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<p>Neil Ostroff stands on one of the newly constructed bridges at Big Finn Hill Park. AARON KUNKLER/Kirkland Reporter </p> -

County steps up to make two north Kirkland parks more accessable

  • Today at 12:00AM updated at 10:23AM

The King County Parks Department has been working since late July in Big Finn Hill and Denny Parks in north Kirkland to restore trails and create new bridges, which frequent park-goers say will greatly increase accessibility within the 46-acre park.

 

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Developer may alter proposal for Saint Edward seminary building in response to changes by state legislature

  • Today at 12:00AM updated at 9:56AM

Kevin Daniels, a Seattle-based real estate developer who has been working with the state in an attempt to transform the crumbling Saint Edward Seminary into a lodge, said decisions by the legislature this year may alter his proposal plans.

Old Friends Club helps seniors in Kirkland keep active

  • Today at 6:30AM

Maintaining healthy social bonds is one of the best ways to protect mental health, especially in old age.

Controlled burn at North Rose Hill fire station part of training academy

  • Aug 22, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Aug 23, 2016 at 10:39AM

Should Kirklanders have spotted smoke in the skies this afternoon, there's no reason for concern: the Kirkland Fire Department is running training exercises behind Station 26 in the North Rose Hill neighborhood.

Tree-pruning along Holmes Point Drive begins this week to avoid power outages

  • Aug 22, 2016 at 2:53PM

Kirkland's Public Works Department will be closing the south entrance of Holmes Point Drive in the Finn Hill neighborhood on Aug. 26, so that work can begin to reduce the height of leaning trees—mostly alder and fir—along 76th Place Northeast also known as Holmes Point Drive.

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