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Kingsgate is among six potential sites for a new regional municipal jail
Traffic engineers are advising drivers to use extra care when traveling through the intersection of Northeast 128th Street and 120th Avenue Northeast.
Between Wednesday, Nov. 5 and Tuesday, Nov. 11, the Kirkland Police Department reported 259 traffic violations (12 DUIs), 31 car accidents, 23 vehicle prowls, 22 thefts, 21 alarm calls, 15 assaults (nine domestic violence) and 10 burglaries. At least 37 people were arrested.
After a year and a half of public hearings and study sessions, plans to revitalize the Park Place Shopping Center made strides last Thursday.
On Nov. 24, the Metropolitan King County Council will vote to adopt the county’s final budget for 2009, which calls for massive funding cuts at nonprofit human service agencies.
T ough economic times often call for extreme measures. While your family may not be at the point of desperation, let me assure you that hundreds of families in east King County are.
Christmas preparations at Lake Washington Christian Church are already in full swing, with parishioners ready to trim the holiday tree, organizing caroling groups and asking for donations of hot apple cider for children practicing for an annual Christmas Pageant.
Standing just inside the door of the Madison Retirement Home in Totem Lake, a photo collage of young men and women in military uniform stood proudly on display.
The 2008 race for Kirkland’s 45th District, Position 1 seat in the State House is among the five most expensive, according to the candidates’ latest campaign filings with the PDC.
For years, Kirkland’s downtown merchants have tried hard to make the area a shopping destination, filled with unique art galleries and boutique fashion shops. But after 17 years, Gunnar Nordstrom has had enough.
Local and state Democrats hold their seats in Nov. 4 Election Day victories.
T he two challengers running for the 45th District in the State House of Representatives gathered with supporters on Election Night and hoped for Republican victories -- if not in their district, then at least in several statewide races or in the presidential election.
A car struck a female pedestrian Nov. 4 in a Juanita Village crosswalk while the driver allegedly used his cell phone.
Costco has abandoned the idea of opening a store at Bellevue’s Kelsey Creek Center, board chairman Jeff Brotman told a meeting of the Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club recently.
Far from glamorous, the day after Election Day can be a real chore for candidates as they pick up their campaign signs from the area’s local byways and main roads.
The future of a downtown building project now before a Superior Court judge could soon be resolved after Kirkland City Council agreed Nov. 4 to review new plans as part of a settlement agreement.
More than 10,000 Kirkland voters registered to vote at over than a dozen local polling places braved sporadic rain showers, a minor oil-spill and registration mix-ups Nov. 4 as the climax to the 2008 Election arrived.
The room rumbled on Tuesday night at the Westin Hotel in Seattle as a crowd of democratic supporters cheered for Gov. Christine Gregoire in unison,… Continue reading
It was 1918 — the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. The Great War, which had begun in August 1914, had finally come to an end. This “war to end all wars” had dragged on relentlessly and, by the time the US entered the conflict in April 1917; it had already accounted for millions of lives.
In a verdict that came nearly one year after the day Kirkland resident Christopher Chandler was killed at a Mill Valley Halloween party, an Everett jury acquitted Bryce Fortier of murdering him Oct. 27.