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Chris Chandler was shot and killed outside a Mill Creek Halloween party on Oct. 28

Bench dedicated to murdered Kirkland teen

Mill Creek man builds wooden bench that will be dedicated to slain Kirkland teen at a special ceremony Aug. 22.

Chris Chandler was shot and killed outside a Mill Creek Halloween party on Oct. 28
Marsha Stevens and her son

Bereaved parents find lifeline, comfort from Compassionate Friends

Sometimes, when the wind blows gently, Marsha Stevens hears her

Marsha Stevens and her son
Hopelink employees Theresa Curry (front) and Erica Wright stock the shelves at the new Hopelink facility in Kirkland

Hopelink opens new Kirkland/Northshore Center

Hopelink, the largest social services agency serving north and east King County, opened a brand new center in the Totem Lake area of Kirkland this… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2009
Hopelink employees Theresa Curry (front) and Erica Wright stock the shelves at the new Hopelink facility in Kirkland
Jane Li Fox has written four books

Kirkland author finds ‘feng shui for horses’

In the stillness of Jane Li Fox's home something stirs.

Jane Li Fox has written four books
The Next Food Network Star finalist Melissa d'Arabian and her family came to Hector's Restaurant in Kirkland Sunday for a special viewing of the show and to meet the community.

Food Network finalist moves to Kirkland

Your new neighbor might be the Next Food Network Star.

The Next Food Network Star finalist Melissa d'Arabian and her family came to Hector's Restaurant in Kirkland Sunday for a special viewing of the show and to meet the community.
Troy Kerstetter of Oregon and his dog

Unleashed at Crestwoods Park

Nearly 1,000 turned out for the Go Dog Go! Kirkland Canine Festival Saturday to watch the Flying Disc Dog Competition and other fun contests. The… Continue reading

Troy Kerstetter of Oregon and his dog
An oil painting of a butterfly titled “Painted Lady” created by Bridgett Ezzard.

Kirkland Arts Center garden tour to benefit arts programs

The Kirkland Arts Center will host its first annual Kirkland Gallery of Gardens Tour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 26.The self-guided tour features,… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2009
An oil painting of a butterfly titled “Painted Lady” created by Bridgett Ezzard.
Melissa d’Arabian will host a viewing party Sunday at Hector's in Kirkland.

The Next Food Network Star d’Arabian to have viewing party at Hector’s Sunday

Future Kirkland resident Melissa d’Arabian, who is featured on The Next Food Network Star, will be hosting a viewing part at Hector's in Kirkland on… Continue reading

  • Jul 23, 2009
Melissa d’Arabian will host a viewing party Sunday at Hector's in Kirkland.
Kirkland resident Howard Trott is head of the Teanaway Solar Reserve

Kirkland man to head world’s largest solar plant

From his own Kirkland home to the world's largest solar plant, Howard Trott believes in building with the future in mind.

Kirkland resident Howard Trott is head of the Teanaway Solar Reserve
Kirklander Lauren Scovel (in maroon)

Studio East presents ‘Sweeney Todd’ July 24-26

The Franklin Family and Studio East will present the 12th Annual Summer Musical, Sweeney Todd, which will show at 7:30 p.m. July 24, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. July 25 and 2:30 p.m. July 26 at the Kirkland Performance Center.

  • Jul 21, 2009
Kirklander Lauren Scovel (in maroon)
The tall ship Lady Washington sails into the Kirkland Marina as a part of Kirkland Uncorked

‘Pirates’ ship invades Marina Park in Kirkland | Video

The tall ship Lady Washington sails into the Kirkland Marina as a part of Kirkland Uncorked, which will run July 16-18. The ship was featured… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2009
The tall ship Lady Washington sails into the Kirkland Marina as a part of Kirkland Uncorked

COLUMN| How much is too much screen time for your child?

Jonathan, age 13, spent his Saturday morning with his Wii playing Guitar Hero.

NWFace offers complimentary skin analysis

The new NWFace offers complimentary skin analysis and boasts the finest diagnostic tool available to provide clinical measurement of surface and subsurface irregularities and pigment… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2009
Brian Winn and Amanda Martinez enjoy a sunny Friday afternoon on a boat at the Kirkland Marina.
Brian Winn and Amanda Martinez enjoy a sunny Friday afternoon on a boat at the Kirkland Marina.

COLUMN| Weight loss is a health issue, not a sport

Obesity is not only a worldwide epidemic, it is also big, big business. For example, NBC’s TV hit, “The Biggest Loser,” which features overweight to… Continue reading

COLUMN| A different kind of healthcare

Choices for health that bring it back to basics.

  • Jul 15, 2009
Suburban Sarah
Suburban Sarah
“Morning glory” is an oil painting by Connie Townsend.

Art to the Rescue

Howard/Mandville Gallery presents “Art to the Rescue” that features paintings of faithful animal friends to benefit Pasado’s Safe Haven. The exhibit, which runs through July… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2009
“Morning glory” is an oil painting by Connie Townsend.
An oil painting of a butterfly titled “Painted Lady” created by Bridgett Ezzard.

Kirkland Arts Center garden tour to benefit arts programs

Reporter staffThe Kirkland Arts Center will host its first annual Kirkland Gallery of Gardens Tour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 26.The self-guided tour,… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2009
An oil painting of a butterfly titled “Painted Lady” created by Bridgett Ezzard.

Parklane Gallery July artists

Parklane Gallery is featuring artwork by Nancy Bradley and Laurie Nykreim this month.Bradley brings to Kirkland “The Market Place,” watercolor paintings of the rich and… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2009