An adult male was killed last night when the vehicle he was driving left the roadway on Simonds Road Northeast at 92nd Avenue Northeast and crashed into an embankment and heavy shrubbery.
The city of Kirkland has nearly 80,000 people and only 20 firefighters/EMT's on duty at any one time. When disaster strikes, residents could be on their own for a very long time, dealing with fires, structural damage, serious injury and other difficult situations.
The Association of Washington Business (AWB) has endorsed Joel Hussey in his race for the State House of Representatives in the 45th Legislative District. Hussey, a long-time Redmond resident, has owned and operated Tailwind Capital, a global aircraft leasing and management firm, since 2007.
The website Money.com listed Kirkland No. 5 on its 2014 list of Money's Best Places to Live in America for cities with a population of 50,000-300,000.
King County residents are one step closer to having safe disposal options for their unused medicines.
Juanita High School football head coach Shaun Tarantola showed Friday night that he didn't teach former assistant coach and current Lake Washington head coach AJ Parnell everything he knows - because you can't teach speed.
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.
Demonstrating significant momentum and strong, broad support for her re-election campaign, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene announced that her campaign had reached the $2 million fundraising mark this week.
King County Assessor Lloyd Hara’s office mailed the 2014 property valuations on Sept. 11 to all residential property owners in Area 73 – Kingsgate and Queensgate - located in Northwest King County. Area 73 residential property values generally increased by 17.9 percent but individual property values might vary.
King County will hold an East King County Community Conversation meeting at Kamiakin Middle School in Kirkland from 6-8:30 p.m. on Oct. 1 to discuss the Youth Action Plan.
As housing prices rise in Kirkland, some developers are seeing micro-apartments as one possible solution for low-income residents to live blocks away from where they work.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed the presence of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) in Washington state, including King County. The CDC testing confirmed that a King County child hospitalized at Seattle Children’s Hospital has respiratory illness associated with EV-D68.
Several State Route 520 ramps at 108th Avenue Northeast will close from 10 p.m. Sept. 18 to 5 a.m. Sept. 19.
The city of Kirkland Parks Board has decided to extend their discussion on possible sites for the Aquatic and Recreation Center (ARC) after Juanita residents voiced their opposition to placing it at Juanita Beach Park.
The Kirkland City Council authorized staff to request bids for Kirkland's Intelligent Transportation (ITS) Project on Sept. 16. A total of 13 traffic signals will be upgraded allowing for the optimization of the signal timing along two corridors and traffic flow monitoring in real time.
Nighttime drivers on Interstate 405 near Kirkland and north Bellevue should plan for possible delays overnight Friday and Saturday.
Calling all volunteers: It’s not too late to help with Washington’s seventh annual bicycle and pedestrian count taking place Sept. 30 – Oct. 2 in cities across the state, including Kirkland.
National Voter Registration Day is Sept. 23 this year. With voter registration deadlines for the November general election right around the corner, now’s a good time to be sure your voter registration is updated and to encourage eligible citizens to register to vote.
The King County Medical Examiner’s office has confirmed that a man in his 40s, who was struck by a car in a crosswalk while out walking his dog in Kirkland on Monday, has died. Kyle Warnick was sent to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with life-threatening injuries Monday afternoon. He died on Tuesday.
Reforms, efficiencies, and a decline in fuel prices have enabled King County Executive Dow Constantine to propose preserving 150,000 hours of Metro bus service that had earlier been assumed for reduction.