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Parkplace Books co-owner to open new bookstore

Mary Harris knew the closure of Parkplace Books last December wouldn’t be the end of her 40-year career in books. “It’s been my life,” she… Continue reading

Major asbestos violations result in $87,000 in fines for Kirkland employer

The Department of Labor & Industries cited American Disaster Services Inc. with eight violations.

  • Nov 2, 2016

Kirkland based Freiheit & Ho Architects announces four new hires

Freiheit & Ho Architects, based in Kirkland, has announced the hiring of Jannita Bolin, Dillon Gogarty, Cathleen Matuzak, and Darin Russell as Architectural Designers.

  • Oct 31, 2016

Unemployment rate in Washington drops again in September

Preliminary estimates from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell again to 5.6 percent in September with the state adding 20,000 jobs. Washington’s revised unemployment rate was 5.7 percent in August—after lingering for eight months at 5.8 percent.

  • Oct 31, 2016

Kirkland based Freiheit & Ho Architects announces four new hires

Freiheit & Ho Architects, based in Kirkland, has announced the hiring of Jannita Bolin, Dillon Gogarty, Cathleen Matuzak, and Darin Russell as Architectural Designers.

  • Oct 27, 2016

Kirkland salon hosts pumpkin carving contest

Bombaii Cutters is hosting its annual Pumpkin Carving Contest through noon Oct. 31.

  • Oct 25, 2016

Stryzewski named Advisor of the Year for the National Social Security Association

The following is a release from the National Social Security Advisors:

  • Oct 3, 2016

LizzyKate brings passion for tea to the Eastside

It would be difficult to find a couple more passionate about tea than Will and Amy Riffle.

EvergreenHealth in Kirkland appoints new chief financial officer

The following is a release from EvergreenHealth hospital in Kirkland:

  • Sep 2, 2016

Growing demand spells season of change for Flycaster Brewing

Jeremy Eubanks' decade of brewing has nearly reached a crossroads.

Freiheit & Ho Architects in Kirkland adds new employees

Freiheit & Ho Architects in Kirkland announced the hiring of five new employees. Mike Miranda, LEED AP BD+C was hired as a project manager, Rae Hauff, Joshua Thomas and Wilbur Holt are architectural designers, and Nellie Im is an interior designer.

  • Aug 27, 2016

Kirkland resident, two other founders announce retirement from The Partners Group

The following is from a release by The Partners Group:

  • Aug 12, 2016

Kirkland resident Nate Schoot promoted to director of business services with Altig

Kirkland resident Nate Schoot has been promoted to director of business services at Altig in Redmond.

  • Aug 4, 2016

Constume Frenzy opens in Kirkland

A new costume rental store, Costume Frenzy, opened July 15 in the Kirkland Music Academy.

  • Jul 20, 2016

Kirkland’s Astronics named one of the best companies to work for

The next time you fold up that tray table, strap yourself in and connect your phone to the charger in your seat, you may very well have a Kirklander to thank for the convenience.

Kids of all abilities welcome at Roo’s World of Discovery in Kirkland

The origins of Roo's World of Discovery, an indoor play area for kids in downtown Kirkland, are about as humble as they come.

‘Cooking school for kids’ opens in Kirkland

For kids with a sweet tooth, a savory tooth or even a fleeting interest in making their own food, there's a new option for scrumptious entertainment and learning this summer in Kirkland.

Kirkland Vision Center to celebrate grand reopening in Bridle Trails neighborhood

The Kirkland Vision Center will hold its grand reopening events from July 21-23.

  • Jun 20, 2016

Washington adds more jobs, labor market growth holds unemployment rate at 5.8 percent

The following is a release from the Washington State Employment Security Department:

  • Jun 17, 2016

Surgical Care Affiliates and Kirkland-based SwiftPath partner to provide outpatient support services

The following is a release from SwiftPath of Kirkland:

  • May 27, 2016