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The city of Kirkland is hosting two budget open houses to share the city’s current and future financial condition, explain the challenges it faces for the upcoming biennium budget, and discuss the proposed strategies that, if implemented, will balance the 2009-2010 budget.
I suppose this is coming a bit late in the game, but I don’t have much going on right now - so I have decided to run for president.
King County’s push to rid itself of unincorporated land could torpedo the efforts of a local group seeking annexation by the city of Bothell.
The Kirkland Concours d’Elegance returns to Carillon Point Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Increasing rate of motorcyclist fatalities has authorities concerned
Jamshid Khajavi doesn’t own a TV. He goes to bed every night at 8 p.m. and doesn’t have an alarm to wake him up; his roosters that roam the front yard of his Kirkland home do.
Kirkland firefighters hit the streets in full force recently to collect $10,000 in donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
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Fifth grade students bound for Kamiakin Junior High School can sign up for beginning band Sept. 18. Registration will run 8:15 to 9 a.m. in the band room at Kamiakin, 14111 132nd Ave. N.E., Kirkland. The band is open to all fifth-graders who attend Frost, Keller, Muir and Franklin elementary schools, as well as to homeschoolers and Kamiakin-bound “Quest” students. Beginning sixth-graders at Kamiakin also are welcome to join. For more information, e-mail the band director at email@example.com, or visit the Web site www.kamiakinband.org.
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.