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Overlake Medical Center and Snoqualmie Valley Hospital | Cartoon

Overlake Medical Center and Snoqualmie Valley Hospital | Cartoon for Nov. 19 - Frank Shiers
  • Nov 19, 2014 at 7:00AM updated at 4:21PM

Overlake Medical Center and Snoqualmie Valley Hospital | Cartoon for Nov. 19

 

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Our Community steps up, yet again, to support Kirkland Nourishing Network | Asher

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 7:00AM

Kirkland is such a great place to live and work. Not only are the people interesting and great to be around, they generously step up to meet the needs of neighbors. The Thanksgiving Kirkland Nourishing Network appeal was larger than any of the past Thanksgiving projects to help needy elementary school children and their families. Generous “Kirkland Angels” filled all 180 food box requests in six days. Wow!

So does this mean that the system's down? | Cartoon

  • Nov 17, 2014 at 10:47AM

So does this mean that the system's down? | Cartoon for Nov. 17

Posting calorie values on menus shows long-term success | Gustafson

  • Nov 16, 2014 at 6:00AM

The idea that providing more information about food served in restaurants, such as calorie and fat content, would reduce the risk of weight problems has widely been greeted with skepticism and outright rejection. Now a new study presented at the Second Annual Obesity Journal Symposium in Boston showed that calorie labeling on menus can indeed influence the choices people make once they become aware of the differences.

School district LINKS program seeks volunteers | Kirkland schools

  • Nov 15, 2014 at 9:00AM

At this point in the school year, Lake Washington School District (LWSD) students are settling into their daily classroom routines. They have been adjusting to new teachers and the expectations set for them. While some kids look forward to a new, challenging class schedule; others may become overwhelmed. These are the students that the LINKS Program offers extra support.

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