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See you Wednesday for the season's final Farmers Market September 20, 2016
The Sept. 21 Farmers Market will the last for this season, but it should be fun! Play the "Find the Pumpkin" game and enjoy the Nia Dance Party! The EvergreenHelath Mobile 3D Mammography Coach will also be there. See you a...
 
Farmers Market attendees: Please park at Mary Queen of Peace! September 20, 2016
Since the upper level of the Community Center parking lot will be closed for a resurfacing project on Wednesday, people coming to the Farmers Market are being asked to leave their vehicles in the Mary Queen of Peace parking l...
 
Work delayed on upper parking lot at Community Center September 12, 2016
The western wing of the upper parking lot at the Community Center is open. It was supposed to be closed so crews could apply a new surface coating, but there's been a delay in the work schedule. Both entrances to the Communit...
 
Farmers Market, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 4-7:30 p.m.!!! September 12, 2016
"Sustainability in Sammamish" is one of the attractions at Wednesday's Farmers Market. That, plus music from the Sammamish Symphony and the usual array of natural delights. For full details, check out the attached flyer...
 
Voters Registration Table at Sammamish Farmer's Market September 09, 2016
Stop by the Voter Registration table at the Sammamish Farmers Market to register to vote in the November 2016 elections. Volunteers will be available to assist you on 9/14 and 9/21 if any of the following apply to you: 1...
 
Redmond road projects affecting morning rush hour September 09, 2016
Sammamish commuters heading north on East Lake Sammamish Parkway and west on State Route 202 are running into delays during the morning rush hour thanks to ongoing road construction in downtown Redmond. If possible, drivers a...
 
September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance September 09, 2016
To find out more about service opportunities on the anniversary of Sept. 11, please click on the link below.
 
You're invited to tonight's round-table meeting on growth! August 11, 2016
As the economy has improved over the past year or two, the pace of development and construction in Sammamish has accelerated. This has raised concerns in the community regarding the clearing of trees, the impact on traffic an...
 
Farmers Market - Wednesday, Sept. 7, 4-8 p.m. September 06, 2016
The days are getting cooler but the Farmers Market is still red hot! Come to City Hall plaza on Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 4-8 p.m. and enjoy all the offerings described in the attached brochure!
 
Come to a storm water open house on Sept. 21 September 06, 2016
The city is making important decisions about storm water in the months ahead, and it would very much like your presence at a storm water open house on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 5-7 p.m., at City Hall. Residents will be able to dis...
 
King County Metro working group needs your help! September 06, 2016
King County Metro is working with communities across King County to develop innovative, customized mobility services to meet local transportation needs. They’re exploring both tried-and-true approaches and cutting-edge ideas...
 
Pine and Beaver Lakes – Aquatic Vegetation Presentation September 01, 2016
If you live next to Pine Lake or Beaver Lake, you may have noticed the presence of “aquatic vegetation.” These plants, some of which are good for the lake, may have you reaching for your pruning tools. Before you make that m...
 
Beach at Lake Sammamish State Park closed due to illnesses August 30, 2016
King County health officials confirmed on Tuesday that Tibbetts Beach at Lake Sammamish State Park has been closed until Wednesday while they investigate the cause of swimmer illnesses. Around 15 children who swam at the beac...
 
Farmers Market on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 4-8 p.m. August 30, 2016
To see the highlights of this week's Farmers Market, click on the attached flyer!
 
Southeast Fourth Street is now open! August 29, 2016
After being closed for several weeks to allow installation of new water and sewer mains, a quarter-mile of Southeast Fourth Street (just west of 228th Avenue) is now open. TRF Pacific, the development company building “The Vi...
 
Request for Proposal - Hearing Examiner Services August 26, 2016
I. PURPOSE OF REQUEST The City of Sammamish is requesting proposals from individuals with at least five (5) years of Hearing Examiner experience for the purpose of selecting a Hearing Examiner. The party selected must be...
 
Sammamish Fall Recycling Collection Event August 25, 2016
The Sammamish Fall Recycling Collection event and bin sale is returning to Discovery Elementary School and Eastlake High School on Sunday, September 18, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please download the event flyer for more i...
 
Southeast Fourth Street expected to re-open on Monday Aug. 29 August 19, 2016
Weather permitting, the paving of Southeast Fourth Street (just west of 228th Ave. S.E.) will be completed the week of Aug. 22. The road, which has been closed to traffic for several weeks, is expected to re-open on Monday, A...
 
Request for Proposals – Custodial Services for City of Sammamish Parks and Facilities August 24, 2016
The City of Sammamish Parks and Recreation Department is soliciting proposals for custodial services for City parks and facilities. Sealed proposals, plainly marked “Proposal for Custodial Maintenance Services” on the outs...
 
Snake Hill Road will close on Aug. 26, 27 August 10, 2016
The city will close 212th Way Southeast, also known as Snake Hill Road, at 9 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 26, for an additional round of roadway repairs. The steep, winding road that leads down to E. Lake Sammamish Parkway will remai...
 
Farmers Market continues! Wednesday, 4-8 p.m. at City Hall Plaza August 23, 2016
Summer may be winding down, but the Farmers Market will have another great day on Wednesday, Aug. 24, from 4-8 p.m. For a complete look at this week's special features, please check out the attached flyer.
 
Learn about the GMA - Growth Management Act July 10, 2016
The city's newsletter frequently makes reference to the Growth Management Act - or GMA - when it touches on the issue of development. Recently, with the uptick in the economy, growth and development have increased in Sammamis...
 
Growth Management Act (GMA) Brochure August 01, 2016
In the city's August newsletter, a state Department of Commerce brochure on the state's Growth Management Act (GMA) was excerpted. To read the full brochure, click on the link below.
 
*Health Advisory* Extreme Heat Warning in Effect Thursday Through Saturday August 17, 2016
An Excessive Heat Watch has been issued for King County by the National Weather Service for Thursday through Saturday Evening. An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of hot temperatures is expected that wil...
 
Sammamish is the safest city in Washington with a population over 30,000 August 17, 2016
Here are the five safest cities in the state, according to a review of data by ValuePenguin, a personal finance website. 1. DuPont This small community earns the number one spot in this ranking. Dupont’s population grew...
 
Traffic alert: Expect delays along 228th and at roundabout on Issaquah-Pine Lake Road August 17, 2016
Through Monday, Aug. 22, work crews will be doing utility work in the roadway along 228th and Issaquah Pine Lake Road. This will cause intermittent traffic delays. The roundabout at the intersection if Issaquah Pine Lake...
 
Farmers Market on Wednesday, 4-8 p.m. August 16, 2016
Make it a memorable summer week by coming to the Sammamish Farmers Market on Wednesday, Aug. 17, from 4 to 8 p.m. To see the special offerings for this edition of the market, just take a look at the attached flyer!
 
Accident on I-90 has been cleared August 12, 2016
Early this afternoon, a traffic collision on I-90 just east of High Point Road was blocking two eastbound lanes, according to WSDOT. Some of the traffic was being detoured along Duthie Hill Road, which was causing delays. WSD...
 
Soapbox Derby will close Southeast 24th on Aug. 20 August 12, 2016
A portion of Southeast 24th Street will closed for the annual Sammamish Rotary Soapbox Derby on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. The road will be closed from 228th Avenue Southeast to 232nd Avenue Southeast.
 
Farmers Market Today - 4-8 p.m.!!! August 10, 2016
To find out what's happening at today's very special Farmers Market, just click on the attached flyer!
 
Request for Proposals - Zackuse Creek Fish Passage Project August 08, 2016
Request for Proposals – Zackuse Creek Fish Passage Project The City of Sammamish (City) Public Works Department is soliciting interest and qualifications from Consultants to perform preliminary engineering, acquire necess...
 
National Night Out! August 02, 2016
Police officers and firefighters were fanning out in Sammamish Tuesday evening to take part in National Night Out, a coast-to-coast effort to get public safety personnel and neighbors better acquainted. Gathering at neighborh...
 
Volunteers are needed to help build the new playground at Lake Sammamish State Park August 01, 2016
Volunteers are needed for Community Build Days to help construct the new playground equipment at Lake Sammamish State Park. Dates are August 24, 25, 26. Both half-day and full-day volunteers are needed. Sign up for one or...
 
Come to the Farmers Market on Wednesday, 4-8 p.m.! August 01, 2016
As we enjoy the weather -- and the bounty -- of summer, come to the Farmers Market at City Hall Plaza this Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Please take a look at the attached flyer to see what this special Wednesday has to offer!
 
Talk to City Councilmembers at the Farmers Market! July 26, 2016
If you want to take a break from the flowers, fruits and vegetables, this week's Farmers Market also offers an opportunity to chat with your elected officials! Sammamish City Councilmembers Christie Malchow and Bob Keller wil...
 
Please report suspicious activity in city parks July 22, 2016
Recently, there have been several incidents of vandalism at Pine Lake Park and Beaver Lake Park. If you see suspicious activity, please contact Sammamish Police at 206-296-3311 or 9-1-1.
 
Traffic impacts on Inglewood Hill Road June 15, 2016
Be ready to tap your brakes as you head downhill on Inglewood Hill Road. The city, in partnership with Sammamish Plateau Water, is installing, among other things, a water main replacement, new storm water pipe, new sidewalks...
 
Request for Qualifications - City of Sammamish Land Acquisition Strategy & Implementation Policy July 22, 2016
The City of Sammamish is soliciting qualification submittals to provide consultant services for a Land Acquisition Strategy and Implementation Policy for the City. Firms should have a collective experience that includes exper...
 
Weigh in on how Metro manages availability of parking at its Park-and-Rides by Friday, August 19. July 21, 2016
Metro wants your opinion on how they manage their Park-and-Rides to help ensure that the users are actually riding the bus instead of going to nearby businesses, apartments or construction sites. Sound Transit will begin...
 
Stormwater Open House is set – rain or shine - for July 27! July 08, 2016
In a city full of streams, lakes and steep slopes, the issue of stormwater is of vital importance. With that in mind, the city is holding a special Open House on Wednesday, July 27, 4-7 p.m., at Sammamish City Hall, 801 228th...
 
Residents vote to continue Beaver Lake Management District July 13, 2016
It wasn’t close. Residents near Beaver Lake voted overwhelmingly last month to continue the Beaver Lake Management District for another 10 years. The new term of the district’s life will begin in 2017. There were 338 ballo...
 
Inglewood Hill Road/E. Lake Sammamish P'way -- Please take alternative routes July 12, 2016
Between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., residents are advised to avoid Inglewood Hill Road and the East Lake Sammamish Parkway. The work at that intersection is causing lengthy delays. Please take alternative routes between 9 a.m. and 4 p...
 
Patching and paving scheduled to begin in Summer Ridge neighborhood on July 11 July 08, 2016
The schedule is subject to change, but residents in the Summer Ridge neighborhood should expect to see pavement patching work get underway on Monday, July 11. After problematic areas are patched, a new layer of pavement will...
 
Public meeting #2 on the Issaquah-Fall City Road improvements is set for Wednesday, July 13 July 07, 2016
Residents interested in viewing design options for Phase 1 improvements to Issaquah-Fall City Road are invited to attend a public meeting at Shepherd of the Hills Church, 24850 S.E. Issaquah-Fall City Road, on Wednesday, July...
 
Request for Qualifications - Sammamish Town Center Implementation Support July 05, 2016
The City of Sammamish is soliciting qualification submittals to provide planning and design support services for the implementation of the Sammamish Town Center Plan. Firms should have a collective experience that includes ex...
 
Southeast Fourth Street will close on Monday, July 18 June 09, 2016
TRF Pacific, the development company building “The Village at Sammamish Town Center,” will install new water and sewer mains under Southeast Fourth Street in July. After taking the steep slope of the roadway and the depth...
 
Reminder: Fireworks are illegal inside Sammamish city limits June 27, 2016
Instead of breaking the law on Independence Day, residents are invited to dispense with their own fireworks and join thousands of others at The Fourth on the Plateau, a city-sponsored celebration and fireworks display at Samm...
 
Farmers Market this week! June 28, 2016
The June 29 Farmers Market at Sammamish City Hall Plaza will feature story time for the kids, Seashell Music Together, Bees in the 'Burbs, salsas by Nino Blanco and much more. For the full menu of delights available this Wedn...
 
Puget Sound Energy will be installing new poles along E. Lake Sammamish Parkway June 17, 2016
Starting in mid-June, Puget Sound Energy (PSE) crews will be putting in new poles and new wiring along East Lake Sammamish Parkway between Northeast 28th Place and Marymoor Storage, just south of Northeast 65th Street. The wo...
 
Farmers Market today from 4-8 p.m.! June 15, 2016
As the season progresses, the Farmers Market is offering more and more delicious natural delicacies! For a full rundown of today's market, see the attached flyer!
 
Pavement overlay work will continue in Summer Ridge until June 24 June 13, 2016
Work on the sidewalk, curb and gutter repairs, and ADA curb ramp replacements will continue until June 24 in the Summer Ridge neighborhood. Typically, all work happens between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Plea...
 
