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King County Assessor, Attorney General Representative to address property tax concerns

Seniors will have the opportunity to learn how state and local programs can provide relief from February property tax bills at a free public forum… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2018

EvergreenHealth named one of America’s 100 best hospitals

On Feb. 27, Healthgrades added EvergreenHealth to its 2018 America’s 100 Best Hospitals list, recognizing the Kirkland-based health system for the second consecutive year. The… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2018

Environment-centric art reception to be hosted by Kirkland Arts Center

Kirkland Arts Center Gallery will be hosting the opening reception of Topophilia: A Sense of Place, A Sense of Feeling on March 9 from 6… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2018

Kirkland resident added to Dean’s List at Boston University

Olivia L. Williams, a resident of Kirkland, has recently been named to the Dean’s List at Boston University for the fall semester. Each school and… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2018

Bothell student serves as page in House of Representatives

Melissa Barker, a student at Bothell High School, served as a page this week in the Washington State House of Representatives. Barker was sponsored by… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2018

EvergreenHealth awarded grant to expand specialized program training

The EvergreenHealth Foundation has been awarded a grant from the Tableau Foundation to expand training for EvergreenHealth’s Forensic Nurse Program (FNE), which provides \ specialty… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2018
Lisa Downing performs at a Whisperings Radio concert. Courtesy of Whisperings Solo Piano Radio

Whisperings Radio brings All Stars to Kirkland

The annual event will feature internation pianists.

Lisa Downing performs at a Whisperings Radio concert. Courtesy of Whisperings Solo Piano Radio
Eastside Audubon members count birds as they begin to migrate. Courtesy of Mick Thompson

Audubon creates native plant database for locals

The database will help locals attract birds and maintain healthy populations.

  • Feb 26, 2018
Eastside Audubon members count birds as they begin to migrate. Courtesy of Mick Thompson

Fundraising underway for Mark Twain Elementary’s new playground

Twain PTSA is nearing the final stages of fundraising.

  • Feb 24, 2018

St. Patrick’s Celebration to be hosted at the Kirkland Performance Center

Local musician Geoffrey Castle’s 13th Annual St. Patrick’s Celebration will be hosted at the Kirkland Performance Center on March 15 from 8 to 10:30 p.m.… Continue reading

  • Feb 24, 2018

Kirkland Heritage Society sponsoring eighth annual Kirkland History Month

Kirkland Heritage Society will be sponsoring the eighth annual Kirkland History Month. Starting in 2011, Kirkland Heritage Society has had 15 historic plaques made. Fifteen… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2018

Staypineapple announces new regional director of operations

Staypineapple, a hospitality company based in the Pacific Northwest, announced Troy Longwith as regional director of operations starting in January 2018. Longwith is responsible for… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2018

Kirkland volunteers on an upward trend

The city reported that 5,987 volunteers dedicated 34,413 hours to various city programs and community service projects in 2017.

Eastside Audubon Society to host gardening class

Eastside Audubon Society will be offering a lecture with slides and bird songs with an intent to help those who are interested learn how to… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2018

Seattle Beagle Rescue to host wine fundrasing event

Seattle Beagle Rescue, a registered 501 (c) (3) charity, will host a wine fundraising event on Saturday, March 3, at Northwest Wine Cellars in Kirkland… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2018

Rampathon accepting ramp applications for families struggling with mobility

The Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties, through its Rampathon program, is now accepting applications for free wheelchair access ramps for families struggling… Continue reading

  • Feb 16, 2018

Open Sesame: Mobile app offers patients more independence and privacy

As someone with multiple sclerosis, Gary Fisher and his wife Eileen Fisher are in regular contact with his doctor. But when Ted Brown, director of… Continue reading

Kirkland resident recognized on LIM College’s President’s List

Christina M. Bechtel of Kirkland was added to the President’s List at LIM College for the fall 2017 semester. To be placed on the President’s… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2018

Aegis Lodge event designed to address caregiver burnout

Burnout can harshly impact local famlies and Aegis plans to host free events to support caregivers.

Joslyn brings classical fusion to performance center

The performance is set for Friday.