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Issaquah Highlands First Families

First Families

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These three families moved into the very first homes in Issaquah Highlands in 1998, located on Jade Street. This year, they celebrate 20 years as residents! Read their unique stories below. House #1: The Pilapils When Edwin and Maria Teresa Pilapil visited the then new Issaquah Highlands community, intrigued by...
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Issaquah Highlands 20 Years

Settlers: The Highlands Early Residents

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Grand Ridge is the oldest of the Issaquah Alps, overlooking the valley and Lake Sammamish from its location north of the highway. It was mostly forested trails, very popular with mountain bikers, but also partly gravel mine. Most of it, 2,200 acres, was owned by Port Blakely, a timber company....
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