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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

Eastside thrift shop donates $151K in 2018

Eastside Community Aid Thrift Shop provides grant funds to nonprofit organizations on the Eastside.

  • Jan 31, 2019

‘PopUp Storywalk’ blends books, nature in Kirkland

The program combines the joy of reading with the beauty of the great outdoors.

Motivation springs us to action

Progress doesn’t come overnight and maintaining health is almost always hard work.

  • Jan 30, 2019

Crème Tangerine performing Beatles’ hits at Kirkland Performance Center

Seattle-based band performs “The Beatles: The White Album at 50” in Kirkland and Seattle Jan. 31 and Feb. 1.

  • Jan 29, 2019
Barbie poses with a pet. Photo courtesy of Barbie Young

Barbie resigns from KDA, stays involved with the community

The outgoing executive director will continue to stay involved with the Kirkland Downtown Association.

Barbie poses with a pet. Photo courtesy of Barbie Young
Kirkland Arts Center announces Amanda Reeves as new development director. Courtesy photo.

Reeves named as development director for Kirkland Arts Center

Reeves first joined the arts center development team in 2017.

  • Jan 25, 2019
Kirkland Arts Center announces Amanda Reeves as new development director. Courtesy photo.

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