City to hold second open house on S.E. Fourth Street improvements June 10, 2016
Given that Southeast Fourth Street will serve as the main transportation corridor through the city’s much-anticipated Town Center, the city is doing its best to make sure the roadway meets both public expectations and traffic...
 
The KPMG Women's PGA Championship is underway at Sahalee Country Club June 01, 2016
As great players and big crowds enjoy Sahalee Country Club this week, residents should keep a few things in mind. --Tournament play runs from Thursday, June 9, until Sunday, June 12. --Spectator parking for the Championsh...
 
Farmers Market this Wednesday, June 8, 4-8 p.m. June 06, 2016
Come to the Sammamish Farmers Market this Wednesday, June 8, from 4 to 8 p.m., and enjoy the fruits of the season, terrific music, and so much more! It's all happening in City Hall Plaza, 801 228th Ave. S.E. For full details...
 
6/13 Tent City IV Community Feedback Meeting at City Hall, June 13 June 03, 2016
The Sammamish Department of Community Development invites you to participate in a public Community Feedback Meeting regarding the Temporary Homeless Encampment at Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church, otherwise known as Tent C...
 
City Council to Sound Transit Board and Metro: We're paying too much for too little May 26, 2016
In a May 25 letter to the Sound Transit Board, Mayor Don Gerend, writing on behalf of the entire Sammamish City Council, outlined the city's concerns about the Draft ST3 Plan. The essence of the city's message: Sammamish...
 
Final Master Gardners Clinic at City Hall on Saturday, June 11 June 03, 2016
The Snoqualmie Valley King County WSU Master Gardeners Clinic is pleased to announce the last of their 2016 “In the Garden Series”: We’ve All Got Them: Plant Pests and Diseases. This talk will be held at 1:30 p.m. on...
 
Look out for racing bikes on Saturday, June 4 June 02, 2016
As part of the Cascade Bicycle Club "Century Summer Bicycle Ride," lots of cyclists will be zipping along Sammamish streets on Saturday, June 4. Please keep an eye out and drive carefully. The portion of the ride that pas...
 
Fill the boot! June 02, 2016
On Friday, June 3, from 2 to 6 p.m., firefighters will be present at the intersection of 228th Avenue Northeast and Northeast Eighth Street. As is their custom, they will ask drivers to place donations in a boot! Please drive...
 
Regarding tree removal, the development along Issaquah-Pine Lake Road is following the letter of the law June 02, 2016
Responding to resident concerns about the clearing of trees along Issaquah-Pine Lake Road, city officials say the Conner Jarvis development is following all applicable rules. The city notes, however, that this development per...
 
It is a big day for families at the Farmers Market this Wednesday! June 23, 2014
Wednesday, June 25, from 4-8 p.m. should be the best time of the week for families in Sammamish! The Farmers Market is packed with family-friendly activities. --Story time by the Sammamish Library @ 4:30 --Kids Activity...
 
It is going to be a "Very Merry Sammamish" on Dec. 5 November 26, 2014
Kick off the holiday season with FESTIVE FAMILY FUN, including a petting zoo, a snow field, local choirs, cookie decorating and holiday lights. Special appearances will be made by Santa, Snow Queen, Snow Princess and Eastside...
 
Update: Pavement overlay work in Sammamish neighborhoods June 01, 2016
--WAVERLY HILLS: Paving will be completed on June 1 --EDEN VIEW: Paving will be completed on June 3 --PINEBROOK MEADOWS: Work on the sidewalk, curb and gutter repairs, and ADA curb ramp replacements will be completed...
 
City seeking applicants for "Director of Parks and Recreation" position June 01, 2016
Due to a recent opening, the city of Sammamish is recruiting applicants for the "Director of Parks and Recreation" position. Under the direction of the city manager, this individual will provide comprehensive oversight of the...
 
Snake Hill Road (212th Way S.E.) will close this Friday and Saturday May 31, 2016
Beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, June 3, Snake Hill Road will close for two days so repairs can be made. The winding road, which goes down a steep incline from 212th Avenue Southeast to East Lake Sammamish Parkway, will stay cl...
 
2016-17 Issaquah/Lk Samm AmeriCorps Position Available May 23, 2016
Want a #CareerInConservation? Become an Americorps member! Now seeking applicants for next year's AmeriCorps members, including a position to fill in Issaquah. Visit the Americorps website for more information on ava...
 
Sammamish Review Article for Issaquah-Fall City Road 5/16/16 May 23, 2016
http://www.theeastside.news/sammamishreview/news/local/sammamish-workshop-outlines-improvements-for-busy-issaquah-fall-city-road/article_42c1d1d0-1bc9-11e6-8f34-ff49ea75874c.html
 
Farmers Market equals crisp apples and great music this Wednesday, 4-8 p.m.! May 23, 2016
This week's Farmers Market will feature Fardell Farms and their crisp apples and flavorful cherries! There will also be a double bill of music -- "Lake View Music Together" from 4 to 6 p.m. and "Double Barrs" jazz and swing f...
 
Business License Applications May 23, 2016
The Department of Revenue is upgrading their business licensing software. The system for on-line application or renewal will not be available between May 23 through June 5.
 
The City of Sammamish is seeking applicants to fill vacancies for city boards and commissions. November 02, 2015
The City Council is seeking applicants to fill vacancies on the following Commissions/Boards: Arts Commission: For information on the activities of Commission, or to submit an application, visit the Arts Commission webpage...
 
Volunteer Board Position Available: A Regional Coalition for Housing (ARCH) May 18, 2016
ARCH is public organization created by cities in East King County to assist member cities with developing and administering local affordable housing programs. ARCH is now seeking residents in East King County for its Cit...
 
Issaquah will close S.E. 62nd St. at night on May 24, 25, 26 May 18, 2016
Drivers: Prepare for nighttime closures of Southeast 62nd Street in Issaquah. To minimize traffic impacts, 62nd Street will close for full overnight closures May 24, 25 and 26, 2016, as Sammamish Plateau Water conducts new...
 
Neighborhood Traffic Management Program Project - East Beaver Lake Way SE May 12, 2016
The City of Sammamish Public Works Department is working with neighborhood residents to install traffic management measures on East Beaver Lake Way SE as part of the City’s Neighborhood Traffic Management Program. A neighb...
 
Intermittent traffic light issues along 228th on Wednesday and Thursday May 18, 2016
There may be short-term traffic delays at intersections along 228th Avenue on Wednesday and Thursday. The city is making adjustments to its traffic signal system. Thanks for your patience.
 
Please help by donating Tools 4 School! May 17, 2016
Tools 4 School is a community-wide partnership led by the Issaquah Schools Foundation that provides 1000 backpacks and supplies to students of the Issaquah School District so they can start the school year equipped for learni...
 
Sammamish Symphony: "The Spring Blossoms of the Earth" on Sunday, June 12 May 13, 2016
This performance at the Eastlake Performing Arts Center on Sunday, June 12, at 2 p.m., will feature 2016 Youth Concerto Competition Winner Adrian Steele on the violin. For full details, please click on the link below.
 
Come to the Farmers Market on Wednesday, May 18 May 13, 2016
In addition to music by the Sammamish Symphony at 4:30 p.m., it will feature fresh eggs, kale, onions, asparagus, pea shoots, honey crisp apples and lots of fresh greens! For full details, click on the link below.
 
Parks Capital Projects Survey May 02, 2016
Express your opinion about the future of Sammamish Parks by taking the Parks Capital Projects Survey. The survey is attached below. The survey results will help inform the work of the Parks Commission and City Council in...
 
Front Street at I-90 in Issaquah is open for Thursday night's rush hour May 12, 2016
Front Street at I-90 in Issaquah is open for Thursday night's rush hour. It was closed earlier in the day as WSDOT worked to repair the I-90 bridge above Front Street. It will close again Thursday night at 10 p.m. and reopen...
 
WSDOT adds another evening closure to Front Street May 11, 2016
Drivers can expect one more night of full closure on Front Street under the Interstate 90 overpass in Issaquah as contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation replace a damaged bridge girder...
 
Update to Metro's 2040 Long Range Plan, public comment period is open until June 1st, 2016 May 12, 2016
Metro has published the technical appendices to their 2040 Long Range Plan this week and has accordingly extended the public comment period to June 1. Please take the opportunity to let them know what you think about the p...
 
Issaquah-Fall City Road Community Workshop this Thursday, May 12 May 10, 2016
The city is developing design options for the first phase of improvements to Issaquah-Fall City Road. To help collect public input on the matter, the city is holding a “Community Workshop” on Thursday, May 12, 6-8 p.m., at Pa...
 
Requests for Proposals - Graphic Design Service May 09, 2016
The City of Sammamish is seeking proposals from firms experienced in graphic design to create three (3) Recreation Guides in accordance with the terms, conditions, and specifications contained in the Request for Proposals (RF...
 
Wednesday, May 11, is opening day for the Farmers Market! May 06, 2016
Please join us on Wednesday, May 11, for opening day festivities as the Sammamish Farmers Market celebrates its 9th year. It begins at 3:50 p.m. with a ribbon cutting, courtesy of Mayor Don Gerend and the Sammamish Chamber of...
 
Sahalee Way Accident May 05, 2016
A minor traffic accident involving a vehicle and bus occurred on the southbound lane of Sahalee Way, just north of the Sammamish city limits. No injuries were reported. The accident was cleared at 5:25 pm. There may still be...
 
City will participate in Cascadia Rising on June 7 May 04, 2016
Early next month, when you go to buy your groceries, you may encounter a new, temporary feature at your favorite shopping center – an emergency “Info Hub.” Organized and set up by the Sammamish Citizen Corps Council (SCCC...
 
Help protect the Sound - May is Car Wash Awareness Month May 01, 2016
If your car’s dirty, well it’s not just dirt- it’s grime that contains heavy metals, oil, and toxic chemicals. May is Car Wash Awareness Month, and for the Puget Sound Car Wash Association and our partners this is an opportun...
 
Residents to weigh in on Metro's 2040 Draft Long-Range Transit Plan and Sound Transit's ST3 Plan at City Hall on May 2 April 14, 2016
Sammamish residents who want to provide feedback on Metro's 2040 Draft Long-Range Transit Plan and Sound Transit's ST3 Plan should attend an open house on Monday, May 2, 6:30-8 p.m., at Sammamish City Hall. "These plans ha...
 
Come to the Community and Aquatic Center Grand Opening on April 30! April 26, 2016
On Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., come to Sammamish Commons and experience a day of fun and free activities that the whole family will enjoy, highlighted by the Grand Opening of the city's Community and Aquatic C...
 
A mobile Lidar unit will inventory city trails this week April 26, 2016
A consultant to the City, Transmap Corporation, will be inventorying some existing Sammamish public trails through Thursday. The data will be used in updating the City’s 2004 Trails, Bikeways, and Paths Plan that will begin...
 
Resident input needed for Issaquah-Fall City Road improvements April 25, 2016
The city is developing design options for the first phase of improvements to Issaquah-Fall City Road. To help collect public input on the matter, the city is holding a “Community Workshop” on Thursday, May 12, 6-8 p.m., at Pa...
 
State of Mind mini-conference at Skyline H.S. on April 23 April 18, 2016
Co-sponsored by the Issaquah Schools Foundation and the city of Issaquah's Youth Advisory Board, an April 23 mini-conference at Skyline High School will focus on mental health. For full details, click on the link below:
 
Celebrating Women in Business 2016 April 18, 2016
Network, shop, learn & lunch at the "Celebrating Women in Business 2016" event on Friday, May 13. Presented by the Sammamish Chamber of Commerce, this special celebration will be held at The Plateau Club. For full information...
 
New conversation about mental illness prompted through art April 18, 2016
Community leaders will join artists to address the impact of mental illness on youth and community. For full information about the opening reception in Issaquah on Friday, April 29, please click on the link below.
 
Seeking Applicants for Health and Human Services Task Force April 08, 2016
The Sammamish City Council is forming a new Task Force for the Health and Human Services Committee. If you are interested in applying for a position please click link below for additional information. The deadline for applic...
 
Get ready for the Spring Recycling Event in Sammamish! March 29, 2016
Do you have a winter's worth of recycling you'd like to hand off to someone? Well, mark Sunday, April 24, on your calendar and get ready to go to Discovery Elementary or Eastlake High School between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. For ful...
 
Please help with Central Washington University survey March 25, 2016
A city-owned building at 120 228th Ave. N.E. (formerly Mars Hill Church) has drawn strong interest from many schools and colleges. Recently, the City Council identified Central Washington University as the leading potential o...
 
United Way offers free tax preparation for low-income families March 23, 2016
Tax help is available Jan. 11 to April 21, 2016, at a site near you! If your household makes less than $62,000, head to one of 24 locations in King County for free help filing your taxes—no appointment needed and no fees to...
 
Anti-racism event at Sammamish City Hall on Wednesday, March 30, at noon March 17, 2016
Join Deputy Mayor Ramiro Valderrama, representatives from the Eastside Race and Leadership Coalition and members of the Sammamish community in response to a racist incident that took place recently at Rags to Riches, a minori...
 
