Category Archives: Issaquah

Ex-Mayor Vance to oppose County Council Member Lambert

Former Sammamish Mayor Tom Vance yesterday filed with the State Public Disclosure Commission to run against incumbent Kathy Lambert, King County Council member of District 3, which includes Sammamish and Issaquah. Sammamish Comment revealed March 20 Vance was trying to … Continue reading

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Mixed results for Sammamish in resident survey

Sammamish residents overwhelmingly like living here, say it’s a good place to raise children and provides good customer service. But only 46% believe the City is going in the “right direction,” only 58% have confidence in the City government, just … 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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Little progress between City, County over ELST, but hope continues

Little tangible progress appeared to be the result of a staff-to-staff meeting two weeks ago between King County Parks and Sammamish over the interminable controversy of development of the final segment of the East Lake Sammamish Trail. But City Manager … Continue reading

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Transportation Master Plan RFP green-lighted for Sammamish

A request for proposal for a consultant to create a Transportation Management Plan (TMP) for Sammamish was green-lighted Saturday at the annual retreat. A TMP for a 20-30 year vision will be a first for the City. This differs from … Continue reading

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Sammamish Review to cease operations Feb. 24

The Sammamish Review will cease operations Feb. 24. So will the Issaquah Press, SnoValley Star (Snoqualmie) and the Newcastle News. All are part of the Issaquah Press Group, which in turn is owned by The Seattle Times. The Group made … Continue reading

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Trump’s environmental choices prompt questions locally

Scott Pruitt for director of the Environmental Protection Agency. Ryan Zinke for Secretary of Interior. Rick Perry for Secretary of, umm, ahh, Oops. These are President-Elect Donald Trump’s choices for environmental departments. In the case of Perry, the Department of … Continue reading

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