Samantha Pak

Reporter welcomes Campbell into the fold | Editorial

Change. There are a few cliches I can say about it being the only constant in life, but I won’t. What I will say is,… Continue reading

18-year-old Kirkland man dies in collision on I-405

An 18-year-old man died in a crash on southbound Interstate 405 in Kirkland early Monday morning. The King County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the man… Continue reading

Heritage Park rally urges state lawmakers to pass budget

On a sunny summer day, it’s not unusual to find groups of people gathered at the park. And the afternoon of June 22 at Heritage… Continue reading

Investigators return to home along Kirkland-Kenmore border in search of missing mother of two

After receiving a new tip, investigators from the King County Sheriff’s Office returned Thursday morning to a property along the Kenmore-Kirkland boundary to search for… Continue reading

Telling our community’s story

My first inkling of wanting to become a journalist was in middle school. Students representing various extracurricular activities from the high school were visiting one… Continue reading

Emerald Heights partners with EvergreenHealth for health services

In an effort to take their services to the next level for their residents, the Emerald Heights retirement community in Redmond has partnered with Kirkland-based… Continue reading

Lake Washington Schools Foundation focuses on preparing students for the future

Investing in the future. That is part of the Lake Washington Schools Foundation’s (LWSF) tagline and it was one of the themes at its 12th… Continue reading

Former long time LWSD superintendent Dr. L.E. Scarr dies | Update

Former Lake Washington School District (LWSD) Superintendent Dr. L.E. “Bud” Scarr died on March 21. Scarr began his time at LWSD in July 1977 as… Continue reading

Speakers at Together Center fundraiser focus on the importance of multiple services for clients

At the Together Center in downtown Redmond, much of what the nonprofit organizations do is in the campus’s name. From housing services and affordable health… Continue reading

Redmond police chief, attorneys and LWSD superintendent discuss immigration at forum

Dealing with immigration can be confusing and complicated. To help people navigate the system, the City of Redmond partnered with the Eastside Legal Assistance Program… Continue reading

Students participate in Teen CEO competition

Entrepreneurial ambitions don’t necessarily wait for someone to become an adult or graduate from college. As a way to recognize this, the Lake Washington School… Continue reading

Speakers share success stories at Friends of Youth fundraiser

During the Celebration of Youth luncheon fundraiser for Kirkland-based Friends of Youth (FOY) on March 15, a common theme running through the various speeches was… Continue reading

The Landing offers overnight shelter for young adults in Redmond

Editor’s note: This is part two in a monthlong series on Eastside homelessness. Just as tackling homelessness means more than just giving people a place… Continue reading

EvergreenHealth’s Johnson receives Nurse of the Year award

Susan Johnson had known what she wanted to be when she grew up since she was 4 years old and would draw pictures of herself… Continue reading

Facing our fears: Time to come together to build each other up | Reporter’s Notebook

Well, the results are in and much to many people’s surprise, Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States. Reactions to the… Continue reading

Sabine gains boatload of knowledge as UW ocean intern

While Dylan Sabine may not know exactly what he would like to be when he grows up, he does know he would like to pursue a career in marine science.

LWSD now offering tuition-free full-day kindergarten

Beginning this upcoming school year, the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) will now be able to provide full-day kindergarten at no extra cost for families.

Otten has an eye for helping others during mission trips

It all started with a pinhole camera.

Lake Washington School District will soon offer sale of tax-exempt bonds

Local investors will soon have the opportunity to purchase tax-exempt bonds from the Lake Washington School District (LWSD).

Rose Hill Elementary, Studio East in Kirkland present ‘Peter Pan’

For its 12th annual stage production, Rose Hill Elementary School is taking the classic story about the boy who wouldn't grow up and giving it a comedic and musical twist.