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Inslee visits Lake Washington Institute of Technology
ashington Gov. Jay Inslee received feedback from students and faculty at the Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Kirkland during a tour of the campus Oct. 3. Inslee visited classrooms and spoke with students and staff in several of the school’s career training programs, including machining, photoshop and interactive media design. He planned to meet with students and teachers in the medical assisting and dental assisting/ hygienist programs but couldn’t due to time constraints. Inslee noted he was surprised to see the machining program has seen “a three-fold increase” of students in the program, partly due to funding for some equipment the Legislature has been able to secure for the school. “It’s been heartening for me to see that the appropriations that we’ve put into the pipeline are getting here and are really expanding capability, and that’s exciting,” Inslee
said. But teachers of the programs said there’s always room for improvement when it comes to staying current in an ever-evolving industry. Mike Clifton, who has been with the machining program for 15 years, is grateful he was able to expand his classroom with help from the Legislature but said he could use additional training to keep up with industry demand. “I’m going to do oneday return [to industry] visits but if there was someway, I would love to go back to work for four months and really get current because you don’t just learn it in one day,” Clifton said. “The new software, how do you stay up to speed on that?” Pablo Wenceslao, a teacher in the school’s Bachelor of Technology in Applied Design (BTAD) program, told Inslee he would like to see new technology and a building for the program. “I think students come here with the notion that this is an institute for technology,” said Wenceslao. “I think we could probably be a little bit [ more INSLEE page 2 ]
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(Above,right) Lake Washington Institute of Technology engineer student Jacob Salazar (right) operates a machine while Gov. Jay Inslee looks on. Inslee toured several schools in the area on Oct. 3. (Above, left) Inslee speaks with campus President Amy Goings (second from left) during the tour. PHOTOS BY CARRIE RODRIGUEZ, Kirkland Reporter
William, Hirt vie for EvergreenHealth board seat BY RAECHEL DAWSON firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice chair of the Evergreen Healthcare Foundation Kinnon W. Williams is taking on longtime incumbent Rebecca Hirt for the EvergreenHealth board of commissioners position No. 2 seat this November. Williams said the board needs fresh blood and new leadership for the publicly-elected position. “I have a different background and I would be replacing someone whose entire career has been at the hospital,” said Williams, who lives in Bothell and has raised more than $30,000 in cam-
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paign funds, according to the Public Disclosure Commission. “I think we need somebody with a wider range of experience.” Williams is an attorney at his selfowned company Williams & Williams, PSC and has served as an elected Northshore Utility District commissioner for 14 years. But Hirt, who lives in Kirkland and has raised around $1,800 for campaigning, said her nearly 30 years of experience on the board of commissioners proves her commitment to the health of the EvergreenHealth community. “My commitment to the health
More election coverage Ivars Zageris will also challenge incument Jeanette Greenfield for EvergreenHealth board of commissioners position No. 5. For the full story, see page 6. of this community started as an employee when Evergreen had 76 beds,” Hirt said in the King County voters’ pamphlet. “I have knowledge of health [ more ELECTION page 3 ] care, a
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Kirkland Reporter wins 8 WNPA awards
he Kirkland Reporter earned eight awards – including three first-place honors – in the 2013 Washington Better Newspaper Contest. The awards were presented Oct. 4 during a dinner at the 126th annual Washington Newspaper Publishers Association convention in Olympia The Kirkland Reporter won the following awards: • First place: Investigative Reporting, “Elderly couple files fraud suit against Kirkland Councilman Bob Sternoff,” by Editor Carrie Rodriguez, Assistant Editor Matt Phelps and Raechel Dawson, reporter. • First place: Best Gen-
eral Feature Story – Short, “Kirkland woman travels across country to find family,” by Dawson. • First place: Color Sports Photo – Action, “Kirkland host team for the Junior Softball World Series advances to semifinals,” taken by Phelps. • Second place: Best News Story – Short, “Two pit bulls attack, injure two women near Kirkland school,” by Dawson. • Second place: Best Crime and Court Story, “Remains of an adult male found near Kenmore and Kirkland border,” by Phelps. • Second place: Best Sports News Story, “YouTube video, incident leads to division in Kirkland American Little League
Kirkland Reporter’s Matt Phelps won a first-place award for this photo that he took of Kirkland’s Brynn Radke attempting to leap over the tag of the catcher from Canada during the opening game of the Junior Softball World Series in 2012. matt phelps, Kirkland Reporter community,” by Rodriguez and Phelps. • Third place: Best Health or Medical Story, “Kirkland woman battles anorexia, bulimia with baked goods,” by Dawson. • Third place: Best General Feature Story - Short, “Kirkland community celebrates little boy’s life with Pinwheel Day,” by Dawson. The annual contest recognizes excellence
in editorial, advertising, photography and service to communities by members of WNPA. This year, 78 newspapers submitted nearly 1,200 entries in the news category and nearly 400 entries in the photography category. Sound Publishing newspapers earned 218 awards overall, including 75 firstplace honors. The contest was judged by members of the Tennessee Press Association.
