Category Archives: Klahanie

Funding for roads used for other priorities, wrote former Public Works director

City Council Member Tom Odell is on the record—several times—that Sammamish neglected its road infrastructure for 10 years. Charts and graphs below tell the depressing story. “[F]unding that could have been used for transportation capital projects was used for other … Continue reading

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Final weekend before Nov. 7 City Council election

This is the final weekend before the Nov. 7 City Council election on Tuesday. Voting has been underway since Oct. 20. We’re reposting links to endorsements, recommendations, candidate questionnaires and evaluations by various groups. Sammamish Comment will be working Election … Continue reading

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King County Council Dist. 3: John Murphy Questionnaire

Candidate Questionnaire, King County Council District 3 Candidate Name John Murphy Your Current Occupation, and the duration in this position: Attorney at law, Murphy Law Group (2002–Present) Vice President, M2 Consulting & Resource Group (2002–Present) Distance Learning Instructor—Fire and Emergency … Continue reading

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King County Council Dist. 3: Kathy Lambert Questionnaire

Candidate Questionnaire, King County Council District 3 Candidate Name: Kathy Lambert Your Current Occupation, and the duration in this position: King County Council Member, District 3 Your Campaign Website: http://www.kathylambert.com/ Your Campaign Email: No response General Questions

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Reichert’s retirement long overdue

The news last week that US Rep. Dave Reichert will retire is welcome, and overdue, news. Reichert, a Republican, has been the 8th Congressional District Congressman for 14 years. The 8th includes Sammamish, other Eastside suburbs, Southern King County and … Continue reading

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Primary precinct voting analysis for Sammamish

The precinct analysis of the August 1 primary in Sammamish yielded few surprises, but it gives the City its first look at how the Greater Klahanie area votes. Klahanie was annexed into Sammamish in January 2015, but the City Council … Continue reading

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Sammamish Transportation Plan balloons to $165m; Klahanie project now $45m

The new Six-Year Transportation Improvement Plan approved by the Sammamish City Council Tuesday boosts projects costs to $165.36m. This figure includes the cost of the projects that start within the six-year TIP period but continue beyond into a date not … Continue reading

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