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Gov. “can’t” or “won’t” veto legislators’ self-exemption from Public Records Act?

Gov. Jay Inslee says he “can’t” veto SB6617, the bill the Legislature passed to exempt itself from the Washington Public Records Act, because it was approved by super-majorities that can override a veto. Or is it more like Inslee “won’t” … Continue reading

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Guest Contributions now welcome to Sammamish Comment

Readers of Sammamish Comment have the opportunity this year to be a Guest Contributor. Think of the Op Ed pieces that appear occasionally in The Seattle Times. Contributions may be up to 1,000 words. They may be on any topic. … Continue reading

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Top 10 stories in Sammamish for 2017: Traffic dominated

Traffic clearly was the No. 1 topic of interest in Sammamish during 2017. It made five of the Top 10 stories posted in Sammamish Comment. The issue exploded after citizen Miki Mullor performed his own study of the City’s traffic … Continue reading

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Sammamish Comment continues on limited basis

By Scott Hamilton Sammamish Comment will continue publishing past Dec. 31, but on a limited basis. In August 2016, I announced that my wife and I moved to Bainbridge Island after 20 years in Sammamish and that I would continue … Continue reading

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Final weekend before Nov. 7 City Council election

This is the final weekend before the Nov. 7 City Council election on Tuesday. Voting has been underway since Oct. 20. We’re reposting links to endorsements, recommendations, candidate questionnaires and evaluations by various groups. Sammamish Comment will be working Election … Continue reading

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Larson resigns as Sammamish Communications Manager, was under investigation

Tim Larson, the Sammamish Communications Manager, resigned today, three Council Members confirmed to Sammamish Comment. He had been on paid administrative leave since Aug. 24, under investigation for reason(s) that have not been revealed.

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Election coverage begins today

Sammamish Comment’s coverage of the November 7 election begins later today with a report from last night’s City Council candidates forum. Here’s what we have planned so far, leading up to the election. The schedule is subject to change and … Continue reading

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