Want to take part in the comp plan update? August 30, 2013
As the city goes through its lengthy update of the comprehensive plan, it will welcome the input of all residents. And for those who would like to deepen their understanding of the land use planning, the city is offering a “s...
 
2016-2017 Sammamish Youth Board Membership Application March 11, 2016
Ever feel like there’s nothing to do here in Sammamish? Feel like your ideas are not being heard? Well here is your chance to make a difference. The Sammamish Youth Board is currently seeking teens that have the drive to m...
 
March 10 Open House will explain Redmond road project March 09, 2016
The city of Redmond will hold an open house on Thursday, March 10, from 4:30 to 7 p.m., to share information on major changes to Redmond Way and Cleveland Street. This project, scheduled to begin in late spring 2016, will aff...
 
Threadcycle Campaign Starts March 1! February 22, 2016
Last March, King County Solid Waste Division and Seattle Public Utilities launched Threadcycle, a public education campaign to encourage the donation of clothing, shoes, and linens, in any condition except wet, for reuse and...
 
Westbound SR 520 lane and ramp closures in Redmond on Saturday, Feb. 20 February 18, 2016
Drivers who use westbound State Route 520 through Redmond should plan ahead for lane and ramp closures from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20. Closure details • The right lane of westbound SR 520 from West Lake Sammam...
 
You and your pets can help raise funds for Lake Sammamish State Park! February 12, 2016
Get ready for the first ever Walk 'n Wag at Lake Sammamish State Park, 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 19. For full details, click on the link below.
 
Snake Hill Road will be closed on Feb. 20, 21 February 12, 2016
It’s officially known as 212th Avenue Southeast, but the section that twists and turns down to East Lake Sammamish Parkway is more commonly referred to as Snake Hill Road. And that’s the section that will be closed for its an...
 
Police need your help to catch mailbox thieves February 10, 2016
If you see a suspicious vehicle parked next to a locked mailbox or a group of locked mailboxes, please call 911. The Sammamish Police Department says there have been a large number of mailbox break-ins in recent days. The...
 
Annual maintenance cost for Mars Hill building is $50,000 February 10, 2016
The city inadvertently released incorrect information last week regarding the annual maintenance cost for a city-owned building along 228th Avenue Southeast. The old Mars Hill Church, which the city purchased last year for $6...
 
Volunteers needed for Lake Sammamish State Park restoration effort February 09, 2016
Volunteers are needed between Feb. 13 and Feb. 27 for a an outdoor service opportunity at Lake Sammamish State Park. Please help, if you can! Click on the link below for full details.
 
Tent City 4 has set up at Mary Queen of Peace February 04, 2016
On Thursday, Feb. 4, the city issued a temporary use permit that allowed Tent City 4 to occupy a portion of the Mary Queen of Peace church property. The encampment moved onto the property on Saturday, Feb. 6. The permit wi...
 
Sahalee Way is now open February 04, 2016
Sahalee Way, which was closed just north of the city limits due to a rollover truck accident this afternoon, is now clear. Traffic is moving in both directions. The opticom gate at NE 42nd Street, which was opened late thi...
 
Issaquah road project on Parkway will impact traffic January 27, 2016
Drivers: Prepare for overnight work along East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast in Issaquah. To minimize daytime traffic impacts, crews will begin working at night starting Feb. 1, 2016. Work will occur between 8 p.m.-6 a...
 
Recruiting for Public Works Director January 21, 2016
The City of Sammamish is currently recruiting for our Public Works Director. We are looking for an accomplished leader, with a history of performance in managing a public works department of comparable size and complexity...
 
Recruiting for Deputy City Manager January 26, 2016
The City is seeking an outstanding leader and manager to assist the City Manager in overseeing the City’s operations. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of achievement, extensive knowledge of city a...
 
Residents encouraged to share thoughts on parks capital improvement plan update January 22, 2016
The parks capital improvement plan (CIP) looks out six years, listing the facilities to be built and identifying funding sources. The plan, which is updated every two years, is now under development by the Parks and Recreatio...
 
Residents encouraged to share thoughts on parks capital improvement plan update on Feb. 3 January 22, 2016
The parks capital improvement plan (CIP) looks out six years, listing the facilities to be built and identifying funding sources. The plan, which is updated every two years, is now under development by the Parks and Recreatio...
 
Request for Entertainment Proposals January 22, 2016
If you're interested in performing at any one of the following 2016 Sammamish Park and Recreation special events (listed below), please email an electronic press kit to the Parks & Recreation Department c/o Recreation Coordin...
 
Open House on S.E. 4th Street improvements set for Jan. 28 January 19, 2016
With several projects already under construction inside the city’s Town Center Plan boundaries, the city is planning to improve a section of Southeast Fourth Street. The 3,300-foot roadway section in question, between 218th A...
 
Open House on S.E. Fourth Street improvements set for Jan. 28 January 19, 2016
With several projects already under construction inside the city’s Town Center Plan boundaries, the city is planning to improve a section of Southeast Fourth Street. The 3,300-foot roadway section in question, between 218th A...
 
Garden workshops at City Hall! January 19, 2016
The Washington State University Master Gardener Program and King County Master Gardener Program are pleased to announce that five gardening workshops will be held at Sammamish City Hall beginning in February. --Saturday...
 
Public meeting on Women's PGA Championship scheduled for Jan. 20 January 12, 2016
The city will host a public meeting at City Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 6:30 p.m., to brief residents on the impacts and opportunities presented by the 2016 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, which will be contested at Sahalee Co...
 
Jan. 29 application deadline for AWC scholarships January 08, 2016
If you're about to graduate from high school, the Association of Washington Cities is considering students for a $1,000 college scholarship. The city of Sammamish is now taking in applications. For full details, please click...
 
In Issaquah, East Lake Sammamish Parkway work will cause delays January 08, 2016
Drivers: Prepare for traffic impacts starting the week of Jan. 11, 2016, during utility work along East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast. From 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on weekdays, crews will close the parkway’s two-way left turn la...
 
Friend of Lake Sammammish State Park need your help! January 08, 2016
Do you love planning fun events? Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park needs you! A Community Celebrations Committee is being formed to bring new events to the state park. For full details, click on the link below.
 
Sammamish Arts Commission Presents - Don Fels: Vanishing Points January 06, 2016
Sammamish Arts Commission to Present: Don Fels: Vanishing Points January 19, – April 14, 2016 Sammamish, WA – The Sammamish Arts Commission is pleased to present the art of internationally acclaimed visual artist Dona...
 
Klahanie Annexation effective January 1, 2016 December 23, 2015
Effective January 1, 2016 all residents of the Klahanie Annexation Area will become residents of Sammamish (see map below). How will this affect you? Your address will remain the same, only the City name will change. But...
 
Habitat for Humanity recruiting homebuyer applicants for Sammamish development December 18, 2015
If you'd like an affordable home, please attend a "homeowner information meeting" on Saturday, Jan. 30, 10:45 a.m., at the Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave. S.E. To register for the meeting, contact Donna Adair at dadair@habi...
 
Property and business owners encouraged to submit storm damage reports December 11, 2015
For further information, go to - http://www.kingcounty.gov/safety/prepare/damage.aspx
 
Toys for Tots donation deadline extended until 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 15 December 11, 2015
Please bring a new, unwrapped gift to City Hall and drop it off in front of the police department so needy children can have a brighter holiday season. The donation deadline has been extended until 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 15...
 
R. Joseph Scott retires as conductor and musical director of the Sammamish Symphony December 01, 2015
Citing health concerns, the longtime conductor of the Sammamish Symphony, R. Joseph Scott, is retiring. For full details, click on the link below.
 
Kokanee Quest! A real-world treasure hunt for geocaches! November 23, 2015
Now through the Summer of 2016, you can embark on a Kokanee Quest, a real-world treasure hunt for geocaches designed to connect residents with efforts to restore Lake Sammamish kokanee salmon populations back to health. F...
 
There may be a touch of snow Tuesday evening November 23, 2015
The National Weather Service forecast for Sammamish calls for a chance of snow after 4 p.m. on Tuesday. No significant accumulation is expected, however. -Tuesday - A chance of rain showers before 4pm, then a slight chance...
 
City has new “after-hours, emergency phone number” November 23, 2015
If you want to report something to City Hall, but it’s over the weekend or after hours, call this number: 425-295-0700. Your call will be answered any hour of the day on weekends, and between 3:30 p.m. and 7 a.m., Monday t...
 
Two storm debris drop-off sites in Sammamish this weekend November 20, 2015
There will be a pair of drop-off locations in the city this weekend for storm debris. --East Sammamish Park - 21300 N.E 16th Street (next to Margaret Mead Elementary) --Beaver Lake Park - 2526 244th Ave. S.E. (next to the...
 
Sammamish Kokanee story on KING 5 TV November 20, 2015
The local NBC affiliate, KING 5 TV, just aired a story about the Kokanee salmon in Ebright Creek and Lake Sammamish. To see the story, just click on the link below:
 
Winds subsiding; flood watch through Wednesday; rain through Thursday November 16, 2015
The National Weather Forecast for Sammamish is as follows: Tuesday night Showers. Low around 40. Southwest wind 7 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch po...
 
Master Chorus Eastside performs in Sammamish! November 12, 2015
Charles Dickens’ beloved classic, A Christmas Carol, comes to vibrant life in Master Chorus Eastside’s enchanting and poignant synthesis of Christmas carols and readers theater, A “Choral” Christmas Carol. Holiday carols int...
 
Kokanee Cam in Ebright Creek! November 12, 2015
See live underwater pictures from Ebright Creek right now as our Kokanee make their way upstream. To get "up close and personal" with our favorite little red fish, click on the link below.
 
Report to City Council on Sahalee Way Open House postponed November 12, 2015
The Sahalee Way Open House report previously scheduled for the Nov. 17 City Council meeting has been postponed. That report, which will summarize resident comments received at the Nov. 4 Sahalee Way Open House and other publi...
 
Passport Acceptance Office will be Closed Wednesday, November 11, 2015 for Veteran's Day. November 10, 2015
 
Banking Services Request for Proposal (RFP) November 09, 2015
The City of Sammamish (City) is requesting proposals for its primary banking services. The City's needs are outlined in the following Request for Proposal (RFP). Deadline for submittal of proposals is December 16, 2015...
 
Make a Change - Debt Education Workshop November 02, 2015
Eastside Legal Assistance is partnering with the King County Bar Association and King County Libraries to present a free workshop. For more information please see the attached flier below.
 
PSE Tips: Preparing for power outages November 02, 2015
Puget Sound Energy’s Government Affairs team is preparing for the upcoming winter storm season. Every fall, Puget Sound Energy conducts multiple tabletop exercises, participates in local pre-winter education seminars and rem...
 
The Sammamish Citizen Corps will be exercising its "Info-Hub" program on Oct. 31 October 29, 2015
Info-Hubs are emergency-communication gathering sites for neighbors during a disaster. Their purpose is to help the community by relaying information and updates regarding available resources. This Saturday, Oct. 31, the...
 
Sammamish named as one of America's "best suburbs" October 26, 2015
After looking at the data on nearly 2,754 cities, BusinessInsider.com has ranked the city of Sammamish as the 39th “Best suburb in America.” In its write-up, the online site said the following: “With an official motto of...
 
Come have coffee with a Sammamish Cop! October 29, 2015
On the evening of Wednesday, Nov.4, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., you're invited to join your neighbors for a conversation with Sammamish Police officers. The "Coffee with a Cop" event will be held at the Starbucks in the QFC Shopping...
 
Bid Opening: Request for Bids for Solid Waste Services October 27, 2015
Bids were publicly opened today, October 27, 2015 at 4:30 pm for Solid Waste Services. For the results, please click on the document below. These are very preliminary results. For additional information please contact Beth Go...
 
Today's traffic on 228th will be affected by parade October 23, 2015
Skyline High School’s traditional homecoming parade will march up 228th Avenue on Friday, Oct. 23, beginning at 5 p.m. The northbound lanes of 228th will be closed between Discovery Elementary and the high school from 4 to 6...
 
Come to the second Sahalee Way Open House on Nov. 4 October 21, 2015
It’s not scheduled to start construction until 2017 at the earliest, but the widening of Sahalee Way will be the focus of a second open house on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 7-8 p.m., at the Boys and Girls Club, 825 228th Ave. N.E...
 
Sammamish Disaster Preparedness Fair on Oct. 17 October 06, 2015
If you want to prepare your family for disaster and help your community, come to the Disaster Preparedness Fair at City Hall on Saturday, Oct. 17. For details, click on the link below. SAMMAMISH DISASTER PREPAREDNESS FAIR...
 
Halloween Happening at City Hall! October 13, 2015
It's safe, dry, fun and not scary! Bring your young kids to City Hall on Oct. 30 and enjoy a Halloween Happening. See poster for details.
 
Sammamish Arts Fair this weekend! October 09, 2015
One of the most anticipated art events on the Eastside will take place at City Hall on Saturday, Oct. 10, and Sunday, Oct. 11. The Sammamish Arts Fair will throw open its doors from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Featuring s...
 
