Neighbors witness man strangle girlfriend from balcony | Kirkland Police Blotter

  • Feb 27, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 9:28AM

The blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical round-up of all calls to the Kirkland Police Department that are dispatched to on-duty police officers. The Kirkland Reporter police blotter is not intended to be representative of all police calls originating in Kirkland, which average about 1,000 per week.


We must preserve open green space | Letter

  • Today at 9:00AM

While it was admirable to create a salmon habitat example out of Juanita beach, that change removed a lot of grassy play area space on the beach side of Juanita Drive. The only available open space left anywhere near the dense residential area of central Juanita is now the park across from Juanita beach.

Help with heating bills still available through Hopelink

  • Feb 28, 2015 at 1:00PM

Despite the early spring weather, February is considered too early to assume we don't still have to turn up the heat in homes. The good news is that for thousands of local low-income residents, it’s not too late to receive up to $1,000 to help with energy bills.


Presidential primary puts parties in same old quandry | Cornfield

  • Feb 28, 2015 at 9:00AM

It is Washington’s quadrennial quandary. Every four years, the conversation starts anew on how to make this state’s presidential primary meaningful in the process of electing the nation’s next leader.

Hopelink connects clients with energy assistance programs

  • Feb 28, 2015 at 9:00AM

About four years ago, Sarah Wright lost her job. At the time, she had two children — one of whom was a newborn, the other was about 6. She decided to stay home to take care of them, but as a result, the family budget took a hit. Initially, Wright was reluctant to ask for help, but eventually, she turned to Hopelink.

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Do you agree with the city banning plastic bags after a poll stated that 69 percent of Kirkland residents were against it?

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