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Fourth of July musings: Patriotism, the immigrant experience, race relations and community | Letter

  • Today at 10:22AM

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.


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We need to declare our independence from the meat industry | Letter

  • Jun 30, 2015 at 4:00AM

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.

Health reform is in motion, let’s keep it going | Letter

  • Jun 29, 2015 at 11:12AM

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.

Media needs to focus more on those who protect our freedoms | Letter

  • Jun 29, 2015 at 9:37AM

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.

Leave Park Lane car free | Letter

  • Jun 29, 2015 at 6:39AM

The city of Kirkland is such a great downtown area that is attracting some fantastic restaurants and other great businesses.

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