Seattle Times adds Kirkland Views to local news partnership program

Today The Seattle Times announced an expansion of its local news partnership program with the addition of two Eastside hyperlocal news blogs - Kirkland Views and the Redmond Neighborhood Blog.

"We're thrilled to welcome these new partners to our network of quality sources for neighborhood and specialized news," said David Boardman, executive editor of The Times and Seattletimes.com. "Together, we can offer this region depth and breadth of coverage that none of us could provide alone."

In August, The Times launched a Networked Journalism project with several Seattle-based blogs including West Seattle Blog, My Ballard and Central District News. Today the project expanded by adding these additional partners:

Last May, Kirkland Views entered into a pilot program with The Seattle Times and today we are pleased to be named as a local news partner.

Please read the announcement of The Times' new local news partnership program at:

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2010803396_webnewpartners20.html