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  • Jun 6, 2019

Juanita students awarded Mash/Eggers scholarships

They will receive $2,200 each.

  • Jun 5, 2019

Juanita Friday Market opens June 7

The market runs every Friday through Sept. 27.

Kirkland Girl Scout troop raises funds to travel to Europe

The scouts will travel to Europe from June 25 - July 9.

Kirkland volunteers honor local fallen veterans at their graves in the Kirkland Cemetery. White crosses mark each veteran and a U.S. flag commemorates their service. Kailan Manandic / staff photo

Locals honor fallen heroes at Kirkland Cemetery

Numerous Kirkland volunteers honored local veterans in recognition of Memorial Day.

Kirkland volunteers honor local fallen veterans at their graves in the Kirkland Cemetery. White crosses mark each veteran and a U.S. flag commemorates their service. Kailan Manandic / staff photo

Six LWSD students receive National Merit scholarships

The students are six of 2,500 high school seniors nationwide to win this scholarship.

  • May 22, 2019

Kirkland Fire Department providing free AEDs through grant program

Businesses and nonprofits in Kirkland can apply for a grant.

  • May 22, 2019

Comcast Cares Day comes to Friends of Youth in Kirkland

Employees from the company’s Redmond office volunteered their time at the Eastside nonprofit.

  • May 20, 2019

Alaska Suite set for Friday at Stage7Pianos in Kirkland

The performance will include live music, spoken word, images and poetry to connect audiences to the scientific realities of climate change.

  • May 10, 2019

149 volunteers participate in Edith Moulton Park Earth Day celebration

The team removed ivy and blackberry brambles, spread mulch and hauled debris, contributing a total of 604 volunteer hours.

  • May 7, 2019

Kiwanis Club of Kirkland’s annual pancake breakfast set for May 18

The event will feature performances by local youth musicians.

  • May 3, 2019
Ramit Malhotra and Tanvee Kale star in “Devi” at Allen Theatre at ACT. Photo courtesy of Siddhartha Saha Photography

Pratidhwani produces ‘Devi’ with Eastside actors

The show will feature actors from Bellevue, Redmond and Kirkland.

Ramit Malhotra and Tanvee Kale star in “Devi” at Allen Theatre at ACT. Photo courtesy of Siddhartha Saha Photography

Regional anesthesia improves outcomes for total knee replacement

The technique not only reduces pain, but allows patients to maintain muscle strength in the leg.

  • May 2, 2019
LWTech students McKenzie Gross (left) of Granite Falls and Christian Hogue of Lynnwood (right) each received scholarships from Leading2Lean. Courtesy photo

LWTech’s Gross and Hogue receive Leading2Lean scholarships

They were each awarded $1,250 to put toward the cost of their education.

  • Apr 30, 2019
LWTech students McKenzie Gross (left) of Granite Falls and Christian Hogue of Lynnwood (right) each received scholarships from Leading2Lean. Courtesy photo
Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
                                Annie Crawley visited Mark Twain Elementary and encouraged students to be a voice. Her presentation, “Our Ocean and You” inspires students to protect the world and save the ocean.

‘Ocean Annie’ Crawley speaks at Kirkland’s Twain elementary on Earth Day

Annie Crawley encourages students to be the change in the world.

Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
                                Annie Crawley visited Mark Twain Elementary and encouraged students to be a voice. Her presentation, “Our Ocean and You” inspires students to protect the world and save the ocean.

LWSD students receive National Merit corporate scholarships

Two students are from Tesla STEM and one is from Juanita.

  • Apr 25, 2019
From left: Philip, Mary Madaline, Dee, Tom and Thomas Roe pose together at the award ceremony. Photo courtesy of St. Vincent de Paul

Kirkland’s Roe receives second honor for volunteer work

Dee Roe received her second St. Vincent de Paul Least of My Brethren Award.

From left: Philip, Mary Madaline, Dee, Tom and Thomas Roe pose together at the award ceremony. Photo courtesy of St. Vincent de Paul

Public invited to comment on Kirkland Shoreline Master Program update

Comments will be accepted via email May 8 and at a public hearing on April 25.

  • Apr 24, 2019
From left: Flower Pot program chair Anne Hess, KDA executive director Michael Friedline, and Flower Pot program chair Kathy Feek pose near flower pots in downtown Kirkland with a sample of the new plaques. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Looking to adopt a flower pot?

Kirkland Downtown Association continues to keep downtown beautiful and vibrant.

From left: Flower Pot program chair Anne Hess, KDA executive director Michael Friedline, and Flower Pot program chair Kathy Feek pose near flower pots in downtown Kirkland with a sample of the new plaques. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Kirkland’s Vortex Music Movies celebrates Record Store Day with local artists

Smuggling Croissants, Mister Blank, Ouija Boob, Floral Tattoo and other local artists performed at at the shop.