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more at par with what the industry is expecting us to have.” Wenceslao said additional technology, such as a 3D printer, new software and funding for students to travel and experience the designing world would help students in their future. Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe, D-Bothell, was among many on the tour because she believes “there is a pipeline all the way from kindergarten to grade 12 and into higher education.” McAuliffe said Lake Washington Institute of Technology develops hands-on project-based learning, which is important for many learners who may be the first to go to college in their family. Institute President Amy Goings said she’ll work with the governor to create additional return-to-industry opportunities for her faculty. “There is certainly more work that we can do to serve more students and certainly we hope to work with the governor and the Legislature to make those key investments in higher education so that we can continue to serve more students - that’s really the core of our business here,” Goings said, adding her thanks to the Legislature for restoring some of the higher education cuts. Earlier that afternoon, Inslee also toured Bellevue College and Digipen in Redmond.
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MainStreet Property Group LLC, a Washington-based real estate development firm, announced Oct. 3 the sale of its newly completed mixed-use development project Slater 116 in Kirkland. Essex Property Trust purchased the 108unit property for $29.6 million, a transaction facilitated by Jones Lang LaSalle. The recently completed Slater 116 project features modern units with diverse floor plans, and more than 10,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Initial retail tenants include: TD Curran, an Apple retail specialist and Urban Coffee Lounge. Located within easy commuting access of Seattle’s and the Eastside’s major employers, the property meets a growing demand for newly constructed units in the thriving Kirkland area. For MainStreet Property Group LLC, the sale of Slater 116 represents the latest of several signifi-
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Rep. Larry Springer, Rep. Rodger Goodman, Mayor Joan McBride and someKirkland City Council members. Williams, who received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Washington and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Oregon, has been endorsed by the EvergreenHealth board chair Al DeYoung, King County Councilman Rob Dembowski, board member Auggie Kemp, among others. For more information about the candidates, visit www.kingcounty. gov/elections/currentelections/201311/candidates. aspx.
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tom line is the taxes are such a minor part of the whole budget, you aren’t going to get any control out of it,” Williams said, adding he believes the hospital could be self-sustaining without taxes and that the cost of medical care is the issue at hand. But Hirt said she’ll support quality of care and reduce wasted time and resources in all areas, which “has proven to decrease costs.” Hirt, who received a bachelor’s degree in medical technology from Ohio State University and an M.B.A. in finance and marketing from the University of Washington, has been endorsed by
cant transactions over the past 90 days. Earlier in September, the company announced the opening of a 115-unit apartment building, The 104 (liveatthe104.com), located in downtown Bothell. It also recently started construction on a fivestory, 203-unit urban
using emergency care would make such a stateclinics will increase, while ment. those who use the emerWilliams explains that gency room for issues total revenue has actually that could have increased throughbeen prevented out the last few will decrease, he years - $807 milcontinued. lion in 2010 to $1 Hirt expects the billion in 2012. influx of insured And furtherpatients will call more, tax rates for an increase Kinnon Williams have bounced in demand for around between primary care that time at 30 physicians, which in turn, cents per $1,000 to 51 she said, could lead to cents per $1,000, he said. problems of access. But despite it all, “taxes “If re-elected, I will account for 2.5 percent strongly support the of the budget” and are recruitment of well “sort of irrelevant to the qualified family practice budgeting,” according to physicians and internists, Williams. both those employed by “You have raised taxes EvergreenHealth and consistently, but the botindependent primary care practices,” Hirt said. Although, Hirt claims she’ll keep taxes low at a time when “revenues [are] decreasing and costs [are] increasing,” Williams designers • artists • said he is baffled that she
ture in health care reform, complex industry, and the Williams and Hirt believe an increase of insured paexperience tients will greatly impact needed to make the hospital. difficult decisions Williams befacing the board lieves the hosin a constantly pital could play changing environa bigger role in ment.” preventative care Hirt opened the by focusing on EvergreenHealth proper nutrition or Rebecca Hirt Midwifery Care to alternative forms provide mothers of treatment, such with other options as chiropractic or midduring her time with the wifery care, so that costs board. She also co-chairs are reduced and people the board quality comaren’t forced to go to the mittee. extreme. As a public hospital “We could be more district, EvergreenHealth transparent in our billing Medical Center is govprocess to patients, and erned by five commisthrough preventative care sioners. Commissioner maybe we can cut down District position No. 2 costs,” Williams said. represents the cities of “Whether people like it Kirkland and Kenmore or not, public hospitals and is expected to make decisions on the hospital’s are taking care of people without insurance.” budget, policy and hiring And as more people the CEO, among other get health insurance, the duties. likelihood of those people With an uncertain fu-
