Matt Phelps

Lindsey and Erik, right, use to be Miracle League kids, but now that they’re grown up they come as helpers with the younger kids such as Liam, left. Contributed photo/Chris Rusnak

Kirkland Rotary, Boys & Girls Club hosting 13th annual Miracle League

Some people have physical attributes that give them an advantage when it comes to sports. Those whom are tall have an advantage when it comes… Continue reading

 

Tom Neir has announced his candidacy for Kirkland City Council. Contributed photo

Tom Neir announces run for Kirkland City Council

Candidates for Kirkland City Council are beginning to come forward as the filing period, May 15-19, draws closer. The most recent resident to announce his… Continue reading

 

Fire at Kirkland apartment sends one to the hospital, nine families displaced

Fire at Kirkland apartment sends one to the hospital, nine families displaced

An apartment fire sent one Kirkland resident to the hospital and killed a family pet early Saturday morning, as nine families were displaced by the… Continue reading

 

Police called to Kirkland home for apparent murder-suicide incident

Police called to Kirkland home for apparent murder-suicide incident

The Kirkland Police Department is investigating a possible murder and suicide incident in Kirkland after finding two people dead in a Highlands neighborhood home. Police… Continue reading

Police called to Kirkland home for apparent murder-suicide incident
Parker Harris - Contributed photo

Woodinville resident enters 45th District Senate race as an independent

Woodinville resident Parker Harris has announced his candidacy for the 45th District Senate seat, which will be on the ballot this year in a special… Continue reading

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Ken Smith - Contributed photo

Senate seat election draws candidate from outside 45th District

The race for the 45th District State Senate seat is garnering attention from community leaders who want to represent their fellow residents in Kirkland, Woodinville… Continue reading

Ken Smith - Contributed photo
Drunk man arrested after driving car backwards down median | Kirkland Police Blotter

Drunk man arrested after driving car backwards down median | Kirkland Police Blotter

The blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical round-up of all calls to the Kirkland Police… Continue reading

Drunk man arrested after driving car backwards down median | Kirkland Police Blotter
Man records couple having sex in Juanita Beach bathroom | Kirkland Police Blotter

Man records couple having sex in Juanita Beach bathroom | Kirkland Police Blotter

The blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical round-up of all calls to the Kirkland Police… Continue reading

Man records couple having sex in Juanita Beach bathroom | Kirkland Police Blotter
Kelly Dylla has been announced as the new executive director of the Kirkland Arts Center. Contributed photo

Kirkland Arts Center announces new executive director

The Kirkland Arts Center (KAC) has hired Kelly Dylla as its new executive director. “Kelly brings a wealth of experience in cultural organization leadership to… Continue reading

Kelly Dylla has been announced as the new executive director of the Kirkland Arts Center. Contributed photo
Kirkland firefighters rescued a woman from the house on the far right after a fire broke out in the kitchen on Thursday. MATT PHELPS/Kirkland Reporter

Woman, two dogs rescued from burning home on Finn Hill in Kirkland

Kirkland firefighters rescued a woman and two dogs from a burning house on Thursday on Finn Hill. “Flames were visible coming from the back of… Continue reading

Kirkland firefighters rescued a woman from the house on the far right after a fire broke out in the kitchen on Thursday. MATT PHELPS/Kirkland Reporter
Participants in the Eastside March for Justice walk along Lake Washington Boulevard. MATT PHELPS / Kirkland Reporter

Organizers say Eastside March for Justice in Kirkland continues momentum of movement

Hundreds of people lined the Kirkland waterfront early Saturday morning for the Eastside March for Justice. The group of protesters met at Houghton Beach Park… Continue reading

Participants in the Eastside March for Justice walk along Lake Washington Boulevard. MATT PHELPS / Kirkland Reporter
Woman claims attempted dog napping | Kirkland Police Blotter

Woman claims attempted dog napping | Kirkland Police Blotter

The blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical round-up of all calls to the Kirkland Police… Continue reading

Woman claims attempted dog napping | Kirkland Police Blotter
Ben & Jerry’s - Contributed art

We all scream for free ice cream at Ben & Jerry’s in Kirkland

If the old saying “I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream” is true, everyone will have a chance to make some noise… Continue reading

Ben & Jerry’s - Contributed art
A fire at the Brown Bag Cafe in Kirkland was contained to the kitchen and attic of the restaurant. Contributed photo/City of Kirkland

Two-alarm fire at Brown Bag Cafe in Kirkland believed to be an accident, investigation continues

The Kirkland Fire Department was called to the Brown Bag Cafe in the Totem Lake neighborhood of Kirkland on Saturday evening for a structure fire… Continue reading

A fire at the Brown Bag Cafe in Kirkland was contained to the kitchen and attic of the restaurant. Contributed photo/City of Kirkland
Free gardening classes at the Northshore Utility District building

Free gardening classes at the Northshore Utility District building

The Northshore Utility District and the Saving Water Partnership are sponsoring free classes to help residents save water, save money and help the environment at… Continue reading

Free gardening classes at the Northshore Utility District building
The youngest audiences, and their parents, can see StoryBook Theater’s 55-minute version of A Little Mermaid this spring in Kirkland. Contributed photo

Studio East, StoryBook Theater in Kirkland present three new shows this spring

Studio East and StoryBook Theater have announced three new shows for this spring in Kirkland. The youngest audiences, and their parents, can see StoryBook Theater’s… Continue reading

The youngest audiences, and their parents, can see StoryBook Theater’s 55-minute version of A Little Mermaid this spring in Kirkland. Contributed photo
The Kirkland Wednesday Market at Marina Park is just one of the many events the Kirkland Downtown Association helps produce during the year. Reporter file photo

Kirkland Downtown Association memberships bring community together, fund events

The Kirkland Downtown Association’s (KDA) new membership program is aimed at connecting residents, businesses and organizations in Kirkland. It is also aimed at sustaining the… Continue reading

The Kirkland Wednesday Market at Marina Park is just one of the many events the Kirkland Downtown Association helps produce during the year. Reporter file photo

Kirkland man dies in avalanche in Kittitas County

A Kirkland man who was caught in a large avalanche died Saturday in Kittitas County. Mike Albertson, 45, was snowmobiling with another man in the… Continue reading

Michael and Lynne Gaskill founded Sibling House in Kirkland after being foster parents. Contributed photo

Kirkland-based Sibling House to hold 15th annual auction fundraiser

The bond between siblings is unique and can last a lifetime. However, making sure they stay together when entering into foster care can be a… Continue reading

Michael and Lynne Gaskill founded Sibling House in Kirkland after being foster parents. Contributed photo
Samantha St. John, center, received the Teddy Overleese Community Service Award from the Kirkland Downtown Association earlier this year. She was recently named the executive director of the Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce. Reporter file photo

Kirkland Chamber of Commerce names new executive director

Samantha St. John has been named the executive director for the Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce by the organization’s board. St. John had been serving… Continue reading

Samantha St. John, center, received the Teddy Overleese Community Service Award from the Kirkland Downtown Association earlier this year. She was recently named the executive director of the Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce. Reporter file photo