As I sat in traffic trying to drive up the I-5 north, I bemoaned the lack of funding for our state’s infrastructure. About 67 percent of all of Washington’s roads are in poor or mediocre condition according to infrastructurereportcard.org, and needs an estimated $6.3 billion to remedy all infrastructural weaknesses.
So many of us feel powerless to affect change in the midst of turmoil at home and across the globe. But there is something we can do to save lives right here in Washington – vote “yes” on Initiative 594 this fall.
I'm sure you are familiar with the quote "Be the change you wish to see in the world"?
This letter is in response to Larry Brickman's "Tougher DUI laws needed" in the Aug. 16 issue of the Kirkland Reporter.
USDA Wildlife Services has been lethally removing Canada Geese in the Puget Sound area for 13 years under an interlocal agreement between several cities and entities within the region.
Twice a day I use a walk across Northeast 132nd Street. It is common for drivers not to stop to let me cross, or not to stop while I'm in the crosswalk. Some go so far as to speed up to quickly get by.
Conservative ideology is based on protecting rich people from having to pay for the benefits they reap from government: peace at home, government contracts, stable markets, laws, infrastructure, an educated work force, research, potable water, public health, etc.
We constantly see in the news where a driver, high on marijuana or under the influence of alcohol, hits a pedestrian or another car, killing someone. They are charged with driving under the influence or vehicular homicide. They get a few years in prison and then are free to live their lives.
Houghton Center, Houghton Plaza, Houghton Village, and even the Shell Station on the corner of 6th Street South and Northeast 68th have nicely manicured and cared-for grounds.
Our beloved cat of 18-plus years was taken from us by a coyote. We live in the south Rose Hill area of Kirkland and in broad daylight a coyote took our cats life away from us.
In the Aug. 1 Kirkland Reporter, there are two letters discussing the location of a microbrewery in a complex that also has children oriented activities.
It has come to my attention that a new startup business in the industrial area of the Everest Neighborhood, The Chainline Brewing Company, is receiving opposition from individuals who don’t want to see it opened.
I have received the most disgusting, sleazy, robocall from the campaign for Joel Hussey that I can ever remember hearing from a PAC, representing any candidate.
I’m proud to vote for Matt Isenhower for State Senate in the 45th Legislative District. Matt will work hard for our schools, roads and will work across the aisle to find real solutions down in Olympia.
It’s really hard to believe that a few folks would raise a stink over the possibility of a small craft (nano) brewery in an industrial area of Kirkland. Must be that these people don’t get out much.
I recently received two flyers in the mail, both from the Good Government Leadership Council, and both saying that Matt Isenhower, the Democratic candidate for State Senate in the 45th district, is a Republican.
The opportunity to grow up in Kirkland has been quite a privilege.
In the race for 45th District senator, the best decision for voters is to re-elect Andy Hill.
I am writing in response to the letter entitled "City allowed microbrewery next to youth-oriented businesses" penned by Christina Hume.
In the voter’s pamphlet, Democrat Matt Isenhower makes some claims that are opposite of reality: he criticizes “a State Senate mired in partisan gridlock…”; “I’ll be a passionate voice for… no more excuses and budget gimmicks.”; “And I will fight to restore fiscal responsibility in state budgets, putting the people’s will ahead of political party.”