Blake Peterson

Photo courtesy of Kirkland Downtown Association
                                From the February 2017 Kirkland wine walk, which had a similar “I Heart Kirkland” theme.

First wine walk of the year set for Feb. 7

The theme is “All You Need is Love.”

 

Footage from the September incident was shown during a media conference in Seattle put on by the YMCA on Nov. 13. Staff photo/Ashley Hiruko

Kirkland manager on KTUB arrest: ‘The conclusion of the investigation is not the end of our work’

Following the incident, the city is looking to change protocol, enact new trainings and more.

 

King County tax assessor sheds light on senior citizen, disabled taxpayer exemption program

John Wilson stopped by the Peter Kirk Community Center Friday, Jan. 10.

 

From left: students Riley Retinger, Abby Smith, Mimmi Hubbard and Sadie Rabinowitz. Photo by Calah Webb

‘It’s one of my favorite places to be’: School of Rock Issaquah gears up for January shows

In January, students will be paying homage to the Beatles, Black Sabbath, Chris Cornell and others.

From left: students Riley Retinger, Abby Smith, Mimmi Hubbard and Sadie Rabinowitz. Photo by Calah Webb
Penny Sweet will continue as Kirkland’s mayor for the next two years. Photo courtesy city of Kirkland

Kirkland mayor, deputy mayor reappointed; elected councilmembers sworn in

Mayor Penny Sweet and deputy mayor Jay Arnold will continue in their roles.

Penny Sweet will continue as Kirkland’s mayor for the next two years. Photo courtesy city of Kirkland
Animal Control officer Jennifer Matison with some community pets at a recent event. Photo courtesy city of Kirkland

New Kirkland class teaches how to prepare for an emergency with pets

On Jan. 29, Kirkland Emergency Management is offering Emergency Preparedness for Pets.

Animal Control officer Jennifer Matison with some community pets at a recent event. Photo courtesy city of Kirkland
Alignment proposal graphic shared at the meeting. Graphic courtesy King County Metro

City emphasizes importance of 255 route during King County Metro K Line update

The Kirkland City Council was briefed on K Line progress at a December meeting.

Alignment proposal graphic shared at the meeting. Graphic courtesy King County Metro
Mike Weinstein (right) with his grandson Owen at a take-your-children-to-work day event in Kirkland. Photo courtesy of Waste Management

Kirkland’s Weinstein honored for 35 years in waste and recycling industry

Mike Weinstein has lived in the Finn Hill Neighborhood with his wife for the last 38 years.

Mike Weinstein (right) with his grandson Owen at a take-your-children-to-work day event in Kirkland. Photo courtesy of Waste Management
Amy Falcone (pictured) will succeed Dave Asher on the Kirkland City Council. Photo courtesy Amy Falcone

Getting to know new councilmember Amy Falcone

Falcone will start in her position this month.

Amy Falcone (pictured) will succeed Dave Asher on the Kirkland City Council. Photo courtesy Amy Falcone
Graphic of the project. Courtesy of city of Kirkland

Juanita Beach Park to get new bathhouse, other amenities by August

Once complete, the bathhouse will be open year-round.

Graphic of the project. Courtesy of city of Kirkland
The implicit bias trainings came about in part because of a November 2018 racial-profiling incident at Menchie’s (pictured). Staff photo/Andy Nystrom

How is Kirkland addressing implicit bias?

The city council was updated on recent implicit bias trainings undergone by Kirkland staffers.

The implicit bias trainings came about in part because of a November 2018 racial-profiling incident at Menchie’s (pictured). Staff photo/Andy Nystrom

Chabad of Kirkland hosting annual Grand Menorah Lighting event Dec. 22

It begins at 4:15 p.m. at Marina Park.

Prep work on Totem Lake Connector bridge begins this week

Drivers should expect traffic delays.

Photo courtesy of city of Kirkland 
                                One of the vans in King County Metro’s Community Connections project.

Kirkland solidifies new carpooling program

The rideshare pilot is part of King County Metro’s Community Connections project.

Photo courtesy of city of Kirkland 
                                One of the vans in King County Metro’s Community Connections project.
Blake Peterson/staff photo
                                City staff cut the ribbon in front of the facility.

Kirkland celebrates new parks maintenance facility

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Dec. 9.

Blake Peterson/staff photo
                                City staff cut the ribbon in front of the facility.
Photo courtesy of city of Kirkland 
                                Construction workers at one of the sites.

Finn Hill, Highlands projects to provide safer routes around Kirkland schools

Both are part of Kirkland’s safer routes to school plan.

Photo courtesy of city of Kirkland 
                                Construction workers at one of the sites.
Participants at a previous 12K’s of Christmas event. Photo courtesy of Snohomish Running Company

Holiday 12K returning to Kirkland Dec. 15

The event begins and ends at Marina Park.

Participants at a previous 12K’s of Christmas event. Photo courtesy of Snohomish Running Company
Exterior of Kirkland City Hall. Photo courtesy city of Kirkland

Kirkland council discusses transportation connections

Council and city staff are finalizing a citywide transportation connections map.

Exterior of Kirkland City Hall. Photo courtesy city of Kirkland

Winterfest returns to Kirkland Dec. 7

The traditional event, put on by the city and the downtown association, lasts from 3 to 6 p.m.

Madison Miller/staff photo
                                Kids sledding earlier this year.

How is Kirkland preparing for winter weather?

At its Nov. 6 meeting, city council received an updated on the 2019-20 snow plan.

Madison Miller/staff photo
                                Kids sledding earlier this year.