About The Issaquah Press


Issaquah Press Inc. has been an affiliate of the local Seattle Times Company since July 1, 1995. The flagship newspaper, The Issaquah Press, is the oldest newspaper on the Eastside, now in its 112th year of continuous publication.

The newspaper group includes The Issaquah Press, founded in 1900; Sammamish Review, a weekly founded in 1992; SnoValley Star, a weekly founded in 2008; and Newcastle News, a monthly since 1999. The newspapers are editorially autonomous from any other Seattle Times publications.

IPI also publishes Issaquah Living and Sammamish Scene magazines, and proud publisher of the award-winning ‘Ohfishal’ Salmon Days Festival Program.

The staff for all four newspapers is headquartered in historic downtown Issaquah. Each newspaper has its own editorial team of professional journalists but shares advertising and administrative staff. The papers are printed at Rotary Offset Press in Kent.

Issaquah Press Inc. newspaper group employs 25 full-time employees, 4 part-time employees, and about 40 independent carriers to publish and deliver your weekly issue.

The Issaquah Press is delivered to nearly 15,000 homes each week. It is a “voluntary pay” newspaper and about 3,000 homes choose to pay to subscribe.

In-county subscriptions are $30/year or single copies are 75¢ each.

Old issues dating back to 1907 are available at the office for research, or online back issues since 1996.

The newspaper group has been led by Publisher/VP Debbie Berto for more than 35 years.

The newspaper is its own corporation and is editorially autonomous from any other Seattle Times publications.