October 3, 2015
September 30, 2015
NEW — 5:33 p.m. Sept. 30, 2015
The city’s biggest annual bash and its signature event since 1970, Salmon Days, Issaquah’s yearly celebration of all things salmon, is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 3-4.
The party is spread throughout downtown Issaquah and, of course, the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery. Read more
September 30, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 30, 2015
The sixth annual Issaquah Zombie Walk returns to downtown Issaquah from 2:30-5:30 p.m. Oct. 24.
Zombies of all ages are invited to rise up and meet at Hailstone Feed Store, 232 Front St. N. Come dressed as your own zombie or get free help getting make-up applied. Or for $10, Illusions by Melanie can apply Ultra Zombie makeup.
The creep through downtown begins at 4:30 p.m. and finishes with a flash-mob dance performance to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” on the steps of City Hall at 5 p.m. at the corner of Sunset and Front Street.
September 29, 2015
September 18, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 18, 2015
Warm waters and low flows have made 2015 a tough year for salmon as they work to return to streams and rivers around the Puget Sound area this fall.
Watch for these natural beauties at viewing sites listed here — and cheer them on if you see them.
September 16, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 16, 2015
The Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery is asking members and the public for support to maintain its education and community programs throughout Issaquah and surrounding areas.
A FISH membership helps support the mission statement: “To advocate retaining and improving the historic Issaquah Salmon Hatchery and to promote watershed stewardship through education.”
As a FISH member, you receive a great benefits package, according to a news release from the group. Those benefits include:
September 9, 2015
NEW — 5:13 p.m. Sept. 9, 2015
It’s that time of year again — time to step up to help the amazing salmon that are returning home and the crowds of people that will follow them.
Our Issaquah Salmon Hatchery, with thousands of visitors every year, is the most visited hatchery in the state.
There are many ways to do right by the salmon and visitors: Read more
September 6, 2015
NEW — 2 p.m. Sept. 6, 2015
Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery presents Elected Officials Day to learn about how climate change is impacting salmon and local watersheds.
The free event is from 1-3 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Watershed Science Center, 125 W. Sunset Way. Elected Officials Day promotes awareness of FISH, the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery and the watershed to our local, regional and state officials.
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.
June 17, 2015
Sometimes, the stars align to bring together two things to make one memorable union, from love-struck youths Romeo and Juliet to food pairings surf and turf.
Issaquah residents will be the beneficiary of a quirk of the calendar, when two of the Downtown Issaquah Association’s biggest events of the year fall on the same day.
The car show Fenders on Front Street is always on Father’s Day, which just so happens to fall on June 21, the same date for the annual Music Day.