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One of the things Kirkland’s Proposition 1 will pay for is police services. Courtesy photo

Voters decide on city’s Prop. 1 measure

The sales tax increase for police services and community safety was passing as of election night.

One of the things Kirkland’s Proposition 1 will pay for is police services. Courtesy photo

Democrats lead in 1st Legislative District

Derek Stanford and Shelley Kloba were successful in their re-election bids.

  • Nov 6, 2018

Democrats lead in 45th Legislative District

Dhingra, Goodman and Springer earned about two thirds of the vote.

DelBene leads in 1st Congressional District in early returns

As of election night, incumbent Suzan DelBene was leading with 69 percent of the vote, to Jeffrey Beeler’s 31 percent.

  • Nov 6, 2018

Suspects steal wine, tequila, police recover tequila | Police blotter

The Kirkland police blotter for Oct. 18 through 23.

  • Nov 6, 2018

Upcoming shelter for women and families offers hope to Kirkland

The city anticipates the shelter for families and women to be completed in 2020.

State Supreme Court bans life without parole for juveniles

Washington, along with 20 other states, will no longer sentence juveniles to life without parole.

Local employees protest sexual misconduct in Google walkout

Google’s Kirkland campus took part in the worldwide protest of sexual misconduct within the company.

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