A local First Lego League (FLL) team is headed for an invitational competition in May where they plan to showcase an invention that solves fidgeting problems kids have in the classroom.
This budget is good for children, good for families, and good for our economy. It’s responsible and meets our funding obligations.
Unless you got that yard work done on Thursday or Friday, it looks like Sunday might be your best hope.
After more than a decade of planning, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) introduced the Good To Go! Flex Pass on March 23, reminding drivers that big changes are coming to I-405 between Bellevue and Lynnwood. Later this year, express toll lanes will open along this 17-mile stretch of highway, providing any driver the choice of a reliable trip by paying a toll. Transit, vanpools and carpools meeting the occupancy requirement will still be able to use the lanes for free.
Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-District 1) joined Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-District 3) today in reintroducing the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation which would help close the wage gap between women and men working the same jobs. On average, women make just 78 cents for every dollar made by a man.
Beginning tomorrow night, March 27, work on two major Puget Sound area roadways is expected to affect traffic on both sides of Lake Washington until Monday morning, March 30.
Advocates for people with developmental disabilities converged on Olympia on March 25 to raise awareness and name Sen. Andy Hill as their Outstanding Legislator. The Community Employment Alliance presented the award to Hill at a rally in the Capitol rotunda, recognizing his groundbreaking work to help employ people with disabilities.
DECA students fromEastlake, Juanita, Lake Washington, and Redmond High Schoolstook a step toward success at the State Career Development Conference, where they competed against 3,600 other students.
Residents near Juanita Beach Park are protesting a proposal to replace the two current private piers, including one at the Bel Lago Condominiums, with a new 272 foot private pier, claiming it would impact use of Juanita Beach Park and the nearby open water. Meanwhile, the owner is claiming that his plan is within regulations, look better than the current piers and be better for the environment.
King County United for Safety, led by Co-chairs King County Sheriff John Urquhart and Kathleen O’Toole announced the campaign to approve Proposition 1 on the upcoming April 28 special election. The Public Safety Emergency Radio Network Replacement Project campaign kicks off with an unprecedented show of support among local police and fire chiefs, firefighters and emergency first responders.
For 25 years, Mary Paris has looked out the same doors at Parkplace Books into the plaza. That may come to an end with plans for redevelopment after the Kirkland City Council approved the revised master plan for the redevelopment of Parkplace, as well as zoning amendments.
A Kirkland resident was sentenced to ten years in prison and ten years of supervised release on March 13 in U.S. District Court in Seattle after being caught with images of children being raped and molested. The collection is believed to be one of the largest ever seized in Western Washington.
The award-winning Cafe Juanita has been moved to Seattle temporarily as the building undergoes a significant makeover, with plans to reopen again in July.
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.
Every week in King County, an average of two residents are diagnosed with active tuberculosis (TB). Currently an estimated 100,000 King County residents are infected with the bacterium that causes TB; and while the microbe lies dormant it may reactivate over time (which is known as “latent TB”). About a third of the world’s population is infected with TB, but most are unaware.
The Nick of Time Foundation was at the Capitol on March 24, teaching lawmakers and staff how to safely perform CPR and watch for warning sign of sudden cardiac arrest.
Half-day class will help small business owners learn about tax types, rules and reporting. Attendees will receive a workbook and reference guide
After fire that killed seven, the National Fire Protection Association reminds everyone to install and maintain smoke detectors
Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the “WAAAlk For Our Champs” event to be held at Marina Park on April 4.
King County Executive Dow Constantine is asking for your thoughts about climate change and how local government can best confront this issue that has such far-reaching impacts.