Sixteen-year-old Camilla Cyr had never thought of wearing a crown until she was approached last year in a Las Vegas restaurant at the Bellagio Hotel.
Every year, numerous seniors in local nursing homes will spend the holidays alone and forgotten. But businesses and individuals on the Eastside are making a difference by participating in the “Wrap a Senior in Love” Community Campaign.
After her husband Pete had competed in one in California, Kirkland triathlete Anne Jenson thought she may enjoy the endurance sport as well, first trying it in 1993. Though Jensen did not race competitively in triathlons until 2000, now she is hooked and recently won first place in the masters division in the recent Kirkland Triathlon.
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On a cold Sunday evening, Alvin Day and his service dog, Milo, walked the grounds of St. John Vianney Parish inside a colony of tents, checking to make sure that no fights broke out between the 91 residents of Tent City 4.
Skateboarding since he was three and competing in amateur events soon after, 11-year-old Mitchie Brusco is finally getting a chance to show his peers what he can do. His local peers, that is.
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Kirkland native Melissa LaCaille, 30, is one of six finalists from across the country who will compete to become the “Big Cheese” at the Tillamook Macaroni and Cheese Recipe Contest this week in Oregon.
The 5-year-old walked into the Asian Resource Center wearing a flowery dress and, laughing, chased after her younger brother. The event was the Jump and Jive 2 Cure JM, held Oct. 4. The youngsters attended with their parents, Doug and Jeanette Weaver of Kirkland.