During a roundtable discussion at Hopelink in Kirkland, Gov. Jay Inslee met with job seekers and various organizations to determine ways to reduce long-term unemployment in King County. Among the main points raised were hiring practices by employers and the negative effects of I-1163 that one employer said has created a shortage of home care providers.
The Washington State Transportation Commission will release details on its toll rate proposal for the Interstate 405 express toll lanes during a meeting on Feb. 3 at Bellevue City Hall.
Lake Washington School District was well represented at Washington DECA’s Area 3 Competition on Jan. 8 at Meydenbauer Center.
Lake Washington School District is facing an immediate need to house its growing enrollment.
With bipartisan support, the Washington Voting Rights Act was introduced on Jan. 28 by Rep. Luis Moscoso, D-Mountlake Terrace, and Sen. Cyrus Habib, D-Kirkland. Moscoso represents Bothell and north Kirkland in the 1st Legislative District.
Fans of the Seattle Seahawks, are invited to put their best “12th Man” costume on, dress up the kids, decorate a bike or stroller, gussy up the dog and join the Kirkland City Council on the Cross Kirkland Corridor to celebrate the opening of the newly completed Interim Trail.
Detectives from the Washington State Patrol (WSP) Missing and Exploited Children’s Task Force (MECTF) are seeking the public’s assistance in finding a man wanted for human trafficking.
State Senators Kevin Ranker and Cyrus Habib today welcomed the formation of the Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy, a broad coalition of business, labor, community and environmental groups formed in to support statewide efforts to reduce carbon pollution and address global warming.
The members of the Metropolitan King County Council are looking for a “Sea of Blue” after declaring the week of January 26-February 1 as "See Blue Week" in support of the Seattle Seahawks as they prepare to defend their Super Bowl title.
Drivers on Interstate 405 in north Kirkland should prepare for possible delays Monday through Thursday nights this week. Contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation plan to close up to three southbound lanes between Northeast 160th Street and Northeast 124th Street, as well as nearby ramps, to install toll equipment for the I-405 Bellevue to Lynnwood Widening and Express Toll Lanes project.
The following is a release from the Washington State Department of Revenue: With the deadline for annual tax filings just around the corner, the Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) is offering some tips to help businesses file their taxes on time.
Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) has been appointed to serve on President Obama’s Export Council, the President’s advisory committee on international trade.
For Bruce Lee fans, Kirkland martial arts instructor Korbett Miller has organized something hard to resist.
The city of Kirkland has adult and youth vacancies occurring on several of its advisory boards and commissions. Eligibility requirements differ for each board or commission.
The musical theater company announced Friday that its Rising Star Project will receive a $300,000 endowment from The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation. The grant will be paid over the next three years and fund "ambitious" growth plans for the program.
One day in April 2014, Danci Underwood was at home with her father and younger sister.
At the core of Gov. Jay Inslee’s plea for stricter remedial climate legislation is an attempt to put a cap on Washington’s pollution.
On Aug. 26, 2013, a Kirkland police officer approached the owner of the home located on Finn Hill in the 8200 block of NE 142nd Street. The officer explained to him the extent of alleged and actual criminal activity occurring at the residence for years.
Rep. Larry Springer and Rep. Roger Goodman, who represent Kirkland and Redmond from the 45th District, will hold a telephone town hall meeting from 6-7 p.m. on Jan. 29.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson has proposed legislation with bipartisan support to outlaw 'ticket bot' software used to inflate online ticket prices, often by four times or more their face value.