Business

AT&T unveils new store design in Totem Lake

The new 3,500-square-foot entertainment-focused retail store is the first of its kind in the Pacific Northwest.

  • Jan 8, 2018

Annual chamber gala set for March 24

This year’s theme is the “roaring 20s.”

  • Dec 29, 2017
Chelsea Merkel. Courtesy of Freiheit & Ho Architects

Freiheit & Ho hires new architects

Freiheit & Ho Architects, a Kirkland commercial architecture and interior design firm, hired Chelsea Merkel as Architectural Designer, Pam Kwan as Interior Designer, and Matt… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2017
Chelsea Merkel. Courtesy of Freiheit & Ho Architects

Cozy cafe for furry feline friends

Cats are at the heart of a newly opened cafe in Redmond where guests can come hang out with a host of furry feline friends.… Continue reading

Kristine Ott alongside her daughter, Kalie, boxes the final cake sold at the Bridle Trails Dairy Queen. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter

Locally owned Dairy Queen closed in wake of Bridle Trails Shopping Center purchase

The Bridle Trails Shopping Center lost a beloved high-school hangout last week when the Dairy Queen permanently closed, two months before the neighboring Red Apple… Continue reading

Kristine Ott alongside her daughter, Kalie, boxes the final cake sold at the Bridle Trails Dairy Queen. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter
Sajeenaa Jebanathan (Middle) from Lake Washington High School receives the Lee Johnson Student Community Service Award. Katie Searle (Right) a Lake Washington School District CTE Specialist, and Tod Johnson (Left) of the Johnson family presented the award. <em>Kristina Bowman, Lake Washington School District</em>

Kirkland Chamber of Commerce honors community at annual awards luncheon

The chamber recognizes individuals who’ve been impactful on Kirkland’s business community.

Sajeenaa Jebanathan (Middle) from Lake Washington High School receives the Lee Johnson Student Community Service Award. Katie Searle (Right) a Lake Washington School District CTE Specialist, and Tod Johnson (Left) of the Johnson family presented the award. <em>Kristina Bowman, Lake Washington School District</em>

The Heathman Hotel completes multimillion-dollar renovation

The property remodeled its 91 guestrooms and suites with modern amenities and design concepts that celebrate its Northwest roots

  • Dec 15, 2017

Chamber names James as new president

James’ is to bring arts to the community and develop strong community relationships.

  • Dec 14, 2017

EvergreenHealth welcomes Zhou to heart and vascular team

Zhou brings an array of clinical experience to her new position.

  • Dec 14, 2017
The exterior of the new Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa. The location is still under renovations at the former Massage Envy location in Juanita Village. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter

Long-time locals join the Kirkland small business market

Three long-time locals are replacing a closed massage and skincare business in Juanita Village with their own massage and facial spa to provide more health… Continue reading

The exterior of the new Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa. The location is still under renovations at the former Massage Envy location in Juanita Village. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter
Stacy Edwards, owner of the Eastside GYMGUYZ franchise, opens his van to show the various equipment his trainers use with their clients. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter

Local gym takes equipment on the road

Local gym owner Stacy Edwards opens his doors at 5 a.m. every weekday, when his earliest clients start their training sessions, and closes them at… Continue reading

Stacy Edwards, owner of the Eastside GYMGUYZ franchise, opens his van to show the various equipment his trainers use with their clients. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter

Small Business Saturday and Winterfest set for Nov. 25

Winterfest and Small Business Saturday is a day for supporting local businesses and holiday festivities downtown.

  • Nov 22, 2017

Higher Leaf partners with Attain Housing for household goods drive

Higher Leaf is holding a donation drive through the end of the month.

  • Nov 16, 2017

Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce announces nominations for new board members

The Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce 2018 Board Nominations are underway. Any member in good standing can be nominated to serve on the Board. On… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

Woodmark Hotel & Still Spa welcomes new Chef de Cuisine, Richard Aguero

The Woodmark Hotel & Still Spa, announced the addition of Chef Richard Aguero. Aguero joins the Woodmark Hotel as the Chef De Cuisine, and will… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

Chamber of commerce, performance center hold Investor Sharks event

A panel of venture capitalists and angel investors listen to a pitch from a local startup business at thefirst-ever Kirkland Investor Sharks event on Saturday.… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

Juanita Bay Veterinary welcomes Johnson as full-time veterinarian

Kari Johnson recently joined the staff at Juanita Bay Veterinary, 11416 98th Ave. N.E. in Kirkland, as a full-time veterinarian. Johnson grew up in central… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Kirkland Investor Sharks set for Nov. 4

The Kirkland Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Kirkland Performance Center, will hold its first-ever Kirkland Investor Sharks event on Nov. 4. Built on the… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Bridle Trails Red Apple to close in February

After 20 years in operation, the Bridle Trails Red Apple in Kirkland will close its doors in February 2018. And the community is sad to… Continue reading

Higher Leaf adds voice to support for city council

Higher Leaf Marijuana Kirkland and Bellevue recently expressed their appreciation for the Kirkland City Council’s resolution to support for H.R. 3534, the State Marijuana and… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2017