Carrie Rodriguez

To my sea sisters — and all families of veterans | Editorial

As my Navy recruiter waited in his car with the engine running at the top of our driveway, I stood with my parents on the… Continue reading

Russian hackers targeted Washington election systems, Homeland Security confirms

Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman said when her office discovered suspicious IP addresses last year, they had a “high suspicion” the addresses belonged to… Continue reading

Municipal League rates 48th District candidates

The Municipal League of King County recently rated nearly 50 candidates running for local races in King County. For Kirkland’s 48th Legislative District, the league… Continue reading

Reporter newspapers launch homelessness series | Editor’s Note

Volunteers found them sleeping in parking garages, in vehicles, under structures and roadways, in bushes and other areas.

What ‘Trumponomics’ could mean for local businesses in 2017

The good, the bad — and the ugly. This is how economist Joseph Quinlan divides “Trumponomics” as he described how some of the president-elect’s fiscal… Continue reading

Injured Kirkland senior gets hero’s helping hand

Most people would help a fallen man on his feet and then go their separate ways, says Ruth Reynolds, a resident at Woodlands at Forbes Lake retirement community. But not Cliff Smart.

Kirklanders take the plunge New Year’s Day

After the City of Kirkland axed funding for its annual Polar Plunge event, nearly 50 people still showed up on New Year's Day to plunge… Continue reading

Kirkland Arts Center transforms under new leadership

Throwing some beer in the mix of UFOs, big foot sightings and snowmen made from dirt and straw, Cable Griffith has raised the level of… Continue reading

Albanian exchange student looking for good Kirkland home

Some helpful people she has never met before have helped 17-year-old Merita on her journey from Albania to Kirkland.

House passes bill that could end Houghton Community Council

The Washington state House of Representatives approved a bill late Thursday that could bring an end to the Houghton Community Council (HCC).

Montana man charged in 1996 murder of Kirkland woman pleads not guilty

A Montana man charged in the 1996 cold case murder of a Kirkland woman pleaded not guilty today in King County Superior Court.

JBLM soldier accused of murdering Kirkland woman to return to King County

A Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier will soon return to King County to face charges of murdering a Kirkland woman last November, after he received a bad conduct discharge from the U.S. Army.

Carrie Wood | Insensitive headline?

Finn Hill resident Cami Keyes brought to my attention a headline in last week’s Reporter that offended her. The headline was: “There goes the neighborhood?”… Continue reading

Kirkland cub scouts visit Kirkland Reporter office, learn about newspapers

Kirkland Cub Scout Troop No. 595 recently visited the Kirkland Reporter office to learn what it takes to produce a newspaper.

Undisguised robber flees Chase Bank in Kingsgate after holding up teller with knife

Police are searching for an armed suspect who in plain view robbed the Chase Bank in the Kingsgate neighborhood Monday and fled on foot. Making no attempt to hide his face, the suspect passed a demand note to the bank teller and showed that he was armed with a knife at 12:40 p.m. Monday.

Last-minute moves bring in more challengers for Council race

All four Kirkland City Council positions have challengers, thanks to some last-minute moves Friday.

Easter Egg-citement in Kirkland

More than 50 youngsters and their families gathered at Lake Washington United Methodist Church in Kirkland Saturday for an Easter celebration.

Talking about mental illness

Weeks later, Lake Washington still looks murky and unsettled. The air feels arctic and people seem to walk slower along the dock at Marina Park.

Springer, Haistings address top issues facing 45th District

As the former Kirkland Mayor, Rep. Larry Springer has taken a pragmatic, fiscally conservative approach from the local to state level.

Jury selection to begin in trial of Kirkland woman charged with vehicular homicide

Jury selection is expected to begin next week in the vehicular homicide trial of a woman accused of killing a Kirkland woman on Juanita Drive in 2012.