Category Archives: Cascadia Rising
Sammamish’s first emergency manager begins work today, marking a major milestone for the City in emergency planning. Andrew Stevens comes from a similar position in California.
Sammamish Comment is looking for a writer to help cover this year’s City Council elections and other issues. With four Council Members out of seven retiring, this year’s election is guaranteed to see a power shift in the Council that could … Continue reading
Sammamish has hired its first emergency preparedness director. Andrew Stevens, the emergency manager of Downey (CA), starts work April 17. He holds the same position in Downey (CA). “I’m very pleased that we were able to attract and hire Andrew … Continue reading
Sammamish will hold its annual Disaster Preparedness Fair Saturday, October 15, at City Hall from 9am to 3pm. Details can be found here: Sammamish Disaster Preparedness Fair. Several private and civic organizations will have displays in the Council Chambers and in … Continue reading
When it comes to disaster preparedness, Sammamish is unprepared. This is the conclusion of a consultant hired by the City to assess its emergency management planning. The results, first revealed to the City’s Public Safety Committee June 22, paints an … Continue reading
June 23, 2016: Sammamish participation in the Cascadia Rising earthquake drill this month was labeled a success, but City Manager Lyman Howard acknowledged the level and scope of participation wasn’t enough. Lyman made his remarks in an interview last week … Continue reading
Jan. 16, 2016: The third and last day of the Sammamish City Council Retreat saw yet a third run at the 42nd St. barricade issue. (Our post yesterday has also been updated.) Greg Reynolds, the leading proponent for removing the … Continue reading