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The Holiday Shopping Guide to Unique Gifts and Memorable Moments

Bazzars, pop-ups, and retail events from Seattle to Bellevue and beyond.


The Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition takes over downtown Seattle on Dec. 1.

A Complete List of Holiday Concerts Throughout King County

Holiday cheer for your ears.


The Most Merry Parades and Parties Around Puget Sound

Lights, boats, and Santas run amok!


The Season’s Best Performances, Plays, and Nutcrackers

Holiday stories from stages in Bellevue, Seattle, and throughout King County.

Kirkland residents make dean’s list at University of Portland

The following students from the Kirkland area were recently listed on the 2013 fall semester dean’s list at University of Portland.

Kirkland AAU Basketball wins district title

Kirkland-based AAU Basketball Club, PRO Style Hoops won the Pacific Northwest AAU District Basketball Championship Tournament for 4th grade at Bellevue Community College March 21.

Lake Washington beats Bothell, loses to Inglemoor | Prep boys swimming

The Lake Washington High School boys swim team beat Bothell 110-70 Thursday but also lost to Inglemoor 121-110 during a double dual meet at Juanita Pool in Kirkland.

Google Kirkland campus recognized for green building standards

Google recently received the highest rating by the U.S. Green Building Council - LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design).

KAC open house and Holiday Art Market Dec. 7

The Kirkland Arts Center, a nonprofit gallery and visual arts school on the corner of Market Street and 7th Avenue, is opening its historic doors to the Kirkland community for a Holiday Art Market and open house from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Dec. 7.

Juanita edges Bellevue | Prep girls basketball

The Juanita High School girls basketball team edged Bellevue Monday 57-51 behind a strong second quarter.

Give back in Kirkland on Martin Luther King Jr.Day

Green Kirkland will give residents a chance to give back to the community on Martin Luther King Jr. Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Jan. 20.

Some spooktacular Halloween happenings around Kirkland

Here is a list of a few Halloween events taking place in kirkland this weekend, starting today.

Kiwanis Club of Kirkland awards grants to five local schools

The Kiwanis Club of Kirkland is awarding five $500 grants to local schools to help them develop their robotics programs.

Kirkland sex offender pleads guilty to child porn possession

A Kirkland man pleaded guilty to receipt of child pornography in U.W. District Court in Seattle Thursday.Robert Francis Pierce, 41, has prior convictions for first… Continue reading

Juanita High School DECA sending students to state competition

Juanita High School DECA is excited to be sending 12 students to DECA state competition on March 6-8.

Volunteers needed for A Very Merry Un-Decorating Party in downtown Kirkland

The Kirkland Events Foundation is looking for volunteers for A Very Merry Un-Decorating Party from 8:30-11:30 a.m. on Jan. 11.

Storm system maintenance on Kirkland’s Goat Hill Road | Traffic

Commuters should expect traffic delays due to storm system cleaning on Goat Hill Road in Kirkland.

Lake Washington School District bond closes gap slightly

The latest round of results for the Lake Washington School District's (LWSD) special election were released Friday, with both levies increasing their leads and the bond approval on Prop 3 inching closer to a 60 percent passage.

Kirkland homeowner follows burglary suspects from his home, helps police locate them

A homeowner who followed two men after they allegedly burglarized his home helped Kirkland police locate the suspects on Wednesday morning.

HomeStreet Bank celebrates new location with ribbon cutting, donates to KITH

HomeStreet Bank celebrated the opening of its newest office in Kirkland Monday night with a ribbon cutting and open house.