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Students throughout the region take part in National School Walkout, call for gun control

The March 14 demonstrations marked the one month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting.


Afghanistan refugee shares how Friends of Youth gave him hope at Bellevue event

Hundreds celebrate youth at annual Friends of Youth luncheon.


Shoe shiner keeps beaming with regular dialysis

World Kidney Day was March 8.


Millennial entrepreneurs gearing up to launch crowdfunding campaign for Ombraz Sunglasses

For each pair of sunglasses sold, 20 trees will be planted.

Fully funding education, passing capital budget top focus this legislative session

Eastside legislators met to discuss issues at annual breakfast

Washington state auditor: More accountability audits needed for state agencies

Auditor’s office seeking $700,000 from Washington Legislature

Eastside senatorial candidates sound off on fully funding education

Cutting corporate tax loopholes, exercising fiscal discipline, creating a public infrastructure bank and providing more choice schools were the ideas Eastside Senatorial candidates presented on… Continue reading

Kirkland Art Center’s Cirque du Surreal celebrates the imagination this October | The Eastside Scene

Artist Salvador Dali’s melting clocks, a ring master at a circus, and flapper girls from the 1920s. Cirque du Surreal is coming to town. The… Continue reading

Members of Congress, Dreamers call out Trump administration’s end of DACA at Bellevue event

Four members of Congress stood up on Sept. 21 to let President Donald Trump know ending the DACA program is not only cruel, but stupid.… Continue reading

No need for parents to say ‘I’m sorry’ at new We Rock the Spectrum sensory gym in Bellevue

A little boy sat on the gym floor, crying. He continued to have what his mother, co-owner of We Rock the Spectrum, called a “meltdown”… Continue reading

Environmental advocates call for Bellevue-based Puget Sound Energy’s closure of Montana coal plant

Bellevue was flushed with green on July 31. Several state environmental groups and residents across the county packed Bellevue City Hall’s council chambers during a… Continue reading

Kirkland Albertsons to close mid-October

The long-time Albertsons in Kirkland’s Juanita neighborhood will close mid-October, leaving many out of work or forced to relocate to another store. The nearest Albertsons is in Woodinville.

Man arrested for carving gashes in parents’ front door and threatening to kill them | Kirkland Police Blotter

The blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical round-up of all calls to the Kirkland Police Department that are dispatched to on-duty police officers. The Kirkland Reporter Police Blotter is not intended to be representative of all police calls originating in Kirkland, which average about 1,000 per week.

Kirkland firefighters respond to fire, explosion in Juanita neighborhood Tuesday

Firefighters responded to a residential fire in the Juanita neighborhood on Tuesday after hearing reports of explosions.

Williams, Hirt vie for EvergreenHealth board seat

Vice chair of the Evergreen Healthcare Foundation Kinnon W. Williams is taking on longtime incumbent Rebecca Hirt for the EvergreenHealth board

Kirkland woman creates dog collars, wallets and more out of recycled goods

Kirkland resident Tracy Borders was inspired to turn trash into art while sailing around the islands of Croatia four years ago.

Kirkland fraud reports spike, majority related to Seattle Archdiocese tax scam

Within the last month, the Kirkland Police Department has received more than 100 fraud reports from Kirkland residents - the highest amount in years.

Chris Warren inducted into Kirkland Plaza of Champions

Emmy Award winning meteorologist Chris Warren is the first in 12 years to be inducted into the Kirkland Plaza of Champions.

State patrol seeks hit-and-run vehicle, witnesses to car crash that caused woman injuries in Kirkland

The Washington State Patrol is investigating an I-405 hit-and-run that left one woman with non-life-threatening internal injuries on Sunday.

44-year-old man dies at N.E. 85th exit, northbound I- 405

A 44-year-old man from Vancouver, Wash. died Friday afternoon on Interstate 405 at exit 18 in Kirkland.