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LWSD earns place on advanced placement district honor roll

More students are taking and succeeding in AP courses.

  • Jan 21, 2019
Green Kirkland and University of Washington students supervise local volunteers and demonstrate how to properly and completely remove invasive plants. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

Green Kirkland, UW students supervise MLK Jr. Day of Service

Volunteers will remove invasive plant species from Kirkland parks, replacing them with natives.

Green Kirkland and University of Washington students supervise local volunteers and demonstrate how to properly and completely remove invasive plants. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

LWSD kindergarten registration begins Feb. 7

Parents can register their students at their neighborhood schools.

  • Jan 18, 2019

‘Alaska Suite’ performance set for Jan. 18

The show will be at Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church and feature live music, spoken word, images and poetry.

  • Jan 16, 2019

LWSD budget earns meritorious budget award for second year

Award reflects district’s strategic goal of being fiscally responsible.

  • Jan 16, 2019

Starting the new year with a plunge at Marina Park

Eastsiders plunge into Lake Washington for the 17th Annual Polar Plunge.

New Year resolution: Be more loving to yourself

Now is a good time to reflect back on accomplishments and goals achieved from the last year.

  • Jan 3, 2019

Kirkland resident earns Community Hero Award

Joshua Reiss, who helped save a fellow citizen’s life, encourages CPR training.

Attendees at a hand lettering class at The Heathman Hotel in Kirkland on Dec. 9, taught by Camille Robinson of Robinson Paperie, practice their newly acquired skills. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Holiday lettering at Kirkland’s Heathman Hotel

Camille Robinson teaches a hand lettering class to spruce up seasonal letters

Attendees at a hand lettering class at The Heathman Hotel in Kirkland on Dec. 9, taught by Camille Robinson of Robinson Paperie, practice their newly acquired skills. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

As 2018 real estate market wraps up, buyers and sellers prepare for the year ahead

To list or not to list during the holidays? That is the question.

  • Dec 11, 2018
Google hosted their fourth annual musical holiday lights show on the Cross Kirkland Corridor on Dec. 7. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Google lights up the night along Cross Kirkland Corridor

City of Kirkland and Google gather for holiday fun

Google hosted their fourth annual musical holiday lights show on the Cross Kirkland Corridor on Dec. 7. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Signups open for Kirkland Nourishing Network food boxes for winter break

The group’s goal is to collect and distribute more than 400 boxes of food to families.

  • Dec 10, 2018

LWSD honors community partners and celebrates student success during American Education Week

The week seeks to raise awareness of the importance of public education.

  • Dec 7, 2018
Carmelo Ramirez (left) and owner, Mike Wehrle receive customers in their Kirkland lot on 1006 Lake St. S . Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Kirkland’s MJW Services includes holiday cheer in its landscaping services

MJW has helped families find their perfect Christmas tree since 1994.

Carmelo Ramirez (left) and owner, Mike Wehrle receive customers in their Kirkland lot on 1006 Lake St. S . Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

What I eat in a day: Eating nutritiously on a busy schedule

Some tips on how to eat healthier on a daily basis.

  • Dec 4, 2018
Kirkland City Hall. Reporter file photo

ORCA and Transit for All at Kirkland City Hall set for Dec. 8

Reduced-fare ORCA cards for youth, seniors, and low-income individuals as well as individuals with disabilities will be available.

  • Dec 4, 2018
Kirkland City Hall. Reporter file photo

Kirkland lights holiday tree at Winterfest

The family-friendly event also featured photo opportunities with llamas and Santa.

EvergreenHealth celebrates DAISY award winners

Third-quarter recipients were nominated by patients’ family members.

  • Nov 28, 2018

Kirkland to hold Styrofest Styrofoam recycling event Dec. 1

Residents can recycle Styrofoam as well as get papers shredded.

  • Nov 27, 2018
Elina Dmitruk uses Garrett King’s photo, “Grand Tetons” as a reference for her landscape painting at Zoka Coffee. She’s been painting this piece for about a month now. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Local artist paints her way into the public eye

Elina Dmitruk paints, “Grand Tetons” at Zoka Coffee

Elina Dmitruk uses Garrett King’s photo, “Grand Tetons” as a reference for her landscape painting at Zoka Coffee. She’s been painting this piece for about a month now. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo