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...

The Spit – Gardening on the Edge

GARDENING ON THE SPIT—I guess I should start by saying the Hunter Clan has always loved gardening. My own love of gardening is constrained by living on a dock—Issaquah—where I’m limited to container gardening. There are only so many potted plants one can have, even when neighbors give up valuable...

Our Voices Have Been Heard

Earlier this week, over at Waldo Point Harbor, we saw the notice that Aquamaster, a toxic herbicide produced by Monsanto, was about to be sprayed around our beautiful bay. Issaquah dock reps Ali Johnston and myself (Sandy Harford) quickly put the word out to our dock mates that they just might want to weigh in on this issue. It’s well...

Perfect Storm Sinks Two Boats

  A powerful storm with strong winds from an unusual direction spelled misfortune for two floating homes on Thursday, April 6. Overnight, at more than a five-foot tide, #62 Issaquah began taking on water and listing northward toward its neighbor. And Dianne Moyer awoke to three feet of water and the sinking of her...