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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 6:22 pm
Empty of water, full of sound
Sammamish Review - Water district empties tank for maintainence The signature water tank for the Sammamish Plateau Water and Sewer District, instead of holding the usual reservoir of drinking water, became a giant echo chamber last week during a scheduled maintenance procedure. The 2 million gallon tank at district headquarters on 228th Avenue Southeast in Sammamish, seen as […] Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 6:18 pm
City Council praises plan for Klahanie transfer
Sammamish Review - Members of the Sammamish City Council took turns praising a deal to transfer the Klahanie Annexation Area from Issaquah to Sammamish during the council's April 8 meeting. Members not only seemed to like the deal, but also hoped it would usher in a new spirit of cooperation with Issaquah after some tense disputes over the […] Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 6:16 pm
Council hears about Central Issaquah Plan
Sammamish Review - Before it agrees to support it, the Sammamish City Council wanted to hear about Issaquah's plan to develop more than 1,000 acres straddling Interstate 90. Sammamish is agreeing to support the Central Issaquah Plan, which is Issaquah's bid to be named a regional growth center as part of a deal to expedite the transfer of […] Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 6:16 pm
Sammamish Forum
Sammamish Review - Vote Yes on LWSD Bond Recent letters recommended we vote down the upcoming Lake Washington School District bond to "send a message" to school administrators and apparently to overly fertile parents. I think we already sent that message, and we now need to recognize the benefits we all get from good schools. One letter said […] Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 6:15 pm
LWSD asks for smaller bond
Sammamish Review - After a near miss on a proposed February bond issue, the Lake Washington School District is asking voters to approve a smaller bond April 22. At $404 million, the new bond is a bit more than half the size of the old one, and it avoids the most controversial portions of the past effort. It […] Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 6:15 pm
Review editorial
Sammamish Review - Vote for the bond in spite of district The Lake Washington School District is playing games with the amount a proposed bond measure will cost taxpayers. Many in the community are suggesting the bond be rejected, owing not only to those games but also to other concerns. While it's unfortunate the district is hiding costs, […] Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 6:13 pm
Lakes stocked for April 26 lowland lakes opener?
Sammamish Review - Washington's biggest fishing day of the year -- the lowland lakes trout opener -- is April 26, and state fish hatchery crews are getting ready by releasing millions of catchable fish in lakes across the state. For this year's fishing season, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife plans to plant about 16.5 million trout […] Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 6:12 pm
Revenue says it's time to 'Claim your Cash!'
Sammamish Review - More than three million people have unclaimed money and assets held in trust by the Washington State Department of Revenue. Revenue officials said there is no better time to check www.claimyourcash.org to see if you or a family member has a share of the nearly $1 billion in property waiting to be claimed. "Even if […] Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 6:11 pm
Sammamish lawmakers showed up
Sammamish Review - State Legislators who represent Sammamish were among the best in terms of showing up for floor votes during the 2014 session. In the 45th District, Rep. Roger Goodman (D) missed 7 votes while Sen. Andy Hill (R) and Rep. Larry Springer (D) missed zero. All three lawmakers from the 41st District, Sen. Steve Litzow (R), […] Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 6:10 pm
Police Blotter
Sammamish Review - Scammer gets graphic A Sammamish woman reported on March 31 that she had been getting phone calls over the past two months, which she recognized to be a scam. On the last call, when she told the caller to stop calling back, he began making graphic sexual comments until she hung up.   Public laundry […] Read more...
Monday, April 14, 2014 -- 5:00 pm
"Celebrating Women in Business" event on April 24
City of Sammamish News - The Sammamish Chamber presents the annual "Celebrating Women in Business" event on April 24, 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., at the Plateau Club, 25625 E. Plateau Drive. This powerful Conference is for women in all stages of business, and will include lunch, networking, a trade show, and a panel of three professional women to inspire. For details, click on the link below. Read more...
Monday, April 14, 2014 -- 5:00 pm
Northern portion of E. Lake Sammamish Trail will close on Monday, April 21
City of Sammamish News - As King County prepares to pave and improve the East Lake Sammamish Trail, it will close the northern portion of the recreational pathway in Sammamish on Monday, April 21. The closure will stretch from Inglewood Hill Road to the northern city limits at 187th Avenue Northeast. The parking spaces at the bottom of Inglewood Hill Road will also be closed so the county can use the area for construction staging and a construction trailer. For more project information, click on the link below. Read more...
Monday, April 14, 2014 -- 12:45 am
Cleaning up by picking up: Terrace couple do their duty picking up your dog's
HeraldNet - ... that includes Snohomish County, the Renton Highlands, West Seattle, Issaquah Highlands, Woodinville, Bothell and Sammamish. Throw all of Seattle in there and it's easy to see how Walters and his staff of three keep busy. Next up for the company ... Read more...
Saturday, April 12, 2014 -- 1:19 pm
Creekside kids get schooled in career-path planning
Sammamish Review - Young children may rarely think about the work they'll be doing after finishing school, but Creekside Elementary School is trying to open their eyes to the possibilities. The plateau school held its first career day April 1, bringing more than 40 parents and community members from a wide variety of fields into classrooms. Counselor April […] Read more...
Saturday, April 12, 2014 -- 11:14 am
Eastlake musical goes after stereotypes
Sammamish Review - New: April 12, 11:14 a.m. When the Eastlake High School drama club takes the stage April 24, it'll be reinforcing some stereotypes about teenagers while breaking down others. Eastlake's annual spring musical, directed by Rachelle Horner, takes aim at the highly popular and recognizable "High School Musical," a story that gained fame through the Zac […] Read more...
Friday, April 11, 2014 -- 10:53 pm
Catholics reflect on first year of people’s pope
The Macon Telegraph - ... to gay Catholics alienated by the church and have become the rallying cry for students at a Catholic school in Sammamish,Wash., who saw injustice in the December firing of their gay vice principal after he married his husband. “Personally, I ... Read more...
Friday, April 11, 2014 -- 3:37 pm
Sammamish Scene 2014
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Friday, April 11, 2014 -- 2:22 pm
Pete Butkus to return temporarily
Sammamish Review - New: April 11, 2:22 p.m. Every time he thinks he's out, they pull him back in. On March 17, the Sammamish City Council approved hiring former Deputy City Manager Pete Butkus as a consultant. Two of the city's department heads have been named city manager of different cities in recent months - Mike Sauerwien in […] Read more...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 -- 1:21 pm
Sahalee Way improvements getting juggled
Sammamish Review - New: April 10, 1:21 p.m. Sammamish will delay small improvements to Sahalee Way in favor of big ones. The City Council endorsed a plan April 1, which will shift money that had been planned for creating pedestrian improvements to Sahalee Way, and instead begin designing a larger fix for the road. The council had previously […] Read more...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 -- 2:14 pm
Sammamish City Council changes barricade rules
Sammamish Review - New: April 9, 2:14 p.m. Barricades have long been a touchy issue in Sammamish - the mere mention of removing one can bring hundreds of people to a City Council meeting. On April 1, the City Council made a modification to its process for removing barricades, which will give the council far more latitude in […] Read more...

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