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The Locke family gathered to officially name the pavilion in honor of Kirkland’s first City Manager, Al Locke. Photo Courtesy of the City of Kirkland.

Marina Park Pavilion named after Kirkland’s first city manager

Community members attend ceremony in honor of former city manager, Al Locke, on Oct. 13.

The Locke family gathered to officially name the pavilion in honor of Kirkland’s first City Manager, Al Locke. Photo Courtesy of the City of Kirkland.

Kirkland schools particpate in national Walk to School Day

The national event was Oct. 10.

Viva Volunteers! Fair on tap Oct. 20

Attendees will learn about opportunities to make a difference in their community.

  • Oct 17, 2018

Fall housing market shifts, but still seller’s market

Real estate snapshot for Kirkland

  • Oct 12, 2018

Kirkland hosts second City Hall for All

The event focused on diversity, inclusion and city issues.

Cirque du Soleil dazzles audience with new ‘VOLTA’ show

‘VOLTA’ introduces electronic music and BMX biking to tell story with universal theme.

The panel included Dr. Joseph Castleberry, Megan Nakanishi, Brian Gawthrop, Marianna Beetham, Sally Otten and Walt Yeager. Photo courtesy of Kirkland Chamber of Commerce.

Town Hall hosts symposium to discuss Kirkland Now and Then

Kirkland Chamber hosts symposium on Sept. 25.

The panel included Dr. Joseph Castleberry, Megan Nakanishi, Brian Gawthrop, Marianna Beetham, Sally Otten and Walt Yeager. Photo courtesy of Kirkland Chamber of Commerce.
For a healthy dessert, try baked apples. Courtesy photo

Fall into wellness

Simple tips for staying healthy this season.

  • Oct 3, 2018
For a healthy dessert, try baked apples. Courtesy photo
A photo of Kirkland Police’s customer service desk that was used to initially promote the animal services program. Photo courtesy of the city of Kirkland

Kirkland Animal Services goes door-to-door for pet license renewals

Kirkland Animal Services took over city-wide licensing in January and is asking locals to renew.

A photo of Kirkland Police’s customer service desk that was used to initially promote the animal services program. Photo courtesy of the city of Kirkland
Organizers Debbie Lacy and Nura Adam give a brief speech about the purpose of Welcoming Week before the question and answer discussions begin. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Welcoming Week brings together community for education and conversation

Eastside cities are joining the regional Welcoming Week program to support their diverse communties.

Organizers Debbie Lacy and Nura Adam give a brief speech about the purpose of Welcoming Week before the question and answer discussions begin. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Residents invited to take care of city business at City Hall for All

City Hall will be open on Saturday Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Sep 25, 2018
The community had a great time at the Costume swap last October. Photo courtesy of the City of Kirkland.

Kirkland residents invited to participate in citywide costume swap

Reduce waste by reusing or repurposing Halloween costumes.

The community had a great time at the Costume swap last October. Photo courtesy of the City of Kirkland.

Kirkland’s Dawson searches for 39 different commute methods

A Kirkland man is challenging himself to commute using a different method for each day of the month.

Improving supply helps slow escalating home prices

A look at the regional real estate market.

  • Sep 13, 2018

One city, one story: Kirkland to launch city-wide reading program

The idea is for Kirklanders to read one book, and to have deep discussions about its themes.

Rep. Suzan DelBene talks with local parents about what they think of the Summer Meals program that aims to help hungry children. Kailan Manandic/staff Photo

Rep. Suzan DelBene helps feed Kingsgate kids

DelBene handed out free lunches at the Kingsgate Library Summer Meals program.

Rep. Suzan DelBene talks with local parents about what they think of the Summer Meals program that aims to help hungry children. Kailan Manandic/staff Photo
CERT members carry a survivor of a major earthquake to the medical area during a disaster drill in Kirkland City Hall Saturday. Megan Campbell/Kirkland Reporter

Kirkland opens registartion for 26th CERT program

Students will learn basic emergency preparedness among other valuable skills.

CERT members carry a survivor of a major earthquake to the medical area during a disaster drill in Kirkland City Hall Saturday. Megan Campbell/Kirkland Reporter

Summerfest brings weekend of music and art to Kirkland

Diverse lineup of bands, new KidZone entertain festival goers of all ages.

Finn Hill Middle School competes in Music in the Parks festival

Concert band received the first place trophy in the “A” division.

  • Aug 10, 2018

Kirkland fitness instructor receives statewide recognition

Gina Casanova is the 2018 Washington Instructor of the Year for EnhanceFitness.