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Kim Wyman, Washington’s secretary of state and chief elections officer, discusses the importance of election integrity with the Redmond Rotary on April 12. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Wyman prepared to protect elections

Washington’s secretary of state talks hacking, social media and more at Redmond Rotary.

 

Kirkland honors volunteers, including first Founders Award winner

Volunteers gave 33,000 hours to the city in 2017, a contribution valued at $1 million.

 

County emphasizes impaired driving patrols on 4/20

King County deputies will be patrolling with a dedicated focus on impaired driver detection.

  • Apr 19, 2018

 

LWSD’s budget earns Meritorious Budget Award

The award reflects the district’s strategic goal of being fiscally responsible.

  • Apr 19, 2018

Kirkland homeless women’s, family shelter to serve the Eastside 24/7

The facility will be the first of its kind on the Eastside.

  • Apr 19, 2018

EvergreenHealth receives recertification as Level III Trauma Center

The certification indicates the center provides high standards of trauma care for patients.

  • Apr 19, 2018

Assault kits provide ‘fresh start’ for survivors

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

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PSE offers ways to reduce carbon footprints this Earth Month

PSE plans to hand out thousands of seeds and seedlings at events throughout the Eastside.

  • Apr 19, 2018
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King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert leads the discussion at the opioid event on Monday night. Photo by Josh Kelety

Law enforcement, doctors, and Kathy Lambert talk opioids in Fall City

Panelists discussed broader trends in the epidemic, strategies for identifying addiction, and more.

King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert leads the discussion at the opioid event on Monday night. Photo by Josh Kelety

King County Council passes renter protections bill

The legislation is intended to prevent landlords from discriminating based on the source of a prospective tenant’s income.

Kirkland proclaims April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Local resident shares how community resources helped her family heal from abuse.

Activists begin collecting signatures for November carbon fee initiative

A carbon fee could be on November’s ballot if supporters of I-1631 gather enough signatures.

LWSD offers information and input on sexual health curriculum

LWSD will hold two sessions on April 23 and May 3.

  • Apr 17, 2018

LW baseball teams up with Hopelink for food drive

Lake Washington High baseball is holding its second annual Hopelink food drive during the Kang games versus Juanita High on Friday at Lee Johnson Field.… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2018
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40 parking spaces added across South Kirkland Park and Ride

GarageHop is adding 40 parking spaces across the street from the South Kirkland Park and Ride.

  • Apr 17, 2018
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Kirkland police respond to bomb threat in Rosehill neighborhood

Male suspect held female employee hostage until arrest.

  • Apr 16, 2018
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Kirkland firefighters respond to three adjacent residential fires

One house was severely damaged, but no one was injured.

  • Apr 16, 2018

King County Sheriff’s deputies to carry naloxone

All 450 deputies are slated carry the heroin overdose antidote by mid-summer.

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Washington Supreme Court upholds death penalty conviction of Kirkland killer

The case, which hinges on a 2006 quadruple murder, is likely to be appealed to the United States Supreme Court.

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The spring market heats up

Mona Spencer of John L. Scott Real Estate breaks down the booming housing market.

  • Apr 13, 2018