City of Sammamish releases updated documents for RFB for new Solid Waste Contract October 09, 2015
Below are the updated documents, and links to the updated Request for Bids and original Request for Bids (RFB) for a New Solid Waste Collections Contract.
 
Voter's Ballot Drop Off Van is coming to City Hall for the November 3, 2015 General Election October 06, 2015
If you would prefer to drop off your ballot rather than mail it in to King County Elections, a van will be available for you to leave your ballot during the following times: Saturday, October 31 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Mo...
 
Last Farmers Market of the season this Wednesday, 3:30-7:30 p.m.! September 28, 2015
The last day is going to be a great day! --Dress Rehearsal for Halloween Costumes – wear your costume to the Market --“Find the Pumpkin” and receive a treat at the vendor booths --A Sammamish Girl Scout Troop will be bri...
 
Meet us at the Sammamish Farmers Market this Wednesday! September 21, 2015
--Entertainment by the Ginger-ups --Seahawk bracelets by youth entrepreneur, Alexandra --Red Barn Farms bringing eggs, watermelon and cantaloupe --Fardell Farms has a variety of plums and Martin still bringing plump peache...
 
Big Rock Park Phase I Construction Begins on Monday September 18, 2015
Construction at Big Rock Park will begin on Monday September 21st. The city has hired Paul Brothers, Inc. to build the first phase of improvements which includes the installation of an 18-stall parking lot, park entrance and...
 
Lake Washington School District wants feedback September 14, 2015
A "Long-Term Facilities Task Force" for the Lake Washington School District has developed some recommendations on classroom capacity, cost reduction, efficient use of space and other issues. Now the district would like some p...
 
The Farmers Market marches on! Wednesday, 3:30 p.m. until dark. September 14, 2015
--Sammamish Farmers Market still bringing you a variety of fresh food! --Entertainment by 2 local teens, Caroline O’Keefe and Amanda Wyles at 4:30 --Double Barrs will perform at 5:45 – 7:30 --Corn & farm fresh eggs are bac...
 
Welcome to Sammamish Event at Klahanie Park, Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. September 11, 2015
A family-friendly event open to all celebrating the upcoming annexation and welcoming our new neighbors to the City of Sammamish.This FREE event, on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., will include live music, bouncy...
 
New On-Line Public Records Request Form September 10, 2015
There is now an on-line Public Records Request form available. To access it, just click on the "Quick Links" tab in the upper right corner of the homepage and then click on the large blue square labeled "Public Records Reques...
 
City of Sammamish releases updated documents for RFB for new Solid Waste Contract September 10, 2015
Below are the updated documents, and links to the updated Request for Bids and original Request for Bids (RFB) for a New Solid Waste Collections Contract.
 
City of Sammamish releases updated documents for RFB for new Solid Waste Contract August 31, 2015
Below are the updated documents, and link to original Request for Bids (RFB) for a New Solid Waste Collections Contract.
 
Issaquah-Pine Lake Road is now open September 10, 2015
After an early Thursday morning closure caused by a downed power line, Issaquah-Pine Lake road is now open.
 
Farmers Market this Wednesday, 3-7:30 p.m. September 08, 2015
• Entertainment by the Ginger-ups, a duo popular throughout the east side • Master Gardeners are back – bring in your plant questions and samples • Kids Activities offered by our terrific teen volunteers at the booth neares...
 
Request for Qualifications - East Sammamish Park Phase I September 08, 2015
The City of Sammamish is soliciting qualification submittals from firms experienced in park and playscape design to provide planning and design services for the construction of park entry, expansion of the existing parking lo...
 
Mayors' Day of Concern food drive is on Sept. 19 September 02, 2015
A number of mayors in the region, including Sammamish Mayor Tom Vance, will lend their support to a vital food drive on Sept. 19. The initiative, known as the "Mayors' Day of Concern" food drive, asks shoppers to purchase app...
 
2015 Sammamish Fall Recycling Collection Event & Bin Sale September 01, 2015
The city and King County are sponsoring a major recycling event on Sunday, September 27th, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Discovery Elementary School and Eastlake High School in Sammamish. For full details on what is accept...
 
The Farmers Market has you covered on "back to school" needs September 01, 2015
Pick up those healthy snacks and food for the kid’s lunches! -honey sticks -Plums, applies, nectarines -Carrots & zucchini sticks -berries for a smoothie and yogurt cups -Sweet peppers -Carmel corn -Cucumber rounds...
 
City of Sammamish Issues Request for Bids (RFB) for a New Solid Waste Collections Contract June 30, 2015
Last Updated 8/31/2015 - The first six documents (Sammamish RFB Bidder Questions for Addendum 1, Sammamish Addendum #1, Sammamish Solid Waste Collection Contract, Sammamish RFB Form 2A - Revised, Revision to Sammamish Contain...
 
2015 Washington Small Business Fair August 27, 2015
One Day. One Place. Learn what you need to know to run a business. It is free of charge. Seminars will include important, up-to-date topics for all stages of business ownership. For more information go to www.bizfair.org or...
 
"Heaven and Earth" at the Farmers Market this Wednesday! August 24, 2015
This week Farmers Market, on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m., will feature "Heaven and Earth," a very popular band with our shoppers. They will be playing at our staging area in the back grass. Pick up dinner and picnic in the grass...
 
Calling all Young Artists - Let's Build a Bird's Nest! August 24, 2015
Do you like designing and building things that you have found in your own backyard? Are you between 8 and 12 years old? If you said yes to both of these questions, then come join ArtEast on September 19th from 9am-12pm at Low...
 
What to expect at the Farmers Market on Wednesday! August 17, 2015
It's going to be a great day at the Farmers Market: -4 p.m. - Story-time with Miss Sara. -4:45 – 5:30 p.m. - Seashell Music Together for toddlers -5:30 – 7:30 p.m. - Flute Choir -Check out our new vendor specialties, ta...
 
Calling all Young Artists - Let's Build a Bird's Nest! August 14, 2015
Do you like designing and building things that you have found in your own backyard? Are you between 8 and 12 years old? If you said yes to both of these questions, then come join ArtEast on September 19th from 9am-12pm at Low...
 
Thunderstorm Friday afternoon could cause minor flooding August 06, 2015
A flood advisory from the National Weather Service (see below) indicates that a thunderstorm could cause "urban and small stream flooding" Friday afternoon in several Puget Sound region cities, including Sammamish. The adviso...
 
Bring your To-Do list to the Sammamish Farmer’s Market and take care of everything! August 11, 2015
This Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m., the Farmers Market will offer lots of opportunities: -Evergreen Healthcare’s Mammogram Coach will be on hand to take care of your 3D Scan. Bring your insurance card or receive a discount wi...
 
New 228th traffic signal system being tested August 07, 2015
Over the next few weeks, the city will be installing and testing its new "Traffic Signal Intelligent Transportation System" along 228th Avenue between Issaquah-Pine Lake Road and Northeast 12th Place (just north of the Safewa...
 
Foxglove warning! August 06, 2015
A King County resident died recently after making a beverage from the leaves of foxglove, a poisonous plant that had been growing in their yard and was mistaken for comfrey. For full details, click on the link below.
 
Washington state has a salmonella outbreak August 06, 2015
A Salmonella outbreak in Washington state is causing a large number of people to get sick. The outbreak is ongoing and is being investigated. The source of the Salmonella is raw animal foods such as pork, beef, or poultr...
 
Tell Metro what kind of bus and transit service you'd like! The deadline is Sunday! August 06, 2015
How will you use transit over the next five, 10, 25 years? With more people and more jobs expected in King County by 2040, Metro is creating a long-range plan that will help get you where you want to go. • Take Metro’s onlin...
 
Job Announcement: Senior Project Engineer - Capital Improvements Projects (CIP) August 05, 2015
The City of Sammamish Public Works is looking for an energetic, team-oriented and technically strong Senior Project Engineer. Interested parties should visit GovJobsToday for further details and application process. Firs...
 
"Sustainable Sammamish" at the Farmers Market on Wednesday! August 03, 2015
From 4 to 8 p.m. this Wednesday, the Farmers Market at City Hall Plaza will celebrate sustainable practices every family should think about. This special theme is sponsored by the Sammamish Plateau Water & Sewer District and...
 
Two area brush fires highlight need for great caution July 29, 2015
The dry weather in the area has made Sammamish and nearby areas vulnerable to brush fires. On July 29, a brush fire broke out along East Lake Sammamish Parkway, temporarily closing a portion of the corridor. Another brush fir...
 
Brush fire briefly closed northern section of Parkway Wednesday afternoon July 29, 2015
Firefighters and city crews closed East Lake Sammamish Parkway between Inglewood Hill Road and the northern city limits on Wednesday afternoon to deal with a brushfire. The first reports came into City Hall at 3:30 p.m. The P...
 
Job Announcement: Maintenance Worker II - FTE July 27, 2015
The City of Sammamish is seeking to hire a Maintenance Worker II position (a full time position). Interested parties should visit GovJobsToday for further details and application process. The first round review of applicants...
 
A busy Wednesday at the Farmers Market! July 27, 2015
This Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m., things are going to be hopping at the Farmers Market: --Family Story time with Miss Sara from 4 to 5 p.m. She'll be presenting an interactive musical story following by bubbles. --Ente...
 
Front Street traffic delays in Issaquah on Tuesday July 27, 2015
Traffic along Front Street in Issaquah will be disrupted between 6 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Tuesday due to the delivery of large girders to a bridge project. To see all the details, click on the link below.
 
Music and story time for the toddlers at this week's Farmers Market! July 21, 2015
It's going to be another great Wednesday at the Farmers Market! Please drop by City Hall Plaza between 4 and 8 p.m. --From 4 to 5 p.m., Ms. Sara presents stories and songs about healthy food and summertime for toddlers...
 
Voter Ballot Drop Off Van July 21, 2015
All voting in Washington State is mail-in only. August 4, 2015 is the last day to return your ballot. If you wish, you may drop off your ballot, no postage necessary, in the parking lot of the Sammamish City Hall on the follo...
 
Roundabout next to Sunny Hills Elementary is now open July 17, 2015
The roundabout at the intersection of SE 32nd Way and Issaquah-Pine Lake Road was closed briefly Friday afternoon after a trailer spilled rocks onto the roadway. After a quick cleanup, the intersection was reopened shortly be...
 
Do your part to keep non-native plants away from our shorelines July 14, 2015
For details on what you can do, please click on the link below.
 
At this Wednesday's Farmers Market: Super heroes of the organic garden! July 13, 2015
This Wednesday at 4 p.m., join Urban Farmer Lisa Taylor in a music and movement-filled exploration of three super heroes of the organic garden -- predators, pollinators and decomposers. Through music, movement, storytelling a...
 
City issues permit for East Lake Sammamish Trail with conditions July 07, 2015
On Tuesday, July 7, the city issued a permit to King County for a section of the East Lake Sammamish Trail. The permit, which was issued with conditions, allows the county to pave and improve a section of the trail identified...
 
Farmers Market this Wednesday: Story time for the kids! July 06, 2015
This week at the Sammamish Farmer’s Market, join Miss Sara for family story time from 4 to 4:45 p.m., thanks to the King County Library. Also: --Crafts for kids will be close by at the Kid’s Activity Booth. --Pick up...
 
Hot weather tips from King County health officials July 01, 2015
In light of this summer's hot and dry conditions, emergency management personnel and Public Health officials have issued the following safety directives for King County residents: How to stay safe in hot weather 1. Check...
 
Due to fire danger, King County Executive Dow Constantine asks residents to attend public fireworks displays July 01, 2015
King County Executive Dow Constantine is scheduled to hold a press conference in Issaquah on Thursday morning to highlight the danger posed by dry weather and fireworks. Like Fire Chiefs from around King County, Constantine w...
 
The Farmers Market will have you dancing on Wednesday! June 29, 2015
Dance, clap and stomp to the music of Ian Dobson this Wednesday at the Farmers Market from 4 to 8 p.m. Ian will perform from 5 – 7pm. Other items of interest will include, -Big House BBQ returns along with our regulars...
 
Rising fire danger over the weekend June 24, 2015
Hot weather beginning Friday and extending into next week is raising the danger of fire in the Puget Sound region. Saturday is expected to be the hottest day, with temperatures around 90 degrees in Sammamish. During hot we...
 
A slight change to the Fourth on the Plateau June 16, 2015
Due to the ongoing construction of the Community and Aquatic Center, the pathway leading down from Upper Commons to the Lower Commons is closed on this July 4th. To reach the prime viewing locations in the Lower Commons, plea...
 
Due to fire danger, King County Fire Chiefs urge citizens to attend public fireworks display June 23, 2015
Fire Chiefs from around King County are urging citizens to attend one of the many professional public fireworks displays during the Fourth of July weekend. Prolonged dry weather and average spring rainfall have prompted grass...
 
Master Chorus Eastside Celebrates America! June 16, 2015
Master Chorus Eastside’s popular All-American Independence Celebration returns once again to Issaquah’s historic Pickering Barn to commemorate the 4th of July. American music of all styles stands side-by-side with Dr. Linda...
 
