Connections News

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.

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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.
Print circulation: Over 4,500
Advertising monthly deadline: The First Friday one month preceding the publication month. (The deadline moves up to the day before, if the First Friday is a holiday.)

Display ad pricing: starting at $150/month.
(Discounts available for 3, 6 and 12 month contracts. Online links are also available to print advertisers.)

Issaquah Highlands Ad/Media Packet 2020

Issaquah Highlands Ad Contract 2020 FORM

Issaquah Highlands Sponsor-Packet-2020

Issaquah Highlands Sponsorship Contract FORM 2020

Advertising Policies and Standards

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

2020 Connections Editorial Calendar

January: Lunar New Year – February: TBD – March: Development Update – April: Living Green, IHCA Budget – May: Parks and Trails  – June: Graduation Announcements – July: IHCA Annual Report – August: Highlands Day – September: National Good Neighbor Day – October: Emergency Preparedness – November: Thanks and Giving – December:  Holidays in the Highlands

subject to change

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.

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Current Issue

About this Issue: These beautiful gift-wrapping ideas were designed and created by feature writer, resident and volunteer Aline Bloch. Aline shows us in this month’s feature story how we can make this holiday greener through gift wrapping and decor ideas. The photo was composed and produced at Blakely Hall by Highlands Council photographer, and resident, Julie Clegg.

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