The will of the council was to remove marijuana retail businesses from the odor ordinance since odors created through the production and processing of marijuana is of concern, not retail. Despite concerns expressed by some council members, the vote for ordinance 4462 with an amendment to removal of the word "retail" the was unanimous.Read More
Last week we published this post about the upcoming grand opening of Purpose Boutique on Central Way to be held Saturday, October 25th. The other night, Kate and I walked downtown for dinner and found Purpose was open so we wondered in and said hello. The new women's clothing store is having an unpublished soft opening this week and it seems it was Kate's good fortune as she walked away happy with some new outfits.
It is good to see so many new retailers and restaurants opening in downtown!Read More
The Kirkland City Council has been on a roll of late enacting measures meant to change the lives and behaviors of Kirkland citizens. One can argue whether or not these measures are good or bad, or if they are even the purview of a local elected body, but one cannot argue the fact that a new, more activist agenda is indeed being enacted by the Kirkland City Council.Read More
In recent weeks, Sound Transit has released a series of "corridor studies", the latest step in developing the future transit roadmap for the region. The studies inform both the Long Range Plan (all the projects that are likely to be developed over the next few decades), and a shorter list of priority projects that may go to the voters in 2016. We now know a lot more about where Sound Transit’s planning is going.Read More