Tag Archives: John James

“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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John James bows out of re-election, Huckabay to run for old seat

After quietly filing his C-1 candidacy papers with the state Public Disclosure Commission for reelection to the Sammamish City Council, John James reversed course this week and said he will not seek another term. Kathy Huckabay, one of Sammamish’s original … Continue reading

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John James quietly files for re-election for Sammamish City Council

John James, who is completing his first term as a Sammamish City Councilman, quietly filed his C1 form with the Public Disclosure Commission on April 17 for re-election. James was deputy mayor in 2012. The position is rotated annually among … Continue reading

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Keller declares for John Curley’s City Council seat

Bob Keller, a 17 year resident of the Sammamish Plateau, declared his candidacy for the Sammamish City Council in the fall election. He will run for the seat being vacated by John Curley, Position 3. Keller, who lives in the … Continue reading

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Looking ahead to 2013 for the City of Sammamish

Here are some of the big issues I see facing Sammamish and our citizens for 2013, in no particular order except for…. The future of Ace Hardware. Time is running out. Ace needs a building permit by March (February would … Continue reading

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City Council on Ace: We got the message; action, next meeting Dec. 11

Follow us Twitter @sammcomment Mayor Tom Odell said the Sammamish City Council “got the message” from two hours of public comment in support of Ace Hardware at the Dec. 4 council meeting. The Council will consider the proposal by Ace … Continue reading

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Polls slam City Council, Staff, Manager

Opinion polls gave failing grades to six of seven City Council Members, the work of the City Council as a whole, the City Staff and the City Manager. The polls, conducted on this blog, are, to be sure, unscientific. But … Continue reading

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