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Photo courtesy of Jeremy Stone                                From left to right: performers Bo Mendez, Rebecca Garcia, Mikaela Romero and Denny Le at a previous Rise Up show.

The community values of Rise Up

The ‘Hamilton’ tribute band credits effortless chemistry and enthusiasm as key parts of its success.

Photo courtesy of Jeremy Stone                                From left to right: performers Bo Mendez, Rebecca Garcia, Mikaela Romero and Denny Le at a previous Rise Up show.
Exterior of Kirkland City Hall. Blake Peterson/staff photo

Kirkland council moves forward with proposed stormwater facility project

The study resulting from the council’s decision will begin in early 2020.

Exterior of Kirkland City Hall. Blake Peterson/staff photo
Zombie Wine Walk coming to Kirkland this week

Zombie Wine Walk coming to Kirkland this week

The event is put on by the Kirkland Chamber of Commerce and Kirkland Downtown Association.

Zombie Wine Walk coming to Kirkland this week
Bombaii Cutters of Kirkland continues a Halloween tradition

Bombaii Cutters of Kirkland continues a Halloween tradition

The community staple has been putting on the contest for several years.

Bombaii Cutters of Kirkland continues a Halloween tradition
Blake Peterson/staff photo                                132nd Square Park.

Kirkland council contemplates progress on 132d Park project

The project has been under discussion since 2015.

Blake Peterson/staff photo                                132nd Square Park.
Kirkland council opposes proposed motor fee tax measure

Kirkland council opposes proposed motor fee tax measure

Initiative 976 will be voted on by the public in November.

Kirkland council opposes proposed motor fee tax measure
Kirkland’s Jenkins commits to NYC marathon

Kirkland’s Jenkins commits to NYC marathon

She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2013.

Kirkland’s Jenkins commits to NYC marathon
The Village at Totem Lake offers update on Phase II projects

The Village at Totem Lake offers update on Phase II projects

Property reps gave community members a sneak peek of what’s to come.

The Village at Totem Lake offers update on Phase II projects
Kirkland council establishes advisory group for upcoming fire ballot

Kirkland council establishes advisory group for upcoming fire ballot

The ballot measure will be voted on by the public in November 2020.

Kirkland council establishes advisory group for upcoming fire ballot
Vacuum trucks assisting Kirkland with flood-prevention, city utility projects

Vacuum trucks assisting Kirkland with flood-prevention, city utility projects

The city started using the vehicles last year.

Vacuum trucks assisting Kirkland with flood-prevention, city utility projects
Women and families homeless shelter in Kirkland receives grant

Women and families homeless shelter in Kirkland receives grant

Premera Blue Cross selected Catholic Community Services and the Sophia Way as recipients for the $250,000 grant.

Women and families homeless shelter in Kirkland receives grant
Kirkland City Hall. Photo courtesy city of Kirkland

Kirkland council passes new affordable housing initiative pilot

The pilot was approved 6-1 at the council’s Sept. 3 meeting.

Kirkland City Hall. Photo courtesy city of Kirkland
Shake Shack makes its Kirkland debut

Shake Shack makes its Kirkland debut

The new location, located at Kirkland Urban, is the second one to open in Seattle.

Shake Shack makes its Kirkland debut
Fall CERT training starting Sept. 17 in Kirkland

Fall CERT training starting Sept. 17 in Kirkland

The trainings have been seasonally offered by the city since 2005.

Fall CERT training starting Sept. 17 in Kirkland
School zone traffic pilot project began at select Kirkland schools this week

School zone traffic pilot project began at select Kirkland schools this week

Warnings about the cameras will be issued for the first 30 days of operation.

School zone traffic pilot project began at select Kirkland schools this week
Kirkland city officials discuss progress on Prop. 1

Kirkland city officials discuss progress on Prop. 1

The tax measure, which focuses on police services and community safety, was passed by the public in 2018.

Kirkland city officials discuss progress on Prop. 1
First part of new rain garden project wraps up in Norkirk

First part of new rain garden project wraps up in Norkirk

The garden’s flora will be planted at a one-day volunteer event in mid-October.

First part of new rain garden project wraps up in Norkirk
Three neighborhood sidewalk projects underway in Kirkland

Three neighborhood sidewalk projects underway in Kirkland

More than 3,000 feet of new sidewalks will be implemented by the city.

Three neighborhood sidewalk projects underway in Kirkland
Community block party Crossing Kirkland returns Sept. 7

Community block party Crossing Kirkland returns Sept. 7

This is the third year the event has taken place in the city.

Community block party Crossing Kirkland returns Sept. 7
Exterior of Kirkland City Hall. Photo courtesy City of Kirkland

Kirkland looks at Totem Lake area traffic study

Transportation Solutions, Inc. recently revealed the findings of the study.

Exterior of Kirkland City Hall. Photo courtesy City of Kirkland