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Many liquor store owners feel burned by state, terms of privatization Houghton neighborhood liquor store closes, suffers big losses BY RAECHEL DAWSON rdawson@kirklandreporter.com

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on Sidhu has held various jobs at gas stations, he’s driven ice cream trucks and taxi cabs and worked in a small business since he came to the United States from India in 1992. Sidhu put a lot of money into his new business when the Liquor Control Board auctioned off the 167 state-run liquor stores to private retailers in April. He says

he and his brother have put in $1.5 to $2 million from the four stores they bid on, including one in Kirkland’s Houghton neighborhood. But Sidhu – like several other liquor store owners in the state – has felt the impact since liquor privatization took effect last June. He was forced to close Liquor Store No. 57 in Houghton two weeks ago because he said the store lost 85 percent of business since privatization.

“We’re broke. The landlord (at one location outside of Kirkland) is coming after us because the personal guarantee is signed,” said Sidhu. “I’m looking for everything, there’s nothing I can do.” Bankruptcy may be inevitable, he says. Sidhu, who bought two stores in Vancouver and one in Kennewick, which is now closed, purchased the right to the Houghton location at 10609 N.E. 68th St. for $344,712. The right to operate the others

were purchased at state auction for $264,125, $263,152 and $212,106 respectively. Many retailers would say the state packaged the liquor stores as a great business opportunity. The highest bidders were promised “special rights,” such as the exclusive right to apply for a liquor license at the current state-run locations. And under Initiative-1183, the stores couldn’t sell liquor if their retail space was under 10,000 square feet, but these stores could. Additional cost control by [ more LIQUOR page 9 ]

The Houghton neighborhood liquor store was purchased by Don Sidhu in June for $344,712 during an auction. The store has since lost 85 percent of its business and was forced to close. RAECHEL DAWSON, Kirkland Reporter

City officials hope for Potala resolution, extend moratorium BY CARRIE RODRIGUEZ crodriguez@kirklandreporter.com

The Kirkland Council delayed the development of the proposed Potala Village project for the fourth time during its Oct. 16 meeting, however city officials are hoping for good news soon with the controversial project. The council voted unanimously on Oct. 16 to extend the moratorium on development in the Business Neighborhood (BN) zone through Dec. 31. The moratorium, which was initially imposed last November, was set to expire Nov. 15. But the Potala Village, which is proposed to be built in the Moss Bay neighborhood’s BN zone, may finally be moving in a positive direction for city officials, developer Lobsang Dargey of Dargey Enterprises and the surrounding community. “The positive news is that we are still in very productive discussions. We are all still at the table,” said City Manager Kurt Triplett, noting that the

city has been in mediation for the past couple of weeks with Dargey and several residents concerned about the project’s scale and neighborhood impact. “Hopefully we can reach some sort of agreement.” Triplett could not comment further on the details of the mediation. But he did say the developer “has stayed his litigation, which we appreciate while mediations are going on.” If the group does reach a mediated agreement, the council would take action to implement that agreement some time in November and the lawsuit would be dropped, said Triplett. Dargey could not be reached for comment. When Dargey proposed a 144 apartment unit on a 1.2 acre lot with a view of Lake Washington in the BN zone last year, the surrounding community protested. Project opponents said the BN zoning code’s unlimited-density issue conflicts with the city’s Comprehensive Plan. The BN zone permits such uses as retail, office [ more POTALA page 4 ]

Kirkland man sentenced for leading international drug ring BY RAECHEL DAWSON rdawson@kirklandreporter.com

You want fries with that latte? Kirkland residents Jared Menssen and sister, Hailey, dressed in their Halloween costumes that their grandmother, Jo Ann Geer, made for them. They visited the Houghton Starbucks and the kids liked it so much, the store gave them a free cocoa. The Reporter recently asked residents to submit photos of their most creative Halloween costumes and selected this photo to be published. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

A Kirkland man was sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison for leading an international marijuana and cocaine drug ring. Jacob Saul Stuart, 39, who was detained at the Seatac Federal Detention Center after his arrest in April 2011, was sentenced in U.S. District Court. Two dozen other people from U.S. and Canada were also charged in the case and five have been sentenced. Drug dealers brought marijuana in from Canada via a private airplane and distributed it across the U.S., reaching California, Illinois, Missouri, Georgia and New Jersey, according to charging documents. Money from marijuana sales was used to purchase cocaine in Southern California, which was transported to British Columbia for distribution. “This is one of the largest drug cases we have had in [ more DRUG page 8 ]


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Kirkland gets clean marks from state auditor The Washington State Auditor’s Office recently completed its annual audit of the City of Kirkland in the areas of accountability, financial statement, and federal grant compliance. The accountability audit includes legal compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act and the safeguarding of public resources with proper internal controls. The office had no audit recommendations or findings in any of the three audit areas. The Auditor’s Office indicated that Kirkland’s results are noteworthy as there are very few entities in Washington state that achieved “clean” audits for 2011 and that the Auditor’s Office has been issuing more findings. In addition to the clean audits, the city received the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the city’s comprehensive annual financial report. On Oct. 16, the council received a summary of the audit and presented the GFOA award to Finance and Administration Department staff. “These are amazing accomplishments for the city, the Finance Department, and our citizens,” noted Councilwoman Amy Walen, chair of the council’s Finance Committee. “These show our continued commitment to fiscal responsibility.” The city has received the GFOA award since 2004. To view the audit report, go to the Washington State Auditor’s Office website at www.sao.wa.gov, select “Audits,” then “Local Governments” and then select “City of Kirkland.”

Merrill Gardens to host veterans benefit dinner Merrill Gardens at Kirkland will honor the week of Veterans Day by hosting a benefit dinner for the USO. Since 1941, the USO has been providing support to U.S. service members and their families around

the world and here at home. The dinner is open to family, friends and the general public and will run from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 at Merrill Gardens at Kirkland, 201 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland. The dinner is open to the general public for a minimum $10 donation. All money collected will be donated to the USO. All food and beverages will be donated by Merrill Gardens. Local merchants and businesses are invited to donate prizes for a silent auction. In Kirkland, the event will also feature a no-host bar, live music and entertainment in the tradition of the USO Variety Show. For the past 70 years, the USO (United Service Organizations) has been the bridge between the American public and the U.S. military. In times of peace and war, the USO delivers its special brand of comfort, morale and recreational services to the military. For information, or to make a donation, please contact Rosita Sandell: (425) 828-2570

Residents can recycle used cooking oil and grease Cooking oil can wreak havoc on drains and pipes and is a valuable resource. Thanks to a new partnership between the City of Kirkland and General Biodiesel of Seattle, Kirkland residents can recycle their used cooking oil and grease, to be converted into biodiesel fuel. A collection tank is now located at the North Kirkland Community Center, 12421 103rd Ave. N.E., at the north end of the parking lot. General Biodiesel collects the cooking oil, converts it to biodiesel fuel, then distributes it to local fleets. The partnership allows for an environmentally-friendly way to dispose of used cooking oil and grease to be recycled instead of ending up in the landfill or the pipe system. Tips for transporting used cooking oil: • Store cool, used cooking oil in a clear, plastic jug with a secure lid • Pour the cooking oil into a large container. Be sure the container allows for easy pouring • Only used cooking oil will be accepted in the collection containers (motor oil is prohibited) For more information on how to recycle other liquids, like paint

and motor oil, please visit: www. kingcounty.gov/whatdoIdowith. Contact Kelly Ferron, Kirkland’s Recycling Programs coordinator, with any questions at 425-587-3812 or recycle@kirklandwa.gov.

Kirkland goldendoodle, Dulcie, needs your vote by Oct. 30 Kirkland resident Nicole Liljegren’s 7-month-old puppy, Dulcie, is a finalist in CityDog Magazine’s Cover Model Search. Dulcie is now competing with five other finalists to determine who will grace the cover of CityDog Magazine. The 7-month-old goldendoodle (golden retriever/poodle mix) became a finalist by winning the Cover Model Contest at the Kirkland Uncorked Festival in July. The contest benefited Homeward Pet Adoption Center. Liljegren says it’s a tight race and Dulcie is seeking votes from Kirkland residents who would like to support their local pup. “Dulcie is the sweetest dog who just absolutely loves everyone she comes in contact with,” said Liljegren. “I’m a middle school teacher and she is so gentle with my students. She has even helped me build relationships with kids who would not otherwise open up.” Liljegren says when Dulcie comes to visit, her classroom is full of kids after school who want to play and cuddle with her. Dulcie is “addicted to swimming” and will fetch her water toy for hours. “She doesn’t even know she’s tired until she jumps in the car and crashes out before I even start driving away,” said Liljegren. “She rings a bell to go potty and runs straight out to her designated spot like clockwork. She will do anything for a carrot, peanut butter or a good roughed up Nyla bone.” Dulcie’s favorite place to meet up with friends is Jasper’s Dog Park in Totem Lake and she loves going to downtown Kirkland too because she gets so much attention there. She loves “eating” at The Slip because she gets her own pail of water. “We have heard people describe her as a stuffed animal that doesn’t look real and even a Muppet,” said

Dulcie is a 7-month-old goldendoodle who currently seeks the community’s vote for a chance to win the CityDog Magazine’s Cover Model Search. BAILEY & BANJO PHOTOGRAPHY Liljegran. “She is truly one in a million and would make the perfect Cover Dog!” Voting is easy. Just go to www.citydogmagazine.com and click on the 2012 Cover Dog Model Search at the bottom of the page. Voting ends Oct. 30.

