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State cracks down on derelict vessel in Juanita Bay

AG Ferguson filed charges against a man who ran his vessel aground in Juanita Bay.

Legislative candidates talk testing, taxes at voters’ forum

The focus was on education issues, including funding and preparing students for the future.

Rape allegation against Sen. Joe Fain divides King County Council

In a recent interview, Councilmember Kathy Lambert blamed Fain’s accuser for the alleged rape. Then Lambert’s colleagues distanced themselves from her comments.

Paul Allen, shown in 2015. Courtesy of the Herald

Paul Allen dead at 65

Microsoft co-founder, developer, and philanthropist struggled with cancer for decades

Paul Allen, shown in 2015. Courtesy of the Herald

Suspect holds knife to victim’s stomach, arrested | Police blotter

The Kirkland police blotter for Sept. 27 through Oct. 2.

  • Oct 12, 2018

Neighbors worried about Continental Divide impacts

The project would construct more than 130 apartments in Rose Hill.

Fall housing market shifts, but still seller’s market

Real estate snapshot for Kirkland

  • Oct 12, 2018

State Supreme Court strikes down death penalty

All nine justices found the use of capital punishment in Washington state unconstitutional and racially biased.

B.C. pipeline rupture halts trash service to many Eastside cities

Waste Management fleet without fuel; PSE has urged customers to reduce consumption.

B.C. pipeline rupture halts trash service to many Eastside cities

Waste Management fleet without fuel; PSE has urged customers to reduce consumption.

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UPDATE: Man charged with assault after attacking NU security

Elizjah White is charged with two counts of assault after attacking two security guards.

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Kirkland Fire Department receives pet oxygen mask donation

The equipment can save the lives of pets suffering from smoke inhalation.

Incarcerated and infirmed: How Northwest Detention Center is failing sick inmates

Inadequate medical care plagues immigrants at facility, but ICE claims otherwise

Kirkland City Council reviews Totem Lake Park design

Due to budget constraints, the city will explore alternative locations for the planned sprayground.

Executive Dow Constantine proposes $11.6 Billion budget

With King County’s finances already stretched thin, Constantine’s budget largely maintains current services while making investments in transit, law enforcement, and juvenile justice reform.

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Suspect stabs Northwest University security guards

The library director and a student helped subdue the suspect before police arrived.

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Finding a balance: wine, food and the future of the Sammamish Valley

A proposed ordinance has put a neighborhood association at odds with local tasting rooms.

Greg McClellan of Kirkland completes his 48-hour long concept album after almost 20 years. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Kirkland man creates 48-hour long concept album

Greg McClellan finishes what may be the world’s longest album in dedication to his lifelong friend.

Greg McClellan of Kirkland completes his 48-hour long concept album after almost 20 years. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Kirkland City Council passes resolution in support of I-1639

On Sept. 18, the Kirkland City Council approved Resolution R-5334, a resolution supporting Initiative 1639, concerning firearms. The resolution in support of I-1639 was approved… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2018

Locked up and poor

King County courts use money bail to incarcerate defendants before trial. Should the system be reformed?