A Look Back – 2017 Dock & Community News

There were a lot of dock and community news stories in 2017, some of which deserve a 2nd look—to read a post, click the link/story title—posts about those no longer with us (either departed or having moved away), celebrations, expressions of creativity and reminders of what makes our community unique. ... Read more

Warm Farewell Despite the Weather

The skies were misty, and so were many people’s eyes as Issaquah neighbors and other friends gathered to wish a fond farewell to Emily and Stuart Riddell. After 27 years on the dock, they’ve sold their floating home and are moving to Southern California to be closer to their kids... Read more

1st Annual Issaquah Pumpkin Bash

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Carving jack-o-lanterns is a great excuse for a dock party—not that Issaquah needs much prodding to gather at the L. Last Sunday Oct. 22 was the scene of the first ever annual Issaquah Pumpkin Bash. Check out the results! Read more

Emily Makes Music on Issaquah

Dozens of neighbors past and present turned out to help Emily Riddell celebrate her birthday on September 23. Emily also brought 15 blue grass picker friends, who provided lots of lively entertainment throughout the afternoon on Issaquah Dock. After 27 years, Emily and Stuart are selling their floating home, and... Read more

Happy Birthday – August 6 Issaquah High Alert

Dus & Laurie Mills threw a birthday bash, for which all of Issaquah was on high alert! Laurie’s birthday was August 6, and Dus’ birthday was a few months ago, so they decided to do a joint celebration. Dus and Laurie were joined by Laurie’s sister Amy—and friends from Issaquah... Read more

Liberty Dock Sendoff for Nancy Frisch

Friends and neighbors gathered at the triangle on Liberty Friday night, July 29, to honor Nancy Frisch, who is moving away after 40 years. Nancy has decided to relocate to Washington State to be near her son Noah, who was born on the dock. Noah’s dad, photographer Steve Frisch, passed... Read more

Community News – Fall 2016

  With all this warm weather it’s hard to believe that winter is just around the corner. Ever since the Tour, and even without the traditional holidays, it feels like it’s been one event piling onto the next. October saw a generously attended CERT training, an All Dock Alert (party),... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – September and October 2016

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 and October 2016 Board Meetings: Chris Clark (a relative of Charles Van Damme) discussed the project to save artifacts from the old ferry. Marin County... Read more

Dock Alert for All Docks – Sunday, October 9th

**What is a Dock Alert? A party!! All residents are invited 2-4 pm – Kappas Green (Lawn area in front of East/West Pier) Bring an edible and libation to share Lots of fun will be enjoyed Meet your neighbors from other docks—maybe find one more bocce ball player, a new book... Read more

Unsung Heroes of the Floating Homes Community

  On Sunday afternoon, September 18, the weather complied and the drinks flowed as an exceptionally large crowd gathered for a traditional Issaquah “Dock Alert” to bid two longtime residents farewell. Ric Miller and partner, Malia Daily, are moving to live in Palm Springs, wander the southwest deserts, and sample life... Read more