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resident Obama made the right decision recently to invite Republican and Democratic congressional leaders to the White House to try and bring an end to the shutdown of many government services.This mess never should have happened in the first place. Blame some House Republicans for using the shutdown tactic in order to delay – or, what they really want, to kill – the Affordable Health Care Act. Their actions are a disservice to the American public. Like it or hate it, the act meets a need too long ignored in our country – giving people, especially poor people, access to health care when they are sick or injured. Yes, we know that those without access to their own physician can show up at a hospital emergency room and have their condition stabilized. But that’s a lousy – and expensive – way to deliver health care. Perhaps these House Republicans don’t care about this. After all, they have a health care plan and the government – that means taxpayers – pays for most of the premiums. Or maybe they feel that the poor should have better managed their minimum-wage income to pay for that
expensive diagnostic test that might find and cure a terminal cancer in time. Will House Republicans next target Medicare? How about Social Security? After all, shouldn’t everyone be managing their stock portfolios and million-dollar pay to take care of these future needs? Why should taxpayers be dinged to keep older Americans healthy or from being destitute in their final years? The Affordable Health Care Act will be an added
expense for many Americans. But the good it does goes beyond mere dollars and cents. Access to health care may not seem like a big deal – until you have a medical condition that not only is behind your financial means, but also precludes you from even getting it because of a pre-existing condition. Thankfully, those days are coming to an end. And so, too, should the unseemly conduct of a few House Republicans.
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run and compassionate city where everyone is welcome. Whoever you may be and however you may find this letter, blessings to you from the Kirkland of 2013. With great confidence in the future, I am sincerely yours,
I was recently asked to go to the International Community School to help with their time capsule entombment. At the very last minute I wrote the following quick letter to Joan McBride, Kirkland mayor the citizens of Kirkland in the year of 2113: Dear Kirkland of the future, This is written to you from Sept. 25, 2013. I hope that you will take this moment to reflect on Kirkland’s history. This month thousands of women in WashToday, as I write this, we are a town of ington will be able to find an insurance 80,000 residents. plan they can afford, thanks to the AfWe are considered the most profordable Care Act or “Obamacare.” SOUND gressive town on the Eastside. But for some, these plans will come We care about the quality of life in with restrictions on abortion coverKirkland and have worked hard to age. build beautiful parks and open spaces. And we have Sen. Rodney Tom of the We are a town that values its citizens, 48th District to thank for that. all of its citizens. For instance, we were the When Tom “took over” the Senate in Janufirst city in the state to have both a youth ary, he promised a new bi-partisan approach. council and senior council as advisors to the But what happened was far different. Kirkland City Council. He put Sen. Randi Becker in as chair of the We care deeply about the environment Health Care Committee - even though she is and work hard to make sure that Kirkland a far right conservative who wants to restrict doesn’t add to the problem of global warma woman’s private pregnancy decisions. ing. Becker refused to even allow a vote of the Every year, we try to reduce our carbon Reproductive Parity Act, which would have footprint. It is a hard battle but worthwhile. guaranteed that new insurance plans sold in We want you to know that we worked evWashington offer abortion coverage if they ery day to dream about and make sure your also offer maternity care - just as most plans future is bright and full of opportunity. do now. I hope today as you read this, Kirkland We can already see the consequences of remains a leader in what good cooperaTom’s power grab. tive government should look like, that your I live in the 48th District and after seeing elected officials care deeply, are brave and Tom’s true colors, I certainly won’t be voting look out especially for those whose voices for him again. that aren’t heard. Nancy L. Rising, Kirkland I hope Kirkland citizens still enjoy a well-
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Labeling costs will get passed on at checkout counter I believe that folks should have the information they need to make useful health decisions. I am proud of the achievements made in the field of food inspection in recent decades both here and abroad, and the positive impacts they have had on consumers worldwide. I believe everyone deserves access to good nutrition regardless of income bracket, and I value a transparent system to ensure this need is met. That is why I am voting “no” on I-522. I’ve read the seven-page initiative and understand the implications if this were to be made law in our state. The scientific community widely agrees that genetically engineered crops pose no greater threat to public health than their non-genetically engineered counterparts. (It may be worth noting that BPA, bisphenol A, has been shown to increase the risk of obesity, certain neurological disorders, and some cancers, yet is widely used in canned goods at many retailers supporting the “Yes on I-522” campaign.) The added costs associated with labeling genetically engineered crops hurts small farmers, and the costs will undoubtedly get passed on at the checkout counter. I-522 won’t make food safer for Washingtonians, it will just make grocery shopping harder for folks who already can’t afford to buy organic.
