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Houghton Community Council seeks volunteers for pro and con ballot statement committees

The Houghton Community Council is recruiting interested residents to formulate the statements…

  • May 22nd, 2017

 

Candidates file for November election

Here are the candidates who have filed to run for office this…

 

Kuderer announces bid to retain 48th District seat

Democratic Sen. Patty Kuderer announced her campaign to retain the state Senate…

  • May 19th, 2017

 

Man breaks phone in jail | Police blotter for May 4-10

The blotter feature is a description of a small selection of police…

  • May 18th, 2017

City completes final intersections of Intelligent Transportation System

Traffic in Kirkland’s Totem Lake and Juanita neighborhoods is getting smarter with…

  • May 19th, 2017

Smith will not run for 45th District senate seat

Kenmore resident Ken Smith has announced that he will not enter the…

  • May 17th, 2017

Energize Eastside releases second draft environmental impact statement

A draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the second phase of the…

Kirkland City Council to hold study session on Houghton/Everest Neighborhood Center

Following the approval of recommendations for zoning changes in the Houghton/Everest Neighborhood…

Group launches campaign to bar government-funded drug injection sites in King County

Advocates say safe injection sites would allow users to consume the drugs in a safe environment with clean needles, which reduces the risk of contracting diseases like HIV, as well as letting staff respond to medical emergencies.

Kirkland’s Bell honored as a top youth volunteer

Patricia Bell, a senior at Juanita High School, was recently honored as…

  • May 15th, 2017

Kirkland, Washington Sea Grant partner to help homeowners restore Lake Washington shoreline

Kirkland has become the first city in the state to partner with…

Kirkland police arrests two suspects in vehicle prowl and identity theft cases

Kirkland police detectives arrested two suspects last week who were involved in…

  • May 12th, 2017

Marina Park boat launch to open Saturday, weather permitting

Construction on the Marina Park Boat launch is scheduled to be complete…

  • May 14th, 2017

Possible changes to SR 520 bus service could affect Eastside riders

These changes could affect up to 12 bus routes managed by Sound Transit and King County Metro which currently make stops at Eastside locations and in Seattle from the University of Washington down to South Lake Union and the city’s downtown core.

State Rep. Slatter announces campaign to retain 48th Legislative District seat

State Rep. Vandana Slatter, former Bellevue City Council member, biotechnology professional and…

  • May 9th, 2017

Kirkland, Kenmore work together to resolve neighborhood flooding issue

With the record-setting rain the Puget Sound region has received this year,…

Man arrested for stealing motorcycle helmet and wrench from Goodwill | Police blotter for April 27-May 3

The blotter feature is a description of a small selection of police…

  • May 8th, 2017

Recycling Collection Event scheduled for Saturday at LWHS

From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday (May 13), Kirkland residents will…

  • May 8th, 2017

Road closures planned for Mother’s Day Half Marathon

Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the Kirkland Mother’s Day Half…

  • May 8th, 2017

Locals organize to show ‘indivisible’ opposition

“We are one nation … indivisible.” Thus is the impetus behind the…

Kirkland hearing examiner issues decision on Carillon Point seaplane permit

The Kirkland hearing examiner has approved — with conditions — the Carillon…

Lake Washington School District receives national environmental award

In 2012, custodians at Lake Washington School District (LWSD) decided to move…

Phelps steps down as Reporter editor

After five years at the helm, Matt Phelps has stepped down as…

  • May 3rd, 2017

Kirkland espresso shop closed by health inspector

Stopwatch Espresso, located inside Lake Washington Institute of Technology at 11605 132nd…

  • May 3rd, 2017

Man arrested for indecent exposure at park | Police blotter for April 20-26

The blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Mayor, city manager to present State of the City address

Kirkland Mayor Amy Walen and City Manager Kurt Triplett will present a…

Kirkland Solid Waste Division named Washington State Recycler of the Year

On May 9, the Washington State Recycling Association (WSRA) will honor the…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Rep. DelBene meets with Veterans Advisory Board

Before heading back to Washington, D.C., to address the nation’s budget, First…

Man arrested for doing meth in Totem Lake Malls parking lot

The blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Housing forum held at Kirkland City Hall

Housing, both in quantity and affordability, is undoubtedly an issue for Kirkland…

LWTech students awarded scholarships by Washington State Hot Rod Hall of Fame

Ten Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) students were recently honored by…

  • Apr 27th, 2017

Planning commission to make Houghton/Everest zoning recommendations to Kirkland City Council

The Kirkland Planning Commission will finalize its recommendations to the Kirkland City…

Message from the city of Kirkland: Keep dogs leashed

The spring bloom draws many residents outside to enjoy the numerous parks and trails throughout Kirkland.

  • Apr 25th, 2017

Tom Neir announces run for Kirkland City Council

Candidates for Kirkland City Council are beginning to come forward as the…

LW baseball to sponsor Hopelink food drive on senior night this Friday

The Lake Washington High baseball program will begin a new tradition this…

  • Apr 25th, 2017

Fire at Kirkland apartment sends one to the hospital, nine families displaced

An apartment fire sent one Kirkland resident to the hospital and killed…

Suspect dents man’s vehicle with fists during road rage incident | Kirkland Police Blotter

The blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Inslee signs bill allowing technical college high school grads to receive diplomas before age 21

On April 20, Gov. Jay Inslee signed Senate Bill 5640, which allows…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Kirkland college students’ games to be showcased at Power Play conference

Two games created by Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) students will…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Unemployment rate drops in Washington to near-record low in March

Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 4.9 to 4.7 percent in…

  • Apr 20th, 2017