Madison Miller

Northwest University transitions to online learning amid COVID-19 concerns

Face-to-face classes will resume April 6.

 

Lake Washington Institute of Technology. File photo

LWTech faculty member tests positive for COVID-19

Out of an abundance of caution, LWTech closed at 5:30 p.m. March 4. It will remain closed through the weekend.

 

Bothell High School closed for two days, Feb. 27-28 after a school employee’s family member became sick after traveling overseas. Blake Peterson/staff photo

How are Eastside schools handling the coronavirus?

Eastside school districts take precautions following recent coronavirus outbreak.

 

Coronavirus reaches the Eastside

14 confirmed cases and six deaths as of March 2.

LWTech students may have been exposed to coronavirus

A faculty member and about 16 nursing students were at Life Care Center of Kirkland last week.

Coronavirus reaches Federal Way as USPS employee tests positive

Public Health announces 2 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in King County to 6

Geoffrey Castle will perform at the 15th annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration at KPC. Photo courtesy of Facebook
Geoffrey Castle will perform at the 15th annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration at KPC. Photo courtesy of Facebook
Lake Washington Institute of Technology. File photo

LWTech students place fourth in national Codebreaker Challenge

CSNT program recently placed fourth at the NSA Codebreaker Challenge online competition.

Lake Washington Institute of Technology. File photo
Global Idea School opened last fall. Courtesy photo

Kirkland’s Global Idea School celebrates student curiosity, growth

The bilingual school opened last fall.

Global Idea School opened last fall. Courtesy photo
Madison Miller / staff photo
                                Melissa Jones-Goetz and her husband, Rich Ralls, returned to contra dancing for the first time in about two years on Feb. 8.

Contra dancing brings community together in Kirkland

Folk Horizons celebrates its 10th year.

Madison Miller / staff photo
                                Melissa Jones-Goetz and her husband, Rich Ralls, returned to contra dancing for the first time in about two years on Feb. 8.
Photo courtesy of Julia Marshall
                                Tiki’s perch at Totem Lake and the store in its early years.

Denny’s Pet World mascot dies at 45

The scarlet macaw, Tiki, was the pet store’s mascot for over 43 years.

Photo courtesy of Julia Marshall
                                Tiki’s perch at Totem Lake and the store in its early years.

Eastside Community Musical debuts ‘Mamma Mia!’

Studio East and KPC are presenting “Mamma Mia” Feb. 7-8 and 14-16.

Posteroanterior and Lateral Chest Radiographs, January 19, 2020 (Illness Day 4).No thoracic abnormalities were noted (Snohomish Health District)

How is the 2019 novel Coronavirus impacting the Eastside?

Low risk, misinformation, racial profiling and North Bend quarantine.

Posteroanterior and Lateral Chest Radiographs, January 19, 2020 (Illness Day 4).No thoracic abnormalities were noted (Snohomish Health District)
Nite Wave plays at the Showbox Dec. 20 Paul Twibell Photography

Nite Wave debuts at Bellevue Meydenbauer Center Theatre Feb. 28.

Now in their ninth year, Nite Wave will debut at a new Eastside venue and play with ’80s icon Tiffany.

Nite Wave plays at the Showbox Dec. 20 Paul Twibell Photography
After Lake Washington Education Support Professionals authorized a strike for a fair contract with competitive and equitable pay Jan. 7., the union and Lake Washington School District reached a tentative agreement Jan. 17. Photo courtesy of Lake Washington Education Support Professionals Facebook page

Lake Washington School District office professionals reach tentative agreement

The district and Lake Washington Education Support Professionals reached a tentative agreement Jan. 17.

After Lake Washington Education Support Professionals authorized a strike for a fair contract with competitive and equitable pay Jan. 7., the union and Lake Washington School District reached a tentative agreement Jan. 17. Photo courtesy of Lake Washington Education Support Professionals Facebook page

Kirkland Performance Center set to rock with audiences at annual benefit concert

KPC’s Long Live Rock will play rock encores at “We Will Rock You” benefit concert on Jan. 25.

LWESP authorized a strike for a fair contract with competitive and equitable pay Tuesday, Jan. 7. Photo courtesy of Lake Washington Education Support Professionals Facebook page

Lake Washington School District office professionals authorize strike

After months of negotiations, LWESP authorized a strike Jan. 7; District says LWESP can’t legally strike.

LWESP authorized a strike for a fair contract with competitive and equitable pay Tuesday, Jan. 7. Photo courtesy of Lake Washington Education Support Professionals Facebook page
Houghton Community Council seeks a candidate to fill the vacancy left by Neal Black. Photo courtesy of the city of Kirkland

Houghton Community Council seeks candidate

Interested candidates have until Jan. 14 to apply.

Houghton Community Council seeks a candidate to fill the vacancy left by Neal Black. Photo courtesy of the city of Kirkland

Washington doesn’t know true vaccination data

New auditor’s report shows schools have not reported accurate vaccination data.

Local high school students organized Kirkland’s second climate strike. A group of protesters met with Mayor Penny Sweet to discuss the city’s plans to address the climate crisis. Madison Miller / staff photo

Eastside students organize second climate strike in Kirkland

Organized by local high school students, a climate strike was held at Marina Park.

Local high school students organized Kirkland’s second climate strike. A group of protesters met with Mayor Penny Sweet to discuss the city’s plans to address the climate crisis. Madison Miller / staff photo