Seahawk running backs Justin Forsett and Marshawn Lynch made an appearance at Juanita High School in Kirkland on Tuesday as part of sandwich building contest sponsored by Subway. The event was to promote healthy dietary habits among students following the Lake Washington School District’s food guide pyramid.
Lake Washington Technical College President Dr. Sharon McGavick announced she will retire, effective Jan. 15, 2011.
McGavick, who has led the college since December 2007, informed the college’s Board of Trustees of her decision at their regular meeting on Sept. 13.
The Northwest Lady Sharks 12U softball team completed a successful weekend on the diamond by winning the National Softball Association “Fun In The Sun” 14U Tacoma tournament with a 6-4 victory over a top-level 14U Oregon Panthers team July 25. Isabella Riddle, Kara Link and Madison Hedlund led the offense with doubles and Hailey Gerde added a two-run single.
Two women from Kirkland and Bellevue were charged with beating and stealing from a man who took pictures of them tagging a city sign on May 21 in Seattle.
Prosecutors charged Alexandra L. Seidman, 20, of Kirkland and Vivek K. Chaudhary, 22, of Bellevue,
A Bellevue couple escaped serious injury Sunday when an unsecured pickaxe was lost from the bed of a pick-up truck in Kirkland.
The couple was driving their Mercedes SUV on southbound I-405 in Kirkland at Northeast 85th street around 3:45 p.m. when a truck traveling northbound lost their unsecured load, according to the Washington State Patrol (WSP).
A proposal by King County Executive Dow Constantine on Thursday could postpone or eliminate a need for a regional jail in the Kirkland.
Constantine proposed providing area cities with 150 beds in the King County Jail until 2020. The idea would take the pressure off Kirkland and other large cities including Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond and Shoreline to plan for a regional jail if the county facility becomes full.
Built by Kirkland’s founder, Peter Kirk, the Kirkland Arts Center has been named one of 25 historic places selected to participate in the Seattle-Puget Sound area Partners in Preservation initiative by The National Trust for Historic Preservation.