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TABLE OF CONTENTS Welcome: Tales to Tell ............2 About Issaquah.......................4 Darigold..................................6 Flintoft’s Funeral Home ..........8 Hammond Ashley Violins......10 Salmon Days ................ 11 & 12 Eastside Baby Corner ...........14 Chinoise................................16 BooginHead .........................18 Purple Trail ............................19 NaturoMedica.......................20 Leading the Way...................22

Issaquah is home to the most visited fish hatchery in the state of Washington. But here in Issaquah, we tell more than fish tales.    Our geographic location, history, businesses, and residents create a unique cultural blend that truly sets Issaquah apart from other cities not only on the Eastside, but in the entire state.  The Issaquah Business Insider introduces you to some of the many fascinating businesses that help create Issaquah’s vibrant commercial core - the heart and soul of the community. At the Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce we make it a point to know our business community better than anyone else. We strive to build relationships with local business leaders, to understand their business, and to connect them with other businesses and customers.  Now we want to share what we know with you.  After all, if you knew more about the interesting businesses and business leaders in Issaquah wouldn’t you want to visit, say hello, and get to know them better yourself?  We are extremely proud of our business community.  We hope this publication and these stories make you feel the same.

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Issaquah is a vibrant, growing community nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. The Issaquah area was first called Squak, a Native American name that referred to the calls and squawks of the many water birds which frequented the boggy land, swamps, and creeks of the valley. Several years later, the citizens changed the town’s name to Gilman,

after Daniel Gilman, who was responsible for bringing the railroad to the area. Gilman was incorporated in April 1892. In 1899, the Washington State Legislature changed the City’s name to Issaquah. Much of Issaquah’s growth has occurred since 1990, thanks to annexations and a housing boom led by construction in the Issaquah Highlands and Talus

urban villages. Combined, these urban villages will include almost 5,000 housing units when building is complete.  Issaquah encompasses about 12.49 square miles and is home to 36,030 people. In the future, growth will continue as Issaquah accommodates a state-mandated target of an additional 3,916 housing units and 17,517 jobs by 2031.

Not just Fish Tales… | MANY WONDERFUL STORIES TO TELL… This publications purpose is to introduce our readers to handful of wonderful stories to share in each issue. Fascinating people and businesses that you pass by every day, but may not know much about.. Note that we will always be looking for more to share, so feel free to drop us line. Perhaps your story will be in our next issue. info@issaquahchamber.com www.issaquahchamber.com |


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SPOTLIGHT ON THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY Roots That Were Planted More Than 100 Years Ago DARIGOLD The predecessor of Darigold, Inc., the United Dairymen’s Association (UDA), was formed in 1918 in an attempt to address some of the difficulties inherent in the industry. One of the challenges facing the dairy industry involved maintaining an equilibrium between supply and demand. Although cows produced milk at a consistent rate, the dairy market was not as predictable. When demand declined, dairy farmers were often saddled with surplus milk. With nowhere to sell the excess milk once the market was sated, the dairy farmer’s only option was to wait for demand to increase. Consequently, five dairy cooperatives in the Pacific Northwest banded together to form the UDA. As part of this effort to reinforce the dairy farmer’s ownership of the Darigold brand, the NDA, in 1989, changed its name to Darigold Farms, finally bringing the Darigold

brand name and the Darigold dairy farmers together officially. A 130-foot wall mural depicts dairy production at a time when barges on Lake Sammamish transported 10-gallon milk cans. Darigold Creamery has churned its way into this city’s history as a lasting reminder of the cow country that once existed here. “Any town that has a dairy plant . . . I thought was just great,” said Ryan, president of Main Street Issaquah, a downtownrevitalization committee. “It signified a sense of place, a pride of place.” That pride led to the wall-mural project in 1995 in which three artists were commissioned to paint the scene. Darigold in Issaquah now churns out such products as butter, sweet cream, sour cream, cottage cheese and yogurt. Darigold plants in other local cities produce milk. Although more than 20,000 drivers pass by each day on Front Street, most know little about the dairy’s history or what happens

behind the yellow walls. And while residents see the finished products of this butter and cheese factory on their dinner tables, few know how much work it takes to get there. The plant, as sterile as a hospital, has a labyrinth of overhead metal pipes that carry milk from tanks into various rooms and conveyor belts that shuffle along cubed butter and containers of yogurt. About 100 employees, wearing hair and beard nets, keep the plant going 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Even the trucks don’t stop; 20 to 30 tankers roll in each day, Portmann said. Darigold is more than just a butter and cheese factory. It whips up a team of volunteers during community events, such as the annual Salmon Days festival. Creamery workers lug out hundreds of milk crates for people to watch the parade inch down Front Street. Darigold also sponsors a “trout pond” at the festival where kids can fish for free.

