May 27, 2015
March 25, 2015
The Tutoring Center recently opened in Sammamish and offers free diagnostic assessment testing for children.
The Tutoring Center specializes in helping children master academic skills, get better grades, achieve higher standardized test scores, and gain the confidence, motivation and concentration necessary to succeed.
January 6, 2015
Rich Radcliffe has a simple business philosophy that has served him well since taking the ownership reins of the original Uncle Si’s Pizza restaurant in 2012.
“Our theme is basically, ‘We treat you like you want to be treated,’” Radcliffe said. “When we go out, we want good service, we want good food, we want to have fun.”
December 31, 2014
When Arjun Narayan began researching search engine concepts, he discovered the humongous profits he could tap into.
Google alone makes about $50 billion per year from advertising, money that trickles in from millions of online searches taking place every day.
“I thought, if we could take a small part of that and channel it toward nonprofits, we can create a big social impact,” Narayan said.
December 9, 2014
It’s a familiar story for many parents: the living-room furniture is gradually destroyed by children building forts from cushions, pillows and tables.
Marisa Preciado grew weary of the problem, but she couldn’t find any children’s furniture that was functional, flexible and aesthetically pleasing. So the Sammamish resident decided to do something about it.
December 9, 2014
Overlake Community Partners Luncheon raised more than $260,000 for the hospital’s Ensuring Excellence Fund, which supports a constellation of programs committed to providing patients with the highest caliber of care through the use of the latest technologies.
The 16th annual event featured Seattle biomedical pioneer Dr. Lee Hood, who spoke about how personalized medicine is changing the face of health care.
October 30, 2014
NEW — 6 a.m. Oct. 30, 2014
As part of National Orthodontic Health Month, a Sammamish orthodontist will buy children’s Halloween candy for $1 a pound, and make matching donations to charity.
Dr. Robert Trujillo’s office, Orthodontics on the Plateau, will take up to five pounds of wrapped candy per child during his buy-back event, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Nov. 3-6. The office is at 22603 N.E. Inglewood Hill Road, Suite 200.
June 26, 2013
Betsy Matias’ art studio looks like a typical space for creative instruction. The walls are covered in paintings and drawings, aprons and brushes are packed into a corner, and several stools lay upside-down on a large table.
But Matias doesn’t teach art in a normal studio. She teaches in the garage of her Sammamish home, and over the past 18 months, her business has skyrocketed from 10 part-time students to a five-days-a-week gig during the school year.
January 8, 2013
New: Jan. 8, 1:53 p.m.
Local pet store Civilized Nature will be moving to Grand Ridge Plaza in the Issaquah Highlands this summer.
Owner D’Arcy Dent said the store is planning to move by August. Read more
October 14, 2012
New: Oct. 14, 1:18 p.m.
2012 continues to be a good year for local retailers, according to statistic released by the Washington State Department of Revenue.
Sammamish saw an 18.1 percent increase in total economic activity, including the construction industry, during the second quarter of 2012 compared to the same period in 2011, according to the department’s statistics. Read more