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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...