Suspect arrested for Kirkland Key Bank robbery needed money for rent

Media outlets led police to man’s identification.

Performers take over the main stage at Summerfest in 2018. This year features an 1980s night on Friday, a dance party on Saturday and a youth music program on Sunday. Photo courtesy of Stefan Photography

Kirkland Summerfest features new music and family friendly events

Music, art and family fun takes place on July 26-28 at the Kirkland waterfront.

Kirkland runs Summer Sundays pilot program along Park Lane

Connecting with neighbors and businesses is the center of Summer Sundays.

Siri Bliesner, Susan Wilkins and John Towers compete for Lake Washington School District Director District 5 position. Courtesy photos

Three candidates aim to fill an open seat on the Lake Washington School Board

Siri Bliesner, John Towers and Susan Wilkins compete for Lake Washington School District Director District 5 position.

Hawaiian chef’s poke chain opens up shop in Kirkland

Chain offers Kirkland marina-goers fresh fish in Hawaiian marinades.

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Kirkland resident Elizabeth Standal holds broken heart at the Lights for Liberty Vigil on July 12. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Lights for Liberty Vigil in Kirkland protests conditions of migrant camps

The Kol Ami congregation gathered July 12 for the Lights for Liberty Vigil, calling for an end “human concentration camps.”

PSE’s battery storage project could help the clean energy roll-out

The tiny pilot project in Glacier could eventually be expanded.

King County Correctional Facility is located at 500 5th Ave., Seattle. File photo

King County jail’s leaky pipes have national implications

Lawsuit filed in King County Superior Court alleges Aquatherm has been selling faulty pipes.

Delegating isn’t legislating | Letter

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Spending on female empowerment | Letter

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#NeverAgainIsNow | Letter

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Sports
Bellevue Bulldogs sophomore basketball player Parker Manalo (pictured) signs a letter of intent with the Northwest University Eagles men’s basketball program in early June. Manalo will be a junior for the Northwest Eagles during the 2019-20 season. Photo courtesy of the Bellevue Bulldogs men’s basketball Twitter feed

Manalo signs his name on the dotted line with Northwest University

Bellevue College sharpshooter will continue hoops career in Kirkland.

 

Kirkland softballers earn all-state honors

Juanita High’s Kaci Gordon and Sasha Mitchell were named to the second team of the class 3A Washington State Softball Continue reading...

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Opinion

KCLS forges partnerships for broader public benefit

Partnerships make it possible for KCLS to serve a broader range of people, while stretching tax dollars.

 

Loss of neighborly community | Letter

When I was young, neighbors gathered together just once a year to light fireworks on the street corner and create… Continue reading

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Marketplace

Cruise Industry Buoys the Statewide Economy

Every spring and summer, travelers from around the country and across the Continue reading...

 

Get ACTIVE, stay HEALTHY, have FUN with Issaquah Sports Medicine Combine

Free July 13 event welcomes the community to Lake Sammamish State Park

 

Apps for When You’re Hungry and in a Hurry

There’s nothing worse than being hungry and pressed for time at the Continue reading...

 

How Sea-Tac Airport Helps You Plan for Summer Travel

The summer months between Memorial Day and Labor Day form the busiest Continue reading...

 

Business

Selection and steady sales characterize local market

Buyers can enjoy additional selection this summer as they look for the home of their choice.

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Choi joins staff at Kirkland Family Dentistry

Kirkland Family Dentistry has added a new dentist to the staff, Dr. Jonathan Choi. The addition comes as the dental Continue reading...

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