Life

Dayton: History past, history being made

Ah, the summer of the “stay-cation,” where rather than hopping on a plane, people are keeping closer to home. Instead of Maui or Miami, maybe a destination in Washington fits the travel budget better.

  • Aug 18, 2008

OUT & ABOUT

Events

  • Aug 18, 2008

OUT & ABOUT

Art at Marymoor Park: Noon-6 p.m. Aug. 15; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 16-17. Show features the works of more than 100 artists in glass, jewelry, fine art, clothing, soap, dolls, mixed media and more. Admission: Free. Parking: $1. Marymoor Park, 6046 West Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond. 206-525-5926 or www.nwartalliance.com.

  • Aug 13, 2008

Salmon runs in Kirkland get a helping hand

With Chinook salmon largely disappeared from Kirkland steams and listed as a threatened species, the King County Conservation District (KCCD) is always looking for some volunteers to help bring them back.

  • Aug 13, 2008

How to fix the economy, sort of | Jeremy Greenberg

As someone with an economics degree, I am qualified to tell you, straight up, that our economy sucks. So I’ve been thinking about what to do to make it better.

  • Aug 13, 2008

Kirkland teen band Shotty to headline Redmond’s Arts in the Park

Kirkland teen band, Shotty, will be headlining the City of Redmond Arts in the Park Teen Stage this Friday.

  • Aug 12, 2008

I think that I shall never see a zit as big as that on thee

The phone call came in during the early morning hours. “Cashman, it’s me,” said the voice on the other end. “I’ve got to cancel our lunch today.” It was my old friend D.W. Clark, whose name – for the purposes of maintaining his anonymity here – I will change to D.W. Flark.

  • Aug 11, 2008

Discover sustainable longevity

When John F. Kennedy Jr. died along with his wife and sister-in-law in a tragic plane crash a few years ago, his uncle, Sen. Ted Kennedy, said in his eulogy that John had been given every gift life has to offer – except for the gift of time. Being able to live a long life, especially when it is a good life, is considered by most of us to be a blessing. Reaching old age is part of what we hope for – for ourselves as well as for our loved ones.

  • Aug 6, 2008

In Brief

Outdoor movie series begins Friday

  • Jul 21, 2008

Too busy for news? A quick guide to world’s terrorist groups

Recently, the Colombian Farc Guerilla separatists set some hostages free. I am, of course, very happy that people were freed without harm. But I was a little annoyed that this story made news. I have a busy life. I only have room in my mind to hate one or two terrorist groups, max. Currently, I’m completely occupied with hating Al-Qaeda, as well as the Teacher’s Union. I don’t have time to process any more evil.

  • Jul 16, 2008

Using a float tank can ease mind and body

Allison Morse couldn’t imagine getting into an MRI machine, let alone lying down in a tank of water and closing herself inside. So when her massage therapist suggested that she try out his float tank, she thought he was crazy.

  • Jul 14, 2008

Kirkland’s Uncorked to challenge Seattle in battle of food festivals

Billed as the battle of East vs. West food celebrations, the Kirkland Uncorked festival from July 18-20 along the Kirkland waterfront will pit the style and taste of the Eastside against that of a similar celebration happening at the Seattle Center.

  • Jul 9, 2008

Summer sounds return of downtown’s waterfront concerts

With summer in full swing, Kirkland’s resort-town atmosphere takes a festive turn this week as the annual Summer Concert Series returns.

  • Jul 9, 2008

Rotary Club putting on its 11th annual duck race July 4

The Rotary Club of Kirkland will host its 11th annual Great Puget Sound Duck Race at 4 p.m. on July 4 at the Juanita Beach Park.

  • Jul 2, 2008

Interested in advising city on the art it buys?

The Kirkland Cultural Council, the group that advises the City Council on arts related issues, is seeking a volunteer to join a committee currently planning for Kirkland’s future arts and cultural needs.

  • Jul 2, 2008

Schedule set for July 4 celebration events

An itinerary for July 4 events happening in Kirkland.

  • Jul 2, 2008