Connections News.

Connections News is a monthly community newspaper written mostly by volunteer-resident writers; edited and published by Issaquah Highlands Council.

About Connections: By Community, for Community

Connections News is a monthly community newspaper written mostly by volunteer-resident writers, edited and published by Issaquah Highlands Council. Connections helps Highlands Council fulfill its mission to develop a vibrant and caring community committed to service, diversity, stewardship and well-being.

Join the Connections Team

Highlands Council is always looking for volunteer contributing writers, photographers and graphic designers. For more information, contact Nina Milligan, Communications Manager, at nina.m@ihcouncil.org .

NEW! Submit an Announcement for “Milestones”

See your announcements published in the new life “Milestones” section of Connections. We accept birth/adoption, graduation, marriage, obituary and culturally-recognized life milestone announcements for Issaquah Highlands residents only. See submission form and guidelines.

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Current Issue

About the Cover

Resident Shubha Tirumale took the portraits of the IHCA staff that you see inside this issue, one of which made this month’s cover. This shot was taken at the bridge between Dahlia Park and North Pond, a favorite photo location.

Advertising Information

Connections is printed and distributed monthly, free of charge, to every address in Issaquah Highlands (residences and businesses). We also distribute through local gathering spaces, such as coffee shops and the Metro Park and Ride. Circulation: Approximately 4,500

Display ad pricing: starting at $75/month.
(Discounts available for 3, 6 and 12 month contracts. Online advertising is also available.)

Issaquah Highlands Ad Packet-2017
Issaquah Highlands Ad Contract-form-2017
IH Sponsor/Ads Program-2017
Advertising Policies and Standards 2016

For more information, please contact Nina Milligan, Communications Manager at Highlands Council, at nina.m@ihcouncil.org.

2017 Connections Editorial Calendar

January 2017: Annual “Year in Review”, Volunteer of the Months 2016 – February 2017: Development Update – March 2017: Volunteer of the Year, Community Survey – April 2017: Living Green, IHCA Budget – May 2017: Fun Things To Do, Gardening, IHCA BOD Roster of Candidates  – June 2017: Parks and Trails, Graduation Announcements – July 2017: IHCA 2nd Annual Report – August 2017: Highlands Day – September 2017: Clubs and Groups, November Local Elections – October 2017: Emergency Preparedness, Halloween, Diwali – November 2017: Veteran’s Day, Autumn Colors, Photo Contest – December 2017: What’s coming in 2018, Holidays in the Highlands

Connections Terms & Policies

Opinions expressed either by paid advertisers or editorial content do not necessarily reflect the views of Highlands Council or this newspaper.

Highlands Council reserves the right to accept or refuse submissions, and to edit content. We also reserve the right to refuse advertising or content that in our opinion does not reflect the standards of this paper.