Kevin Endejan

Confused man found soaking wet, disoriented near his Sammamish condo | Police blotter

A 50-year-old man called Sammamish police the early morning of June 21 concerned about his partner’s well being. The man said his partner, who hadn’t slept in three days, left the couple’s condo door wide open, with all the lights on and a vehicle in the garage.

Sammamish artist Jim Lamb sits in his Pine Lake studio with several of his popular landscape pieces behind him.

Sammamish artists work on display at Governor’s Mansion

Sammamish painter Jim Lamb wasn’t expecting the reaction he got from Gov. Jay Inslee a few weeks ago in Olympia.

Sammamish artist Jim Lamb sits in his Pine Lake studio with several of his popular landscape pieces behind him.
There will be zero tolerance this Fourth of July for Sammamish citizens setting off fireworks like these

Big fines loom for those who use fireworks in Sammamish

Be warned, setting off fireworks in Sammamish this Fourth of July holiday could prove costly.

There will be zero tolerance this Fourth of July for Sammamish citizens setting off fireworks like these

Ghosts, squatters or just her imagination? | Police blotter

A 63-year-old Los Angeles woman contacted police June 12 after suspecting someone of breaking into her deceased mother's Sammamish home to "mess with her."

Grant Beahm gives a classmate a huge hug Monday after exiting Eastlake's 2013 graduation ceremony at Key Arena.

Eastlake students celebrate one of life’s ‘Key’ moments

On paper, it sounds like an insurmountable amount of time, but as Eastlake student speaker Bryce Barlow pointed out during Monday's graduation ceremony at Key Arena, time flies by too quickly.

Grant Beahm gives a classmate a huge hug Monday after exiting Eastlake's 2013 graduation ceremony at Key Arena.

Sammamish says if Issaquah doesn’t want Klahanie, ‘we do’

If the city of Issaquah isn't interested, the city of Sammamish made it official they are.

Skyline’s Tucker Russell is up for two Northwest Emmy Regional Awards this weekend in Seattle. His work is up against other top high school directors from Alaska

Skyline student Tucker Russell up for a pair of Emmys

Tucker Russell hopes for a little bit of “kismet” this weekend — in more ways than one.

Skyline’s Tucker Russell is up for two Northwest Emmy Regional Awards this weekend in Seattle. His work is up against other top high school directors from Alaska

Strange milk, rock message left on Sammamish doorstep | Police blotter

A Sammamish woman contacted police June 7 after finding a gallon of fat-free milk surrounded by rocks on her front doorstep.

Sammamish boy suffers minor injuries after falling from second-story window | Police blotter

Police responded to a call May 27 of a 4-year-old Sammamish boy falling through the screen of a second story window.

Sammamish Council breaks its stalemate on vehicle impoundment issue

The Sammamish City Council settled a war of words at its June 4 meeting

Sammamish author Kirsten Vienneau’s book “I Don’t Know. What Do You Want To Do?” focuses on alternative ways for teens and young adults to have fun.

Sammamish author focuses on alternative fun for teens, young adults

A former youth minister, Kirsten Vienneau always heard the same thing from high school students when she asked what they did over the weekend.

Sammamish author Kirsten Vienneau’s book “I Don’t Know. What Do You Want To Do?” focuses on alternative ways for teens and young adults to have fun.

Cops called after Issaquah man takes break in neighbor’s lawn chair | Police blotter

Police responded to a call of a man sitting in his neighbor’s yard May 22 in a lawn chair.

A look at the area the Sammamish Plateau Water & Sewer District serves.

Sammamish council raises questions over Issaquah stormwater injection

Representatives from the city of Issaquah recently tried to assure their neighbors to the north there's no reason to worry about the potential injection of stormwater runoff into an aquifer that serves 54,000 Sammamish residents.

A look at the area the Sammamish Plateau Water & Sewer District serves.
Margie Vines shows off the flyer her parents displayed in their cabin after she was sent off as a member of the first all female branch of the United States Navy in 1942.

A time to remember | Spiritwood at Pine Lake resident recalls her time in WAVES

Margie Vines proudly opened a manila envelope and pulled out a certificate sent to her parents in 1942.

Margie Vines shows off the flyer her parents displayed in their cabin after she was sent off as a member of the first all female branch of the United States Navy in 1942.
Vicki Hoffman

Survey says alcohol use, binge drinking high in Issaquah School District

Alcohol use and binge drinking among students in the Issaquah School District — especially high school seniors — is well above average according to the state’s most recent Healthy Youth Survey.

Vicki Hoffman

Vandals use Sammamish homeowner’s own spray paint to draw crude message | Police blotter

A Sammamish woman called police May 7 after finding crude drawing spray-painted in red in front of her home.

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Sammamish siblings keep sister’s memory alive through Relay For Life

Jack Callahan undoubtedly has a busy schedule. A member of Eastlake’s varsity soccer team, the senior is knee-deep preparing for final exams, graduation and his next step at the University of Washington.

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Detectives show off a shotgun stolen from a Sammamish home and recovered in Burien.

Three arrested, two guns and 1,000 rounds of ammunition recovered after Sammamish burglary

Detectives from the Sammamish Police Department, Burien Police Department and the King County Sheriff’s Office, along with the KCSO SWAT team arrested three people and recovered a stolen AR-15 rifle, a shotgun and over 1,000 rounds of ammunition late Thursday evening and early Friday morning in connection with a May 8 burglary.

Detectives show off a shotgun stolen from a Sammamish home and recovered in Burien.

Wag the Dog and it will bite back | Kevin Endejan | Reporter’s Notebook

The Seattle May Day protest was benign. There was only some sign waving here and some chanting over there. Television reporters remained persistent, filling dead air with words like “violence” and “mobs.” In reality, viewers were treated to dramatic live coverage of nothing. However, the TV guys finally proved if you Wag the Dog long enough, it will bite back.

Patrons line up for produce at last year's Sammamish Farmers Market.

Sammamish set for first farmers market of the season

Residents can expect a mix of old and new May 15 when Sammamish hosts its first farmers market of 2013.

Patrons line up for produce at last year's Sammamish Farmers Market.