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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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Council returns Sept. 5 to take up traffic, concurrency

This is six pages when printed. The Sammamish City Council returns Sept. 5 from its August recess with traffic and concurrency the No. 1 priority and the No. 1 item on the agenda. City Manager Lyman Howard will present a … Continue reading

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The inside story of how traffic and concurrency became “the No. 1 issue in Sammamish:” failure, success of government

Update, July 25, 2017: The reporter for the Issaquah/Sammamish Reporter has been transferred to sister papers in the Bothell-Kenmore area. A Special Report This is seven pages when printed. By Scott Hamilton Analysis Traffic and concurrency in Sammamish is a … Continue reading

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City Council needs to adopt building moratorium tonight

June 6: The Sammamish City Council needs to adopt an emergency building moratorium tonight at the Council meeting. The meeting begins at 6:30pm. Public Comment is scheduled to begin about 7:25pm. Discussion of the study is not on the agenda … Continue reading

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