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LWTech joins forces with Pacific Northwest institutes of technology to provide industry aligned talent for the Cascadia Corridor

Lake Washington Institute of Technology joined forces with two other institutes of technology this month to collaborate in four key areas to bring industry-aligned talent… Continue reading

Kirkland’s Hostetter recognized as top volunteer by ACS CAN

Eunice Hostetter was diagnosed with stage-two breast cancer in 2003 and in the almost decade and a half since then, there have been a number… Continue reading

City inducts competitive swimming champion to Plaza of Champions

Kirkland’s Plaza of Champions is about to gain an additional honoree. Kathy Smith Connor will be inducted into Kirkland’s Plaza of Champions at an induction… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017

Carillon Chamber Choir welcomes young singers

As young people trickle into practice for the Carillon Chamber Choir, director Jim Peterson hands out music for the 2017 summer session: Nine pieces in… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2017

Northwest Watercolor Society offers workshop with award-winning watercolor artist, AWS, NWS

The Northwest Watercolor Society will host award-winning watercolor artist and architectural illustrator Iain Stewart for a five-day workshop to be held at the Northlake Unitarian… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2017

Viva Volunteers! Fair set for Oct. 14

The 5th annual “Viva Volunteers! Fair” will connect people interested in volunteering with representatives of organizations seeking volunteers. The fair will take place on Oct.… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2017

Kirkland Park Board seeks applicants

The City of Kirkland Park Board has one adult vacancy for an unexpired term, ending March 31, 2021. Eligibility requirements for the position are available… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2017

New storybook musical and play hit the stage this fall at Studio East and Storybook Theater

Studio East and StoryBook Theater are celebrating their 25th and 20th seasons, beginning with two fall shows sure to delight a variety of theater goers.… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2017

LWSD students shine on Smarter Balanced Assessments

Lake Washington School District students continue to score above the state average in all areas tested by the Smarter Balanced Assessments. “Student performance on state… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2017

ICS holds summit to teach to the ‘whole person’

The motto for International Community School in Kirkland is, “Forever we rise.” However, these are not only the words all over the school’s website and… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2017

Juanita Neighborhood Association welcomes people to Kirkland

Many people attended the “Welcome to Kirkland” event hosted by the Juanita Neighborhood Association on Saturday. The event, which took place at Heritage Hall in… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2017

Kirkland students named semifinalists for National Merit scholarship program

Nine Kirkland-area high school seniors in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) have been named semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit scholarship program. The… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2017

Electronics recycling event set for Sept. 30 at Juanita

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 30, the parking lot at Juanita High School will play host to a free electronics recycling event.… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2017

Local choristers offer free vocal workshops

Pacific Sound Chorus is holding an open house for women of all ages who like to sing on Oct. 24 from 6:45 - 9:30 p.m.… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2017

Greater Kirkland Citizen Corps Council seeks applicants for Brugman Grant

The Greater Kirkland Citizen Corps Council is seeking applicants for the second round of Christina E. Brugman grants. The deadline to submit applications is Oct.… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2017

City of Kirkland to host Halloween Costume Swap

The City of Kirkland is offering a Halloween Costume Swap where residents can trade in their old costumes for another. The city is collecting gently-used… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2017

EvergreenHealth to host youth mental health first aid training

EvergreenHealth and Mental Health First Aid are hosting a training workshop that will teach participants how to identify and help young people in crisis from… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2017

Kids swim, bike, run in Saturday triathlon

More than 120 children, ages 3-12, participated in the Kirkland Kids Triathlon at Juanita Beach Park Saturday. The triathlon included a 50-yard swim/splash, a half-mile… Continue reading

Lady Washington, Hawaiian Chieftain come to port in Kirkland

A tall ship right out of the Pirates of the Carabean, came to port last week in Kirkland. Lady Washington, the official tall ship of… Continue reading

Bastyr University hosts free reflexology sessions

Reflexology is both an art and a science based on the principle that your feet, hands and ears are mini-maps of your entire body. Applying… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2017