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Kirkland Junior High School students recently learned that cyber bullying can lead to tragic results, including suicide.
Editor’s Note: The following article was written by Shelly Bensal (7th Grade, Odle Middle) and researched by Rahul Bhardwaj (7th Grade, International School), Priya Ganesan (8th Grade, International Community School), Anirudh Ramanathan (7th Grade, Odle Middle), and Akaash Sethi (8th Grade, Evergreen Junior High). They can be contacted at email@example.com
Hunzginer serves in AmeriCorps
A prime suspect on the lam in a notorious 2006 Kirkland murder has been captured abroad, according to the U.S. Marshal’s Service.
Between Wednesday, Nov. 26 and Tuesday, Dec. 2, the Kirkland Police Department reported 450 traffic violations (nine DUIs), 20 thefts, 19 alarm calls, 16 burglaries, 12 car accidents and 11 assaults (10 domestic violence). At least 33 people were arrested.
Growing amidst the perennial shrubs and flowers in the horticulture complex at Lake Washington Technical College (LWTC) is concern that a burglar will hit again.
Kirkland Kiwanis recently recognized Noel Schoneman as an Everyday Hero.
For what many fear may be the last time, George Mangouras has said goodbye. Updated with funeral services information.
It was 1956, and to young Bill Woods, nothing seemed insurmountable.
It will cost about at least $4.5 billion to build a new 520 bridge complete with an interchange for the Montlake/University of Washington area, state officials said recently. However, the total could rise another $500 million to $2 billion if other options are picked.
Door-to-door solicitor in Juanita area raises questions
Kirkland Interfaith Transitions in Housing was recently awarded $35,000 by the Eastside Windermere Foundation. The grant will benefit homeless families with children, and families at risk of homelessness on the greater Eastside.
Brownie Troop 43283 at Mark Twain Elementary school is holding a coat drive through Dec. 17 to benefit the Society of St. Vincent de Paul’s outreach in King County.
The city honored Officer Jim Kissinger for 25 years of service with the Kirkland Police Department during a City Council meeting Nov. 18.
Northwest University students recently learned that hard work and a little heart can make a world of difference. The group of 27 students hosted Restoring Rwanda, a charity banquet and silent auction benefiting the Itafari Foundation.
Kirkland Children’s School hosted a wildlife habitat certification celebration on Nov. 15, marking the school’s certification as a wildlife habitat with the National Wildlife Federation. The certification is an important step in the city’s efforts, headed by the Central Houghton Neighborhood Association, to become one of the nation’s few neighborhoods that meet the requirements.
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The Lake Washington Dance Team opened up the 08-09 competition season by hosting their fifth annual competition Nov. 8. The 15 teams competed in the dance, hip hop, pom and drill categories.