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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Deputy Mayor Jay Arnold announced he is running for re-election to the Kirkland City Council, saying that he has more work to do to strengthen neighborhoods and prepare for new retail centers. “I’m proud of what we have done in Totem Lake. The community saw its potential, and after decades, Totem Lake is finally happening! […]
Councilmember’s contributions to the community span decades Kirkland City Councilmember Doreen Marchione has announced that she will retire from the Kirkland City Council when her term ends on December 31, 2017. “I have accomplished nearly everything I set out to do when I ran for election in 2009,” explained Marchione. “We annexed […]
Focuses on Investing in Future, Managing Growth On Monday, Kirkland Mayor Amy Walen announced her intention to run for re-election to City Council. Walen was first elected to City Council in 2009 and will seek a third term in November 2017. Walen has served as Mayor since 2014. “My work as a business owner in […]
Penny Sweet has announced her intention to run for a third term on the Kirkland City Council this year. She was first elected to the Council in 2010, was re-elected in 2014, and has served two two year terms as Deputy Mayor. Sweet is proud of the strides Kirkland has made the past eight […]
Editor: I am very pleased to see my fellow Kirklandites who are readers and contributors to this blog have refrained from pontificating about the election results. Other social media is filled with posts either gloating or decrying the results depending on their political point of view. Many of them quite nasty. We have many spirited […]
As a tax PAYER, I’m voting for Ramiro Valderrama for State Representative.
When I opened my mail the other day, I found this huge campaign mailer featuring five local politicians urging me to again re-elect two other politicians – Larry Springer and Roger Goodman. Politicians supporting politicians, not a big surprise…
To the Editor,
We are writing to express our support for Roger Goodman, our 45th District State Representative. As our Representative in Olympia, Roger continually demonstrates his leadership, his bipartisanship, his care and concern for the people of our state…
With the Presidential election taking center stage, local elections have fallen by the wayside. This is frightening, as who we vote into Office in our Washington is every bit as important as who we vote into Office in that other Washington. I feel compelled to write in and recommend Ramiro Valderrama for State Representative, 45th District. As a registered Democrat, I have always blindly voted for the Democratic nominee, but this time around I have come to the conclusion that Mr. Valderrama is the best hope we have for controlled, responsible growth and fiscal responsibility…
A few of you may know, I’m advocating for the mentally ill. It’s generational in my family.
Last Thursday, I went to the NAMI Eastside Mental Health Legislative Candidate Forum(Roger Goodman didn’t show). Candidate Ramiro Valderrama was upset that 1 in 5 Americans (20%) have a mental condition, yet the State spends only 3% of their budget on mental health. In addition, Washington State ranks 48th in access to community hospital psychiatric beds. Mr. Valderrama called for systemic change. Please vote for Ramiro!…