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Across the state there are 20 cities with more than 15,000 residents that require recycling services. Of these, all but two are in King County, with the remaining two residing in Snohomish County. File photo

Recycling audit shows higher use but increased cost

Cities with embedded recycling service increase rates to cover costs of “free” service

Across the state there are 20 cities with more than 15,000 residents that require recycling services. Of these, all but two are in King County, with the remaining two residing in Snohomish County. File photo
An example of the neo-Nazi propaganda which appeared recently in Kirkland. Posters like these are put up by the far-right group Patriot Front which can be removed or covered up by residents. Contributed photo

Mayor, religion leaders respond to hate group fliers posted around Kirkland

The fliers advertised the same organization that distributed fliers in bags with candy around Bellevue in June.

An example of the neo-Nazi propaganda which appeared recently in Kirkland. Posters like these are put up by the far-right group Patriot Front which can be removed or covered up by residents. Contributed photo

PSE natural gas bills will be lower this winter

Puget Sound Energy residential natural gas customers will see lower energy bills this winter after rates were adjusted lower to reflect the decreased cost of… Continue reading

LWTech hosts annual benefit breakfast to support students’ emergency funds

Bob and Linda Tjossem are honored for their generosity through scholarship fund.

Safeco Field funding referendum withdrawn

The mysterious backers of the initiative won’t say why, but some think it’s because they couldn’t get funding to gather the necessary signatures.

Map shows the major river locations in King County. Photo courtesy of King County

King County leaders urge residents to prepare for seasonal flooding

Executive Constantine and Flood Control district chair Dunn urge preparedness to ensure people and property remain safe.

Map shows the major river locations in King County. Photo courtesy of King County

DelBene, Beeler say they would bring business experience to Congress

The candidates in the 1st Congressional District answer questions on guns, the budget and more.

  • Oct 30, 2018

Shortest ever ‘Obamacare’ enrollment period starts Nov. 1

The Trump administration slashes the time frame to sign up for insurance.

County Council celebrates Pro Bono week

King County Council proclaimed Oct. 21-27 as Pro Bono Week.

Suspect breaks victim’s nose, causes black eye, missing tooth | Police blotter

The Kirkland police blotter for Oct. 15 through 18.

  • Oct 29, 2018

Dhingra, Fonk face off in 45th

Democrat seeks to hold her seat, which turned the Washington State Senate blue last year.

  • Oct 26, 2018

Candidates give their take on taxes, housing, and gun safety

Kuderer and Tom answer questions from the Reporter.

  • Oct 26, 2018

Two Democrats face off for Distrcit 48’s position 2 seat

Amy Walen and Cindi Bright are vieing for the position, which is being vacated by retiring Rep. Joan McBride.

  • Oct 26, 2018

King County Assessor John Wilson launches new Taxpayer Transparency Tool

Website makes it easier for King County Residents to know how their property taxes are being invested

Kirkland City Council honors ARCH’s Arthur Sullivan

The program manager for A Regional Coalition for Housing since 1992 is retiring.

  • Oct 25, 2018

Springer, Krabach campaign for House seat on the Eastside

Voters have a choice for position 2 in the 45th district, which covers Kirkland and Redmond.

  • Oct 25, 2018

Goodman, Curtis vie for 45th district House seat

Candidates for position 1 answer questions on taxes, guns and more.

  • Oct 25, 2018

Bothell residents Stanford, Colver run to represent the 1st district

Washington’s 1st Legislative District covers Bothell and Kirkland.

  • Oct 24, 2018

Kloba, Blodgett share ideas for 1st legislative district

The candidates for state representative, position 2 answer questions on taxes, guns and more.

  • Oct 24, 2018

Suspect arrested after assault at Fairfax Hospital | Police blotter

The Kirkland police blotter for Oct. 11 through 13.

  • Oct 23, 2018