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A search of the suspect’s residence yielded nearly a pound of meth, almost 20 grams of heroin and a large amount of cash. Police also found a loaded handgun in his vehicle. Courtesy of the Redmond Police Department

Redmond police Pro-Act Unit nabs major Eastside drug dealer in Kirkland

After what the Redmond Police Department (RPD) noted as a lengthy investigation, the RPD Pro-Act Unit arrested a 39-year-old Kirkland man who police said was… Continue reading

A search of the suspect’s residence yielded nearly a pound of meth, almost 20 grams of heroin and a large amount of cash. Police also found a loaded handgun in his vehicle. Courtesy of the Redmond Police Department

Man arrested after assaulting two hospital staff members in a 24-hour span | Police blotter for Feb. 16-23

The blotter feature is a description of a small selection of police incidents and calls to the Kirkland Police Department that are dispatched to on-duty… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2018
Hundreds of people gathered at a Moms Demand Action meeting for gun control at Kirkland Middle School on Feb. 25. Aaron Kunkler/Redmond Reporter

Hundreds turn out for Eastside gun-control meeting

Hundreds of people gathered in Kirkland on Sunday to rally for increased gun control. The meeting was put on by the Washington state chapter of… Continue reading

Hundreds of people gathered at a Moms Demand Action meeting for gun control at Kirkland Middle School on Feb. 25. Aaron Kunkler/Redmond Reporter
Community members review the current designs of the Totem Lake Connector Bridge and the proposed “plank” overlook that will offer a unique view of Totem Lake. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter

Totem Lake bridge moves to final design phases

Kirkland council is expected to offer final approval in April.

Community members review the current designs of the Totem Lake Connector Bridge and the proposed “plank” overlook that will offer a unique view of Totem Lake. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter

Man arrested for DUI after almost colliding with arresting officer’s vehicle | Police blotter for Feb. 7-13

The blotter feature is a description of a small selection of police incidents and calls to the Kirkland Police Department that are dispatched to on-duty… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2018

Walen: Kirkland continues to prosper

The mayor gives the annual state of the city address.

Sound Transit, King County Metro seek feedback on reserved solo-driver permit parking at transit facilities

To more effectively manage demand at the region’s park-and-rides and transit centers, Sound Transit and King County Metro are seeking feedback on a parking permit… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2018

Firefighters control small blaze at surgery center

There were no injuries reported.

  • Feb 16, 2018

Friends of Youth hosts annual luncheon

The homeless youth support organization will host former first lady of Washington state, Mona Locke.

  • Feb 16, 2018

EvergreenHealth screening visitors to prevent spread of flu

Beginning Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 5 a.m. until further notice, EvergreenHealth will be screening all visitors for flu-like symptoms before allowing access to its inpatient… Continue reading

  • Feb 16, 2018
Washington State Capitol. Photo by Nicole Jennings

Washington may soon teach sexual abuse prevention in schools

The State Legislature is considering training aimed at improving child safety.

Washington State Capitol. Photo by Nicole Jennings

Election returns from LWSD measures announced

The two levies are passing, while the bond is failing.

Kirkland City Hall - Reporter file photo

Council adopts 6th Street corridor study

The study began in mid-2016 and covered the 2.5-mile 6th Street corridor that includes 6th Street, 6th Street South and 108th Avenue Northeast.

Kirkland City Hall - Reporter file photo
From left, 1st District Sen. Guy Palumbo and Reps. Shelley Kloba and Derek Stanford at a luncheon last year. The three legislators will host a town hall in Bothell this Saturday. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter

1st District legislators to host town hall meeting Saturday in Bothell

The event will be from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at Mobius Hall at Cascadia Community College.

  • Feb 13, 2018
From left, 1st District Sen. Guy Palumbo and Reps. Shelley Kloba and Derek Stanford at a luncheon last year. The three legislators will host a town hall in Bothell this Saturday. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter

Council votes to preserve affordable housing and purchase land for women and family shelter

The purchase fulfills part of the council’s 2015-16 city work program.

  • Feb 13, 2018

CERT to offer facilitator training in March

Kirkland CERT is offering facilitator training to Kirkland residents on Tuesday, March 6, from 7 to 8 p.m. at Fire Station 26 (9930 124th Ave… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2018

Kirkland man dies in skiing accident at Mission Ridge

Witnesses saw the 25-year-old lose control while skiing on the “Lip Lip” run at the resort.

  • Feb 9, 2018

Preserving open space, connecting trails through Juanita Heights Park land acquisition

Protecting open space from future development was the priority of city council members when they voted at their Feb. 6 meeting to purchase 4.1 acres… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2018

Newbery Medal to be selected by committee led by King County librarian

Next Monday morning, Feb. 12, the recipient of the prestigious Newbery Medal Award, considered the Oscars for children’s literature, will be announced to a live… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2018