Raechel Dawson

Unlicensed pets can cost owners big money

Cat and dog owners might want to consider checking up on the status of their pet license. Late fees apply after the annual duration of a pet license. With summer being a popular time for pet adoption, many Kirkland pet owners may find themselves looking at a bill, which could range $15 to $30 or more.

Redmond man sentenced to 20 months in prison for killing Kirkland bicyclist

A Redmond man was sentenced on Sept. 9 to 20 months of jail time after he pleaded guilty to killing a Kirkland bicyclist in 2011.

Mercer Island man charged with rape, sexual exploitation of teenage girl in Kirkland

A 49-year-old Mercer Island man was charged with rape and sexual exploitation of a child in mid-March after allegedly paying a 15-year-old girl to have sex with him at a Kirkland condo.

Kirkland woman accused of illegally moving child to Japan; charged with felony | Update

A Kirkland mom was charged in King County Superior Court last week for first-degree custodial interference, a felony, after she illegally moved her 5-year-old son to Japan.

Alleged prostitute banned from Kirkland hotel | 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.

Alleged kidnapping victim escapes at Kirkland Safeway; police seek suspect | Update

Kirkland police surrounded the Evergreen Hill Safeway after hearing reports that a potentially armed man had assaulted a woman and was holding her against her will at the grocery store.

Senators Cantwell, Murray and other candidates rally in Kirkland | Slideshow

Sen. Maria Cantwell, Sen. Patty Murray, Democratic candidate for governor U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee, and 1st Congressional District candidate Suzan DelBene held a rally on issues important to working women in Kirkland on Friday.

Go Daddy to expand in Kirkland or Bellevue, still negotiating

The world’s largest provider of web hosting and domain names, Go Daddy, has hopes of expanding their company to the Northwest. But first executives need to pick a central location: Kirkland or Bellevue.

Deceased man found at Juanita Bay Park Wednesday morning

The body of a man in his late 40s was found on the boardwalk of Juanita Bay Park and Juanita Beach Park 6 a.m. Wednesday, Kirkland Police said the apparent cause of death was a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Kirkland community builds hope for Sandy Hook, brick by brick | Update

When Kirkland resident Joene LaBou heard the news of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shootings her heart broke just as many Americans’ hearts did.

Kirkland to partner with LWSD to explore options to replace Juanita High School pool

The Kirkland City Council unanimously voted on Tuesday to partner with the Lake Washington School District to explore options for replacing the Juanita Aquatic Center at Juanita High School by 2017.

Second Kirkland home-invasion robbery in three days leaves man in hospital | Update

A 26-year-old Kirkland man was transported to Harborview Medical Center last night after he was shot at his home around 10 p.m. in an apparent home-invasion robbery in the Juanita neighborhood.

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.

Children’s therapy practice comes to Kirkland

Carillon Point’s Starbucks, boutiques and lakeside cafes will welcome a children’s mental health facility to the mix on Sept. 10. Co-founder Kjell Oswald said Kirkland’s high population of adolescents and its location east of Seattle makes it a great place for the first Cadence Family Therapy to reside.

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.

Man arrested for masturbating near children at Juanita Beach Park | 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.

Judge rules in favor of Potala Village developer in controversial lawsuit against Kirkland | Update

King County Superior Court judge Monica Benton ruled on May 9 that the city of Kirkland must process the Potala Village developer’s building permit application per February 2011 zoning laws, when the Shoreline Substantial Development application was originally filed.

Woman arrested after pulling gun on husband who asked for a divorce | 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.

Man caught stealing $400 of liquor | 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.

Man arrested after he reports to police that he assaulted his sister | Kirkland Police Blotter

Between Dec. 21-27 the Kirkland Police Department reported 500 traffic violations (10 DUIs), 34 alarm calls, 14 noise complaints, 17 calls of disturbance,