$1,000 fine for setting off fireworks June 16, 2015
If you're trying to choose between coming to the city's "Fourth on the Plateau" fireworks display and setting off a few of your own, come to Sammamish Commons and enjoy the show! Not only will you get to know a few thousand o...
 
Farmers Market: Celebrate the last day of school! June 15, 2015
As always, Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. at City Hill Plaza is a special time. This week at the Farmers Market: --Stop by the info Booth and pick up a “new reader” book donated by McDonald’s and a game to play for kid’s at the...
 
The East Lake Samnmamish Parkway is now completely open June 11, 2015
Both northbound and southbound lanes are now open along East Lake Sammamish Parkway. Eastside Fire & Rescue crews closed the Parkway earlier today to fight a fire at a lakefront home.
 
You can help low-income kids get ready for school! June 08, 2015
The Tools 4 Schools Committee of the Issaquah Schools Foundation is helping low-income children get properly equipped for school - and they need your help! Please click on the link below to learn about this very worthy cau...
 
Fiddlers and fresh fruit at the Farmers Market on Wednesday! June 08, 2015
This Wednesday, come out and enjoy the Sammamish Farmers Market with old time and Celtic tunes by a local group -- “Rovin Fiddlers.” Also: --Strawberries, cherries, fresh cider and veggies in bountiful supply for your...
 
Public comment period now open on 95% trail plans June 05, 2015
Before issuing a permit decision on a section of King County’s East Lake Sammamish Trail project, the city has opened a 14-day public comment period. This additional comment period will allow the public to review and comment...
 
Past studies of the Northeast 42nd Street barricade delivered to City Council June 03, 2015
Earlier this year the City Council asked the public works staff to gather all past studies of the Northeast 42nd Street barricade. Those studies were delivered to members of the City Council on June 3. To review the docum...
 
Heads Up! Sammamish Days and Sammamish Nights is on Aug. 22 June 03, 2015
The very popular Sammamish Days and Sammamish Nights event is coming around a bit later this summer - on Aug. 22. Last year it was on Aug. 9. So, if you're mapping out your summer plans, please make the adjustment on your cal...
 
This week at the Farmers Market - Wednesday, 4-8 p.m.! June 02, 2015
This week we will see two varieties of cherries from Fardell Farms, and strawberries from Hayton and Youngquist Farms. You will have your pick of Walla Walla Onions, asparagus, varieties of greens and more of in-season p...
 
Sammamish Symphony Performances May 26, 2015
On June 4 and 7, the Sammamish Symphony will perform Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4 in F Minor. For full details, please click on the link below:
 
Sammamish Farmer’s Market Opens Wednesday, 5/20/2015 May 20, 2015
Please join us at the Sammamish Commons between 4:00 & 8PM for your shopping pleasure. This week – organic eggs, chicken, pork, in-season asparagus, greens We have your favorites back along with new vendors: The Red Ba...
 
Spray feature in the Lower Commons Park is now open! May 21, 2015
Warm weather is here and the spray feature in the Lower Commons park is now open. Please keep in mind that the Lower Commons park is only accessible via 222nd Pl SE, the path from the Upper Commons to the Lower Commons i...
 
Job Announcement: Currently recruiting for a Seasonal Maintenance Worker - Projects (up to 9 months term) May 14, 2015
The City of Sammamish is recruiting for a Projects Maintenance Seasonal Maintenance Worker to work up to nine (9) months. All employees will be under the supervision of the Infrastructure Maintenance Manager. Technical an...
 
Beaver Lake Managment District Advisory Board Seeking Volunteer Members May 13, 2015
There are currently three vacancies on this board. To be eligible for appointment to the board you must live on or near Beaver Lake. If you are interested in applying for a position on the Beaver Lake Management District Boar...
 
Bid Results - 2015 Pavement Program - Overlays May 12, 2015
Bids for this project were publicly opened at 2:00 pm today, May 12, 2015. For complete results, click on the link below.
 
Initiative and Referendum advisory vote: 55 percent vote in favor April 29, 2015
The April 28 election ballot featured an advisory vote on Initiative and Referendum rights. Among those who voted, 55 percent voted in favor. The rights, if implemented, would give Sammamish residents the opportunity to bypas...
 
The Sammamish Chamber of Commerce presents its 7th annual "Celebrating Women in Business" conference May 06, 2015
The Sammamish Chamber of Commerce is set to host its annual Celebrating Women in Business Conference on May 15, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Plateau Club in Sammamish. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear keynote speak...
 
Watch video of the April 24 Kokanee release into Laughing Jacobs Creek! May 05, 2015
King County Executive Dow Constantine, local elected officials, members of the Kokanee Work Group and school children gathered on the banks of Laughing Jacobs Creek recently to release a new batch of fry. To see video of the...
 
Passport Acceptance Day Change April 14, 2015
Beginning May 1, 2015 the City of Sammamish will accept passport applications on WEDNESDAYS AND THURSDAYS FROM 9:00 am to 1:00 pm each day. We will no longer be accepting passport applications on Fridays. For additional infor...
 
Klahanie-area residents vote overwhelmingly in favor of annexation to Sammamish April 29, 2015
The latest numbers from the King County Elections office indicate that 86 percent of the Klahanie-area ballots counted in the April 28 election favored annexation to Sammamish. After the election is certified, the Sammamish C...
 
Advisory vote on local initiative and referendum March 24, 2015
On April 28, approximately 55 percent of participating voters in Sammamish said "yes" to the idea that residents should have the right of local initiative and referendum. For more information on what this advisory vote mig...
 
Gas leak sealed. Parkway traffic limited to one lane. April 27, 2015
PSE crews have sealed the gas leak that closed the northern portion of East Lake Sammamish Parkway this morning. The Parkway now has one lane open, with northbound and southbound drivers taking turns with the help of flaggers...
 
Intermittent closures will slow Parkway traffic after 9 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday night April 28, 2015
Work at the intersection of S.E. Eighth Street and East Lake Sammamish Parkway will cause intermittent closures along the Parkway from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday night. It's hoped most drivers will heed detour...
 
Support the Sammamish Symphony on May 5 and May 16 April 27, 2015
To learn about two ways to support the Sammamish Symphony, please click on the link below:
 
Ballot Drop Off Van at City Hall on April 25, 27 & 28th March 23, 2015
Be looking for your Ballot for the April 28, Special Election. They were mailed out by King County April 8 and should arrive any day. Be sure to mail them back postmarked no later than April 28. Or you can drop them off at th...
 
Stay up to date on the Inglewood Hill Drainage Trunkline project April 16, 2015
To get the latest updates on the Inglewood Hill Drainage Trunkline and Non-motorized Improvement project, visit the project page and sign up for email updates.
 
Register now for emergency preparedness workshop April 10, 2015
*Register Now* with the King County Emergency Planning Institute. This training will be held on April 30, 2015 at the North Bellevue Community Center. This all day workshop offers an overview of how community and faith...
 
Sammamish Symphony at Benaroya Hall on April 19 April 10, 2015
The Sammamish Symphony will take part in a performance on Sunday, April 19, at 2 p.m., at Benaroya Hall in Seattle. For full details on this performance of Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana," click on the news release below.
 
City Manager Ben Yazici to leave Sammamish in February April 08, 2015
After 14 very successful years as city manager, Ben Yazici told the City Council Tuesday night that he plans leave Sammamish early next year. For full details, please click on the news release link below.
 
Traffic light malfunction at 228th and Inglewood Hill Road/NE 8th April 06, 2015
On Monday afternoon, the traffic lights at 228th Ave. N.E. and Inglewood Hill Road/N.E. Eighth St. were not functioning properly. They were flashing red in all directions. Please drive cautiously and expect delays until the p...
 
Pine Lake Parking Lot Closed Wednesday April 8 April 06, 2015
Access to Pine Lake Park via the driveway at 228th Ave SE and SE 24th will be closed for repaving on Wednesday, April 8 from 7a.m. to 4p.m. The pedestrian access at 226th Ave SE will remain open.
 
Frequently asked questions on Klahanie-area annexation March 23, 2015
To get answers to many of your questions, and access other information about the Klahanie-area annexation, just click on the link below:
 
No Foolin': Ebright Creek Kokanee Go Live from the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery! April 01, 2015
Do you ever wonder what kokanee fry do in the hatchery trough when they are being fed and otherwise biding their time until they are taken out to their home streams in the spring? Here’s your chance to find out…
 
April 2nd 2015, Coffee with a Cop March 05, 2015
Join your neighbors and police officers for coffee and conversation! No agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know the officers in your neighborhood! April 2nd, 2015, 9:30 a.m...
 
2014 Stormwater Repair Project Bid Results March 26, 2015
Bids for the 2014 Stormwater Repair Project were publicly opened today at 2:00 pm. Please click on the link below for complete results.
 
Spring recycling event on Sunday, April 26 March 26, 2015
The city and King County are sponsoring a major recycling event on Sunday, April 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at both Sunny Hills Elementary and Discovery Elementary in Sammamish. For full details, click on the link below.
 
City Council approves purchase of Mars Hill Church property March 19, 2015
In a unanimous 7-0 vote, the City Council on March 17 approved the purchase of the Mars Hill Church property. The Council's intention is to use the space for higher education. For full details, click on the link below.
 
Whooping cough cases in Issaquah School District March 16, 2015
Several students have come down with pertussis -- whooping cough -- in the Issaquah School District. For more details, and links to pertinent sources of information, please click on the item below:
 
Traffic delays at I-90 and Front Street due to accident March 13, 2015
Drivers should prepare for delays at Interstate 90 and Front Street North following a truck collision with the interstate overpass on Friday, March 13. Expect lane closures in both directions of Front Street at Exit 17. Is...
 
Bank robber's bunker found in Sammamish March 10, 2015
The FBI released the information below about a bunker they found on a hillside near the East Lake Sammamish Parkway 7-11 convenience store: ------- Shortly after 10 am on Tuesday, March 10, a joint investigative team loca...
 
Would you like to help with affordable housing by serving on a citizen advisory board? February 24, 2015
Please put your name in for consideration as ARCH (A Regional Coalition for Housing) selects candidates for it's Citizen Advisory Board (CAB). For more details, click on the link below:
 
2015-2016 Sammamish Youth Board Application is open February 23, 2015
Ever feel like there’s nothing to do here in Sammamish? Feel like your ideas are not being heard? Well here is your chance to make a difference. The Sammamish Youth Board is currently seeking teens that have the drive...
 
Feb. 28 deadline for student video contest February 23, 2015
The Drug Free Community Coalition is sponsoring the "Third Annual Influence the Choice" student video contest. The contest is open to all students in grades 6 through 12 who live within the Issaquah School District boundaries...
 
Stay up to date on the East Lake Sammamish Trail paving project February 06, 2015
To get the latest on the East Lake Sammamish Trail, click on the link below and then select "ELST Alerts" in the upper, right-hand corner of the webpage that comes up. King County will send you an email alert any time there i...
 
Bid Results: Sammamish ITS Phase 1 - 228th Avenue Project February 11, 2015
Bids for the Sammamish ITS Phase 1 - 228th Avenue Project were publicly opened and announced at 2:00 pm. For complete results, please click on the link below.
 
Volunteers needed to write Pro and Con statements on Initiative and Referendum measure February 04, 2015
The city of Sammamish wants to know if residents would like the power to put an initiative or referendum on an election ballot. To find out, the city has placed an advisory vote on the April 28 ballot, and is now asking for v...
 
Landmarks Commission Vacancy February 02, 2015
The City of Sammamish is seeking a volunteer to represent the City on the King County Landmarks Commission. The 9-member Landmarks Commission was established in 1980 by Ordinance 10474 (KCC 20.62) to ensure that the historic...
 
Klahanie annexation pro and con statements January 22, 2015
Sammamish needs volunteers to write pro and con statements for the voters pamphlet regarding the Klahanie Annexation Ballot Measure. The pro and con committees responsible for the statements will be appointed by the City Coun...
 
SCAM ALERT from the King County Sheriff's Office January 30, 2015
There have been many fraudulent calls that are allegedly coming from the Sheriff’s Department saying there is a warrant out for your arrest for not showing up for Jury Duty or nonpayment of back taxes. This is a SCAM! The S...
 
New Eastside Pet Adoption Center January 29, 2015
Looking for a new "Best Friend"? King County Animal Control has a new adoption center located inside the Kirkland Petco located at 12040 NE 85th Street. They are op daily 1-6 pm. There you can adopt a pet, volunteer, donate o...
 
LWSD Long Term Facilities Planning Task Force Online Open House January 29, 2015
This open house is an ongoing opportunity for you to be part of the conversation about addressing overcrowding and aging schools. Learn more by visiting the Lake Washington District online open house website.
 
New Eastside Pet Adoption Center January 28, 2015
Now open inside the Kirkland Petco.
 
Survey: How do you feel about your cable service and your garbage/recycling service? January 27, 2015
As part of its ongoing outreach efforts, the city of Sammamish is conducting an online survey to find out how city residents feel about their cable service and their garbage/recycling service. To take part in this anonymous s...
 