Woodmark Hotel ranked one of top 10 resorts The Woodmark Hotel, Yacht Club & Spa, located on the shores of Lake Washington on Carillon Point, announced that it has been ranked one of the Top 10 Resorts in the Pacific Northwest in Condé Nast Traveler’s Best in the World list. The Woodmark ranked number four in the annual Reader’s Choice Awards list of the best resorts in Alaska, Oregon and Washington.

The 25th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards were determined by 46,476 readers who participated in the annual survey, rating properties in the categories of rooms, service, food, location, design and activities. This year, the Woodmark received a total of 86.9 out of possible 100 points. “It is an honor to be recognized by our guests and receive this exceptional ranking in the Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards,” said John Murphy, general manager of the Woodmark Hotel. “The entire Woodmark staff works hard to provide inspired personalized service and we hope that with this recognition, more people decide to make the Woodmark their home on the lake.” For more information about the Woodmark, call 425-822-3700 or visit www.thewoodmark.com.

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and residential. As a result, the city issued several moratoria on new building permits for the area. The freezes led Dargey to file a lawsuit in May arguing that the city did not have the jurisdiction to react that way based on one project. Triplett said the brief extension on prohibiting development will allow the council to adopt any BN zoning changes at the same time the city adopts its annual Comprehensive Plan amendments. Plan amend-

ments can only be adopted once a year. “The changes need to be adopted together to have them synced up,” said Triplett, noting the council will likely take final action on amendments to the BN zoning regulations at its last meeting of the year on Dec. 11, along with related amendments to the Comprehensive Plan. The public will have an opportunity to speak on the draft amendments to the BN zoning at the beginning of the meeting, which starts at 7:30 p.m.


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Vote for Joel Hussey Please vote for Joel Hussey for state legislature in the 45th District. Unlike his opponent, Joel is not a professional politician. He has spent years serving the community; he has been a school board president, is active in the boy scouts and as president of Lake Washington Youth Soccer Association, he spearheaded a reorganization of the association and its finances. His leadership ultimately led to development of new soccer fields on 60 Acres South and return of the Mueller Farm to organic farming. With his background in education and work with youth groups, Joel is uniquely equipped to join the effort to improve our education system to meet court ordered standards. Hussey will make funding and improving education a top priority. As a successful businessman, Hussey will help in the effort to forge a sustainable budget and end the costly over-runs and special sessions. Over regulation, cumbersome taxation and out-of-control spending are destroying businesses in our state. Hussey’s business skills will be useful when he works with both parties to pass sustainable budgets, reduce regulation and create an environment that spurs business growth. If you’re tired of budget over-runs, special sessions and gimmicks, out-of-control spending, over-regulation and endless partisan bickering, shouldn’t you vote to field a new team in Olympia? Joel Hussey has exactly the skills, training and experience we need now.

Jeanie D. McCombs, Kirkland

Propositions 1 and 2 will hurt fixed income people If Propositions 1 and 2 pass, property taxes will cost an average home owner another $150 per year, after year, after year. So the question is for those on fixed income, would you rather use the $150 to cover the increase cost of Social Security, and Medicare Part B, and Medicare Part D whose increase is forecasted to be as much as 23 percent. For those who have not retired, it’s money you can use to pay for the quality of life you choose. Fixed income people will hurt the most. I’m one of them. We will only receive a 1 to 2 percent increase in our monthly checks while Kirkland’s budget grows at a rate 4 times faster than our cost of living (COLA) allowance. It’s money we need to balance our budgets. If Prop 1 and 2 pass, it frees up more than $5.35 million, money that is already in their $449 million dollar budget and could have been used to negate the need for Prop 1 and 2. There’s no need for additional taxes. But Council wants more to spend on other things. Because the park levy can be used as collateral, it reduces our capability for additional funding. The council would like to see the levy amounts to be larger. But there’s only so much we can stand. Of this you can be sure. The council will continue to rob Peter to pay Paul.

Robert L. Style, Kirkland

Reject Propositions 1 and 2 Propositions 1 and 2 are not really park and street maintenance levies. They are actually multimillion dollar capital project

levies. The ballot titles and descriptions use maintenance language but the preponderance of funds raised are not for maintenance. They are to pay for major capital expenditures including the controversial Cross Kirkland Trail and citywide curbs, gutters and sidewalks. Ordinarily, major capital projects are funded by long-term bonds. A big benefit of this method is that the annual costs to the taxpayer are much lower than with levies. But bond issues require over 60 percent voter approval. Getting 60 percent backing for the controversial trail and sidewalks would be a tough sale. Park upkeep and fixing potholes are easy sales. And levies only require 50 percent approval. By bundling everything together in levies, voters favoring the park and street upkeep will have to accept the trail and sidewalks, or reject the park and street work. By using levies instead of bonds, the city only needs to coax 50 percent of the voters to go along with the controversial projects instead of 60 percent. Is this cunning salesmanship or coercion? Bond issues also go away after a fixed time. These levies run forever. They also give the city a generous and virtually open-ended permanent parks and public works slush fund. Read the full text carefully. The timing and completion of the projects named in the levies is at the council’s discretion. There is no time limit. The city is not restricted to the work named in the levies. These funds can be used at any time for any work the city wants within the broadly worded scope of these levies. Park and street maintenance are important needs. And so are capital improvements. But Kirkland citizens deserve a better way to fund both needs than is offered in these levies. If we accept permanent levies to fund major capital projects, questionable tactics to get money for maintenance, and an offbudget slush fund for wish lists, we forever lose our opportunity to demand a better way. Both of these crafty propositions should be rejected and sent back to our resourceful council to “recalculate.”

Paul Hall, Kirkland

Hit reset button, vote for McCravey Our children deserve the very best we can give them and instead Olympia is failing them. The Legislature has failed to fund education, failed to grow businesses and create jobs, failed to balance a budget, and failed to attend to the governance of the state while running after special interest dollars. In our district, Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe, chair of the Education Committee, has been singled out because she stymied key education reforms. Unfortunately, she has been part of Olympia for 20 years and an elected official for 35 years. She has lost touch with the people she was elected to serve. Instead, I believe she is allowing special interests to dictate education policy in Washington. Her state senate race opponent, Dawn McCravey, has worked hard to improve curriculum, tie board and district goals to student achievement and to protect student programs. McCravey was also committed to protecting our valuable employees from devastating unconstitutional budget slashing in Olympia during her time on the Northshore School Board. The only way to change directions in Olympia is to change the people we send there. This election cycle let’s vote for a new direction and elect Dawn McCravey for state Senate. Together, we can hit the reset button on Olympia and career politicians!

Janice Snyder, Kirkland

Triplett’s vision for rail corridor will be ultraexpensive Regrettably, Kirkland has decided to tie funding for initial improvements to the former BNSF railway line to other needed upgrades and acquisitions for Kirkland Parks. Until funding for any work on the Cross Kirkland Corridor is separated out as a “stand alone” item, citizens should vote [ more LETTERS page 13 ]


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Council approves zoning to allow for residential suites ments will likely take effect within the next couple of weeks. The council discussed the issue of parking, traffic and green building during the Oct. 16 meeting. The Planning Commission recommended to the council that green building not be a requirement due to its high cost, which would take away from its main perk of affordability, but many members were in favor of the green incentive. Others had issue with parking for the location in the Central Business District. Councilman Dave Asher said he would like to have a pilot in the downtown location that looked at one development over the years and its impact on parking and traffic. But the council did

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he Kirkland City Council voted 6-1 on Oct. 16 to go forth with zoning amendments to the Central Business District and the Totem Lake Business District, which have unlimited density, to allow for the development of residential suites. Single residential housing or residential suites are described as affordable 150-to 350-squarefoot units that will have a small bathroom with a shower, toilet and sink, a mini bar with a microwave, a small refrigerator and a bed, but share a common area with a kitchen and dining table. Prices are expected to be as low as $600 a month. The zoning amend-

Residential suites will emulate suites at Tudor Mannor in Redmond. Tenants share a kitchen. RAECHEL DAWSON, Kirklandreporter

not act on his suggestion. “Parking is an issue all over this area,” Councilman Bob Sternoff agreed.

The zoning code amendment specified that parking would either be one spot for each housing unit or one for every two units with a management plan. The plan would record, track and document all parking spill over as well as penalize for failure to comply. “It’s possible that over time the parking requirements may be reduced as we get more information on how these are rented out, but for now we’re comfortable,” said Planning Commission chair Mike Miller. But Sternoff said that he didn’t know how enforcement would work out since they “have a hard enough time trying to track (their) own employees’ (parking).” Planning Director Eric Shields said the develop-

ers would choose whether to incorporate either type of parking or a mixture of both. Nonetheless, the council is optimistic about residential housing. “You get something creative that fills the need and helps the community. It was never our intention to create homogeneous neighborhoods,” said Councilwoman Amy Walen, despite being worried about parking. “I love these. I think they’re wonderful and I love having them in downtown and Totem Lake.” Shields said developer Robert Pantely has one parking spot for every two housing units at his Redmond location and has expressed that he is comfortable with having a transportation management plan.

