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Tuesday, March 3, 2015 -- 6:00 am
Metro offers service between Issaquah Highlands and Snoqualmie
Sammamish Review - NEW -- 6 a.m. March 3, 2015 King County Metro is now offering customized shuttle service to the Issaquah Highlands and Snoqualmie Valley. The move is in keeping with an initiative started by King County Executive Dow Constantine to offer more transit options in King County. "We're doing more than ever to customize services to […] Read more...
Monday, March 2, 2015 -- 6:00 am
County board supports raising age to purchase tobacco, vapor products
Sammamish Review - NEW -- 6 a.m. March 2, 2015 The King County Board of Health has given its unanimous approval to a resolution, sponsored by board member Rod Dembowski, calling on the Washington State Legislature to pass legislation proposed by state Attorney General Bob Ferguson to increase the legal purchase age for tobacco and vapor products from 18 […] Read more...
Sunday, March 1, 2015 -- 6:00 am
IHOP offers free pancakes Tuesday
Sammamish Review - NEW -- 6 a.m. March 1, 2015 IHOP restaurants are celebrating the 10th anniversary of National Pancake Day on March 3 by offering one free short stack of buttermilk pancakes. In return, guests are asked to pay it forward by making a voluntary donation to their local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Shriners Hospital for Children, […] Read more...
Saturday, February 28, 2015 -- 6:00 am
State fair hosts 'Oh Say Can You Sing' anthem contest
Sammamish Review - NEW -- 6 a.m. Feb. 28, 2015 The Washington State Fair presents the "Oh Say Can You Sing" contest where the winner gets to sing the national anthem as an opening for such acts as Keith Urban or "Weird Al" Yankovic. Video entries are due by March 2. Vocal and instrumental entries will be accepted. […] Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 6:00 am
Free teen dating workshop is Feb. 28
Sammamish Review - In honor of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month there is "Hanging Out Without Getting Hung Up: Getting The Relationships We Want," a free workshop for teens and parents, from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Sammamish Teen Center, 825 228th Ave. S.E. Expert facilitators from Lifewire, CrossPath Counseling and Athletes for Kids will cover: When does caring […] Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 6:00 am
Seattle International Film Festival comes to Issaquah this weekend
Sammamish Review - NEW -- 6 a.m. Feb. 26, 2015 Billed as the largest film festival in the United States, the Seattle International Film Festival is joining forces with the Issaquah Arts Commission to present the second Issaquah International Film Festival. The festival returns Feb. 28 and March 1 at Cinebarre Issaquah 8, 1490 11th Ave., NW. Admission […] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 6:04 pm
Klahanie annexation: What's in it for Sammamish?
Sammamish Review - In the end, the residents of the Klahanie area will decide for themselves whether they want to annex their area to Sammamish and become part of the city. The Sammamish City Council voted unanimously Feb. 3 to put the annexation question before Klahanie-area residents on a special ballot April 28.   In the meantime, City […] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 6:02 pm
Matt Iwicki makes history for Eastside Catholic wrestling program
Sammamish Review - Matt Iwicki is no stranger to the pressures of the Mat Classic state wrestling tournament, and he knows both the highs and the lows the season-ending event can bring. Two years ago, Iwicki was at the top, capturing a Class 3A state title at 120 pounds for Eastside Catholic High School. But last winter, he […] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 6:02 pm
Council cries 'foul' over county trail plans
Sammamish Review - While much of the Sammamish City Council has sounded a figurative call to arms against King County over the construction of the East Lake Sammamish Trail, Mayor Tom Vance said there might be reason for those angry with the county to stand down. The county recently released design work for Southern Sammamish Segment A of […] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 6:02 pm
Editorial -- It's your city; get involved in decisions
Sammamish Review - People are upset about the East Lake Sammamish Trail. And about subdivisions being built or considered. Trees have been cut down for no reason, some people say. The trail is too wide in spots for no reason, some people say. City officials have spoken to county officials, and now people say those county officials aren't […] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 6:01 pm
Question of the Week -- getting involved in your city
Sammamish Review - Getting involved in your city is important. What would make you attend more public hearings about various issues? Do you already attend them? If so, why? If not, why not? Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 6:00 pm
Career path focus helps Eastlake DECA club prosper
Sammamish Review - For many of the Eastlake High School students attending next month's state DECA competition, the experience will be about much more than winning or losing. One of the main purposes of the event, March 5-7 in Bellevue, is to make connections and spark a future in the business world, whether a student is interested in […] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 6:00 pm
Council wants city staff to study controversial 42nd Street barricade
Sammamish Review - Before what was by all accounts a packed house, the Sammamish City Council voted 5-1 on Feb. 17 to leave intact the long-standing barricade on Northeast 42nd Street. Essentially an oversized gate that stretches across the roadway, the barricade is opened only for emergency vehicles. The council also moved, Mayor Tom Vance said, to ask […] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 6:00 pm
Letters to the Editor -- week of Feb. 25, 2015
Sammamish Review - Support local events when they happen On Tuesday evening, Feb. 17, the Sammamish Arts Commission sponsored an incredible chamber music concert by the group Simple Measures. The program was very poorly attended. I'm sure there are a lot of people in Sammamish who enjoy classical music. It is inconceivable to me that people will drive to […] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 6:00 pm
Irving Levin
Sammamish Review - Irving Levin, age 90, passed away at Overlake Hospital surrounded by his family. Graveside service was Feb. 20 at Lower Hillside Cemetery, Issaquah. See the online guestbook at www.flintofts.com. Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 6:00 pm
Eastlake's Jackson Berman picks up slack in swimming; Skyline misses podium
Sammamish Review - The Eastlake High School boys swim and dive team did something Feb. 20-21 that it hadn't done in four years. It got into the King County Aquatic Center pool without All-American swimmer Ed Kim. Kim, now a freshman at Harvard University, tied a state record last year when, as an Eastlake senior, he captured the […] Read more...
Monday, February 23, 2015 -- 4:00 pm
Would you like to help with affordable housing by serving on a citizen advisory board?
City of Sammamish News - Please put your name in for consideration as ARCH (A Regional Coalition for Housing) selects candidates for it's Citizen Advisory Board (CAB). For more details, click on the link below: Read more...
Monday, February 23, 2015 -- 6:00 am
Metro Transit seeks input for long-range plans
Sammamish Review - NEW -- 6 a.m. Feb. 23, 2015 King County Metro wants public input as it launches an intensive long-range planning effort that will help determine what regional transit service will look like in 25 years. With the region's population expected to increase by 30 percent over the next two decades, this will be Metro's most […] Read more...
Sunday, February 22, 2015 -- 4:00 pm
2015-2016 Sammamish Youth Board Application is open
City of Sammamish News - Ever feel like there's nothing to do here in Sammamish? Feel like your ideas are not being heard? Well here is your chance to make a difference. The Sammamish Youth Board is currently seeking teens that have the drive to make change in Sammamish. We are now looking for applicants for the 2015-2016 school year. The board looks for teens that have creative input and have the follow-through to make their ideas heard. Applicants should be interested in interacting with city officials, planning events for youth and helping make decisions that will affect the future of the city of Sammamish. Read more...
Sunday, February 22, 2015 -- 4:00 pm
Feb. 28 deadline for student video contest
City of Sammamish News - The Drug Free Community Coalition is sponsoring the "Third Annual Influence the Choice" student video contest. The contest is open to all students in grades 6 through 12 who live within the Issaquah School District boundaries. For more information, click on the link below. Read more...




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