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Opportunities for civic participation in Sammamish

It’s a new year and a new opportunity for citizen involvement in Sammamish. Typically, this is thought of as the City asking for volunteers on various commissions and committees appointed by the City Council But there are several organizations independent … Continue reading

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So long, Sammamish—sort of

Personal message from Scott Hamilton, Editor of Sammamish Comment. After 20 years, two months and 10 days, I have moved from Sammamish. For my wife, Gail Twelves, it’s been one month short of 16 years. We’ve moved to Bainbridge Island, … 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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How Sammamish veterans lost their City Council races

Note: This is 11 pages when printed. How did two veterans of Sammamish public service lose their bids for election to the City Council in the Nov. 3 election to two unknown newcomers to the City? They lost through a … 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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