Classes will be canceled on May 6 for Lake Washington School District (LWSD) students as teachers will participate in a walkout due to a Lake Washington Education Association (LWEA) strike against the Legislature to protest the lack of state education funding.
Lake Washington School District teachers are the latest to approve a one-day strike against the Washington Legislature over funding for smaller K-12 class sizes and professional pay and benefits for educators.
The cyanobateria levels in Kirkland’s Waverly Beach Park have been deemed by Public Health – Seattle & King County to be at safe levels and the beach is open.
All parents from the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) are invited to attend Lake Washington PTSA Council’s Parent Resource Fair. It will be held from 6-8 p.m. on May 8, at the Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center.
The city of Kirkland Finance Department has been notified by recipients of a letter from “Megamillion Clearing House” (St. Louis, MO) advising that they have been “selected to receive a grand sweepstake prize.”
Major floods, landslides and earthquakes have devastating effects, yet firefighters, who are highly-trained first responders and often closest to the scene, are currently prohibited from helping out in the most serious disasters.
Rep. Larry Springer, D-Kirkland knows good wine and good public policy. And also he knows that in order to make good wine, or good beer or good spirits for that matter, you must be able to taste them.
Juanita High School football team head coach Shaun Tarantola submitted his resignation letter on April 15 to the shock of his players, their parents and the community.
Property owners in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) may see the amount they pay in property taxes increase under proposed legislation intended to shift funding for basic education costs away from local levies and back to state property taxes.
Through the collaboration between Kirkland residents and city staff, 17 city-wide neighborhood safety projects were identified by a panel and presented to the City Council at its meeting on April 21, 2015.
At its April 21, 2015 meeting, the Kirkland City Council unanimously approved Resolution R-5124 formally removing Juanita Beach Park as a potential site for the proposed Aquatics/Recreation/Community (ARC) Center and authorizing the next steps to place a ballot measure before Kirkland voters as early as November 2015.
After two years of tinkering, former Microsoft employees Alvin Loh and Hui Dai at Kirkland-based Jobvention have created the equivalent of match.com for small and medium-sized businesses.
Shelley Kloba announced her intention to run for re-election to the Kirkland City Council, Position 2 on April 23. During an event at Ryan James Fine Arts last weekend, she highlighted her work locally, regionally and nationally. She reaffirmed her commitment to smart growth, responsible budgeting and transportation solutions that work for everyone, according to a release.
The new State Route 520 floating bridge will get a critical component this week. Contractor crews for the Washington State Department of Transportation today began to install a massive, hinged transition span that acts as a threshold between the highway’s floating roadway and its stationary, elevated segment near Lake Washington’s eastern shore.
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.
Now that the city of Kirkland has completed the interim trail on the Cross Kirkland Corridor (CKC), work is underway to add public artwork and create greater overall cohesion.
More than thirty corporate partners support Lake Washington Schools Foundation’s 10th anniversary Legacy for Learning luncheon. The community is invited to attend the Foundation’s biggest fundraiser of the year, the annual Legacy for Learning Luncheon. The event will be held on April 29 at Juanita High School.
The station that provides the public with a window into the operation of King County government is now presenting that coverage in a High Definition format. King County TV is now available on Comcast Cable channel 322 and Wave Cable channel 722.
Rep. Joan McBride, D-Kirkland, a freshman legislator had her first bill, House Bill 1222, signed into law. It was fitting that McBride, the former mayor of Kirkland and 30 year local government veteran would champion a bill for local fire departments.
Lake Washington High School's Chamber Orchestra traveled to Portland to compete in the Northwest Orchestra Festival at Mt. Hood Community College on March 7.