August 24, 2015
NEW — 1:02 p.m. Aug. 24, 2015
After sitting vacant for nearly a year, plans for the vacated Denny’s property on Northwest Gilman Boulevard are beginning to take shape.
Retail Properties of America Inc., owners and operators of the Heritage Square shopping center, announced in an Aug. 24 news release that Corner Bakery Cafe will fill that spot.
Described as a “neighborhood gathering for people to relax, meet up with friends and enjoy great food,” Corner Bakery Cafe focuses on innovative and flavorful offerings featuring artisan breads, freshly baked sweets, sandwiches, soups and salads. Read more
August 17, 2015
NEW — 6 p.m. Aug. 17, 2015
An effort apparently underway since 2006 has come to an end.
On Aug. 14, Together Center announced it is concluding efforts to establish a human services campus in Issaquah.
Lead volunteers Margaret Moore and John Rittenhouse, along with Together Center CEO Pam Mauk, met with Issaquah officials to inform them of their decision.
“Identification and acquisition of appropriate property has been the major stumbling block,” Moore said in a press release. “We know the Issaquah community’s need for easier access to services has only grown. We also know that there are many agencies that would love to be part of a nonprofit service hub. We just could not find a site where we could pull this off in Issaquah.” Read more
July 30, 2015
NEW — 2 p.m. July 30, 2015
The city has several paving projects planned.
Work started July 27 at the intersection of Newport Way and West Sunset Way as crews replace ADA-accessible ramps. Traffic in the intersection was to be reduced to one lane in all directions. Pedestrians were asked to prepare for detours through the intersection as well.
June 10, 2015
The city of Issaquah is adding flashing yellow left-turn arrow traffic signals at intersections throughout Issaquah.
April 27, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. April 27, 2015
Starting the week of April 27, one lane of eastbound Northwest Gilman Boulevard will close for utility work.
Construction will also affect Seventh Avenue Northwest where it intersects Northwest Gilman Boulevard. The work is expected to continue for at least two weeks.
To help minimize traffic impacts, city officials are asking drivers to use alternate routes if possible.
The utility work is part of the Atlas apartment complex construction.
April 14, 2015
A section of Northwest Locust Street is closed to pedestrians and vehicles through June 7.
March 31, 2015
There may not be a multitude of new projects headed into Issaquah at present, but officials still are encouraged with the progress being made on the highly touted Central Issaquah Plan.
“I’m actually pretty excited that we have a few projects because the recession was pretty deep,” Issaquah City Councilwoman Mary Lou Pauly said.
March 30, 2015
NEW — 12:10 p.m. March 30, 2015
Drivers should prepare for possible traffic impacts along Northwest Gilman Boulevard Monday.
Crews are patching an eastbound lane in the 1600 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard at state Route 900, according to a news alert from the city of Issaquah.
The city asks drivers to help minimize traffic impacts by using alternate routes, if possible.
February 24, 2015
Lennar Multifamily Communities announced in a press release that it began excavation last week on its Atlas multifamily community.
Located west of downtown Issaquah at Northwest Gilman Boulevard and Seventh Avenue Northwest, Atlas will include three five-story buildings containing 344 apartments, approximately 450 parking stalls (including 310 secure underground stalls), a variety of indoor and outdoor amenities, and a large area of landscaped open space.
February 24, 2015
With one exception, the new Atlas project at Seventh Avenue Northwest and Northwest Gilman Boulevard will add essentially no traffic volume to neighboring intersections, according to city-mandated traffic studies.
To be developed by Lennar Multifamily Communities, the Atlas project, already under construction, will consist of three five-story buildings with 344 dwelling units. Residents and visitors will have use of 310 below-building parking spaces and approximately 100 surface parking spots.