Locals enjoy watching the waterfront scene as they visit the Kirkland Wednesday Market at Marina Park.
Just wanted to give you an update on Trueblood; it has been a rollercoaster of a year in regards to saving this house, but where there is a will there is a way.
The following letter addresses the moving of the Trueblood house, built in the 1880’s, from its original plot in Norkirk.
The Trueblood house is now owned by Nickel Bros. Moving Company.
It will be moved from its present to location on August 17 or 18th, during the day, to the Baptist church corner parking lot on 1st Street. It will be held there, “in storage”, until one of the four potential buyers completes their contingencies or in the event a new buyer steps up…
As you are aware, there is a controversy brewing over seaplane permitting at carillon point. This began in April with a request for for a permit which was deemed complete in May. The city almost immediately stated they expected issue a DNS, Which says no environmental impact statement (EIS) was needed. People who had concerns about this issue were given until June 20th to write to city planners or they would not be allowed to speak when a public hearing is finally scheduled.
Let’s look for a moment at how the citizens of Kirkland were notified. Three signs were posted in public, two at the pedestrian walkway entrances and one along the boulevard…
King County Metro is getting a lot of complaints from commuters about not enough parking at the park and rides and they are trying to figure out what to do. They have an online survey that is open until August 19. You can find it here: https://metrofutureblog.wordpress.com/2016/07/18/take-a-survey-share-input-on-park-and-ride-parking/
King County Metro is seeking input on parking at their Park and Ride lots. Here is the website that describes what they are considering: http://www.kingcounty.gov/transportation/kcdot/MetroTransit/Projects/Parking.aspx
WPC’s 2016 Jennifer Dunn-Thomson Scholarship Awarded to Sophia Steele
Washington Policy Center (WPC) announced today it has awarded the 2016 Jennifer Dunn-Thomson Scholarship to Sophia Steele of Kirkland, WA. The sixth annual scholarship provides total funding of $15,000 in honor of the late Congresswoman to female college students who exemplify Jennifer’s leadership, commitment to public service and personal values…
The Civil Service Commission has one adult vacancy for an unexpired term ending December 31, 2018. The Civil Service Commission is required by law and oversees the hiring and disciplining of City police and fire personnel. The Commission meets the second Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. Applications for this position are due no […]
The Kirkland Police Department is joining 33 cities across the state as they add one more Chief of Police to their rosters. Kirkland’s newest “Little Chief,” eight-year-old Tiffany Larson, attends Peter Kirk Elementary School and will be sworn in as Chief for a Day at 11:00 a.m. August 18, 2016, at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission (WSCJTC), 19010 1st Ave. S, in Burien. Tiffany will be honored as part of a state-wide program that celebrates the lives of children who have been diagnosed with a serious illness.
“Never has so much been asked of so many to move so few.” – An Homage to Winston Churchill Sound Transit 3: A very (un)sound idea. A Seattle Times photo of a crowded Sound Transit light rail car reminded one of our readers of a can of sardines. When another reader reflexively defended Sound Transit, […]
On Friday night, our family attended a wonderful performance of The Wizard of Oz and we left the show with smiles on our faces and songs in our hearts. Something else happened that night: we became huge fans of Studio East! The show, performed by the young artists of Studio East, was so enchanting that […]
“The idea is to build on top of existing traffic patterns rather than having to dig costly subway systems. Because it relies on more existing infrastructure than a subway, this design is expected to cost just 60 percent of what subways would, and save on the carbon emissions that would result from an equivalent number […]