Catherine Krummey

Anita Damjanovic (left) and Cassandra Sage running for the director district three position on the Lake Washington School District Board of Directors. Courtesy photo

Candidates for school board seat come with teaching experience

The race for district three director on the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) board of directors attracted three candidates to file for the November election,… Continue reading

 

Kirkland Academy of Music and Performance to remain in Totem Lake

The Kirkland Academy of Music and Performance (KAMP) is staying in Kirkland for the forseeable future. In a May article published in the Reporter, executive… Continue reading

 

A banner on the outside of Holy Spirit Lutheran Church reads, “Jesus was a refugee.” The church has a committee in place to host refugees when they come to the United States. CATHERINE KRUMMEY, Kirkland Reporter

Kirkland church joins refugee hosting program

“Jesus was a refugee.” So reads a banner outside of Holy Spirit Lutheran Church in Kirkland, where a committee of church members has been established… Continue reading

 

Three candidates running for city council Pos. 7

Three candidates running for city council Pos. 7

Three candidates have filed for the open Position 7 on the Kirkland City Council. The position will be the only council seat to appear on… Continue reading

Three candidates running for city council Pos. 7
The parade will return to downtown Kirkland for this year’s Celebrate Kirkland festivities on July 4. Reporter file photo

Celebrate Kirkland returns with Fourth of July festivities for all

Celebrate Kirkland is returning to the downtown for the 18th year, and organizers are calling for volunteers to help them make sure the event is… Continue reading

The parade will return to downtown Kirkland for this year’s Celebrate Kirkland festivities on July 4. Reporter file photo
Catherine Krummey has been a reporter for the Kirkland Reporter since September. MATT PHELPS / Kirkland Reporter

Support quality journalism | Editorial

It is with a flurry of mixed emotions that I share some news with the readers of the Kirkland Reporter: Today, June 30, is my… Continue reading

Catherine Krummey has been a reporter for the Kirkland Reporter since September. MATT PHELPS / Kirkland Reporter
Kirkland City Council approves 2017-2022 Transportation Improvement Program

Kirkland City Council approves 2017-2022 Transportation Improvement Program

The Kirkland City Council has approved the 2017-22 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). Red Steitzer, the City of Kirkland’s capital projects supervisor, presented information about the… Continue reading

Kirkland City Council approves 2017-2022 Transportation Improvement Program
Athena and Evan Louscher recently relocated their game store, Games & Gizmos, to Kirkland. CATHERINE KRUMMEY, Kirkland Reporter

Businesses partner to create ‘geek paradise’ in Kirkland

Some Kirkland business owners have built what they’re calling a “geek paradise” inside an unsuspecting office building in Totem Lake. Athena and Evan Louscher, owners… Continue reading

Athena and Evan Louscher recently relocated their game store, Games & Gizmos, to Kirkland. CATHERINE KRUMMEY, Kirkland Reporter
Debbie Lacy, co-founder and director of the Eastside Refugee and Immigrant Coalition (ERIC), is the featured speaker at the first KirklandSafe meeting. CATHERINE KRUMMEY / Kirkland Reporter

KirklandSafe hosts its first meeting

KirklandSafe, an organization dedicated to making sure everyone who lives in, works in and visits Kirkland feels welcome and safe, held its first meeting last… Continue reading

Debbie Lacy, co-founder and director of the Eastside Refugee and Immigrant Coalition (ERIC), is the featured speaker at the first KirklandSafe meeting. CATHERINE KRUMMEY / Kirkland Reporter
The first 2017 Kirkland Wine Walk was held on Feb. 10, with an “I Heart Kirkland” theme just in time for Valentine’s Day. Photo courtesy of Kirkland Downtown Association

This year’s Kirkland Wine Walks feature themed events

The Kirkland Downtown Association (KDA) and the Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce are continuing their partnership with the 2017 series of Kirkland Wine Walks. The… Continue reading

The first 2017 Kirkland Wine Walk was held on Feb. 10, with an “I Heart Kirkland” theme just in time for Valentine’s Day. Photo courtesy of Kirkland Downtown Association
A rendering shows what the “Skipping Stone” version of the Totem Lake Connector Bridge could look like. Submitted art

Kirkland City Council chooses ‘Skipping Stone’ design for Totem Lake Connector Bridge

