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The Inside Scoop on Kirkland’s Plowing

When snow falls this winter you can navigate to the best streets by knowing Kirkland’s snowplow plan. Firstly, snow and ice removal is on roads near Evergreen Hospital, those leading to and from I-405, transit routes, schools and fire stations. Secondly, arterials with above normal traffic are...

Local Emergency Charging

Kirkland and Inglewood Presbyterian Church (IPC) have agreed on staging an emergency generator for Finn Hill residents to charge electronic devices and have a warm space when the power goes down. The main concern was to have a charging facility for medical devices. The church plans on having the generator...

Track Power Outages from Your Phone

PSE now offers a mobile app for iTunes, Android, and Windows phones and tablets that gives 15 minute updates on outages, where they are, number of people affected and when they are expected to be fixed. It includes the same map that is available on their website. The map is available 24/7. Customers can...

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...

Art is Everywhere!

Fall is here, and as I walk my dog through the trails of Big Finn Park I see an abundance of natural beauty that inspires the artist in me. The colors seem to be more intense than I remember. The leaves on the trees are brilliant against the sky, and the leaves on the ground fall in layers of color that are...

400+ Plants Take Root in Juanita Heights Park, Come Help!

3 Workparties will take place in October in Juanita Heights Park.  Put your gloves on, bring your shovel and come help! On Saturday October 18, 10:00 AM to 2:00 EarthCorps will be in the park leading the planting of over 300 trees, shrubs and ground cover in the clearing west of the entry steps.  Two...

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