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King County Metro implements a new $2.75 fare on July 1

Riders will no longer pay additional surcharges for zones or travel during peak commute hours.

  • Jun 29, 2018

Opioid prevention campaign kicks off in Washington

Initiative shines light on the risks of prescription opioid addiction and overdose.

  • Jun 28, 2018

Kirkland’s Cultural Arts Commission calls for artists

The commission is seeking artists to help with the 2018 Crossing Kirkland Community Mural.

  • Jun 28, 2018

Edith Moulton Park grand opening set for July 21

The grand opening will be held from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the park south of Helen Keller Elementary.

  • Jun 27, 2018

I-405/SR 167 corridor leaders meet to discuss next steps

The June 25 Kirkland meeting will include updates on planned improvements.

  • Jun 25, 2018
The Beat the Heat Fashion Show poster. Courtesy of the Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce

Kirkland chamber hosts second Beat the Heat Fashion Show

The Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce set the fashion show for July 12 at the Woodmark Hotel.

  • Jun 22, 2018
The Beat the Heat Fashion Show poster. Courtesy of the Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce

LWSD selects first-round of superintendent candidates

Fifty-eight candidates completed application process with Ray and Associates, Inc.

  • Jun 22, 2018

Bob Ferguson launches website for human trafficking victims

The website will provide a hub for services and resources for labor and sex trafficking victims.

  • Jun 21, 2018

Eastside students graduate from Providence Classical Christian School

Two Kirkland students graduated from the school and will go on to study at universities.

  • Jun 21, 2018

Foundation invests more than $350,000 in schools

Lake Washington Schools Foundation support ranges from classroom grants to district-wide programs.

  • Jun 21, 2018

EvergreenHealth adds new features to online patient portal

The new feature, “My Navigator”, will make signing up easier and enhance the user experience.

  • Jun 20, 2018
Juanita High School. Photo courtesy of Lake Washington School District

Juanita students receive the Mash/Eggers scholarship

Jeff Mash and Kathleen Eggers of Morgan Stanley in Bellevue awarded four local students.

  • Jun 20, 2018
Juanita High School. Photo courtesy of Lake Washington School District

Finn Hill Neighborhood Association to host party in park

Recent acquisitions expanded Juanita Heights Park in Kirkland.

The King County Library System invites locals to cool down

King County Libraries are air conditioned and an option for locals to stay cool during summer heat.

  • Jun 19, 2018

EvergreenHealth earns Excellence in Stroke Care

The American Stroke Association awarded EvergreenHealth for Excellence in Stroke Care.

  • Jun 19, 2018
Photo courtesy of Ryan Douthit, MediaSpigot LLC

Lakeview elementary hosts its annual egg drop

Local students attempt to protect an egg from a 60-foot drop on June 5.

  • Jun 18, 2018
Photo courtesy of Ryan Douthit, MediaSpigot LLC
Reporter file photo

Kirkland’s 4th of July celebration needs local help

The celebration is seeking volunteers to help with the parades and fireworks show.

  • Jun 18, 2018
Reporter file photo
From left to right, back row: Nicolas Woolwine, Isaac John Perrin, Lucas Wall, Bradley Ross Cagle, Daniel Liu, Tyler Paul Zangaglia; front row: Scott Cavanagh, Michelle Um, Divya Parimi, Anna Wang, Jessica Wells, Jamie Ellen Hudson, Khushi Manish Chaudhari, Shawdi Mehrvarzan. Photo by Brandi Comstock. Photo courtesy of the Lake Washington Schools Foundation

$37,500 in scholarships awarded to local students

Outstanding character and achievement earn post-secondary funding for local students.

  • Jun 15, 2018
From left to right, back row: Nicolas Woolwine, Isaac John Perrin, Lucas Wall, Bradley Ross Cagle, Daniel Liu, Tyler Paul Zangaglia; front row: Scott Cavanagh, Michelle Um, Divya Parimi, Anna Wang, Jessica Wells, Jamie Ellen Hudson, Khushi Manish Chaudhari, Shawdi Mehrvarzan. Photo by Brandi Comstock. Photo courtesy of the Lake Washington Schools Foundation

Innovation Triangle represents region at investment summit

Innovation Triangle works to create business opportunities in Bellevue, Kirkland and Redmond.

  • Jun 14, 2018
Photos courtesy of the Kiwanis Club of Kirkland

Kiwanis thanks community for support after pancake breakfast

The Kiwanis Club of Kirkland held their annual pancake breakfast last month.

  • Jun 13, 2018
Photos courtesy of the Kiwanis Club of Kirkland