Tag Archives: Bob Keller

13 candidates seek 4 Sammamish City Council positions

Thirteen candidates filed for four positions on the Sammamish City Council, the most since 1999 when 40 people filed for seven positions for the first Council.   This means there will be primary races in the August election for each … Continue reading

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Keller for mayor, Malchow for deputy mayor

With Don Gerend planning to step down in July as Sammamish mayor, due to personal business reasons, the City Council must select a new mayor the next meeting. Gerend will remain on the Council as a member retaining a vote … Continue reading

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This Gang of 4 deserves thanks

Commentary Four long-time civic leaders in Sammamish decided not to seek reelection the City Council. They deserve the thanks for their community service here, and in the case of one member, her service pre-dating Sammamish. Don Gerend, Bob Keller, Kathy … Continue reading

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Odell won’t seek a third term

Sammamish City Council Member Tom Odell won’t seek a third term this fall, he announced Saturday. In an email Odell sent to The Issaquah/Sammamish Reporter and to Sammamish Comment, Odell prefaced his announcement with, “Despite the fact this is April … Continue reading

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Fifth candidate for City Council emerges

A fifth candidate for Sammamish City Council emerged, becoming the fourth to officially announce: Chris Ross. The Issaquah/Sammamish Reporter has the story here. No position was declared, apparently. The three other declared candidates are Jason Ritchie, who updated his filing … Continue reading

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Fourth candidate appears ready to announce for City Council

A fourth candidate for Sammamish City Council has emerged, although no formal announcement has been made. Ritjua Indapure, left, in a photo from her Facebook page, was introduced at the Save Sammamish meeting last night as a candidate. She has … Continue reading

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Husband of former Arts Commissioner to run for Council

John Robinson, 68, the husband of former Sammamish Arts Commission chair Daphne Robinson, declared his candidacy for Sammamish City Council. The Issaquah/Sammamish Reporter story is here. Robinson is the third person to declare for City Council. Jason Ritchie, 45, was … Continue reading

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