Category Archives: Eastside Fire and Rescue

Haworth services Sept. 27

Services for the late Ron Haworth will be Wednesday, Sept. 27, in Selah (WA). Selah is next to Yakima, about a two hour drive from Sammamish. The services will be at the Selah Civic Center, 216 1st Ave. Doors will open at 11:30 and service … Continue reading

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Ron Haworth dies

Ron Haworth, one of the original Sammamish City Council members and later a deputy mayor, died today unexpectedly of complications following heart surgery. Haworth served on the Council from 1999 through 2002. He was elected in 1999 following a career … Continue reading

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Sammamish electeds have history of using private email accounts

Special Report: (10 pages when printed.) Council Members routinely used private email accounts for City-related business. Expansive Public Records Request during 2015 Council elections brought issue to fore. One Council Member, acting as a private citizen, demanded emails on private … Continue reading

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Sammamish Disaster Preparedness Fair Oct. 15

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

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Drinking water contamination traced to EF&R, Issaquah says

A legal battle may be brewing between Issaquah and Eastside Fire & Rescue over damages to Issaquah drinking wells from highly toxic chemicals the city’s consultants say originated with the EF&R. Issaquah has a conflict of interest and the City … Continue reading

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Sammamish, the first two years

After the first City Council election for the new Sammamish, the task of creating a new city was enormous. The City Council had to select its leadership and committees for key “needs,” such as transportation. Ordinances had to be created. … Continue reading

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What’s next for Sammamish: balance of 2015 and in 2016

Although votes are still being counted and the election results won’t be certified until Nov. 24, Christie Malchow and Tom Hornish have been elected to the Sammamish City Council; their Election Night margins were too great for Mark Cross and … Continue reading

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