In Brief

Kirkland neighborhoods will be busy in the coming weeks with the following public walks:

  • Monday, April 14, 2008 5:29pm
  • News

Neighborhoods busy with community walks

Kirkland neighborhoods will be busy in the coming weeks with the following public walks:

· The “Celebrate Sidewalks!” walk on April 26 starts at 9:30 a.m. at the Woodlands Park Gazebo. Put on by the Highlands Neighborhood Association to celebrate the completion of a sidewalk that connects the neighborhood to the downtown, the walk goes from Woodlands Park to Peter Kirk Park. Giveaways, prizes, snacks and free return bus passes will be available at the trek’s end. For information on the event, visit

· The Juanita Beach/Kirkland Volkswalk is Saturday, May 3, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sponsored by the Interlaken Trailblazers Volkssport Club, the walk includes 5, 11, 15 or 21 kilometer trails. For event information, visit

· The “Walk Houghton” neighborhood walk is Saturday, May 17, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The event starts at the Houghton Shopping Center and includes prize drawings, giveaways, food and music. For event information, visit

More in News

Sarah Yount, former YES client, speaks at YES’s 50th anniversary celebration on Nov. 2. Madison Miller/staff photo.
Youth Eastside Services celebrates 50 years

YES celebrates 50 years of providing youth and family behavioral health services.

Nude suspect blocks traffic, fights officers | Police blotter

The Kirkland police blotter for Oct. 25 through Nov. 1.

Sky Metalwala has been missing for seven years. Photo courtesy of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Police plead for help in search for missing boy

Sky has been missing since Nov. 6, 2011 and turned 9 years old on Sept. 2.

Protesters chant “What do we want? Justice! When do we want it? Now!” at the intersection of Northeast 124th Street and 124th Avenue Northeast Thursday evening. Kailan Manandic, staff photo
Kirkland locals rally in national protest to protect Mueller

Protesters across the nation respond to former Attorney General Jeff Session’s resignation.

From L-R: Panelist Roderic Camp from Claremont University, William Beezley from University of Arizona, Linda, and Guillermo Sheridan from UNAM-Seattle touched on the subject of U.S.-Mexico relations on Nov. 1 at Northwest University. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.
Northwest University hosts public academic conference

NU partners with National Autonomous University of Mexico to discuss U.S.-Mexico relations

Kuderer leads Tom; Walen over Bright

Legislative District 48 race. Results are preliminary.

One of the things Kirkland’s Proposition 1 will pay for is police services. Courtesy photo
Voters decide on city’s Prop. 1 measure

The sales tax increase for police services and community safety was passing as of election night.

Democrats lead in 1st Legislative District

Derek Stanford and Shelley Kloba were successful in their re-election bids.

Most Read