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Butter: 400,000 pounds a day. Yogurt: 40,000 pounds a day. Cottage cheese: 45,000 pounds a day. Regular sour cream: 35,000 pounds a day. Nonfat sour cream: 19,000 pounds twice weekly. Condensed sweet cream: 175,000 pounds a week. One churn produces 14,500 pounds of butter an hour; the other produces 8,000 pounds an hour. Product cooler room: 10,000 square feet. Butter cooler: 11,700 square feet. Photo credit to the Issaquah History Museum.

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hadn’t really thought about selling until asked, her husband had died just a few years before and her FLINTOFT’S sons were now grown. She sold In 1934, James William Flintoft to the Flintofts, moved to Washington state. He who opened their worked for Clark, Rafferty and Putnam, business on April a funeral home in Seattle, for several 12, 1938. years. While living in Seattle, he met The population Alberta Zulauf. They married in 1935. of Issaquah at Within a few years, the Flintofts that time was decided to relocate to a smaller 800 people. The town. They considered Edmonds and rapid growth Enumclaw, but ultimately selected made possible by Issaquah. At that time, Issaquah’s Miss Issaquah Sharon Weiss, at left, Issaquah Homecoming Queen Highway 10 and long-time coroner and undertaker, Laura Shunk, in middle, and Mayor Bill Flintoft, at the ceremonies for the floating bridge named Fisher, was selling his business. the dedication of the Park Boulevard Bridge, 1970. would not begin Fisher made a handshake deal with Bill for a few more Flintoft, agreeing to sell the business mayoral terms. Up until the tenure years. Issaquah was known for being to him. The Flintofts had already made of Ava Frisinger, he was the longesttightly-knit, but the Flintofts quickly all the arrangements for their move serving mayor of Issaquah. made themselves when they found that Skip Rowley describes Flintoft as part of the Fisher had sold to a “one of the smartest men I think I community’s fabric. Seattle funeral home The Flintoft have ever met.” Flintoft had the ability Bill Flintoft instead. Undeterred, family continues also to “get other people to make things served as a they decided to stay happen.” According to Rowley, “if councilman for seven in Issaquah and take to run the you didn’t know any better, you would years. On July 17, their chances running business today 1958, Mayor Alting R. think that he wasn’t as smart… And Bill a second funeral loved it when somebody would think “Buck” Lee resigned home. as caring and that.” from his post. As Alberta Flintoft committed Flintoft died on December 14, 1971, senior council chose the site of at only 63 years of age. His memorial member, Flintoft Flintoft’s Funeral members of the was held at Flintoft’s Funeral Home. was designated Home. She noticed community. The Flintoft family continues to run Mayor Pro-Tem. The a graceful house on the business today as caring and following week, he Mill Street (today’s committed members of the community was officially elected Sunset Way) where - just like Bill. by the other council members to serve the Hobbs family lived, knocked on the remainder of Lee’s unexpired term. the door, and asked if the occupants Flintoft was re-elected to three more wished to sell. Although Harriet Hobbs

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HAMMOND ASHLEY VIOLINS Hammond Ashley Violins believes in the importance of a strong musical community at every scale- from the local to the global. We are committed to endeavors which help ensure the vitality and longevity of string programs of all kinds. Over the past forty years, our Seattle shop has supported professional, community and youth symphonies from all over Washington State. We invite you to visit our store where you will find a large selection of violins, violas, cellos, basses, their bows, and accessories. Our staff will provide you with personal attention answering

