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,” ( 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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Break-ins Q&A With Kirkland Police Dept.; July 19 at City Hall

The Kirkland City Manager’s Office is inviting you to a meeting with the Police Department on Tuesday, July 19 at City Hall in the Peter Kirk Room (south entrance to City Hall) from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (or until the last person leaves) to answer questions and hear concerns regarding break-ins in the Norkirk Neighborhood. We will have crime data maps for burglary, thefts and motor vehicle prowls – for both the Norkirk Neighborhood and the entire City (so people can compare Citywide data with your neighborhood – past and present)…

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Matthew Gordon Arrested by Kirkland Police and U.S. Marshalls in Sammamish

Kirkland Police Detectives and U.S. Marshalls arrested Matthew Gordon this afternoon on his multiple felony warrants of Domestic Violence Assault 1st Degree and 2nd Degree, Domestic Violence Felony Harassment, and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.    Gordon was located around 11:30 this morning inside a vehicle parked on private property near 228th Ave SE and […]

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Views of Kirkland: Cow and Coyote

Sometimes we just need some levity. Today’s chuckle is provided by an anonymous friend who sent us this snap of a cow butt sporting a sponsorship plaque reading “Sponsored by The Plaza on State”. We know this is the work of some pranksters because the city is not so short on cash as to sell […]

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