Evan Pappas

Sammamish city council begins the search for a new city manager

The city council continued to make progress on the search for a long-term replacement this week.

 

Issaquah City Council appoints new city administrator

Interim city administrator Emily Moon was appointed by the mayor to the her position.

 

Issaquah works on long-term solution for senior center operations

The Issaquah city council received a report on operation models for the future of the senior center.

 

Sammamish council appoints interim city manager; begins search for replacement

Larry Patterson began his role Aug. 28 and brings more than 40 years of experience in municipal government in Oregon.

Issaquah Highlands residents celebrate 20 years as a community

More than 4,000 people came out for the 20th annual Highlands Day celebration event.

Community members were able to place votes on what type of zoning a homeless shelter should be located in. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo
                                The city held a public meeting in April to collect feedback on zoning for the LUCA development. Community members were able to place votes on what type of zoning a homeless shelter should be located in. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Eastside permanent men’s shelter moves forward

After months of discussion, the Bellevue City Council approved a land use code amendment for homeless shelters.

Community members were able to place votes on what type of zoning a homeless shelter should be located in. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo
                                The city held a public meeting in April to collect feedback on zoning for the LUCA development. Community members were able to place votes on what type of zoning a homeless shelter should be located in. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Issaquah council talks grant funding, senior center operations

City council discussed the 2019 grant recommendations and plans for the Issaquah senior center.

Eastside Catholic welcomed 12 Chinese students for pilot exchange program

Students from Hau Kong International School came to Sammamish this July.

After 28 years in Sammamish, Carousel Gift Shop has moved to historic downtown Snoqualmie.

Snoqualmie welcomes new downtown business Carousel Gift Shop

Congressional candidates talk health care, guns, immigration at Issaquah forum

Three of the leading candidates attended the forum at Blakely Hall in Issaquah on July 24.

Sammamish’s separation with longtime city manager draws council criticism

In a 5-2 vote, the council approved a separation agreement with Howard at their July 17 meeting.

Issaquah Chamber of Commerce hosts primary election candidate forum

The Issaquah Chamber of Commerce held their own primary election candidate forum on July 12

Issaquah Council approves traffic calming plan for Olde Town

Issaquah council approved a $310,000 funding request for the initiative at its July 2 meeting.

Sammamish city council approves design concept for trail focused park

The city council authorized the submittal of the open space conceptual design to the YMCA.

Issaquah and Sammamish examine changes to city signage codes

Sammamish decides that Electronic Reader Boards would not be an allowed use.

Issaquah City Hall. Photo courtesy of Joe Mabel

Issaquah city council approves replacement development regulations for Talus

Issaquah has ended the Talus development agreement and enacted updated replacement regulations.

Issaquah City Hall. Photo courtesy of Joe Mabel

Sammamish Council discusses possible changes to concurrency plan

Council will explore the data collected on peak hours of morning traffic.

Zackuse Creek restoration project breaks ground in Sammamish

The city of Sammamish has partnered with the Snoqualmie Tribe, Kokanee Work Group, King County and local property owners to restore the creek.

Sammamish Muslim communities host Iftar dinner events

Iftar is the meal after sunset that breaks the daily fast during the month of Ramadan.

Issaquah city council ends development moratorium, passes city vision plan

The city of Issaquah’s development moratorium has ended. Originally enacted in 2016, the moratorium was lifted after the City Council approved the final moratorium-related ordinance… Continue reading