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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.
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.