Have you returned your ballot for the primary election yet? I recommend voting for Shelley Kloba, current Kirkland City Council member.
There has been growing recognition of the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease but the funding to find a cure lags dramatically behind what’s necessary.
My husband and I are residents of Kirkland and are both business owners in our community. As citizens who contribute to stimulating our local economy, we place a high value on supporting candidates who will navigate King County on a path of growth and success.
My wife and I have attended and enjoyed Kirkland Uncorked in years past and eagerly anticipated this summers event.
A couple comments on the letter on the CKC [Cross Kirkland Corridor] in your 17 July edition.
I agree with Zita Petkus. I live in the Forbes Creek neighborhood. I walk my dog Izzie along the CKC many times per week.
I just wanted to take the time to congratulate Chief Eric Olsen for your retirement with the [Kirkland Police Department]. I don’t expect you to remember me personally, but in the early 1990s when I was a teenager, I thought it was cool to sag my pants and run amuck.
My husband and I are frequent users of the Cross Kirkland Corridor trail, hiking for an hour at a time on a daily basis. A serious and growing pedestrian safety issue is emerging, and it’s time the City did something about it.
Last week I had asked my daughter what she wanted for her ninth birthday which was on July 1. Her only request was that we "help the poor people who need clean water." She didn't want presents or a big birthday party. She simply wanted to help people get clean water.
I enthusiastically endorse Shelley Kloba for Kirkland City Council position 2.
For the second year in a row, we attended the Kirkland fireworks show at Marina Park. And for the second year in a row, found it to be an uplifting community experience. As a lifelong Kirklander, I am often — or rather, almost always — the only one of a group that has lived here since growing up.
The Supreme Court ruling last week upholding tax subsidies in federally-funded states that are a lifeline to low-income people was a victory for our country.
Nearly 240 years ago, our founding fathers declared our national independence from Great Britain. This Fourth of July, let's declare our independence from the meat industry.
I must say I am so proud that our supreme court made the decision to allow gay marriage to be legal in all 50 states. That is truly a milestone. One thing that bothers me though it how the media is treating that decision as a priority over reasons we have such freedom in the first place.
The city of Kirkland is such a great downtown area that is attracting some fantastic restaurants and other great businesses.
In a recent letter to this paper Mr. Roger Clarke-Johnson congratulated Lara Lewison for a well written editorial in one sentence, then corrected her in the second sentence for her inaccurate progressive ideals she learned in school.
In reference Patrick Harris's letter on June 24 "Kirkland police to busy to respond, I have listened to Kirkland Police Department (KPD) operations for more than 2,000 hours on my police scanner. My impression of KPD is very positive.
On June 6, our home, located West of Market Street, was burglarized between 1-3 p.m., broad daylight. Most of our jewelry and electronics were taken during the burglary and our house was ransacked.
Roger Clark-Johnson calls our attention to the observation that the rate of global warming, more specifically the global mean surface temperature, has slowed since 1998 as noted in the current IPCC report.
It's time for the legislature to pass a budget and come home; the wasteful extra sessions are unnecessary.