LETTER | Full Environmental Study Should Be Required For Seaplanes

I am very worried that the proposed Seaplane Airport at Carillon Point will significantly and negatively alter this serenity.  My office is in the South Lake Union area, and I am very familiar with the noise from seaplanes.  This is not a big deal in the SLU area…as it is mostly commercial.  But for a mostly residential area like we have surrounding Carillon Point, it would be bad.  No one wants to listen to loud seaplanes coming and going…

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Kirkland Man Arrested for Possessing and Distributing Child Pornography

On August 2, 2016 at approximately 9:00 am, Detectives with the Kirkland Police Department served a search warrant on a residence in the 7600 block of NE 143rd St as part of an investigation into the possession and distribution of child pornography.  Subsequent to the warrant service, evidence was secured that led to the arrest of the 55 year old male resident.  The subject was booked into the King County Jail on felony charges…

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Mayor Amy Walen’s response to Kirkland View’s post regarding ethics in government

I appreciate that Kirkland Views supports holding local governments accountable to high ethical standards and transparency.  I think all members of the City Council would heartily agree.  I’d like to assure the readers of the Views that Kirkland is not one of those jurisdictions referred to in the Seattle Times. The residents and businesses of Kirkland can remain confident that our City is a fair, ethical and accountable government…

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Historic Building Needs Renovation: Public Comment on Seminary at Saint Edward State Park Ends Aug 5

We believe this is the right developer, with a proven track record of creating beautiful spaces and restoring the majesty of our historic, yet sadly neglected buildings. 

We believe that only a public-private partnership can finance a project of this scale as the state simply does not have the money to go it alone. We believe this is the right project at the right time. We urge you to support the renovation of the Seminary at Saint Edward State Park. Help save Saint Edward Seminary building and share your comments…

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CERT Registration Now Open for Fall Classes

 

Kirkland CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) and the Kirkland Office of Emergency Management are now accepting registration for the Fall, 2016 class.  This 8-week course will start on Monday, September 19, 2016 and will be held the following 7 Mondays from 6 to 9 PM at the Kirkland Justice Center.  The Final Simulation Drill (required) will take place on November 19, 2016, from 9 AM to 2 PM…

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Sound Transit Board Teams Up with Tim Eyman in an Attempt to Damage the Organized Grass Roots Opposition to its $54 Billion Fall Ballot Measure, “ST3”

The Board of Directors forced a “shotgun marriage” at Thursday’s meeting by approving Tim Eyman’s independent request to write and sign the “con” statement for Sound Transit’s $54 Billion ST3 ballot measure this November.  They removed two of the official “No” campaign names and inserted Tim Eyman’s name instead. “People for Smarter Transit – NoST3, has no affiliation with Tim Eyman,” stated Frank Dennis, the Chair of the official opposition. “Sound Transit knows that and has abused their legislative authority by choosing someone they know turns off a lot of Democratic voters like me.  We appreciated that Board Member Dave Upthegrove voted not to add Tim Eyman’s name stating Mr. Eyman is under investigation by the State Attorney General.” added Dennis…

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