Monthly Archives: July 2017

Primary vote tomorrow: our recommendations

The primary vote for Sammamish City Council is tomorrow. Three people are running for each of Postions 3, 5 and 7. Only two will advance to the general election in November. Our recommendations for those who we believe would best … Continue reading

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As City Council vote nears, does readership predict outcome?

As Sammamish’s City Council primary heads into the final weekend before Tuesday’s vote,¬†Sammamish Comment tracked the reader views of the questionnaires to gauge interest in the candidates. There is no polling of a City Council election that we know of, … Continue reading

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The inside story of how traffic and concurrency became “the No. 1 issue in Sammamish:” failure, success of government

Update, July 25, 2017: The reporter for the Issaquah/Sammamish Reporter has been transferred to sister papers in the Bothell-Kenmore area. A Special Report This is seven pages when printed. By Scott Hamilton Analysis Traffic and concurrency in Sammamish is a … Continue reading

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City Council, in rebuke of Administration, staff, consultants, votes in-depth review of traffic

“This is the No. 1 priority of Sammamish citizens.”–Tom Hornish. City’s road program has been to “urbanize” streets, not ease congestion. Administration attempted to discredit Mullor study. Mullor credited with starting important conversation by Council Members. In what can only … Continue reading

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Candidates respond to Sammamish Friends questionnaire

Most of the candidates for Sammamish City Council responded to an environmental questionnaire from Sammamish Friends. The responses may be found here. The group rates candidates with a green-colored bar chart.

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Robinson, Stuart for Council Position 7

Sammamish voters should advance John Robinson and Pamela Stuart through the Aug. 1 primary to the November general election for Sammamish City Council. As with our Recommendations yesterday for Position 5, both are newcomers to Sammamish politics. All things being … Continue reading

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Hooshangi, Ross for City Council Position 5

Sammamish voters will be well served to advance Ryika Hooshangi and Chris Ross through the Aug. 1 primary to the general election in November. Both are newcomers to Sammamish politics. All things being equal, we like to see some seasoning … Continue reading

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