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City work crews have finished installing nearly one-half mile of sidewalk and bicycle lanes along 116th Avenue N.E. between N.E. 60th Street and N.E. 67th Street in the Bridle Trails neighborhood.
With a number of large redevelopment proposals now under review by city officials and citizens, it is difficult to keep up with all of the changes coming to Kirkland. To keep on top of it all, here is a brief recap of several projects currently going through the process.
Between Wednesday, July 23, and Tuesday, July 29, the Kirkland Police Department reported 264 traffic violations, 21 assaults (12 domestic violence), 20 noise complaints, 17 thefts, 17 car accidents, 11 DUIs and 11 acts of vandalism. At least 56 people were arrested.
It’s just a dream right now, but he says he knows it can work. For resident Greg Brodd, CEO of Kirkland wastewater technology firm VOST Environmental, an entrepreneurial spirit with a touch of environmentalism could help make a dent in high gas prices and global warming.
Jewish families and members of the public interested in learning more about the Jewish faith are invited to take part in the “Training Wheels” program, a series of religious classes for children that will be held in nine two-hour sessions at the Kirkland Boys and Girls Club.
The congregation at Kirkland's Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church overwhelmingly supported a move last month to welcome gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people to join, but it seems not everyone in the Kirkland community is happy with the decision.
Former NFL quarterback and University of Washington star Warren Moon pleaded guilty yesterday to a reduced charge of negligent driving and was sentenced to two days in jail and ordered to pay a $1,000 fine.
Between Wednesday, July 9, and Tuesday, July 15, the Kirkland Police Department reported 314 traffic violations, 29 alarm calls, 27 thefts, 27 noise complaints, 24 assaults (14 domestic violence), 19 car accidents, 16 burglaries, and 16 vehicle prowls. At least 51 people were arrested.
(Part Three of a three part series highlighting three men who helped define the Kirkland of today.)
The appearance of an outside legal adviser on the city’s payroll could spell trouble for one or more council members following a tumultuous July 1 meeting.
If you grew up in Kirkland, chances are Everly “Ev” Cox touched your life in some way.
Three science teachers from Kirkland are this summer joining about 30 science teachers from Washington – plus two from Singapore and one from Australia – in spending part of their vacation at “summer school,” working beside scientists in research laboratories at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and several other partner sites throughout Seattle. The summer workshop, which runs July 14-30, will host teachers from nearly 20 communities throughout the state and abroad.
Kirkland ophthalmologist and University of Washington instructor Dr. Jennifer Lee was last month named the UW department of ophthalmology’s 2007-2008 outstanding teacher of the year during its 34th annual Resident Alumni Day.
A Houghton cul-de-sac will this weekend be one of 1,500 neighborhoods across the country treated to its very own ice cream block party.
Kirkland’s Lindsey Brown, 12, was recently chosen as a finalist in the National American Miss Washington Pageant, which will be held Aug. 29 at the Hilton Hotel in Bellevue.
Many Eastside residents previously stymied by language difficulties are now able to get help for their families thanks to the full launch of the Eastside Cultural Navigator Program.
When it comes to Rose Hill, keylime pie takes the cake. Gretchen Moosbrugger won first place for her keylime pie at the North Rose Hill Neighborhood Annual Picnic at Woodlands Park on July 19.