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LETTER | Yes to School Levys

Olympia is struggling with a dual problem–how to address the K-12 teacher shortage crisis and how to amply fund K-12 basic education. Thankfully, Lake Washington School District voters don’t have to wait for the State. We can take decisive action to support our children. The three LWSD ballot measures are critical to funding educational programs, […]

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LETTER | No to Local Property Tax

Dear Editor,   I sometimes wonder if the “higher taxes for schools” people ever stop to think of how these property taxes impact some of the more vulnerable in our community.  If the LWSD increased taxes are added to local bills, taxes on a median home will be about $12,000 a year or $1,000 a […]

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LETTER: Reasons to Vote Yes for Proposition 1

Sent by: Brian Staples, Vice President of the Central Houghton Neighborhood Association on October 30, 2017   Houghton Residents – Vote Yes to Continue the Houghton Community Council On November 7 residents of Houghton will be asked to weigh-in on several issues and candidates, including Proposition 1 regarding the continued existence of the Houghton Community […]

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Tom Neir announces run for Kirkland City Council

Tom has announced he is a candidate for Position No. 2 on the Kirkland City Council, a position formerly held by Shelly Kloba, our new state legislator. Tom grew-up in Kirkland, attended Lake View Elementary, Kirkland Junior High and graduated from Lake Washington High School and the University of Washington.  He played baseball when Kirkland […]

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