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Enjoy the water, but be safe

Run, dash, splash! We are blessed to live in a place surrounded by water, where we can swim, fish, water ski, sail and kayak, among many other aquatic delights. However, Washington State, and our own O.O. Denny Park beach, are also home to many water injuries. In our state, drowning is the leading cause of...

Family Trust Offers Parcel Adjacent to Juanita Heights Park

Good news! On Tuesday night City Council authorized staff to move forward with the purchase of another parcel of land to expand Juanita Heights Park. The parcel was in a family trust and is being sold to the City for $10,000, which is 1/5 of it’s assessed value! Great job City of Kirkland! FHNA is...

Enjoy the holiday, but remember: The Fourth of July is no holiday for our animals!

Do you love a parade? Are you a walker or hiker? FHNA seeks members to walk with our brigade in the old fashioned Kirkland Fourth of July parade. If you’re interested, please be in touch. Thanks! Here are Some Easy Tips for Pet Safety A couple years ago, a 15 year old large breed dog belonging to a Finn...

Juanita Heights Park Expansion

FHNA Board Members took Kirkland City Manager Kurt Triplett on a tour of land adjacent to Juanita Heights Park on June 30th.  There are five parcels for sale by a private landowner and they cover more than eight acres of densely wooded terrain; the forest canopy is healthy and the ground covers are...

Environmental and Adventure School Kids Transform 8K sq ft in Juanita Heights Park

Monday and Tuesday, June 9 and 10, the Environmental & Adventure School kids spent 5 hours in Juanita Heights Park on a community service project. They were removing blackberries and ivy. The kids were in the park this past March working on removing invasives. At that time they learned how to construct...

Preserving More of our Eastern Hill Side

FHNA representatives spent a beautiful afternoon today in Juanita Heights Park with Kirkland Mayor Amy Walen, King County Councilmember Rod Dembowski, City Councilmember Shelley Kloba, Lorrie McKay not shown Kirkland City Intergovernmental Relations Manager and Kirkland Parks Director Jenny Schroeder...

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