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Council to consider expanding the use of 'red light' cameras
The Bellevue City Council on Monday will consider whether to take a police department recommendation to expand traffic enforcement cameras around the city that staff reports could mean better driving habits, reduced collisions and even more revenue for the city.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Council to digest shoreline plan
Bellevue city councilmembers emphasized the importance of a strong public process Monday as they move through a series of presentations on the planning commission's update to shoreline management regulations over the next four months.
Residents falling victim to IRS scam
Sammamish police are warning residents to beware of a scam where someone calls and says they are collecting back taxes.
Police blotter March 12
A Sammamish woman reported that someone had been using her work credit card, and attempted to open credit card accounts in her name between Feb. 22 and 28. Someone also tried to have her mail delivered to a post office in Stockton, Calif.
The Waterland Blog
Become a Washington Native Plant Society Native Plant Steward
The Washington Native Plant Society and the cities of Kenmore, Kirkland, Mercer Island, Sammamish, Seatac and the King Conservation District are offering ecological restoration stewardship training this spring.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Color, shadow highlight award-winning student art
Reagan McCauley had never been interested in illustrations until recently, but she may keep doing more of them based on the result she achieved.
Sammamish must strive for competition in cable market
The deck is stacked pretty firmly against Sammamish when it comes to negotiating better terms in a cable franchise agreement.
Sammamish Forum March 12
So the vote is in and the majority ruled that there is to be no annexation for Klahanie to the city of Issaquah.
Sammamish girl quenches the thirst of needy Africans
But when Sercu, a Sammamish resident and 15-year-old sophomore at Eastside Catholic School, returned to the African nation last month, she saw things that were heartwarming.
Northwest Design Award Winners Announced
The Seattle Design Center named winners of its 15th annual Northwest Design Awards at a gala on March 6. Using an anonymous process, a panel of regional industry experts judged submissions from designers, architects, and students based on proportion, composition, use of space, materials, and appropriateness of the design.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Snoqualmie Valley Record
Snoqualmie ranked ninth safest city in Washington
The view from Snoqualmie's Point Park, overlooking Mount Si. Snoqualmie was named one of the safest cities in Washington in a recent survey.
Open houses explain project coming to Lake Sammamish Trail
King County Parks is hosting a series of four open houses about plans for the design and improvements to the East Lake Sammamish Trail.
The Highline Times
Sammamish assistant city manager to become Burien's new city manager
By Eric Mathison Signaling a fresh start for Burien government, the City Council on Monday, March 10 unanimously chose Kamuron D. Gurol, assistant city manager and community development manager for the city of Sammamish, as Burien's new city manager.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Waterland Blog
Council unanimously votes to select Kamuron Gurol as City Manager
By a unanimous 7-0 vote, the Burien City Council voted to select as its new City Manager Kamuron D. Gurol at Monday night's special session, held at the Burien Community Center.
State asks Issaquah to consider annexing Lake Sammamish State Park
Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission Director Don Hoch asked that Issaquah consider annexing the state park in a March 4 letter.
Courthouse News Service
'Get a Divorce or You're Fired'
A Catholic high school vice president who was fired for marrying his same-sex partner claims in court that the school and archdiocese violated their own policies against sexual orientation and marital status discrimination.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Upgrades and paving for East Lake Sammamish Trail this spring
The 11-mile-long East Lake Sammamish Trail that links the communities of Redmond, Sammamish and Issaquah has been undergoing a structural and cosmetic makeover during the past few years.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Zmuda sues Eastside Catholic: ‘Last thing I ever wanted to do’
On the day he filed a lawsuit against the school that fired him, Mark Zmuda praised Eastside Catholic School as continuing to be "an excellent place for children to learn," and said he sued only because he'd run out of other options.
Local couple aiding Peace Corps efforts in Moldova
More than 18 months after arriving in Moldova, Glenn and Ronda Olson are seeing signs that Europe's poorest country is starting to turn things around.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Tacoma looks to King County as a model for homeless camps
Tacoma may soon have another option for its homeless population: temporary homeless camps.