Sammamish Chamber hires first full-time executive director; CEF extends registration deadline
A proud, loud, orange-and-blue bedecked crowd packed the new stadium stands at Eastside Catholic High School in Sammamish on Tuesday for the official dedication and blessing of the new facility.
A 46-year-old Sammamish man died after he reportedly fell while hiking in the Guye Peak area near Snoqualmie Pass on Monday, according to King County Sheriff’s officials.
The victim, identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office as Oded Schramm, was an experienced hiker, Sgt. John Urquhart said.
About 20,000 residents in Redmond and unincorporated King County are temporarily without 911 access from landline phones after a construction crew accidentally severed a fiber optic cable at the corner of Redmond Way and 159th Place Northeast in Redmond.
Dan Satterberg, King County’s prosecuting attorney, has a transportation policy.
“Transportation. First, I’m in favor of it,” he said. “Second, I think you should get to drive your car whenever you want. And third is no one else should get to drive your car.”
“Jeeves, bring me some Milk Duds!”
He or she may not be named Jeeves, but a waitperson will gladly fetch your candy, popcorn, wine, gourmet appetizers or a full dinner while you enjoy a film at the Village Roadshow Gold Class Cinemas, coming to Redmond Town Center this fall.
A 29-year-old man from the Bonney Lake area died in a fiery crash on southbound Interstate 405 at about 6:45 a.m. Friday that backed up traffic for miles through Renton during the morning commute.
Have you ever thought of participating or trying to participate in a triathlon? Thousands of people every year embark on these multi-sport races for the first time, in hopes of challenging their minds and push their bodies to limits they have not yet endured. Thirty-five Northwest cancer survivors met the challenge head on last Sunday at Seattle’s Genesse Park, the same way they battled their crushing diagnosis and disease.
What could you accomplish by giving up just one hour of your free time each week? Don’t underestimate yourself. You could make a profound difference in the life of a child by volunteering as a lunch buddy, mentor or tutor through LINKS (Looking Into the Needs of Kids and Schools).
The new elementary school on the Plateau is bright, airy, and filled with appealing colors and shapes. It’s downright beautiful, and the teachers and staff members at Rachel Carson Elementary School last week were a-twitter with unrestrained delight.
The Seattle City Council last month imposed a 20 cent fee on all plastic and paper bags at grocery, drug and convenience stores. This fee, as well as a ban on all plastic foam drinking cups and food containers, will go into effect within Seattle city limits at the beginning of next year. We wholeheartedly support any effort to improve the environment, and while we applaud the city of Seattle for its environmentally conscious position, we feel that the tax was unnecessary and heavy-handed — at least at this point.
At first glance it seems like a typical campground — a glistening pool, horseshoes, volleyball court (sand, with overhead stadium lights) sunbathers on the lawn and plenty of tents and RVs.