News

St. Thomas School opens new campus in Medina

Just 14 months after razing its former buildings, St. Thomas School will open the doors to its new building and campus at 8300 N.E. 12th Street in Medina.

  • Aug 18, 2008

District announces principal changes

The Lake Washington School District (LWSD) announces several elementary principal changes for the 2008-09 school year, including the addition of two new principals.

  • Aug 18, 2008

School officials get instruction on handling disasters

No one likes to think about a major earthquake, flood, terrorist attack or any other catastrophe that might occur while our children are in school. But if - or when - a crisis occurs, school administrators must react swiftly and calmly to ensure the safety of their students and staff. And they must know how to effectively collaborate with other agencies such as police, fire, city and county governments, using common terminology that everyone will understand.

  • Aug 18, 2008

Schools chief: challenges, excitement

School starts Sept. 2 for the 20,000 students in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD), serving Kirkland, Redmond, Sammamish and a small part of Woodinville.

  • Aug 18, 2008

Kirkland Criterium bike race draws thousands

Professional and amateur cyclists raced through downtown Kirkland on Sunday, Aug. 10 for prizes and bragging rights on the debut of the Kirkland Criterium bike race.

  • Aug 14, 2008

CiViK victory halts Bank of America project

After months of deliberations, accusations and heated arguments reminiscent of a TV courtroom drama, Kirkland’s summer-long soap opera is over.

  • Aug 14, 2008

Now that’s funny

From the left, Fiona McDaniel, Julia LaCombe, Ian McDaniel and Sophie McDaniel laugh as 'Charles the Clown,'a.k.a. Charles Kraus, performs during the Market Neighborhood Picnic at Waverly Beach Park on Saturday, Aug. 9.

  • Aug 13, 2008

Lapels Dry Cleaning offers discounts with gas receipts

Lapels Dry Cleaning customers are receiving a break from high gas prices with a new promotion in effect from now until Labor Day.

  • Aug 12, 2008

Kirkland massage parlor raided in area vice sting

Four people were arrested August 7 after Sheriff’s detectives and officers served search warrants in a simultaneous raid on massage parlors in King County, including Kirkland.

  • Aug 12, 2008

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Calendars are published Wednesdays on a space-available basis. Items must be submitted by noon the previous Thursday. Submit items to calendar@reporternewspapers.com.

  • Aug 11, 2008

Benefit raises $1,770

Suraphong “A” Liengboonlertchai of Kirkland’s Simplicity Décor hosted a benefit for Seattle’s Rosehedge organization on July 29 that raised more than $1,770 to support the organization’s work.

  • Aug 11, 2008

Balloon Release ceremony to honor children who died

The Compassionate Friends Eastside Chapter will hold a Balloon Release ceremony on Aug. 14, 2008 at the Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, at 10021 N.E. 124th Street in Kirkland.

  • Aug 11, 2008

Brian U. Wyse of Kirkland has been named to the dean

Brian U. Wyse of Kirkland has been named to the dean’s list at Goshen College for Spring 2007-08.

  • Aug 11, 2008

A 17-year-old Kirkland youth drove the wrong way onto

A 17-year-old Kirkland youth drove the wrong way onto northbound I-405 just after midnight Aug. 8, causing a five-car collision.

  • Aug 11, 2008

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has nam

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has named Rep. Roger Goodman, D-45th District, a Safety Champion.

  • Aug 11, 2008

Technical college names new vice president

Lake Washington Technical College has named Dr. Sara “Sunny” Burns as its new vice president for instruction. She will provide leadership and supervision for the college’s 38 professional technical programs, academic programs, curriculum and faculty professional development.

  • Aug 11, 2008

Kirkland residents weigh in on 520 tolls

Eastside residents like Dave McDonald would have no problem paying a toll on the 520 and I-90 bridges if that’s what it came down to.

  • Aug 11, 2008

Lerian to step down as director of Kirkland Performance Center

After a decade and a half of leading Kirkland Performance Center (KPC), Steve Lerian resigned as Executive Director of Kirkland’s largest arts organization. Lerian has accepted a position as Director of Cal Poly Arts, the arts presenting program at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

  • Aug 11, 2008

Technical college gets state grant Technical college gets state grant

Lake Washington Technical College recently received a grant worth $281,633 to help meet the growing demand for more well-trained healthcare workers in Washington.

  • Aug 11, 2008

Lake Washington TC expands sister school pact Lake Washington TC expands sister school pact

Lake Washington Technical College (LWTC) has signed an agreement to expand its sister school relationship with the Korea Polytechnic Colleges (KOPO), an organization made up of 43 technical colleges in South Korea.

  • Aug 11, 2008