Category Archives: King County
The Sammamish Town Center plan was about seven years in the making, controversial throughout. Then development was held up by the 2008 Great Recession. Ground was finally broken in 2015. The first store, Metropolitan Market, opened this year. And now … Continue reading
By Scott Hamilton Sammamish Comment will continue publishing past Dec. 31, but on a limited basis. In August 2016, I announced that my wife and I moved to Bainbridge Island after 20 years in Sammamish and that I would continue … Continue reading
King County Council District 3 King County Council Member Kathy Lambert was reelected to a fourth, four-year term on Nov. 7, snaring 57.21% of the vote across District 3, which stretches from Bellevue to Snoqualmie pass and from North Bend … Continue reading
The certified vote by precinct was released by King County Elections last week. Sammamish has 61 precincts and the November election was the first including the greater Klahanie area as part of Sammamish’s City Council elections. Beginning tomorrow through Friday, … Continue reading
Fees on utilities will be passed on to consumers Affects only those in unincorporated King County Adds up to $300 per year to utility bills. County Council, staff action done “below the radar.” Final public hearing Dec. 7, followed by … Continue reading
Final vote counting in the Nov. 7 election confirmed election night results and Sammamish Comment’s projected winners. Vote tallies for Positions 1, 3 and 7 were within one percentage point from election night to the final results. Tallies in Position … Continue reading
With additional votes counted on the day after the Election, there were no changes in the outcomes and only fractional changes in the percentages. The chart below the jump includes last night’s vote count and today’s for comparison.