A large cottonwood in the middle of the Kirkland Highlands neighborhood was hacked by 70 feet on Tuesday. Now standing 20-feet-tall, one Kirkland resident is extremely frustrated the tree, estimated to be 60-80 years old, had to be pruned down in the first place.
King County’s annual Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling list is accepting applications for 2014. Now in its eighth year, the list recognizes businesses in King County that have excelled at preventing waste and promoting recycling.
The Lake Washington School District will receive the most Washington Achievement Awards from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Board of Education for 2013 than any other year in its history.
Realtors are joining other supporters of a $404 million bond measure to fund various construction-related projects for schools in the Lake Washington District.
One of the most hotly contested races in the state has been brewing between former Kirkland mayor Joan McBride and current Sen. Rodney Tom for his 48th Legislative District seat. But that political battle unexpectedly came to an end today.
Property owners in King County have until April 30 to pay the first half of their 2014 property taxes. After April 30, interest charges and penalties will be added to the tax bill.
The Washington State Transportation Commission approved a 2.5 percent toll-rate increase for the State Route 520 bridge with a unanimous vote on April 16. The new rates will take effect on July 1.
I’m writing to encourage everyone to vote yes for the Lake Washington School District bond on the April 22 ballot.
The Washington State Department of Revenue has taken top honors for its online tax model that allows users to redesign Washington’s tax system with a few clicks of a mouse.
A Montana man was sentenced to 41 months in the murder of a Kirkland mother at King County Superior Court this afternoon.
Tests on more than 200 children’s products sold in Washington show most manufacturers are following laws that regulate the use of toxic chemicals.
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.
Stormwater – rain and snowmelt that flows off roofs, pavement and packed soils, and collects pollutants along the way – is ranked as the top source of toxic pollution to Puget Sound and to the region’s rivers and streams.
Kirkland city officials recently released documents outlining several mitigated measures developers of the Lake Street Place project will need to undergo as they construct the five-story office, retail and parking structure in the middle of downtown Kirkland.
Emergency 911 service has been restored for landline and wireless callers in King County.
In memory of Stephen (Steve) Hale, the city of Kirkland’s parks superintendent from 1956 to 1961 and “founding father” of the city’s peewee basketball program, local youth were recently honored with the “Steve Hale Sportsmanship Award.”
There is a widespread 9-1-1 outage affecting Washington and Oregon, including King County.
While most coffee shops are alive in the mornings as workers rush to grab their caffeine fix, some may argue St. James Espresso in Kirkland is truly vibrant in the evening - at least once a month, that is.
After several years of controversy, city-imposed moratoria and legal battles, the developers of the Potala Village project are making headway on their proposed 88 unit apartment complex on Lake Washington Boulevard.
Former Kirkland mayor Joan McBride will hold a campaign kickoff event for State Senate at 6 p.m. on May 8. McBride is challenging incumbent Sen. Rodney Tom.