Kirkland Council removes Houghton/Everest Neighborhood Center from 2012 work program, more information in 2013 BY RAECHEL DAWSON rdawson@kirklandreporter.com

The Kirkland City Council unanimously approved the Houghton/Everest Neighborhood Center be removed from the 20122014 Planning Work Program on Oct. 16. The council “felt it best” to complete the required 10-year update to the city’s Comprehensive Plan before conducting planning on the Houghton/Everest Neighborhood Center Plan. Several Everest and

Central Houghton neighborhood residents expressed the need for more time for the process. Plenty of community engagement and neighborhood planning will be available during the Comprehensive Plan update and it is scheduled to begin the first quarter of 2013. “It is worth noting that the council’s action did not enact a moratorium on development in the Houghton/Everest Neighborhood Center,” an update on the issue stated. “Also,

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there has been no development proposal within this Neighborhood Center submitted to the city as of this update.” The Planning Work Program was developed by the Planning and Community Development Department with the Planning Commission. The 2012-14 Work Program was approved by the council in May and called for completion of an update to the Houghton/Everest Neighborhood Center Plan by the end of 2012,

followed by the adoption of the zoning regulations and design guidelines by the end of March 2013. Residents in the community had a strong concern about current traffic conditions and the impact future development may have on traffic. As a result, staff from the Public Works Department will be conducting field inspections and speaking with the leadership from the Houghton and Everest neighborhood associations. The city will be develop-

ing educational materials and activities that will help residents understand the state’s Growth Management Act that was enacted by the Legislature in response to rapid population growth and concerns with suburban sprawl, environmental protection, quality of life and related issues. More details on that will be available in early 2013. Questions and concerns should be directed to Angela Ruggeri at 425587-3256 or agruggeri@ kirklandwa.gov.

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Volunteers needed to prep Juanita Woodlands before winter sets in Before the winter takes over, the Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance (FHNA) is calling for volunteers to rein in the weeds and re-tag the trees planted in the past year in the eastern Juanita Woodlands. The work party runs from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 27. Everything takes place on the east side of Juanita Drive. Volunteers can meet at 76th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 120th (turn east off Juanita Drive onto 120th Street). Bring work gloves, loppers, and shovels if you can. Coffee and water will be supplied. As it happens, thousands of others across the country will be doing similar work with the Alliance for Community Trees having declared October to be National NeighborWoods Month. The nonprofit organization founded in 1993 recruits volunteers in 44 states and Canada to plant and care for millions of trees.

To get more information on the woodlands cleanup, contact Teresa Chilelli at TChilelli@ aol.com or call 425-5014693.


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BRIEF Assisted living center burglar arrested Thanks to a recent broadcast by local television station KCPQ (Q-13 Fox) of the “Washington’s Most Wanted” series, a burglary suspect is behind bars. A male suspect entered the Madison House Retirement and Assisted Living Center in Kirkland on Sept. 9 and gained entry into a number of occupied residents’ rooms and stole property. Surveillance footage obtained by the Kirkland Police Department depicted an unidentified white male entering and exiting the premises that was believed to be the burglary suspect. During the investigation, Kirkland detectives learned that a credit card stolen from one of the tenants was fraudulently used at several locations in the South Hill area of Puyallup. Detectives obtained video surveillance images from one or more of these transactions showing what was believed to be the same male suspect captured on video entering/

exiting Madison House at the time of the burglary. Detectives contacted Q13’s “Washington’s Most Wanted” TV program, who assisted by airing the information in this case on two subsequent broadcasts, including posting the case to their website. As a result of the broadcast and posting of the case information and suspect photos, numerous tips were received from the public via Crime Stoppers, each tip suggesting the same male suspect. Kirkland detectives arrested a 31-year-old male on Oct. 17 suggested by the anonymous tipsters via Crime Stoppers. He was booked into the King County Jail for investigation of residential burglary, second-degree theft, four counts of attempted residential burglary and malicious mischief in the second degree. “Kirkland Police detectives would like to thank Q13’s Washington’s Most Wanted, Crime Stoppers and most importantly the citizens that called in the anonymous tips that led to the arrest of the suspect in this case,” said Lt. John Haslip, Kirkland Police Department. “This is a great example of law enforcement, media and the public coming together to solve a crime.”

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Police Blotter The blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical round-up of all calls to the Kirkland Police Department that are dispatched to on-duty police officers. The Kirkland Reporter Police Blotter is not intended to be representative of all police calls originating in Kirkland, which average about 1,000 per week. Between Oct. 12-18 the Kirkland

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BRIEFS Free leaf disposal site for downtown businesses This fall, downtown businesses can bring all their leaves and branches to a container at the Marina Park auxiliary parking lot. There is no fee for businesses to participate. The container is unlocked and available for use on Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please do not put any garbage, recycla-

Police Department reported 433 traffic violations (seven DUIs), eight school zone traffic violations, 36 alarm calls, 14 noise complaints, six calls for malicious mischief, 15 calls of disturbance, 25 thefts, 26 car prowls, 35 acts of traffic abandonment, 12 calls of civil disturbance, seven reported burglaries, seven domestic violence calls, nine calls for harassment, four reports of illegal drugs, four alleged assaults, seven reported suicides and 13 acts

of fraud. At least 24 people were arrested.

bles, or any other materials in the container. Only leaves and tree branches are accepted. If you have storm drains near your business, make sure to also remove leaves/ branches from the top of the storm drain grate. Leaves can block rain water from flowing into these storm drains which can cause flooding and potential damage to your property. Questions? Contact the Kirkland recycling hotline at 425-587-3812 or recycle@kirklandwa.gov.

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Oct. 18 Assault: 5 p.m., 6224 Lake Washington Blvd. N.E. A 43-year-old man allegedly punched his 35-year-old male roommate in the face at least 12 times. The suspect admitted to the assault and said it was a dispute over unpaid bills. The victim refused hospital treatment.

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N.E. 132nd St. A 59-year-old man was arrested for fourth degree assault, harassment, interference with a report of domestic violence and malicious mischief. It is reported the victim was a 48-year-old woman. Witnesses included two girls. A computer monitor and printer were damaged during the incident.

Oct. 16 Warrant arrest: 4:15 p.m., 13636 100th Ave. N.E. A group of suspects - a 17-year-old male, a 20-year-old male, a 21-year-old male, a 25-year-old male and a 27-year-old female - allegedly hassled customers at McDonalds. During the incident, a glass marijuana pipe was seized and one subject had a $100 possession of liquor warrant out of Everett.

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Four men charged with two home burglaries in Kirkland, one in Kenmore BY RAECHEL DAWSON rdawson@kirklandreporter.com

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our Seattle men were charged Oct. 12 for residential burglary and firearm theft in the Kirkland/Juanita and Kenmore area. Michael Wade, 26, Filmon Berhe, 28, Christopher Patterson, 19, and Cody Wade, 18 from Seattle were charged for three home burglaries - two in Juanita, one in Kenmore - as well as six counts of firearm theft from one Juanita home. The men were arrested after a Bellevue landscaper tipped off Bellevue police of a suspicious gold Toyota Camry in the Newport Shores area. The landscaper noticed

the vehicle driving slowly a current no-bail felony through the neighborescape warrant for his hood he was working in, arrest of possessing illegal and at some point, he saw drugs as well as attempted two of the five men get residential burglary. In out of the car “possibly addition, Wade had an casing homes to burglarofficer safety advisory for ize,” charging documents assaulting Seattle police stated. in May and he and his When the men associates are known noticed they were gang members, being watched, documents say. KIRKLAND they drove away A search dog quickly but ran named K9 Kuva into several deadgave signals there end streets, docuwere narcotics in the ments continue. Undervehicle. cover Bellevue police The undercover policeresponded and followed man called for back-up the vehicle to Monorom and the four were taken Jewelry on Martin Luther into custody, according to King Junior Way South. the documents. Wade was positively During a frisk search, identified and it was Patterson told police they discovered he still had sold nine pieces of gold

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jewelry to Monorom Jewelry for $610, the documents said. Two tablet devices were discovered under a jacket in the Toyota as well as the smell of marijuana. After a search warrant was acquired for the vehicle, police discovered three laptop computers, two notebook computers, a camera case with a victim’s name on it, several bottles of liquor and men’s clothing with a receipt of another victim’s name. All men were previously convicted felons and have past warrants for various crimes. Their bail is set for between $50,000 and $250,000.

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this district. This is a dangerous business with dangerous people who don’t hesitate to use violence,” said U.S. District Judge John C. Coughenour of all his 31 years on the bench. Bothell investment mortgage broker Robert Wolverton was also charged by federal prosecutors but is still waiting sentencing. Wolverton was charged with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances and marijuana with the intent to distribute. DEA and Homeland Security Investigations officials discovered the drug ring by using court authorized wiretaps. About 1,000 to 2,000 pounds of marijuana and 100 to 200 kilograms of cocaine were transported every month, court documents continue. One of the wiretapped phone calls caught Stuart speaking about the purchase of guns, bats and chemical sprays for members of the criminal ring in Canada who were traveling to Washington to investigate 100 kilograms of police-seized cocaine. U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan said Stuart hid his deals while posing as a “stay-at-home soccer dad.” But the smuggling orga-

nization allegedly had ties to the Hells Angels outlaw motorcycle gang in British Columbia, Canada. Michael Murphy, a pilot who transported drugs, was sentenced to 12 years in prison; Jacob Burdick, who stored and organized transportation of the drugs, was sentenced to 12 years in prison; John Washington, a drug distributor for the group, was given 11 years in prison; Mario Joseph Fenianos, a Canadian who obtained and smuggled cocaine for the ring, received 13 years in prison; and Michael William Dubois, another Canadian working on the cocaine side of the smuggling, was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Investigators seized $2 million, 136 kilograms of cocaine and more than 1,000 kilograms of marijuana from the drug ring’s operation. The case was investigated by DEA Offices across the U.S., Homeland Security Investigations in Seattle and Sacramento, Customs and Border Protection, the King County Sheriff ’s Department, Seattle Police Department, Washington State Patrol, Snohomish Regional Drug Task Force and the Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement in California.