Sammamish Symphony, with Michael Partington and Adam Stern January 26, 2015
Under the direction of Adam Stern, the Sammamish Symphony will perform twice in February, with both performances also featuring internationally renowned classical guitarist Michael Partington. The symphony will perform Ravel'...
 
You may be asked to take part in a community survey! January 22, 2015
Over the next few days, the city of Sammamish will conduct a random community survey regarding city services. Some residents will be contacted by phone; others will receive a notice in the mail asking them to make comments on...
 
Public Open House - Sammamish Comprehensive Plan Rewrite January 12, 2015
The Sammamish Planning Commission is holding a public open house regarding the Sammamish Comprehensive Plan Rewrite at the Sammamish City Hall on January 20, 2015 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. Beginning in late 2013, the Sammami...
 
Duthie Hill Road closed due to accident January 05, 2015
Due to a very serious, multiple-vehicle collision just east of the Sammamish city Limits on Monday, Duthie Hill Road between HWY 202 and 278th Ave. S.E. is closed. The road may remain closed well into Monday evening.
 
Thirty years of Scouts recycling Christmas Trees. Pickup on Saturday! December 29, 2014
Sammamish Boy Scout troops will be recycling Christmas trees on Saturday, Jan. 3. This will be our 30th year of recycling trees for Sammamish and Issaquah Highlands residents! Last year over 200 Scouts participated, and 3...
 
Duthie Hill Road is now open December 18, 2014
The two-car collision that closed the road Thursday afternoon has now been cleared. All lanes are open.
 
Recycling Reminder! No ribbon; no styrofoam! December 15, 2014
If you have ribbon or Styrofoam to dispose of, please don't put it in recycling. The ribbon, believe it or not, can tie up the recycling equipment and bring it to a halt! Styrofoam is also a problem. So, please don't put that...
 
Request for Entertainment Proposals December 11, 2014
The City of Sammamish is accepting electronic press kits from bands, children’s performers and cultural entertainment for our 2015 summer events. A list of event dates and times is provided below. The majority of the entertai...
 
2014 Community Survey produces positive feedback December 09, 2014
A statistically valid, random phone survey conducted in October generated largely positive responses from Sammamish residents. Among the highlights: --Nearly 8 in 10 residents agree that the city is "on the right track" -...
 
Scholarship available for one outstanding Sammamish student December 02, 2014
The City of Sammamish has the opportunity to nominate one outstanding Sammamish student for a scholarship through the AWC Center for Quality Communities, a 501(c)3 organization sponsored by the Associations of Washington Citi...
 
Deadline for Applying For A Position on a Council Commission is December 31, 2014 October 06, 2014
The Sammamish City Council has four advisory commissions/boards. They are: Arts Commission, Beaver Lake Management District Board, Parks & Recreation Commission and Planning Commission. The City is recruiting for volunteers t...
 
Be prepared for winter! November 13, 2014
Cold weather, strong winds, power outages -- they can all be part of winter. So please get yourself prepared! Here are some tips and resources: • If power outages occur, find places where you can go to get warm. Friend...
 
Rain turns to snow Friday night. Less than one inch expected. November 28, 2014
At mid-day Friday, minor flooding is being reported along some streets in Sammamish. Please drive carefully. National Weather Service forecast for Sammamish: Rain Friday afternoon. The rain could be heavy at times. Temp...
 
Passport Acceptance Office will be closed November 28 November 25, 2014
City Hall is closed on November 27 and 28 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Passports will not be accepted for processing on Friday, November 28.
 
Help boost small businesses in Sammamish! November 25, 2014
The Sammamish Chamber of Commerce is holding a “Small Business Weekend” on Nov. 28, 29 and 30. Do your part by purchasing something from a small business in Sammamish, either in person or online, and posting the details on th...
 
Intermittent delays along Sahalee Way and E. Lake Sammamish Parkway November 10, 2014
Construction activities on Sahalee Way and the northern portion of East Lake Sammamish Parkway are creating delays for Sammamish drivers. Puget Sound Energy is replacing poles along Sahalee Way. Their work involves intermitte...
 
Drop off "Toys for Tots" through Dec. 10 November 04, 2014
The U. S. Marines will be coming to Sammamish in December, and they’ll be expecting to haul away the usual mountain of donated toys for needy kids. So let’s not disappoint them! Just bring a new, unwrapped item – or two or th...
 
Video: New entrance to Evans Creek Preserve! November 03, 2014
Evans Creek Preserve has a new entrance along Sahalee Way! To see the ribbon cutting and get a quick glimpse of the preserve, click on this link: http://media.sammamish.us/EvansCreekPreserve.mp4
 
Voter Ballot Drop off Van will be at Sammamish City Hall November 1, 3 and 4 to accept your ballots October 29, 2014
 
October 30 is Weatherization Day in Washington October 28, 2014
OLYMPIA, WA – Governor Inslee joins community action agencies, housing authorities, and local governments across the state and nation by recognizing October 30, 2014, as Weatherization Day in Washington. As chilly weather...
 
Be advised: full closure of SR 520 this weekend for construction October 17, 2014
SR 520 will be completely closed in both directions this weekend. The closure runs from 11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17 to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 20, between Montlake Boulevard and I-405. Crews will make good use of this closure. The...
 
The risk of Ebola infection is extremely low October 17, 2014
King County Health says nobody in King County has contracted Ebola and the risk of infection is extremely low. For more information, please click on this link: http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/communicable/d...
 
The Nightmare at Beaver Lake October 16, 2014
The annual scare-athon at Beaver Lake begins Friday, Oct. 17, so steady your nerves and pay a visit! The Rotary Club of Sammamish, Scare Productions and the city of Sammamish will get the "family" scare underway between 7 and...
 
Register for the "Great Shakeout" October 14, 2014
If you'd like join millions of people worldwide in the Great Shakeout Earthquake Drill, you can register at http://www.shakeout.org/washington/. The big drill happens on the morning of Thursday, Oct. 16, so you don't have muc...
 
Request for Qualifications - Sahalee Way NE Roadway Improvements October 14, 2014
The City of Sammamish Department of Public Works is seeking Requests for Qualifications and Proposed Approach (RFQPA) from qualified civil and multi-modal transportation planning and design firms/teams to provide conceptual d...
 
Klahanie annexation open house on Wednesday, Oct. 15 October 13, 2014
The potential annexation of the Klahanie area to Sammamish will be the focus of an open house this week. The event, scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., will be held at City Hall, 801 228th Ave. S.E. The...
 
Request for Qualifications - Big Rock Park Phase I September 17, 2014
The City of Sammamish is soliciting qualification submittals from firms experienced in park, environmental and natural playscape design to provide planning and design services for the construction of a parking lot, park entra...
 
Skyline parade will affect evening traffic on Oct. 10 September 29, 2014
Skyline High School’s traditional homecoming parade will march up 228th Avenue on Friday, Oct. 10., beginning at 5 p.m. The northbound lanes of 228th will be closed between Discovery Elementary and the high school from 4 to 6...
 
This week's Farmers Market will feature "safety and energy efficiency" September 23, 2014
It’s all about Safety and Energy Efficiency at the Sammamish Farmers Market this Wednesday, September 24th, as Puget Sound Energy brings their demonstrations. Safety tools you and your family need to know in case of storms...
 
Traffic delays at north end of E. Lake Sammamish Parkway September 22, 2014
There will be intermittent traffic delays at the northern end of East Lake Sammamish Parkway through Wednesday. The delays, just south of 187th Avenue NE, are the result of power line work next to Sammamish Landing Park.
 
Two men arrested in connection with Sammamish homicide September 18, 2014
Police have arrested two people in British Columbia in connection with Wednesday's homicide in Sammamish. One has been identified as 20-year-old Kevin D. Patterson. The other, not yet identified, is an 18-year-old male. Th...
 
Sammamish police investigating a homicide September 17, 2014
Sammamish police are investigating the first homicide in city history today. Initial reports indicate a deceased male was found inside a single-family residence in a south Sammamish neighborhood. Although police do not have a...
 
Farmers market will get started at 3:30 p.m. today! September 17, 2014
Our teen leaders are busy as the Sammamish Youth Board will host their own scavenger hunt for the board as a team exercise at the Market this Wednesday. We are grateful to these leaders who do so much for the Community and o...
 
Farmers Market on Wednesday, Sept. 10, will highlight "Sustainable Sammamish!" September 09, 2014
Sustainable Sammamish has come to the Sammamish Farmers Market for this Wednesday, 9/10. We will have a Fair outside at the Market with educational information and businesses giving you resources to live more sustainably. P...
 
Calling all "classic car" owners! September 02, 2014
Would you like to display your car with other “classic” owners at the Sammamish Highlands Shopping Center this Sunday, Sept. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.? Register your car for FREE at www.sammamishchamber.org.
 
Farmers Market "back to school" session on Wednesday, 4-8 p.m. August 26, 2014
Welcome to the “back to school” session of the Sammamish Farmers Market. Kids, visit our farmers to find healthy choices to add to your school lunches. Bring your ideas to the Info Booth and win a prize Wednesday, 8/27. We...
 
“Take Two” – Evans Creek Preserve Sahalee Parking Lot and Trail Head is Now Open! August 25, 2014
Good News! The last remaining construction items have been completed and we are excited to announce that the Sahalee parking lot, trailhead and trail connecting into Lower Evans Creek Preserve is now open. For more informat...
 
Metropolitan Market plans to be part of Sammamish Town Center August 20, 2014
If everything goes according to plan, Metropolitan Market, an award-winning grocery store, will anchor a mixed-use project featuring retail, residential and commercial space in the Sammamish Town Center. For more on this impo...
 
Open House for Klahanie-area annexation on Sept. 10 August 20, 2014
Klahanie-area residents interested in potential annexation to Sammamish are invited to attend an Open House at Faith Church, 3924 Issaquah-Pine Lake Road, on Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Councilmembers, departm...
 
Evans Creek Preserve: Sahalee Parking Lot and Connecting Trail Opening this Saturday!! August 14, 2014
The new Evans Creek Preserve trailhead, renovated overlook parking lot and connecting trail will open this Saturday. The forecast this weekend calls for sunshine and warm weather making it a perfect time to get out and explor...
 
Today! Farmers Market, 4-8 p.m.! August 13, 2014
Stock up on your goat cheese favorites; Blue Barn Farm is back this week and so is Alvarez with their corn! The peaches and plums are at their prime. Stock up on all fresh fruit and veggies and freeze for out of season enjo...
 
SR 520 weekend closure August 07, 2014
1. REMINDER - Weekend closure of SR 520 between Montlake Boulevard in Seattle and I-405 in Bellevue, Aug. 8-11 Plan ahead for a noisy weekend along the SR 520 corridor! Crews will close all lanes of SR 520 over the weekend...
 
Farmers Market on Wednesday, Aug. 6, from 4 to 8 p.m. August 05, 2014
Are you an animal lover? You will have to bring the little ones and come hear Sammamish Library storyteller, Sara, talk about animals at the Market. She will be on stage from approximately 4:30 to 5 p.m. under the Commons...
 
Evans Creek Preserve Phase II: Sahalee Parking Lot Improvements and Trail Connection Update July 29, 2014
It is anticipated that the new trail connecting Evans Creek Preserve to Sahalee Way NE and the renovated Overlook Parking Lot will be open to the public in early August. The parking lot is still under construction with site f...
 
Trossachs Boulevard Construction Notice August 04, 2014
The City of Sammamish is about to begin a maintenance project to resurface much of Trossachs Boulevard. The project involves removing the weathered and worn top layer of old pavement and replacing it with a new layer of hot...
 
7/24 Concert Cancelled July 24, 2014
Due to heavy rain yesterday and continuing rain today, the Concert in the Park scheduled for 7/24/14 has been cancelled.
 
7/24 Concert Cancelled July 24, 2014
Due to extremely heavy rain yesterday and continuing rain today, the Concert in the Park scheduled for 7/24/14 has been cancelled.
 
Sammamish Nights! Buy your tickets now! July 23, 2014
Food, wine and spirits! What more could you ask for on a warm and elegant summer evening in Sammamish? Okay. How about art, live music and the company of your neighbors during "Sammamish Nights," the most stylish "adults...
 
Wednesday's Farmers Market will feature symphony music! July 22, 2014
Rain or Shine the Sammamish Farmers Market is here for you! This week we have a new farmer, Guerrero Farms will be bringing peaches and all manner of orchard fruit. Pick up some farm fresh eggs and veggies to complete your...
 
Hearing Examiner Services Request for Proposals July 16, 2014
The City of Sammamish is seeking proposals for on-call Hearing Examiner Services. Please see the document below for additional information or contact Melonie Anderson, City Clerk at manderson@sammamish.us.
 
