Tag Archives: Hank Klein

Valderrama’s hypocrisy over Hornish issue

Analysis Sammamish City Council member Ramiro Valderrama displayed hypocrisy last Tuesday in his aggressive attempt to force fellow member Tom Hornish to remain on committees following acceptance of a new job in the private sector. Two years ago, Valderrama sought … Continue reading

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Council nears decision to send annual January Retreat back to Suncadia, across mountains

After starting 2016 with a new era of transparency and access, the Sammamish City Council may revert to holding its annual January retreat at the Suncadia Resort in Roslyn, east of the Cascade Mountains. The timing–January 19-22–puts at risk driving … Continue reading

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Lake Trail overhangs Sammamish politics for 20 years

This is about 10 pages when printed. June 5, 2016: Development of the East Lake Sammamish Trail has been an overhang of Sammamish politics for 20 years. It was a dominate factor in the first City Council race 1999 and … Continue reading

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Top 10 stories of 2015 in Sammamish

Here are the Top 10 stories in Sammamish for 2015, as measured by readership on Sammamish Comment:

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Precinct-by-precinct analysis of Sammamish City Council election

A precinct-by-precinct analysis of the Nov. 3 Sammamish City Council election demonstrates that development concerns and a muffed plan for the Sahalee Way road projects helped lead the way to victory for Christie Malchow and Tom Hornish over Mark Cross … Continue reading

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Final Nov. 3 Sammamish City Council Results

The final results of the Nov. 3 Sammamish City Council election confirm Christie Malchow, Ramiro Valderrama and Tom Hornish the winners over Mark Cross, Hank Klein and Tom Vance. King County Elections posted the results shortly after 4pm today. As … Continue reading

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65% of votes cast in Sammamish City Council races were for change

Sixty-five percent of the votes cast in the Sammamish City Council races were cast for Christie Malchow, Ramiro Valderrama and Tom Hornish, a clear message to remaining Council Members and the City Administration that a change is desired from current … Continue reading

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