Angela Bastien, Kirkland
October 11, 2013 
Goal setting during parent, teacher conferences
Dear parent, First of all, I am sure you are not alone in feeling a little anxiety during conferences. I think all of us - teachers, parents and children - feel like it is this big important meeting where we are going to get all this big news about the child’s learning. And possibly, that is so, but I am hopeful that most parents and teachers communicate often about a child’s progress and don’t just leave it for conference time. Knowing this, goal setting conferences are coming up for many of us and can be a wonderful opportunity to teach your child a life skill of setting goals. This is not a time for you to discuss with the teacher other concerns or issues you or your child is having. I recommend scheduling another time for this talk without your child. Most teachers are more than happy to accommodate. Goal setting conferences are just this. As a team with the teacher, you are able to talk with your child about their strengths, areas where they may need to improve and set goals to work on all year long. This is so valuable and important work for lifelong learning. Here are a few tips to make a goal setting conference successful: • Talk with your child beforehand. Preparing yourself and your child by discussing areas of strengths and areas where they would like to work on beforehand helps the
writing folder at home. Create for them a space for writing and help make it a daily routine at home where writing is integrated for real-life purposes, such as thank you notes or in a diary, which will allow for daily practice. Support these goals and post them somewhere where you and your child will not just forget about them. These are just a few tips. Remember making
goals is often the easy part. The hard part, as we all know, is following through. Possibly, it is a time in life where we all need goals. The family could sit down together and make goals together. Or, if you already have goals, share them with your child. As your child’s first and most important teacher, “model the way.”
Mrs. Joy Brooke is the first and most important teacher of her 6-year-old son and 4 year-old daughter. She resides in Kirkland with her husband and two children. Brooke is a National Board Certified teacher in Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/Early and Middle Childhood. She holds a bachelor’s degree in educational studies and
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ear Mrs. Brooke, I am used to a traditional parent/teacher conference. It seems they do things differently now and we are invited to a “goal setting” conference. They are coming up in October where the teacher, my child and I sit down and make goals for the coming year. Are there any things I should remember to keep in mind during these conferences and if my child’s there, how can I ask questions of the teacher about my child’s learning?
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Zageris, Greenfield vie for EvergreenHealth board of commissioners seat Kirkland residents Ivars Zageris and incumbent Jeanette Greenfield are vying for the EvergreenHealth board of commissioners position No. 5 seat this November. As a public hospital district, EvergreenHealth Medical Center is governed by five commissioners. Commissioner District position No. 5 represents the community at large, which includes the cities of Kirkland, Redmond, Woodinville, Kenmore and Duvall, portions of Bothell, Bellevue, Clyde Hill, Sammamish, Lake Forest Park and the town of Yarrow Point, as well as adjacent unincorporated areas. The board of commissioners is expected make decisions on the hospital’s budget, policy and hiring the CEO, among
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other duties. comment as there was no A self-proclaimed lifecontact information listed long learner, small busiin the voters’ pamphlet or ness owner and therapist, with the Public Disclosure Zageris’s vision is to help Commission. transform EverGreenfield, who greenHealth Medihas been on the cal Center from a EvergreenHealth good community board of commishospital into a great sioners for 15 years, regional medical said she will contincenter and clinic ue to provide high network by taking quality care, manage it to the “next level,” Jeanette Greenfield revenue cycles and according the King “create processes County voters’ to control spiraling pamphlet. costs” during a time when Zageris believes a vote health care services are at a in this publicly-elected “critical juncture of transposition will enable him formation,” she states in the to help the community by voters’ pamphlet. expanding and enhanc“Huge change is on the ing the birth center, and way,” Greenfield told the the cardiovascular, cancer Reporter. “The solutions are and diabetes areas, among the question because we others, according to the don’t know what the affect pamphlet. is. We don’t know what The Reporter was unCongress is doing, we don’t able to contact Zageris for know how employers will p.m. on Oct. 17. The radio station will take calls during the 30-minute segment. This is your chance to speak directly with Henkens about why he is running for City Council and what he has planned.
