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Hopelink’s Eastside Literacy and other programs need volunteers to help adults learn to read or earn a General Education Development (GED) diploma, assist non-native English speakers to improve their English and provide help to achieve many other tasks.
Dr. Jennifer J. Lee, a Kirkland ophthalmologist, received the 2007-2008 Outstanding Teacher Award for her clinical instruction in eye surgery during the University of Washington Department of Ophthalmology’s 34th annual Resident Alumni Day.
Kirkland will offer a month-long green learning opportunity to offer something for everyone.
Lake Washington School District (LWSD) students continue to perform well on the Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL), according to the preliminary 2008 test score results announced by the Office for the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Scores were significantly higher than state averages in every grade and subject tested.
Assessment, diagnosis and developing a care plan for younger, disabled adults or older adults over the age of 60 who may have substance abuse issues is now available through Evergreen Healthcare’s Behavioral Health Geriatric Regional Assessment Team. The new program started recently.
Lake Washington Technical College (LWTC) is starting three new health care degree programs. The three new programs are: massage therapy (starting fall quarter 2008); physical therapist assistant (starting winter quarter 2009); and occupational therapy assistant (program starting in 2009, with introduction courses starting fall quarter 2008).
Between Wednesday, Aug. 13 and Tuesday, Aug. 19, the Kirkland Police Department reported 274 traffic violations, 26 noise complaints, 23 thefts, 20 car accidents, 20 alarm calls, 16 vehicle prowls and 14 assaults. At least 58 people were arrested.
Slowed by the summer rain, afternoon traffic in Juanita also had to contend with a water main break Aug. 25 that shut down part of 98th Avenue.
While national and state mean scores for college-bound seniors dipped in 2007, Lake Washington School District (LWSD) seniors scored higher on all three tests on the SAT college prep test. The percent of students in the district taking the test dropped slightly, from 72 percent to 71 percent. District students continue to score well above state and national averages.
For nearly a year, developers working on a plan for the corner of South Lake Street and Kirkland Avenue have gathered local input and gone through the local process for a new building there.
98th Avenue closed down during Monday rush-hour after an old water main burst.
Joe Taylor will become a “Chief for a Day” thanks to the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission (WSCJTC) and the Kirkland Police Department.
Local celebrity Jason Mesnick will have a second chance at on-air love and stardom on the next season of ABC’s “The Bachelor.”
It was big news on June 1, 1888 — for the nation, Seattle, and the approximately 200 inhabitants of the Houghton/Kirkland area. The Morning Oregonian was one of many newspapers to spread the word. Seattle was to have a $2 million iron and steel works at its back door.
Hoping the "third time is the charm," local celebrity Jason Mesnick will have a second chance at on-air love and stardom on the next season of ABC's "The Bachelor."
A long history of frequent beach closures has prompted one of the most intensive sampling efforts now underway along Juanita Creek.
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Forty emerging Eastside community leaders have been accepted to Leadership Eastside’s (LE) community leader development program.
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Tyler R. Erickson, son of Steve Erickson of Kirkland and Linda Molemaar of Bellevue recently completed the Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX).