Raechel Dawson

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Eastside senatorial candidates sound off on fully funding education

Cutting corporate tax loopholes, exercising fiscal discipline, creating a public infrastructure bank…

  • Oct 9th, 2017 10:00am

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…

  • Oct 5th, 2017 8:00am

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…

  • Sep 28th, 2017 5:55pm

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…

  • Aug 31st, 2017 8:30am

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…

  • Aug 24th, 2017 8:30am

King County executive delivers state of the county address

Bryce Kasota had to duck out early from King County Executive Dow Constantine’s state of the county address on Monday.

  • Apr 30th, 2015 12:03am

Kirkland’s first French Macaron parlor Lady Yum to open this June

Striking a similar resemblance to the CBS comedy “2 Broke Girls,” Lady Yum owners Megan Gordon and Shan S. Foisy are raising funds to turn the former downtown Kirkland Cefiore space into the home of their popular macarons.

  • May 14th, 2014 11:41pm

Artist to have first show after losing paintings in house fire

About one year after David Tracy lost his life’s work - about 1,000 paintings - in a house fire, the Kirkland resident will have his first art show featuring the new art he’s created since.

  • May 14th, 2014 10:29pm

Man arrested for threatening to kill neighbor’s girls | 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.

  • May 9th, 2014 6:10pm

Kirklander’s Night Out for a Cure raises $185,000

Kirkland native and Lake Washington High School graduate John Fiala has done a lot with his life.

  • May 7th, 2014 7:48pm

Kirkland’s marijuana retail applicants cut in recent lottery | UPDATE

The Washington State Liquor Control Board recently trimmed the 30-plus marijuana retail license applicants for Kirkland to 11 in a lottery held at the end of April.

  • May 6th, 2014 11:49pm

Kirkland man, woman celebrate Easter with drugs, alcohol and slashed tires | 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.

  • May 1st, 2014 12:23am

Elected officials participate in Women’s Equal Pay forum at Kirkland City Hall

Adriana Hutchings spent her college years at Western Washington University like many college students - studying, working part-time, and fairly broke.

  • Apr 30th, 2014 7:01pm

FlyCaster Brewing to be first brewery in Kirkland this spring

Bonefish Blonde, Hopper Pale Ale, Yakima River Red and Rocky Ford IPA.

  • Apr 29th, 2014 10:42pm

Kirkland Housing Dialogue sparks discussion on job, housing imbalance

Council members Penny Sweet, Jay Arnold, Dave Asher and Rep. Larry Springer were among the 60 who attended the first Kirkland Housing Dialogue meeting on an early Tuesday morning.

  • Apr 28th, 2014 10:46pm

Former soldier sentenced to 20 years in Paxton, Kirkland stabbing | Update

A former Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier was sentenced to 244 months today for fatally stabbing a Kirkland woman back in 2011.

  • Apr 30th, 2014 4:22pm

10-year-old boy threatens to break mother’s neck | 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.

  • Apr 25th, 2014 10:29pm

Lake Washington Schools Foundation luncheon surpasses fundraising goal of $225,000

It was another record year for the 9th annual Lake Washington Schools Foundation’s Legacy for Learning luncheon, which generated $237,023 -- the highest amount yet.

  • Apr 24th, 2014 11:06pm

Second garage fire in one week strikes Kirkland home

Kirkland firefighters responded to the second Kirkland garage fire in four days Sunday night.

  • Apr 21st, 2014 10:19pm

Friends of Youth celebrates new homes in Kirkland with local elected officials

As First Lady Trudi Inslee addressed the crowd at a Friends of Youth event, she called on legislators, who were also present, to get more organizations like Friend of Youth implemented statewide.

  • Apr 21st, 2014 8:57pm

Rep. Cyrus Habib, former Kirkland mayor Joan McBride switch candidacy spots for legislature | Update

Rep. Cyrus Habib with the 48th Legislative District and former Kirkland mayor Joan McBride have switched which legislative positions for the 2014 Washington state election.

  • Apr 21st, 2014 10:04pm

Police investigate possible prostitution group | 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.

