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With the Presidential election taking center stage, local elections have fallen by the wayside.
Imagine this is how your day goes. You wake up, laying in some else’s garbage, brushing your teeth in it, watching TV while sitting on it, and sometimes even having to eat all the garbage.
As a retired school architect and planner, I strongly support comfortable and up-to-date educational facilities. I oppose Proposition 1 because it leaves thousands of kids and their teachers in overcrowded schools and substandard buildings for years more than needed and would spend over $235 million of the $398 million to needlessly tear down and replace more buildings instead of providing for growth.
Please save our trail. We strongly support the better option of bus rapid transit (BRT) on I-405.
I have been looking at the political cartoon in the Kirkland Reporter with increasing skepticism over the passing weeks, but the one in regard to the 405 HOV lanes on April 1 really is too much.
This is the third installment in the continuing saga of the soap opera called Donald J. Trump.
As a member of the Long-Term Facilities Planning Task Force, I must take exception with many of the comments made in Ms. Wilkins’ letter to the editor.
We appreciate the contributions Susan Wilkins (letter, March 30) made as a member of the Lake Washington School District Long Term Facilities Planning Task Force.
I just finished reading King County Executive Dow Constantine's State of the County Address.
The Lake Washington School District convened a Long Term Facilities Planning Task Force in late 2014.
As the mom of a kindergartner, a toddler and soon to be newborn in the Lake Washington School District, I’m continually thinking about the type of public education my children will receive.
The Transportation Commission threw disgruntled drivers and politicians a toll token bone — no tolling on Interstate 405 after 7 p.m. or weekends.
I have lived in Kirkland since 2000. I normally do not write emails like this, however, I am very passionate about this topic.
Kenn Kullberg, in his March 4 letter, asked for specific projects on which the money raised by the Lake Washington School District bond will be spent and in which years it will be spent.
Our Kirkland Community Wildlife Habitat Team, officially sanctioned by the National Wildlife Federation and recognized by the city of Kirkland as part of the Green Kirkland Partnership, strenuously opposes any motorized public transit on the Cross Kirkland Corridor and Eastside Rail Corridor.
As the parents of two toddlers in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD), we are starting to think about the type of public education our children will receive.
On April 26, voters in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) will have the opportunity to make a quantum improvement in their schools.
In the second installment of Boeing's community content advertisement telling us how great Boeing is and in big print how much Boeing gives back to us, the lucky folks that paid for all of it.
Solar power not only provides clean, local energy; it also creates jobs and local economic development. According to a recent report, the solar industry employed more than 2,000 people in Washington in 2015, like my job, designing and selling solar systems.
Can you help hungry Kirkland kids with a box of food this spring break?
Is I-405 a Kirkland city street? No. Does our city fire department routinely respond to incidents on I-405? Yes.
I do not know enough about the current dispute between the Kirkland firefighters and the City Council to take a position.
As a 33-year resident and parent living on a fixed income on Education Hill, my wife and I had a hard time stomaching the one billion dollar 2014 combined school bond measures - even if it meant our house would increase in value.
I am so glad to hear that Kirkland is implementing a ban on plastic bags.
While I believe (and support) forward thinking around public transportation is a critical part of planning for Kirkland's growth, I also believe we need to be mindful of offering our residents, visitors and employees to escape the hustle and enjoy the trail the epitomizes a part of our Northwest culture.
Unbridled housing growth within LWSD (Lake Washington School District) has yet again brought another bond measure to voters based on overcrowding in schools. This is a periodically recurring theme that I’ve heard since 1978 – the year my wife and I bought our house near 132nd Square Park.
In mid-February, the Save Our Trail organization distributed a letter to the Kirkland City Council.
My name is Jeff Curtis and my wife, Sherry and I are parents of three children, a freshman at Juanita High School, sixth grader at Finn Hill Middle School, and a soon to be student at Juanita Elementary.
I am a concerned citizen who lives within walking distance of the Cross Kirkland Corridor (CKC) and I believe that mass transit should not be added in this location.
I would like to voice my deep concern regarding the proposed use of mass transit that is slated to occur on the Cross Kirkland Corridor in Kirkland.
As one of the majority of Kirkland residents who opposed the plastic bag ban, I have been saving my plastic Fred Meyer bags for years in anticipation of the day the ban was shoved down our throats by the City Council.
The city of Kirkland should charge the state for emergency services that our fire and police provide to incidents on I-405.
As a Lake Washington School District teacher, I see firsthand how our district’s rapid growth is impacting our kids’ educational opportunities.
Congratulations to Juanita Hight School [students and staff]. They have been recognized as a King County Level One Green School.
I’m a Lake Washington School District (LWSD) parent, and I’m supporting the school district bond that will come before voters on April 26.
I am a sophomore in the Cambridge Program at Juanita High School, and I’m asking Kirkland residents to vote for the Lake Washington School District bond measure on the April 26 ballot.