Watering: It’s that Time of Year Again

From the Marin Municipal Water District (MMWD):  It’s that time of year: With the recent warmer and drier weather, many gardeners are turning on their irrigation systems. It’s common for irrigation systems to suffer some damage over the winter, so be sure to check that your system is functioning properly... Read more

Artists@Issaquah Announced for Sept 8

Living on the water, it’s hard not to be inspired. The Artists of Issaquah show, founded in 2003, nurtured both pre-professional and established artists, celebrated creative expression, and aimed to develop the artist within all of us. After a five-year hiatus, the celebration of artists in our floating community has... Read more

From a Log Cabin to The Victorian

MJ Roberts and Jerry Evans of Issaquah Dock are both accomplished creative professionals as well as long time professors. Just like many of us, they started with a funky pied a terre floating home on Main Dock, and then moved to The Log Cabin (on Issaquah) before landing their perfect boat, The... Read more

Kick the Tires on Our Refreshed Website

Check out the refreshed FHA website! It’s been a year to the day since we launched the newly-reformatted Floating Times, and now the FHA website has been dusted off; and information has been updated and edited for clarity. The new pages feel clean, airy and accessible. Not only should it now be... Read more

There’s No Place Like (a Floating) Home for the Holidays

Holiday celebrations take many forms on the waterfront. Blaze Nash transported carolers around the Waldo Point Lagoon on her little red tugboat Otto. Gate 6 1/2 and Issaquah staged progressive potlucks with entrees provided by the Floating Homes Association; Issaquah partiers were encouraged to wear Christmas sweaters: ugly, festive, fun,... Read more

Car Vandalism at Issaquah

A week ago 2 cars were broken into, in the Issaquah parking lot. Nothing was taken, but still. Both break-ins were reported to the Marin Sheriff’s Department. Back in July another vehicle belonging to Issaquah residents was vandalized. A pattern? Who knows. This we do know. Break-ins have occurred, so... 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

Swimming in a Sea of Talent

A Boatload of Books—the place to find published works from and about our community—is easily accessed by clicking Boatload of Books in the column at right. Here are several new—and recently added—titles:     In Our Hands, Wilford Welch. A handbook for intergenerational actions to solve the climate crisis, with an... 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

Athletes of Issaquah: George and Emma Tubbs

He’s a world champion Ultimate Frisbee player. She runs Ironman triathlons and is always looking for new physical challenges. Meet George and Emma Stubbs, who moved onto Issaquah Dock last year, but hardly settled down. They’re about the most active couple I’ve ever met, but I got them to sit... Read more