountain, at last may be getting the protection from development that has threatened it for Read more