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During a stroke, time is of the essence

How to spot the signs and symptoms of a possible stroke, and what to do when every second counts.

  • Apr 2, 2019
KPC’s All Star House Band set to perform classic rock anthems at the third annual benefit concert. From left: Geoffrey Castle, Jakael Tristram, Chuck Dorsett and Byron Prather. Ronnie Yonker Photography.

Kirkland Performance Center set to rock audiences at annual benefit concert

KPC’s All Star House Band plays classic rock anthems at “We Will Rock You” benefit concert on April 6.

KPC’s All Star House Band set to perform classic rock anthems at the third annual benefit concert. From left: Geoffrey Castle, Jakael Tristram, Chuck Dorsett and Byron Prather. Ronnie Yonker Photography.

Premera awards grant to Friends of Youth in Kirkland

The grant is part of $595,000 in grants to six nonprofit organizations across Washington to support behavioral health solutions.

  • Mar 27, 2019

Financial Peace University to be offered at Kirkland church

Courses will include lessons on budgeting, relationships and money, getting out of debt and more.

  • Mar 26, 2019

Ryug Frostinson’s home for fairies, elves and gnomes open at Kirkland’s Juanita Park

The tree’s potential as hobbit housing was revealed during a routine tree assessment to ensure the safety of parks users.

  • Mar 25, 2019

New design for Juanita Beach Park to create accessible playground

The project also establishes two new picnic pavilions and a new bathhouse.

  • Mar 22, 2019
Rose Hill Middle School will present “Mulan Jr.” on March 22 and 23. Front row from left: Annika Shinoda, Audrey Yu, Vada Chambers, Grace Gentile, Brooke Barr, Jasmine Alsorour, Noella Johnson, Ariane Pereira, Simran Brar, Sadie Klinkenberg, Katie Davis. Middle row from left: Robert Schrimsher, Lena Mancano, Erisa Baba, Izzy Nelson, Kennedy Tuson, Ashley Locke, Ash Hodgson, Kayomi Prieto, Ananya Unnikrishnan, Michelle Lee. Back row from left: Lili Ponder, Danielle Burchard, Quinn Malick, Parker Mathews, Max Fanning, Kylan Guest, Cade D’Agostino, Elissa Ondrusek Sophia Mattie, Camryn Martin, Levi Cheung, Alena Speirs, Madeleine King, Kinley Moss, Lauren Jernigan, Abby Hebert. Photo courtesy of Shanna Barr.

Rose Hill Middle School to present Disney’s ‘Mulan Jr.’

It will be performed at the Lake Washington High School theater March 22 and 23.

Rose Hill Middle School will present “Mulan Jr.” on March 22 and 23. Front row from left: Annika Shinoda, Audrey Yu, Vada Chambers, Grace Gentile, Brooke Barr, Jasmine Alsorour, Noella Johnson, Ariane Pereira, Simran Brar, Sadie Klinkenberg, Katie Davis. Middle row from left: Robert Schrimsher, Lena Mancano, Erisa Baba, Izzy Nelson, Kennedy Tuson, Ashley Locke, Ash Hodgson, Kayomi Prieto, Ananya Unnikrishnan, Michelle Lee. Back row from left: Lili Ponder, Danielle Burchard, Quinn Malick, Parker Mathews, Max Fanning, Kylan Guest, Cade D’Agostino, Elissa Ondrusek Sophia Mattie, Camryn Martin, Levi Cheung, Alena Speirs, Madeleine King, Kinley Moss, Lauren Jernigan, Abby Hebert. Photo courtesy of Shanna Barr.
Derek Bermel, Seattle Symphony composer in residence, visited Thoreau Elementary after their composition was selected to be performed at Benaroya Hall. Photo courtesy of Seattle Symphony

Fifth grade students become musical composers

Thoreau Elementary was selected to have their composition played by the Seattle Symphony.

Derek Bermel, Seattle Symphony composer in residence, visited Thoreau Elementary after their composition was selected to be performed at Benaroya Hall. Photo courtesy of Seattle Symphony

Community invited to comment on Kirkland’s stormwater management program plan

Draft plan outlines city’s actions to comply with state permit.

  • Mar 12, 2019

Help with heating bills available through Hopelink

The organization’s energy assistance program is fully funded in 2019.

  • Mar 9, 2019
Kirkland Community Musical, “The Music Man,” will be debuting at KPC March 9. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Community theater returns to Kirkland

The community production of ‘The Music Man’ will run March 9-16 at KPC.

Kirkland Community Musical, “The Music Man,” will be debuting at KPC March 9. Madison Miller/staff photo.

EvergreenHealth named one of America’s 100 best hospitals

This is the third year EvergreenHealth has received this award.

  • Feb 28, 2019

Everyday habits for a healthy heart

Heart Health Month may be done, but here are some tips that can help all year-round.

  • Feb 27, 2019

Finn Hill musicians perform at Junior All-State Concert

The students performed at the Washington Music Educators Association convention at Clark College in Vancouver.

  • Feb 25, 2019

Kirkland Arts Center looks to the future

KAC recently completed a strategic planning process for 2019-2023.

Despite ‘wait-and-see’ approach from Feds on interest rates, real estate ticking onward

Though the feds are in a wait-and-see mood there are benefits to buying and/or selling now versus waiting.

  • Feb 7, 2019

Songwriter group to hold showcase to benefit incoming Kirkland shelter

The showcase will be from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Den Coffee Shop in Bothell.

Crème Tangerine celebrates Beatles’ White Album’s 50th anniversary at KPC. From left: Rick Jones, Daniel Grant, and Tim Mushen. Madison Miller/staff photo

Creme Tangerine plays Beatles’ White Album for 50th anniversary

The band played the entire White Album at the Kirkland Performance Center on Jan. 31.

  • Feb 6, 2019
Crème Tangerine celebrates Beatles’ White Album’s 50th anniversary at KPC. From left: Rick Jones, Daniel Grant, and Tim Mushen. Madison Miller/staff photo

Getting to know cops over coffee in Kirkland

Large crowd of varied law enforcement, patrons bond over java at Juanita Starbucks.

Lake Washington Institute of Technology - Reporter file photo

LWTech to hold community resource fair on Feb. 12

The event will bring resources together to support low-income, marginalized populations who face multiple barriers.

  • Feb 4, 2019
Lake Washington Institute of Technology - Reporter file photo