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Recreational marijuana store opening in Kirkland

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Higher Leaf is pleased to announce that it will be opening Kirkland’s first recreational retail marijuana store in the middle of February. The store’s final inspection with the Washington State Liquor Control Board was Monday, Feb. 2, and Higher Leaf will be opening a week or two after that.

Higher Leaf will be located at 12525 Willows Road Northeast, Suite 60, Kirkland. Owner Molly Honig said the store is intended to serve Kirkland, Woodinville and Redmond.

How can we become a more elder-friendly community?

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Aging & Disability Services (ADS) — the Area Agency on Aging for Seattle-King County — wants to know how you think we can become a more elder-friendly community. Every four years, ADS develops a plan that charts the course the agency will take in creating an elder-friendly community. ADS looks at demographics and other trends, and major service goals and objectives. Public input is important, and ADS has created a survey — available on Survey Monkey and also in print — that will help shape the plan for 2016–2019. Take the survey at www.surveymonkey.com/s/X5JY736. Questions? Contact ADS planner Karen Winston (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 206-684-0706.)

Council plans for the year ahead

  • Written by Briana Gerdeman

Deciding whether to regulate food trucks, prohibit billboards and eliminate office zones are among the issues the City Council hopes to tackle in 2015. The Council approved its 2015 docket list last week with 58 items ranked in high, medium and low priority, including a few additions and deletions made at last week’s meeting.

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City Council holds off on interconnected traffic signals on Woodinville-Duvall Road

  • Written by Briana Gerdeman

A plan to put coordinated traffic signals on Woodinville-Duvall Road was put on hold last week, when the City Council decided to wait until they could get more precise wording to define Woodinville’s agreement with King County.
Under the interlocal agreement (ILA) the city was asked to approve with King County, a federal grant would have paid $75,000 and Woodinville would have paid $12,000 for the traffic signals, which are part of a larger system connecting all the traffic signals on Woodinville-Duvall Road between 156th Avenue NE and Duvall.

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