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Ward's Beach Resort

Kenmore Garage

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2019 McMaster Heritage Award

Debra has participated in Kenmore’s development since the mid-1990s, first organizing volunteers for the city’s incorporation effort, then serving as a Planning Commissioner working on the city’s first comprehensive plan. She was a founding member of the Friends of Saint Edwards State Park and the Kenmore Waterfront Activities Center, co-chaired Kenmore’s Walkways and Waterways bond measure, and worked together with others to create the Kenmore Rowing Club and Waterfront Fair. She has also worked on behalf of children and youth in our community, serving as Kenmore Elementary PTA’s co-president, and advocating for more nutritious school meals, a later high school start time, and universal screening for elementary advance placement. She is presently serving on the Kenmore City Council.

KENMORE VOICES - Bloggers share stories about our city’s history

The Red Brick Road Through Kenmore

The Red Brick Road Through Kenmore Roads were primitive or nonexistent for early settlers in the Kenmore area. They relied heavily on the waterways and later the railroad to get from place to place. From the late 1800s, however, there always was a wagon road of sorts between Seattle and

LOOKING BACK Helping make a difference

Jo Ann Evans, March 30, 2018 In 1976, my husband and I were searching for a home roomy enough to hold our restored 1924 theatre pipe organ. We found what we were looking for in Kenmore, just up the hill from the drive-in movie theatre. Can you believe we watched movies—silently with binoculars—from

COMING OF AGE My dad, the Hotcake King

Gary Jang, March 26, 2018 Henry Jang, my dad, traveled by boat from China to the United States in 1925. We don’t know the circumstances, but we do know he was sponsored by a Chinese man in South Dakota. Dad’s name was Zhang, a common name in China. Entering the states, men

PUBLIC SAFETY Thank you, Deputy Zornes

David Maehren, March 26, 2018 Let’s look at some recent law-enforcement history through the 37-year career of Deputy Gary Zornes of the King County Sheriff’s Office. Gary’s career began in October, 1980. After graduating from the police academy, he was assigned to the North Precinct in Kenmore, serving unincorporated areas of

PRESERVATION Vision of the Lodge at St. Edward

Kevin Daniels, March 22, 2018 First, we want you to know that Daniels Real Estate will host a design meeting in the spring at the Saint Edward Seminary building. Community members will be introduced to the project team working on the historic redevelopment of the seminary as the Lodge at St.