Art Schladerman was the quintessential American GI during World War II. The 91-year-old Kirkland resident has captured his experiences in the war through drawing many of the harrowing experiences he had. In this second part of a two part series with the Kirkland Reporter, Schladerman tells of being the first out of his craft on D-Day.
Ten-year-old Angel has become the poster child for the ability of charitable organizations to help families regain their stability and become contributing members of the community.
Riders should be aware of service reductions for Thanksgiving holiday, as well as special Sounder trains that will serve commuters and shoppers the day after Thanksgiving.
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.
New to the holiday happenings in Kirkland this year is a holiday light and music show on the Cross Kirkland Corridor.
Public health officials urge people who recently bought Costco’s “chicken salad made with rotisserie chicken” to toss it out.
Lake Washington High School graduate Darien Nelson-Henry returned home Saturday as his University of Pennsylvania Quakers played the University of Washington in Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion on the UW campus in Seattle.
The city of Kirkland has begun a project to replace existing plant material with native species along Market Street and Central Way that will last though March of next year.
For the second year in a row, the College Board named Lake Washington School District (LWSD) to its Annual AP District Honor Roll. LWSD is one of only 425 public school districts in the nation and one of ten in Washington to be honored.
Congressmen Adam Smith and Jim McDermott, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, and King County Executive Dow Constantine joined together on Nov. 24 to stress that King County will welcome any refugees the area may receive.
King County Metro Transit reminds riders that buses will operate on Sunday and reduced weekday schedules over the Thanksgiving holiday and during several holiday periods through January – including a full week of reduced service at the end of December. The King County Water Taxi also has service changes on holidays.
It’s a good thing that Village Theatre has delivered a cast that can tend the flame with wit, energy and rat-a-tat comic timing.
In 2009, King County voters adopted a charter amendment protecting King County’s “Curtain of Green” by providing enhanced protection to more than 150,000 acres of high conservation value property owned by King County.
The Lake Washington Schools Foundation (LWSF) Board of Trustees has named Larry Wright as the organization’s new executive director.
With Christmas approaching quickly, the Kiwanis Club of Kirkland is gearing up for their biggest fundraiser of the year. Since 1971, the club has sold Christmas trees, wreaths, gourmet nuts and See’s Candy with all funds going to support the children of the Kirkland community.
The Cascade Water Alliance joined the cities of Everett, Seattle and Tacoma in deactivating its Water Shortage Response Plan on Nov. 23.
It was a business relationship turned midlife romance for Carolyn and Alan Yabui. She sold multimedia software and he was a teacher of intercultural communications who bought software on behalf of Bellevue College.
The Board of Directors of the Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce and Kirkland Downtown Association voted last month to separate the combined board of directors for the two organizations, after five years of operating with a combined board structure.
The Kirkland Winterfest Holiday Tree Lighting and Music Festival will be held from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday at Marin Park in downtown Kirkland. The event is presented by the Kirkland Downtown Association.
If there was a quintessential American GI during World War II, 91-year-old Kirkland resident Art Schladerman has a strong claim to the title.