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Houghton Community Municipal Corporation

Council Position No. 2

Betsy Pringle

Betsy Pringle

5821 109TH AVE NE


Education: Bachelor of Arts in English, Bachelor of Science in Journalism
Occupation: Senior Editor, Quarto Publishing

I’ve seen many changes since I moved to Kirkland in 1984. I serve on the Houghton Community Council because I believe we can embrace growth, encourage diversity, and promote local businesses and institutions while preserving the environmental aspects that make the former city of Houghton such a jewel.


I enjoy digging into the language of proposed land use regulations, and I feel it’s my duty—and privilege—to look for unforeseen consequences that might result from seemingly innocuous land use decisions. Sniffing out these details oftentimes results in improved regulations throughout Kirkland.


Kirkland is a beautiful city with much to offer. I believe the ongoing work of the Houghton Community Council helps to keep Kirkland the charming and livable city it is.

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