LETTER | Vote “Yes” on EvergreenHealth’s Prop. 1

Dear Editor,

Please don’t overlook Proposition No. 1. It’s the measure that if approved would increase the EvergreenHealth Board of Commissioners from five to seven members. EvergreenHealth is a public hospital and taxes the Redmond, Kirkland and Woodenville public. A seven-member Board will be more representative of their constituents. Two of the present commissioners have been on the Board for over 30 years. The Chairman will have had 41 years of service by the time his term ends. It’s time for new blood. A revitalized Board with two new members will broaden the viewpoint of the community and be more likely to open their Community Advisor meetings to the public…

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LETTER | Accusations made against Rep. Moscoso

There was a recent report in a local Snohomish blog which made some accusations about Rep Moscoso that need to be addressed before people vote.

The blog appeared to show evidence that he lied on his 2012 voter pamphlet statement by claiming he had a Master’s Degree in Archeology. He also insinuated that he had a degree in Archeology in his 2014 voter statement…

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People for Smarter Transit Campaign Official Voice Opposing Sound Transit’s $54 Billion November Ballot Measure

People for Smarter Transit – No ST3, is the official campaign that is challenging Sound Transit’s ST3 ballot measure this November.  As the official campaign, they are required to submit a statement for the Voters’ Pamphlet in King, Snohomish and Pierce Counties.  The statement has to be signed by up to three people.  The Sound Transit Board will vote on who will actually be in the Voters’ Pamphlet if more than one person or group submits names.  “As far as we know, we are the only official “NoST3” campaign.  We are registered with the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission. We have a steering committee and a bank account to receive donations to the campaign.  We also have an official website,” (NoST3.org) stated Frank Dennis, the Campaign Chair…

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Time to invest in the Cancer Moonshot to save lives

Eunice Hostetter is a cancer survivor and the Washington State Lead Ambassador for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. She lives in Kirkland.

This year, roughly 38,000 Washingtonians will hear the words, “you have cancer” and nearly 13,000 will die from it.  I was diagnosed with breast cancer 13 years ago, and thanks partly to early diagnosis and research innovations, I’m grateful be one of the 15.5 million cancer survivors in the U.S. today. Unfortunately, too many Washingtonians continue to lose their life to this disease…

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Water rescue at Yarrow Point

  Kirkland, Mercer Island and King County teams pull two from water when sailboat capsizes Kirkland Firefighters were first to arrive on the scene of a capsized sailboat about 400 yards off shore in Yarrow Bay Thursday evening at approximately 8 p.m. and found two victims in the water hanging onto the side of the […]

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