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Low numbers of Lake Sammamish kokanee raise fears of extinction

Only 19 kokanee salmon returned to spawn this year.

Foster care homes needed as more children affected by opioid crisis

May is national Foster Care Awareness Month.

  • May 16, 2018

Governor and Secretary of State to fund statewide prepaid ballot postage

King County, however, won’t get any of that money.

Kirkland police pay tribute during Peace Officers Memorial Day

Day recognizes law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.

  • May 15, 2018

Suspect dumps garbage in parking lot | Police blotter for May 3-9

The blotter is a small selection of police incidents and calls to the Kirkland Police Department.

  • May 15, 2018

Kirkland proclaims Affordable Housing Week

Council reviews housing strategy, encourages opportunities for people with a “variety of incomes.”

Construction kicks off in Bellevue for $250M Overlake expansion

Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue is starting the largest expansion in its 58-year history.

King County sets up extra seat belt enforcement

Despite the extra patrols, Washington drivers remain safe with 95 percent of them using seat belts.

  • May 14, 2018

Lights, camera, action in Kirkland

A Redmond-based Cloudstar Pictures, LLC crew shot some scenes for its movie ”Aberdeen” on Thursday in the Reporter’s Kirkland office. “Aberdeen” is about a female… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2018

King County adopts prepaid ballot postage

Designed to improve voter turnout, the measure was approved in time for the 2018 midterm elections.

Scam Warning: The jury duty arrest warrant scam is back

King County Police emphasize that they will never call and request money or gift card numbers.

  • May 10, 2018

Kirkland starts community dialogue on gun safety

Residents, including gun owners, asked the city council to adopt a gun safety resolution on May 1.

Council weighs in on NE 85th Street BRT station

A three-level design would improve access for transit, cars and pedestrians.

As proposed by King County Public Health, safe drug consumption sites would feature medical personnel with naloxone to prevent overdose deaths and sterile needles for drug users to prevent the spread of disease. Photo by Todd Huffman/Wikipedia Commons

Safe drug site challenge heads to state Supreme Court

The case will determine if an initiative banning the project in King County can go to the ballot.

As proposed by King County Public Health, safe drug consumption sites would feature medical personnel with naloxone to prevent overdose deaths and sterile needles for drug users to prevent the spread of disease. Photo by Todd Huffman/Wikipedia Commons

New audit highlights the shortcomings of King County’s regional homelessness plan

The stats don’t lie—the system isn’t working.

Boat sinks at Kirkland marina, leaking fuel into Lake Washington

The small leak poses no threat to residents in the area and the state Department of Ecology responded to the incident.

Suspect hacks Northwest University, steals $60,000

The scammer had been watching email communications prior to theft.

Headshot courtesy of Cindi Bright

Cindi Bright announces candidacy for 48th District representative

The local radio host is running for Pos. 2.

  • May 7, 2018
Headshot courtesy of Cindi Bright

Roads close for Kirkland Mother’s Day Half Marathon

The half marathon will take place on Mother’s Day morning and afternoon on May 13.

  • May 4, 2018
Board members of All Home stand behind King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan during a May 3 press conference at the Salvation Army William Booth Center. Photo by Josh Kelety

King County and Seattle agree to restructure regional homelessness programs

The move comes after calls for change from advocates within the system.

Board members of All Home stand behind King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan during a May 3 press conference at the Salvation Army William Booth Center. Photo by Josh Kelety