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Lake Washington School District kids show off culinary skills at cooking challenge

Rachel Ray watch out, here comes Rachel Raines.

Modest elementary class size increase coming to Lake Washington School District, but no layoffs amid state cuts

Lake Washington School District's 2011-12 proposed budget is taking shape amid recent state cuts, according to a presentation during the district's June 20 meeting.

Kirkland couple among 13 to become United States citizens

On Monday, 13 individuals earned the right to call themselves Americans during a naturalization ceremony at the Redmond Regional Library.

Kirkland-based Friends of Youth spotlights success story at annual luncheon

When Brandon Atkins first arrived in Seattle last summer, it was supposed to be for a vacation.

From education to traffic congestion, Valderrama is focused on giving citizens a voice | Vote 2016

Ramiro Valderrama first became involved in local civic issues when he and other Sammamish residents were concerned about some of the road construction happening in their city.

  • Jul 8, 2016

McBride focused on affordable housing, tolling rules and public records | Vote 2016

When Joan McBride (D-Kirkland) decided to run for a state legislator position two years ago, it was because she was concerned about what was happening at the state level.

  • Jun 30, 2016

Common Core evens playing field for LWSD

When a student moves from one school to another, one of the biggest adjustments he or she must make — aside from meeting and making new friends — is academically.