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Reporter File Photo. John William Howard/Kirkland Reporter

EvergreenHealth receives “A” grade for patient safety

It is one of only 11 hospitals in Washington to achieve an A rating this spring.

  • Apr 25, 2018
Reporter File Photo. John William Howard/Kirkland Reporter
Screenshot of the Kanopy website.

King County brings the silver screen to local libraries

County library members will now have free access to an expansive film streaming service.

  • Apr 25, 2018
Screenshot of the Kanopy website.
Poster courtesy of the Sammamish Valley Alliance

Sammamish Valley Spring Celebration

The celebration and its numerous events will take place from May 4 to 6.

  • Apr 24, 2018
Poster courtesy of the Sammamish Valley Alliance

EvergreenHealth celebrates ‘Health Heroes’

EvergreenHealth recognized 17 healthcare professionals with the Health Hero award.

  • Apr 23, 2018

Five LWSD students receive sponsored scholarships

The students are among 1,000 distinguished students recognized nationwide.

  • Apr 20, 2018
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Becker’s Hospital Review recognizes EvergreenHealth

Becker’s Hospital Review names EvergreenHealth on List of “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare”.

  • Apr 18, 2018
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Reporter file photo. Courtesy of Kevin Mills

Rose Hill Safeway thanks local customers

The Safeway store in Rose Hill will host a grand re-opening after renovations.

  • Apr 17, 2018
Reporter file photo. Courtesy of Kevin Mills
Photo courtesy of the city of Kirkland

City provides plants in time for Mother’s Day

The annual spring plant sale will be hosted at the Lake Washington Institute of Technology.

  • Apr 16, 2018
Photo courtesy of the city of Kirkland
Promotional image courtesy of the Kirkland Parks Foundation and Google

STEM Challenge allows LWSD students to compete for school funding

Google has partnered with the Kirkland Parks Foundation to fund the KITE STEM Challenge.

Promotional image courtesy of the Kirkland Parks Foundation and Google
Photo courtesy of Mick Thompson

Shorebird identification class offered by Eastside Audubon

The class will benefit the entire Eastside with events on April 10, 11 and 14.

  • Apr 6, 2018
Photo courtesy of Mick Thompson

Studio East continues sensory friendly shows with ‘Rapunzel’

The show aims to provide a safe place for children with special needs to enjoy theatre.

  • Apr 3, 2018

Funding for self-watering flower pots in downtown Kirkland gets green light

Council approves $13,100 to purchase 40 pots for Kirkland Downtown Association program.

Photo courtesy of AAUW

AAUW honors LWSD STEM scholars

Eleven female high school students from Kirkland were honored.

  • Mar 27, 2018
Photo courtesy of AAUW
Keynote speaker and author Cheryl Strayed spoke of her own struggles and how she got through them at the Youth Eastside Services’ 50th anniversary Invest In Youth breakfast. Photo courtesy of Phillip Johnson

‘Wild’ author Cheryl Strayed shares story of abuse, addiction and heartbreak at Youth Eastside Services breakfast

The nonprofit hopes to raise $790,000 as they celebrate 50 years in 2018.

Keynote speaker and author Cheryl Strayed spoke of her own struggles and how she got through them at the Youth Eastside Services’ 50th anniversary Invest In Youth breakfast. Photo courtesy of Phillip Johnson

Author Cheryl Strayed answers questions on PCT ‘bro’ culture, ‘Gilmore Girls’ and more

The Oprah’s Book Club author is best known for her memoir “Wild.”

Photos courtesy of the Iranian Society of Washington State.

Locals celebrate Iranian heritage

The Iranian Society of Washington State celebrated its third annual Nowruz festival.

  • Mar 26, 2018
Photos courtesy of the Iranian Society of Washington State.

‘Living with Others in a World of Diverse Beliefs’

Fostering Interfaith Relationships on the Eastside offers an Interfaith Dinner Dialogue on April 22.

  • Mar 26, 2018

Waste Management drivers visit with Kirkland boy battling cancer

Jessica Muller said her son loves garbage trucks and watches videos in bed while undergoing chemotherapy.

(Left to right) Jérôme Vasseur, Katya Samoylenko, Julien Bouetard, Clarisse Podalin, Cédric Barnet will all star in the Les Seagulls production, “Le Prénome.”Photo courtesy of Sébastien Plisson

French Language theater production opens in Kirkland

The play, “Le Prénom,” will be entirely in French with three showings on March 23, May 4 and 11.

(Left to right) Jérôme Vasseur, Katya Samoylenko, Julien Bouetard, Clarisse Podalin, Cédric Barnet will all star in the Les Seagulls production, “Le Prénome.”Photo courtesy of Sébastien Plisson

Kirkland author releases illustrated book

In My Father’s Garden is a collaborative effort between a Kirkland author and a Seattle artist.

  • Mar 11, 2018