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Readings at Parkplace Books

Join author Mary Daheim at 7 p.m. July 15 as she presents and signs copies of “Alpine Uproar,” 21st in her Alpine mystery series featuring… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2009
Sweeney Todd will show at 7:30 p.m. July 24
Sweeney Todd will show at 7:30 p.m. July 24
During her lunch break Tuesday

Rotary Club of Kirkland Downtown hosts blood drive

While many people grabbed a sandwich or salad at nearby restaurants on their lunch breaks Tuesday.

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Mary Anne Kobylka with husband

Woman needs help to fulfill final legacy

Kirkland woman with late-stage ovarian cancer seeks to raise $50,000 for research.

Mary Anne Kobylka with husband
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100 Hounds of Kirkland

On a recent morning at Juanita Bay Park and already exhausted from the blazing heat,

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Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald

Animal Planet star to make Kirkland laugh for a cause

MEOW Cat Rescue and Laughs Comedy Club welcome star of Animal Planet’s Emergency Vets

  • Jul 1, 2009
Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald
Vidya Guhan performs a classical south Indian dance form Bharatanatyam.

Kirkland woman to set classical Indian dance into motion

For Kirkland resident Vidya Guhan, the study of the classical south Indian dance form

Vidya Guhan performs a classical south Indian dance form Bharatanatyam.
Madison House Retirement residents recently joined with Pinky’s Passion for a Parkinson’s Cure to present a vintage fashion show with a history lesson. Clothing was modeled from the early 1900s and WWI through the roaring 20s
Madison House Retirement residents recently joined with Pinky’s Passion for a Parkinson’s Cure to present a vintage fashion show with a history lesson. Clothing was modeled from the early 1900s and WWI through the roaring 20s

Long-term Care Resource Fair for family caregivers

The Chinese Information and Service Center is holding a Long-term Care Resource Fair from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 27 at the Crossroads Community… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2009
Willie Mae Heath

Love of life helps woman turn 100

By LINDSAY LARINReporter NewspapersHaving just celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends Friday, June 5, Willie Mae Heath remains full of life Her secret?“Be… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2009
Willie Mae Heath
Ten-year-old 'Captain' Michael Koshman of Kirkland heaves a line while the sailboat plunges out to Lake Washington on Saturday. During the 'A Day on the Lake' event
Ten-year-old 'Captain' Michael Koshman of Kirkland heaves a line while the sailboat plunges out to Lake Washington on Saturday. During the 'A Day on the Lake' event
Jason Mesnick

‘Bachelor’ Jason Mesnick to host Father’s Day Fun-athlon

Join "The Bachelor" star and Kirkland resident Jason Mesnick for a piggyback run, gummy worm push-up contest and more Saturday for a Father's Day Fun-athlon at

  • Jun 19, 2009
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    Kirkland resident Bradley 'Mitch' Mitchell poses with his 'pride and joy' - an 1893 Navy diving pump he purchased from a Bellevue resident. Mitchell will show off his old Navy diving gear collection this weekend at the Seattle Aquarium.

    Kirkland man to show old diving gear during last exhibit

    Some would call it nautical nonsense.

    Kirkland resident Bradley 'Mitch' Mitchell poses with his 'pride and joy' - an 1893 Navy diving pump he purchased from a Bellevue resident. Mitchell will show off his old Navy diving gear collection this weekend at the Seattle Aquarium.
    Artist Rachel Wiegand of Mukilteo plays an acoustic set during the Blue Fish Festival Saturday.

    Blue Fish Festival rocks Peter Kirk Park

    The Kirkland Youth Council teamed up with the Kirkland Teen Union Building Saturday to host the eighth annual Blue Fish Festival at Peter Kirk Park.The… Continue reading

    Artist Rachel Wiegand of Mukilteo plays an acoustic set during the Blue Fish Festival Saturday.
    Once a Rebel

    Class of 2009: Juanita High School graduates shine bright

    Juanita High School graduated 287 students on June 12 at the Juanita Field House.

    Once a Rebel
    Agua Verde Cafe & Paddle Club will celebrate its grand opening at Houghton Beach Park Saturday.

    Agua Verde to celebrate grand opening at Houghton Beach Park Saturday

    Agua Verde Cafe & Paddle Club has opened its second location just off the shores of Lake Washington at Kirkland's Houghton Beach Park. The grand opening is set from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 13 at 5811 Lake Washington Blvd. N.E. in Kirkland.

    • Jun 12, 2009
    Agua Verde Cafe & Paddle Club will celebrate its grand opening at Houghton Beach Park Saturday.
    Lucy Bettinger (left) and friend Katherina Cairns

    Summer leap

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    • Jun 10, 2009
    Lucy Bettinger (left) and friend Katherina Cairns

    COLUMN| Celebrate successful aging and senior talent

    “Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” Satchel Paige“To me, old age is always 15 years older… Continue reading

    Community brief: Hopelink seeks volunteers

    Hopelink, a 38-year-old nonprofit agency helping families, senior citizens and people with disabilities in east and north King County, needs more volunteers at its centers… Continue reading

    • Jun 3, 2009