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Houghton Community Council appoints new member to fill vacancy At a special meeting on Oct. 15, the Houghton Community Council (HCC) appointed Brian Gawthrop to a vacant seat (Position 7) on the HCC. The appointment is for an unexpired four-year term, which will end upon certification of the 2013 general election. The position became vacant upon the resignation of former Councilwoman Georgine Foster. The Houghton Community Council is the elected council for the Houghton Community Municipal Corporation. The Community Municipal Corporation was

created pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 35.14 RCW. Information about the council’s jurisdiction, powers and authority can be found in Kirkland Municipal Code (KMC) Chapter 2.12. The KMC can be viewed online at www. kirklandwa.gov (Search: Municipal Code). Houghton Community Council meetings are held the fourth Monday of each month at 7 p.m., unless otherwise scheduled. For more information on the Houghton Community Council, visit www.kirklandwa.gov/ depart/Planning/HCC.

beforehand. Carpenter said. “The prices And when retailers did are determined by the disdo inventory, the slowtributor.” moving merchandise, such Roselli said there are two as the $250 Patron, was unmajor “quasi monopolistic” sustainable and many were distributors in Washington forced to buy more popular – Young’s Market Comalcohol immediately. pany and Southern Wine & The escalated pricing Spirits. from distributors didn’t help “From a bystander’s posieither. tion, it’s absolutely incredCustomers are required ible that this is allowed to to pay a 17 percent fee happen,” Roselli said. “One (includes the cost of goods, of the primary issues that operating costs and profit), every political candidate is a 20.5 percent retail sales running on is jobs. These tax and a $3.77 per liter tax closures have meant sevon all product sold. eral hundreds of “Did they bid Roselli said taxes jobs.” too much for the and fees make up Carpenter opportunity? Most confirmed he more than 50 pereverybody would had heard of cent of gross sales probably say yes, liquor store cloin all stores. but one of the “The bidders sures, but said reasons the bid realized they would there was no amounts were lose significant way for them to business to compet- where they were track how many ing retail but didn’t at is because of the since they were way the state sold now private and realize the impact of the 17 percent the packages as had no obligafee,” said Roselli. “I tion to inform opportunities.” believe a major porthe State Liquor Byran Roselli tion of the (previControl Board. ously state-run) 167 He speculated a stores sold will fail big reason could by the end of the year.” be because of the rise in Because distributors competition since privatizanegotiate price based on tion, but could not verify volume, outlets like Safeway why. and Costco could get much The two other previously better deals if they bought state-run liquor stores in in larger quantity. Kirkland are also closed, “They (the bidders) don’t but the Reporter could not have the buying power,” confirm what led to those

circumstances. Other liquor stores who are still open report business is slow or just surviving. Josh Boggs, assistant manager of Redmond Ridge Liquor and Wine, said that business has been fairly slow since the state was in the liquor business. “We do have a lot of items that you can’t get at a Costco or other grocery stores,” said Boggs, adding that they carry specialty items like high-end tequila, bourbon, scotch and gin. However, those other stores are grabbing a large amount of the liquor business, Boggs added. “To be able to see liquor right in front of you while you’re shopping, it grabs your attention. It’s a convenience factor,” he said. Redmond Ridge Liquor and Wine, owned by Chuck Ferrel, has been open about four years and previously contracted with the state to sell liquor. Abi Eshagi of Woodinville purchased the store at Bothell-Everett Highway 20617 for $110,000. “We never opened (the Bothell store) because we couldn’t get the lease,” said Eshagi. “What wasn’t disclosed was that someone already leased the location.” Pete’s Wine had already

applied for a liquor license in that spot. Eshagi said that he has filed a petition with the State Liquor Control Board and that his lawyers are looking into the matter. He refused further comment on the legal procedures available to him. He owns two other stores in the state that have survived. “Sales have been okay,” Eshagi said. “But they have not been nearly what they were (prior to privatization).” And yet, there are still liquor store owners who are optimistic. Over at Premium Wine & Spirits on Redmond Way, manager Peggy Binckley said they’ve been busy since co-owners Jeff and Michael Roh took over in June. Jeff bid $281,660 in a state auction in April to win the rights to the store. Location may be key. The state turned the building at 16389 Redmond Way into a liquor store in April 2010. And the brick building has some history behind it, according to Binckley, who said it was Redmond Mayor Bill Brown’s car-repair shop in the 1920s. “People love this building — it’s dear to their heart,” she said. “The owners have gone to great lengths to restore it.”

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Haunted Halloween happenings in Kirkland Monster Mile T Halloween Family Fun Run rick-or-treaters can curb their sweet tooth with fun this weekend by participating in fun runs, dances and a haunted house. Here are a few Halloween festivities that will be scattered throughout Kirkland for families, teens and children.

Pee Wee Monster Bash October 26 | 10 a.m. to noon | North Kirkland Community Center 425.587.3335 | www. kirklandparks.net Put on your costume, grab your broom and fly over to the Pee Wee Monster Bash! We guarantee a not too spooky, just a kooky, time! To register, visit the website and use course code No. 37200. Activities are ongoing, carnivalstyle, throughout the morning. Suitable for ages 5 and under, accompanied by parent. Cost: residents $10.95; non-residents $13.14, per child (including tax).

October 27 | 10 a.m. to noon | Juanita Beach Park 425.587.3335 | www. kirklandwa.gov Dress up in your favorite Halloween costume and run for fun! This spooktacular fun run features a 1- mile run for kids and parents. A Halloween costume contest will be held after the race. All participants must register and each will receive a free T-shirt. To register, visit: www.kirklandparks. net and use course code #37587. Cost: residents $16.43; non-residents $19.71, per person (including tax).

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Friendship Matters, a project of Washington Autism Alliance and Advocacy for youth and adolescents with autism, is having a Halloween party. Come in costume for an evening of fun, dancing and socializing with your friends. Preregister two weeks in advance by calling or emailing Maureen@ friendshipadventures.org. Cost: $1 per person at the door; caregivers free; volunteers welcome. Snacks and punch provided.

Kirkland’s Monster Mile: Halloween Family Fun Run Halloween creatures of all ages are invited to the first annual Monster Mile Halloween Family Fun Run from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 27 at Juanita Beach Park, 9703 N.E. Juanita Drive. This spooktacular fun run features a one-mile run for kids, parents, family members, and

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Korbett Miller, 43, stands in the middle after winning the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Championship. The descendent of Bruce Lee trains in martial arts at his school in Rose Hill. CONTRIBUTED ferent martial arts methods. This is a commitment that Miller still believes in. When most people are giving up any notions of competition, Miller routinely travels the country competing and seeking out the best masters to up his game. At his school in Rose Hill, he is committed to training others in the

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Korbett Miller of Kirkland just won the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Championship in Long Beach California. What’s special about this is Miller is 43 years old and traces his martial arts lineage to the famous Seattle resident Bruce Lee. Bruce Lee, whom many credit as being the father of mixed martial arts, resided in Seattle in the 1960’s. Before Bruce Lee was a famous movie star he was a martial artist who was obsessed with becoming the best he could be. He surrounded himself with people who pushed him and made him better. He was always researching dif-

At KITH’s recent 10th Annual Autumn event “Creating Abundance” sponsored by Ford Hyundai of Kirkland and Colormasters NW, LLC, donors and friends raised nearly $68,000 to help homeless and at-risk families.

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Mermaid Hair Extensions joins fight against breast cancer Mermaid Hair Extensions invites anyone who has been touched by breast cancer to stop by the salon during the month of October as part of its annual pink hair in support of breast cancer promotion. For a $10 donation to the

Puget Sound Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Mermaid Hair Extensions will professionally apply a pink hair extension or pink feather in the Mermaid salon, through Oct. 31. “This is the fifth year of our promotion, which is always a fun, funky way to show support for an important cause,” said Cindy Reynolds, owner of Mermaid Hair Extensions. “The pink hair strand signifies a unique bond between women who have been touched by breast cancer, either through their own diagnosis or that of a loved one.” Mermaid Hair Extensions

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As she went through treatment at Evergreen Health, she got involved in a support group there and learned staggering Don’t wait. statistics, such as that nearly That’s what a voice told 40,000 women die every year Eunice Hostetter. It may of the disease. have been her own voice, “What really captured me instinct or intuition - who is when I was diagnosed, I knows. But whatever it thought about breast cancer was, it saved Hostetter’s as one disease,” said Hostetter, life. now 65. “I was really amazed as I went That was nearly 10 years ago, when the through treatment that it was really a disease long-time Kirkland resident was diagnosed with one label, but has many variations.” with early stage breast cancer. She developed a passion for creating more Hostetter, then 55 years old, had a benign awareness about the disease and “felt a strong fibrocystic lump in her left breast that she’d call to step up and do something, so I started to search avenues to do that through.” had for 15 years. She became aware of a pressure sensation where the lump was. That’s when she found Susan G. Komen for the Cure, a foundation dedicated to education Her hectic career in health care and research about causes, treatment, and the administration and continuous job as a mother of two had delayed her six months search for a cure. from getting a mammogram. When she For the past nine years, Hostetter has worked went to schedule one, the clinic had a as a volunteer advocate in scientific breast backlog of patients and said it would be at cancer research for the Komen Advocates in least a three-month wait. Science Program (AIS). Don’t wait that long, something told her. “We participate along with researchers and clinicians to select the best research for She listened to the voice, scheduled a funding by Komen,” she said, noting as an mammogram at a different clinic and was advocate she brings the perspective of a breast diagnosed with very aggressive breast cancer survivor. cancer. Komen recently awarded Hostetter a “If I would have waited, the cancer would scholarship for the third time to attend a have been in a more advanced stage,” said Breast Cancer Symposium in San Francisco Hostetter, who lost her grandmother to as a Komen advocate in science. She had the breast cancer. “I always tell women that they really need to listen to their instincts, opportunity to meet with researchers, doctors and other AIS colleagues. During the event, listen to that internal voice. I don’t know the group toured Genomic Health, a health if it’s intuition, but if there is some sense that something isn’t right, that needs to be company that developed the Oncotype DX breast cancer test. The test examines a breast checked out.” Hostetter had a lumpectomy, went through cancer patient’s tumor tissue at a molecular chemotherapy and seven weeks of radiation level, and helps individualize breast cancer treatment, according to the company’s website. therapy. “There used to be a one-size-fits-all-treatment, “It’s a scary time. Your normal routine is turned upside down,” she said of treatment. or one protocol for treating breast cancer,” she said, noting treatment advances in the “What I found during that time was to last 10 years have been amazing. “But as focus on what mattered.” the research has developed and there’s a That included holding hands with her better understanding of the disease, more husband Dennis and taking walks near personalized treatment is becoming available. Lake Washington, and spending time with I feel like there’s so much hope because her daughters, Lisa and Sara of the research.”

