My wife and I have owned acreage and our home, in what some refer to as the Evergreen/Kingsgate community, for almost 60 years.
It doesn't take much to notice how horrible the north-south commute has become on the Eastside. Kirkland, like many other eastside communities, is greatly and negatively impacted.
We need students in permanent classrooms, not temporary ones, designed for the quality education we demand for our growing population.
Please share with readers that citizens will be asking for clarification of comments issued by John Burkhalter, Kirkland Public Works, in the recently released Feb. 24 "City comment letter on building permit application for Potala Village."
As tournament fever spikes for high school basketball fans throughout the state of Washington, the regrettable Regional format that has replaced the Classic 16-Team Tournament leaves many basketball players and fans wanting.
Regarding Dr. Tracy Peirce's guest editorial in the Feb. 28 edition of the Kirkland Reporter: You state that you’re “…working to identify why a minority of people did not support the bond…”
Yesterday, a very nice Kirkland neighborhood bulletin hit my mailbox. I was impressed by Mayor Amy Walen's proactive inclusion of citizens in a very controversial subject, zoning regulations that could impact the sale of recreational marijuana in certain zones.
In the spirit of an old adage “walk a mile in her shoes,” I’d like to propose such a challenge to the powers involved in shaping our transportation choices. It’s a simple challenge: Spend 30-days navigating your daily life without your car – just 30 days.
In recent months, many residents have expressed opinions to city leaders both for and against certain recreational marijuana retail locations in Kirkland.
The Dow Constantine Council has decided to pit vehicle owners against bus riders by asking for a $60 license tab fee. Perhaps the assumption of the council is that the poor unfortunate folks ride buses while the rich drive cars.
Put Russell Wilson’s $500,000 salary on every seat on every professional football stadium and you might visualize the enormity of just the last $1.1 trillion federal spending bill. And that is for only through September.
It is interesting to note Dr. Pierce's frustration with "the minority of no voters" who failed to vote for the Lake Washington School District bond.
I am suspicious of what it took to impose yet another tax that we don’t have control of. I suspect it was initiated by the administration in order to help pay for Obama Care.
Our county is named for one of the greatest African Americans in the 20th century—Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. With his legacy in mind, the King County Republican Party commemorates Black History Month.
I am writing regarding a true story of judicial interference and obstructions of a pro se litigant. This involves a scam at the King County Regional Justice Center being pulled off by lawyers and commissioners against pro se litigants.
On Feb. 22 and 23, members of the Kirkland Youth Council held a food drive for Hopelink at the Red Apple Market in Bridle Trails.
I think we all can agree that Kirkland's downtown is very "walkable." I live two blocks from Lake Street and walk with my one-year-old daughter twice a day.
Why do people invest in tax free municipal bonds? It's because they are tax free, at least up until now. That has changed.
In a recent edition of the Reporter, Rep. Larry Springer is noted for introducing a retirement savings bill in the Washington State House.
Andy Hill’s claims printed in your paper, your website and in his newsletter must be checked. It seems Andy is getting ever more bold in the size and scope of his distortions. Worse, his supporters are now parroting them in your publication.