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24-year-old man arrested for assaulting brother | Police blotter for Oct. 5-10

The blotter feature is a description of a small selection of police incidents and calls to the Kirkland Police Department that are dispatched to on-duty… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2017

Permanent homeless shelter could be coming to the Eastside in 2019 | Video

Several faith-based organizations, in partner with local agencies and municipalities, are working to create a permanent homeless shelter that will house women and families living… Continue reading

Village at Totem Lake update: Nordstrom Rack, Trader Joe’s moving in late October

The Village at Totem Lake is taking shape, with the first retail businesses scheduled to open in the new mall later this month. Trader Joe’s… Continue reading

Advisory group to discuss next steps for I-405/SR 167 corridor projects, transit performance

The public is invited to join Washington State Department of Transportation and elected officials on Tuesday in Bothell as they discuss ongoing and future improvements… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2017

Eastside Health Network, Cigna launch accountable care program

Eastside Health Network, the clinically integrated provider network that includes Overlake, EvergreenHealth and dozens of independent physician practices, recently launched an initiative with Cigna to… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2017

CERT class teaches basic preparedness techniques

On Sept. 20, Kirkland’s Community Emergency Response Team began a nine-week disaster training course that instructs about 35 citizens how to “help themselves, their families… Continue reading

LWTech receives $275K grant for advanced manufacturing training

Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech), in collaboration and partnership with the Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County, received a $275,000 Washington state Talent and… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

20-year-old found to have $26K in warrants from three cities | Police blotter for Sept. 22-28

The blotter feature is a description of a small selection of police incidents and calls to the Kirkland Police Department that are dispatched to on-duty… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017

Eastside senatorial candidates sound off on fully funding education

Cutting corporate tax loopholes, exercising fiscal discipline, creating a public infrastructure bank and providing more choice schools were the ideas Eastside Senatorial candidates presented on… Continue reading

Redmond City Council candidates share ideas at community forum

Candidates for four local races on November’s ballot met in Redmond on Oct. 5 for a community forum. Position 3 on the Lake Washington School… Continue reading

Will Washingtonians be able to grow their own weed?

When Initiative 502, which legalized a recreational market for marijuana, was approved by voters in 2012, it did not include allowances for non-medical patients to… Continue reading

Volunteer ‘survivors’ needed for realistic CERT drill Nov. 18

The Kirkland Community Emergency Response Team needs 32 volunteers for its final simulation drill in mid-November, in which newly trained CERT participants demonstrate their disaster… Continue reading

Great Washington ShakeOut set for Oct. 19 | Video

It’s that time of year again, where Washington residents will have an opporutnity to practice what to do in an earthquake. Millions of people worldwide… Continue reading

Indivisible Kirkland Kenmore to host Kirkland City Council, Lake Washington School Board forum

Indivisible Kirkland Kenmore will host a forum for candidates bidding for the Kirkland City Council and the Lake Washington School Board from 2-3:30 p.m. on… Continue reading

Recycle bulky items, hazardous materials at Kirkland’s Recycling Collection Event Saturday

Recycle some items that aren’t accepted in your weekly collection service at the City of Kirkland’s Recycling Collection Event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2017

Cascadia College offers career track degrees in biology, homeland security emergency management

Cascadia College is offering two new associate degrees for students this fall. The Homeland Security Emergency Management degree provides career-bound students with practical experience to… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2017

Bellevue police investigating series of necklace robberies

Bellevue police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspects involved in a recent series of necklace robberies in Bellevue. The same suspects… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2017

New rapid transit bus lines could hit Redmond by 2024

Two additional RapidRide bus lines could be in the cards for Redmond if a plan to expand routes countywide is approved. King County Metro currently… Continue reading

City explores possible zoning change for unrelated occupants in single-family zones

By Kailan Manandic Special to the Reporter The City of Kirkland may change a zoning regulation that displaced a group of college students and young… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2017

EvergreenHealth implements UV technology to help fight infection-causing pathogens, enhancing hospital safety

As part of its ongoing commitment to patient safety, EvergreenHealth has partnered with Clorox Healthcare to bring advanced ultraviolet light disinfecting technology to the health… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2017