TJ Martinell

Cars flow freely in the 100th Ave. corridor in Juanita.

Kirkland roads have ninth lowest traffic fatalities in the state

When it comes to traffic fatalities, Kirkland’s roads are fairly safe compared to both the state and nation, according to a study conducted by ConsumerAffairs.

 

Kirkland resident Helena Scutt and the crew of her high performance skiff compete in Helsinki

Kirkland resident to compete in Rio Olympics

A year ago, Kirkland resident Helena Scutt was determined to qualify for the U.S. Olympic sailing team for the upcoming summer competition in Rio de Janeiro.

 

Ben Tarassoli

Minimalist approach powers Kirkland-based Propella

A Kirkland-based startup is looking to blend the world of bicycles and electric bikes with a minimalistic approach. People are putting their money where their mouth is and the idea is proving popular.

 

Martinell says good bye to Kirkland | Reporter notes

Well Kirkland, it’s been a fun ride. By the time you’re reading this, I will have moved on to a new reporting position covering the happenings in Olympia for a brand new media outlet.

Bucky Beaver Pre-school owner Molly Carson reads to kids in 2013.

Bucky Beaver Pre-school in Kirkland to close

The Kirkland-based Bucky Beaver Pre-school will be closing at the end of the academic year.

Bucky Beaver Pre-school owner Molly Carson reads to kids in 2013.
Washington State Department of Transportation workers prepare the new Evergreen Point Floating Bridge for its opening at the beginning of April.

New 520 bridge to open in April

During a ceremony on the state Route 520 floating bridge, Washington State Department of Transportation officials announced its grand opening is set for the beginning of April.

Washington State Department of Transportation workers prepare the new Evergreen Point Floating Bridge for its opening at the beginning of April.
The city of Kirkland and the firefighters union.

Back and forth between firefighters, City heats up over funding

For the second time in a year, the Kirkland Firefighters Union has broached an issue with the city of Kirkland by posting an open letter on its website critical of the city. This time the initial post stated that the union believes there to be a lack of funding for fire service-related programs.

The city of Kirkland and the firefighters union.
Kirkland City Council members and city officials hold the ribbon while Mayor Amy Walen cuts it during a ceremony to officially finish one of the biggest road construction projects in Kirkland history. The 85th Street corridor project helped improve many aspects of the popular thoroughfare

85th Street construction in Kirkland officially wraps up, businesses hope for recovery

While the city of Kirkland celebrates the conclusion of the nearly two-year long construction for improving the 85th Street corridor, some local businesses are hoping to regain traction.

Kirkland City Council members and city officials hold the ribbon while Mayor Amy Walen cuts it during a ceremony to officially finish one of the biggest road construction projects in Kirkland history. The 85th Street corridor project helped improve many aspects of the popular thoroughfare
Kirkland Police Deaprtment

Drunk woman runs from cab and fare | 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 Department that are dispatched to on-duty police officers. The Kirkland Reporter police blotter is not intended to be representative of all police calls originating in Kirkland, which average about 1,000 per week.

Kirkland Police Deaprtment

Businesses, Kirkland residents prepare for plastic bag ban

With the city’s plastic bag ban ordinance set to take effect next month, city officials have been reaching out to local businesses in preparation.

Kirklanders reject the “rags of racism”

A demonstration against racism was held at Kirkland City Hall Feb. 17 in response to a recent incident last month in Redmond.

Kirkland Fire investigators were on scene of a Finn Hill house fire early Friday morning after confirming that a woman died during the incident.

Woman’s body found in Finn Hill house fire in Kirkland

Kirkland firefighters are investigating the death of an elderly woman as the result of a fire in her home on Finn Hill Friday morning.

Kirkland Fire investigators were on scene of a Finn Hill house fire early Friday morning after confirming that a woman died during the incident.

Lake Washington Singers will perform spring concert

Those who enjoy listening to music of Hollywood fame will get a chance at the Lake Washington Singers second concert of their “Starlight, Starbright” program in May.

Kirkland Police Deaprtment

Juvenille assaults adult after his cell phone was taken away | 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 Department that are dispatched to on-duty police officers. The Kirkland Reporter police blotter is not intended to be representative of all police calls originating in Kirkland, which average about 1,000 per week.

Kirkland Police Deaprtment

Last of five former Juanita High School football players sentenced

The last of the five Juanita High School football players charged with second-degree attempted rape pleaded guilty to third degree assault Feb. 1.

Juanita High School Rebels

Juanita High School club in Kirkland raises a ton of supplies for homeless

The Juanita High School Interact Club literally raised a ton of supplies for homeless people in the Seattle area as part of their Second Avenue project drive.

Juanita High School Rebels
Gov. Jay Inslee

Google opens second campus in Kirkland

Google has come a long way since first opening its doors in Kirkland 12 years ago.

Gov. Jay Inslee

Sri Lankan immigrants share cuisine as part of Kirkland Arts Center auction

Last week an Eastside resident got a chance to sample Sri Lankan cuisine, something they won’t find in any restaurant in the region, cooked and served by Kirkland residents who make up the small population of immigrants.

Kirkland company announces plans to move to Bellevue

Kirkland-based tech company Acumatica has announced its plans to move to downtown Bellevue following a year of explosive growth.

Kirkland Police Department

Woman arrested after punching nurse | 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 Department that are dispatched to on-duty police officers. The Kirkland Reporter police blotter is not intended to be representative of all police calls originating in Kirkland, which average about 1,000 per week.

Kirkland Police Department