Closing the margins | Windows and Mirrors

How a program at Mercer Island High School is helping students affect social change.

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                                Alisa Bright is LWTech Tech Academy’s valedictorian. She will graduate with her high school diploma and her AA in design.

LWTech to graduate students earning high school diplomas and associate degrees

Alisa Bright is the LWTech Technical Academy’s valedictorian.

E. coli levels keep Juanita Beach closed for days

It’s hard to know what’s causing the bacteria to thrive.

Victim of Kirkland homicide was ‘friend to everyone’

Community fundraising for funeral costs for father of three.

Sustainability in action at LWSD

Rockwell elementary’s outdoor classroom is one of many ways schools are going green.

In a 2015 report from the Washington State Department of Ecology, King County’s Cedar Hills Regional Landfill received 53,739 tons of of plastic bags and wrap from housing and commercial sources alone. File photo/Sound Publishing

No good solution to the plastics problem

Plastic is piling up everywhere from King County to ocean floors, and humans keep making more.

Comcast honors Kirkland student

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

Matt Kearney to perform at KPC

Tickets for the Dec. 9 go on sale June 18.

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Taylor to speak at LWTech commencement

Robert V. Taylor, chair of the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation Board.

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Arguments for sweets at school | Letter

Did you know that all students in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) aren’t allowed to bring sweets to school? Continue reading...

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No reason to delay | Letter

I’m so bloody tired of this stupid talking point of “impeachment doesn’t remove him.” No, a House vote doesn’t remove Continue reading...

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Lake Washington High’s baseball team after winning the 3A state title. Courtesy photo

Kirkland City Council to congratulate Kangs

During its June 18 meeting, Kirkland City Council will congratulate the Lake Washington High School Kangs varsity baseball team on… Continue reading

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City to host Square Park Master Plan open house

The open house will take place at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on June 20.

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Northwest

Climbers rescued after days on Rainier

Several rescue attempts went awry, thanks to bad weather and flying conditions.

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Rick Steves to give $1 million yearly to stop climate change

“If we are in the travel business, we are contributing to the destruction of our environment,” he said.

 

Marketplace

5 reasons to reface, not replace: Learn to love your kitchen again

Puget Sound countertop and backsplash experts will Transform your living spaces

 

Comcast Uniquely Positioned to Bridge Seattle’s Digital Divide

The City of Seattle Technology Access and Adoption study showed that more Continue reading...

 

Home sweet home: Learn how you can get there faster

You’re a valued member of the team at Procura Mortgage in Everett

 

3 ways to support a loved one living through dementia

The right team brings care, support and active engagement

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Business
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                                Locals celebrate Kirkland’s newest pot shop, The Evergreen Market, which opened April 25.

Evergreen Market opens fourth shop in Kirkland

The ribbon cutting ceremony was held on April 25.

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Microsoft reveals project criteria for $500 million affordable housing funds

The company will soon accept applications for projects related to affordable housing on the Eastside.