The Passing of a Friend

There was a tear in the fabric of our community this past December with the death of Howard Myers. Many will remember him as a realtor, others as a builder of houseboats, and most as a friend and neighbor. Howard died just a week short of his 92nd birthday in...

A@I Raises Large Donation for Arts Plus

The return of the Artists@Issaquah Art Show and Sale brought a crowd of over 400 people to Issaquah Dock to see established and pre-professional artwork by floating home residents. Visitors and neighbors attending the free event donated generously, raising $825 for Arts Plus. Co-organizers John Schlag and Jen Gennari presented...

The Great Drought of ’22

Water is something we all take pretty much for granted … until we don’t have it anymore. That lesson came home to Commodore Marina residents once again last month, when water to the community of 25 humans, five dogs and four cats went kaput for seven days from October 12...

Hundreds Flock to A@I

On Saturday, October 15, Artists@Issaquah returned after a three-year hiatus. More than 400 art lovers and floating homes enthusiasts visited the dock, admiring the works of 15 waterfront artists in 10 different Issaquah homes. The event was free, and visitors were encouraged to donate to art programs in local schools....

Not Their First Rodeo

On October 8, four old hands from East Pier decided to mosey on over to the Cow Palace for the Grand National Rodeo. They report having a good time, but would not disclose which one of them wrestled the champion bull to the ground and walked away with the grand...

Woman Warrior of the Waterfront

Catherine Lyons-Labate’s beautiful, informative book beams out to the world the joy that is found within our waterfront community. If her photographs could actually make music, we would have the soundtrack to life on the water for her and the other lucky folks who blossomed here. Not sure the world...

Artists@Issaquah Oct 15

At least fifteen artists—longtime and new residents, established and pre-professional—will show off their work at the Artists@Issaquah Show and Sale. The event is Saturday, Oct 15, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and is free to the public. “When we rebooted Artists@Issaquah in 2018, after a five-year hiatus, we assumed...

Tragic Death on Gate 6 1/2

Jim Gordon, who moved to Gate 6 ½ Dock last May, died tragically on September 6 after being hit by a cyclist while walking near his new home. His widow Felicity wrote the following memorial to her late husband: Jim was generous with his time and with his resources, and...

Proposed New Home Triggers Petition on Issaquah

Approximately 90 residents of Issaquah Dock signed a petition to the Marin County Board of Supervisors and the management of Waldo Point Harbor expressing their concerns about a proposed home swap there. Here’s the precise wording of the petition: From the undersigned residents of Issaquah Dock, Sausalito Requesting our voices...