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Watoto Children’s Choir comes to Kirkland churches

Ugandan group tours to advocate for the 18 million African children currently orphaned by AIDS

Heavy wind storm leads to power outages in Inglewood and Finn Hill neighborhoods

National Weather Service expects up to 60 mph gusts throughout today for the greater Seattle area.

Bellevue police still searching for answers in disappearance of Sky Metalwala 6 years later

Law enforcement has pursued more than 2,500 tips, spent more than 14,000 hours and more than $2 million on the investigation.

  • Nov 13, 2017

Kirkland teacher honored as Elementary Teacher of the Week

On Thursday, Oct. 19 at 10 a.m., STAR 101.5 surprised Henry David Thoreau Elementary teacher, Ms. Casey Conroy, and presented her with the STAR 101.5… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2017

No injuries in two Kirkland house fires Wednesday night

Crews from the Kirkland Fire Department and surrounding agencies responded to two house fires Wednesday night. There were no injuries to civilians or firefighters in… Continue reading

Initial election results in for Kirkland races

Ballots continue to be counted for Tuesday’s election, with the latest numbers in Wednesday afternoon. Results are according to King County Elections. In Kirkland, residents… Continue reading

Notice of Lake Washington Institute of Technology Board of Trustees meeting Nov. 13

The Board of Trustees for Lake Washington Institute of Technology are scheduled to meet on Monday, Nov. 13, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2017

King County could ban solitary confinement for youth in detention

King County Council Vice Chair Rod Dembowski has been looking for ways to improve the county’s juvenile justice system for a while now. And when,… Continue reading

City and county prepare for onslaught of cold weather

King County and Kirkland are preparing for winter weather conditions as an early snowfall sprinkled the region last weekend. King County Metro warned drivers to… Continue reading

Narcan, the Eastside and how to curb the overdose epidemic

Emergency medical technicians in Redmond have been carrying the opioid overdose-reversing drug Naloxone since the spring of 2016, and last year alone first responders used… Continue reading

Kirkland behavioral therapy center receives national accreditation

A local behavioral therapy center recently received national accreditation, making it one of the three accredited organizations in Washington and one of only 47 in… Continue reading

Eastside organ recipients represent Washington at national transplant summit

Two local organ donation recipients represented the transplant community last month at the inaugural Transplant Patient Summit in Washington, D.C. They were joined by more… Continue reading

Woman arrested for stealing candy bars | Police blotter for Oct. 26-Nov. 2

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

  • Nov 6, 2017

LWSD board candidates discuss charter schools, national anthem and evolution

Following its candidate forum on Oct. 15, members of Indivisible Kirkland Kenmore followed up and reached out to the Anita Damjanovic and Cassandra Sage, who… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

City regulates short-term rental businesses

Short-term rental houses have recently disrupted some single-family neighborhoods in Kirkland and in response to community outcry, the City Council quickly passed an ordinance regulating… Continue reading

Citizens committee launches campaign to support LWSD levy and bond measures

Guided by a mission to support schools in a fiscally responsible way, the Lake Washington Citizens Levy Committee recently launched its campaign in support of… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

City discusses traffic, construction and more at Finn Hill meeting

Community members gathered at Finn Hill Middle School on Oct. 25 to hear officials discuss emergency response in Finn Hill, traffic safety, ongoing traffic projects… Continue reading

Kids in King County Jail are punished harshly for pranks and sent to isolation, lawsuit contends

Columbia Legal Services filed a lawsuit against the county, alleging violations of due process. The details of the suit paint a picture of severe punishment for acting out.

LWSD to place bond, two levies on Feb. 13 ballot

Lake Washington School District is planning three ballot measures for the Feb. 13, 2018 election. The measures are a bond (the second of four planned… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Judge blocks I-27, saves supervised consumption sites

A ballot petition designed to obstruct King County’s public health response to the heroin crisis has been struck down by King County Superior Court Judge… Continue reading