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Suspect in Kirkland father’s murder pleads not guilty

He faces charges of first-degree murder and attempted murder.

Kirkland, other crews respond to two-alarm house fire in Totem Lake

One male and a dog were able to get out of the house, there are no injuries and everyone has been accounted for.

Bike share companies, such as Lime, have products lined up around larger cities to help provide transportation. Photo courtesy of Anna Tegelberg.

Bikes or scooters? Micro-mobility in Kirkland transportation remains undecided

Council expresses mixed reviews about bike and scooter-share programs.

Bike share companies, such as Lime, have products lined up around larger cities to help provide transportation. Photo courtesy of Anna Tegelberg.
In this file photo, marchers make their way from Trinity Episcopal Church in Everett on Feb. 26, 2017. Muslim refugees’ admissions into the U.S. have declined by 85 percent since the Trump administration came into power in 2017, according to the International Rescue Committee. Sound Publishing file photo

Report: Fewer refugees settling in U.S. and Washington state

Admissions are on pace to only reach around one-fifth of their limit in 2019.

In this file photo, marchers make their way from Trinity Episcopal Church in Everett on Feb. 26, 2017. Muslim refugees’ admissions into the U.S. have declined by 85 percent since the Trump administration came into power in 2017, according to the International Rescue Committee. Sound Publishing file photo

Caller concerned over dying racoon | Police Blotter

Police blotter for May 30-June 3.

  • Jun 25, 2019
Nurses, physicians and social workers continue their education on proper responses for human trafficking patients. Madeline Coats/staff photo

Health care professionals improve response for human trafficking victims

EvergreenHealth partnered with Seattle Against Slavery in the fight against labor and sex trafficking.

Nurses, physicians and social workers continue their education on proper responses for human trafficking patients. Madeline Coats/staff photo

Kirkland faces a $10 million deficit next biennium

The city is already looking for ways to address it, but details will be scarce until this fall.

A high tide at Raymond’s Willapa Landing Park in Grays Harbor County, Washington. Sound Publishing file photo

On the West Coast, Washington is most prone to sea level rise damage

Report by the Center for Climate Integrity shows multibillion-dollar cost of battling back the sea.

A high tide at Raymond’s Willapa Landing Park in Grays Harbor County, Washington. Sound Publishing file photo

Triplett talks 2019-20 Kirkland plans

The city manager addressed residents a Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

LWTech board extends contract for Morrison

College president Dr. Amy Morrison’s contract has been approved through 2024.

  • Jun 19, 2019

Caller concerned over unlawful chicken posession | Police Blotter

Police blotter for May 23-30.

  • Jun 18, 2019

What’s next for Washington’s 2045 green energy goal?

The Legislature set the goal, but how does the state actually get there?

June 4 city council meeting roundup

The Kirkland City Council met on June 4 and accomplished several actions for the month of June.

  • Jun 14, 2019

Tasting room proposal could redefine alcohol production in King County

Pilot program would benefit wineries, breweries and distilleries. Several farmers are concerned.

City to host Square Park Master Plan open house

The open house will take place at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on June 20.

  • Jun 13, 2019
Lake Washington High’s baseball team after winning the 3A state title. Courtesy photo

Kirkland City Council to congratulate Kangs

During its June 18 meeting, Kirkland City Council will congratulate the Lake Washington High School Kangs varsity baseball team on its 3A state championship. Coaches… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2019
Lake Washington High’s baseball team after winning the 3A state title. Courtesy photo
Kirkland City Hall. Reporter file photo

City of Kirkland network restored | UPDATE

The network problem was caused by a broken strand of fiber.

  • Jun 12, 2019
Kirkland City Hall. Reporter file photo

Former soccer team owner faces rape charge in Kirkland case

King County prosecutors filed charge against Dion Earl.

E. coli levels keep Juanita Beach closed for days

It’s hard to know what’s causing the bacteria to thrive.

Victim of Kirkland homicide was ‘friend to everyone’

Community fundraising for funeral costs for father of three.