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Bruce Haigh, Kirkland

Vote no on Prop 2 After some digging, I have learned that the 2011-2012 Kirkland Parks Department fund is about $14 million. That base amount should increase considerably when the annexation area contribution is fully included in future assessments. But the developers of the cross city railroad corridor want to increase the park fund now by 17 percent with a large, and unnecessary $2.4 million annual levy to build something on the rail bed. The new levy amount will increase because it is based on property values that will obviously rise. The Parks Department is currently well financed and can continue so with normal increases. I again urge residents to vote NO on Prop. 2, and require the developers to request funding for specific projects.

Edward J. Bell, Kirkland

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Michael Baumgartner, Sen. says opening ANWR would Maria Cantwell said she create 50,000 jobs. (She said would oppose oil drilling 10 times in the debate she in ANWR (Alaska National was going to create jobs. Wildlife Refuge). Why? No How? With tax subsidized explanation was given. Is it renewable energy?) Again, because of environmental according to the Departconcerns? We have a 35 year ment of Energy, there are history of environmental enough suspected reserves success at Prudhoe Bay, just to produce 1.5-2.0 million 90 miles away on the same barrels of oil per day which coastal plain. Is it because is around 7 percent of our she is committed to elimidaily use. To put that in nating our oil dependence prospective the other 93 and human caused percent comes from a global warming? We 1000 different sites so are going to be buyto get 7 percent from more ing oil from someone site is a tremenone for another 50 dous resource. years. Shouldn’t it The native be from Americans? Eskimos have voted And produced by Amerioverwhelmingly to open cans? Please explain Maria! ANWR. We have a 35 year ANWR is 30,000 square history of environmental miles of land (43 percent success just 90 miles away. the size of Washington Why Maria? Why are you state) on the North Alaska denying jobs to 50,000 coastal plain and immeAmericans? Those jobs diately adjacent to Prudoe have all been exported to Bay. The drilling site is less Canada, Mexico and the than five square miles, is Middle East. desolate snow and ice seven ANWR is equivalent months a year and 90 miles to the output of Libya. from the north terminus Remember last summer the of the 800 mile long Trans disruption in oil supplies Alaska Oil Pipeline. The caused by the Libyan revoUS Department of Energy lution? Then imagine what

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adding 2 million barrels per day would do to pricing. This state needs a senator with practical, common sense values. She is smart and well educated but has no common sense. Even her own party recognizes this. The business of the Senate all begins in a committeed. There are twenty committees and sixty eight subcommittees. They are classified as A, B and C committees depending upon the importance of their work. The leaders of the party that has the most members in the Senate gets to assign the committee chairman. The power in the Senate lies in the hands of those chairmen. They decide what their committee will discuss and if it will even be brought to a vote, which would then refer the matter on to the full Senate. Maria’s Democrat party has control of the Senate. After twelve years have

they assigned her a committee chairmanship? No. Years ago this state had two powerful Senators: Henry Jackson and Warren Magnuson. They were chairmen of A committees and they got things done for America as well as Washington State. Furthermore, Patty Murray after twenty years has had her party assign her to be the Chairman of the Veteran Affairs Committee. This is a C assignment after twenty years. What does that say? Democrat members with far less time have been given significant assignments. Why? We can only speculate in the negative. We need change. We need either a new Democrat or a Republican who can get something done. To vote for Maria is to vote against jobs, for higher gas and food prices and more energy dependence.

Jerry Forell, Kirkland

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buying some five-plus miles of a moribund rail line from a partially publicly-funded entity (the Port of Seattle) for $5 million was certainly not the most urgent need this community has. But now that King County has announced plans to purchase the rest of this line to create a trail, we need to stand down. King County won’t be rebating a part of our taxes to compensate Kirklanders for creating our own section of a regional trail. We’ll get to pay for “our” trail … and then we’ll get to subsidize Newcastle, and Bellevue, and Woodinville for their portions of any future trail. If that isn’t enough reason to vote “No” on Proposition 2, please do two things before you vote. First, read the excellent article by Keith Ervin, which ran in the March 18 edition of The Seattle Times. That story, “Kirkland city manager stumps for trail project along old rail line,” makes clear the grandiose and expensive ideas Kurt Triplett has for this long, skinny piece of real estate. A pathway akin to a Burke-Gilman Trail isn’t fancy enough for him; he wants something “truly world class,” even comparing buying the rail line to the Louisiana Purchase and, in the accompanying photo, adopting a pose worthy of Columbus discovering the New World. If you are thinking that Triplett’s vision will be ultra-expensive, you’re right. The other factor to consider is just how much money King County spent to merely upgrade and repair a two-mile section of that same Burke-Gilman Trail in the Kenmore-Lake Forest Park-Sheridan Beach area.

More than $5 million went into repair and upgrade of just two miles of trail. It’s anyone’s guess as to what it will cost to fully develop the almost six miles of railway we bought a few months ago, and that’s the problem. We need to see the plan and the price tag so citizens can vote up or down on Triplett’s scheme, not create an albatross that will siphon funds from all of our parks for decades.

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YES on 1240 Will Give More Washington Students A Chance To Succeed Initiative 1240 will allow up to 40 public charter schools in Washington state over the next five years. Charter schools are public schools that are free and open to all students, with the same teacher certification requirements and academic standards as traditional public schools, and funded based on

student enrollment just like other public schools. However, charter schools allow teachers and principals more flexibility to meet the needs of students, which is especially important for students who are not succeeding in traditional schools. Please join us in voting YES on 1240.

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“Public charter schools across the country have a proven track record of helping students succeed, especially those at risk of falling through the cracks. Initiative 1240 brings the best of what works in other states to Washington.“ Dr. Sam Smith Former President Washington State University

“Public charter schools allow teachers and principals more flexibility to meet the needs of students, especially students who aren’t succeeding in traditional public school settings. That’s why I support a YES vote on 1240.” Joan Ferrigno Public High School Principal Seattle

“As a parent of two young children, I understand that every child learns differently. I-1240 provides Washington parents more options to find the best learning environment for our children.” Tania de Sá Campos Public School Parent and Elementary School Parent Volunteer Seattle

“I’ve studied public charter schools across the country, and I support a YES vote on 1240. Initiative 1240 is a well-written law that requires strict accountability and annual performance reviews. And 1240 ensures that public funding stays with public schools– following students just as it does now.” Professor Paul T. Hill, Ph.D. University of Washington Founder, Center on Reinventing Public Education

“As a public school teacher, I’m a strong believer in public education. That’s why I support a YES vote on 1240, to allow public charter schools in Washington. Charter schools give teachers and principals more flexibility to meet the needs of our students… and more options to help them succeed.” Chris Eide Public School Teacher and Co-Founder, Teachers United

“As a proud graduate of Tacoma Public Schools, an advocate for public education and an elected official who cares deeply about our city and state’s future, I urge you to join me and cast your vote for Initiative 1240.” Marilyn Strickland Mayor, City of Tacoma Member, Public Education Task Force U.S. Conference of Mayors

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Kirkland Arts Center Auction REDUX Join the Kirkland Arts Center as it celebrates KAC’s 50th Anniversary with an evening inspired by glamorous style of art deco. Proceeds from REDUX will support Kirkland Arts Center’s vital arts and community programs. Works of art, travel packages, wine, dining experiences, personal services, and unique experiences are yours for the bidding in KAC’s silent and live auctions. Guests are encouraged to take on the 1920’s theme in their attire for the evening. The event runs from 5:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. 6th St., Bellevue. Cost is $150. For information, contact Jennifer Gill at jgill@kirklandartscenter.org or 425-8227161, ext. 103.

Trafford joins Kirkland Wells Fargo Advisors Mark Trafford recently joined Wells Fargo Advisors, a St. Louis-based national brokerage firm, as complex manager of the firm’s Kirkland and Issaquah offices. He is based at Kirkland, 2205 Carillon Point. Trafford has 18 years experience in the brokerage business. He came to Wells Fargo Advisors from Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, where he was a branch manager.

Obituary Adrian “Boya” Tiqui passed away Oct. 7 in Kirkland. He was born on Feb. 8, 1964 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Survived by his loving wife Anita Manuel-Tiqui, his children, as well as many other family members and friends. A celebration memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Charisma Christian Center with refreshments to follow. Please visit CascadeMemorial. com for more information and full obituary.


