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Eight JHS students receive top scores on Cambridge exams

Another 40 JHS students will receive ‘Outstanding Learner and Scholar’ awards.

  • May 1, 2018
Photos courtesy of Ann Slothower Photography

Komen Puget Sound awards more than $600,000 to local breast health providers

Washington’s Department of Health, Cancer Lifeline and the Korean Women’s Association were awarded.

  • Apr 30, 2018
Photos courtesy of Ann Slothower Photography
Robert Moreno does a demo a previous Kirkland Artist Studio Tour. This year’s event runs from May 12-13 on Mother’s Day weekend. Photo courtesy of Larey McDaniels

KAC hosts 15th annual Kirkland Artist Studio Tour

The free tour will feature more than 40 local artists who will open their studios for tours.

Robert Moreno does a demo a previous Kirkland Artist Studio Tour. This year’s event runs from May 12-13 on Mother’s Day weekend. Photo courtesy of Larey McDaniels

LWSD asks community for input on superintendent

The LWSD is conducting two surveys and will hold four meetings as it searches for a superintendent.

  • Apr 27, 2018

Seattle Foundation’s GIVEBIG helps make an impact in Kirkland

The eighth annual giving day returns on May 9.

  • Apr 26, 2018

Freestone Capital Management announces new scholarship

The firm committed to providing $100,000 in financial support to 20 college students.

  • Apr 25, 2018

Kirkland celebrates Earth Month with a day of stewardship

Volunteers pitched in to remove invasive plants, haul mulch and plant native plants at North Rose Hill Woodlands Park.

  • Apr 25, 2018
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
Reporter File Photo

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
Reporter File Photo
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