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City Council held a special neighborhood council meeting Sept. 25 in the Juanita neighborhood, offering residents updates on several important local issues.
Some people never forget where they came from.
If you’re running for elected office under one of the state’s two major political parties, getting help from the state organization is usually a good thing.
Kirkland resident Maria Langworthy, partner with Compass Partners, LLC, will present her yearlong research study on technical women to the American Association of University Women (AAUW) at 7 p.m., Oct. 15 at the Redmond at Holy Cross Episcopal Church, at the corner of 162nd Northeast and Northeast 116th Street.
Recruiting is underway in the Juanita Service Unit, which promotes scouting at Frost, Muir, Juanita, Keller, Thoreau and Sandburg Elementary schools.
Seventy four language groups are spoken among students in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD).
Between Wednesday, Sept. 10 and Tuesday, Sept. 16, the Kirkland Police Department reported 289 traffic violations, 23 assaults (13 domestic violence), 22 car accidents, 20 alarm calls, 17 noise complaints, 15 vehicle prowls, 14 thefts and 13 acts of fraud. At least 35 people were arrested.
Tehran, Iran probably isn’t the first place most Kirklanders would associate with a Superior Court judge. But local resident Susan Amini, who emigrated from Iran in 1979, offers a unique perspective on her adopted county’s laws and legal rights.
With most of the attention of the national media focused on November’s general election, local voters could easily forget the state’s “top-two” primary on Aug. 19.
Kirkland City Council approves ordinance that will affect most new downtown development.
A free information and support group for care partners, family members and friends of individuals with dementia will be held from 1:30-3 p.m. the second Monday of each month at the Peter Kirk Community Center, 406 Kirkland Ave.
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced that 18 Lake Washington School District high school seniors qualified as semifinalists in the 53rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
Farmers and shoppers at Kirkland’s Wednesday Market are taking “giving local” and “building sustainability” to a new level.
Kirkland Interfaith Transitions in Housing (KITH) is holding a charity fundraising event Oct. 4 at the Marriott Redmond Town Center in Redmond.
AG Bell Elementary is looking for mentors to participate in the school’s Lunch Buddy Program. Volunteers should be able to commit to one hour a week between 12:00-1:00 to be a listener and mentor to a student who would benefit from a little extra one-on-one attention. Lunch Buddies do not provide lunch for their student. For more information visit www.schools.lwsd.org/bell/lunch_buddies.htm or contact Jana Robertson at 425-822-7450 or email@example.com.
With ridership nearly 7 percent higher than this time last year, Metro Transit is adding two new bus routes and more service on 20 routes throughout King County beginning Saturday, Sept. 20.
Puget Sound Energy is investing approximately $421 million in service-area infrastructure improvements in 2008, of which about $247 million is earmarked for capacity and reliability upgrades, and about $174 million is allocated to meet growing customer needs.