Kevin Endejan

Kevin Endejan

Goodbye and thanks for memories | Kevin Endejan | Reporter’s Notebook

As I sit writing this column, the cheesy video for the '90s hit from Boyz II Men, “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday,” instantly comes to mind. A technical writing job at a Fortune 500 company was an opportunity I couldn’t pass up — especially with a growing family. My wife, Melanie, and I, have our first baby due in a few short weeks.

 

Man arrested for DUI after nearly colliding with officer | Police blotter

A 20-year-old Monroe man was pulled over in the early morning of Aug. 17 after he nearly sideswiped an off-duty Sammamish police officer who was on his way home from work.

 

Anne Steindorf works math problems on the whiteboard in her classroom at Inglewood Middle School. Steindorf

A new standard | Local teachers prepare for changes

Anne Steindorf has taught math in three different states and she’s always amazed at the contrast.

 

Sammamish man attacks neighbor boy with a bat | Police blotter

Police arrested a 55-year-old Sammamish man Aug. 3 after he allegedly hit an 11-year-old boy in the back of the thigh with a baseball bat.

Police were able to identify this man as the suspect in more than 60 robberies in Washington and Oregon after a video camera captured his image while he broke into a Bellevue home.

Sammamish detectives break up multi-state burglary ring

Detectives from the Sammamish Police Department played a major role Aug. 6 in busting up a burglary ring that stretched from Mill Creek to Beaverton, Ore.

Police were able to identify this man as the suspect in more than 60 robberies in Washington and Oregon after a video camera captured his image while he broke into a Bellevue home.
Greg Dale

From the ashes | Sammamish couple helps people heal with glass hearts

For the last 10 months Sammamish resident Greg Dale and his wife, Christina, have ventured down a path they never imagined.

Greg Dale
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Garden sprouts sense of community in Sammamish

A few months since the seeds were planted, the Sammamish Community Garden has taken off.

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Officers called after boy seen using BMW trunk as bathroom | Police blotter

Issaquah police responded to a call July 27 of a child going to the bathroom in the back trunk of a BMW.

Crack pipe turns out to be electric cigarette | Police blotter

Issaquah police were dispatched to a call July 23 of a male and a female possibly using a crack pipe.

Homeless men threaten to kill bears in Sammamish with booby traps | Police blotter

Police chased down two 19-year-old males July 18 after they leapt over the fence behind Sammamish Presbyterian Church into the Knolls Apartments.

Habitat for Humanity said its Sammamish project will be very similar to this project

Affordable housing on its way to Sammamish

Not long and those who work in Sammamish but can't afford to live in the city will have an opportunity to develop roots on the Plateau.

Habitat for Humanity said its Sammamish project will be very similar to this project
The white dots outline the Town Center area in Sammamish.

Sammamish Council continues to debate goals of Town Center

Halfway through its process of establishing an economic development plan for its Town Center, the Sammamish Council is not seeing eye to eye.

The white dots outline the Town Center area in Sammamish.

Sammamish police forced to taser dog after attack on 8-year-old girl | Police blotter

Sammamish officers were forced to taser an aggressive dog July 8 after it escaped its owner’s parked vehicle and bit an 8-year-old girl.

Sammamish explores option of starting own fire department

Sammamish’s contract with partner Eastside Fire & Rescue expires at the end of December 2014. The city is required to notify EF&R 12 months in advance if it plans to renew services with the organization.

Sammamish will conduct survey of Klahanie residents

The City of Sammamish continued to show its interest in unincorporated Klahanie and its surrounding neighborhoods earlier this week.

Sammamish finally agrees on environmental regulations

More than a year’s worth of scientific research, evaluations by the Planning Commission and often heated debate between landowners and environmentalists reached a conclusion Tuesday night in Sammamish.

Sammamish neighbors find girls underwear in the brush | Police blotter

Sammamish Police were contacted by a landscaper July 3 who found several items of young ladies underwear behind a neighborhood sign.

Firework calls up in Sammamish, damage reports down

With a renewed emphasis on its fireworks ban, the City of Sammamish received an abnormally high number of calls over the Fourth of July holiday.

Man wielding knives on toilet surrenders to Sammamish police | Police blotter

Sammamish police were called to a residence in the 1500 block of 228th Avenue Southeast June 30 after a 29-year-old man locked himself in the bathroom with knives.

Sammamish extends moratorium on marijuana operations another 6 months

The possibility Sammamish residents could one day run marijuana operations from their homes is still alive — at least for another six months.