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City receives more than $5 million for road, sidewalk improvements in Totem Lake

Improvements aim to improve mobility for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians.

 

Suspect arrested on multiple warrants including false statements after playing the ‘name game’ with officers | Police blotter for Dec. 1-6

The blotter feature is a description of a small selection of police incidents and calls to the Kirkland Police Department that are dispatched to on-duty… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2017

 

City to use updated geological data to amend zoning process

The data was collected by a University of Washington research team after a year-long field study.

 

Burn ban lifted for King, Snohomish counties, continues in greater Pierce counties

Ban due to sustained stagnant weather conditions and rising air pollution.

  • Dec 11, 2017

City to host presentation on geological hazards on Monday | Video

Join map creator and planning experts at City Hall for Monday presentation

  • Dec 8, 2017

Police ask for public’s help on locating controlled substance homicide suspect

Joseph W. Crist was charged with giving a 17-year-old girl drugs that led to her overdose and death.

  • Dec 7, 2017

Transportation Commission to review I-405 express toll lanes performance

The tolls have been in use for two years now.

  • Dec 7, 2017

Residents weigh in on housing issues

The City of Kirkland held a public workshop to receive public feedback for its Housing Strategy Plan.

Rosenblum and Lee join KCLS as director and finance director

KCLS has named Lisa G. Rosenblum as its new director and Nicolas Lee as the new finance director.

  • Dec 5, 2017

Two people arrested for theft of turkey dinner | Police blotter for Nov. 22-28

The blotter feature is a description of a small selection of police incidents and calls to the Kirkland Police Department that are dispatched to on-duty police officers.

  • Dec 4, 2017

Pre-cut fruit linked to Salmonella outbreak

The Department of Health announced today a Salmonella outbreak involving pre-cut watermelon, cantaloupe, or fruit mixes containing watermelon or cantaloupe in both Washington and Oregon.… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

County council approves utility franchise fee for right-of-way use

People can comment on the issue through Thursday

Public workshop on housing set for Saturday

Kirkland residents have the opportunity to make their ideas heard regarding housing. From 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, on the Google campus, the Kirkland… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2017

Dhingra sworn in as senator for 45th District

Dhingra’s swearing in gives Democrats a 25-24 majority in the Senate ahead of the 2018 Legislative session.

  • Nov 30, 2017
LWTech game development students showcase their motion capture studio during the Washington STEM tour. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter

LWTech welcomes Washington STEM leaders for tour

Lake Washington Institute of Technology welcomed more than 40 business, community and education leaders Tuesday during a tour at the Kirkland campus as part of… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2017
LWTech game development students showcase their motion capture studio during the Washington STEM tour. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter

Microsoft announces massive expansion to Redmond campus

Microsoft announced Tuesday that it will begin construction on a massive overhaul and expansion of its facilities in Redmond. Microsoft, which settled in the city… Continue reading

General election results certified this week

The 2017 general election was certified Tuesday with a 42.67 percent voter turnout in King County. All results are according to King County Elections. In… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2017

EvergreenHealth partners with county to provide youth mental health training

The Youth Mental Health First Aid initiative uses levied funds to provide community-based programs in youth mental health.

Council to vote on newly amended HENC ordinances

The vote is scheduled for Dec. 12

A tow truck pulls the damaged from the wrckage. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter

Vehicle wreckage injures three, displaces several more

Two women plowed their vehicle into a Kirkland apartment building Wednesday afternoon, injuring three people and displacing multiple others. The women were returning from a… Continue reading

A tow truck pulls the damaged from the wrckage. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter