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The Most Merry Parades and Parties Around Puget Sound

Lights, boats, and Santas run amok!

Small Business Saturday, Kirkland Winterfest on Sunday

The Kirkland Winterfest Holiday Tree Lighting and Music Festival will be held from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday at Marin Park in downtown Kirkland. The event is presented by the Kirkland Downtown Association.

Some spooktacular Halloween happenings around Kirkland

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

Kirkland man sentenced to ten years in prison for molestation images

A Kirkland resident was sentenced to ten years in prison and ten years of supervised release on March 13 in U.S. District Court in Seattle after being caught with images of children being raped and molested. The collection is believed to be one of the largest ever seized in Western Washington.

Fly fishing club celebrates 40th anniversary of breakthrough

Check out old photos of fly fishing and you'll see it: a couple of guys by the water casting their lines. After all, it was a man's sport. Forty years ago a group of people in Bellevue changed all that.

King County biennial budget keeps Northshore clinic open through 2015

The Metropolitan King County Council unanimously approved its first biennial budget on Nov. 18, which provides funding to keep the doors open at their public health clinic in Northshore until December 2015.

Nourishing Networks’ Thanksgiving food-box project expands, bets on Kirklanders

Kirkland Nourishing Network is expanding to help at seven schools in Kirkland as its third year of providing food boxes to needy elementary school children during school breaks begins.

Kirkland firefighters respond to hazmat incident

The Kirkland Fire Department, Eastside Hazmat Team and four other fire departments responded to a hazmat call during the morning on Saturday in Kirkland.

Crews find missing Redmond man | UPDATE

King County Sheriff's Office search and rescue crews have found the 67-year-old man who went missing at about 7 p.m. Tuesday night in the area of Northeast 116th Street and 192nd Avenue Northeast in Redmond.

Lake Washington advances to elite eight | Prep girls basketball

The Cinderella post season for the Lake Washington High School girls basketball team continued Friday night in Puyallup as the Kangs defeated Sumner 51-44 to advance to the elite eight of the state tournament.

Lake Washington High School dance team qualifies for districts

The Lake Washington High School dance team officially qualified for districts last week. The Kangs will compete on March 15 at Redmond High School during the districts competition.

Collantes joins Overlake Medical Clinics Kirkland

Six new primary care physicians and medical specialists have joined Overlake Medical Center including one in Kirkland.

Kirkland student serves as Rep. Goodman’s page

Kirkland resident Naomi Marteeny, a home-schooled student, served as a page this week in the Washington State House of Representatives.

Electronics recycling event at Mark Twain Elementary in Kirkland

Mark Twain Elementary in Kirkland will hold an electronics recycling event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 1.

Kirkland student named to Grinnell College Dean’s List

Kirkland resident Madeline Warnick has been named to the Grinnell College Dean's List for the fall semester 2013.

Kirkland Co-op Preschool to hold retirement party for Pam Fenton tomorrow

Kirkland Co-operative Preschool will celebrate Pam Fenton tomorrow, Feb. 21, who retired this fall after 27 years of teaching at the preschool.

Kirkland CACHET award nomination deadline extended

The Kirkland Cultural Arts Commission has extended the deadline for nominations to the Kirkland Collaboration of Arts, Culture, Heritage, Education and Theatre or CACHET Award to 12 p.m. on Feb. 21.

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.

Vortex music in Kirkland to hold second anniversary party

Vortex Music and Movies in Kirkland's Totem Lake neighborhood will hold a second anniversary party from 2-6 p.m. on March 1.

Liberty doubles up Lake Washington | Prep girls basketball

The Lake Washington High School girls basketball team got doubled up Wednesday by Liberty 62-30 in Issaquah.