Cartoon — June 11, 2015

June 10, 2015

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Letters to the Editor — June 11, 2015

June 10, 2015

There was no transparency in hiring new city manager

Sammamish city officials miss a key point over the appointment of Lyman Howard as city manager. Whether the action was to the letter of the law meets only half the test. Transparency is the other half and in this the entire City Council, and most particularly its leadership, failed this test miserably.

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Editorial — Celebrate safely in graduation season

June 3, 2015

You did it, grads!

You endured the tests, the homework, the projects, the classes, the early start times and the occasional sleepless night to get to this point — right here, right now, the finish line is in sight.

Skyline and Eastlake high school seniors will receive their diplomas at separate ceremonies June 12. Skyline’s is at Safeco Field, while Eastlake’s is at Key Arena. Eastside Catholic High School seniors will graduate June 8 at Benaroya Hall.

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Cartoon — June 4, 2015

June 3, 2015

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Letters to the Editor — June 4, 2015

June 3, 2015

Bicyclists should pay some for bike lanes

I would like to respond to Mr. O’Connell. I’ve seen his name in the editorial pages often, and even though I disagree with 90 percent of what he writes, I still respect the fact he’s entitled to voice his opinion.

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Editorial — Legislature needs to reach consensus on transportation

May 27, 2015

State legislators are closer than they’ve been in years to reaching a deal to fix the state’s aging transportation infrastructure. They must not get bogged down by ideology and let slip this opportunity to create jobs and make roads safer.

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Cartoon — May 28, 2015

May 27, 2015

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Letters to the Editor — May 28, 2015

May 27, 2015

Where is the balance between growth and beauty?

I am new to the area. I moved here with my wife just a few months ago.

Sammamish is a beautiful place and we absolutely love the green, natural space it has to offer. Local trails such as Duthie Hill Bike Park and Soaring Eagle keep the community both healthy and in touch with the natural landscape.

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Editorial — Freedom isn’t free; thank a veteran for it

May 20, 2015

Freedom is not free.

The cost is men’s and women’s lives. And blood and guts. And arms and legs. And hearing and sight. And brains and other organs.

Men and women have given their lives and paid in many other ways for this country’s freedom since it began.

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Cartoon — May 21, 2015

May 20, 2015

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