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Tuesday, July 29, 2014 -- 10:43 am
New rules could help with runoff in Sammamish
Sammamish Review - July 29, 10:43 a.m. A change in stormwater rules will make more new homes subject to a review process that could reduce the impact new homes have on existing neighbors. The Sammamish City Council enacted the regulations July 15 with a unanimous vote. The rules specifically target the Inglewood neighborhood, said Laura Philpot, the city's […] Read more...
Monday, July 28, 2014 -- 5:00 pm
Evans Creek Preserve Phase II: Sahalee Parking Lot Improvements and Trail Connection Update
City of Sammamish News - It is anticipated that the new trail connecting Evans Creek Preserve to Sahalee Way NE and the renovated Overlook Parking Lot will be open to the public in early August. The parking lot is still under construction with site furniture being installed the week of July 28th and safety railing being installed the week of August 4th. The new trail and parking lot area are considered construction work zones and not open to the public. Once the safety railing is installed the trail and parking lot will be opened. Thank you for your patience as we finish up the last remaining items within the parking lot. We are all looking forward to the trail and parking lot opening and will update the Evans Creek Preserve webpage regularly as construction wraps up. For further updates please visit https://www.sammamish.us/departments/parksandrec/projects/EvansCreekPreserve.aspx If you have any questions, please contact Kellye Hilde at 425-295-0582 or khilde@sammamish.us. Read more...
Monday, July 28, 2014 -- 1:13 pm
3 vie for District Court judgeship
Sammamish Review - A trio of part-time judges is competing to fill an open seat on King County District Court. Judge Linda Jacke has announced her retirement in the Northeast Division, which serves a large swath of the eastside stretching from Lake Washington in the west to the county line in the east, and from Newcastle and areas […] Read more...
Monday, July 28, 2014 -- 1:03 pm
Father-daughter duo donate time and supplies to Fiji
Sammamish Review - Hot showers and cold drinks are among the things John and Emily Ball have in abundance at home that they didn't have during a two-week stay in Fiji. John Ball, a Sammamish resident and Microsoft employee, and his daughter, an Eastlake High School senior-to-be, traveled to the South Pacific island nation last month. They were […] Read more...
Friday, July 25, 2014 -- 11:13 am
Eastlake, Skyline hoops programs moving forward with new leadership
Sammamish Review - The Skyline High School boys basketball program has reached the state tournament twice in its 17 seasons of existence, something Bill McIntyre will be looking to change as he takes over as head coach for the 2014-15 season. McIntyre was hired this spring after former coach Maui Borden's contract wasn't renewed. Borden had a 13-24 […] Read more...
Friday, July 25, 2014 -- 11:08 am
Wolves' football success translating into youth camp growth
Sammamish Review - The old cliché that success breeds success couldn't be more true for Eastlake High School's football program and head coach Don Bartel. After Bartel arrived at Eastlake, last summer's True Champions Camp, a four-day event for boys in grades 2-8, tripled in size. The Wolves followed up in the fall with one of the best […] Read more...
Friday, July 25, 2014 -- 10:07 am
Pine Lake Garden Club hosting annual tour
Sammamish Review - The Pine Lake Garden Club will be hosting its annual garden tour Aug. 9 at six area homes. The tour runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at five homes in Sammamish and one in Issaquah. Tickets are available on the day of the event only, at the John L. Scott real estate office, 718 […] Read more...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 -- 5:00 pm
7/24 Concert Cancelled
City of Sammamish News - Due to heavy rain yesterday and continuing rain today, the Concert in the Park scheduled for 7/24/14 has been cancelled. Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 5:00 pm
Sammamish Nights! Buy your tickets now!
City of Sammamish News - Food, wine and spirits! What more could you ask for on a warm and elegant summer evening in Sammamish? Okay. How about art, live music and the company of your neighbors during "Sammamish Nights," the most stylish "adults only" event in the city? Staged by the Sammamish Chamber of Commerce, this special evening runs from 6:30 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, at the Sammamish Commons. Among other things, it will feature the music of the Brickhouse Show Band, an "art walk" put on by the Sammamish Arts Fair artists, and, more than likely, a beautiful sunset! Buy your tickets today at http://sammamishchamber.org. Read more...
Monday, July 21, 2014 -- 5:00 pm
Wednesday's Farmers Market will feature symphony music!
