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The Kirkland City Council has extended the application deadline for the Design Review Board vacancy to Aug. 21. The Council is specifically seeking persons with professional experience in landscape architecture to fill this seat.
Harry D. French’s journal is not a window into his soul. It is a peek into his life, and that of the other early settlers in Pleasant Bay. By the time Harry put pen to paper in 1880 he was in his early 30s, and his family was one of several living in our area.
Six Kirkland businesses were last week named to King County’s list of the Best Workplace for Recycling in 2008. Google, Chameleon Technologies, Champagne’ Design, Eco Cartridge Store, Otak and Poggemeyer Design Group all made the list.
Removal of the Wilburton Tunnel will close southbound Interstate 405 in south Bellevue for three August weekends while giant hydraulic excavators crunch away at the 36-year old Wilburton Tunnel.
A Kirkland woman who embezzled nearly $1 million from Microsoft in her job as a program manager was sentenced today to 22 months in prison and three months of supervised release.
A fire that ripped through two stories of an apartment building in Totem Lake yesterday and took 19 fire units from at least five fire departments to contain...
The King County Medical Examiner has identified the 36-year-old Kirkland man who went missing on the Snoqualmie River last month as Curtis Hall.
The city is hosting a community open house to review the design for a new Kirkland transit center on Third Street between Central Way and Kirkland Avenue on Wednesday, July 23, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at City Hall.
With the mosquito season underway and West Nile virus (WNV) once again a concern, King County residents are asked to contact Public Health with reports of dead birds. Crows in particular die quickly from West Nile virus and clusters of dead crows may indicate that West Nile virus is present in the community. Residents may call (206) 205-4394 or use the on-line reporting form at: www.metrokc.gov/health/westnile/deadbird.htm.
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A Kirkland man died early last Sunday morning after his sport motorcycle struck a barrier near the Mercer Street exit on Interstate 5 in Seattle.
Okay I admit it, I watched the Bachelorette on ABC Monday nights. Hey, when one of Kirkland’s own, Jason Mesnick, showed up on a major network show in search of love, it’s the right thing to do. Right? And I wasn’t alone. Women from across the state were, and still are, abuzz about the handsome and down-to-earth single father who each week remained in the running for the hand of DeAnna Pappas.
In a move that could reverberate at Kirkland City Hall, the Bellevue City Council considered Monday whether to proceed with a second round of regulations to limit the impacts of “teardown” development – the replacement of older homes with large new residences that may seem out-of-scale compared to existing neighborhood development.
The City of Kirkland’s Multimedia Services and the Kirkland Senior Council were recently recognized by “The Telly Awards,” a national organization that honors outstanding local and regional television commercials and productions, for a video produced about senior neglect and abuse.
After this year’s long spring, Dick Ekins’ tomato plant stood green and tall with absolutely no fruit. It’s been an unusual year.
Kirkland’s downtown municipal docks welcome boaters from Lake Washington and beyond, giving downtown businesses a big boost during the warm summer months.
A five-year-old boy, reported as Sakai Dillard of Kirkland, drowned last Saturday after falling in the Columbia River near Rainier, Ore.
Kirkland may be one of the wealthiest communities in the state, but the city is not immune to the foreclosure trend affecting the nation.
Bill Woods is waiting, but you’d never guess it. After a few minutes of dwelling over his mug of black coffee, another visitor stops by with a warm greeting.
A volunteer appreciation picnic on June 20 celebrated the kick-off of a pilot volunteer and mentor program in the Lake Washington School District. LINKS -- Looking Into the Needs of Kids in Schools -- has been a program of the Lake Washington PTSA Council since 2004, placing community volunteers in schools as classroom helpers, tutors and lunch buddies.