Monthly Archives: March 2017

It’s official: Indapure files for Sammamish City Council

The fourth, unofficial candidate for Sammamish City Council, Ritjua Indapure, filed today with the state Public Disclosure Commission for Position 5. The seat is held by retiring Mayor Don Gerend. The line up now is: Advertisements

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Fifth candidate for City Council emerges

A fifth candidate for Sammamish City Council emerged, becoming the fourth to officially announce: Chris Ross. The Issaquah/Sammamish Reporter has the story here. No position was declared, apparently. The three other declared candidates are Jason Ritchie, who updated his filing … Continue reading

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Fourth candidate appears ready to announce for City Council

A fourth candidate for Sammamish City Council has emerged, although no formal announcement has been made. Ritjua Indapure, left, in a photo from her Facebook page, was introduced at the Save Sammamish meeting last night as a candidate. She has … Continue reading

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Huckabay moving to “next phase,” bows out of reelection

Sammamish City Council Member Kathy Huckabay said on her Facebook page that it’s time to move on to the next phase of her life. She joins Mayor Don Gerend and Deputy Mayor Bob Keller in deciding not to seek reelection. … Continue reading

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Husband of former Arts Commissioner to run for Council

John Robinson, 68, the husband of former Sammamish Arts Commission chair Daphne Robinson, declared his candidacy for Sammamish City Council. The Issaquah/Sammamish Reporter story is here. Robinson is the third person to declare for City Council. Jason Ritchie, 45, was … Continue reading

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Issaquah-Fall City Road cost jumps 36% over pre-annexation estimate

The construction cost of Issaquah-Fall City Road (IFC) improvements quietly has gone up by 36%. Or has it? The March Sammamish City Newsletter’s page 1 article updating the plans to widen Issaquah-Fall City Road is the following, opening paragraph: “When … Continue reading

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Dave Reichert’s cowardice

US Rep. Dave Reichert went from being for repeal of Obamacare in committee to “undecided” before a scheduled vote in the US House of Representatives. After the vote was pulled–when it became clear the bill would fail, as at least … Continue reading

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