students. your questions about products and Hammond Ashley Violins has a service, assisting you with comparing passion for finding the best fit for each instruments and accessories, and of our clients. Because showing you our facilities. of a large inventory, In workshops, We are customers can select several instruments are instruments within their price professionally set up and committed adjusted to play easily to endeavors range and compare them. The store provides a relaxed and sound their best. which help and comfortable setting to Every instrument and bow ensure the audition selections. has been handpicked, Instruments can be setup, and then tested vitality and compared in our store and for playability and sound longevity taken home when musicians by us. Our workshops of string find what they are looking are able to provide onfor, taken out on an approval site adjustment, service, programs of period without commitment and warranty to the all kinds. to purchase. This allows time instruments we sell and to evaluate the instrument rent. We provide the at home and to obtain the best customer service opinion of colleagues or a private in the business, which is why most of instructor. our business comes from referrals by satisfied private teachers and their

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THE LARGEST TWO DAY FESTIVAL IN THE STATE Photo credit to the Issaquah History Museum.

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Issaquah’s Salmon Days festival was spawned in 1970, as a result of the Issaquah Chamber of Commerce’s search for a good replacement to the town’s once-popular but now aging Labor Day Festival. Earl Robertson, president of the Issaquah Chamber in 1970, suggested a salmon festival to spark new life into the community. The idea made sense: People were already trekking to Issaquah in the early fall to watch the salmon make their annual return to Issaquah Creek to spawn, why not throw a party to welcome the salmon home? The first festival, called simply the Salmon Festival (renamed Salmon Days in 1971), opened in downtown Issaquah under warm but smoggy skies on Saturday, October 3, 1970. It was a small event, taking place almost entirely on the hatchery grounds. The 1970 festival included the Kiwanis salmon barbeque, puppet shows, and a children’s parade complete with performances by J. P. Patches the clown. The Greater Issaquah Chamber had hoped for 10,000 people at the first festival, but 20,000 reportedly came. Still, the festival failed to reach people from out of town until 1980 when Salmon Days became a Seafair-sanctioned event. That brought Seafair clowns, pirates, and floats and more importantly, out of town visitors to the celebration. By 1980, in addition to the children’s parade, there was a Grande Parade.


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Salmon Days bloomed in popularity during the 1980s. Attendance grew from an optimistically estimated 65,000 at the 1980 festival to 150,000 at the 1988 festival. Staffed solely by volunteers for its first 15 years, during the 1980s the festival grew so large and so fast that in 1985 it joined the Northwest Festivals Association (a group that helps organizers plan and execute community festivals) and in 1987 hired its first paid festival director. By 1988 the Grande Parade had become such a big event that people complained that the parade was too long and also delayed the start of the Children’s Parade. The 1988 Grande Parade was memorable for another event. At the 1987 Salmon Days festival, bundles of standard-sized balloons marked “Issaquah Salmon Days” were released from Memorial Field. One of the balloons made it into the jet stream, where it flew halfway across the country before landing fully intact the next day in a field near Newman Grove, Nebraska, about 110 miles northwest of Omaha. A man working nearby found the balloon and took it home for his 2-year-old son. Curious as to what “Issaquah Salmon Days” meant, the family investigated, learned of the festival, and wrote the Issaquah Chamber of Commerce to tell them of the balloon’s journey. As a result, Pepsi-Cola (a festival sponsor at the time) flew the young family of three from their home in Nebraska to the 1988 Salmon Days festival, where they served as Grand Marshalls for the Grande Parade.

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Salmon Days Today Salmon Days regularly draws 150,000 to 200,000 visitors a year, bringing with it, an estimated $7.5 million dollars annually to the local community. The Kiwanis salmon barbeque remains a perennial favorite, as does the Grande Parade, which typically features more than 100 entries, including floats, clowns, marching bands, equestrian entries, school groups, and dance teams. This year the festival reported over 50

different food vendors, 300 arts and crafts vendors (and another 65 non-profit vendors), 36 musical bands play on three stages, a new Farmers Market with 30 produce booths, a family friendly entertainment and beer garden, free activities for children in the Field of Fun, and 5K run put on by the Rotary. Salmon Days has grown and it literally takes a village to put on the event. Salmon Days is now the largest community festival in the state and over 600 volunteers donate more than 12,000 hours of labor. www.issaquahchamber.com |


