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Northwest Design Award Winners Announced
The Seattle Design Center named winners of its 15th annual Northwest Design Awards at a gala on March 6. Using an anonymous process, a panel of regional industry experts judged submissions from designers, architects, and students based on proportion, composition, use of space, materials, and appropriateness of the design.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Snoqualmie Valley Record
Snoqualmie ranked ninth safest city in Washington
The view from Snoqualmie's Point Park, overlooking Mount Si. Snoqualmie was named one of the safest cities in Washington in a recent survey.
Open houses explain project coming to Lake Sammamish Trail
King County Parks is hosting a series of four open houses about plans for the design and improvements to the East Lake Sammamish Trail.
The Highline Times
Sammamish assistant city manager to become Burien's new city manager
By Eric Mathison Signaling a fresh start for Burien government, the City Council on Monday, March 10 unanimously chose Kamuron D. Gurol, assistant city manager and community development manager for the city of Sammamish, as Burien's new city manager.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Waterland Blog
Council unanimously votes to select Kamuron Gurol as City Manager
By a unanimous 7-0 vote, the Burien City Council voted to select as its new City Manager Kamuron D. Gurol at Monday night's special session, held at the Burien Community Center.
State asks Issaquah to consider annexing Lake Sammamish State Park
Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission Director Don Hoch asked that Issaquah consider annexing the state park in a March 4 letter.
Courthouse News Service
'Get a Divorce or You're Fired'
A Catholic high school vice president who was fired for marrying his same-sex partner claims in court that the school and archdiocese violated their own policies against sexual orientation and marital status discrimination.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Upgrades and paving for East Lake Sammamish Trail this spring
The 11-mile-long East Lake Sammamish Trail that links the communities of Redmond, Sammamish and Issaquah has been undergoing a structural and cosmetic makeover during the past few years.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Zmuda sues Eastside Catholic: ‘Last thing I ever wanted to do’
On the day he filed a lawsuit against the school that fired him, Mark Zmuda praised Eastside Catholic School as continuing to be "an excellent place for children to learn," and said he sued only because he'd run out of other options.
Local couple aiding Peace Corps efforts in Moldova
More than 18 months after arriving in Moldova, Glenn and Ronda Olson are seeing signs that Europe's poorest country is starting to turn things around.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Tacoma looks to King County as a model for homeless camps
Tacoma may soon have another option for its homeless population: temporary homeless camps.
Former vice principal suing Eastside Catholic
Mark Zmuda, the vice principal who was dismissed from Eastside Catholic School after marrying his partner in a legal same-sex wedding, is suing the school and the Seattle Archdiocese for discrimination.
Sammamish starts cable franchise negotiations from tough place
Patricia Waltner was fed up. Over the course of a month, she'd just had pieces of equipment break, the replacements break and a series of other customer service problems with Comcast, the only cable provider in Sammamish.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Police Blotter March 5
A Sammamish man reported that a strange woman had wandered into his house on the 22900 block of Northeast 27th Street while his house cleaner was there at about 11 a.m. Feb. 21. The house cleaner reported that the woman walked in and said she had forgotten something.
Klahanie says no to Issaquah
The final results of the Feb. 11 election are in. With 49 percent of registered voters casting a ballot, only 49.47 percent, or 1,504, voted for an Issaquah annexation.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
LWSD school board votes to include new bond on April ballot, Kirkland school included
Just one week after the $755 million Lake Washington School District bond officially failed, the school board of directors voted to put a smaller bond on the April ballot.
Faith United Methodist Church welcomes Tent City IV
Faith United Methodist Church's congregation voted to welcome the traveling homeless shelter to its Klahanie area property Feb. 25. Pastor John Brewer said the question was directly posed to those members of the church that attended the meeting.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Sammamish school bus with 17 students slides into ditch
A school bus slid into a ditch while picking up students Monday morning, but no one was seriously hurt.
The Bothell Reporter
Native plant stewardship program open for volunteers
Be part of the solution by becoming a WNPS Native Plant Steward and join ongoing efforts to preserve and restore King County forests, riparian corridors, shoreline and wetlands.
Bus slides into ditch, 1 minor injury
An Issaquah District School Bus slipped into a ditch the morning of March 3 at about 6:45 a.m. There were 17 students on board, said Sergeant Tony Garza of the Sammamish Police Department.