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Wednesday, September 2, 2015 -- 3:21 pm
Rachel DePencier aims for breakout season with EC volleyball
Sammamish Review - NEW -- 3:20 p.m., Sept. 2, 2015 Being tall certainly helps on the volleyball court, but for players who don't have the genetic gift of size, there are ways to compensate. Eastside Catholic High School junior Rachel DePencier has had to learn to be smarter and stronger. The 5-foot-8 outside hitter, who's entering her first […] Read more...
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 -- 1:57 pm
Author Scott Wyatt tackles social justice again in 'Thompson Road'
Sammamish Review - NEW -- 1:55 p.m., Sept. 2, 2015 Scott Wyatt has spent nearly four decades in the legal arena dealing with social justice issues, and that work ties in closely with his relatively new passion as a writer. The Sammamish resident has written three novels and is working on a fourth, and the settings in each […] Read more...
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 -- 6:00 am
'You Matter' is message of local teens supporting National Suicide Prevention Day
Sammamish Review - NEW -- 6 a.m. Sept. 2, 2015 According to the Washington State Department of Health, between two and three youths ages 15-24 commit suicide every week in Washington state. "The last three years have been some of the hardest years of my ministry when we saw several young people take their lives," Nick Pringle, pastor […] Read more...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 -- 5:00 pm
Mayors' Day of Concern food drive is on Sept. 19
City of Sammamish News - A number of mayors in the region, including Sammamish Mayor Tom Vance, will lend their support to a vital food drive on Sept. 19. The initiative, known as the "Mayors' Day of Concern" food drive, asks shoppers to purchase appropriate food items in a grocery store and then immediately drop them off with volunteers as they exit the store. Participating stores on the plateau include Safeway, the Issaquah-Pine Lake Road QFC, and the Klahanie QFC. The food items collected at those stores will once again go to the Issaquah Food Bank and the local branch of Hopelink. Only non-perishable items will be accepted. Residents interested in volunteering should click on the link below. Read more...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 -- 3:45 pm
Nationally acclaimed poet and author visits YMCA's Camp Terry
Sammamish Review - NEW -- 3:42 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015 Hundreds of day campers ages 6-12 gathered in the library yurt at Camp Terry on Aug. 21 to hear Janet Wong share fun poems, props and inspiration to read. Wong's visit was part of King County Library System's Summer Learning Program, "Every Hero Has A Story." The visit […] Read more...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 -- 3:30 pm
New lounge opens on parkway
Sammamish Review - NEW -- 3:29 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015 Samm's Lakeside Lounge held its grand opening in August next door to Uncle Si's Pizza, 3310 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E. Samm's Lakeside Lounge features both a full bar and martini and wine bar. Its hours of operation are: 3-10 p.m. Monday through Thursday 3-11 p.m. Friday Noon […] Read more...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 -- 3:23 pm
Quality canines
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Tuesday, September 1, 2015 -- 3:23 pm
City Hall Art Exhibit 'The Trees of the Wood'
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Tuesday, September 1, 2015 -- 3:19 pm
Local dentist travels the world to spread smiles
Sammamish Review - NEW -- 3:18 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015 In October, Sammamish dentist John Rossi and his wife Carolyn Rossi will make their eighth trip overseas to help young children in developing countries receive perhaps the first dental care they've ever received. Both tell stories about their trips and have nothing but good things to say about […] Read more...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 -- 3:10 pm
Editorial -- Too much testing in high schools should end
Sammamish Review - What is happening in Washington's public high schools gives testing a bad name. Schools are pushing too many tests because of a mismatch between state and federal laws. The result is a backlash from students, parents and teachers with high numbers of students opting out of tests. Test scores provide a valuable snapshot of what […] Read more...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 -- 3:09 pm
Letters to the Editor
