LETTER | Why I am voting for Hillary


I care deeply about social, environmental, and world issues. I know how easy it is to talk about them, and how hard it is to do something about them. That is why I am voting for Hillary Clinton, a woman who has dedicated her entire adult life—over 50 years—to making the world a better place for everyone…

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Cross Kirkland Corridor Clean Up Event, Oct. 24

Join the volunteers who will be working on the CKC at NE 112th St, digging up weeds and blackberry roots, and preparing the area for planting and mulching. 

Park behind Gold’s Gym (11133 120th Ave NE), next to the wood fence along the CKC.  

  • Bring a shovel or rake, heavy duty clippers, and water (we’ll have a few extra tools)
  • Wear long pants, long sleeves, sturdy shoes, and gloves
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Second Ballot Drop Box to be Installed at Kingsgate Library

County and local officials to welcome a new ballot box with ribbon cutting event



Deputy Mayor Jay Arnold will join King County Councilmember Claudia Balducci and King County Elections Director Julie Wise to welcome the installation of a new ballot box at Kingsgate Library (12315 NE 143rd Street, Kirkland, WA 98034) on Oct. 21 at noon with an official ribbon cutting ceremony…

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Kirkland Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Collision

Just after 10:00 pm Wednesday evening, the Kirkland Police responded to a report of a motorcycle vs. car collision in the 12400 blk of NE 70th St.  Responding officers arrived on scene and found the adult-male rider of the motorcycle already deceased. The driver of the vehicle was not seriously injured and was taken to Overlake Hospital as a precaution.  The preliminary investigation shows the motorcycle rear-ended the car as they both traveled westbound on NE 70th St.  The motorcycle rider was a Kirkland resident with additional information being withheld until family notifications have been made.    Expect NE 70th St to be closed between the 12400 blk and 12800 blk for the next several hours while the Kirkland Police Traffic Unit conducts a full investigation of the incident…

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South Rose Hill/Bridle Trails Neighborhood Association Meeting Moved to Nov. 1

The South Rose Hill Bridle Trails neighborhood association.  Typically, we have our meetings on the second Tuesday of the month.  However, with November 8 being election night, they are pushing the meeting to November 1st. 

At this meeting, attendees will be voting on the Neighborhood Safety Grant Proposals and they would love to get more neighbors to the meeting…

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VIP Backstage A Huge Success for Kirkland Performance Center

The Kirkland Performance Center (KPC) annual auction and gala, VIP Backstage, was quite the hit on Saturday, October 15th at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue. With many local political figures including Representative Joan McBride, Representative Larry Springer, and Kirkland Mayor Amy Walen in attendance along with Kirkland socialites, local business leaders, and support from EvergreenHealth, Boeing, and Kibble & Prentice, KPC raised over $214,000 to continue to present world class performing arts on the Eastside…

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Lakeshore Clinic Announces Plan to Join EvergreenHealth

Addition of Two Locations Will Expand Health System’s Primary Care Reach to 12 Practices across the Puget Sound


Lakeshore Clinic and EvergreenHealth announced today that Lakeshore Clinic will join the health system’s employed medical group. The acquisition plan includes employment of Lakeshore’s 18 primary care physicians and one podiatrist, as well as the transition of their clinical and office staff to employment by EvergreenHealth. Lakeshore Clinic’s providers will continue their current relationship with their patients at the existing locations in Kirkland and Bothell…

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Tree-pruning along Holmes Point Drive Oct. 24-28

  Trimming will reduce risk of falling trees and power outages   Kirkland’s Public Works Department, supporting Puget Sound Energy, will be closing the north entrance of Holmes Point Drive in the Finn Hill neighborhood from Oct 24 through October 28thth to perform vegetation removal work to protect power lines from winter storms. City crews […]

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Are We Safe In Our Community? A Dialogue on Public Safety

  A Dialogue on Public Safety with State Representative Roger Goodman, Chair, House Public Safety Committee  Kirkland Councilmember Penny Sweet, Chair, Kirkland City Council Public Safety Committee  Eric Olsen, Former Chief, Kirkland Police WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26th 7:00 P.M. Northwest University Argue Health Sciences Building Room 104 5600 111th Way NE Kirkland, WA 98033   Are we safe in public […]

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