LWSD places bond, levies on February ballot

Voters in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) will be asked to approve two levy renewals and a bond on the Feb. 13 special election… Continue reading

Eastside Muslim Safety Forum brings awareness to cultural understanding, crime prevention

Police officers around the Eastside gather with community in Bellevue

Kirkland sailor serves in Indian Ocean

Vongpanya is currently assigned to the USS Pearl Harbor.

  • Jan 5, 2018

45th district Dems give priority preview

At the state 45th Legislative District’s first meeting of 2018 on Wednesday night, Democrats took time to review some issues left unresolved after last year’s… Continue reading

LWTech hosts Board of Trustees meeting

The Board of Trustees for Lake Washington Institute of Technology are scheduled to meet on Jan. 8 from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the… Continue reading

  • Jan 4, 2018

Local church helps women get off the streets and into homes

The Sophia Way aims to eventually open a permanent emergency shelter in Kirkland.

Fanny Yee (center) stands among the Northshore Utility District Board of Commissioners along with Al Nelson (right), who is the incoming general manager. Courtesy of the Northshore Utility District

Northshore Utility District sends off long-time manager

More than 70,000 residents in parts of Bothell, Kirkland and the entirety of Kenmore recently lost a long-time public servant who quietly helped keep their… Continue reading

Fanny Yee (center) stands among the Northshore Utility District Board of Commissioners along with Al Nelson (right), who is the incoming general manager. Courtesy of the Northshore Utility District

Firefighters extinguish Redmond apartment blaze

There were no reported injuries in a Redmond apartment fire on the afternoon of Dec. 29. Firefighters from the Redmond Fire Department extinguished the blaze… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2018

Redmond Fire Department honors Eastside family for life-saving action

It was a seemingly normal day last April as Frank Inman, 76, helped his daughter, her husband and other family members move items at a… Continue reading

5 arrested after Kirkland police uncover extensive criminal activity

Suspects were involved in narcotics, stolen property and cars as well as mail and identity theft.

  • Dec 29, 2017

Eastside legislators gather for annual breakfast before 2018 session

The East King County Chambers Coalition will host their annual legislative breakfast on Jan. 4 at 7:30 a.m. in the Hyatt Regency Bellevue. The coalition… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2017

Attorney general sends allegations against King County to PDC for review

PDC has the authority to take action against King County as needed

  • Dec 28, 2017

A look back at Kirkland in 2017

A year in review.

  • Dec 28, 2017

Matison to become city animal control officer

Kirkland’s Animal Services program will replace its contract with the Regional Animal Services of King County.

10 sent to hospital for carbon monoxide exposure at Redmond townhomes

Preliminary investigation indicates cause may have been a vehicle accidentally left running in a garage.

  • Dec 26, 2017

County institutes new recycling rule at Houghton Recycling & Transfer Station

Increased recycling will cut waste, fight climate change, save landfill space.

  • Dec 22, 2017

City receives John D. Spellman Award for historic preservation

Kirkland recognized for its effort to protect buildings surrounded by new development.

  • Dec 21, 2017

State AG files lawsuit against Value Village alleging widespread deception

Staff Report Washington state has filed a lawsuit against the company that owns Value Village, alleging the Bellevue-based company TVI, Inc. lied to customers and… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2017