Sammamish Review - Redirect Planned Parenthood funding elsewhere Regarding legislation to defund Planned Parenthood, the subject of Michael J. O'Connell's letter in the Aug. 20 issue of Sammamish Review, there are no more powerful words in the fetal tissue debate than those of Planned Parenthood officials themselves. Senior Director of Medical Services, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Deborah Nucatola, […] Read more...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 -- 3:08 pm
Police blotter
Sammamish Review - Assault A suspect was arrested, charged with fourth-degree assault after a dispute with a co-worker at a construction site in the 1900 block of 228th Avenue Southeast. Police responded to the incident just prior to 8 a.m. Aug. 13. Vandalism Plastic wrap, eggs and mustard were used to cover a car parked Aug. 15 in […] Read more...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 -- 12:09 pm
County investigates E. coli outbreaks linked to Sammamish and Issaquah farmers markets
Sammamish Review - NEW -- 12:07 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015 While a county health official would not give an exact time frame, county health investigators are following six confirmed cases of human E. coli bacteria infection, including two cases linked to the Issaquah Farmers Market and two linked to the Sammamish Farmers Market. The link between all the […] Read more...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 -- 10:07 am
Washington State Patrol detectives seek witnesses to a felony hit-and-run collision
Sammamish Review - NEW -- 10 a.m. Sept. 1, 2015 The Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses to a hit-and-run, injury collision that occurred Aug. 27 on westbound Interstate 90/state Route 900 near Issaquah. At approximately 9:35 p.m., the victims, who were traveling in the HOV lane on a motorcycle, were struck by, according to witnesses, a maroon, […] Read more...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 -- 6:00 am
Walgreens hosts fundraiser for wildfire-fighting efforts
Sammamish Review - NEW -- 6.m. Sept. 1, 2015 To help victims of the forest fires in the Pacific Northwest, and aid recovery efforts in the region, shoppers at Walgreens through Sept. 8 can make donations to the American Red Cross in increments of $1, $5 or $10. Donations will go to the Red Cross to prepare for, […] Read more...
Monday, August 31, 2015 -- 5:00 pm
The Farmers Market has you covered on "back to school" needs
City of Sammamish News - Pick up those healthy snacks and food for the kid's lunches! -honey sticks -Plums, applies, nectarines -Carrots & zucchini sticks -berries for a smoothie and yogurt cups -Sweet peppers -Carmel corn -Cucumber rounds -Variety of sandwich garnishes -Salsa Welcome also to the Skyline Booster Club -- they'll be selling spirit gear -- and to the Double Barrs -- they'll be entertaining! Meet you at the Market on Wednesday, 4 to 8 p.m.! Read more...
Monday, August 31, 2015 -- 5:00 pm
2015 Sammamish Fall Recycling Collection Event & Bin Sale
City of Sammamish News - The city and King County are sponsoring a major recycling event on Sunday, September 27th, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Discovery Elementary School and Eastlake High School in Sammamish. For full details on what is accepted at each school, download the flyer below. Read more...
Monday, August 31, 2015 -- 2:41 pm
Skyline soccer starts over on back line, still has scoring punch
Sammamish Review - NEW -- 2:38 p.m., Aug. 31, 2015 The Skyline High School girls soccer team is very aware of the players who graduated after earning the third-place trophy at last season's state tournament. Thirteen seniors -- including forward Amanda Johnston, midfielder Kelli Sullivan and defender Abbey Porter -- have moved on, meaning much of this year's […] Read more...
Monday, August 31, 2015 -- 6:00 am
Eastside Baby Corner hosts sixth annual Pants Party to help send local children back to school prepared
Sammamish Review - NEW -- 6 a.m. Aug. 31, 2015 Eastside Baby Corner will hold its sixth annual Pants Party from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 12 at the organization's Issaquah hub, 1510 N.W. Maple St. The event, held each year as children return to school, is part collection drive, part family-fun carnival. Attendees are asked to […] Read more...
Sunday, August 30, 2015 -- 5:00 pm
City of Sammamish releases updated documents for RFP for new Solid Waste Contract
City of Sammamish News - Below are the updated documents, and link to original Request for Bids (RFB) for a New Solid Waste Collections Contract. Read more...



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