Artists@Issaquah Plans a Comeback

Living on the water refreshes and inspires. 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. It returned in 2018, reborn as Artists@Issaquah, but then the pandemic ended plans for 2020. Now,...

Otters Popping Up all Over

“After Decades Away, River Otters Make a Triumphant Return to the Bay Area” reported Bay Nature Magazine in 2016. Writer Kat McGown reported: “the fact that otters are back in the Bay Area of their own accord without any reintroduction program to help them looks like a reason to declare...

Celebration of Pam Bousquet

Pamela Bousquet’s Celebration of Life was a commemoration for Pam, a former community favorite in Marin City and Sausalito. She lived a full 80 years from November 11, 1940—November 13, 2020. The celebration was held on her birthday, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at 38 Issaquah Dock, Sausalito, her...

Best Selling Mystery Begins on Issaquah Dock

Currently, the most famous resident of Issaquah Dock is a fictional character named Hannah Hall from the best-selling novel, The Last Thing He Told Me (Julia Roberts is slated to play Hannah in the mini-series, to air on AppleTV). Despite the book’s houseboat billing—floating homes feature in the cover art, and Sausalito...

Spring Fish Fry Extravaganza!

Memorial Day weekend ended with a splash at the second annual fish fry extravaganza. The fish fry was hosted by the wonderfully generous Jordan and Diane McCollum of Issaquah, with chefs extraordinare Nate and Nora Stratton and of course, delicious fish caught locally by Zander Budge. Jim Justice and friends...

Float-Ins Bustin’ Out All Over

It’s spring and float-in concerts are in full swing once again. Here’s an upcoming lineup: May 1, 2:00 p.m.: ‘Nother Mother Brothers, at the Tipi (white geometric) anchor-out May 2, 3:30 p.m.: A Dock hosts Three Rivers and a short opening set by Gabriel Barkin May 15, 2:00 p.m.: Stephen...

Morley Singer Dies at 84

Dr. Morley Singer, who bought the floating home at the end of Issaquah Dock in July, 2018, passed away in February. Morley is survived by his sister, Gail Singer of Toronto, who now occupies the iconic flat-roofed home part-time. She recently wrote to her new neighbors, “the sad news is...

Emma’s Lego Mystery

Emma Stubbs of Issaquah Dock turned 30 in 2020. Surprisingly, she says she won’t remember it as “the pandemic birthday.” Instead, she’ll remember it as “the Lego houseboat birthday.” Here’s the story, as told by Emma: Let me start at the beginning… a month before my birthday, I began to...

Jerry Jampolsky Transitions

“Gerald ‘Jerry’ Jampolsky’s life story reads like the ultimate self-help book.” That’s how Marin Magazine introduced a profile of long-time Issaquah Dock resident Jerry Jampolsky and his wife Diane. Jerry passed away peacefully on December 29. Recently, Diane Cirincione-Jampolsky sent this message to friends and family: “At this time of...

Bouquets to Pam Bousquet

Recently, Rachelle Dorris of Issaquah Dock sent this notice to neighbors: A bright light on the dock went dark on Friday, with the passing of 32-year resident, Pam Bousquet. She resided with her longtime partner, Cornell Ross, who passed in June, at #38 Issaquah. Pam had been an Assistant District...