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                                Melody Kieffer, an office manager at Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School, addresses the school board on Monday.

LWSD office personnel may see pay cuts next year

LWSD and LWESP are bargaining for a new three-year contract.

 

Youth orgs voice thoughts on language surrounding $318 million from the PSTAA

County Council will soon vote on motion.

 

District Court Judge Peter Nault dies after 25 years on the bench

The county council will appoint a judge to fill the open spot.

 

Kirkland City Council discusses potential affordable employee housing initiative

The initiative is the result of a partnership between the City of Kirkland and Sustainable Kirkland

The Pet-A-Palooza Roadshow stops by Juanita Beach Park

The roadshow can next be caught on Aug. 17.

Friends and family gathered at the 1000 Lights Water Lantern Festival at Juanita Beach Park on Aug. 10. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

1,000 Lights Water Lantern Festival comes to Kirkland

Hundreds gather at Juanita Beach Park for a night of community on Aug. 10.

Friends and family gathered at the 1000 Lights Water Lantern Festival at Juanita Beach Park on Aug. 10. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Lake Washington PTSA receives National PTA grant

The grant was used to organize two parent focus groups to learn more of what’s on parents’ minds.

Metro RapidRide to end with Totem Lake following alternate Redmond proposal

Metro officials say they are moving forward with long-range plan.

Man divorces his wife without her knowledge | Police Blotter

Police blotter for July 12-18.

  • Aug 7, 2019

Bliesner and Wilkins likely to advance to general election

As of Tuesday evening 26,692 ballots were returned out of 114,894 registered voters for the school board race.

King County’s Prop. 1 parks levy is passing

Initial results from the Aug. 6 primary King County Council races are also in.

Corporate volunteerism builds culture of giving back in Kirkland

Throughout June, the city has benefited from corporate volunteerism initiatives hosted by a variety of organizations.

  • Aug 2, 2019

Kirkland Parks Department expands recreation scholarship program

The scholarship program now includes more opportunities for Kirkland residents

  • Aug 1, 2019
Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service

State awards millions for salmon recovery

Puget Sound counties received more than $45 million.

Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service

Kirkland Fire department celebrates awards and promotions

Firefighter Jesse Martindale and Lt. Tyrel Koistinen received Medals of Valor.

  • Jul 31, 2019

Port of Seattle grants fund economic development across the Eastside

This year’s Port of Seattle funding supports economic development projects in Eastside cities.

FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.

King County Sheriff’s Office develops I-940 training to reduce deadly force

Recruits hired after Dec. 7 will need additional training coming out of the academy.

FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.
Doreen Marchione at her retirement celebration in 2017. File photo

Former Kirkland deputy mayor Doreen Marchione dies at 80

Marchione served as Redmond councilmember and mayor as well.

Doreen Marchione at her retirement celebration in 2017. File photo