The community had a great time at the Costume swap last October. Photo courtesy of the City of Kirkland.

Kirkland residents invited to participate in citywide costume swap

Reduce waste by reusing or repurposing Halloween costumes.

Illustration by Joshua Boulet

Locked up and poor

King County courts use money bail to incarcerate defendants before trial. Should the system be reformed?

Female mayors discuss opportunities in their cities

Emerging leaders focus on diversity, development and deliberate actions.

Kirkland firefighters and Puget Sound Energy staff examine the aftermath of a four-hour fire that destroyed the Rose Hill Village and “annihilated” Decks and Spas. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

Locals rally around business incinerated by Rose Hill fire

A GoFundMe campaign for Kirkland’s Decks and Spas has raised over $17,000 to rebuild the business.

Kirkland Police Explorers bring home hardware

Law enforcement professionals in training win first place at local competition.

Core Hero hard cider sorbet takes off in Kirkland

A former Kirkland resident is making hard cider sorbet, which was picked up by Whole Foods and PCC.

Active minds + active bodies = happy children!

Brand new Kenmore preschool shares value of holistic education

Residents invited to take care of city business at City Hall for All

City Hall will be open on Saturday Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Lake Washington, Juanita runners make an impact on the course

Bailey takes first for Kangs at Marymoor.

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Oktoberfest returns to Kirkland September 21 to 23.

Oktoberfest in Kirkland is the Seattle area’s largest authentic German Oktoberfest

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Improving supply helps slow escalating home prices

A look at the regional real estate market.

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Opinion

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Corey Morris takes lead as regional editor of Eastside publications

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September is Suicide Prevention Month, and Crisis Connections is joining with community partners to help others learn about resources that can help during times of crisis.

In spite of rising rates of suicide, what can you do to help?

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Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence