It was another record year for the 9th annual Lake Washington Schools Foundation’s Legacy for Learning luncheon, which generated $237,023 -- the highest amount yet.
The initial results of the April 22 bond election indicate the measure will not pass. Preliminary results show that 52 percent of voters approved the ballot measure. A 60 percent supermajority is required for bond measures.
Tuesday night’s first returns from the King County special election indicate the Lake Washington School District $404 million bond is well below the 60 percent yes vote needed to pass. The bond also needs a minimum turnout of 18,503 votes, which it has received.
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced today that Kirkland's International Community School senior Brandon McNerney has received a National Merit Corporate-Sponsored Scholarship.
By rejecting Proposition 1, King County voters sent a message of reform to King County Executive Dow Constantine and the County Council.
With the defeat of King County Transportation District Proposition 1, King County must prepare for a reduction in transit service starting this fall.
Former Kirkland mayor Joan McBride recently announced that she is running for state representative from the 48th District.
Kirkland's Evergreen Academy preschoolers released thousands of ladybugs into the school's garden in celebration of Earth Day.
Submitted by the campaign for Joel Hussey Redmond resident Joel Hussey announced today that he is running for the State House of Representatives, Pos. 1, from the 45th Legislative District, which includes Redmond, Kirkland, Sammamish, Woodinville and Duvall.
Kirkland police responded to a report of a carjacking shortly after 10:30 p.m. last night, April 21 at the EvergreenHealth hospital parking garage located at 12040 NE 128th St.
King County Elections has received about 371,000 ballots to date out of nearly 1.2 million ballots sent for today’s special election.
Rep. Cyrus Habib with the 48th Legislative District and former Kirkland mayor Joan McBride have switched which legislative positions for the 2014 Washington state election.
The Park Lane design team knows Kirkland residents want a Park Lane corridor that is walkable, vibrant and green. But how those general values translate into specific details, such as types of lighting fixtures or surface textures, is not so clear.
Kirkland firefighters responded to the second Kirkland garage fire in four days Sunday night.
As First Lady Trudi Inslee addressed the crowd at a Friends of Youth event, she called on legislators, who were also present, to get more organizations like Friend of Youth implemented statewide.
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.
Looking to reduce tobacco use among youth, the King County Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Administrative Board has voted to approve a resolution calling for a change to the legal age of tobacco purchase in Washington State.
As Puget Sound Energy continues community engagement for its Energize Eastside project, running 18 miles of transmission lines from Redmond to Renton, a group in the Somerset neighborhood of Bellevue isn't buying the company's claim that it's for the betterment of the people.
It has been almost a month since the Oso mudslide, and recovery efforts are still going.
With Earth Day just around the corner on April 22, King County is helping residents learn how they can join the effort to combat climate change.