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Kirkland Police Department protects officers’ health with load bearing safety vests

  • Mar 5, 2015 at 4:00AM

Kirkland Police uniforms have taken on a new look. In response to growing medical concerns, the Department has begun issuing officers load bearing vests in an effort to help alleviate and prevent a nationwide leading cause of officer injury which is lower back injury. The vest provides relief and helps to mitigate long term injuries by redistributing as much as three-quarters of the weight away from their lower backs and hips.

 

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Meet the Boerboel

A Breed Recently Accepted into the American Kennel Club     The Boerboel, pronounced, Bore-bull had been entered in dogs shows in the Miscellaneous group. As of January 2015 the breed was accepted by the American Kennel Club and since acceptance competes in the Working group.  I am somewhat familiar with this breed as I have trained...

LWSD Long-Term Facilities Planning Task Force seeks input

  • Mar 5, 2015 at 8:00AM

Lake Washington School District’s Long-Term Facilities Planning Task Force seeks input on potential strategies and policies to address the district’s challenges of a classroom space shortfall and of aging facilities. This community input is being gathered in preparation for the task-force meeting on March 11.

Kirkland resident places sixth at Lego champs

  • Mar 5, 2015 at 4:00AM

Eastside Prep student Nika Samsavar’s FIRST LEGO League (FLL) team “Blue Angels” took sixth place at the Western Washington State Championship at the ShoWare Center in Kent in January.

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