The International Ballet Theater (IBT) in Kirkland is dedicating their upcoming performances of The Nutcracker at the Kirkland Performance Center (KPC) to two of the most influential men in the city’s history.
A $20,000 bench warrant has been issued for the arrest of former Sonics basketball player and Kirkland resident Robert Swift after he failed to appear in King County Superior Court Wednesday.
Monday’s Overlake Hospital Medical Center Community Partners Luncheon raised more than $260,000 for the hospital’s Ensuring Excellence Fund, which supports a constellation of programs committed to providing patients with the highest caliber of care through the use of the latest technologies. The 16th annual event at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue featured Seattle biomedical pioneer Dr. Lee Hood, who spoke to how personalized medicine is changing the face of health care.
This holiday season, Puget Sound Energy (PSE) is teaming up with Food Lifeline to fight hunger. And PSE’s customers can help by getting rid of their old, inefficient refrigerators or freezers.
Lake Washington School District high school music students have been accepted to the 2015 National Association for Music Education's (NAfME) High School All-Northwest Honor Groups and the 2015 Washington Music Educators Association (WMEA) High School All-State Honor Groups. Of those students 20 are from Kirkland.
Nick of Time Foundation took over the gymnasium at Lake Washington High School (LWHS) and screened the hearts of 427 students from around Lake Washington School District (LWSD) and the local area on Nov. 5.
Following its approval in August 2014 to continue studying the “dual station” model to maintain Fire Station 25 in the Finn Hill Neighborhood at its current location and build a new station in north central Kirkland city limits, the City Council directed the further evaluation of two properties located in the Juanita Neighborhood on Northeast 132nd Street.
King County Metro Transit reminds riders that buses will operate on Sunday and reduced weekday schedules over the Thanksgiving holiday and during several holiday periods through January – including a full week of reduced service at the end of December.
Redfin’s October Housing Market Tracker showed a 14.4 percent increase in Kirkland home prices from last year, while sales tumbled 11.1 percent.
McAuliffe Park is one of Kirkland’s oldest homesteads with only two different families owning the land from 1877 until the city of Kirkland finished purchasing it in 2001.
Washington State Patrol detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred between 2:30-3 a.m. on Nov. 23 on SB I-405 near Renton.
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.
If you’re planning on watching NBC’s production “Peter Pan Live!” Dec. 4 keep an eye out for Kirkland native Alanna Saunders, who will play Tiger Lily. It’s her biggest role to date, though by no means is it her first, with her first acting role coming at the age of four in Johnny Appleseed with her four siblings, all of whom are also active in the arts.
Kirkland Winterfest will be held from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 30 in downtown Kirkland.
Northeast 120th Street is performing “remarkably well,” said Chuck Morrison, a Kirkland transportation engineer who has been closely monitoring Totem Lake traffic since the city brought the 900-foot extension onto its street network Wednesday afternoon.
Ready to gobble down some turkey and stuffing? First, make a plan to navigate heavy Thanksgiving weekend traffic.
More than 600,000 travelers will go through Seattle-Tacoma International Airport during the Thanksgiving holiday week, with the busiest traffic days when everyone is headed home. It’s not the busiest time of the year (the summer is) but it may feel like it for travelers, so here are tips and some numbers for a little context.
The Metropolitan King County Council unanimously approved its first biennial budget on Nov. 18, which provides funding to keep the doors open at their public health clinic in Northshore until December 2015.
An anonymous Bothell man was in complete disbelief about winning a $1 million Powerball prize until the moment he walked into the Everett Lottery office to claim his prize a few days later.
The Kirkland Police Department now offers an ongoing program that allows citizens to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs into a secured receptacle in the Police Department lobby, located at the Kirkland Justice Center, 11750 NE 118th Street. Citizens can anonymously dispose of their unused prescription drugs Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.