Kailan Manandic

Kirkland puts community safety, police services on ballot

Resolution R-5324 will use a 0.1 percent sales tax increase to fund new community safety programs.

 

UPDATE: Detectives identify assault suspect with public’s help

The male subject allegedly assaulted a 72-year-old convenience store clerk.

 

Tania Finlayson teamed up with Google’s Gboard team to make morse code a usable language on Android. Photo courtesy of Tania Finlayson.

Kirkland developer with cerebral palsy creates Morse code Gboard

Tania Finlayson teamed up with Google’s Gboard team to make Morse code a usable language on Android.

 

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Police seek man accused of ‘lewd act’

The act occurred at Edith Moulton Park by man in a black T-shirt, ball cap and sport shorts.

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Suspect killed by Redmond police in Kirkland identified

Marcelo Castellano was fatally shot by Redmond police after failing to comply with arrest orders.

Former Mercer Island City Council candidate Joy Langley posted a photo of her various credentials — including her Cornell degree — on her website during her campaign after a group of residents questioned her education credentials. Photo courtesy of ElectJoy.com

Police investigate former council candidate’s claimed Cornell degree

Langley would not comment on the investigation.

Former Mercer Island City Council candidate Joy Langley posted a photo of her various credentials — including her Cornell degree — on her website during her campaign after a group of residents questioned her education credentials. Photo courtesy of ElectJoy.com
Workers install girders as part of a previous project in 2012 along westbound SR 520. Reporter File Photo

Worker dies after fall along SR 520

The accident occurred at a construction site near the 148th Avenue Northeast interchange.

Workers install girders as part of a previous project in 2012 along westbound SR 520. Reporter File Photo
Everyday Athlete’s new location is at 264 Central Way. Photos courtesy of Everyday Athlete

Kirkland sports apparel store moves downtown

Everyday Athlete sees community support after a big move from Juanita.

Everyday Athlete’s new location is at 264 Central Way. Photos courtesy of Everyday Athlete
Robert Moreno does a demo a previous Kirkland Artist Studio Tour. This year’s event runs from May 12-13 on Mother’s Day weekend. Photo courtesy of Larey McDaniels

KAC hosts 15th annual Kirkland Artist Studio Tour

The free tour will feature more than 40 local artists who will open their studios for tours.

Robert Moreno does a demo a previous Kirkland Artist Studio Tour. This year’s event runs from May 12-13 on Mother’s Day weekend. Photo courtesy of Larey McDaniels
Promotional image courtesy of the Kirkland Parks Foundation and Google

STEM Challenge allows LWSD students to compete for school funding

Google has partnered with the Kirkland Parks Foundation to fund the KITE STEM Challenge.

Promotional image courtesy of the Kirkland Parks Foundation and Google

Funding for self-watering flower pots in downtown Kirkland gets green light

Council approves $13,100 to purchase 40 pots for Kirkland Downtown Association program.

Waste Management drivers visit with Kirkland boy battling cancer

Jessica Muller said her son loves garbage trucks and watches videos in bed while undergoing chemotherapy.

(Left to right) Jérôme Vasseur, Katya Samoylenko, Julien Bouetard, Clarisse Podalin, Cédric Barnet will all star in the Les Seagulls production, “Le Prénome.”Photo courtesy of Sébastien Plisson

French Language theater production opens in Kirkland

The play, “Le Prénom,” will be entirely in French with three showings on March 23, May 4 and 11.

(Left to right) Jérôme Vasseur, Katya Samoylenko, Julien Bouetard, Clarisse Podalin, Cédric Barnet will all star in the Les Seagulls production, “Le Prénome.”Photo courtesy of Sébastien Plisson

Kirkland-area students walk out of class to commemorate Parkland victims | Photos

The students walked out in solidarity with students nationwide who are protesting gun violence and pushing for change.

‘School is a place to learn’

Juanita students speak out about gun control and school safety

Juanita High School. LWSD/Courtesy photo

Juanita resumes routine after rumors of school shooting

Police investigated a school shooting rumor at Juanita High School Thursday morning.

Juanita High School. LWSD/Courtesy photo

Oh, the places they’ll go

John Muir students celebrate literacy as teachers prepare them for the future.

Senior housing property opens in Totem Lake

Athene offers 91 apartments, 20 of which are reserved for seniors exiting homelessness

Lisa Downing performs at a Whisperings Radio concert. Courtesy of Whisperings Solo Piano Radio

Whisperings Radio brings All Stars to Kirkland

The annual event will feature internation pianists.

Lisa Downing performs at a Whisperings Radio concert. Courtesy of Whisperings Solo Piano Radio
Community members review the current designs of the Totem Lake Connector Bridge and the proposed “plank” overlook that will offer a unique view of Totem Lake. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter

Totem Lake bridge moves to final design phases

Kirkland council is expected to offer final approval in April.

Community members review the current designs of the Totem Lake Connector Bridge and the proposed “plank” overlook that will offer a unique view of Totem Lake. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter