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District reveals investigation into assault claims against former Juanita High School security guard

Lake Washington School District officials revealed more than 100 pages of documents this week from an internal investigation that resulted in the dismissal of a Juanita High School security guard.

Kirkland couple, former police officer sentenced for mortgage fraud scheme

A Kirkland couple and a former police officer from Florida were sentenced Oct. 26 for being involved in mortgage fraud scheme in Florida, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Kirkland resident, Juanita High grad remembered at Redmond VFW

For many, mid-August symbolizes hot weather, beaches and a lackadaisical life style. But for Kirkland resident, Linda Clanin-Swanberg, this time of the month reminds her of the last time she saw her son.

Car totaled in Kirkland garage fire

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

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.

LWSF 8th annual event brings in more than $216,000 in donations

State legislators, council members, educators and parents were among a record-number of 562 guests at the Lake Washington Schools Foundation’s eighth annual benefit luncheon on Wednesday.

Longtime Kirkland volunteer organizer passes baton

If Patty Tucker asked for a business card, it was likely because she was going to add you to her growing list of nearly 1,000 volunteers.

Kirkland Wednesday Market to return to Marina Park waterfront

After two years on Park Lane, the Kirkland Wednesday Market will return to Marina Park to serve its 2013 season.

Man caught stealing sex toys | 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.

Teen hit, injured by SUV in Kirkland crosswalk

A 17-year-old boy sustained minor injuries when a vehicle struck him in a crosswalk on Oct. 17.

Bartender brawls with customer over $1 credit card charge | 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 combat kitchen fire, no injuries

Kirkland firefighters responded to a kitchen fire in the Moss Bay neighborhood yesterday afternoon.

Kirkland mom creates ‘Candy Experiments’ to combat Halloween candy overload

Six years ago, just after Halloween, a 4-year-old girl asked her mother what would happen if she put her Nerds candy in water.

Kirkland courtesy clerk to compete for best bagger title

Kirkland resident Alex Lavinthal will compete in the “Best Bagger State Championship” next Thursday for a chance to battle at nationals in Las Vegas.

City officials take issue with businessman’s vision of tasting train through Kirkland

The City of Kirkland plans to move forward with the Cross Kirkland Corridor’s rail removal as early as April, but a Snohomish advocacy group and a Kirkland business owner want the city to put the brakes on the project.

Kirkland man creates new gathering place for community

Very rarely do people open a book, become inspired and put a plan into action, but this is exactly what one Kirkland man did after reading “The Abundant Community” by John McKnight and Peter Block.

Old railroad chugs forward as money shuffles

King County executive Dow Constantine proposed paying the Port of Seattle $15.8 million for nearly 20 miles of the Eastside Rail Corridor last week. If accepted, the disused railway that occupies the corridor would go to public ownership and connect the Eastside in a more ways than one.

Kirkland man pleads guilty to having sex with 15-year-old prostitute

A Kirkland man pleaded guilty on Aug. 5 to assault in the second degree after being arrested for having sex with a 15-year-old prostitute last winter at his Kirkland condo.

Kitchen fire at Kirkland home causes nearly $100,000 in damages | Update

Kirkland firefighters extinguished the flames of a kitchen fire at a house in the Finn Hill neighborhood Wednesday evening.

Man arrested for knocking bicyclist off bike with car door | Kirkland Police Blotter

Between Oct. 25-31, the Kirkland Police Department reported 379 traffic violations, seven DUIs, 14 school zone traffic violations, seven animal calls,