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The Finn Hill Middle School Concert Band and the Finn Hill Concert Choir performed at the “Music in the Parks” competition in Federal Way. Courtesy photo

Finn Hill Middle school band and choir win top honors at Music in the Parks contest

The groups together were awarded the “Esprit de Corps” award.

  • Jun 28, 2019
The Finn Hill Middle School Concert Band and the Finn Hill Concert Choir performed at the “Music in the Parks” competition in Federal Way. Courtesy photo
Kiwanis pancake breakfast is a big success

Kiwanis pancake breakfast is a big success

Thanks goes to the Kirkland community for their support.

  • Jun 27, 2019
Kiwanis pancake breakfast is a big success
Kirkland Transition Academy partners with Chick-fil-A

Kirkland Transition Academy partners with Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A is the first for-profit business to partner with the LWSD academy.

Kirkland Transition Academy partners with Chick-fil-A
Friends of Youth welcomes Juniel as director of development

Friends of Youth welcomes Juniel as director of development

Juniel Brings more than 30 years of development experience to Friends of Youth.

Friends of Youth welcomes Juniel as director of development
Congratulations to the Juanita High School and Futures School class of 2019. Photo courtesy of LWSD Facebook page

Juanita and Futures seniors graduate

The ceremony took place on June 14 at the JHS Field House.

  • Jun 19, 2019
Congratulations to the Juanita High School and Futures School class of 2019. Photo courtesy of LWSD Facebook page

Rumba Kings return to Kirkland Performance Center

They will be debuting their new album, “The Instrumental Sessions, Vol II.”

  • Jun 18, 2019
Matt Kearney to perform at KPC

Matt Kearney to perform at KPC

Tickets for the Dec. 9 go on sale June 18.

  • Jun 16, 2019
Matt Kearney to perform at KPC

Taylor to speak at LWTech commencement

Robert V. Taylor, chair of the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation Board.

  • Jun 15, 2019

Leavitt to lead recital this weekend at Kirkland Congregational Church

Fellow performers include Jim Peterson, pianist Lambros Lambrou and Josh Sibley.

  • Jun 13, 2019
Courtesy photo                                 Alisa Bright is LWTech Tech Academy’s valedictorian. She will graduate with her high school diploma and her AA in design.

LWTech to graduate students earning high school diplomas and associate degrees

Alisa Bright is the LWTech Technical Academy’s valedictorian.

Courtesy photo                                 Alisa Bright is LWTech Tech Academy’s valedictorian. She will graduate with her high school diploma and her AA in design.
Sustainability in action at LWSD

Sustainability in action at LWSD

Rockwell elementary’s outdoor classroom is one of many ways schools are going green.

Sustainability in action at LWSD
Healthy summer recipes — herbs, veggies and wild fish abound

Healthy summer recipes — herbs, veggies and wild fish abound

A monthly health column from the Eastside.

  • Jun 6, 2019
Healthy summer recipes — herbs, veggies and wild fish abound

Dying from an overdose; not just heroin that’s killing us

A monthly column about mindfulness and health.

  • Jun 6, 2019

Juanita students awarded Mash/Eggers scholarships

They will receive $2,200 each.

  • Jun 5, 2019
Juanita Friday Market opens June 7

Juanita Friday Market opens June 7

The market runs every Friday through Sept. 27.

Juanita Friday Market opens June 7
Kirkland Girl Scout troop raises funds to travel to Europe

Kirkland Girl Scout troop raises funds to travel to Europe

The scouts will travel to Europe from June 25 - July 9.

Kirkland Girl Scout troop raises funds to travel to Europe
Kirkland volunteers honor local fallen veterans at their graves in the Kirkland Cemetery. White crosses mark each veteran and a U.S. flag commemorates their service. Kailan Manandic / staff photo

Locals honor fallen heroes at Kirkland Cemetery

Numerous Kirkland volunteers honored local veterans in recognition of Memorial Day.

Kirkland volunteers honor local fallen veterans at their graves in the Kirkland Cemetery. White crosses mark each veteran and a U.S. flag commemorates their service. Kailan Manandic / staff photo

Six LWSD students receive National Merit scholarships

The students are six of 2,500 high school seniors nationwide to win this scholarship.

  • May 22, 2019
Kirkland Fire Department providing free AEDs through grant program

Kirkland Fire Department providing free AEDs through grant program

Businesses and nonprofits in Kirkland can apply for a grant.

  • May 22, 2019
Kirkland Fire Department providing free AEDs through grant program
Comcast Cares Day comes to Friends of Youth in Kirkland

Comcast Cares Day comes to Friends of Youth in Kirkland

Employees from the company’s Redmond office volunteered their time at the Eastside nonprofit.

  • May 20, 2019
Comcast Cares Day comes to Friends of Youth in Kirkland