City, schools to discuss using schools as shelters
In a joint meeting of the city and the Issaquah and Lake Washington school boards May 14, city officials asked school district officials if their buildings might be used in emergencies.
Thu May 23, 2013
Police Blotter May 22
Police responded to the girl's home at 9:23 p.m. May 10. She was taken to Overlake Hospital for treatment.
Students settle in at Lake Washington's new STEM school
And so it happened that students in Pete Saxby's class, at the Lake Washington School, District's STEM school were watching the Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock movie "Speed." As the bus approached a highway ramp with a 50-foot gap, Saxby stopped the film to check if the students were able to find the variables such as the buses' speed and the ... (more)
Election picture firms up for Sammamish
Of the four City Council races this year, one will be contested. The seat left open by John James will see a contest between former Councilwoman Kathleen Huckabay and Larry Wright.
A green place to call home | May 23
The guest room is compact but comfortable and bright from within and without. The trim in the home is alder, knots included.
Wed May 22, 2013
Larry Wright to run for City Council
Larry Wright spent a chunk of his childhood growing up in Sammamish, though he'd moved away for a bit, he's now back and wants to serve the community.
Tue May 21, 2013
Mon May 20, 2013
Water district fears well contamination from Issaquah
A dispute flared into the public eye May 6 as Issaquah officials and the Sammamish Plateau Water & Sewer District sparred over storm water pollution and Issaquah's intentions to take over principal wells owned by the district.
Sat May 18, 2013
Lake Washington District students settle in to new STEM school
And so it happened that students in Pete Saxby's class, at the Lake Washington School District's STEM school were watching the Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock movie "Speed." As the bus approached a highway ramp with a 50-foot gap, Saxby stopped the film to check the students were able to find the variables such as the buses' speed and the distance ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
Shopping locally is always important
Sammamish's budget update contained a lot of good news, including an increase in sales tax revenue.
Police blotter May 15
Police responded to a home on the 1500 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Northeast when the woman who lives there reported missing items.
Wed May 15, 2013
Plateau Pink Day rallies local teens to fight cancer
A trail of pink helium balloons curved up into an arch from Eastside Catholic campus May 8 as Sammamish's three high schools gathered for the fourth annual Plateau Pink Day.
Sammamish Reserve Police Officers sworn in
Sammamish saw its police department expand by two May 7 when Chief Nate Elledge swore in a pair of reserve police officers.
Sammamish Police Officers will have discretion on impounding cars
Following a pair of court rulings about impounding vehicles, Sammamish is poised to make changes to its regulations surrounding the issue.
Public weighs in on Sammamish environmental regulations
This time, it was the people's turn. The City Council spent the past few weeks getting briefings on the Environmentally Critical Areas Ordinance from members of the city's planning department.
Tue May 14, 2013
Police to Target Seatbelt and Cellphone Use in Click-it-or-Ticket Campaign
Over a dozen King County law enforcement agencies - including Sammamish and Issaquah police - will deploy extra patrols beginning next week to look for unbuckled drivers and passengers and drivers who are on their cellphones.
Redmond Ridge Library Express Set to Close May 31
Redmond Ridge residents will have to travel to the downtown Redmond Library or another branch to pick up books starting next month.
Mon May 13, 2013
Bike to Work Day Rolls in to Issaquah on Friday
Cascade Bicycle Club's annual Bike to Work Day is just a few days away, and organizers are gearing up for another big turnout.
Police Bust Three, Guns and Ammo Recovered After Sammamish Burglary
Police recovered stolen property - including an assualt rifle with over 1,000 rounds of ammunition - and arrested three people with alleged gang tieslate Thursday evening and early Friday morning in connection with a Sammamish burglary.
Sammamish-Issaquah Blogs: Special Sessions, Water District Dispute & More
From summer recreation to the neighborhood buzz, our Local Voices Bloggers fill us in on the interesting, important and humorous parts of life in Sammamish and Issaquah.