Aaron Kunkler

Northshore Utility District says water lead-free in north Kirkland

Residents serviced by Northshore Utility District are drinking lead-free water the district said in a press release.

  • Apr 27, 2016

Kirkland firefighters help to save lives beyond US borders

The Kirkland Fire Department donated dozens of air packs, cylinders and masks to the international nonprofit Firefighters Crossing Borders on April 15.

  • Apr 25, 2016

Two brothers sought for murder of Arlington couple

Two brothers are on the run and are being sought by law enforcement for the murders of an Arlington couple.

  • Apr 19, 2016

Petition started to change Kirkland to a strong mayor form of government

A petition to place a measure on the November ballot calling for the city of Kirkland to switch from a council and city manager form of government to a strong mayor system has started.

  • Apr 14, 2016

Students, parents rally for LWSD bond

Students and parents rallied Wednesday morning at the corner of 6th Street and Northeast 85th Street in support of a nearly $400 million bond to rebuild and enlarge Juanita High School and other projects.

  • Apr 12, 2016

Kirkland Councilwoman Shelley Kloba to run for state representative

Kirkland City Council member Shelley Kloba will run for a seat in the state House of Representatives this year.

  • Apr 12, 2016

Cpt. Cherie Harris prepares for new job as Kirkland Chief of Police

Recruiting new officers, utilizing social media and tackling burglaries are all high priorities for the newly selected Kirkland Chief of Police, Cpt. Cherie Harris.

  • Apr 11, 2016

Officials scramble to find solutions for troubled Kirkland road, circuit

Power outages along Holmes Point Drive Northeast in Kirkland have skyrocketed this year leaving city officials and Puget Sound Energy (PSE) scrambling to find solutions.

New modern quilting store opens in downtown Kirkland

Two philosophical schools of thought dominate the modern quilting scene: those who craft traditional quilts and those who side with the ‘modern’ camp.

Trial for accused Kirkland murderer pushed back to April 18

A tentative trial date has been set for April 18 for accused murderer Burrell Michael Cushman in connection with the January 2014 death of his ex-girlfriend in Kirkland.

Suspects charged in connection with armed robbery of Kirkland drugstore

Two 15-year-old males have been arraigned on multiple counts of first degree robbery and possession of controlled substances after prosecutors said they robbed various pharmacies including a Kirkland Walgreens.

New teen center opens in Kirkland Music Academy

On a recent afternoon, the sound of electric bass bounced off the walls, echoing from the lofty ceiling, down the hallway and into the snack bar of the newly formed teen center at the Kirkland Music Academy.

Seahawk Bobby Wagner speaks to Kirkland Chamber, teens about leadership

Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner took the stage at last Thursday’s Kirkland Chamber of Commerce meeting, addressing members and dozens of local high school students.

Kirkland couple takes trip of a lifetime… on TV show

A Kirkland couple recently took the trip of a lifetime, and unlike most trips seen only on social media to friends and family, this trip was nationally televised.

Man arrested on warrant after allegedly using laundry money to purchase alcohol | Kirkland Police Blotter

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.

Martial arts singled out for taxation, relief bill stuck in committee

Martial artists across the state hope to see relief from what they view as an unfair tax passed last fall targeting their profession.

Suspects charged in connection with armed robbery of Kirkland drugstore

Two 15-year-old males have been arraigned on multiple counts of first degree robbery and possession of controlled substances after prosecutors said they robbed various pharmacies including a Kirkland Walgreens.

Three finalists named for new Kirkland chief of police

The city of Kirkland has narrowed the search for a new chief of police down to three finalists following former chief Eric Olsen’s retirement last September after 27 years of service, including eight years as chief.

Changes coming to 405 tolling, bottleneck north of Kirkland

Congestion along Interstate 405 has improved in some places, and has gotten significantly worse in others, leaving Bothell in the lurch as commuters north of State Route 522 in both directions slog through heavier traffic.