Sammamish Parks plan approved after testy exchange
It was only supposed to take a couple minutes, but instead. approval of a long-term plan for parks improvements turned into a testy exchange between the Sammamish city manager and a city councilman.
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Marijuana. No matter how you feel about it, it's now legal to purchase and smoke it in the state of Washington.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Police blotter July 9
Mystery gun Sammamish police responded to the upstairs portion of City Hall at 4 p.m. June 27 when deputies in the King County Sheriff's Office based in Sammamish found a rifle.
Final Energize Eastide Community Advisory Group meeting scheduled for Wednesay in Renton
The group, made up of residents from the communities affected by Puget Sound Energy's plans to upgrade transmission lines, was created to discuss the pros and cons of the possible routes through Renton and other communities.
Sammamish approves homeless regulations
Homeless camps will be allowed to stay longer in Sammamish than in any other Eastside city under regulations approved by the City Council July 2. Under the new rules, camps will be permitted to stay in Sammamish for four months - the standard on the Eastside is three months.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Some residents concerned about Energize Eastside project
With the Eastside slated for significant growth in the near future, preparations are being made to accommodate the influx of people to the area.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Sammamish neighbors livid over trail project
A giant trail project that runs the length of the city of Sammamish has neighbors downright livid.
Volunteers proving crucial to trail building project at Evans Creek Preserve
Evans Creek Preserve is one of Sammamish's newest parks, and it's quickly becoming one of the best thanks to diligent efforts from a large volunteer force.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Police blotter July 2
Mail theft Police responded to the 22900 block of Southeast 42nd Court at about 5:22 p.m. June 22 to the report of a mail theft.
YMCA to close for annual facility improvements
Projects planned include intensive cleaning of the pools, spa and locker rooms; resurfacing the parking lot; and deep cleaning all carpet areas.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Bainbridge's Jonson sixth at Sahalee
Bainbridge's Carl Jonson is seven shots behind the leader after the third round of the 21st Sahalee Players Championship at Sahalee Country Club Tuesday in Sammamish.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Fourth on the Plateau this Friday
The annual Fourth on the Plateau celebration will kick off at 6 p.m. on, of all days, July 4 at the Sammamish Commons/City Hall.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Sammamish parents stymied in bringing adopted African sons to U.S.
But it aroused suspicion among investigators at the U.S. Embassy in the Democratic Republic of Congo : Official paperwork from a Sammamish couple who had adopted two orphaned Congolese brothers listed an address for a maternal grandmother, their sole relative, that appeared phony.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Residents upset over county's plans for trail
Years ago, when the East Lake Sammamish Trail was up for discussion, Sammamish City Council chambers were bursting at the seams.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Police blotter June 25
Accidental slingshot Police responded when a Sammamish boy reported he was shot in the eye by another boy with a slingshot June 7. It appears the incident was an accident, and the boy who was hit does not wish to pursue prosecution.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
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Collecting toys and food for joy in July
The Bellevue Firefighters Community Support Foundation and the Parks & Community Services Department are hosting "Joy in July," a toy and food drive throughout the month.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Mercer Island’s Charles Kern leads qualifiers for Sahalee Players Championship
Charles Kern of Mercer Island shot a 4-under-par 68 to take medalist honors in leading the field at the Sahalee Players Championship qualifier Monday at The Home Course in DuPont.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Firefighters bring career perspectives to Beaver Lake
If Chris Tarkir hadn't been tenacious, he likely never would have landed what he calls his "dream job" with Eastside Fire & Rescue.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Police Blotter June 18
It's a fish wrapper, not a fire starter Police responded when a man on the 1400 block of 233rd Avenue Southeast called to report someone had started a fire in his garbage can at about 10:05 p.m. June 6. When police arrived, the officer found a rolled up newspaper lying on the bottom of the can.
Restroom at Sammamish Landing Park coming closer to fruition
Sammamish City Councilman Ramiro Valderrama made a strong bid June 10 for the most unusual political promise of the year.