Cactus, the popular Spanish restaurant on Park Lane in downtown Kirkland, tried for a soft opening to it's newly-renovated interior.
A young woman chips away at a windshield with an ax while her fellow "firefighters" use the jaws of life to pry open a car door and rescue the imaginary passenger inside. Across the way, another group was rappelling three stories down the side of the Bellevue Fire Department's training building while three girls cheered on a teammate climbing a six-story tall ladder next to them.
A former wife of state Rep. Luis Moscoso obtained a domestic violence protection order against him in 1987 following a tense encounter in which she claimed he pushed her down and nearly broke her wrist.
Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the Kirkland Classic Car Show, which will be held Saturday, July 30, in Marina Park and Sunday, July 31, in downtown Kirkland.
Kirkland police served search warrants early Thursday morning on several homes suspected to be used in the illegal growing and distribution of marijuana.
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.
Kirkland Uncorked nearly set an attendance record during its 10th anniversary last weekend at Marina Park.
Washington State gubernatorial candidate Bill Bryant met with supporters today at the McMenamins Anderson School in Bothell.
A new ballot drop box was opened last Friday at Kirkland City Hall. The box will serve area residents, providing a more accessible and convenient location to drop off ballots.
Preliminary estimates from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics show Washington continues to gain jobs on a year-over-year basis and the unemployment rate remains steady at 5.8 percent for the seventh month in a row.
The following is a release from the Washington State Department of Transportation:
One of downtown Kirkland's landmark businesses intends to stay in town.
Five Kirkland vehicles will soon be removed from the city motor pool and classified as surplus following a consent agenda item on last Tuesday's City Council meeting agenda.
Lake Washington School District officials plan to sell tax-exempt bonds early next month. The sale will include approximately $165 million of funds to finance a portion of the bond projects approved by voters in April. The sale will also include refinancing of previously sold unlimited tax general obligation bonds at lower interest rates, a saving for taxpayers.
Heroin overdoses were responsible for 132 King County deaths in 2015, according to data compiled by the University of Washington's Alcohol and Drug Institute.
King County Sheriff's investigators showed up to a home on the Kenmore and Kirkland boundary around 7 a.m. with a backhoe on Friday hoping to find clues in a month-long missing person case.
The Kirkland Police Department will be putting on their 33rd annual National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, August 2.
Nighttime and early morning drivers traveling on Interstate 405 between Bellevue and Bothell should prepare for possible delays this weekend.
Kirkland Firefighters were first to arrive on the scene of a capsized sailboat about 400 yards off shore in Yarrow Bay Thursday evening at approximately 8 p.m. The firefighters found two victims in the water hanging onto the side of the craft.
Matthew Gordon as arrested around 11:30 a.m. by Kirkland police and the U.S. Marshalls in Sammamish after last Friday's standoff in a Kirkland neighborhood.