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react.” Greenfield is a retired banker and has 30 years of nonprofit management to buffer her time spent on boards and committees within the King County Children and Family Commission, the Eastside Human Services Forum and King County United Way. Zageris said his experience comes from his published studies on medical economies and early childcare centers he did as a research economist. He specifically notes his study of financial and educational trends in universities relating to funding of healthrelated research. “His knowledge of health care is coupled with his love for children, his love for the elderly and common sense,” according to the voters’ pamphlet. “This unique combination is why
he is a practicing therapist, coaching his patients to achieve their full physical and behavioral performance levels.” Quality patient care, customer service, patient satisfaction, recruitment and retention of the “best” staff and expense and tax containment are a few of the ways Zageris plans to achieve operational performance. Greenfield said she will continue to advocate for tight fiscal accountability, flexibility in developing partnerships and alliances and maintain the hospital’s viability in the district while retaining independence. She said some accomplishments she’s been a part of on the board include reducing resident’s taxes by $900,000 a year and obtaining a Leapfrog “A” rating in hospital safety, among
Editor’s note: Ivars Zageris’s photo was unavailable.
proposal to toll the highway. The Washington State Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration are conducting outreach efforts – including public meetings in Mercer Island and Seattle - as part of the I-90 Tolling Project environmental impact statement.
The first meeting will be held from 4:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21 at Mercer Island High School in the commons at 9100 SE 42nd St. in Mercer Island. The second meeting will be held from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23 at the Northwest African American Museum,
2300 S Massachusetts St., Seattle. The public may also submit comments by mail to: Angela Angove, 999 Third Ave., Suite 2200, Seattle, WA 98104. Mailed comments must be postmarked by Nov. 6, when the comment period officially ends.
others. Aside from the uncertainty with health care reform, Greenfield said she anticipates a future problem to include managing childhood obesity in a time when many schools are dropping their athletic programs. Greenfield received her M.B.A. and legal strategies certification from City University and was a member of the Evergreen Community Advisors program for 14 years before she was appointed to the board to fill a vacancy in 1998. For more information about the candidates, visit www.kingcounty. gov/elections/currentelections/201311/candidates. aspx.
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ogy, kids today have so many options: they can surf the Internet, play video games, go on social media websites, watch TV, etc. Despite all these websites and games, kids have to learn to manage their screen time. To learn about the technology habits of local middleschoolers, I asked 10 kids from my neighborhood and school to fill out a survey.
In this anonymous survey, only half of the kids who responded said that their parents knew what they were doing online and supervised their use of the Internet. None of the kids had Facebook accounts, but the majority had at least one online account. Seven of the 10 kids said they were allowed on social networking sites. Fortunately for parents, 100 percent of the kids said their parents knew about the websites they had accounts
The lively presentation will focus on how to approach use of technology with our young people, to understand the current risks posed from technology and social media like Facebook and Twitter. Leitch will provide ideas on how to approach these issues with your child and to engage in a meaningful discussion. Safe practices and supervision will be reviewed as well as the role of schools and the legal limits they currently face. A primary goal will be greater understanding and empowerment as a parent in an age when young people seem to embrace technology
better than adults and limits can be hard to establish, let alone enforce. The same presentation will be repeated on four different nights at elementary schools around Lake Washington School District to give more parents an opportunity to attend. Admission is free. No RSVP is required to attend. • Peter Kirk Elementary (Kirkland) – Oct. 17, 7-9 p.m. • Redmond Elementary (Redmond) – Oct. 24, 7-9 p.m. Charles Leitch is a Founding Principal of Patterson Buchanan Fobes & Leitch,
Youth CyberSafety and the Risks of Social Media With more affordable smart phones and the growth of social media like Facebook and Twitter, everyone is getting connected. Yes, it is exciting but how do you protect your children when they participate? Not just from predators but from bad decisions that can impact their lives for years to come? How do you even talk to them about it, let alone understand it? The Lake Washington PTSA Council, with support from the Lake Washington School District, has scheduled youth cyber-safety presentations for parents that will help answer those questions and more. These presentations, given by speaker Charles Leitch, are titled, “Youth Cyber-Safety and the Risks of Social Media – What Every Family Needs to Know.” The same program was offered last spring to parents around the district.
