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Man divorces his wife without her knowledge | Police Blotter

Police blotter for July 12-18.

  • Aug 7, 2019

Bliesner and Wilkins likely to advance to general election

As of Tuesday evening 26,692 ballots were returned out of 114,894 registered voters for the school board race.

King County’s Prop. 1 parks levy is passing

Initial results from the Aug. 6 primary King County Council races are also in.

Corporate volunteerism builds culture of giving back in Kirkland

Throughout June, the city has benefited from corporate volunteerism initiatives hosted by a variety of organizations.

  • Aug 2, 2019

Kirkland Parks Department expands recreation scholarship program

The scholarship program now includes more opportunities for Kirkland residents

  • Aug 1, 2019
Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service

State awards millions for salmon recovery

Puget Sound counties received more than $45 million.

Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service

Kirkland Fire department celebrates awards and promotions

Firefighter Jesse Martindale and Lt. Tyrel Koistinen received Medals of Valor.

  • Jul 31, 2019

Port of Seattle grants fund economic development across the Eastside

This year’s Port of Seattle funding supports economic development projects in Eastside cities.

FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.

King County Sheriff’s Office develops I-940 training to reduce deadly force

Recruits hired after Dec. 7 will need additional training coming out of the academy.

FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.
Doreen Marchione at her retirement celebration in 2017. File photo

Former Kirkland deputy mayor Doreen Marchione dies at 80

Marchione served as Redmond councilmember and mayor as well.

Doreen Marchione at her retirement celebration in 2017. File photo

Botox thief arrested after allegedly stealing cosmetic services on Eastside

Tips led Kirkland police to 30-year-old suspect.

King County assessor releases taxpayer transparency tool for primary election

Website details cost of proposed ballot measures by household.

  • Jul 26, 2019

Paint thrown all over local home | Police Blotter

Police blotter for July 4-11.

  • Jul 24, 2019

Sound Transit updates Kirkland council on Bus Rapid Transit station coming in 2024

Sound Transit’s I-405 Bus Rapid Transit system is progressing as the project begins design in 2020.

Townhouse fire on 124th Avenue under investigation

Bellevue, Woodinville and Redmond all responded to the blaze.

  • Jul 23, 2019

Juanita Beach is open for swimming

After multiple days of collecting samples with low bacteria concentrations closure has been lifted.

  • Jul 23, 2019

King County jail lost water 16 times since 2018

The building has been plagued with water failures stemming from Aquatherm pipes.

Inmate who escaped from work crew found in Kirkland

Man was convicted on theft and stolen property charges.

  • Jul 23, 2019
Attendees take a closer look at the new Eastrail logo and tagline, “Let’s Connect” on July 20 in Redmond. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

East Rail Corridor is now Eastrail

Eastrail will be an uninterrupted 42-mile trail connected to Link light rail opening on the Eastside in 2023.

Attendees take a closer look at the new Eastrail logo and tagline, “Let’s Connect” on July 20 in Redmond. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo