Kailan Manandic

Kirkland firefighters and Puget Sound Energy staff examine the aftermath of a four-hour fire that destroyed the Rose Hill Village and “annihilated” Decks and Spas. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

Locals rally around business incinerated by Rose Hill fire

A GoFundMe campaign for Kirkland’s Decks and Spas has raised over $17,000 to rebuild the business.

 

Semi-truck pulls down utility poles, closes 84th Avenue Northeast in Kirkland

The truck was caught on cables and pulled down five poles, closing the street for more than 24 hours.

 

Kirkland’s Dawson searches for 39 different commute methods

A Kirkland man is challenging himself to commute using a different method for each day of the month.

 

Kirkland reopens the city’s oldest fire station

Kirkland’s Fire Station 25 opened 44 years ago and hadn’t been remodeled until October 2017.

A group of F3 members perform “Handslap Merkins” as they wait for the other group to return from a run around the parking lot. Photo Courtesy of Brian “Dilfer” Gawthrop

F3 brings local men together for fitness, fellowship and faith

Reporter Kailan Manadic participates in a morning workout with the local men’s fitness group and is nicknamed after a well-known crime dog.

A group of F3 members perform “Handslap Merkins” as they wait for the other group to return from a run around the parking lot. Photo Courtesy of Brian “Dilfer” Gawthrop

Kirkland man convicted for 20-year tax evasion scheme

The man used multiple methods to evade taxes, lived in Kirkland and owned a local business.

Rep. Suzan DelBene talks with local parents about what they think of the Summer Meals program that aims to help hungry children. Kailan Manandic/staff Photo

Rep. Suzan DelBene helps feed Kingsgate kids

DelBene handed out free lunches at the Kingsgate Library Summer Meals program.

Rep. Suzan DelBene talks with local parents about what they think of the Summer Meals program that aims to help hungry children. Kailan Manandic/staff Photo
CERT members carry a survivor of a major earthquake to the medical area during a disaster drill in Kirkland City Hall Saturday. Megan Campbell/Kirkland Reporter

Kirkland opens registartion for 26th CERT program

Students will learn basic emergency preparedness among other valuable skills.

CERT members carry a survivor of a major earthquake to the medical area during a disaster drill in Kirkland City Hall Saturday. Megan Campbell/Kirkland Reporter

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.

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

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.

Reporter File Photo

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.