Burrell Michael Cushman pled not guilty to murdering his ex-girlfriend, Kirkland resident Amy Hargrove, at his court appearance Tuesday at the King County Courthouse.
To keep service in line with actual revenues, King County Executive Dow Constantine and the Metropolitan King County Council have agreed to a process for reducing 550,000 hours in Metro bus service over the next year. The measure was adopted this afternoon by a unanimous vote of the Council.
Bridle Trails State Park in Kirkland will be the place for Bluegrass and barbecue at 6 p.m. on July 23.
The Kirkland Fire Department reminds Kirkland residents that as the summer season progresses, extended periods of hot, dry weather are expected to continue across Western Washington.
Kirkland’s overlay contractor has begun prep work on 120th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 112th Street, two of the six arterials scheduled for overlay this summer.
At a White House ceremony today, President Barack Obama will sign into law the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), a bipartisan, bicameral deal to improve the nation’s workforce development system, co-authored by Sen. Patty Murray.
Healthcare workers from EvergreenHealth hospital are protesting a pay raise for their hospital's CEO, claiming more workers are needed.
Weekend traffic flowed smoothly for the majority of the weekend despite westbound Interstate 90 being reduced to just a single lane at Bellevue Way for major expansion joint repair.
Microsoft announced Thursday its most massive layoffs in the company's history, but a 3-percent staff cut in the Puget Sound is being hailed by Washington Technology Industry Association CEO Michael Schutzler as a positive for all involved.
Drivers traveling on northbound Interstate 405 near downtown Kirkland late Saturday night and early Sunday morning should consider alternate routes, as contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will close up to three lanes and some nearby ramps overnight.
EvergreenHealth is one of 47 medical centers in Washington state to participate this year in the Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA) Leading Edge Advanced Practice Topics (LEAPT) program, which encourages participating health systems to find new ways to reduce patient harm, and to spread those best practices across the country.
Jeff Lockhart’s passion for music started when his mother took him to a Beach Boys concert as a young boy.
Microsoft chief executive officer Satya Nadella issued a memo to workers on Thursday morning, noting that the company will eliminate 18,000 jobs in the next year.
The Washington State Building Code Council unanimously approved a change in state law that allows installation of simple rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems without review by an engineer.
A 54-year-old Kirkland man was arrested late Tuesday night after he struck a pedestrian on the southbound on-ramp to I-405 at Northeast 85th Street in Kirkland, according to the Washington State Patrol.
The Washington State Department of Health released its annual report on the state’s Death with Dignity Act, with the report finding that there was a 43 percent increase in participation between 2012 and 2103.
King County Elections will mail ballots today for the Aug. 5 primary election. Voters’ pamphlets are mailed separately and may arrive on a different day than ballots. Voters may also check MyVoterGuide online for a customized voters’ pamphlet.
Puget Sound area drivers who want to avoid getting burned this summer should start planning now as a big highway preservation project kicks off 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 body of a Kirkland man who drowned in the Klickitat River was recovered July 11, according to the Klickitat Sheriff’s Office.