  • Apr 18th, 2014 4:42pm

Car totaled in Kirkland garage fire

Kirkland firefighters quickly responded to a one-story house fire last evening that left car and garage charred.

  • Apr 17th, 2014 11:24pm

Eggciting Kirkland Easter events of 2014

Whether families celebrate Easter with Jesus or simply enjoy Easter bunny photos and a good egg hunt, there are plenty of ways to celebrate this spring holiday in Kirkland. Kirklanders only need now wish for sun. Here are just a few of the events taking place this weekend.

  • Apr 18th, 2014 10:59pm

City cuts 70 feet off tree, Kirkland residents upset

A large cottonwood in the middle of the Kirkland Highlands neighborhood was hacked by 70 feet on Tuesday. Now standing 20-feet-tall, one Kirkland resident is extremely frustrated the tree, estimated to be 60-80 years old, had to be pruned down in the first place.

  • Apr 17th, 2014 9:58pm

Montana man sentenced to 41 months for 1996 murder of Kirkland mom

A Montana man was sentenced to 41 months in the murder of a Kirkland mother at King County Superior Court this afternoon.

  • Apr 12th, 2014 12:38am

Man arrested for possession of meth at transit center | Kirkland Reporter

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.

  • Apr 11th, 2014 4:29pm

Kirkland group goes informal after Lake Street Place SEPA determination

Kirkland city officials recently released documents outlining several mitigated measures developers of the Lake Street Place project will need to undergo as they construct the five-story office, retail and parking structure in the middle of downtown Kirkland.

  • Apr 10th, 2014 4:56pm

New discussion group in Kirkland takes on Great Ideas

While most coffee shops are alive in the mornings as workers rush to grab their caffeine fix, some may argue St. James Espresso in Kirkland is truly vibrant in the evening - at least once a month, that is.

  • Apr 9th, 2014 4:08pm

Potala Village developers to begin site cleanup in Kirkland

After several years of controversy, city-imposed moratoria and legal battles, the developers of the Potala Village project are making headway on their proposed 88 unit apartment complex on Lake Washington Boulevard.

  • Apr 8th, 2014 6:16pm

Man arrested for stealing alcohol, police find heroin | 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.

  • Apr 4th, 2014 7:55pm

Kirkland community comes together to help Oso mudslide victims

Touched by the devastation and travesty of the recent Oso mudslide, Kirkland residents and businesses are searching for ways they can help amidst the chaos.

  • Apr 3rd, 2014 4:15pm

Kirkland Summer Concert Series short $15,000, needs more sponsors

After nearly 40 years of providing the Kirkland community with free summer concerts, Kirkland Summer Concert Series organizers are $15,000 short in their fundraising goal for 2014.

  • Mar 31st, 2014 6:49pm

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.

  • Mar 31st, 2014 3:50pm

Kirkland woman charged with abusing then-2-year-old foster child

A Kirkland woman was recently charged with second-degree assault of a child after she was arrested for allegedly abusing a then-2-year-old foster boy in the spring and summer of 2013.

  • Mar 27th, 2014 8:58pm

Teen arrested for stabbing father in back | 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.

  • Mar 27th, 2014 4:33pm

Kirkland imposes new temporary marijuana zoning regulations

The Kirkland City Council unanimously passed an ordinance on Tuesday that replaces the marijuana interim zoning regulations that were originally passed in early February.

  • Mar 20th, 2014 12:06am

Homeless man arrested for trespassing Juanita Pub | 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.

  • Mar 24th, 2014 5:25pm

Local legislators help Kirkland catering business, gets bill passed to law in bipartisan effort

In the past, John Bagge, president of Twelve Baskets Catering in Kirkland, has lost a $40,000 catering event for a local software company because his business couldn’t serve alcohol.

  • Mar 19th, 2014 7:44pm

Kirkland caregiver charged in felony hit-and-run

A Lynnwood man and Kirkland area caregiver was recently charged in a hit-and-run that left one Kenmore woman dead on March 14.

  • Mar 19th, 2014 4:24pm