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Waterfront Kirkland home to set sail for Canada

There’s a house that sits on a hill in Kirkland overlooking the shores of Lake Washington. Come late August, it will be sailing to Canada.… Continue reading

Man breaks into neighbor’s home, threatens to kill them then leaves | Kirkland police blotter for Aug. 10-17

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

  • Aug 22, 2017

Kirkland, Eastsiders come together in demonstration for love and unity

Kirkland and greater Eastside residents’ efforts to spread messages of love and unity continued Saturday afternoon as dozens of people gathered at Everest Park for… Continue reading

Cross Kirkland Corridor closes for quick maintenance

Crews working on the Cross Kirkland Corridor (CKC) will require the trail’s closure between Northeast 112th St. and 110th Ave. Northeast this Thursday from 7… Continue reading

  • Aug 22, 2017

Kirkland Fire Department investigates unoccupied house-fire

A fire broke out in an unoccupied Kingsgate home late last night before firefighters quickly put it out. Firefighters from Kirkland, Woodinville and Redmond responded… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2017

Aegis Living buys Dargey property for $10.1M, Design Review Board meeting set for this evening

Bellevue-based senior living company Aegis Living purchased the former Lobsang Dargey property in Kirkland for $10.1 million on Aug. 14. “I can’t tell you how… Continue reading

DelBene, brewers tap into bipartisan Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene joked that she was in a brewery, but everyone was drinking coffee. After all, it was near 11 a.m. on Aug. 15.… Continue reading

Kirkland police prepares for peace march and rally on Saturday

On Friday afternoon, the City of Kirkland released the following press release regarding a now-canceled March on Google event: Earlier this week it was widely… Continue reading

  • Aug 18, 2017

Friends of Youth board chair pays it forward with house dedication

The homelessness crisis continues to rage throughout the Puget Sound region and while the homeless struggle to obtain vital attention for their situation, one demographic… Continue reading

Juanita Bay Veterinary Hospital achieves high level of veterinary excellence

Juanita Bay Veterinary Hospital has achieved the highest level of veterinary excellence following a thorough evaluation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). Juanita Bay… Continue reading

  • Aug 18, 2017

March Against Hate set for Saturday at Everest Park

Community activists and members are scheduled to gather to march for justice and peace at 12:30 p.m. this Saturday at Everest Park in Kirkland. In… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2017

Overnight I-405 lane and ramp closure scheduled for Saturday in Kirkland

Nighttime and early morning drivers traveling on Interstate 405 in the Kirkland areas should prepare for possible delays Saturday until early Sunday morning. Southbound travelers… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2017

Pascal, Butte advance to general in Kirkland City Council election

Jon Pascal and Uzma Butte will advance to the general election after receiving the most votes in the Kirkland City Council primary election, according to… Continue reading

Governor Inslee appoints Kirkland business owner to LWTech Board of Trustees

Washington state Governor Jay Inslee has appointed Laura Wildfong to the Board of Trustees of Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech). Wildfong’s term will run… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2017

On the move | Kirkland family to live in historic Trueblood House

On a sunny Tuesday afternoon, Kirkland resident Kim Hartman watched as the house moving company Nickel Bros. transported her new home to its permanent location… Continue reading

22-year-old arrested for shoplifting at Bartell Drugs | Kirkland Police Blotter for Aug. 3 – 8

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

  • Aug 15, 2017

Kirkland residents rally for peace, love after Charlottesville

In light of the deadly and hateful events that transpired in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend, about 30 Kirkland residents rallied for peace and love Monday… Continue reading

Summerfest treats with live music, food, vendors

As the smoke started to dissipate Friday afternoon, crowds began to enter Marina Park for Kirkland’s downtown annual event, Summerfest. The event began Fridayfrom 3-11… Continue reading

Kirkland police hosts eight-week citizens academy

The Kirkland Police Department invites Kirkland residents to participate in this year’s Citizens Academy. “We’re excited to offer the Citizens Academy again this year,” said… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2017

Driver safe after rollover accident

A female driver was involved in a non-injury single-vehicle rollover accident this morning on Northeast 124th Street and the northbound Interstate 405 onramp. According to… Continue reading