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Larey McDaniel has been a member of Parklane Gallery since 2002, and for many years, as a Board member has served as either treasurer or president of the gallery. He is currently Parklane Gallery’s spotlight artist for October. McDaniel received his first clarinet and his first camera at about the same time. He’s been enthralled with both art forms ever since and has created a professional life that neatly intertwines the two. His fifth grade year, he inaugurated his new Kodak Brownie camera on a family trip to Glacier National Park. His music studies began in the fourth grade at his Bremerton elementary school and continued through his college years as a student at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. He became a clarinetist with the Seattle Symphony in 1960. “McD” has been taking photos professionally since his college years when he served as a photographer for touring music groups at Oberlin. He now presents his fine art photography in

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juried art shows and galleries (he has even “soloed” with shows of his photography on the walls of Seattle Opera’s McCaw Hall), and takes photographs of paintings and 3-D art in his studio at Parklane Gallery. McDaniel cites the rapid evolution of digital cameras and image-editing software as the factor that has most fueled his passion for photography. As an artist, he seeks “interesting” effects via careful manipulation of images. One of his goals as a photographer is to create highly defined realism with visible detail from the lightest to the darkest areas of a scene.

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During the past five years the cross-town rivalry game between Juanita and Lake Washington has been one sided. This year was supposed to be different. The Kangs came into the game with a record over .500, looking like a formidable opponent. But the Rebels were not intimidated, as they thumped Lake Washington 40-0 Friday in a 4A KingCo match up. Juanita began the game

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with a Trayon McNairy 1–yard touchdown run and then added a touchdown through the air, a 25-yard strike from Tavin Montgomery to Landyn Milburn. Nick Horne’s 30-yard field goal, to start the second quarter, gave the Rebels a 17-0 lead. Juanita continued with the gas pedal to the floor, as Montgomery found Kendrick Murphy for a 10-yard touchdown pass, giving the Rebels a 24-0 halftime lead. The ugly night continued for Lake Washington, beginning the third-quarter with a safety, as a bad snap bounced out of the back of the end zone.

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Brett matriculates into Hamilton College Zachary M. Brett, son of Alexa and Lawrence Brett of Kirkland, recently matricu-

a campaign together.” support. He basically Davies ran for the seat voted for everything and six years ago and only was indiscriminate in the received 38 percent of the cost of government.” vote. But with the change Davies points out that in district boundaries, Olympia is already beDavies thinks he has a hind on the new biennial better chance. budget. “I think the redistrict“Olympia has not been ing gives me about 1 to 2 a good steward of state percent more conrevenues and the servative voters,” taxes that have said Davies. “Two been collected,” years ago Heidi said Davies. “If Munson got 49.5 elected, I intend to percent of the vote use four criteria: and lost by a few Is it a good thing, hundred votes.” is it the right thing Luis Moscoso Moscoso was to do now, is it surprised that he constitutional and was not targeted can we pay for it?” by the Republican party “He is just repeating and their lack of support ideological rhetoric,” said for Davies. Moscoso. “I wish he was “You would think out there campaigning to they would be lining up say what he believes.” against me,” said MosMoscoso said that he coso. always keeps one motivatDavies said that the ing factor in mind. main reason he is running “Can I do a better job is to restore fiscal sanity than those who I used to Olympia. to complain about,” said “In studying my opMoscoso. ponent’s record he has Moscoso, who was on just 19 no votes out of the Public Safety Com1,224 cast,” said Davies. mittee, said that his big“Most were in support of gest accomplishment was unions where he gets the working with the Repubmajority of his financial lican Attorney General

and across the aisle to get money for anti-gang programs during a session in which the budget was being slashed. “It’s about saving kids and shutting down the prison pipeline,” said Moscoso, who wants to expand the programs. “We want to get corporations more involved and get matching dollars,” said Moscoso, who has also worked with Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll on the issue. Moscoso said that he wants to continue that work in a second term. He also wants to do more work with transportation and lean management projects. Davies said that he wants to repeal the Growth Management Act and return zoning policy strictly to city governments. “I am a big proponent of property rights,” said Davies. The two candidates have only met once, when they did a candidate’s forum at Edmonds Community College.

lated as a first-year student at Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y. Brett, a graduate of the Lake Washington School District, was selected from a pool of 5,107 applicants to the college, and joins a class of 470. Hamilton College is a highly selective residential college offering a rigorous liberal arts curriculum. Stu-

It’s been nearly a year since the Denny Creek Neighborhood Alliance adopted new bylaws, an expanded mission, and a new name: the Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance. FHNA’s first annual meeting as FHNA is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 at the Finn Hill Middle School cafeteria, 8040 N.E. 132nd St. (132nd and 84th Avenue). All residents of Finn Hill

The annual meeting agenda will include updates on significant land-use developments, the fate of the road and park propositions, the city’s urban forest policy, and trail activities. Also featured will be a presentation on emergency preparedness. With winter storms coming you’ll want to know who to call for help and how to cope on your own.

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he changing of district lines adds confusion for voters and gives an element of the unknown to the first election for candidates. Both issues play a big part in the race for Position No. 2 in the First Legislative District. Incumbent Luis Moscoso, D-Mountlake Terrace, has the challenge of identifying the new voting bloc and persuading voters to give him another term. “I think the district is a little more balanced now,” said Moscoso, whose district has not been represented by a Republican since the mid-1990s. “I kind of like that myself. Regardless of party affiliation I am elected to serve all the residents.” For challenger Mark Davies, the change made the road to just getting on the ballot difficult. The new boundaries include the Finn Hill neighborhood of Kirkland, none of Kenmore and all of Bothell.

Davies attempted to get a party affiliation and on the ballot like most having to get the secondcandidates via petition. most votes in the primary, “I spent six weeks Davies succeeded in getting signatures colqualifying for the general lected,” said Davies, who election. turned in 466 signatures. Davies now has another “A number of those who issue in his race against signed the petition lived Moscoso, as his name on in the old First the ballot is Mark District.” T. Davies, instead Those signatures of just Mark were invalid. Davies, as write-in Davies needed voters grew accus421 signatures to tomed to. get on the ballot. “In this elecUltimately, the tion, more than Election Commislast time, I have Mark Davies sion could only people asking me validate 420. if I have an oppoDavies decided to go nent,” said Moscoso, who ahead with an undeclared was elected in 2010 by the write-in candidacy during slimmest margin in the the primary. state. “I let them know I One issue that he have an opponent because managed to get past was I think people should his name being spelled have a choice.” correctly. The Elections But he said that he Commission will accept doesn’t approve of Davies votes where the name is minimalist approach to close for declared writecampaigning. in candidates. But for “I wish he was out there undeclared candidates, saying what he would the spelling has to be do,” said Moscoso. “If 100-percent accurate. An he wants to make the article in the Everett Hercase, go out and knock ald spelled his last name on doors and raise some without an “e.” Despite money. He wants to run not being able to declare on the cheap and not put

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Freiheit & Ho Architects in Kirkland recently announced that its board of directors has elected David Hills, AIA, LEED AP BD+C to the position of executive vice president as the next step in an overall David Hills leadership transition plan. Founder Dick Freiheit remains president and will continue to guide the firm’s day-to-day business activities. “David represents the upcoming generation of leadership and will help provide the strategic direction necessary to continue our vision of forging creative solutions every day,” said Dick Freiheit, president and founder of Freiheit & Ho Architects. “We’ve seen steady growth of 75 percent over the past three years, and David’s leadership will be key to ensuring continued growth and exceeding client expectations.” “It’s with great pleasure that I pass the baton to David,” said Larry Ho, founder and outgoing vice president. “During his tenure, he has proven to be pivotal in the success of the firm and I am confident David will be an even greater asset in our future.” Ho will remain active as a design principal. Hills’ new leadership role recognizes his dedication to the field of architecture and contributions to the firm over the past 26 years. Since joining Freiheit & Ho Architects, Hills quickly rose to positions of greater responsibility, led design and management of increasingly complex and technical projects and has been instrumental in the expansion of practice markets, all with a demonstrated reputation for strong leadership and superior client service. In his new role, Hills will continue to lead projects and support client relationships while assuming greater leadership of the firm’s focus and strategy for the future. “With a business structure and systems based in teaming and collaboration, Freiheit & Ho identified early on the benefits of an

SummerFest Event generates $4,250 for Lake Washington students While families and music and art lovers were having a great time at the Aug. 10-11 Kirkland SummerFest, held in and around Marina Park, they were also helping out Lake Washington public school students. As the event beneficiary, the Lake Washington Schools Foundation received $4,250 that will help it support academic excellence and success for all Lake Washington students. Donations to the foundation go towards innovative classroom programs, the school district’s LINKS mentoring program and helping low-income students purchase school necessities. The Schools Foundation was chosen as the event beneficiary to tie in with the festival’s theme of family. According to Rob Butcher, choosing to partner with the foundation was an easy decision for the SummerFest organizers. It seemed a natural fit for Kirkland’s only free, family-centered summer festival, and Butcher and Michelle Sailor are planning to work closer with the Lake Washington School District to include more students in its 2013 SummerFest lineup. Proceeds from next summer’s festival will again benefit Lake Washington students through the foundation. At the Oct. 2 Kirkland City Council meeting, SummerFest co-chairs Butcher and Sailor presented the Lake Washington Schools Foundation Executive Director LeeAnn Wood with a $4,250 check. Wood informed the council that the foundation serves all 51 Lake Washington District schools, almost half of which are located in Kirkland. As an inaugural event, SummerFest organizers expected to host a crowd of about 10,000, while the beautiful weather, live music and art and food booths drew closer to 14,000. Drawing on this year’s success and adding music, art and entertainment by Lake Washington students

KITH receives $10,000 grant Thanks to the generosity of the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, the Master Builders Care Foundation is able to support Kirkland Interfaith Transitions in Housing (KITH) with a special $10,000 grant. The Master Builders Care Foundation grant will support a renovation at KITH’s Salisbury Court. The Care Foundation’s HomeAid program is restoring one of the four-plexes at the site. Local homebuilder Murray Franklyn is leading the project, involving its employees and trades partners. The grant, plus in-kind contributions, will reduce KITH’s out-of-pocket expenses by 95 percent. Craig Krueger, president of the Master Builders Care Foundation explained, “We’re very proud to have facilitated this partnership.” Bank of America has long been a supporter of HomeAid, both locally and nationally. This particular funding comes from the bank’s recent Affordable Housing and Community Development grant making efforts, which recently awarded $200,000 to area nonprofits that are providing innovative housing solutions to address these critical need throughout Puget Sound. “Our goal is to work with HomeAid, the Master Builders Care Foundation and KITH to support, build and maintain housing where homeless families and individuals can rebuild their lives and we’re helping to improve the overall vitality of our community,” stated Tom Witte, senior vice president with Bank of America’s Home Builder Division and Master Builders Care Foundation board member. Jan Dickerman, executive director of KITH, couldn’t be more pleased. “The Master Builders Care Foundation and Bank of America have gone way beyond our expectations. Resources have been brought together that will significantly upgrade apartments Salisbury Court. Our families are extremely grateful to them.” The renovation is expected to be complete by midOctober.

