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Sammamish's budget update contained a lot of good news, including an increase in sales tax revenue.
Police blotter May 15
Police responded to a home on the 1500 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Northeast when the woman who lives there reported missing items.
Wed May 15, 2013
Plateau Pink Day rallies local teens to fight cancer
A trail of pink helium balloons curved up into an arch from Eastside Catholic campus May 8 as Sammamish's three high schools gathered for the fourth annual Plateau Pink Day.
Sammamish Reserve Police Officers sworn in
Sammamish saw its police department expand by two May 7 when Chief Nate Elledge swore in a pair of reserve police officers.
Sammamish Police Officers will have discretion on impounding cars
Following a pair of court rulings about impounding vehicles, Sammamish is poised to make changes to its regulations surrounding the issue.
Public weighs in on Sammamish environmental regulations
This time, it was the people's turn. The City Council spent the past few weeks getting briefings on the Environmentally Critical Areas Ordinance from members of the city's planning department.
Tue May 14, 2013
Police to Target Seatbelt and Cellphone Use in Click-it-or-Ticket Campaign
Over a dozen King County law enforcement agencies - including Sammamish and Issaquah police - will deploy extra patrols beginning next week to look for unbuckled drivers and passengers and drivers who are on their cellphones.
Redmond Ridge Library Express Set to Close May 31
Redmond Ridge residents will have to travel to the downtown Redmond Library or another branch to pick up books starting next month.
Mon May 13, 2013
Bike to Work Day Rolls in to Issaquah on Friday
Cascade Bicycle Club's annual Bike to Work Day is just a few days away, and organizers are gearing up for another big turnout.
Police Bust Three, Guns and Ammo Recovered After Sammamish Burglary
Police recovered stolen property - including an assualt rifle with over 1,000 rounds of ammunition - and arrested three people with alleged gang tieslate Thursday evening and early Friday morning in connection with a Sammamish burglary.
Sammamish-Issaquah Blogs: Special Sessions, Water District Dispute & More
From summer recreation to the neighborhood buzz, our Local Voices Bloggers fill us in on the interesting, important and humorous parts of life in Sammamish and Issaquah.
Department of Ecology’s water-filtering plans
Janet Sailer, from Sammamish Plateau Water and Sewer District, stands near one of the three district's wells that draws half of the drinking water from the aquifer below where she is standing.
$234,000 in Boeing Stock Certificates Stolen from Sammamish Home - Sammamish Police Blotter
Sammamish Police are investigating a residential burglary on the 1800 block of East Lake Sammamish Place SE involving a small safe full of valuables, including $234,000 in Boeing stock certificates, ripped off a wall and stolen from the home.
Sun May 12, 2013
Sammamish likely to monitor Ebright Creek
At the May 7 City Council meeting, Councilwoman Nancy Whitten suggested the city take up monitoring duties that the Friends of Pine Lake plan to stop doing.
Sat May 11, 2013
Mental illness in family spurs local woman to action
The Sammamish resident saw patients of her husband shuffled through the public health system without any long-term resolution for the person afflicted with the crippling condition.
Fri May 10, 2013
Bellevue schools among 'America's Best High Schools'
High schools in Bellevue are making headlines once again - this time as some of the nation's best public high schools Newsweek's 2013 list of "America's Best High Schools." All five Bellevue high schools - International, Newport, Interlake, Bellevue and Sammamish - made the cut, with International School ranking 31st out of 2,000 public high ... (more)
Who's Hiring in Sammamish and Issaquah? Sip, Fred Meyer, Swedish, Others
Looking for a new job? Sammamish-Issaquah Patch is here to help with a roundup of what's available in and around town.
Sammamish budget in good shape
"Detroit would kill for this kind of financial picture," said Mayor Tom Odell at the May 7 Sammamish City Council meeting.
Thu May 09, 2013
The News Tribune
Tiger cub named for Hindu goddess Kali
Kali, a Sumatran tiger cub born April 17, is being 'hand-raised' at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium.
Coming Soon! Sammamish-Issaquah Patch Gets a New Look
Hi, everyone! We have some exciting news to share about Patch - we're getting a whole new look! It's coming in five days and it's going to make Sammamish-Issaquah Patch easier to use and a better place to connect and share.