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Unemployment rate hits nine-year low in Washington

The following is a release from the Washington State Employment Security Department:…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

 

Hundreds turn out for Bellevue hate crime info session

Seattle, and the rest of the country, finds itself in interesting times.…

 

Speakers share success stories at Friends of Youth fundraiser

During the Celebration of Youth luncheon fundraiser for Kirkland-based Friends of Youth…

 

City of Kirkland hosting open house, public hearing on future of Houghton/Everest Neighborhood Center

The following is a release from the City of Kirkland: Residents are…

  • Mar 21st, 2017

Two-alarm fire at Brown Bag Cafe in Kirkland believed to be an accident, investigation continues

The Kirkland Fire Department was called to the Brown Bag Cafe in…

AAUW honors Kirkland LWSD scholars

Seven outstanding female high school juniors from Kirkland gathered with family and…

  • Mar 20th, 2017

Inslee signs bill assuring schools’ 28 percent levy-lid secure until 2019 expiration

By Grace Swanson WNPA Olympia News Bureau OLYMPIA, Mar. 16 — Gov.…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Pint-sized pros: Kamiakin Middle School jazz program preps for busy spring schedule

Ward Brannman’s band has an hour of tunes prepared, everything from Latin…

  • Mar 16th, 2017

Kirkland acquires more property for Totem Lake Park

The Kirkland City Council unanimously approved the purchase of a $190,000 parcel…

Man attempts to stab girlfriend’s son with fork over driving privileges | Kirkland Police Blotter

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

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Sen. Rossi pens bill for state parks funding

Senate Ways and Means Committee held a public hearing on Sen. Dino…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Pascal seeks new term on Kirkland City Council

With an eye towards enhanced transportation options, more investments in parks and…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

AAA to offer Driver Improvement Program at Madison House in Kirkland

The AAA Driver Improvement Program is offering a refresher course on defensive…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

LWTech in Kirkland awards tenure to six faculty members

The Board of Trustees of Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) in…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Lake Washington Schools Foundation agrees to subsidize test fees for low-income students

The Lake Washington Schools Foundation Board of Trustees unanimously agreed to subsidize…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Clothing drive at Juanita Elementary School

Juanita Elementary School PTA is partnering with Clothes for the Cause to…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

Community invited to Kirk Elementary School open house event

The Lake Washington School District (LWSD) has a plan to build schools…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

City of Kirkland’s 21 capital projects for 2017

The City of Kirkland will be managing a few dozen projects in…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

EvergreenHealth celebrates 45 years serving Kirkland

EvergreenHealth marks a significant milestone in its history as it celebrates its…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

King County reports a big increase in recycling transfer stations, drop boxes in 2016

The following is a release from King County: Thanks to an expansion…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Metro, Sound Transit seek public input on future of SR 520 transit service

The following is a release from Metro and Sound Transit: Eastside residents…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Unemployment rate holds steady in Washington for January

The following is a release from the Washington State Employment Security Department:…

  • Mar 9th, 2017

Kirkland dentist pleads not-guilty to assault, weapons charges

A Kirkland dentist pleaded not-guilty to assault and weapons charges stemming from…

Ex-boyfriend arrested after stealing Kirkland woman’s dog, dumping in Bellevue | Kirkland police blotter

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

It’s time to “spring forward” this weekend

It’s time to “spring forward” into Daylight Savings Time so don’t forget…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

City of Kirkland to host open house for Totem Lake Connector Bridge March 16

Kirkland residents will get their first chance to evaluate several sketched concepts…

  • Mar 9th, 2017

Wind advisory for Western Washington, 40-50 mph gusts Friday morning

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Western Washington…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

New EvergreenHealth wing a blend of “high tech and high care”

Bob Malte, CEO of EvergreenHealth, had few extra comments scribbled on his…

Hearing Examiner denies local appeal, upholds city decision on Seaplane company

The Kirkland Hearing Examiner denied an appeal by local residents, an attempt…

Kirkland city councilmember Doreen Marchione to retire at end of 2017 term

Marchione elected in 2009, made housing of homeless a top priority

  • Mar 7th, 2017

Public records bills await Senate action, current and former Kirkland council members active on issue

Public records are one of the most important tools citizens use to keep tabs on government, but emerging technologies have made maintaining their accessibility in the digital age for government agencies a challenge.

  • Mar 9th, 2017

Man caught by Kirkland police dog after breaking into Lake Washington High School

An intoxicated man broke into Lake Washington High School last week, in…

Kirkland developer Lobsang Dargey won’t fight fraud lawsuit

Embattled real estate developer Lobsang Dargey has dropped his fight against a…

  • Mar 6th, 2017

Arnold announces Kirkland City Council re-election bid

Deputy Mayor Jay Arnold announced he is running for re-election to the…

  • Mar 6th, 2017

Prosecutor: Kirkland dentist pointed gun at military veteran outside Juanita Pub

A Kirkland dentist has been charged with second-degree assault and unlawful discharge…

EvergreenHealth in Kirkland named a “150 Great Place to Work in Healthcare”

The following is a release from EvergreenHealth: EvergreenHealth was recently named one…

  • Mar 6th, 2017

Traffic detours for Kirkland Shamrock Run March 11

Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the annual Kirkland Shamrock Run to be held at Marina Park on Saturday, March 11.

  • Mar 6th, 2017

Kirkland man dies in avalanche in Kittitas County

A Kirkland man who was caught in a large avalanche died Saturday…

Rep. Slatter bill on colllecting information on homeless youth passes House

The House of Representatives considered legislation regarding the collection of information from…

  • Mar 6th, 2017

Sen. Rossi challenges constitutionality of Sound Transit car tab tax

Sen. Dino Rossi, who represents Kirkland from the 45th District, and Sen.…

  • Mar 6th, 2017