“The cure is worse than the disease.” It is a phrase I have come across frequently in the last 20 years working in health and environmental policy. It is particularly appropriate for a proposal in the legislature called a “low-carbon fuel standard” (LCFS) which would mandate the use of biofuels to cut CO2 emissions. The policy is extremely expensive. In California, where legislators imposed an LCFS a decade ago, it...
Sea Town Foods, a family-owned retailer of restaurant-quality seafood, is open for business in downtown Issaquah.  Located on Front street, behind Krawbar and next door to Stan’s BBQ, their retail store has an array of seafood options for the most discerning of customers.    Owner Eric Otaguro has traveled the world working in the seafood business, observing the harvesting and farming practices, production techniques, and shipping conditions, all of which enables...
Capri Cellars, located in downtown Issaquah, is a wine bar, store, and bistro, with a unique format that encourages customers to taste across carefully selected wine flights from local wineries. They feature one of the largest selections of Northwest wines in the state, with over 300 different wines represented. “We want our wines to have a sense of place and the people who make them.  And the bistro menu...
The Well & Table restaurant will open their doors to customers just in time to enjoy the outdoor patio facing Issaquah Creek. Originally planned for summer 2020, the pandemic shifted the owner’s plans, giving them the time to further explore provisions from local artisans, and to hone their collection of recipes.  The Well & Table plans to leverage their local relationships to provide the freshest ingredients for their menu,...
On Feb.11, kindergarten and first graders returned to a hybrid learning model in the Issaquah School District (ISD).  Students will be attending school on...
Three Issaquah High School student athletes had a socially distanced signing ceremony on the playing field at IHS on Saturday, Feb. 27 where they...
A local Issaquah mom and teacher who grew up on Mercer Island has launched a new business and products to support social and emotional...
Issaquah attorney Stacy Goodman today announced that she will not seek re-election to the Issaquah City Council.  “On March 7, I will have served...
As winter weather continues there are opportunities in our community to help those people in shelter who are experiencing homelessness during severe cold and...
The status of a full return to in-person learning in the Issaquah School District (ISD) remains uncertain as Covid-19 challenges impact the timing of...

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