Kirkland resident earns Community Hero Award

Joshua Reiss, who helped save a fellow citizen’s life, encourages CPR training.

Washington Supreme Court building. Photo courtesy of Everett Daily Herald

State Supreme Court strikes down I-27; King County will pursue safe consumption sites

The decision upholds a court ruling keeping the anti-consumption site initiative off the ballot.

A woman works on a drawing next to an unused viewing scope as a smoky haze obscures the Space Needle and downtown Seattle last August as smoke from wildfires moved across the region. (Photo courtesy of The Herald/Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)

Why do Washington voters struggle with climate change policies?

Despite environmental awareness and the public’s apparent desire for reform, statewide initiatives keep failing

Attendees at a hand lettering class at The Heathman Hotel in Kirkland on Dec. 9, taught by Camille Robinson of Robinson Paperie, practice their newly acquired skills. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Holiday lettering at Kirkland’s Heathman Hotel

Camille Robinson teaches a hand lettering class to spruce up seasonal letters

Kirkland business owner sentenced to five years for 20 years of tax evasion

Daniel Nix, who owned a medical office interior design firm, is convicted of 25 criminal counts.

Kirkland asks for input on dogs, bikes

City hosts surveys, community conversations to provide direction to council.

Does your work hurt?

Best practices help prevent workplace injury

Suspect steals sandwich after causing disturbance | Police blotter

The Kirkland police blotter for Nov. 29 through Dec. 1.

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Weinstein appointed as director of Kirkland’s planning and building department

Adam Weinstein joined the city’s planning department as deputy director in December 2017.

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Mercer Island Islanders junior Adam Parker, left, looks for a teammate to pass to against the Juanita Rebels. Parker finished with a team-high 20 points against the Juanita Rebels on Dec. 11. The Islanders defeated the Rebels 56-49. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography

Islanders display grittiness in victory against the Rebels

Mercer Island hits clutch shots down the stretch against Juanita.

Sports

Juanita High searching for new varsity football coach

Staff report During the first week of December, Juanita High administrators and athletic director Jason Thurston decided to make a Continue reading...

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Life

As 2018 real estate market wraps up, buyers and sellers prepare for the year ahead

To list or not to list during the holidays? That is the question.

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Opinion

Let’s talk about race | Windows and Mirrors

The more we talk about it, the more we can prevent incidents from happening.

 

Easing out from behind the wheel | Coming of Age…Again

There are ways to make the transition to give up driving less traumatic.

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Northwest

Safeco Field funding referendum withdrawn

The mysterious backers of the initiative won’t say why, but some think it’s because they couldn’t get funding to gather the necessary signatures.

 

Shortest ever ‘Obamacare’ enrollment period starts Nov. 1

The Trump administration slashes the time frame to sign up for insurance.

 

Marketplace

Crossroads celebrates the giving season with community

Bellevue center launches month of special events and opportunities to give back

 

Productive meetings start with nutritious snacks and room to move!

Boost employee wellness and productivity with a few simple steps

 

Not everyone feels celebratory at the holidays. Remember, it’s okay to take some time and space for yourself, or to ask for help.

Are the Holidays too Much? Tips to Manage Stress this Holiday Season

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