Kailan Manandic

The overall goal of the traffic cameras is to decrease driving speeds in school zones and encourage alternate ways of getting to school, such as walking or biking. <em>Reporter </em>file photo

Kirkland considers traffic cameras for school zones

The traffic camera pilot program will be tested in September at three schools in two school zones.

 

Kristina Perdue sets up her vendor booth for cosmetic distributor SeneGence International. Before starting the Kirkland Women’s Show, Perdue and other Eastside vendors would have to travel out of the Eastside just to compete with bigger corporate vendors. Photo courtesy of Kristina Perdue

Local business owner starts Kirkland’s first vendor show

The Kirkland Women’s Show will take place at Kamiakin Middle School on March 30.

 

Mayor Penny Sweet highlighted the extra effort put in by city employees and PSE workers and thanked them during her first state of the city address on Feb. 14. Kailan Manandic/Staff photo

Sweet gives first state of the city address as Kirkland mayor

Mayor Penny Sweet gave the address at the Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce meeting on Feb. 14.

 

Southbound traffic backs up as northbound drivers cruise on with ease on the Highway 99 viaduct on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

WSDOT hopes ‘Viadoom’ habits continue

The department credits commuters with adapting to the closure and mitigating impacts.

Southbound traffic backs up as northbound drivers cruise on with ease on the Highway 99 viaduct on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
A comparison of how many life science companies are on the Eastside and in other Washington cities. Photo illustration by Kailan Manandic

Life science hits its stride on the Eastside

Life science has strong roots in Washington, contributing economically and scientifically.

A comparison of how many life science companies are on the Eastside and in other Washington cities. Photo illustration by Kailan Manandic
Kirkland residents discuss and review designs for a city project with city staff and contracted engineers at an open house in 2018 at the Kirkland Justice Center. The 124th project will host a similar open house on Feb. 12. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

City to hold open house for 124th improvements

An online open house will run until Feb. 19 with the in-person open house taking place on Feb. 12.

Kirkland residents discuss and review designs for a city project with city staff and contracted engineers at an open house in 2018 at the Kirkland Justice Center. The 124th project will host a similar open house on Feb. 12. Kailan Manandic/staff photo
Barbie poses with a pet. Photo courtesy of Barbie Young

Barbie resigns from KDA, stays involved with the community

The outgoing executive director will continue to stay involved with the Kirkland Downtown Association.

Barbie poses with a pet. Photo courtesy of Barbie Young
Southbound traffic backs up as northbound drivers cruise on with ease on the State Route 99 viaduct three days before its closure. Andy Bronson/The Herald

Week one of ‘Viadoom’ is viadud on Eastside

WSDOT works with commuters to minimize impacts during Seattle’s longest major highway closure.

Southbound traffic backs up as northbound drivers cruise on with ease on the State Route 99 viaduct three days before its closure. Andy Bronson/The Herald
Green Kirkland and University of Washington students supervise local volunteers and demonstrate how to properly and completely remove invasive plants. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

Green Kirkland, UW students supervise MLK Jr. Day of Service

Volunteers will remove invasive plant species from Kirkland parks, replacing them with natives.

Green Kirkland and University of Washington students supervise local volunteers and demonstrate how to properly and completely remove invasive plants. Kailan Manandic/staff photo
Attorney General Bob Ferguson visited the Reporter’s office. Carrie Rodriguez/staff photo

Eastside lawmakers sponsor Attorney General bills

The bills focus on gun control, consumer protection and raising vape and tobacco product age limits.

Attorney General Bob Ferguson visited the Reporter’s office. Carrie Rodriguez/staff photo
Kailan Manandic, Photo Illustration

UPDATE: 911 services partially back online, FCC investigates

CenturyLink and King County report most 911 calls are getting through.

Kailan Manandic, Photo Illustration

Juvenile Diversion keeps kids out of court and away from crime

The diversion program recruits community volunteers to oversee local juvenile cases.

Kirkland business owner sentenced to five years for 20 years of tax evasion

Daniel Nix, who owned a medical office interior design firm, is convicted of 25 criminal counts.

Photo courtesy of Kirkland Police Department

Jar of white powder found on bus in Kirkland causes concern

Preliminary tests determined nothing is hazardous and police believe it fell out of someone’s bag.

Photo courtesy of Kirkland Police Department
Community members state what they want to see changed as Kirkland moves forward from the Menchie’s incident. Other attendees would then hold up a number of fingers to indicate how much they agreed with the statement. Kailan Manandic, staff photo

Kirkland holds first outreach event in wake of Menchie’s incident

The city of Kirkland established a community outreach effort to better resolve similar situations.

Community members state what they want to see changed as Kirkland moves forward from the Menchie’s incident. Other attendees would then hold up a number of fingers to indicate how much they agreed with the statement. Kailan Manandic, staff photo

Kirkland responds to systematic racism and implicit bias following Menchie’s incident

The city is in the national spotlight after Byron Ragland was asked to ‘move along’ for being black.

Police say porch piracy is primarily a crime of opportunity. Many criminals will see a package as they pass by and make quick, easy money. Kailan Manandic, photo illustration

‘Porch pirates’ plunder local packages

Eastside police departments speak on the ‘porch pirate’ problem and ask locals to report the crime.

Police say porch piracy is primarily a crime of opportunity. Many criminals will see a package as they pass by and make quick, easy money. Kailan Manandic, photo illustration
Sky Metalwala has been missing for seven years. Photo courtesy of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Police plead for help in search for missing boy

Sky has been missing since Nov. 6, 2011 and turned 9 years old on Sept. 2.

Sky Metalwala has been missing for seven years. Photo courtesy of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Protesters chant “What do we want? Justice! When do we want it? Now!” at the intersection of Northeast 124th Street and 124th Avenue Northeast Thursday evening. Kailan Manandic, staff photo

Kirkland locals rally in national protest to protect Mueller

Protesters across the nation respond to former Attorney General Jeff Session’s resignation.

Protesters chant “What do we want? Justice! When do we want it? Now!” at the intersection of Northeast 124th Street and 124th Avenue Northeast Thursday evening. Kailan Manandic, staff photo

State Supreme Court bans life without parole for juveniles

Washington, along with 20 other states, will no longer sentence juveniles to life without parole.