Katie Metzger

DelBene visits highways, trails on infrastructure tour

Congresswoman highlights Kirkland’s Totem Lake bridge and other projects in need of federal funding.

 

1st District legislators talk budget, transportation, housing

Health topics, including vaccines, vaping and long term care, also discussed at Bothell forum.

 

48th District town hall focuses on education, housing and gun control

Constituents also worried about proposed sexual educational curriculum, election reforms.

 

Downtown Kirkland’s utility boxes get a facelift

New wraps celebrate the history of local community, businesses.

Rep. Patty Kuderer, D-48

Kuderer pushes for election reforms

Her bills involve presidential tax returns, faithless electors, advisory votes and more.

Rep. Patty Kuderer, D-48

New Councilmember Curtis is ready to serve Kirkland

The 25-year resident has clear goals for her term.

A new community van provides shared rides, either one-time or recurring, to popular destinations and are available throughout the day, evening and on weekends. Photo courtesy of King County Metro

Kenmore, Kirkland and Metro launch new community van program

The service offers a customizable alternative to public transportation.

A new community van provides shared rides, either one-time or recurring, to popular destinations and are available throughout the day, evening and on weekends. Photo courtesy of King County Metro

Women in law enforcement take the lead

King County’s female police chiefs outline their career paths.

After public outreach, Kirkland to move forward with bike share

The city hopes to have a one-year pilot up and running by May.

Kirkland Arts Center looks to the future

KAC recently completed a strategic planning process for 2019-2023.

Kirkland City Council lays out goals for 2019

Work plan supporting the council’s priorities will be discussed at an upcoming retreat on March 1.

Kirkland students travel to Olympia to support plastic straw ban

Lake Washington High School students and the “Straw Kids” testified for SB 5077.

‘PopUp Storywalk’ blends books, nature in Kirkland

The program combines the joy of reading with the beauty of the great outdoors.

Kirkland’s Sweet, Eastside mayors look at potential projects for Microsoft investment

Microsoft recently dedicated $500 million toward creating and preserving affordable housing.

Kirkland urges transit-oriented development at Kingsgate

The city is asking the state to proceed with a pilot project at the park and ride.

48th district senator proposes statewide plastic straw ban

Patty Kuderer said her bill is a first step to address plastic pollution.

Kirkland City Hall. Reporter file photo

Kirkland to create citywide transportation connections map

The city decided it would be more efficient to develop a single document with all of the city’s connections.

Kirkland City Hall. Reporter file photo

Eastside Rail Corridor rebranding in 2019

Options for a new name for the trail include The Eastway, The 425, The Eastrail and The E.

Council selects Sweet to serve as Kirkland’s mayor

The council also discussed how to fill the vacancy left by outgoing Mayor Amy Walen.

Kirkland’s Planning Commission reviewed the city’s tree code in the summer and fall of 2018, and will recommend changes next year. File photo

Changes to Kirkland tree code aim to preserve canopy

The city has lost 270 acres of tree canopy since 2010, when the code was last updated.

Kirkland’s Planning Commission reviewed the city’s tree code in the summer and fall of 2018, and will recommend changes next year. File photo