Katie Metzger

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.

 

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

Google, Facebook to pay more than $400,000 to Washington state in campaign finance cases

Both are in the top 10 largest campaign finance recoveries in Washington state history.

Kirkland resident earns Community Hero Award

Joshua Reiss, who helped save a fellow citizen’s life, encourages CPR training.

Kirkland asks for input on dogs, bikes

City hosts surveys, community conversations to provide direction to council.

Kirkland lights holiday tree at Winterfest

The family-friendly event also featured photo opportunities with llamas and Santa.

Kirkland council reviews preliminary budget

The theme of the document is keeping Kirkland “safe, sustainable, connected.”

One of the things Kirkland’s Proposition 1 will pay for is police services. Courtesy photo

Voters decide on city’s Prop. 1 measure

The sales tax increase for police services and community safety was passing as of election night.

One of the things Kirkland’s Proposition 1 will pay for is police services. Courtesy photo

Democrats lead in 45th Legislative District

Dhingra, Goodman and Springer earned about two thirds of the vote.

Legislative candidates talk testing, taxes at voters’ forum

The focus was on education issues, including funding and preparing students for the future.

Kirkland Fire Department receives pet oxygen mask donation

The equipment can save the lives of pets suffering from smoke inhalation.

Kirkland hosts second City Hall for All

The event focused on diversity, inclusion and city issues.

Kirkland City Council reviews Totem Lake Park design

Due to budget constraints, the city will explore alternative locations for the planned sprayground.

Female mayors discuss opportunities in their cities

Emerging leaders focus on diversity, development and deliberate actions.

Kirkland Police Explorers bring home hardware

Law enforcement professionals in training win first place at local competition.

Citywide block party ‘Crossing Kirkland’ connects community

Residents got to walk, bike, eat and meet on the Cross Kirkland Corridor.

Kirkland church groups build tiny houses for the homeless

The homes will be donated to villages in Seattle.

One city, one story: Kirkland to launch city-wide reading program

The idea is for Kirklanders to read one book, and to have deep discussions about its themes.