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Ace Hardware signed a Letter of Intent to be one of the anchor tenants of a new portion of the Sammamish Town Center, developer STCA announced today at the Sammamish Chamber of Commerce lunch. Matt Samwick of the company said … Continue reading
State Rep. Judy Clibborn (D-41st) of Mercer Island announced she will retire at the end of this term. Clibborn was first elected in 2002. The 41st includes the southern half of Sammamish roughly along SE 8th St.
The Sammamish City Council extended the building moratorium to allow staff and the council to complete a revised traffic concurrency plan by July. The Town Center was not exempted. The vote was 7-0. Council member Jason Ritchie said STCA, a … Continue reading
By Debbie Treen Guest Contributor I want to offer a counterpoint to Jason Ritchie’s reasons for exempting the Town Center from the current development moratorium. His reasons for lifting the moratorium are that the City will hold the developers accountable, … Continue reading
Lost in all the hoopla over the Legislature’s vote to exempt itself from the Public Records Act and the drama over its repeal, State Rep. Jay Rodne (R-5th) announced Feb. 28 he won’t run for reelection. Rodne vote for the … Continue reading
Commentary Gov. Jay Inslee did the right thing in vetoing SB6617, which exempts the Legislature from the Public Records Act. But, as it turns out, he doesn’t deserve all the accolades he’s receiving. In fact, he was complicit. In his … Continue reading