At its June 6 meeting, Kirkland City Council unanimously approved moving forward with the “Skipping Stone” design for the Totem Lake Connector Bridge. “(‘Skipping Stone’)… Continue reading

A rendering shows what the “Skipping Stone” version of the Totem Lake Connector Bridge could look like. Submitted art
A seaplane sits moored at the guest pier in front of the Woodmark Hotel at Carillon Point. Contributed photo

Dept. of Ecology approves Kirkland shoreline permit for seaplane flights

The Washington State Department of Ecology has approved the shoreline conditional use permit for seaplane excursion flights at Carillon Point. James Young of Seaplane Scenics… Continue reading

A seaplane sits moored at the guest pier in front of the Woodmark Hotel at Carillon Point. Contributed photo
Kirkland Wow Wow Hawaiian Lemonade owners Julianne and Terrence Santos chat after helping some customers. CATHERINE KRUMMEY, Kirkland Reporter

New lemonade shop set to wow customers in downtown Kirkland

Visitors to Marina Park now have a new option for cooling off on a hot summer day. Wow Wow Hawaiian Lemonade, which some may remember… Continue reading

Kirkland Wow Wow Hawaiian Lemonade owners Julianne and Terrence Santos chat after helping some customers. CATHERINE KRUMMEY, Kirkland Reporter
Lake Washington School District Board Vice President Siri Biesner, Kirkland City Councilmember Jon Pascal, LWSD Superintendent Dr. Traci Pierce, Kirkland Mayor Amy Walen, LWSD Board Member Nancy Bernard, LWSD Board Member Mark Stuart and City Councilmember Penny Sweet participate in a groundbreaking ceremony at Juanita High School. CATHERINE KRUMMEY / Kirkland Reporter

LWSD holds groundbreaking ceremony for Juanita High School

Lake Washington School District (LWSD) held a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday for the project to rebuild and enlarge Juanita High School (JHS). “This is a… Continue reading

Lake Washington School District Board Vice President Siri Biesner, Kirkland City Councilmember Jon Pascal, LWSD Superintendent Dr. Traci Pierce, Kirkland Mayor Amy Walen, LWSD Board Member Nancy Bernard, LWSD Board Member Mark Stuart and City Councilmember Penny Sweet participate in a groundbreaking ceremony at Juanita High School. CATHERINE KRUMMEY / Kirkland Reporter

Complaint filed against DSHS on behalf of child abused by Kirkland foster mom

A complaint has been filed against the State of Washington in King County Superior Court on behalf of a foster child who was abused by… Continue reading

Lake Washington High School senior Sami Baghban uses Unite Social Meetups, an app he created to help people who feel isolated. CATHERINE KRUMMEY, Kirkland Reporter

LWHS senior launches social media app

Lake Washington High School senior Sami Baghban is hoping to put the “social” back in social media. Last week, he launched a new mobile app,… Continue reading

Lake Washington High School senior Sami Baghban uses Unite Social Meetups, an app he created to help people who feel isolated. CATHERINE KRUMMEY, Kirkland Reporter
Attendees visit the Kirkland Wednesday Market at Marina Park. Courtesy photo

Friday, Wednesday markets return to Kirkland

Memorial Day may have been the official kickoff to summer for many, but for others, the season doesn’t truly arrive until the farmers markets open.… Continue reading

Attendees visit the Kirkland Wednesday Market at Marina Park. Courtesy photo
Kirkland Green Trip offers commute assistance to area employers

Kirkland Green Trip offers commute assistance to area employers

The City of Kirkland is hoping to reduce congestion through its trip-reduction program by offering grants to employers and property managers to support alternative commute… Continue reading

Kirkland Green Trip offers commute assistance to area employers
Courtesy of King County

Nine city council candidates file for November election

Five Kirkland City Council positions are up for election this year. Nine people have filed to run for the open positions, including four current councilmembers.… Continue reading

Courtesy of King County
Kirkland City Manager Kurt Triplett discusses the city’s 2017-18 work program at Kirkland City Hall. CATHERINE KRUMMEY / Kirkland Reporter

City manager, mayor give update on Kirkland’s work program

Kirkland Mayor Amy Walen and City Manager Kurt Triplett gave an update on various programs, initiatives and projects happening throughout the city during a special… Continue reading

Kirkland City Manager Kurt Triplett discusses the city’s 2017-18 work program at Kirkland City Hall. CATHERINE KRUMMEY / Kirkland Reporter