Through this newspaper, I want to acknowledge the community, national and international contributions made by the Rotary Club of Sammamish during this past year led by our immediate past president, Clint Scott. Our Club was founded just five years ago by the Rotary Club of Issaquah, and we’ve come a long way!
Exactly two years ago, Mora Shaw died.
Today, she is a cheerful 20-year-old ready to start her second year of college at Western Washington University — and, to her family, a miracle — although she blushes to hear that description.
Though the back-to-school rush doesn’t start for more than a month, Hopelink, a social services agency serving North and East King County, is asking people to think about three-ring binders and colored pencils a bit ahead of schedule.
The Sammamish City Council on Tuesday held a first reading of ordinances to place a $19 million bond measure and accompanying operations levy on the fall ballot. The second reading and decision about whether to send the two propositions to a vote will happen at the council’s next meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the council chambers at City Hall.
Nearly two years’ work, $10,000 worth of fundraising and a considerable amount of donated labor went up in flames last week when the greenhouse at Sunny Hills Elementary School burned to the ground in what some believe was an arson.
Alarming gas prices and painful levels of pollution are pushing people to explore eco-friendly modes of transportation. Issaquah’s Resource Conservation Office is making that easier by hosting Green My Ride Eastside, a fair showcasing alternative ways to get around. The event will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow in the Pickering Barn, as part of the Issaquah Farmers Market.
At a time when camping trips and swimming lessons often distract consistent blood donors from continuing to donate, the Puget Sound Blood Center launched a new project to encourage people to not just give blood this summer, but give twice.
The “Four Seasons in Sammamish” art installation that was initially placed near the children’s area in the Lower Commons has been moved up closer to City Hall because it was damaged repeatedly.