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Wednesday, August 27, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Issaquah's potential state park annexation is given more time for discussion
Sammamish Review - New: Aug. 27, 12:24 p.m. Zoning questions held off an Issaquah City Council move toward annexing Lake Sammamish State Park. At the Issaquah council's Aug. 4 meeting, they deferred action on the next step in the process of annexing the park to their Sept. 8 meeting, citing a desire to study the issue further. The […] Read more...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Brewer preparing to add to Skyline runners' record book
Sammamish Review - Maizy Brewer's 2013 cross-country season was one to behold - she set sophomore class records at three distances for Skyline High School, and finished just outside the top 10 at the state championships. As much pleasure as Brewer took from her individual performances, however, leading the Spartans to a 10th-place team finish at the Class […] Read more...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Calendar August 27
Sammamish Review - Concerts in the Park, the annual summer concert series, finishes its run 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 28 with Remnanz, a classic rock band, at Pine Lake Park. For details including a complete schedule and parking information, visit www.sammamish.us/events/ConcertsInthePark.aspx. The last day of lifeguard season is Labor Day, Sept. 1. A class about blood pressure and cholesterol […] Read more...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 -- 6:03 am
Food's grow-your-own movement: Some work required
Crosscut.com - ... covering 50,000 acres. Many are close-in: Vashon Island, the Kent Valley and along the Green, Snoqualmie and Sammamish rivers. It was 25 years ago that county voters authorized a Farmland Preservation Program that currently protects 13,000 acres of ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Eastlake student, 16, killed in collision Aug. 24
Sammamish Review - Taylor Griffith, a 16-year-old student at Eastlake High School, was killed Aug. 24 when his truck collided head-on with another vehicle on state Route 202. Griffith was traveling eastbound on SR 202 near 244th Avenue Northeast shortly before 9 p.m. when his truck, a 2004 Dodge Dakota, struck a 2004 Ford Explorer traveling in the […] Read more...
Monday, August 25, 2014 -- 5:00 pm
Farmers Market "back to school" session on Wednesday, 4-8 p.m.
City of Sammamish News - Welcome to the "back to school" session of the Sammamish Farmers Market. Kids, visit our farmers to find healthy choices to add to your school lunches. Bring your ideas to the Info Booth and win a prize Wednesday, 8/27. We will publish your healthy choice ideas on our facebook page! This week we will enjoy "fiddling at the Market" by Sammamish students under the direction of Pamela Liu and entertainment by P.K. Dwyer, our beloved folk singer. Come for dinner and sit in our outside Market Café. This Wednesday will be the last week for farmer, Skagit Sun Berries, so come and stock up! We will receive a visit from Swedish, our local business sponsor giving out gifts, Sammamish Citizen Corps and the Redmond Toddler Group. Bring extra cash as Heather Downes Jewelry along with other artists will be at the Market to take care of your gift shopping needs. See you Wednesday between 4 and 8pm! Read more...
Sunday, August 24, 2014 -- 5:00 pm
"Take Two" - Evans Creek Preserve Sahalee Parking Lot and Trail Head is Now Open!
City of Sammamish News - Good News! The last remaining construction items have been completed and we are excited to announce that the Sahalee parking lot, trailhead and trail connecting into Lower Evans Creek Preserve is now open. For more information about Evans Creek Preserve please visit the project webpage at http://www.sammamish.us/departments/parksandrec/projects/EvansCreekPreserve.aspx. Take advantage of this wonderful weather and get out and tour the amazing trail system and park features that makes the Preserve a popular destination. If you have any questions please contact Kellye Hilde, Parks Project Manager at khilde@sammamish.us. Read more...
Sunday, August 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
LocoMotive makes tracks in the local music scene
Sammamish Review - New: August 24, 11:14 a.m. Like a lot of rock bands, LocoMotive members have a favorite hangout after they've performed at Snoqualmie Valley gigs. Even thought they frequently play at a local pub and restaurant, their hangout of choice isn't a bar. It's the local frozen yogurt shop. The five-member band, all middle and elementary […] Read more...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Triple threat: Eastlake's Woerner thrives as a versatile athlete
Sammamish Review - Anyone who attended an Eastlake High School girls sporting event in the past year likely saw Ellie Woerner in action. During her junior year, Woerner was a three-sport standout for Eastlake. Last fall, she earned All-KingCo Conference second-team volleyball honors as a middle hitter. Over the winter, she averaged 11 points, three rebounds and two […] Read more...
