Life

StoryBook Theater, Studio East announce spring shows

StoryBook Theater and Studio East have announced that they will be hosting three shows throughout the spring season. The shows include Rapunzel, Into the Woods… Continue reading

  • Mar 7, 2018

Two Kirkland residents recognized on Northeastern University’s Dean’s List

Kirkland residents Emma Hunt and Madyson Scherr have been recognized on Northeastern University’s Dean’s List for the fall semester of 2017. Hunt is a theater… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2018

First time home-buyers: A whirlwind journey that was ‘totally worth it’ in the end

One Eastside couple shares their experience with buying their first home.

  • Mar 6, 2018

City to host Mermaid Ball event

The City of Kirkland’s first Mermaid Ball will be held on Friday, March 23, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the North Kirkland Community Center.… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2018

City accepting grant applications starting March 5

The City of Kirkland will begin accepting applications for 2019-‘20 funding through its Human Services Grant Program on Monday, March 5. The grants support various… Continue reading

  • Mar 5, 2018

The dementia whisperer

Aegis Lodge of Kirkland will host a seminar on dementia communications and care on March 8.

  • Mar 5, 2018

Lake Washington School District announces innovation program

Through partnerships with Lake Washington Schools Foundation, Lake Washington School District has established a district innovation program. It intends to make funding available to schools… Continue reading

  • Mar 5, 2018

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.