chool has started, and everyone is getting back into the swing of things. Each year brings more work and responsibility, plus extracurricular activities. Part of what you are learning in school is time management. Not just in the classroom and with homework, but with other things too. Things like video games and screen time. When it comes to technol-
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Knorr said. Although half of the kids surveyed said their parents don’t always pay full attention to what they do online, kids understand that there are rules. As one boy said, “My parents trust me to use my good judgment.” Parents struggle to find the right approach to supervising kid’s use of the Internet. Noelle Beams, a Kirkland parent said, “There are so many things to do beyond watching television and sitting in front of a computer.” Beams encourages her 10-year-old daughter, Sophia, to make good choices by limiting her screen time to 20
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minutes a day. Between sports and music lessons, hobbies and homework, Sophia has to make a choice between using her time to play with her friends or play video games. Sometimes, playing “one game” can turn into playing until you win. You could be watching one thing on YouTube and 12 videos later, you realize you have wasted an hour of your time. Being more aware of your screen time is the first step to managing your use of technology.
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in. Seven out of 10 kids said that their parents had rules about what websites they can go to. The survey indicated that kids spend two-and-a-half hours per day using technology unrelated to schoolwork. Based on the survey results, more of that time is spent playing video games than surfing the Internet. In an article for Common Sense Media, Caroline Knorr suggests that kids should set a timer reminding them to take a break. “Most games don’t have built-in endings and are, in fact, designed to make kids play as long as possible,”
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contributed a copy of the current strategic plan for the Lake Washington School District. Everyone in attendance received a commemorative coin with the school’s name and address along with the date of Sept. 25. These coins are to be handed down to families so that the holder of the coin will attend the time capsule opening in 100 years.
Residents are encouraged to prepare for flooding Kirkland’s drainage system has been designed to
hold and carry water during storms to prevent flooding. However, heavy storms may exceed the system’s capacity and some flooding may occur. There are over 12,000 storm drains in Kirkland. Leaves and debris can block rain water from flowing into storm drains and often cause localized flooding. Flooding can cause safety concerns and property damage. Kirkland residents and businesses are encouraged to take measures to prevent flooding and flood damage: • Clear leaves from storm drains • Do not rake or blow leaves into the street. Place leaves in yard waste bin or compost. • Before, during and after a storm, check storm drains near your home or business and make sure they are free of debris. • Use a rake to remove debris from storm drains and gutters. Place this material in a yard, trash or recycling bin. • Do not remove the grate from a storm drain. This does not unclog the drain and creates hazardous conditions. •Call Public Works Maintenance at 425-587-3900 if flooding is severe and you are unable to clear the storm drain. Kirkland residents and businesses that have previously had or almost had
flooding are encouraged to have a supply of sandbags on-hand as a preparedness measure. Two self-service sandbag filling stations are available through April 30, 2014 and are accessible daily, 24 hours. Sand and bags are provided at no cost to Kirkland citizens and businesses; however, citizens must bring their own shovels. Kirkland’s sandbag filling stations are located at: Public Works Maintenance Center parking lot at 915 Eighth St. and the Juanita Beach Park parking lot (south of Juanita Drive) at 9703 NE Juanita Drive. More information about flood preparedness can be
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Corrections A Kirkland man who pleaded not guilty to wire fraud and five counts of tax evasion filed his brother-inlaw’s tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service, not as reported in an Oct. 4 story about an alleged tax scheme. In an Oct. 4 story about a mother’s push for insurance reform, Shayan’s Law was initially introduced in 2008 and then re-introduced two more times. The measure ultimately did not pass, con-
Clarification A recent arrest of a Kirkland man who had several Kirkland Police warrants occurred at The Game Neighborhood Grill and Bar at 13510 100th Ave. NE in Kirkland, not as documented in a police report the Reporter used to obtain information for the police blotter. The business was not a direct party in the alleged crime.
trary to what was reported in the story. Also, Shayan was diagnosed with autism at the age of 2. The Reporter strives for accuracy and regrets the errors.
