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Wednesday, April 22 a Little Piece of Finn Hill history fell to the ground

“I had known this barn and house for my entire life,  because I lived across the street from them. I loved them. They had many sentimental and historical values to me. Upon seeing that many of the older houses in my neighborhood were being demolished, I decided to try and preserve the history in my...

Neighborhood Climate Action Initiative

At the recent neighborhood meeting Susan Vossler and Jim Salmon introduced a neighborhood initiative “Climate Action.” This is a Finn Hill grassroots movement of friends and neighbors who want to address climate change by: describing a path forward; empowering local voices; building the political will; and...

It’s Almost Spring: Time to Head to the Trails

O.O. Denny Park Trail Guide Do you have a copy of the newest Finn Hill Trail Guide? With spring in the air, now is the time to get it! Last May, a new trail guide showing the trails, trailheads, and points of interest within O.O. Denny Park, MacDonald Memorial Preserve, and a portion of Big Finn Hill Park...

Big Finn Hill Park Trail Maps

The Big Finn Hill Park Trails plan rolled out to the public in  June 2013 was the culmination of a year of meetings by a group of diverse park users. The plan was signed by King County Park director Kevin Brown in March of 2014. A group called “Friends of Big Finn Hill trails” with...

Neighborhood Safety Project Ideas Needed!

The Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance (FHNA) is requesting input and assistance in selecting project ideas to submit as part of the 2015 Kirkland Neighborhood Safety Program. Last year FHNA was successful in funding 3 of the 4 projects that were submitted, including crosswalks on 90th Avenue NE, walkway...

The Farr Family Story

The Farr Family Based on an Interview with Grant Farr by Bonnie Rimawi, on May 24, 2013 “My full name is Sheldon Grant Farr, Jr., but I go by Grant because my dad was Sheldon; that way we didn’t get each other confused.” So begins the interview about a boy, Grant Farr, growing up in the family home in the...

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