Friday, August 22, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Five schools starting fresh with new principals
Sammamish Review - New: August 22, 10:17 a.m. The Issaquah and Lake Washington school districts have hired 16 new principals for the coming school year, including five in the Sammamish area. Both public high schools in the city will have new leadership, as Donna Hood takes over at Skyline, and interim principal Chris Bede moves into the permanent […] Read more...
Thursday, August 21, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Eastlake alum flying high with Civil Air Patrol
Sammamish Review - New: Aug. 21, 12:42 p.m. Like many teenagers, John Hughes got into an activity because his friends were doing it, and more than a decade later, Hughes is the one who has become a leader and positive influence. During his sophomore year at Eastlake High School, Hughes got involved with the Civil Air Patrol, a […] Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 12:00 am
The kids are (probably) all right
Sammamish Review - Sometime soon, some parents around the area will be getting a pair of letters. One is a federally-mandated notice informing them that their child's school is failing. The other, likely included in the same envelope, will tell them not to worry about what the first letter says -- things are just fine. The mixed message […] Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Sammamish Forum August 20
Sammamish Review - Reichert is on our side I am writing in response to Amanda Strombom's letter regarding gun control legislation. This past session, the Washington State Legislature unanimously passed, and the governor signed into law, HB 1840. This law gives courts the authority to require those under a restraining order that are deemed a risk to another's […] Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Shallow sockeye numbers may hint at light salmon return
Sammamish Review - New: Aug. 20, 10:53 a.m. Let the salmon run begin. While the tenacious fish have yet to crest the Ballard Locks on the way to their spawning ground - and the hatchery -- the 2014 salmon run is underway. Many species have already made their way through the Ballard Locks this summer. Sadly, at least for […] Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Police Blotter Aug. 20
Sammamish Review - It's closed now At 10:50 a.m. Aug. 3, a police officer on a traffic stop noticed a man jogging on a closed section of the East Lake Sammamish Trail. The officer informed the man of the closure and said if he did it again, he could be charged with trespassing. Wallet leads to something At […] Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Calendar August 20
Sammamish Review - The Adult Book Club will discuss 'Beautiful Ruins' by Jess Walter at 7 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Sammamish Library. Robot Garage, presented by the Museum of Flight for children ages 8-12 teaches about robots in space on earth and in the home at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Sammamish Library. Concerts in the […] Read more...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 -- 5:00 pm
Metropolitan Market plans to be part of Sammamish Town Center
City of Sammamish News - If everything goes according to plan, Metropolitan Market, an award-winning grocery store, will anchor a mixed-use project featuring retail, residential and commercial space in the Sammamish Town Center. For more on this important development, please click on the press release link below. Read more...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 -- 5:00 pm
Open House for Klahanie-area annexation on Sept. 10
City of Sammamish News - Klahanie-area residents interested in potential annexation to Sammamish are invited to attend an Open House at Faith Church, 3924 Issaquah-Pine Lake Road, on Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Councilmembers, department heads, and other city staff will be happy to answer your questions, respond to your concerns, and present pertinent information. To obtain information, please click on the "Klahanie Annexation" tab on the left side of this page. You may also sign up for email alerts on this topic by clicking on the "email alert" icon on the upper, right-hand side of this page. Read more...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Parents to get dueling letters from schools
Sammamish Review - New: August 19, 1:01 p.m. By John Higgins Seattle Times education reporter Because most Washington school districts don't have 100 percent of their students passing state math and reading tests, the federal No Child Left Behind law says the districts must send letters to families explaining why. But the districts don't have to like it, […] Read more...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 -- 12:00 am
What to watch for as prep football season nears its start
Sammamish Review - High-school football practices open Aug. 25, and the first games of the 2014 season will follow on the weekend after Labor Day. The Class 4A KingCo Conference could be a more difficult gauntlet than ever for the Eastlake Wolves and Skyline Spartans. The conference has whittled down from 11 teams to nine - Ballard, Garfield […] Read more...

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