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PUBLIC NOTICES IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR SNOHOMISH COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: JOYCE ANNA PARSONS, Deceased. NO. 12-4-01272-1 NOTICE TO CREDITORS (RCW 11.40.030) The personal representatives named below have been appointed as personal representatives of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representatives, or the personal representatives’ attorney at the address stated below, a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the Clerk of this Court. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representatives served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020 (3); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of this notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim

is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of filing copy of Notice to Creditors: S e p t e m b e r 25, 2012. Date of first publication: October 5th, 2012. LINDA ANN HOLTORF, FKA LINDA ANN PARSONS, Personal Representative ATTORNEY FOR ESTATE: MICHELE O. PARATTE, Attorney at Law 5010 Grove Street Marysville, WA 98270 360.659.0833 Fax: 360.653.6860 Published in Kirkland Reporter on October 5, 2012, October 12, 2012, October 19, 2012 and October 26, 2012. #686119

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Helen “Jane” Smith age 92 of Kirkland. Loving wife of Bob for 61 years. Mother of Pam (Walter), Steve (Patti) and Mike (Nancy). Also 6 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Born April 10, 1920 in Portland, OR. Raised in Turlock, CA with her sister Barbara. Relocated to Kirkland after WWII. Supported her husband’s business, Bel-Kirk Heating and Sheet Metal Co. Worked in the Renton Boeing Plant during the 707 production. Memorial Service 3:00 p.m., Monday, October 29th at Rose Hill Presbyterian Church, Kirkland, WA. Full obituary and online guest book at www.flintofts.com 694185

on the line etc. But the “advantages” for those leaders/managers/ administrators of nonprofit organizations volunteering in other organizations are many and worthwhile, including chances to: • Demonstrate to the community that the leaders of one organization are not just centrally focused on their own organization and conscious of those in need (organizations) within the same community. • See how other organizations run, serve, communicate, recruit, interact with their volunteers, with those they serve. etc. • See how other organizations “manage” their professional staff and their volunteers. • Generate reciprocity, for example, gaining volunteers from the professional leadership staff of other organizations to assist in return – “when it is their turn.” • Demonstrate to the community that not-forprofits can and do work together rather than one organization trying to do everything, resulting in duplication of efforts. • Draw greater numbers of volunteers to the home organization by demon-

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MY HOUSE SOLD and It All Goes! Tools, Furniture, Gardening Supplies, Shelving, T-Shirt Press and Supplies, Fishing Boat, Piano! SATURDAY ONLY, October 27th, 9am - 3pm. No Early Buyers, P l e a s e. 2 4 2 3 4 1 2 9 t h Ave n u e, o f f Wa x O r chard Road. Follow Signs. Rain or Shine! Garage/Moving Sales General

MONROE

Year Round Indoor Swap Meet Celebrating 15 Years! Evergreen Fairgrounds Saturday & Sunday 9 am - 4pm FREE Admission & parking! For Information call

360-794-5504

Bazaars/Craft Fairs

Bothell UMC’s Annual “Treats & Treasures� Bazaar Sat, Nov 3, 9am-3pm Books, Baked Goods, Attic Treasures, Silk Scarves, Crafts from Peru and Much More! All Proceeds Will Benefit A Good Cause. Bothell United Methodist Church 18515 92nd Ave N.E. Bothell, WA 98011 425.486.7132 www.bothellumc.org

2 0 0 5 H O N DA A c c o r d DX. Excellent condition, super reliable, 2nd owner from Honda Dealer. Clean Title. Silver, has 65,200 actual miles. Runs perfect! Doesn’t have any problems. All maintenance has been done. This car needs absolutely nothing except gas. Priced $9,999 and is wor th the price! Please call or text: 253632-4098 Automobiles Pontiac

2001 PONTIAC Firebird C o nve r t i bl e. R e l i a bl e c o m m u t e r o r t oy ! 1 9 MPG in the city. 26 MPG on the highway! 130,000 miles, 3.8 Liters, 200 HP, V6, 4 speed automatic. Always garaged, well cared for!! Maintence records included. Good shape. $5,850 OBO. Covington. Call Curtis 206-849-9356. Automobiles Toyota

1 9 9 8 To y o t a C a m r y, gray, 4 cylinder, 27 mpg. Like new inside and out. New tires, clean and dependable. Includes two studded tires. $4000. Call Jim, (253)735-6445 or 253-670-6260, Auburn. Tents & Travel Trailers

Professional Services Attorney, Legal Services

Home Services General Contractors

Home Services Hauling & Cleanup

DIVORCE

ORDONEZ CONSTRUCTION

AFFORDABLE q HAULING

$155, $175 w/Children No Court Appearances Complete Preparation. Includes Custody, Support, Property Division and Bills. BBB Member

Saturday, Nov 3rd, 9am-3pm Handicrafts, Bake Sale, BIG RAFFLE & Lunch!!! Wandering Creek 240th Street SW & 8th Place W, Bothell

KENNARD KOUNTRY 15TH ANNUAL ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW

Saturday, Nov. 3rd 10am to 6pm

31+ Vendors! North Creek Valley Grange

19510 Bothell-Everett Hwy 1/2 Mile North of Thrashers Corner Estate Sales POULSBO th

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OCT. 26 -27 ENTIRE Household Sells!!!!!!! Furniture, tools, garden equipment, small appliances & more! No clothing. Friday & Saturday from 9am to 4pm at 26535 Sanderling Place. Follow signs from HWY 3, North of Poulsbo.

wheels

2004 KOMFORT 25TBS in excellent condition! $ 1 2 , 9 5 0 . G a ra g e d o r covered when not in use with low miles (4 trips per Summer). Length: 26’x8’0�. Axles: 2. Weight: 6018 lbs. Slides: 1. Queen and 3 bunk beds. Sleeps 9. New tires with spare tire and carrier. Weight equalizing hitch with sway control bar. Power Tonque Jack. Four manual stabilizer jacks. Large awning, luggage rack and bike rack attachment. Air conditioner, furnace and lots of accessories. Great deal! Call 425445-0631 or email jfinan61@hotmail.com for more info. Currently located in Fall City, WA. 22’ 2007 JAYCO, JAY Flight Travel Trailer. Fully self contained. Sleeps 6 people. Interior shelving and storage through out. Sunny and bright with lots of windows. Outside shower and gas grill. Excellent condition! Original owners. 4,165 lbs towing, 2 propane tanks, luggage rack with ladder. Asking $12,800. Bonney Lake. 253-8917168.

Lic#ORDONZ*880CW Bonded & Insured

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Professional Services Farm/Garden Service

Se Habla Espanol! Para ordenar un anuncio en el Little Nickel! Llame a Lia 866-580-9405 LToupin@littlenickel.com

Reach readers the daily newspapers miss when you advertise in the ClassiďŹ eds. 1-800-388-2527 or www.nw-ads.com

Para ordenar un anuncio en el Little Nickel! Llame a Lia 866-580-9405 LToupin@littlenickel.com

Professional Services Legal Services

BANKRUPTCY Friendly, Flat Fee FREE Phone Consultation Call Greg Hinrichsen, Attorney 206-801-7777 (Sea/Tac) 425-355-8885 Everett gregwh2000@yahoo.com

DIVORCE $135. $165 with children. No court appearances. Complete p r e p a ra t i o n . I n c l u d e s custody, support, proper ty division and bills. BBB member. (503) 772-5295. www.paralegalalter natives.com divorce@usa.com

Vehicles Wanted

C A R D O N AT I O N S WANTED!  Help Support Cancer Research. Free Next-Day Towing.  NonRunners OK.  Tax Deductible.  Free Cruise/ Hotel/Air Voucher.  Live Operators 7 days/week.  Breast Cancer Society #800-728-0801 CASH FOR CARS! Any M a ke, M o d e l o r Ye a r. We Pay MORE! Running or Not. Sell Your Car or Tr u c k T O D AY. F r e e Towing! Instant Offer: 1888-545-8647

Sell it for FREE in the Super Flea! Call 866-825-9001 or email the Super Flea www.nw-ads.com at theea@ soundpublishing.com. We’ll leave the site on for you.

Decks, Patios, Siding, Concrete, Fencing, Pressure Washing, Odd Jobs, Windows, General Landscaping.

