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Bratwurst, lederhosen and imported German brews invade Marina Park in Kirkland this weekend

  • Sep 22, 2016 at 6:30AM

Bratwurst, lederhosen and imported German brews make their return to the shores of Lake Washington this weekend for the fourth-annual Kirkland Oktoberfest, which may be the last Oktoberfest held solely at Marina Park.

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Dancing Marijuana Promoters on 85th

   Hopefully I don't sound like an old nelly here, but I'm a bit troubled by the street dancers with  "Marijuana" signs on 85th St.  I believe they are promoting the new pot shop near Costco.  I know, we voted in support of legalizing marijuana for the 21+ crowd, but who's the genius that didn't...

Juanita star Salvon Ahmed commits to Washington | Prep football

  • Sep 24, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 10:44AM

Over the summer, Salvon Ahmed talked about being a role model for the young athletes in the community.

Lake Washington loses to WF West, 28-14 | Prep football

  • Sep 23, 2016 at 11:07PM

The Lake Washington High football team lost a nonconference game to WF West, 28-14, on Friday in Chehalis.

Lake Washington School District officials say attendance is a priority

  • Sep 23, 2016 at 3:07PM

September is Attendance Awareness Month. Districts and schools across the nation are highlighting the importance of consistent student attendance this month. Every absence, whether excused or unexcused, is a learning opportunity lost and can have significant effects on student success. Missing just two days a month adds up to 18 days per year, which is 10 percent of the school year. That level of absence means a student is, for example, less likely to read by the end of third grade.

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Have you attended any of the Kirkland festivals this year such as Summerfest, Kirkland Uncorked or Oktoberfest?

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