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event behind every order. It all comes down to the fact that PurpleTrail wants every customer to love your invitations and cards. Customers have many choices when searching for custom invitations, stationery, and gifts online, and they appreciate the opportunity to demonstrate how great their service is. These are not just another birthday party invitation, holiday card or baby shower invitation; it’s a special event and every client deserve the best.   PurpleTrail looks forward to helping create amazing invitations, stationery and gifts for all the special occasions in your life. A specialty retailer PurpleTrails offers custom stationery, gifts and décor in their flagship store. PurpleTrail celebrates creativity every day and helps customers personalize just about everything, from cards and invitations, to wall art, photo-books, apparel and more. They also offer an expertly curated collection of gifts, paperie, and craft items.  Additionally, PurpleTrail offers custom local printing,

personalization and embroidery services and serves as a FedEx office print & ship center. PurpleTrail is committed to giving back to local non-profit organizations and schools through their PurpleCoin for Causes program. They currently provide in-kind donations and discounts to groups such as the Issaquah Schools Foundation, Grand Ridge Elementary, Cougar Ridge Elementary and Issaquah Valley Elementary. The Issaquah showroom features hands-on design stations where customers can bring their creative visions to reality, as well as a workshop for classes and parties. PurpleTrail’s knowledgeable and friendly associates are always on hand to help customers create one-of-a-kind celebrations and gifts for weddings, graduations, birthdays, special occasions and holidays. PurpleTrail is sure to inspire and help express individual creativity with ease. All items can be ordered online or in store and picked up in as little as one day.




Physical Therapy Group

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Aquatic Therapy Back Care Balance Training Biomechanical Evaluation

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Gait Training

Back CareFall Prevention Balance Training

Fall Prevention

Stroke Rehabilitation

Spinal Rehabilitation Therapeutic Massage

Manual Therapy Orthotics Evaluation and Fitting Post-Surgical Rehabilitation Myofascial Release

Aquatic Therapy Neuromuscular Relaxation

Vestibular Rehabilitation Sports Therapy

and Rehabilitation

Quinn Thomas, PT, DPT,Training CKTP, CSCS | 425-391-5504Stroke Rehabilitation Lake Sammamish PT | retptgroup.com/lakesammamish

Biomechanical Evaluation Gait Training


Neuromuscular Relaxation Training

Manual Therapy

Orthotics Evaluation and Fitting

Therapeutic Massage

Spinal Rehabilitation

Vestibular Rehabilitation

Travis Reed, PT, DPT | 425-888-1156 Post-Surgical Rehabilitation North Bend PT | retptgroup.com/northbend

Rick Green PT, DPT, CHT | 425-434-9607 Snoqualmie PT on the Ridge | retptgroup.com/snoqualmie

Back Care

Quinn Thomas, PT, DPT, CKTP, CSCS | 425-391-5504 Lake Sammamish PT | retptgroup.com/lakesammamish Myofascial Release Travis Reed, PT, DPT | 425-888-1156 Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation North Bend PT | retptgroup.com/northbend NaturoMedica was founded in 2007 by three women physicians who each brought a part of their lives and experience into the foundation of the practice. Naomi Bryant ND, Tammy McInnis ND, and Jill Monster ND met during naturopathic medical school and discovered that they shared a similar vision of what the future of healthcare should be. The NaturoMedica clinic is the realization of their dream. The doctors believed that healthcare consumers were looking for highly personalized medicine that combined the best of natural and conventional healthcare in a warm and welcoming environment. Research was showing that the average patient-doctor interaction time had fallen steadily to six minutes and that a patient was speaking an average of 18 seconds before a doctor interrupted. The founders of NaturoMedica set out to create a unique medical model that was relationship based where patients could take a more participatory role in their healthcare.   New patients typically spend at least an hour-and-a-half with their doctor, carefully reviewing health concerns.  The doctors have a passion for treating each patient as an individual and focusing on the root cause of illness, rather than just treating symptoms. Over the years, NaturoMedica has grown to include more physicians as increasingly more patients are looking for individualized holistic healthcare.  In addition to Naturopathic primary care, the NaturoMedica clinic offers specialty services such as Intravenous (IV) Therapy, Acupuncture and Medical Esthetics. Dr. Monster and Dr. Bryant continue to practice medicine at NaturoMedica today.  Dr. McInnis is taking time off from her medical practice to travel the world and spend time with her grandchildren.