503-772-5295

Se Habla Espanol! HOLIDAY BAZAAR!

www.nw-ads.com

Notice to Contractors Washington State Law (RCW 18.27.100) requires that all advertisements for construction related services include the contractor’s current depar tment of Labor and Industries registration number in the advertisement. Failure to obtain a certificate of registration from L&I or show the registration number in all advertising will result in a fine up to $5000 against the unregistered contractor. For more information, call Labor and Industries Specialty Compliance Services Division at 1-800-647-0982 or check L&Is internet site at www.lni.wa.gov Home Services Drafting/Design

BLUEPRINTS Street of Dreams homes or simple additions. 30 years exp; creative professional work! Ask for Dan:

206-851-1182

danielgweller@comcast.net Home Services Electrical Contractors

DS ELECTRIC Co. New breaker panel, electrical wiring, trouble shoot, electric heat, Fire Alarm System, Intercom and Cable, Knob & Tube Upgrade, Old Wiring Upgrade up to code... Senior Discount 15%

Lic/Bond/Insured DSELE**088OT

(206)498-1459

Free Estimate GEORGE’S A TO Z ELECTRIC Residential $58/Hr. Commercial/Industrial $77/Hr. Some Free Estimates

425-572-0463 Lic./bonded/Insured GEORGZE948PB

Home Services Hauling & Cleanup “Divorce For Grownups� www.CordialDivorce.com

206-842-8363 Law Offices of

Lynda H. McMaken, P.S. Professional Services Music Lessons

Rock School now enrolling Music instruction for ages 11 to 18 years. Attend up to 4 days per week for $150/mo. Located in Kirkland. www.rock-school.org (206) 595-3957

A-1 HAULING

WILL HAUL ANYTHING, ANYWHERE, ANYTIME.

Locally/Veteran owned & operated. Telephone Estimates, Ray Foley, 425-844-2509 Licensed & Insured

CLEANUP & HAULING PRUNING & ODD JOBS Jim 425-455-5057

Find your perfect pet in the ClassiďŹ eds. www.nw-ads.com

Storm Cleanup, Hauling, Yard Waste, House Cleanup, Removes Blackberry Bushes, Etc.

Home Services Kitchen and Bath

Home Services Landscape Services

HAWKS.......

....LANDSCAPING

Winter/Fall Clean-Up

One Day Bath Remodeling

Fall Special!

25% DISCOUNT

Seamless Acrylic Wall Systems Lifetime Warranty

Specialing in House, garage & yard cleanouts.

Easy access TUB to SHOWER Conversions

VERY AFFORDABLE

206-478-8099 You’ll ďŹ nd everything you need in one website 24 hours a day 7 days a week: nw-ads.com.

No tub rail to climb over. Safety bars & seats installed to your preference.

A+ rated on BBB & Angie’s List

Brad Wallace 360/391-3446

A+ HAULING

We remove/recycle: Junk/wood/yard/etc. Fast Service 25 yrs Experience, Reasonable rates

Call Reliable Michael

425.455.0154

*EZ-Haulers Junk Removal

We Haul Anything!

HOME, GARAGE and YARD CLEANUP

Lowest Rates! (253)310-3265

GOT CLUTTER?

WE TAKE IT ALL! Junk, Appliances, Yard Debris, etc. Serving Kitsap Co. Since 1997

360-377-7990 206-842-2924

Home Services

House/Cleaning Service

Gretchen’s Cleaning Service HOUSE CLEANING Residential or Commercial

$10 OFF!

Call for Details

Lee (425)442-2422 HOUSE CLEANING BY KIMBERLY Serving the Eastside for 20 years. Available Daily, Weekly or Monthly. $20/hour, 3/hour min. Call for details.

(425)298-4136 L&A HOUSE CLEANING Reliable, Hardworking, and Honest Husband & Wife Team • 10+ years exp. w/refs • Great rates; One-time or Periodic cleaning • Business & Residence • Move in/out cleaning

Call: (425)891-7723 START NOW! GET YOUR HOME READY FOR THE HOLIDAYS ETHICAL ENTERPRISES Family Owned 30+ Years Exp. Customer Oriented Residential & Comm. Call Cheryl / Bob 206-226-7283 425-770-3686 Lic.-Bonded-Ins.

Trim, Barking, Mow, Weeding, Hedges, Blkberrry & Brush Removal, Gutters, Haul Down trees and Pressure Washing.

SO MUCH MORE!! Affordable Prices FREE Estimates.

425-244-3539 425-971-4945

HI MARK LANDSCAPING & GARDENING Complete Yard Work DTree Service DHauling DWeeding DPruning DHedge Trim DFence DConcrete DBark DNew Sod & Seed DAerating & Thatching

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TOM��€™S CONCRETE SPECIALIST All Types Of Concrete

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25 years experience

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CORBETT LANDSCAPING Mowing, full clean up, pruning, maintenance, barking, thatching, areation, weeding. Free estimates. Licensed, 15 years exp. 425-890-4633 Inexpensive

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Garage/Moving Sales King County

A-1 SHEER GARDENING & LANDSCAPING

* Cleanup * Trimming * Weeding * Pruning * Sod * Seed * Bark * Rockery *Complete Yard Work 425-226-3911 206-722-2043

Senior Discount FREE ESTIMATE

206-387-6100 Lic#HIMARML924JB

Home Services Lawn/Garden Service CHEAP YARD SERVICE AND A HANDYMAN

Pressure washing gutter, fence, deck, cleaning, etc. Concrete, Painting & Repairs. And all yard services. 206-412-4191

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ROOFING ALL TYPES

Home Owners Re-Roofs

$ My Specialty

Small Company offers

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Call 425-788-6235 Lic. Bonded. Ins. Lic# KRROO**099QA

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SCOTT’S HOME & ROOF SERVICE Leaking Roof? Clogged Gutters? Call Scott Today!

*Roofing & Repair *Roof/Gutter Cleaning *Deck Construction *Clearing & Logging *Tree Removal

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s ROOFING s

HANDYHY9108

(Res. Roofing Specialist)

Plant, Prune, Mow, Weed, Bark, Remove Debris Henning Gardening Call Geoff Today:

Complete Reroofs (Most Roofs) All Types of Roofing: 3 Reroofing 3 Repair 3 Cleaning Free Estimates

206-854-1794 LICENSED & INSURED

Home Services Plumbing

$500 OFF

Tile Roof Specialties

253-228-1287 Lic-Bond-Ins Lic. #Tilers*988JH

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* Cleanup * Trimming * Weeding * Pruning * Sod * Seed * Bark * Rockery *Complete Yard Work 425-226-3911 206-722-2043 Lic# A1SHEGL034JM

Any kind of

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*Paving Patios *Rockery/Retaining Walls *General Cleanup

Call Steve

206-244-6043 425-214-3391 lic#stevegl953kz

Countryside Landscaping and Maintenence Years of Happy, Local Customers! Numerous Testimonials Avail!

360-265-7487 Lic# COUNTLM932JE

UNITED BROTHERS ROOFING, LLC. Free Estimates

1-800-972-2937

“FROM Small to All Give Us A Call� Licensed, Bonded, Insured -PACWEWS955PKEastside: 425-273-1050 King Co: 206-326-9277

- Roofing All Types - Shake - Metal - Flat Roof - Asphalt - Gutters - Painting - 24hr Response

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Sno Co: 425-347-9872

www.pacwestservices.net Home Services Remodeling

Home Services Window Cleaning

WINDOW CLEANING.

CUSTOM

GUTTERS & PRESSURE WASHING

37 yrs Experience DREAM KITCHEN! We Can Build it!!

25 + yrs exp. John 206-898-1989

Call to make your dreams come true!

Home Services Windows/Glass

206-618-2777

Window Cleaning & More

KITCHEN & BATH “Free Estimates�

Home Services Roofing/Siding

Pinnacle Roofing Professionals

PRP

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Window & Gutter Cleaning Gutter Whitening Pressure Washing Holiday Lights (Sales/Install) Moss Treatment 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Free Estimates

425-285-9517

Lic# WINDDOCM903DE


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Now That’s Entertainment! present the

or

halloween bash October 27 • 8PM • Snoqualmie Casino Ballroom

21 and over with special guests

We’ll Drive. You Pla PlaY. See the CreSCent Club for routeS & SCheduleS!

For Information & Reservations, call:

1-800-254-3423 or visit snocasinoexpress.com

Driving East i-90, Exit 27 Driving WEst i-90, Exit 31 Snoqualmie, Wa • 425.888.1234 • SnoCaSino.Com Hours, prices, schedule, rules are subject to change without notice. must be 21+ to gamble.

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Bring Your Ghosts and Goblins to

Trick or Treat Wednesday, Oct. 31

Downtown Kirkland: 2pm-5pm Kirkland Parkplace: Noon-4pm Participating Downtown Businesses:

Look for

Park Lane Caffe Rococo McLeod Insurance Simplicity ABC Simplicity Decor Sirena Gelato Sweet Cakes Zeeks Pizza Lake Street Asset Realty Barkz Bella Tesori Hallmark Realty Hector’s Lake Street Diamond Jake’s Kirkland Milagro Cantina Seduce Boutique Serendipity

Studio 150 Thin Pan Tully’s Coffee Via Lago Central Way Asher Goods Bubble Me Rock Star Tan Bar Hanuman Thai Café Sterling Bank Wilde Rover

Happy Halloween from the

in the business window!

693125

Kirkland Ave. Banner Bank Bella Sirena Bikini Beach Chamber/KDA George’s Kirkland Bicycle Lake WA Physical Therapy Merrill Gardens Plume Salon Saida Savrika Tea Seattle Met Credit Union St. James Espresso The Shop The Slip Unique Plus Washington Federal


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