Kailan Manandic

Candidates file for November 2019 election

Locals will vote on a variety of local and county positions.

 

Capital improvements along Market Street in Kirkland have begun

The capital projects will replace degraded pipes and decrease congestion along the road.

 

The data visualized here was compiled from Apartment List’s monthly rent reports. See an interactive chart below. Kailan Manandic / data illustration

Eastside rental market could balance out with the region

Eastside rent medians increased by 2.8 in the past year, a decrease in growth from previous years.

 

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Legislators budgeted more than $900 million for the Eastside

Kirklanders will see about $113.7 million in state funds outside of LWTech and I-405 widening.

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From left: Philip, Mary Madaline, Dee, Tom and Thomas Roe pose together at the award ceremony. Photo courtesy of St. Vincent de Paul

Kirkland’s Roe receives second honor for volunteer work

Dee Roe received her second St. Vincent de Paul Least of My Brethren Award.

From left: Philip, Mary Madaline, Dee, Tom and Thomas Roe pose together at the award ceremony. Photo courtesy of St. Vincent de Paul
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                                Officials break ground outside Salt House Church for the Eastside’s first permanent women and family shelter. Workers hope to complete construction in 2020.

Eastside’s first permanent shelter breaks ground in Kirkland

The shelter will serve single women and families with children who are experiencing homelessness.

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                                Officials break ground outside Salt House Church for the Eastside’s first permanent women and family shelter. Workers hope to complete construction in 2020.
The Sound Transit double-decker buses replace the articulated buses on Everett to Bellevue routes along I-405. The 14.5-foot tall buses seat more people for an equal footprint and similar fuel economy. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

Double-deckers descend on the Eastside

The new 14.5-foot tall buses will run from Everett to Bellevue, with stops in Bothell and Kirkland.

The Sound Transit double-decker buses replace the articulated buses on Everett to Bellevue routes along I-405. The 14.5-foot tall buses seat more people for an equal footprint and similar fuel economy. Kailan Manandic/staff photo
EvergreenHealth seeks to secure funding through a voter-approved bond measure that would pay for critical upgrades at the Kirkland medical center. The Family Maternity Center was last renovated in 1996 and officials hope to modernize the space for new families. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

EvergreenHealth seeks support in upcoming ballot measure

The health system is asking for local voters to approve a bond measure of $345 million over 20 years.

EvergreenHealth seeks to secure funding through a voter-approved bond measure that would pay for critical upgrades at the Kirkland medical center. The Family Maternity Center was last renovated in 1996 and officials hope to modernize the space for new families. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

Boeing probe reaches Kirkland local after deadly crashes

The criminal investigation into Boeing’s 737 MAX certification seeks information from a local expert.

Kirkland Urban, the nearly completed mixed-use development in downtown Kirkland, will host Shake Shack along with about a dozen other tenants. Kailan Manandic / staff photo

Shake Shack to open in Kirkland

The East Coast burger chain will open in Kirkland Urban, the nearly completed mixed-use development.

Kirkland Urban, the nearly completed mixed-use development in downtown Kirkland, will host Shake Shack along with about a dozen other tenants. Kailan Manandic / staff photo
The current Board of Directors for the Greater Kirkland chamber of Commerce. Photo courtesy of the the Greater Kirkland chamber of Commerce

Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce celebrates centennial

The 100-year celebration will take place during the chamber’s annual gala.

The current Board of Directors for the Greater Kirkland chamber of Commerce. Photo courtesy of the the Greater Kirkland chamber of Commerce
The overall goal of the traffic cameras is to decrease driving speeds in school zones and encourage alternate ways of getting to school, such as walking or biking. <em>Reporter </em>file photo

Kirkland considers traffic cameras for school zones

The traffic camera pilot program will be tested in September at three schools in two school zones.

The overall goal of the traffic cameras is to decrease driving speeds in school zones and encourage alternate ways of getting to school, such as walking or biking. <em>Reporter </em>file photo
Kristina Perdue sets up her vendor booth for cosmetic distributor SeneGence International. Before starting the Kirkland Women’s Show, Perdue and other Eastside vendors would have to travel out of the Eastside just to compete with bigger corporate vendors. Photo courtesy of Kristina Perdue

Local business owner starts Kirkland’s first vendor show

The Kirkland Women’s Show will take place at Kamiakin Middle School on March 30.

Kristina Perdue sets up her vendor booth for cosmetic distributor SeneGence International. Before starting the Kirkland Women’s Show, Perdue and other Eastside vendors would have to travel out of the Eastside just to compete with bigger corporate vendors. Photo courtesy of Kristina Perdue
Mayor Penny Sweet highlighted the extra effort put in by city employees and PSE workers and thanked them during her first state of the city address on Feb. 14. Kailan Manandic/Staff photo

Sweet gives first state of the city address as Kirkland mayor

Mayor Penny Sweet gave the address at the Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce meeting on Feb. 14.

Mayor Penny Sweet highlighted the extra effort put in by city employees and PSE workers and thanked them during her first state of the city address on Feb. 14. Kailan Manandic/Staff photo
Southbound traffic backs up as northbound drivers cruise on with ease on the Highway 99 viaduct on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

WSDOT hopes ‘Viadoom’ habits continue

The department credits commuters with adapting to the closure and mitigating impacts.

Southbound traffic backs up as northbound drivers cruise on with ease on the Highway 99 viaduct on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
A comparison of how many life science companies are on the Eastside and in other Washington cities. Photo illustration by Kailan Manandic

Life science hits its stride on the Eastside

Life science has strong roots in Washington, contributing economically and scientifically.

A comparison of how many life science companies are on the Eastside and in other Washington cities. Photo illustration by Kailan Manandic
Kirkland residents discuss and review designs for a city project with city staff and contracted engineers at an open house in 2018 at the Kirkland Justice Center. The 124th project will host a similar open house on Feb. 12. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

City to hold open house for 124th improvements

An online open house will run until Feb. 19 with the in-person open house taking place on Feb. 12.

Kirkland residents discuss and review designs for a city project with city staff and contracted engineers at an open house in 2018 at the Kirkland Justice Center. The 124th project will host a similar open house on Feb. 12. Kailan Manandic/staff photo
Barbie poses with a pet. Photo courtesy of Barbie Young

Barbie resigns from KDA, stays involved with the community

The outgoing executive director will continue to stay involved with the Kirkland Downtown Association.

Barbie poses with a pet. Photo courtesy of Barbie Young
Southbound traffic backs up as northbound drivers cruise on with ease on the State Route 99 viaduct three days before its closure. Andy Bronson/The Herald

Week one of ‘Viadoom’ is viadud on Eastside

WSDOT works with commuters to minimize impacts during Seattle’s longest major highway closure.

Southbound traffic backs up as northbound drivers cruise on with ease on the State Route 99 viaduct three days before its closure. Andy Bronson/The Herald
Green Kirkland and University of Washington students supervise local volunteers and demonstrate how to properly and completely remove invasive plants. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

Green Kirkland, UW students supervise MLK Jr. Day of Service

Volunteers will remove invasive plant species from Kirkland parks, replacing them with natives.

Green Kirkland and University of Washington students supervise local volunteers and demonstrate how to properly and completely remove invasive plants. Kailan Manandic/staff photo