Kirkland’s Bridle Trails gets new sidewalk, lanes for bike commuters

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.

  • Aug 6, 2008

Kirkland: Large-scale developments continue to move forward

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.

  • Aug 6, 2008

Kirkland Reporter Police Blotter | August 6

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.

  • Aug 6, 2008

Life on the Lake: VOST CEO Brodd spells environmentalism with a capital ‘C’

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.

  • Aug 6, 2008

Jewish rituals for children in Kirkland

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.

  • Aug 4, 2008

Flag thefts puzzle Kirkland church that welcomes gays and lesbians

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.

Kirkland Municipal Court: Hall of Famer Warren Moon pleads guilty to negligent driving

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.

  • Jul 31, 2008

Kirkland Police Department

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.

  • Jul 28, 2008

Kirkland’s elder statesman

(Part Three of a three part series highlighting three men who helped define the Kirkland of today.)

  • Jul 23, 2008

Kirkland hires legal help to solve memo mess

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.

  • Jul 22, 2008

Principal, councilman dedicated his life to public service

If you grew up in Kirkland, chances are Everly “Ev” Cox touched your life in some way.

Three local science teachers join Fred Hutch labs for summer

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.

  • Jul 21, 2008

Eye doctor chosen as outstanding teacher

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.

  • Jul 21, 2008

Intern wins Houghton an ice cream party

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.

  • Jul 21, 2008

Kirkland girl finalist in Miss Wash. pageant

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.

  • Jul 21, 2008

Program offers language help to immigrants

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.

  • Jul 21, 2008

Pie-making experts

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.

  • Jul 21, 2008