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Ask the City Council to fund vital Finn Hill park and traffic projects – Please act by Tuesday, July 21

Dear Finn Hill neighbors and friends: Kirkland’s City Council will discuss the city’s preliminary 2015-2020 Capital Improvements Plan at a study session in City Hall on Tuesday evening, July 21. The Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance board of directors has just sent comments on the plan to council members...

Kirkland Park Board Tours Juanita Heights Park

The Kirkland Park Board is established by the City Council to act in an advisory capacity on issues pertaining to Parks and Community Services. Three Green Kirkland Partnership parks were on the board’s list for touring this year. Juanita Heights was selected as one of the parks because of the...

Trail Guides: 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...

Expand your Environmental Knowledge: Free Online Courses

Hello Finn Hill neighbors,  I am happy to share with you a longish list of courses you might take in your spare time for the environment-minded. Attached are some Free Online Courses offered by some of the world’s renowned universities working particularly on disaster preparedness, environmental awareness,...

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...

UW Tests New Earthquake Early Warning System

Washington and Oregon will be covered by software program which opens testers’ computers and shows the earthquake epicenter, its magnitude, and the time before shaking. The trials will run about a year. The trial group includes Boeing, Microsoft, Sound Transit, Providence Hospital and other hospitals,...

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