Tag Archives: Eastside Fire & Rescue

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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Forgetting who you’re serving at the Sammamish City Council

All too often, elected officials forget who they were elected to serve. This unfortunately is the case with some on the Sammamish City Council. During the course of this year, Sammamish Comment chronicled a number of important issues in which the … Continue reading

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Sammamish Initiative and Referendum effective

37 of 47 precincts approve the Initiative and Referendum. All precincts where Council Members and Candidates for Council live approved I&R. City and certain Council Members engaged in secret campaign against the vote and to undermine information. The power of … Continue reading

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The City’s stealth campaign against Citizens for Sammamish, leader Shedd

Vote in our poll on whether Sammamish residents should have the right to Initiative and Referendum. Click here to go to the post. Vote in our first pre-general election poll on the Favorability/Unfavorability ratings of the incumbents, Tom Vance, Ramiro … Continue reading

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EF&R firefighters zero in on Sammamish ‘closed’ meetings, but city officials say EF&R officials held closed meetings, too

Firefighters of the Eastside Fire & Rescue District appear to be laying the case to sue the City of Sammamish for allegedly holding closed meetings when a city council appointed committee studied whether Sammamish should leave EF&R and create its … Continue reading

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Attention turns to Sammamish tonight on EF&R issue

Sammamish City Manager Ben Yacizi is supposed to give his recommendation whether to leave the Eastside Fire and Rescue consortium tonight at the city council meeting. He is expected to endorse forming Sammamish’s own fire department. But there is a … Continue reading

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