Nurses, physicians and social workers continue their education on proper responses for human trafficking patients. Madeline Coats/staff photo

Health care professionals improve response for human trafficking victims

EvergreenHealth partnered with Seattle Against Slavery in the fight against labor and sex trafficking.

Kirkland faces a $10 million deficit next biennium

The city is already looking for ways to address it, but details will be scarce until this fall.

Kirkland Transition Academy partners with Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A is the first for-profit business to partner with the LWSD academy.

Friends of Youth welcomes Juniel as director of development

Juniel Brings more than 30 years of development experience to Friends of Youth.

Triplett talks 2019-20 Kirkland plans

The city manager addressed residents a Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

A high tide at Raymond’s Willapa Landing Park in Grays Harbor County, Washington. Sound Publishing file photo

On the West Coast, Washington is most prone to sea level rise damage

Report by the Center for Climate Integrity shows multibillion-dollar cost of battling back the sea.

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AR-15 rifle seized by Seattle police. File photo

King County examines gun violence trends

Nearly 77 percent of shooting victims this so far year in county have been people of color.

In this file photo, marchers make their way from Trinity Episcopal Church in Everett on Feb. 26, 2017. Muslim refugees’ admissions into the U.S. have declined by 85 percent since the Trump administration came into power in 2017, according to the International Rescue Committee. Sound Publishing file photo

Report: Fewer refugees settling in U.S. and Washington state

Admissions are on pace to only reach around one-fifth of their limit in 2019.

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Police blotter for May 30-June 3.

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Sports

Eastside rowers etch their mark at national regatta

At the US Rowing Youth Nationals on June 8 at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Florida, Kirkland’s Quinn Cooney and… Continue reading

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Scheffler’s Auburn baseball squad eliminated at College World Series

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Life
Congratulations to the Juanita High School and Futures School class of 2019. Photo courtesy of LWSD Facebook page

Juanita and Futures seniors graduate

The ceremony took place on June 14 at the JHS Field House.

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Rumba Kings return to Kirkland Performance Center

They will be debuting their new album, “The Instrumental Sessions, Vol II.”

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Opinion

In the hands of voters | Letter

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Marketplace

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Comcast honors Kirkland student

Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program awards $95,000 in scholarships to Washington students

 

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Business

EvergreenHealth’s CEO stepped down after nine months

Dr. Amy Beiter left the position on May 31 as part of a mutual decision, officials said.