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The new Evergreen Point Floating Bridge, on the first weekday of bi-directional traffic. Photographed from the Evergreen Point lid on the east end of the bridge. Photo courtesy of <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:SounderBruce" title="User:SounderBruce">SounderBruce</a> on Wikimedia Commons

Handcuffed Kirkland man dies after jumping off 520 bridge

The 31-year-old Kirkland local resisted arrest after he was in handcuffs and jumped off the bridge.

  • Aug 17, 2018

 

Grocery Outlet Bargain Market to open store in Bridle Trails

Grand opening will donate funds to HopeLink.

  • Aug 17, 2018

 

Wildfire smoke causes poor air quality across region

Puget Sound Clean Air Agency urges people to take precautions.

  • Aug 16, 2018

 

Peter Kirk Golf Classic returns for its 24th year

The annual event will be at Inglewood Golf Club Sept. 17.

  • Aug 16, 2018

DennyFest promises family fun in Kirkland

The annual neighborhood festival will be held Aug. 19 at O.O. Denny Park.

Secretary Wyman calls for nominations for Medals of Merit and Valor

Awards are given to civilians for courageous acts of service.

  • Aug 16, 2018

Kirkland puts community safety, police services on ballot

Resolution R-5324 will use a 0.1 percent sales tax increase to fund new community safety programs.

City of Kirkland outdoor recreation activities canceled due to poor air quality

All outdoor recreation activities for today, Aug. 15 are canceled.

  • Aug 15, 2018

King County law enforcement agencies deploy emphasis patrols for Labor Day weekend

The emphasis patrols will be from Aug. 17-Sept. 3.

  • Aug 15, 2018

Kiddie Academy celebrates eighth annual Storytime LIVE!

Pinkalicious and Curious George will make special appearances at the event.

  • Aug 15, 2018

DOH provides steps to keep safe from wildfire smoke

Air quality degraded by wildfires across the state.

  • Aug 14, 2018

New study confirms historical presence of grizzlies in Washington

The federal government hopes to rebuild a dwindling Washington grizzly population.

82 EvergreenHealth staff recognized in Seattle Met Magazine

Seattle Met Magazine recognizes 82 EvergreenHealth medical staff as top doctors and nurses.

  • Aug 13, 2018

Three students receive scholarships through the BECU Foundation

BECU invests in student financial health through BECU Foundation scholarship and internship program.

  • Aug 13, 2018

Kirkland’s Juanita Beach Park Beach reopens

Beach reopens after fecal coliform bacteria levels drop.

  • Aug 13, 2018

One Table has no clear game plan for tackling regional crisis

Seattle and King County’s joint task force to address the crisis still only has vague strategies.

Sound Transit seeks volunteer to serve on agency oversight panel

Opportunity to serve on the Sound Transit Citizen Oversight Panel representing north King County

  • Aug 10, 2018
Community members were able to place votes on what type of zoning a homeless shelter should be located in. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo
                                The city held a public meeting in April to collect feedback on zoning for the LUCA development. Community members were able to place votes on what type of zoning a homeless shelter should be located in. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Bellevue council approves code amendment for homeless shelters

After months of discussion, the council approved the land use code amendment for homeless shelters.

Community members were able to place votes on what type of zoning a homeless shelter should be located in. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo
                                The city held a public meeting in April to collect feedback on zoning for the LUCA development. Community members were able to place votes on what type of zoning a homeless shelter should be located in. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Homebuyers encouraged, “but still on edge,” while sellers face reality check

New figures from Northwest MLS show year-over-year improvement in inventory (up 6.5 percent), but modest drops on both pending sales (down slightly more than 7… Continue reading

  • Aug 10, 2018

Road closures and detours scheduled for Kirkland Summerfest

Road closures and detours will be in place throughout the weekend as Summerfest happens in downtown Kirkland, Aug. 10-12. The City’s boat launch will remain… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2018