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Back to school but still remembering Kiwanis Camp Casey also a member of North Central Kiwanis Club. She does an amazing job of overseeing all aspects of the camp organization and administration. She first volunteered at Camp Casey in her teen years through her high school Key Club. She met her husband, Paul, while volunteering and they both give credit to Camp Casey for helping them select their career paths. Both of their children were counselors in their teens and now volunteer each year. Williams said, “We work under the auspice of the Kiwanis International Mission Statement: ‘Serving the Children of the World’ and Kiwanis Camp Casey exemplifies the very best of Kiwanis. It provides an incredible, life changing week for the campers and their families. Most of our campers are not able to experience typical overnight camps. Kiwanis Camp Casey allows an incredibly fun, life changing experience and along the way our campers learn confidence, indepen-
Campers at Kiwanis Camp Casey on Whidbey Island. The summer camp is for children with physical disabilities to “just be themselves” and have fun. CONTRIBUTED dence, improved communications and make lifelong friends. Parents are given a much needed respite and the opportunity to watch their child bloom as a result of the Camp Casey experience.” In the midst of all the excitement at “camp” you will find members of the Kiwanis Club of Kirkland as part of the volunteer family. The club has participated at the camp for the past seven years doing a variety of volunteer jobs. There are about eight volunteers from the Kiwanis Club of Kirkland that help out each year.
Mark Shinstrom, past president of the Kiwanis Club of Kirkland says, “It is a wonderful experience to interact with these kids, because that is what it is all about – the kids.” If you would like more information about Kiwanis Club of Kirkland, contact Matt Gregory, secretary at (206) 851-5585 or visit the website at www. Kirkland.Kiwanis.org. Kiwanis Camp Casey is located on Whidbey Island and is owned by Seattle Pacific University. It is sponsored and partially funded by the North Central Kiwanis Club, Seattle
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thing many of these kids don’t have the opportunity to do except at this camp. There are counselors assigned to assist the campers and there is always a lot of one-on-one time and attention given to any special needs of these kids. These counselors are young people ages 16–25. Many of them have chosen their lifetime careers based on the experiences they have had at Camp Casey. Some of them return year after year to be part of this heartwarming experience. After hearing the campers and the volunteers talk about camp, it is easy to see what a truly amazing adventure this is for everyone. Some of the campers have attended numerous times and they tell how this camp has changed their lives and how they look forward to it all year. It is staffed with nurses, counselors, cooks and other volunteers – all donating their time to be with these kids during their week at camp. Barb Williams has been the director of Camp Casey for six years and is
which also oversees all fundraising. This camp is fully funded so it is free of charge to these kids and has been for 75 years. This is due to the generosity of the North Central Kiwanis Club, Seattle, its donors, foundation grants and employee matching funds. The camp leadership team is responsible for raising an average of $45,000 annually to keep the camp running. This covers renting the facility from SPU, food, transportation, insurance for that year, along with other expenses. In addition to the funds the club receives from its community, they also sponsor a yearly dinner/ auction. This year it will be held on Nov. 16. The theme will be “A Night of Mardis Gras” and together with dinner and an auction, there will be pictures and testimonials from the campers and their families. For more information about the dinner/auction, volunteering or how to make a donation to Camp Casey, visit www.campcasey.org.
