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Finn Hill musicians selected for All-State honor groups

The three students will represent Finn Hill in the Junior All-State Honor Concert on Feb. 17, 2018

  • Dec 6, 2017

Kirkland Nourishing Networks helps fill the hunger gap during long school breaks

The network of neighbors provide food boxes for local families in need.

Kirkland Holiday Art Market opens this week

Kirkland Arts Center will be hosting a Holiday Art Market featuring local artists and craftspeople, at their gallery, from Wednesday to Dec. 23. Visitors will… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2017

Castle’s Celtic Christmas Celebration performances set for Dec. 22-23

Geoffrey Castle will come perform on the Eastside.

  • Dec 1, 2017

Musical holiday lights event at Cross Kirkland Corridor set for Dec. 8

It will be an evening of caroling, hot cocoa, photo booths, Seattle Seahawks’ Blitz, a llama and musical holiday lights.

  • Nov 30, 2017

Kirklanders brave the cold and rain for Winterfest 2017

Despite poor weather, residents came out to ring in the holiday season.

  • Nov 30, 2017

A Keener’s Christmas: Local couple decorates home for a good cause

Jeff and Candice Keener are collecting financial donations for Strong Against Cancer and non-perishable food items for Hopelink.

The Season’s Best Performances, Plays, and Nutcrackers

Holiday stories from stages in Bellevue, Seattle, and throughout King County.

The Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition takes over downtown Seattle on Dec. 1.
The Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition takes over downtown Seattle on Dec. 1.
The third annual Historic Shell Holiday Shop opens on Nov. 24 at the Historic Shell Station in Issaquah. Courtesy photo

The Gas Station That Turned Into a Holiday Shopping Destination

A holiday pop-up shop filled with heart and handmade gifts.

The third annual Historic Shell Holiday Shop opens on Nov. 24 at the Historic Shell Station in Issaquah. Courtesy photo
Lvl Up Sprites replace pixels with beads. Courtesy of GeekCraft Expo

The Holiday Shopping Guide to Unique Gifts and Memorable Moments

Bazzars, pop-ups, and retail events from Seattle to Bellevue and beyond.

Lvl Up Sprites replace pixels with beads. Courtesy of GeekCraft Expo

The Most Merry Parades and Parties Around Puget Sound

Lights, boats, and Santas run amok!

At Bellevue Botanical Garden, a half-million lights delight

The well-lit habitat attracts all kinds of creatures.

KCLS honors friends of library and volunteers

The library system recognized 15 honorees at its annual celebration of volunteers, Friends’ Day

  • Nov 22, 2017

Hawk House Light Spectacular compromise reached

“Hawk House,” an expansive holiday decorations and light show erected by a Kirkland resident for several years, has been issued a permit from the City… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2017

Kirkland Choral Society performance set for Dec. 2-3

The performances will be at Bastyr Chapel in Kenmore.

  • Nov 21, 2017
About 865 people attended the luncheon, which raised $335,000. Nicole Jennings, Reporter Newspapers

Eastside Baby Corner luncheon raises more than $335,000 for ‘brighter futures’

Nonprofit provides clothing, diapers and more to children in four counties

About 865 people attended the luncheon, which raised $335,000. Nicole Jennings, Reporter Newspapers

Kiwanis Club sponsors annual drive for Eastside Baby Corner

The drop-off location will be Merrill Gardens of Kirkland and the drive will run through Dec. 12.

  • Nov 21, 2017
Margaret and John Bock. Courtesy photos

Cascadia College establishes Bock Center honoring Kirkland benefactors

The school recently received $570,000 from Margaret Bock

  • Nov 20, 2017
Margaret and John Bock. Courtesy photos

Kirkland’s Mussman receives top AARP service award

Art Mussman helped found the city’s senior council about 16-17 years ago.