Should Kirklanders have spotted smoke in the skies this afternoon, there's no reason for concern: the Kirkland Fire Department is running training exercises behind Station 26 in the North Rose Hill neighborhood.
After more than 50 years, Lee Sundholm has found closure now that the Bellevue Police Department has solved his brother's 1965 murder — the city's first homicide and oldest cold case.
Kirkland's Public Works Department will be closing the south entrance of Holmes Point Drive in the Finn Hill neighborhood on Aug. 26, so that work can begin to reduce the height of leaning trees—mostly alder and fir—along 76th Place Northeast also known as Holmes Point Drive.
One of the last remaining historic houses in Kirkland faces an uncertain future after being temporarily saved by an Everett-based house rescue company.
Ted Buehner from the Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the Seattle/Tacoma National Weather Service announced that Kirkland has been designated as a StormReady city during the Kirkland City Council meeting on Aug. 16. Councilmembers, Kirkland Emergency Manager PattiJean Hooper and Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Erin Tramontozzi were on hand to receive the honor.
The blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical round-up of all calls to the Kirkland Police Department that are dispatched to on-duty police officers. The Kirkland Reporter police blotter is not intended to be representative of all police calls originating in Kirkland, which average about 1,000 per week.
Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) hosted a discussion on the importance of protecting women's privacy at work on Aug. 18, as many continue to face employment discrimination when they become pregnant or try to conceive a child.
Effectively immediately, the Kirkland Fire Department is issuing a safety burn ban.
Editor's note: UPDATE - The North Kirkland Communty Center hours on Saturday have been extended.
Many park and rides in King County have begun to overcrowd, forcing county officials to look for solutions as traffic continues to worsen.
The election season is heating up across the country, and one Kirkland man's campaign signs fell victim to vandalism shortly after he posted them along a city street.
Months after the Firwood Lanes mobile home park's last residents vacated ahead of a planned redevelopment, the site still contains mobile homes and trash, which has divided opinions among neighbors.
Bike lane parking enforcement and marijuana buffer reduction were front and center at last night's Kirkland City Council meeting.
For citizens who might have spotted city trucks on the locally beloved biking path last week, there's nothing to fear — Kirkland was simply working to control dust on the Cross Kirkland Corridor.
Google announced today it is releasing a new one-on-one video calling application called Google Duo.
The United States men's 8 rowing squad snagged fourth place in today's final at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at Lagoa Stadium.
The following is a release from the city of Kirkland:
The following is a release from the Washington State Traffic Safety Commission:
The Kirkland Wednesday Market is putting on the first Kirkland Farm to Table Dinner at 6 p.m. on Aug. 27 at Carillon Point.
Olympic final, here they come.