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Clyde Hill turned 70!

Clyde Hill just turned 70 years old! The Town received its name after a road — Clyde Hill Road (now 92nd Avenue NE) — which was named after an area in Scotland called “Firth of Clyde” by a Scottish immigrant. Ken Day, who would later become the first Mayor, suggested this area be called Clyde Hill. The town was incorporated six years later, on March 31, 1953. Read the entire town history here.

Recent News
A Missed Opportunity: The Recent City Council Appointment

We here at the Clyde Hill Coalition have been closely monitoring recent developments within our City Council, particularly the council appointment made on January 9th to fill the seat left vacant by the election of Steve Friedman as Mayor. The appointment process came down to two candidates, Lisa Slivka and Tim Rattigan. It is crucial for …

A Look at Recent Unconventional Planning Commission Appointments

Mayor Steve Friedman recently appointed Mark Kroese and Jared Wheeler to fill two vacant positions on the city’s Planning Commission. While the appointments are part of Friedman’s new job description, what sets these appointments apart is the lack of even the appearance of an unbiased process. Freidman did not even bother to hold any interviews …

A Rollercoaster Ride in Clyde Hill: 2023 Year End Review

We bid farewell to 2023 and now it’s time to reflect on the highs and lows that marked the year in Clyde Hill. While our picturesque city has experienced moments of unity and progress, it hasn’t been immune to controversies that have left residents questioning the stability of local governance. As we gear up for …

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