Megan Campbell

Kids swim, bike, run in Saturday triathlon

More than 120 children, ages 3-12, participated in the Kirkland Kids Triathlon at Juanita Beach Park Saturday. The triathlon included a 50-yard swim/splash, a half-mile… Continue reading

Lady Washington, Hawaiian Chieftain come to port in Kirkland

A tall ship right out of the Pirates of the Carabean, came to port last week in Kirkland. Lady Washington, the official tall ship of… Continue reading

Benefit Car Show raises money for Kirkland’s Youth Police Explorers program

More than 50 classic cars lined the street at the Justice Center Saturday for the Kirkland Police Department’s third annual Benefit Car Show. All proceeds… Continue reading

‘Welcome to Kirkland’ event set for Sept. 16

The Juanita Neighborhood Association wants to bring people of various cultural and linguistic backgrounds together in a “Welcome to Kirkland” event set for Sept. 16.… Continue reading

CERT offers disaster training course starting Sept. 20

Course begins during National Preparedness Month

District bus driver shortage impacts preschool start times

Like many school districts nationwide, the Lake Washington School District is facing a bus driver shortage and it’s having an impact on preschool start times.… Continue reading

County approves sale of land to City of Kirkland

On Tuesday, the Metropolitan King County Council unanimously approved the sale of county land to the City of Kirkland. The 1.18-acre parcel is located in… Continue reading

EvergreenHealth, city staff attend FEMA training course

Picture this: An infectious disease is causing mass casualties. The local hospital is under staffed. The power’s out so the doctors and nurses are using… Continue reading

Local business collects diapers through Friday for those affected by Hurricane Harvey

Now through Friday, Michelle Landwehr, founder and owner of Roo’s World of Discovery, is holding a diaper drive to send to those affected by Hurricane… Continue reading

Public Health investigates foodborne illness link to Cafe Juanita in Kirkland

Public Health — Seattle &King County recently investigated a foodborne outbreak associated with a Kirkland restaurant. Cafe Juanita, which remains open, was linked to two… Continue reading

Peter Kirk Community Center Advisory Board collects more than 3,000 items for homeless teens

After 12 weeks of collecting, the Peter Kirk Community Center Advisory Board gathered more than 3,000 items to donate to Friends of Youth, which will… Continue reading

Waterfront Kirkland home to set sail for Canada

There’s a house that sits on a hill in Kirkland overlooking the shores of Lake Washington. Come late August, it will be sailing to Canada.… Continue reading

Aegis Living buys Dargey property for $10.1M, Design Review Board meeting set for this evening

Bellevue-based senior living company Aegis Living purchased the former Lobsang Dargey property in Kirkland for $10.1 million on Aug. 14. “I can’t tell you how… Continue reading

Kirkland student among 22 others to study under legendary ballerina Suzanne Farrell

Mia Kennedy, 17, has been dancing since she was 3 years old. And for the last few weeks, the Kirkland resident had been under the… Continue reading

Kirkland man named ‘Fittest On Earth’

Kevin “Iron Man” Koester, of Kirkland walked away from the Reebok CrossFit Games earlier this month as the fittest 50-something-year-old in the world. “I feel… Continue reading

Pascal, Butte advance to general in Kirkland City Council election

Jon Pascal and Uzma Butte will advance to the general election after receiving the most votes in the Kirkland City Council primary election, according to… Continue reading

On the move | Kirkland family to live in historic Trueblood House

On a sunny Tuesday afternoon, Kirkland resident Kim Hartman watched as the house moving company Nickel Bros. transported her new home to its permanent location… Continue reading

Kirkland residents rally for peace, love after Charlottesville

In light of the deadly and hateful events that transpired in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend, about 30 Kirkland residents rallied for peace and love Monday… Continue reading

Summerfest treats with live music, food, vendors

As the smoke started to dissipate Friday afternoon, crowds began to enter Marina Park for Kirkland’s downtown annual event, Summerfest. The event began Fridayfrom 3-11… Continue reading

Artist creates crowd-sourced mural

Underneath Northeast 85th Street along the Cross Kirkland Corridor, there’s a wall that Jake “DKoy” Wagoner has had his eye on for three or four… Continue reading