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EvergreenHealth nurses honored with excellence awards for exceptional service

EvergreenHealth recently recognized seven top-performing registered nurses.

  • Aug 7, 2018

Public invited to review draft transportation plan for 2040 and beyond

Statewide policy plan offers public to review and comment by Sept. 20.

  • Aug 7, 2018

Inglewood resident appointed as Northshore Utility District Commissioner

Long-time Commissioner Peterson retires; Mortimer sworn in.

  • Aug 7, 2018
Washington State Department of Health. Courtesy photo.

Washington joins Undetectable = Untransmittable HIV prevention campaign

Washington is the sixth state health department to join the campaign along with 18 other states.

  • Aug 7, 2018
Washington State Department of Health. Courtesy photo.

Tourism Development Committee seeks applicants for vacancies

There are three vacancies on the Tourism Development Committee.

  • Aug 6, 2018

LWTech President to speak at worksource forum

“Women and Work Empowerment Forum” will be on Aug. 8 from 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

  • Aug 6, 2018

Seattle-based charity receives large donation from Kirkland bridge money lender

Austen Everett Foundation receives $25,600 from Rain City Capital

  • Aug 6, 2018

Kirkland little league softball team to compete in Little League World Series

A group will organize a bus to take community members to the game.

  • Aug 3, 2018
A salmon. File photo

State Fish and Wildlife seeks $60 million in funding

The department is facing a $33 million shortfall and also hopes to secure future funding.

A salmon. File photo

Kirkland firefighters deployed to fight fires in Oregon and California

Six Kirkland firefighters have recently been deployed to assist in fighting wildfires in Oregon and California. On July 21, Captain Ken Henderson and Firefighter Shawn… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2018

A look back at first year of E-DUI

Kirkland ranks the fourth lowest distracted driving crash rate on the Eastside over the past decade.

Kirkland Native trains at the Navy’s largest aviation training center

Charles Heitz serves with the Naval Air Technical Training Center at Naval Air Station.

  • Aug 2, 2018

Street preservation program begins August 6

Slurry seal process to close street sections of Kingsgate and North Rose Hill neighborhoods.

  • Aug 2, 2018

CERT registration opens for September course

Hands-on course teaches community disaster relief

  • Aug 2, 2018

Kirkland continues gun safety discussion

The city’s sales tax measure would address some ideas raised by the community.

Lucia Wyss, a Hidden Valley Farms co-owner and West Seattle Farmers Market vendor, lobbied in favor of HB 2671. Melissa Hellmann/staff photo
                                Lucia Wyss, a Hidden Valley Farms co-owner and West Seattle Farmers Market vendor, lobbied in favor of HB 2671. Melissa Hellmann/staff photo

Sowing the seeds of mental health

Suicide is an epidemic amongst agricultural workers; farmers and lawmakers work to find solutions.

Lucia Wyss, a Hidden Valley Farms co-owner and West Seattle Farmers Market vendor, lobbied in favor of HB 2671. Melissa Hellmann/staff photo
                                Lucia Wyss, a Hidden Valley Farms co-owner and West Seattle Farmers Market vendor, lobbied in favor of HB 2671. Melissa Hellmann/staff photo

Kirkland Kiwanis donates $1,562 toward assault survivor kits

Assistance League of the Eastside provides assault victims with essentials after hospital stay

  • Aug 1, 2018
Illustration by Joshua Boulet

The deferred dreams of working women on H-4 visas

Thousands of Indian women throughout the country could once again be barred from employment.

Illustration by Joshua Boulet

LifeNet Health recognizes EvergreenHealth with Circle of Life Tissue Donation award

EvergreenHealth recognized for facilitating 125 tissue grafts.

  • Jul 31, 2018

EvergreenHealth Signature Care welcomes Dr. Venuka Wickramaarachchi

“Dr. Wick” brings experience implementing individualized treatment plans for patients.

  • Jul 31, 2018