Tag Archives: Ebright Creek

New battle brewing over Ebright Creek development

A tiny, two-home short plat is at the heart of what’s likely to be another appeal to protect environmentally sensitive Ebright Creek. The Sammamish City Staff Monday approved development “to subdivide one parcel comprising approximately 2.97 acres into two single-family … Continue reading

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Writing Sammamish’s first Comp Plan

In Part 1, the background, objectives and membership of the Planning Advisory Board was described. In Part 2, the PAB gets down to work writing Sammamish’s first Comprehensive Plan. This is six pages when printed. The 17-member Planning Advisory Board … Continue reading

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Greenwashing, Part 2: Sammamish never demanded EIS from developers

Greenwashing (a compound word modeled on “whitewash”), or “green sheen,” is a form of spin in which green PR or green marketing is deceptively used to promote the perception that an organization’s products, aims or policies are environmentally friendly.–Wikipedia. Sammamish staff … Continue reading

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“Greenwashing” in Sammamish: A Special Report

Greenwashing (a compound word modeled on “whitewash”), or “green sheen,” is a form of spin in which green PR or green marketing is deceptively used to promote the perception that an organization’s products, aims or policies are environmentally friendly.–Wikipedia. Since … Continue reading

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Kokanee savior targets next step: Zaccuse Creek restoration

Sammamish’s leading savior of the threatened kokanee salmon, the only salmon native to Lake Sammamish, is taking the next step to save the species: the restoration of Zaccuse Creek. Wally Pereyra, who already spent hundreds of thousands of dollars of … Continue reading

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