Bid Results- Sammamish Landing Parking and Pedestrian Access Improvements July 01, 2014
Bid for this project were publicly opened today at 2:00 pm. For complete results, please click on the link below. For further information contact Melonie Anderson, City Clerk at manderson@sammamish.us
 
Eastside Fire & Rescue response report for 2013 July 11, 2014
As an Eastside Fire & Rescue partner, the city of Sammamish has received the fire consortium's "response coverage report" for 2013. To view the report, please click on the link below.
 
Joint City Council Meeting with City of Issaquah City Council July 10, 2014
The purpose of this special meeting is to hold a joint meeting between the Issaquah City Council and the Sammamish City Council to discuss items of mutual interest. (No formal action will occur at this meeting.) The meeting...
 
Snake Hill Road will be closed this weekend July 09, 2014
212th Way SE (Snake Hill Road) will be closed this weekend to perform survey work. The closure will start at the top of the hill near SE 35th Street, and extend down to the intersection with East Lake Sammamish Parkway SE. Th...
 
Farmers Market this Wednesday, 4-8 p.m. July 08, 2014
--All berries are in and a variety of veggies fresh and local! --Drop by our Info Booth for recipes! --Library Story Time at 4:30 will talk about veggies outdoors at the staging area with Kids Craft to match. --Look fo...
 
Another family-friendly Farmers Market! June 30, 2014
Want to delight your 4th of July guests? We have all the makings to add to your Independence Day BBQ. Fruit and berries to make that special dessert, and the veggie garnishes for your meal and appetizers. You can brag that...
 
Fourth on the Plateau!!! May 29, 2014
Every year, it's the biggest public event in Sammamish -- the Fourth on the Plateau! It begins at 6 p.m. when residents flood into Sammamish Commons to enjoy live bands, play areas for the kids, and delicious Independence...
 
212th Way S.E. (Snake Hill Road) to close this weekend. June 26, 2014
212th Way SE (Snake Hill Road) will be closed this weekend to perform survey work. The closure will start at the top of the hill near SE 35th Street, and extend down to the intersection with East Lake Sammamish Parkway SE. T...
 
Trail from City Hall to Lower Commons is closed for 18 months June 25, 2014
Due to construction of the new Community and Aquatic Center, the trail leading down to the Lower Commons from City Hall Plaza is closed. It will remain closed throughout the 18 months of construction. Residents can still acce...
 
"Call to artists" for the city's comprehensive plan! June 09, 2014
Artists interested in supplying art for the city's updated comprehensive plan are being encouraged to apply. The application deadline is July 18. For details, please click on this link: http://www.sammamish.us/events/Default...
 
REMINDER! It's illegal to possess or discharge fireworks in Sammamish June 13, 2014
Instead of setting off your own fireworks, which is illegal in Sammamish, you are invited to join thousands of other city residents at the big fireworks display on July 4 at Sammamish Commons. This event, known as the Fourth...
 
Meet me at the Farmers Market! Wednesday, June 11, 4-8 p.m. June 10, 2014
“Meet me at the Market” this Wednesday, June 11, for fresh strawberries and possibly cherries! The Hayburners will provide our entertainment and you will want to shop and taste with Chef Archana Sunil of East Meets West -- A...
 
Building New Trails At Evans Creek Preserve! June 05, 2014
The Washington Trail Association (WTA) and the City of Sammamish will be working together to finish a new trail connecting Evans Creek Preserve to the parking lot off of Sahalee Way NE (currently under construction). Eight wo...
 
Take the Sammamish Chamber's semi-annual business survey! June 02, 2014
The purpose of the survey is to better serve the Sammamish business community by 1) gathering and sharing relevant information regarding business conditions in the community; and 2) determining ways in which both the Sammamis...
 
Sammamish is safest city in Washington May 27, 2014
According to an online real estate site (MOVOTO Blog), Sammamish is the safest city in Washington state. For a look at their full rankings, and the basis for their evaluation, please click on the link below.
 
Building Safety Month: "Surround your building with safety" May 19, 2014
Building Safety Month is a public awareness campaign offered each year to help individuals, families and businesses understand what it takes to create and sustain safe and sustainable structures. The campaign reinforces the n...
 
Date change on homeless encampment hearing May 23, 2014
The hearing date and location has been changed. It has been rescheduled for June 3 and will be held at Sammamish City Hall, 801 228th Avenue SE. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. A copy of all documents related to this...
 
BID OPENING: 2014 Residential Retention Pond Mowing May 22, 2014
Bids were opened at 2:00 pm today for the 2014 Residential Retention Pond Mowing.
 
Avoid E. Lake Sammamish Parkway (north of Inglewood Hill Road) on Thursday! May 21, 2014
There will be very lengthy traffic delays -- 15 minutes or longer -- along the north end of East Lake Sammamish Parkway on Thursday, May 22. Please take alternative routes -- Sahalee Way or 244th Avenue Northeast -- if possib...
 
Click it or Ticket/Distracted Driver campaign is coming your way! May 20, 2014
The Sammamish Police Department is joining other Washington law enforcement agencies in this year’s Click It or Ticket / Distracted Driver campaign. Sammamish Police officers will be conducting special emphasis patrols betwe...
 
Bid Opening: Sammamish Community and Aquatic Center Project May 20, 2014
Bids for this project were publicly opened at 2:00 pm yesterday. For the complete bid tab results, please click on the document below. For further information please contact Project Manager, Anjali Myer at (425) 295-0500.
 
Sammamish Farmers Market opens this Wednesday! May 19, 2014
The Sammamish Farmers Market will have its Grand Opening on Wednesday, May 21. The hours for the 2014 season are 4 to 8 p.m. every Wednesday through Oct. 1. To guarantee you the freshest of local produce, only true and orga...
 
Closure - Sahalee Outlook Parking Lot May 16, 2014
Evans Creek Preserve Phase II: Sahalee Parking Lot Improvements The Sahalee Outlook parking lot will be closed starting May 19th to July 11th for construction. Construction includes asphalt repair, replacement of existing...
 
Dogs are welcome in Sammamish parks! May 16, 2014
After a flurry of emails arrived at City Hall expressing concern, the city is making clear that dogs remain very welcome at Sammamish parks. Jessi Bon, the city’s director of parks, says some people have gotten the wrong impr...
 
Community Profile January 30, 2014
The City Council and Planning Commission worked together in February of this year to revisit and revise the City’s vision statement. To aid this process, the City developed a Community Profile--a document containing demograph...
 
2014 Pavement Program - Overlays Bid Opening April 30, 2014
Bids for this project were opened today at 2:00 pm. For the results please click on the document below. For Further information contact Jim Grueber, project engineer at (425) 295-0500.
 
Bikes for Africa! Donations accepted on May 3 at City Hall April 22, 2014
The ARAS Foundation and its volunteers are preparing to receive hundreds of donated bicycles at Sammamish City Hall on Saturday, May 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The bicycles, along with donated bicycle parts, will be sent to Gha...
 
Sammamish Youth Board Online Application Open April 21, 2014
Ever feel like there’s nothing to do here in Sammamish? Feel like your ideas are not being heard? Well here is your chance to make a difference. The Sammamish Youth Board is currently seeking teens that have the drive to m...
 
Northern portion of E. Lake Sammamish Trail will close on Monday, April 21 April 15, 2014
As King County prepares to pave and improve the East Lake Sammamish Trail, it will close the northern portion of the recreational pathway in Sammamish on Monday, April 21. The closure will stretch from Inglewood Hill Road to...
 
"Celebrating Women in Business" event on April 24 April 15, 2014
The Sammamish Chamber presents the annual “Celebrating Women in Business” event on April 24, 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., at the Plateau Club, 25625 E. Plateau Drive. This powerful Conference is for women in all stages of busin...
 
Bid Results for the 2014 Curb Ramp Retrofit and Sidewalk Repair April 09, 2014
The project will retrofit old curb ramps in neighborhoods receiving pavement overlays this summer, and will also repair curb, gutter and sidewalk.
 
UPDATE: Temporary Council chamber closure begins on April 16 April 01, 2014
Following the City Council meeting on April 15, the Council chamber will close for about two months. During that time, the City Council and Planning Commission will meet at the city's Maintenance and Operations Center (MOC)...
 
Sammamish Disaster Preparedness Fair on April 12! March 31, 2014
The 2014 Sammamish Disaster Preparedness Fair will kick off at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 12, at City Hall. For full details on this important event, please click on the link below.
 
Roundabout at SE 43rd Way and E. Lake Samm. Parkway is now open March 27, 2014
After a four-hour closure caused by a traffic accident, the roundabout at S.E. 43rd Way and East Lake Sammamish Parkway was reopened by Issaquah crews at about 2 p.m. Thursday. The rollover accident occurred at about 10 a.m...
 
Snake Hill Road (212th Way SE) closed this weekend March 19, 2014
212th Way SE (Snake Hill Road) will be closed this weekend to perform additional emergency pavement repair work. The closure will start at the top of the hill near SE 39th Street, and extend down to the intersection with East...
 
Human Service Grant Application Process is starting March 19, 2014 March 18, 2014
If you would like to apply for a Human Service grant from the City of Sammamish, or any of the 16 other East, North & South King County Cities, you may do so by applying on line at this website http://share1app.culturegrants...
 
Snake Hill Road (212th Way SE) closed this Saturday March 13, 2014
212th Way SE (Snake Hill Road) will be closed this Saturday, March 15, to perform urgent pavement repair work. The closure is scheduled from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM and will start at the top of the hill, near SE 39th Street, and e...
 
King County to share information on design of a paved trail February 25, 2014
Along the East Lake Sammamish Trail, the distance between Inglewood Hill Road and SE 43rd Way is 4.8 miles. Today, it's a gravel surface. But starting in the spring of 2015, King County hopes to lay down pavement and make oth...
 
Sammamish Spring Recycling Event on April 13 March 05, 2014
Sunny Hills and Discovery Elementary schools will be accepting your recycling items on Sunday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For all the details, please click on the link below.
 
Flood watch in effect until 4 a.m. Friday March 05, 2014
Due to continuing rain, the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a "flood watch" for Sammamish and broad portions of the eastern Puget Sound region. A flood watch means conditions are favorable for flooding but it doesn'...
 
Come join in the 3rd Annual Boys & Girls Club "fun run" on May 4 March 05, 2014
Get your day off to a great running start on Sunday, May 4, by taking part in the Boy's & Girls Club "Fun Run." It'll be good for you, and an excellent fundraising opportunity for the club. For full details, click on the foll...
 
Simple Measures - in concert on March 18 February 25, 2014
A very special musical experience will be offered to Sammamish residents when the Krishnaswami-Salman duo plays a blend of French and German pieces in March. The free concert, presented by the Sammamish Arts Commission, the c...
 
Simple Measures - in concert on March 18 February 13, 2014
A very special musical experience will be offered to Sammamish residents when the Kirshnaswami-Salman duo plays a blend of French and German pieces this month. The concert, presented by the Sammamish Arts Commission, 4Culture...
 
Were you the victim of a burglary between January 2012 and July 2013? February 18, 2014
Detectives from the Sammamish Police Department and the King County Sheriff's Office are trying to find the owners of stolen property that's been recovered. For full details, click on the News Release link below. If you th...
 
WNPS Steward Applications are now available February 13, 2014
WANTED: local citizens interested in preserving and restoring habitat for birds, insect pollinators, other wildlife and the natural beauty of parks and public green spaces. Sign up now for the 2014 Native Plant Stewardsh...
 
Sewer problems in Trossachs and Aldarra February 10, 2014
Residents in the Trossachs and Aldarra neighborhoods are being asked to reduce their use of water until a broken sewage pump can be fixed at the Trossachs lift station. The Sammamish Plateau Water and Sewer District says appr...
 
Community and Aquatic Open House on Monday, Feb. 10 February 07, 2014
As part of the permit review process for the new Community and Aquatic Center, the city is holding an open house on Monday, Feb. 10, 5:30-7 p.m. at City Hall. Among other things, attendees will be able to review the curre...
 
City changes name to SAMMAM12H for the weekend!!!! January 31, 2014
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Bid Results - NE 25th Way Neighborhood Traffic Management Project January 17, 2014
Sealed bids were opened on January 30, 2014 at 2:00 pm for the NE 25th Way Neighborhood Traffic Management Project. R.R.J. Construction, LLC was the apparent low bidder with their bid price of $327,962.50. For a complete list...
 
2015-2016 Human Service Grant Funding Cycle January 30, 2014
The City of Sammamish will begin accepting applications for Human Service grants on March 19, 2014 for funding in years 2015 and 2016. To qualify for a grant, all organizations must be registered 501(c) organizations. It is p...
 
Tent City 4 moves to Hans Jensen Park in Issaquah January 18, 2014
After 90 days in Sammamish on the grounds of Mary Queen of Peace Church, Tent City 4 on Jan. 18 moved to Hans Jensen Park, a campground near the Lake Sammamish State Park boat launch. According to the Seattle Times, the homel...
 
Free auto leaks workshops January 17, 2014
Drivers can learn basic car care and get an oil leak inspection at free auto leaks workshops offered by the Department of Ecology and Seattle Public Utilities. In addition to the professional inspection, the classes will cove...
 
