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City improves North Rose Hill school walking route

Mark Twain Elementary students walking to school might experience a safer route along 126th Ave NE when they head to school next week. As part… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2017

Benefit Car Show raises money for Kirkland’s Youth Police Explorers program

More than 50 classic cars lined the street at the Justice Center Saturday for the Kirkland Police Department’s third annual Benefit Car Show. All proceeds… Continue reading

City of Kirkland appoints Deana Lansing as new Neighborhood Resource Officer

Kirkland Police Chief Cherie Harris appointed Officer Deana Lansing as the new Neighborhood Resource Officer. Officer Lansing started her new assignment this summer. “Officer Lansing… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2017

Suspect arrested on warrants after running through a construction site while on meth | Kirkland police blotter for Aug. 31 – Sept. 6.

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

  • Sep 12, 2017

Helpers sought for downtown clean-up and “beautification”

A volunteer group asks Kirkland locals to join them at a series of clean-up events in Downtown Kirkland on three Saturdays in September. US-Japan Volunteers… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2017

County council discussing changes to Metro rates

An ordinance that would simplify Metro bus fares in the county was referred to committee at Monday’s King County Council meeting. The fares would be… Continue reading

CERT offers disaster training course starting Sept. 20

Course begins during National Preparedness Month

Kirkland hosts Gelato Social to appreciate volunteers

The City of Kirkland recognized City volunteers who contributed 10 or more hours in the past 12 months with a Volunteer Appreciation Gelato Social the… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2017

District bus driver shortage impacts preschool start times

Like many school districts nationwide, the Lake Washington School District is facing a bus driver shortage and it’s having an impact on preschool start times.… Continue reading

Measure to ban county funds for injection sites will appear on February ballot

An initiative known as I-27, which would ban King County resources from funding drug consumption sites in the county, will not appear on the November… Continue reading

UPDATE: Kirkland police find missing girl

About 36 hours after Lily Nauman was last seen, the Kirkland Police Department found her close to her Houghton-area home. The department posted on its… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2017

County approves sale of land to City of Kirkland

On Tuesday, the Metropolitan King County Council unanimously approved the sale of county land to the City of Kirkland. The 1.18-acre parcel is located in… Continue reading

‘It’s Outrageous!’ Ferguson sues Trump administration over DACA order

On Tuesday, Ferguson said he’d be filing a lawsuit “very, very soon.” On Wednesday, he filed it.

EvergreenHealth, city staff attend FEMA training course

Picture this: An infectious disease is causing mass casualties. The local hospital is under staffed. The power’s out so the doctors and nurses are using… Continue reading

Eastside legislators meet for wrap-up after third special session

The Third Special Session is over and legislators have left the state capitol. Here is your chance to catch up with them and find out… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2017

Heavy smoke returns to Puget Sound due to west coast wildfires

Heavy smoke and falling ash returned to the Puget Sound this week as several large wildfires burn across the west coast and into Montana. As… Continue reading

LWSD sees administrative changes for 2017-18 school year

Now that school is now in session, there are many new faces in Lake Washington School District, including new principals. Openings resulted from retirements or… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2017

Salary Commission meeting on Sept. 21

The Salary Commission is holding a meeting on Sept. 21 at 5 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chamber to receive public input and discuss… Continue reading

  • Sep 4, 2017

City-wide block party called “Crossing Kirkland” set for Sept. 9

The event runs along the Cross Kirkland Corridor from 12-3 p.m.

  • Sep 1, 2017

Lake Washington Institute of Technology students to exhibit nine games at PAX West convention

Kirkland, Wash. – Twenty-five students and recent graduates from Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) will showcase nine concept games in its booth (6010) at… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2017