<p>Guests sit at in the new bar section at Cactus, a Spanish restaurant in downtown Kirkland. The renovation greatly expanded the size of the restaurant, especially the bar area. JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD/Kirkland Reporter</p> -

Cactus back in business after extensive renovation

  • Jul 26, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 6:26PM

Cactus, the popular Spanish restaurant on Park Lane in downtown Kirkland, tried for a soft opening to it's newly-renovated interior.


Get sustainable with your summer events | Waste Management

  • Today at 11:15AM

Summer is the season of outdoor get-togethers – barbeques in the back yard, picnics in the park, and family reunions. Summer is also the season of paper plates, plastic forks and disposable cups.

Kirkland resident takes part in firfighting camp for women

  • Today at 9:40AM

A young woman chips away at a windshield with an ax while her fellow "firefighters" use the jaws of life to pry open a car door and rescue the imaginary passenger inside. Across the way, another group was rappelling three stories down the side of the Bellevue Fire Department's training building while three girls cheered on a teammate climbing a six-story tall ladder next to them.

Bridle Trails Park Foundation presents the annual Bluegrass in the Park music festival

  • Today at 9:30AM

The Bridle Trails Park Foundation will present the annual Bluegrass in the Park music festival from 6-8 p.m. on Aug. 11 at Bridle Trails State Park in Kirkland.


Get a job outside of Seattle | Cartoon

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Get a job outside of Seattle | Cartoon for July 27

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