Katie Metzger

Kirkland continues gun safety discussion

The city’s sales tax measure would address some ideas raised by the community.

Juanita Friday Market offers a taste of summer

Farmers, musicians, beach-goers and more come together for weekly community event in Kirkland.

Kirkland reopens Edith Moulton Park to public after renovation

Boardwalks, off-leash dog trails, a picnic pavilion, a play structure and a restroom were added.

Kirkland hosts inaugural Pet-a-Palooza

Community event encouraged pet health and safety with fun activities.

Kirkland to experiment with bike share

The program would provide new opportunities for transportation and recreation.

Kirkland, Houghton communities to celebrate 50 years together

The two cities merged in 1968.

A connected corridor

Local officials, transit representatives discuss construction, funding progress on I-405 projects.

Finn Hill Neighborhood Association to host party in park

Recent acquisitions expanded Juanita Heights Park in Kirkland.

Kirkland Council discusses tax increase for public safety

City considers sales tax measure and potential levy to fund police, fire services.

Historic Kirkland home reaches ‘landmark’ status

The Buchanan, formerly Trueblood, House is protected from demolition

Kirkland to host community parks workshops

Public input will help the city decide how to fund future programs.

Kirkland honors local veterans

A Memorial Day tradition continues, with the help of volunteers.

Young environmentalists urge plastic straw ban

Kirkland students hope to take their message across the Eastside, then statewide.

Candidates file for state, federal offices

Twenty-nine candidates are challenging incumbent U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell.

Kirkland proclaims Affordable Housing Week

Council reviews housing strategy, encourages opportunities for people with a “variety of incomes.”

Kirkland starts community dialogue on gun safety

Residents, including gun owners, asked the city council to adopt a gun safety resolution on May 1.

Council weighs in on NE 85th Street BRT station

A three-level design would improve access for transit, cars and pedestrians.

Kim Wyman, Washington’s secretary of state and chief elections officer, discusses the importance of election integrity with the Redmond Rotary on April 12. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Wyman prepared to protect elections

Washington’s secretary of state talks hacking, social media and more at Redmond Rotary.

Kim Wyman, Washington’s secretary of state and chief elections officer, discusses the importance of election integrity with the Redmond Rotary on April 12. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Kirkland honors volunteers, including first Founders Award winner

Volunteers gave 33,000 hours to the city in 2017, a contribution valued at $1 million.

Kirkland proclaims April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Local resident shares how community resources helped her family heal from abuse.