Last week Q13 Fox released a video about Doug Crandall, the Issaquah High School Girls Basketball Coach, who was placed on paid administrative leave on December 6, 2021 for “non-disciplinary reasons” and without explanation. Players from the team also spoke out on a KIRO News radio interview. Last Thursday, Issaquah Daily submitted a request for information to Donna Hood, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources for the Issaquah School District about...
The crime wave continues at Target’s Issaquah location despite assurances by the national retailer earlier this month that it would take action to address the criminal activity that City leaders are calling a crisis. However, on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, the Issaquah City Council unanimously adopted new code language allowing the City to suspend or revoke the business license of any local business that fails to address rampant crime.  The...
Arena Sports Issaquah, one of five company locations around the Puget Sound area, provides a warm, indoor facility for soccer players to play year-round. The Issaquah location will add a myriad of new attractions in 2022, as they convert the former Issaquah Fitness space into a ‘Family Entertainment Center.’ In addition to the existing Inflatable FunZone, the first phase of the new Center buildout, planned for midyear (pending permits),...
The Issaquah City Council on Tuesday Jan. 18, 2022 will consider two new regulations that would affect local businesses. Together the new codes would require larger businesses to better manage their own shopping carts and also allow the City to suspend or revoke a business license if necessary to protect the public health or if a business operates in a manner that allows chronic criminal activity. Agenda Bill 8316 would...
Beginning in 2020 Jonathan Smith saw a significant increase in trash around Issaquah. He's now organizing monthly community clean-up days and he shares his...
The City of Issaquah has had enough of an “unacceptable level” of shoplifting at one the largest local retailers. The City alleges Target is...
In the early 2000’s, Brian Horsley and his stepfather, Dan Pearson, had a great idea – sell air filter cleaners to a mining operation...
New Year’s Polar Plunge comes to Lake Sammamish State Park Start New Year’s Day with a splash at the first-ever Polar Plunge at Lake Sammamish State Park!   The...
Issaquah Daily interviewed the Issaquah High School Girl's Varsity Soccer Coach Jason Lichtenberger about his team and their tough loss in the 4A State...
“When you love your work, you do things the right way, and I enjoy what I do tremendously,” says owner Maria Padron of her...

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Layna Crofts v. Issaquah School District Hearing Tomorrow

The Issaquah School District will be at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals this Friday, November 19, 2021 for oral arguments in Layna Crofts...

The Family Dinner Ritual: Part 2 – Table Manners

As the autumn leaves fall, my attention starts turning towards preparations for the holidays – with warm family gatherings, traditional foods, and a well-decorated...

Liberty High School Graduate Wins Ironman Florida Triathlon

On November 6, 2021 over 2,000 athletes representing over 40 countries and all 50 United States descended on Panama City Beach, Florida to compete...

Issaquah Litter Clean-up Event on Nov. 6

A Walk With A Purpose: Issaquah Litter Clean-up Event Saturday morning, November 6, 2021  Let's spend an hour early Saturday morning, November 6th, picking up litter...

AAA Washington Opens Beautiful, Full-Service Downtown Issaquah Retail Store

AAA Washington opened its 8th Cruise and Travel retail store in downtown Issaquah earlier this month. Focused on in-person travel planning and travel-related retail,...

Taco Time NW Raises Entry Level Wages to $20 Per Hour for Issaquah Restaurants

Taco Time NW, a locally-owned Mexican-style restaurant chain founded by the Tonkin family, recently announced a test program offering starting wages of $20 per...

The Comfort of The Nightly Family Dinner Ritual: Part 1- Table Setting

Growing up in the 1970’s, I have fond memories of my family’s nightly dinners. My sister and I often helped our parents to prepare...

Community Garage Sale Planned for August 27-28

More than 30 families have combined their “stuff” for a huge garage sale to benefit local non-profits, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Issaquah. If...

Issaquah’s Village Theatre Opens KIDSTAGE Production of ‘Urinetown’

Walking down Issaquah’s Front Street, you might notice a vintage theatre storefront or two. What you may not know, is the acclaim and awards that...

Now Open: The Well & Table Farm-to-Table Restaurant in Gilman Village

Perfect summer weather rounded out a successful opening night for The Well and Table restaurant on July 22, 2021. On the banks of the...