Check Presented to The Center for Excellence

Last month’s Artists@Issaquah Art Show and Sale was free, but visitors were asked to drop a few dollars in donation jars for Marin City school arts programs. This week, organizers were pleased to present a check for $500 to The Center for Excellence. Bayside-Martin Luther King Jr. Academy provides K-8... Read more

Sat Oct 13: Fire Extinguisher Recharge

How time flies. Fire extinguishers require annual maintenance, and it’s been a year since our last FireMaster visit (October 2017). FireMaster Gabe Woods will be at the WPH parking lot where Bridgeway meets Gate 6 Road (formerly known as the railroad property) on Saturday Oct 13 from 9 to 2 p.m. He’ll inspect... Read more

3rd Annual e-Waste Collection – Sat Oct 13

It’s time to gather any old electronics you’ve been meaning to get rid of and recycle them. Tossing these items in the trash contributes to our volume of landfill with the added injury of leaching heavy metals into the soil. The FHA environmental committee makes it easy: bring your e-waste... Read more

Sausalito Village Calls for Artists

All Sausalito Village members and volunteers are invited to submit an entry for the 2018 Art Exhibit at the Library, which will run from November 11, 2018 until January 6, 2019. Accepted media include painting, photography, sculpture, jewelry, fiber art, glass, ceramic and mixed media. This year the Exhibit will... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – Sept 2018

TO KEEP EVERYONE UP TO DATE ON WHAT THE FHA BOARD IS DOING, HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE September BOARD MEETING: Bryant Welsh and Leni Miller (Issaquah) attended this Open Forum Meeting. Bryant spoke about problems with increased traffic flow on Gate... Read more

Seattle Floating Homes Tour Draws 850

My husband and I had a wonderful opportunity to visit the Seattle Floating Home Tour on September 9th. A hard-working team of volunteers showcased 12 homes in Seattle’s largest floating home area─Eastlake on Lake Union. Lake Union was made famous by the movie “Sleepless in Seattle.” This is a fresh... Read more

Dozens Clean Up Shoreline

On a sunny, windy Saturday, 26 volunteers came out to pick up trash as part of California’s Coastal Cleanup Day. This year, floating home residents were joined in the effort by locals who enjoy the one-mile stretch of the multi-use path near our community. Despite the observation that the shoreline... Read more

Revived Artists@Issaquah Art Show and Sale a Big Success

On Saturday, September 8, somewhere between 375 and 400 visitors enjoyed the work of 17 artists in ten open homes during the Artists@Issaquah exhibition. The weather cooperated and people were wowed by our waterfront lifestyle and the creative artwork. After a five-year hiatus, organizers John Schlag and Jennifer Gennari rebooted... Read more

Co-op Changes and Open Views

The lagoon is looking different these days. The last vestiges of the Gates Co-op moved in late summer. Since then TJ Nelsen and Claus Koestel have been overseeing the removal of the old pilings, a requirement of BCDC. Walking out the viewing pier at the new Waldo Point Harbor park gives... Read more

COAL + ICE Exhibit Exposes Visitors to Climate Change

We may read in the news about droughts, hurricanes, and the suffering of refugees and coal miners from the comfort of our floating homes. But it’s quite another thing to immerse yourself in the story of what burning fossil fuels is doing to Earth. Climate change effects are made real... Read more