Balance Training Rick Green PT, DPT, CHT | 425-434-9607 Snoqualmie PT on the Ridge | retptgroup.com/snoqualmie Neuromuscular Relaxation Training Stroke Rehabilitation Biomechanical Evaluation Orthotics Evaluation and Fitting Therapeutic Massage Gait Training Post-Surgical Rehabilitation Vestibular Rehabilitation Fall Prevention Quinn Sundvall, PT, DPT, CKTP, CSCS | 425-391-5504 Lake Sammamish PT | retptgroup.com/lakesammamish Travis Reed, PT, DPT | 425-888-1156 North Bend PT | retptgroup.com/northbend Rick Green PT, DPT, CHT | 425-434-9607 Snoqualmie PT on the Ridge | retptgroup.com/snoqualmie 2010414

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Proliance Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine proudly welcomes you to our state-ofthe art facilities in, Issaquah, Bellevue and Redmond.

Clayton B. Brandes, M.D. James D. Bruckner, M.D. Thomas H. Castle, M.D. Thomas D. Chi, M.D. Jonah B. Hulst, M.D. Jeremy A. Idjadi, M.D. Todd E. Jackman, M.D. Gregory A. Komenda, M.D. Grant R. Lohse, M.D. Peter R. Mandt, M.D. Silas T. Marshall, M.D. Dayne T. Mickelson, M.D. Tyler J. Nathe, M.D. Ash C. Patel, M.D. Steven S. Ratcliffe, M.D. Matthew J. Robon, M.D. Michael J. Sailer, M.D. Trevor P. Scott, M.D.

Proliance Highlands Medical Center 510 8th Ave NE, Suite 200 Issaquah, WA 98029 (425) 392-3030 Overlake Medical Pavilion 1231 116th Ave NE, Suite 750 Bellevue, WA 98004 (425) 455-3600 Swedish Medical Center 18100 NE Union Hill Road, Suite 330 Redmond, WA 98052 (425) 392-3030 Orthopaedic Clinic Physical Therapy MRI Ambulatory Surger Center


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The premier providers of orthopaedic services on the greater Eastside since 1983


Community Partner

 (51 plus FTE) Annual Investment $850

Support the Chamber’s Community Outreach programs as a Corporate Member. Community Partners Benefits available at Corporate Member level plus • Two Table Toppers • Four E-blasts • Marketing to New Residents • Business University • Up to 500 Discount Prescription Cards

Corporate Member (50 and under FTE) Annual Investment $465 • • • • • • • •

24/7 Referral Enhanced Business Listing Unlimited Job Postings, News Releases and Hot Deals Marketing via Newsletter and Social Media Free use of Tools for Business Exclusive Member Discounts Voice in the Community Voice and Voting Privilege in Chamber

Our belief is that the health of the business community and that of the larger community in which we live, are inextricable. And, our work is central to the success of the community.

Chairman’s Circle

We connect you with the people and the  information you need. 

Annual Investment $7,000 plus

Advocating for your business interests at the  local, state and federal levels. 

Committed to the economic vitality of the region, being the catalyst for business growth. Benefits available at all levels plus • Photo Deck on Chamber homepage • Hyper Link on E-blasts • Sponsorship of Tools for Success • Recognition at all Chamber Luncheons • Sponsorship of Community Awards and Great Careers Day • Name on Chamber Letterhead

Civic Leader

 Annual Investment  $2,500

 Leading the way in Growth, Leadership and  Community. Benefits at Community Partner and Corporate levels plus • Monthly EͲblast • Banner Ad on Chamber Website  • Business Bio on Sponsor Page • Sponsorship Page Listing and Hyper Link • Sponsor Recognition on Weekly EͲNews • Video Spotlight & Free Use of Video



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CARING FOR OUR NEIGHBORS MEANS ACTUALLY BEING IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD. Our primary care clinics offer same-day appointments and are conveniently located throughout the Eastside. With today’s busy schedules we know it can be difficult to find time to see the doctor, that’s why we designed our clinics to


minimize your wait time and get you back to your day.



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Overlake’s Active Senior Fair received Washington State Hospital Association’s 2017 Community Health Leadership Award.


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