Sammamish http://www.kplu.org en Sammamish is America's friendliest town http://www.kplu.org/post/sammamish-americas-friendliest-town <p>Forbes has rated <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/morganbrennan/2012/12/19/americas-friendliest-towns/">America's friendliest towns</a> and <a href="http://www.ci.sammamish.wa.us/">Sammamish</a> is at the top of the list.</p><p>Forbes describes the Eastside suburb as a community where "wives swap recipes while their husbands trade tools" (am I the only one having a <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Stepford_Wives">Stepford Wives</a> flashback?).</p><p>Other contributing factors include a crime rate that's 90% below the national average, and a healthy economic environment where nearly 90% of residents own their own homes.</p><p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 22:39:29 +0000 Dave Meyer 7446 at http://www.kplu.org Sammamish is America's friendliest town