Man arrested with four times the legal limit of alcohol in bloodstream | Kirkland Police Blotter

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 8:00AM updated at 2:45PM

The blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical round-up of all calls to the Kirkland Police Department that are dispatched to on-duty police officers. The Kirkland Reporter police blotter is not intended to be representative of all police calls originating in Kirkland, which average about 1,000 per week.


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Kirkland-based EvergreenHealth emergency department to lead team in Monroe

  • Apr 14, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Apr 17, 2015 at 3:01PM

EvergreenHealth Monroe announced on April 14 that EvergreenHealth’s emergency physicians group in Kirkland will lead and staff the community hospital’s emergency department. The two hospitals signed an agreement that will bring board-certified emergency providers to Monroe’s ED staff beginning in July, led by Dr. Kevin Hanson.

Employment Securities Department: Washington’s jobs outlook continues positive trend

  • Apr 15, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Apr 17, 2015 at 2:59PM

After several months of increasing or steady unemployment rates, Washington’s unemployment rate for the month of March dropped to 5.9 percent, on a preliminary, seasonally adjusted basis, according to estimates by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Kirkland fights for completion of state highway project in Totem Lake neighborhood

  • Apr 15, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Apr 17, 2015 at 2:59PM

The state House has included $75 million in its transportation budget for a project to build freeway access ramps at Northeast 132nd Street in the Totem Lake neighborhood of Kirkland. The House bill will have to be reconciled with the Senate version, however, which does not include the allocation.

Sen. Cyrus Habib pushes bill for legislative YouTube testimony

  • Apr 15, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Apr 17, 2015 at 2:58PM

A bill to modernize the process of legislative testimony and open the doors to state government for people across the state advanced today, as it passed the House of Representatives on a 96-2 vote. The bill previously passed the Senate on a unanimous 46-0 vote.

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