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St. Jude Parish members assembled Need Kits with hygiene products at the annual Service Day on March 30. Need Kits were also assembled by elders of 10 assisted living communities. The elderly also donated motivational art cards to put inside each kit. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

St. Jude’s Service Day Program helps combat poverty

The annual service day helps organizations that help Eastside communities experiencing poverty and abuse.

St. Jude Parish members assembled Need Kits with hygiene products at the annual Service Day on March 30. Need Kits were also assembled by elders of 10 assisted living communities. The elderly also donated motivational art cards to put inside each kit. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Eastside market heats up as major tech news hits

What does Amazon’s move to Bellevue mean to surrounding communities?

  • Apr 11, 2019

Kirkland community invited to celebrate Earth Month with city

Events throughout April will help residents go green.

  • Apr 10, 2019
Panel luncheon audience members predict survey results in regard to what Eastsiders consider to make up the American Dream. From left: James Whitfield, Dr. Amy Morrison, Anne Morisseau and Anne-Marie Diouf. Madison Miller / staff photo

Leadership Eastside hosts panel discussing the American Dream

The panel consisted of Dr. Amy Morrison, president of Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Anne Morisseau, Planning Commissioner for the City of Bellevue, Residential Real Estate Agent, LE Board of Directors, and Anne-Marie Diouf, VP Human Resources for Symetra.

Panel luncheon audience members predict survey results in regard to what Eastsiders consider to make up the American Dream. From left: James Whitfield, Dr. Amy Morrison, Anne Morisseau and Anne-Marie Diouf. Madison Miller / staff photo

Juanita Elementary recognized by county green school program

Juanita Elementary achieved a recycling rate of 55 percent.

Take ‘eating clean’ to a whole new level

Avoid foods made with chemicals, support natural detox.

  • Apr 4, 2019

During a stroke, time is of the essence

How to spot the signs and symptoms of a possible stroke, and what to do when every second counts.

  • Apr 2, 2019
KPC’s All Star House Band set to perform classic rock anthems at the third annual benefit concert. From left: Geoffrey Castle, Jakael Tristram, Chuck Dorsett and Byron Prather. Ronnie Yonker Photography.

Kirkland Performance Center set to rock audiences at annual benefit concert

KPC’s All Star House Band plays classic rock anthems at “We Will Rock You” benefit concert on April 6.

KPC’s All Star House Band set to perform classic rock anthems at the third annual benefit concert. From left: Geoffrey Castle, Jakael Tristram, Chuck Dorsett and Byron Prather. Ronnie Yonker Photography.

Premera awards grant to Friends of Youth in Kirkland

The grant is part of $595,000 in grants to six nonprofit organizations across Washington to support behavioral health solutions.

  • Mar 27, 2019

Financial Peace University to be offered at Kirkland church

Courses will include lessons on budgeting, relationships and money, getting out of debt and more.

  • Mar 26, 2019

Ryug Frostinson’s home for fairies, elves and gnomes open at Kirkland’s Juanita Park

The tree’s potential as hobbit housing was revealed during a routine tree assessment to ensure the safety of parks users.

  • Mar 25, 2019

New design for Juanita Beach Park to create accessible playground

The project also establishes two new picnic pavilions and a new bathhouse.

  • Mar 22, 2019
Rose Hill Middle School will present “Mulan Jr.” on March 22 and 23. Front row from left: Annika Shinoda, Audrey Yu, Vada Chambers, Grace Gentile, Brooke Barr, Jasmine Alsorour, Noella Johnson, Ariane Pereira, Simran Brar, Sadie Klinkenberg, Katie Davis. Middle row from left: Robert Schrimsher, Lena Mancano, Erisa Baba, Izzy Nelson, Kennedy Tuson, Ashley Locke, Ash Hodgson, Kayomi Prieto, Ananya Unnikrishnan, Michelle Lee. Back row from left: Lili Ponder, Danielle Burchard, Quinn Malick, Parker Mathews, Max Fanning, Kylan Guest, Cade D’Agostino, Elissa Ondrusek Sophia Mattie, Camryn Martin, Levi Cheung, Alena Speirs, Madeleine King, Kinley Moss, Lauren Jernigan, Abby Hebert. Photo courtesy of Shanna Barr.

Rose Hill Middle School to present Disney’s ‘Mulan Jr.’

It will be performed at the Lake Washington High School theater March 22 and 23.

Rose Hill Middle School will present “Mulan Jr.” on March 22 and 23. Front row from left: Annika Shinoda, Audrey Yu, Vada Chambers, Grace Gentile, Brooke Barr, Jasmine Alsorour, Noella Johnson, Ariane Pereira, Simran Brar, Sadie Klinkenberg, Katie Davis. Middle row from left: Robert Schrimsher, Lena Mancano, Erisa Baba, Izzy Nelson, Kennedy Tuson, Ashley Locke, Ash Hodgson, Kayomi Prieto, Ananya Unnikrishnan, Michelle Lee. Back row from left: Lili Ponder, Danielle Burchard, Quinn Malick, Parker Mathews, Max Fanning, Kylan Guest, Cade D’Agostino, Elissa Ondrusek Sophia Mattie, Camryn Martin, Levi Cheung, Alena Speirs, Madeleine King, Kinley Moss, Lauren Jernigan, Abby Hebert. Photo courtesy of Shanna Barr.
Derek Bermel, Seattle Symphony composer in residence, visited Thoreau Elementary after their composition was selected to be performed at Benaroya Hall. Photo courtesy of Seattle Symphony

Fifth grade students become musical composers

Thoreau Elementary was selected to have their composition played by the Seattle Symphony.

Derek Bermel, Seattle Symphony composer in residence, visited Thoreau Elementary after their composition was selected to be performed at Benaroya Hall. Photo courtesy of Seattle Symphony

Community invited to comment on Kirkland’s stormwater management program plan

Draft plan outlines city’s actions to comply with state permit.

  • Mar 12, 2019

Help with heating bills available through Hopelink

The organization’s energy assistance program is fully funded in 2019.

  • Mar 9, 2019
Kirkland Community Musical, “The Music Man,” will be debuting at KPC March 9. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Community theater returns to Kirkland

The community production of ‘The Music Man’ will run March 9-16 at KPC.

Kirkland Community Musical, “The Music Man,” will be debuting at KPC March 9. Madison Miller/staff photo.

EvergreenHealth named one of America’s 100 best hospitals

This is the third year EvergreenHealth has received this award.

  • Feb 28, 2019

Everyday habits for a healthy heart

Heart Health Month may be done, but here are some tips that can help all year-round.

  • Feb 27, 2019

Finn Hill musicians perform at Junior All-State Concert

The students performed at the Washington Music Educators Association convention at Clark College in Vancouver.

  • Feb 25, 2019