City of Sammamish News - Rain or Shine the Sammamish Farmers Market is here for you! This week we have a new farmer, Guerrero Farms will be bringing peaches and all manner of orchard fruit. Pick up some farm fresh eggs and veggies to complete your meal. Seasonal produce is the healthiest, so give your family that special shot of goodness. Other attractions: --Story time with the Sammamish Library. Theme for Story time and Kids Activity: Fruit. --The Bookmobile Van will be parked at the Market. --Music by the Sammamish Symphony. --Check in at the Info Booth for a game to play at the Market. Your Sammamish Farmers Market - always a fun gathering spot! Meet us there between 4 and 8 PM for dinner! Read more...
Sunday, July 20, 2014 -- 2:51 pm
Lawyer-turned-author Gullette finding joy in sci-fi series
Sammamish Review - New: July 20, 2:51 p.m. Rob Gullette has the same pursuits as many of his fellow retirees: He enjoys playing golf, visiting with his grandchildren and spending the winter months in a warmer climate. But Gullette, 67, who has lived in Sammamish since 1988, also keeps busy in nontraditional fashion. He's the author of the […] Read more...
Saturday, July 19, 2014 -- 11:18 am
Quidditch makes young 'Potter' fans dance at library
Sammamish Review - New: July 19, 11:18 a.m. Sara Jensen's job is to get children interested in reading, and she found an effective book series to accomplish that task. Dozens of children have been coming to the Sammamish Library since January, when Jensen, a children's services librarian, began leading a book club on the "Harry Potter" saga. About […] Read more...
Friday, July 18, 2014 -- 3:17 pm
King County has world's highest survival rate for cardiac arrest
Sammamish Review - New: July 18, 3:17 p.m. Someone who has a cardiac arrest in King County has a greater chance of survival than anyone else in the world, according the latest analysis by county officials. The survival rate for cardiac arrest in King County hit an all-time high of 62 percent in 2013. By comparison, the cardiac […] Read more...
Friday, July 18, 2014 -- 2:05 pm
"Science Magic" show at City Hall
Sammamish Review - Full story available at Sammamish Review Read more...
Thursday, July 17, 2014 -- 1:20 pm
Kokanee salmon recovering, not yet safe
Sammamish Review - New: July 17, 1:24 p.m. Local groups have been working to save the Lake Sammamish kokanee salmon, and while the news over the past few years isn't tremendously better, it is less bad. "We're doing better, but it's still verging on extinction," said David St. John of the King County Department of Natural Resources during […] Read more...
Thursday, July 17, 2014 -- 1:09 pm
Movie bargains / outdoor screenings
Seattle Times - ... plays this week in the "Movies at Marymoor Park" series on Wednesday. Movie at dusk, Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond; $5 preferred seating. It plays this week in the "Outdoor Movies at Magnuson Park" series on Thursday. ... Read more...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 -- 1:19 pm
Big Rock Park plan approved
Sammamish Review - New: July 16, 1:19 p.m. Big Rock Park might be getting some elevated walkways, but that will likely be for another City Council to decide. The council unanimously approved a master plan for the park July 8. Most of the park's amenities were uncontroversial, and went through without any discussion. However, councilmembers voted on four […] Read more...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 -- 10:58 am
Kokanee work group doing important work
Sammamish Review - The Lake Sammamish Kokanee Work Group is one of those little committees that government seems to form all the time. Typically, these sorts of bodies get together, author an important-sounding report and disband. The report gathers dust, and nothing actually happens. This one is different. The kokanee work group has certainly done its share of […] Read more...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 -- 10:47 am
Calendar July 16
Sammamish Review - Volunteer at Sammamish Landing. Help restore the shoreline and remove invasive plants from 9 a.m. to noon July 19 at Sammamish Landing Park. Register at www.cedarriver.org/events. Sammamish Walks features a children's walk through Big Rock park from 10 a.m. to noon July 19. For details and to register, visit www.sammamish.us/events/Default.aspx?ID=3181. Wooden O Shakes-peare presents 'Julius […] Read more...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 -- 5:00 pm
Hearing Examner Services Request for Proposals
City of Sammamish News - The City of Sammamish is seeking proposals for on-call Hearing Examiner Services. Please see the document below for additional information or contact Melonie Anderson, City Clerk at manderson@sammamish.us. Read more...




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