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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.

Local employees protest sexual misconduct in Google walkout

Google’s Kirkland campus took part in the worldwide protest of sexual misconduct within the company.

Chainline was able to successfully crowdfund a full deck to accompany their tap room. The community-oriented business is open to all ages and pet-friendly. Kailan Manandic/staff Photo

Chainline Brewing Co. is Best of Kirkland

The brewery opened its doors in 2015 and has since been embedded as a community gathering place.

Chainline was able to successfully crowdfund a full deck to accompany their tap room. The community-oriented business is open to all ages and pet-friendly. Kailan Manandic/staff Photo

State cracks down on derelict vessel in Juanita Bay

AG Ferguson filed charges against a man who ran his vessel aground in Juanita Bay.

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UPDATE: Man charged with assault after attacking NU security

Elizjah White is charged with two counts of assault after attacking two security guards.

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Suspect stabs Northwest University security guards

The library director and a student helped subdue the suspect before police arrived.

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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.

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

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.