How should Sound Transit respond to lower revenues and higher costs? While light rail projects now under construction remain on track, the COVID-19 recession and rising real estate and construction costs have created major challenges for completing later voter-approved transit projects on their original schedules. This summer, the Sound Transit Board will create a plan to respond to these unprecedented financial challenges. Your input is important to shaping our decisions, and we thank you for taking the
Mark your calendars for the Encompass Inspire week of Giving April 26th-30th. After an exciting week of impactful, fun, and inspiring stories shared across the Encompass social media channels tune into the virtual finale event Friday, April 30th, 9-9:30 am. Formerly the Rise and Thrive Breakfast, the Inspire Week of Giving will raise vital funds for programs supporting children and families in our community. There is no registration required to attend the finale event, simply log into
On March 1, 2021, First Financial Northwest Bank opened its newest branch, serving Issaquah and the surrounding areas. Located at 240 NW Gilman Blvd, Suite 1 in Issaquah’s Gilman Station, this new branch offers customized banking solutions and investment services for residents and businesses. The newest of 15 branches is managed by Issaquah enthusiast and business banking expert, Emily McPhetridge. “First Financial Northwest Bank is a community-oriented bank offering unique and innovative solutions that
The Diaper Derby is a competitive race to collect diapers for babies living in poverty or crisis. Join EBC in helping kids beat the odds by giving them what they need for a healthy start in life, and parents what they need to take care of their family. Diaper Derby, Pandemic Style Just like last year, Diaper Derby participants can collect diapers and either deliver them or order them online for delivery directly to an EBC Hub. Last year, 20 participating companies and organizations collected nearly
The public is invited to celebrate the Earth at Lake Sammamish State Park, April 20 - May 2. A full slate of activities is planned to support conservation and the environment in honor of Earth Day, Arbor Day and Audubon Day.“Celebrate the Earth,” a do-it-yourself walk in the park, will start at Sunset Beach. Bring the family to enjoy the walk while you learn about the park’s wildlife and natural habitat.On April 24 and 25, Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park will also host habitat restoration and
Join us for our 23rd Annual Flagship Event! You'll hear from Issaquah School District students about their personal experiences, how donor support made a difference this year, and what is still needed to ensure their overall success. You’ll learn how we’ve adapted existing programs and continue to innovate as we launch new plans to provide subject-specific academic support, scalable and sustainable mental & behavioral health resources, basic student needs such as food and school supplies, and equitable
Historically Hip Downtown Issaquah is turning its endeavors to Spring – specifically the annual Flowers on Front, Farm Fresh and Fresh Flower Markets, and Keep Issaquah Beautiful Day. Every year the Issaquah community looks forward to these rites of Spring. Equinox is a beginning – and in Issaquah the season is a centerpiece of fresh produce, floral beauty, community involvement and love for Issaquah. The Farm Fresh and Fresh Flower Markets featuring Ayala Farms run March 27-April 24, every Saturday
Club Z Tutoring helps K-12 students by providing individualized one-on-one tutoring in various subjects. Tutoring is done by qualified tutors either at the convenience of the student's home or be done online. Depending on your child's needs, help is provided in reading, writing, math, science, and even SAT test prep. To make sure that the tutor is the right fit, the first hour of tutoring will be FREE. To find out more, call us at 206-594-6165 or visit us at www.clubztutoring.com/bellevue.