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Deception Pass State Park. Deception Pass is a strait separating Whidbey Island from Fidalgo Island. File photo

Free Park Days in 2021 start in January

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will again offer 12 free days next year, in which day-use visitors won’t need a Discover Pass to… Continue reading

 

Courtesy photo/Artists Sunday

Artists Sunday, following Black Friday, puts out call for participants before Nov. 29

The movement has a website that offers a free directory of artists and art organizations that participate

  • Nov 5, 2020

 

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Students helping students, teachers during the pandemic with free tutoring program

Two Northshore School District students have launched a website for free tutoring classes for elementary school kids, with plans to expand

  • Oct 30, 2020

 

Lisa Rosenblum is the director of the King County Library System.

Despite COVID-19, King County libraries still put on a show

Guest column from Lisa Rosenblum.

Lisa Rosenblum is the director of the King County Library System.
File photo from September 2016, when hundreds participated in the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s event at Redmond Town Center.

Eastside Walk to End Alzheimer’s Oct. 10

Similar to other walk events in the region, Alzheimer’s Association encourages registered users to walk in a location of their choice

  • Oct 8, 2020
File photo from September 2016, when hundreds participated in the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s event at Redmond Town Center.
Forbes Creek Park. Courtesy photo/City of Kirkland

Kirkland reopening playgrounds

The city states there’s been an increase in compliance in masking and social distancing in the city, leading to the reopening

  • Sep 21, 2020
Forbes Creek Park. Courtesy photo/City of Kirkland
Diya Garg, left, distributes Mighty Crayon recycles crayons and coloring books for Seattle students. Courtesy photo/Diya Garg.

Getting crayons to kids runs in the family

Eastside nonprofit Mighty Crayon is relaunched by younger sister of founder, repurposing used restaurant crayons

Diya Garg, left, distributes Mighty Crayon recycles crayons and coloring books for Seattle students. Courtesy photo/Diya Garg.
Photos: Students give thank you cards to local health workers

Photos: Students give thank you cards to local health workers

The cards were delivered to home care and hospice centers and EvergreenHealth.

  • Aug 14, 2020
Photos: Students give thank you cards to local health workers
Dr. Adam Rothenber is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon at EvergreenHealth Orthopedic & Sports Care. Courtesy photo/EvergreenHealth

The ins and outs of joint replacement

By Dr. Adam Rothenberg Special to the Reporter According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, from 2013–2015, an estimated 54.4 million U.S. adults… Continue reading

Dr. Adam Rothenber is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon at EvergreenHealth Orthopedic & Sports Care. Courtesy photo/EvergreenHealth
Terry Lentz, pictured, has won the I am AGELESS Community Builder Award. Courtesy photo/Woodlands at Forbes Lake

Kirkland volunteer to receive award for spirit and service during COVID-19 pandemic

Presented by SHAG Community Life Foundation, the award recognizes those whose service, skills and spirit defy aging’s stereotypes.

  • Jul 31, 2020
Terry Lentz, pictured, has won the I am AGELESS Community Builder Award. Courtesy photo/Woodlands at Forbes Lake
2020 Ford Ranger SuperCrew Lariat. Courtesy photo

2020 Ford Ranger SuperCrew Lariat | Car review

Ford’s venerable compact Ranger pickup went away for a while. But it has returned as a mid-size truck, ready for adventure and packed with driver-assist… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2020
2020 Ford Ranger SuperCrew Lariat. Courtesy photo
2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid. Courtesy photo

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid | Car review

There’s a reason Honda’s CR-V has been America’s top-selling crossover vehicle over the past 23 years. The 2020 CR-V AWD Touring Hybrid is the most… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2020
2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid. Courtesy photo
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Sign up for 2020 ‘Run to Rwanda’ Fun Run slated for September

Clyde Hill resident Sophie Sharp, an 11th grade student at The Overlake School, Redmond, and alum of St. Thomas School, Medina, is once again organizing… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2020
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Screenshot of the stray kitten and the Rev. Aaron Burt from the July 12 liturgy video.

Stray kitten surprises local priest during virtual Sunday service

“It was one of the most difficult sermons I’ve ever had to offer, because I was trying not to step on her.”

Screenshot of the stray kitten and the Rev. Aaron Burt from the July 12 liturgy video.
Washington State Fair cancelled

Washington State Fair cancelled

COVID-19 outbreak claims another event

  • Jul 8, 2020
Washington State Fair cancelled
Listen and Talk students playing on playground. Courtesy photo.

Specialty school coming to Kirkland

Listen and Talk is a specialized program for young children who are deaf or hard of hearing

  • Jun 17, 2020
Listen and Talk students playing on playground. Courtesy photo.
Decorated statue at Marina Park in support of Black Lives Matter efforts. Reader submitted photo.

Ribbons for Black Lives Matter

The display at Marina Park coincides with statewide efforts of the local King County Black Lives Matter chapter.

  • Jun 12, 2020
Decorated statue at Marina Park in support of Black Lives Matter efforts. Reader submitted photo.
Kirkland Wednesday Farmers Market will run every Wednesday from June 5 through September 25.

Kirkland farmers markets are ready for shoppers

Both Kirkland Wednesday Market and Juanita Friday Market are practicing social distancing during their reopenings.

  • Jun 11, 2020
Kirkland Wednesday Farmers Market will run every Wednesday from June 5 through September 25.
TLG Motion Pictures CEO Erik Bernard and TLG founder Courtney LeMarco on a set. Photo courtesy TLG Motion Pictures.

Local production company seeking film, TV pitches from young minority creatives

The Big Pitch competition, put on by TLG Motion Pictures (“Hoarders”), started about six months ago.

TLG Motion Pictures CEO Erik Bernard and TLG founder Courtney LeMarco on a set. Photo courtesy TLG Motion Pictures.
Local musicians hold virtual benefit concert for mental health

Local musicians hold virtual benefit concert for mental health

The stream-a-thon supports NAMI Eastside and nonprofit Hold Your Crown

  • May 26, 2020
Local musicians hold virtual benefit concert for mental health