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Former Kirkland resident sentenced for embezzling from Ronald McDonald House charity

A former Kirkland resident was sentenced Monday in Seattleā€™s U.S. District Court for embezzling more than $112,00 from Kirkland-based charity Ronald McDonald Holiday Cruise (RMHHC).

Kirkland church hosts community workshop on race and racial justice

The Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church in Kirkland will host a community workshop on race and racial justice from 7-9 p.m. on Jan. 21.

Kirkland adult home owner sentenced to 1 year in elderly woman’s death

A Kirkland woman who formerly owned the Houghton Lakeview Adult Family Home was sentenced to a year in jail Friday for the preventable death of an elderly woman.

Sales-tax hike on ballot means millions for Kirkland

The City of Kirkland could receive about $1.6 million in new revenue in 2012 if voters approve a countywide, sales-tax increase in November to pay for public-safety agencies.

Lake Washington collapses during fourth quarter against Islanders | Prep boys basketball

The Lake Washington High School boys basketball team collapsed Friday night during the final eight minutes of play against the Islanders, 51-40, on Mercer Island.

Fly fishing club celebrates 40th anniversary of breakthrough

Check out old photos of fly fishing and you'll see it: a couple of guys by the water casting their lines. After all, it was a man's sport. Forty years ago a group of people in Bellevue changed all that.

Juanita wins seesaw battle with Lake Washington | Prep girls basketball

The Juanita High School girls basketball team won a seesaw battle with Lake Washington Wednesday 56-46 at Juanita High School.

Six Kirkland residents named to the MSU Dean’s Honor Roll

Six Kirkland residents were named to the Montana State University Dean's Honor Roll for the 2013 fall semester.

Kangs fall to the Islanders despite Shepard’s 21 points | Prep girls basketball

The Lake Washington High School girls basketball team received 21 points from Sydney Shepard but it wasn't enough to knock off Mercer Island Friday, as the Islanders won 56-45.

Bayside Spa open house in Kirkland

The Bayside Spa will hold an open house from noon to 4 p.m. on Jan. 26.

Finn Hill Middle School musicians selected for 2014 Junior All-State performances

Finn Hill Middle School student musicians Samantha Ellis, Nathaniel Skiles and Raegan Samoluk were selected for the 2014 Junior All-State band and choir performances.

Emergency dispatcher talks 10-year-old girl through CPR to help save her father

Kirkland Fire Department crews found a 10-year-old girl performing CPR on her 40-year-old father via directions from a NORCOM regional emergency dispatcher.

Seahawks announce fan send-off information for Sunday

Seahawks fans are invited to line the 1.1 mile route on South 188th Street starting at 46th Avenue South towards 28th Avenue South in the city of SeaTac to show support for the team as they head off to New Jersey for Super Bowl XLVIII.

Rep. Reichert admitted to hospital in Washington D.C.

Congressman Dave Reichert was admitted to George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C., Wednesday after feeling ill, according to his congressional office.

GoDaddy opens new Kirkland office at Carillon Point, hiring more technologists | Slideshow

GoDaddy officially opened its new Kirkland office with a formal ribbon cutting ceremony this afternoon.

LWHS Loyalty Club raises 15,000 pounds of food for local food banks

Lake Washington High School's Loyalty Club has wrapped up its Holiday Baskets food drive event during December.

Reporter announces Best of Kirkland contest winners

Here are the results of the 3rd Annual Best of Kirkland contest!

Snow could fall in Kirkland late Thursday night, city prepares

Up to six inches of snow could hit the Kirkland area late tonight.

Rewind of ’09: From The Bachelor to annexation

News in 2009 was dominated by annexation, elections and budget defects. But many other issues made the news during the calendar year from a Kirkland… Continue reading

Kirkland home sales drop in November compared to 2012 but prices up

Homes sales in Kirkland were down 7.9 percent but prices were up 1.7 percent in November compared to the same month in 2012.