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Legislators discuss right-to-work, transportation, workforce and more test site at Grant County Airport near Moses Lake could see the addition of 6,746 jobs. One issue that the Legislature did not pass in the 2013 session was a multi-billion dollar transportation package that would invest in road and bridge infrastructure, public transit, rail capacity and rural improvements. These projects would improve traveler safety, fix roads, preserve bridges for years to come and reduce the cost of transporting products and services benefitting both the public and business. All three legislators doubted that Gov. Jay Inslee would call a special session to hammer out details. Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance Executive Director Melanie Jordan expressed disappointment, “In order to be globally competitive, we need to be able to move our goods and services throughout the state. A transportation bill is essential.” As Boeing cuts jobs in Washington and buys land in the south, Aerospace executives like JC Hall of Esterline Hytek Finishes wondered what the Legis-
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ton.” However, he admitted that the Legislature didn’t have a great record of refereeing employeeemployer relationships. During the event, the legislators noted that Washington’s aerospace presence is diverse. “There is an enormous sector beyond Boeing,” Springer said. “Everything we do in the aerospace industry can’t be Boeingcentric.” However, what is good for Boeing seems to be good for much of the aerospace community, he said. The legislators pointed to increased state funding for higher education, STEM, and workforce development programs, plus funding for aerospace training programs that benefit everyone in the industry. Springer said passage of a tax exemption for refurbishing aircraft was an important achievement this year that benefits companies like Kirkland’s Greenpoint Technologies, Everett-based Aviation Technical Services and others. The tax provision, proposed to legislators by Aerospace Alliance members at the 2012 Legislative Aerospace update, removed the required sales tax and allows these companies to be more competitive as a supplier in the global marketplace. Springer said the bill re-
hree Washington state legislators met with more than 30 members of the aerospace community to discuss what the Legislature is doing to keep Washington’s aerospace industry competitive, during a forum presented by Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance in Bellevue. Sen. Paull Shin, DEdmonds, and Reps. Larry Springer, D-Kirkland, and Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, answered questions from event moderator Bob Uptagrafft of Mukilteobased Impact Washington, as well as the aerospace audience. Legislators discussed issues, including right-towork issues, transportation, STEM education, workers compensation reform, unmanned aerial vehicles and Washington state’s budget for marketing aerospace resources. Scott Hamilton, an aerospace analyst from Issaquah-based Leeham Company, kicked off the forum with a tough question about the legislators’ views on right-to-work, a policy that would allow workers to opt in or out of union membership. Hamilton pointed out that Washington faces competition for aerospace jobs from southern states and noted that their right-towork status made them attractive places for Boeing and Airbus to do business. Springer said he opposed right-to-work laws and said, “I don’t believe where Boeing builds its planes is based on whether we’re a right-to-work state. Boeing will go wherever the workforce is trained and we better not lose sight of that.” Shin agreed. Chandler said, “Relationships with employees and employers is changing. If either side fails to realize that, they are doing a disservice to Washing-
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a car prowl earlier in the day in Bellevue, as well Warrant arrest: 6:12 p.m., 600 block of as drug paraphernalia. The man told police he Sixth St. Police contacted a 31-year-old Seattle received the property from another party. The man as he was trying to enter the secured Park Redmond man was arrested and the investigaAvenue Condos. He told police he was homeless tion is ongoing. Police recovered a watch, nearly and trying to stay warm and dry. He was arwww.kirklandreporter.com $100 in cash, a Bank of America credit card and rested on his fourth-degree assault warrant out seized several glass pipes. of Olympia and police took his rolling suitcase containing a laptop computer for safekeeping.
Theft: 7:40 p.m., 12519 NE 85th St. A 31-year-old Kirkland man was arrested for shoplifting from the Safeway in the Rose Hill neighborhood.
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 Sept. 26 and Oct. 3, the Kirkland Police Department reported 653 traffic violations, eight DUIs, 26 traffic accidents, 42 school zone traffic violations, one animal call, 39 alarm calls, 14 noise complaints, 12 calls of disturbance, 25 thefts, 10 car prowls, 13 calls of civil disturbance, three reported burglaries, 12 domestic violence calls, 11 calls for harassment, five reports of illegal drugs, one alleged assault, nine acts of fraud, five malicious mischief reports, one robbery and five suicide calls. At least 29 people were arrested.
Domestic violence: 11:44 p.m., 14200 block of 100th Ave. NE. A 23-yearold Woodinville man was arrested for fourth-degree assault after he allegedly hit his 57-year-old girlfriend’s arm and caused her pain.
Forgery: 4000 block of 107th Place NE. The reporting party told police she was upset because her ex-husband was having his mail sent to her home. She said her ex used her address to get credit cards and she received a letter from an attorney stating he owes $14,000.
Domestic violence: 1:08 a.m., 12000 block of NE 124th St. A 27-year-old Redmond man was arrested for allegedly assaulting a 19-year-old Sammamish woman. Police seized a magazine with five rounds of ammunition and a gun as evidence.
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Sept. 25 Domestic violence: 1 a.m., 8000 block of 131st Ave. NE. A 41-year-old Kirkland woman was arrested for the alleged fourth-degree assault of a 43-year-old man.
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The Pines at Totem Lake sell for $8.8 million A 29-unit luxury apartment complex in Kirkland’s Totem Lake neighborhood has sold for nearly $8.8 million. An affiliate of Pathfinder Partners, LLC, a San Diego-based real estate private equity firm, sold The Pines at Totem Lake to a local private buyer for $302,587 per unit. The sale represents the highest price per unit paid by a private party in the Kirkland market, according to the CBRE Group, Inc. Steven Chattin and
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