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1st Street closure in Norwick to continue

Work on a sewer and water main upgrade has continued.

  • Mar 9, 2018
Juanita High School. LWSD/Courtesy photo

Juanita resumes routine after rumors of school shooting

Police investigated a school shooting rumor at Juanita High School Thursday morning.

Juanita High School. LWSD/Courtesy photo

Senior housing property opens in Totem Lake

Athene offers 91 apartments, 20 of which are reserved for seniors exiting homelessness

Future Voter bill aims to improve young voter turnout

The bill was passed last month.

  • Mar 7, 2018

Shamrock Run 5K expected to cause traffic delays

The event is on March 17.

  • Mar 6, 2018

78-year-old woman dies after being struck by SUV while crossing unmarked crosswalk

Police are still investigating but there is no evidence of reckless driving, drugs, alcohol or anything of a criminal nature.

  • Mar 3, 2018

Bill-payment assistance available for PSE customers

After experiencing some of the lowest February temperatures on record, Puget Sound Energy has announced that customer help is available to pay their heating bills.… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2018

Kirkland police arrest woman for attempted kidnapping of toddler

The incident occurred at Bridle Trails State Park and police were able to bring the suspect into custody before she left the park.

  • Mar 2, 2018

Sound Transit moves forward with Bus Rapid Transit projects

The Sound Transit board approved consultant contracts for the I-405 and SR 522 bus rapid transit (BRT) projects that will start the first phase of… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2018

King County certifies election results for LWSD measures

The two levies passed, while the bond failed.

  • Mar 1, 2018
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