Windy weekend causes problems January 13, 2014
Sammamish woke up to a bit of a mess on Monday. High winds over the weekend brought down trees, caused some power outages, and left a few traffic lights out of commission. Although most of the problems have been cleared, some...
 
JOB POSTINGS - Associate Planner Limited Term and Building Inspector January 10, 2014
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N.E. Water District newsletter alarms residents January 08, 2014
Misinformation contained in a special newsletter from the Northeast Sammamish Sewer and Water District has alarmed some of the district’s customers, City Manager Ben Yazici said. Among other things, the newsletter suggested t...
 
City seeks family-friendly bands and entertainers! January 07, 2014
The city is looking for local bands (uplifting, danceable tunes) and entertainers ( jugglers, magicians, musicians, etc.) to be part of its family-friendly summer events program. An email expressing your interest (with a link...
 
JOB POSTING - Director of Administrative Services January 07, 2014
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DSHS social services truck to visit Sammamish on Jan. 9 January 03, 2014
If you need food, cash and child care assistance, a mobile social services truck will be visiting Sammamish on Thursday, Jan. 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Mary Queen of Peace Church, 1121 228th Ave. S.E. For full details, cli...
 
On January 4, have the Boy Scouts pick up and recycle your Christmas tree December 31, 2013
Sammamish Boy Scout troops will be recycling Christmas trees on Saturday January 4th 2014. This will be our 29th year of recycling trees for Sammamish and Issaquah Highlands residents! Last year over 200 Scouts participated...
 
Building inspections will proceed as planned today December 20, 2013
Despite the weather, all building inspections for today are on as scheduled. If you need to re-schedule due to the snow (or any other reason), please call the City Hall main number (425) 295-0500.
 
2014 AV Systems Replacement Project RFP December 19, 2013
The City of Sammamish, Washington has undertaken a project to replace selected audio and video systems within the City Hall Building. Many of these AV systems were originally installed as part of the New City Hall Project whi...
 
Those in search of Eagle Scout projects should come to City Hall on Jan. 9 December 17, 2013
As it does every year, the city will host a special meeting for potential Eagle Scouts on Thursday, Jan. 9, at 4 p.m. The goal? To provide youngsters with options for their Eagle Scout projects. Other organizations, like the...
 
Deadline for "Toys for Tots" is Dec. 12!!! November 08, 2013
The end is near, but there's still time for you to bring a gift or two to City Hall for needy kids! The collection bin is just inside the front doors of City Hall, right next to the Sammamish Police Department. “We’ve be...
 
Cold weather basics! December 03, 2013
The impacts of winter weather conditions - wind, rain, and freezing temperatures - can leave your family isolated or in the dark for hours or days at a time. It's important to plan ahead so you are ready to take winter by sto...
 
Winter Festival music from the Master Eastside Chorus December 03, 2013
Come enjoy the memorable music, familiar and new, of two winter festivals, Christmas and Chanukah, in Master Chorus Eastside’s unusual and delightful Seasons of Light: Christmas and Chanukah. Stoke your holiday spirit wi...
 
Call 9-1-1 right away if you suspect mailbox theft is underway December 03, 2013
On Dec. 1, four incidents of mailbox theft were reported just north of Sammamish city limits. In all cases, the thieves targeted locations with multiple mailboxes. With similar targets scattered throughout Sammamish, local po...
 
A Very Merry Sammamish!!! December 02, 2013
A new and expanded holiday celebration will burst out of City Hall and fill the nearby plaza with light, food and fun from 6 to 9 p.m. on Dec 6. Entitled “Very Merry Sammamish,” the newly configured event will feature festive...
 
Everything you need to know about the flu November 19, 2013
King County Health is providing valuable information that could help protect you and your family from the flu. For all the details, click on the link below.
 
City agrees to stay with EF&R, under certain conditions November 13, 2013
In a unanimous vote on Nov. 13, the City Council agreed to continue efforts to finalize a new partnership agreement with Eastside Fire & Rescue (EF&R). The new agreement, the details of which are still being negotiated, would...
 
Resolution Regarding Fire Services November 13, 2013
At the November 12, 2013 Special Meeting the Sammamish City Council unanimously approved a resolution relating to fire services and Eastside Fire & Rescue. Please click on the link below for the full text of the resolution.
 
Board and Commission Vacancies October 29, 2013
The Sammamish City Council is seeking applicants for upcoming vacancies on the Arts Commission (3 positions), Parks & Recreation Commission (2 positions) and the Planning Commission (2 positions). For more information about w...
 
Remember this summer at Sammamish Landing? November 04, 2013
It was a splashing, laughing, ribbon-cutting day at Sammamish Landing on July 26, and the city's video camera was there to capture it all. To relive that great summer day, and to take a peek at the city's new waterfront park...
 
Answers in Writing About Fire Services November 04, 2013
During recent City Council meetings focusing on fire issues, a number of speakers asked for written answers to their questions. Please click on the link below to see both the questions and the city's written response.
 
FCS Group final report: City Fire Department Analysis October 29, 2013
On Oct. 14, the City Council was presented with a fire services study conducted by FCS Group. This final report indicated that it would be financially feasible for Sammamish to start its own fire department. To read the full...
 
City issues permit for tent city October 18, 2013
On Oct. 18, the city of Sammamish issued a 60-day, temporary-use permit to Mary Queen of Peace Church so an encampment for the homeless could be established on the church grounds. The encampment, located just west of the chur...
 
Bid Results - SE 14th St. Extension Project October 10, 2013
Bids for this project we opened at 2:00 pm. The apparent low bidder is Sanders General Construction, LLC. For complete results please click on the bid tab below. Melonie Anderson City Clerk
 
Addendum No. 1 - SE 14th St. Extension Project October 08, 2013
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CITY OF SAMMAMISH SE 14TH STREET EXTENSION PROJECT An addendum has been issued for the SE 14th Street Extension Project. Planholders, please see the Addendum link below. * * * SMALL WORKS RO...
 
Rock blasting will close Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass two days this week for about an hour. October 07, 2013
The Washington State Department of Transportation and contractor crews plan to close I-90 in both directions starting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 and Thursday, Oct. 10. The pass will be closed eastbound at Gold Creek (milepos...
 
Traffic will be affected by Oct. 18 Skyline High School homecoming parade October 04, 2013
The 11th annual Skyline High School homecoming parade will march up 228th Avenue on Friday, Oct. 18, beginning at Discovery Elementary and heading north to the high school. As usual, the northbound lanes of 228th Avenue will...
 
Sammamish Arts Fair! Oct. 12 and 13! October 04, 2013
Come to the Sammamish Arts Fair and visit with the artists, see their work, and learn about their creative process It's all at City Hall and the adjacent city library on Saturday, Oct. 12, and Sunday, Oct 13, from 10 a.m. to...
 
Mayor's Month of Concern continues through Oct. 5 September 16, 2013
The Mayor’s Month of Concern continues through October 5. Volunteers will be at all Sammamish area grocery stores on Saturday, Sept. 21, Saturday, Sept. 28, and Saturday, Oct. 5, to share information on how you can help to fe...
 
Construction Alert - Inglewood Hill Road September 05, 2013
Work to resurface Inglewood Hill Road between 228th Ave SE and 216th Ave SE is scheduled to start next week on Monday, Oct. 7. Crews will mill the edges of the existing pavement and intersections, and place a new, hot asphalt...
 
Have your say on the potential tolling of I-90 September 26, 2013
Five event dates you should have on your calendar: Monday, October 7th (ends 11/6/2013): I-90 Tolling EIS Scoping Comment Period Begins Information to include: For 30 days (ending Wednesday, November 6th) WSDOT will be h...
 
See Swil Kanim tonight! At Beaver Lake Lodge, 6-9 p.m. September 26, 2013
Hear world class virtuoso Native American violinist and storyteller, Swil Kanim, tonight at Beaver Lake Lodge from 6 to 9 p.m. For full details, click on the Swil Kanim "upcoming event" on the home page.
 
Sunday, September 29th - Sammamish Fall Recycling Collection Event and Bin Sale September 24, 2013
Sunny Hills and Discovery Elementary Schools are holding a recycling collection event on Sunday, September 29, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please view the flyer for more information on what will be accepted at each location...
 
Charity Circle Supply Drive for The Redmond Landing September 23, 2013
Charity Circle, in partnership with Sammamish Rotary and the Sammamish Youth Board, is offering a supply drive to benefit young adults at the Redmond Landing shelter. Bring new toothbrushes and toothpaste tubes to City Hall...
 
Requests for Bids: Landscape Services for City of Sammamish Parks & Right-of-Ways September 10, 2013
Bidders’ instructions, Scope of Work and Proposal Format
 
Come see the Kokanee this fall! September 06, 2013
Interested parties in and around Lake Sammamish have formed the Kokanee Work Group to help Kokanee salmon once again thrive in our lake. And they've made great progress! You can see for yourself this fall by going to the righ...
 
Recycling at Sunny Hills Elementary on Oct. 12! September 06, 2013
The City of Sammamish in cooperation with Sunny Hills Elementary school, is holding a recycling collection event on Saturday, October 12th, 2013 from 9 am to 3 pm. Please see the attached pdf for more information.
 
Rains to continue into the weekend; sunshine returns Sunday September 05, 2013
--Friday night -- Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. --Saturday -- A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South sou...
 
ROAD CLOSURE: Louis Thompson Hill Road from 210th Place NE through 210th Place SE August 29, 2013
Louis Thompson road closure information: A power pole and power lines were knocked down by a broken tree branch. PSE is working to replace the pole and estimates they should complete the repairs by 9:00 tonight. Please use...
 
Louis Thompson Hill Road Closed August 29, 2013
Louis Thompson Hill Road is closed from 210th Place NE through 210th Place SE. The road will be closed for approximately another 6 hours. PSE is replacing a pole.
 
Bid Opening: Inglewood Hill Road Pavement Overlay August 27, 2013
Bids for the Inglewood Hill Road Pavement Overlay project were opened Tuesday, August 27 at 2:00 pm. Watson Asphalt Paving Co is the apparent low bidder. For complete bid results please see the the Bid Tab link below. For fu...
 
Come celebrate the Eastlake Little League Majors Baseball and Softball Teams - September 3, 2013 August 26, 2013
There will be a celebration on the Sammamish Commons Plaza on September 3, 2013 to honor the accomplishments of the Eastlake Little League Majors Baseball and Softball teams. The celebration will begin at 5:30 pm. Beginning a...
 
ARCH Citizen Advisory Board - Volunteer Board Position Available August 16, 2013
Volunteer Board Position Available: A Regional Coalition for Housing (ARCH) Make your voice heard on affordable housing funding and programs by joining the ARCH Citizen Advisory Board (CAB). The CAB consists of twelve...
 
Cancelled: City Council Office Hours August 09, 2013
Cancelled: City Council Office Hours on Monday, August 12, 2013. The City Council is on summer break for the month of August.
 
212th Avenue closed during the day this week August 06, 2013
The installation of sewer lines will close 212th Avenue Northeast from Inglewood Hill Road to Northeast 10th Street every day through Friday, Aug. 9. The 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM closures will allow the installation of sewer lines...
 
Come to the Sammamish Landing Beach Party tonight, Friday, July 26 July 12, 2013
The official ribbon cutting for the Sammamish Landing waterfront park takes place tonight. The Beach Party starts at 6 p.m., with the ribbon cutting and some remarks from dignitaries scheduled for 6:15. There'll be music, hot...
 
July 25 hearing on proposed pilot program for calculating density July 19, 2013
The Planning Commission will be taking public testimony on a proposed pilot program to change density calculation methods for selected pilot sites in the R-1 zone. The meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 25...
 
I-405 and SR 520 closures may block your path this weekend July 12, 2013
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will be closing down portions of I-405 and SR 520 this weekend. To find out if your travels on the eastside will be affected, and what alternative routes might be avai...
 
Bid Results - 244th Avenue SE Non-Motorized Improvement Project June 27, 2013
Bids for this project were opened at 2:00 pm on July 11, 2013. For complete results click on Bid Tab below.
 
Bid Results - NE Sammamish School Intersection Improvement Project June 27, 2013
Bids for this project were opened at 3:00 pm on July 11, 2013. For complete results click on Bid Tab below.
 
Bid Results - 228th Ave SE/SE 24th St Left Turn Pocket Extension Project June 28, 2013
Bids for this Project were opened at 3:30 pm on July 11, 2013. For complete results, please click on Bid Tab below
 
City of Sammamish Website Survey July 11, 2013
Help University of Washington graduate students learn more about how the City of Sammamish web site is used. Complete the anonymous 5 question survey below.
 
Northbound I-405 and State Route 520 closed in Bellevue this weekend July 15, 2013
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) says Northbound I-405 and SR 520 will be closed in Bellevue on July 13-14 and asks drivers to use alternate routes from 10 p.m. Friday, July 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, July...
 
Communication drill this Saturday June 26, 2013
CERTS and HAMS and HUBS will be meeting at City Hall on Saturday, June 29, at 10 a.m. The gathering of the acronyms is part of an emergency communications drill conducted by the state. Sammamish residents who normally partici...