Mission Statement

Mission Statement of ISSAQUAH PRESS INC.


To produce economically sound newspapers that add to the identity and pride of the communities they serve, record the history of the town and its people, and make a difference in the quality of life for the residents and merchants. Issaquah Press Inc. is dedicated to the belief that a strong community newspaper is essential to a strong community.


By promoting readership of the community’s current events and issues, thereby fostering better citizenship. By promoting readership of local advertising, thereby fostering a healthy economic environment.

By providing a news publication that adheres to high ethical and professional standards and focuses primarily on those events occurring within the circulation area of the newspaper. News will be objective, well written, well edited, sensitive, enlightening, challenging and useful. The newspapers will also act as a community forum for opinion, and will give high priority to celebrating the achievements of its readers.

By providing total market coverage of the newspapers to enable the local businesses to reach the buying public, and by making the newspaper available at highly accessible newsstands throughout the circulation area.

By providing advertisers with a high-readership product, good service, creative advertising layouts, quality printing, and advertising opportunities that generate high return on the investment.

By providing web sites that provide news archives and community resources.

By creating a challenging workplace for employees who are interested in growing in experience and professional skills. That workplace will foster good co-worker relations, will recognize outstanding contributions by employees and will encourage all to participate in creating news products that are a source of pride to the community and the company.

By encouraging community service among employees, recognizing that the more they are involved with the community, the better they will be able to understand and serve it.

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