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StoryBook’s sensory-friendly shows offers new options for families

The two performances will be Jan. 27 in Renton and Feb. 4 in Kirkland.

 

Dr. Jennifer Lee joins EvergreenHealth Pain Care team

EvergreenHealth has added pain medicine physician Dr. Jennifer Lee to the EvergreenHealth Pain Care team. Lee is board-certified in both pain medicine and anesthesiology, and… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2018

 

Kirkland Art Center’s 2018 exhibition schedule released

The Kirkland Arts Center has released its 2018 exhibition schedule. The six major exhibitions include: “Re: Acclimating,” which will feature artwork from the Pacific Northwest;… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2018

 

King Conservation District to host streamside property management event

On Tuesday, Feb. 20, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Kirkland Library, the King Conservation District will be hosting a workshop regarding how to… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2018

Open enrollment for Lake Washington Schools goes from Feb. 1 to 28

Lake Washington School District holds an open enrollment period once each year for parents who want their children to attend a school other than their… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2018

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to deliver keynote address at King County Library System Foundation’s 2018 Literary Lions Gala

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will discuss basketball, libraries and books when he headlines the King County Library System Foundation’s 25th annual Literary Lions Gala fundraiser on March… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2018

Local students make honor roll at Oregon State

Names of students who have made the Scholastic Honor Roll Fall term have been announced by Oregon State University. A total of 1,427 students earned… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2018

Dr. Analisa Armstrong joins EvergreenHealth Surgical Care

EvergreenHealth has added a general surgeon and laparoscopic technique specialist, Dr. Analisa Armstrong, to the health system’s Surgical Care practice. Armstrong has extensive clinical training… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2018

Public invited to comment on King County’s 20-year garbage and recycling plan

From Jan. 8 to March 8, King County invites the public to comment on its draft Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan, which provides direction for… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2018

Ladies Musical Club to present nine free classical music concerts in February

Member musicians and guests will be presenting nine free classical music concerts in metro-Seattle and Eastside venues courtesy of the Ladies Musical Club of Seattle… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2018
The salvage that was taken from the historic passenger vessel Kalakala that were used in the art concepts. <em>Courtesy Photo</em>

Artists reveal art concepts from historical salvage.

The Kirkland Performance Center is hosting a preview for four art concepts that were developed using salvaged pieces of the Kalakala, a historic passenger vessel.… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2018
The salvage that was taken from the historic passenger vessel Kalakala that were used in the art concepts. <em>Courtesy Photo</em>

Studio East, StoryBook Theater to presents winter season lineup

The Little Mermaid on land, a Shakespeare comedy and everyone’s favorite puppet boy, coming to a stage near you.

  • Jan 11, 2018

Kirkland remains hot in the housing market

Experts agree that 2018 will be another hot year for the Puget Sound housing market and Kirkland is only getting hotter as demand increases while… Continue reading

December residential housing market update: Low inventory does not reduce demand

There was a 30 percent reduction in homes available for sale and 16.5 percent price jump from November to December 2017.

  • Jan 10, 2018

Green Kirkland hosts Rep. DelBene at MLK Day of Service

Three events still need volunteers.

  • Jan 10, 2018
Lindy Langum, the Summit Assistance Dog trainer, helps a senior from Aegis Living hold one of the puppies-in-training. Courtesy of Aegis Living.

Therapy pups learn from seniors

It was an afternoon of tail-wagging, puppy kisses and some serious doggy business. Five puppies-in-training from Summit Assistance Dogs bounced out of the van for… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2018
Lindy Langum, the Summit Assistance Dog trainer, helps a senior from Aegis Living hold one of the puppies-in-training. Courtesy of Aegis Living.

Upcoming town hall event will focus on mental health-related challenges youths face

A town hall event focusing on youth mental health will be held at the Kirkland Performance Center on Jan. 30 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2018

Pre-Valentine’s Day wine tasting event to benefit Eastside Audubon Society

Eastside Audubon will be hosting a pre-Valentine’s Day wine tasting event at Northwest Cellars on Feb. 3 from 1 to 5 p.m. Proceeds from ticket… Continue reading

  • Jan 9, 2018

King County seeking nominations for Earth Heroes at School awards program

The program allows the County to express gratitude for contributions environmental leaders in schools make toward a more sustainable future locally and beyond.

  • Jan 8, 2018
Eastside Birders participate in the 2017 Karismatic Kestrels Birdathon. Locals spotted and recorder 109 bird species throughout Eastern Washington during a single day in May. Mick Thompson, Eastside Audubon

Eastside Audubon provides an active community for birders

The organization will host itsnext Juanita Bay Park tour on Sunday.

Eastside Birders participate in the 2017 Karismatic Kestrels Birdathon. Locals spotted and recorder 109 bird species throughout Eastern Washington during a single day in May. Mick Thompson, Eastside Audubon