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Redmond City Council candidates share ideas at community forum

Candidates for four local races on November’s ballot met in Redmond on Oct. 5 for a community forum. Position 3 on the Lake Washington School… Continue reading

Will Washingtonians be able to grow their own weed?

When Initiative 502, which legalized a recreational market for marijuana, was approved by voters in 2012, it did not include allowances for non-medical patients to… Continue reading

Volunteer ‘survivors’ needed for realistic CERT drill Nov. 18

The Kirkland Community Emergency Response Team needs 32 volunteers for its final simulation drill in mid-November, in which newly trained CERT participants demonstrate their disaster… Continue reading

Great Washington ShakeOut set for Oct. 19 | Video

It’s that time of year again, where Washington residents will have an opporutnity to practice what to do in an earthquake. Millions of people worldwide… Continue reading

Indivisible Kirkland Kenmore to host Kirkland City Council, Lake Washington School Board forum

Indivisible Kirkland Kenmore will host a forum for candidates bidding for the Kirkland City Council and the Lake Washington School Board from 2-3:30 p.m. on… Continue reading

Recycle bulky items, hazardous materials at Kirkland’s Recycling Collection Event Saturday

Recycle some items that aren’t accepted in your weekly collection service at the City of Kirkland’s Recycling Collection Event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2017

Cascadia College offers career track degrees in biology, homeland security emergency management

Cascadia College is offering two new associate degrees for students this fall. The Homeland Security Emergency Management degree provides career-bound students with practical experience to… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2017

Bellevue police investigating series of necklace robberies

Bellevue police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspects involved in a recent series of necklace robberies in Bellevue. The same suspects… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2017

New rapid transit bus lines could hit Redmond by 2024

Two additional RapidRide bus lines could be in the cards for Redmond if a plan to expand routes countywide is approved. King County Metro currently… Continue reading

City explores possible zoning change for unrelated occupants in single-family zones

By Kailan Manandic Special to the Reporter The City of Kirkland may change a zoning regulation that displaced a group of college students and young… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2017

EvergreenHealth implements UV technology to help fight infection-causing pathogens, enhancing hospital safety

As part of its ongoing commitment to patient safety, EvergreenHealth has partnered with Clorox Healthcare to bring advanced ultraviolet light disinfecting technology to the health… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2017

Residents pick out costumes at Kirkland’s Halloween Costume Swap | Photos

Residents tried on and walked away with free Halloween costumes and accessories at the City of Kirkland’s Halloween Costume Swap Saturday. The city collected about… Continue reading

Helping local ‘heroes’ find a home on the Eastside

Stacey Porter, 34, teaches music and technology in Kirkland. For the last year, she’s been looking for a home on the Eastside that was close… Continue reading

Get your household items fixed for free at King County’s Repair Café

Have a broken lamp or small appliance? Don’t throw it out – get it fixed for free. Bring your small household items and clothing to… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2017

School lunch data raises questions of equity on the Eastside

The free and reduced lunches program offered by school districts is often used as a way to approximate the number of students living in relative… Continue reading

Cascade Water Alliance asks you to imagine a day without water

Can you imagine a day without water? Cascade Water Alliance and its members Bellevue, Issaquah, Kirkland, Redmond, Tukwila, Sammamish Plateau Water and the Skyway Water… Continue reading

  • Oct 2, 2017

Kirkland joins regional partners to launch EnviroStars

Kirkland businesses can now get help making their operations sustainable while receiving recognition for their efforts. The City of Kirkland joins 16 Washington cities, counties… Continue reading

  • Oct 2, 2017

Kirkland motorcyclist dies in SR 599 accident

A Kirkland man was pronounced dead after being thrown from his motorcycle after hitting a guardrail and getting struck by another vehicle on State Route… Continue reading

City inducts competitive swimming champion to Plaza of Champions

Kirkland’s Plaza of Champions is about to gain an additional honoree. Kathy Smith Connor will be inducted into Kirkland’s Plaza of Champions at an induction… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017

Grants help salmon habitat work, programs in Lake Washington-Cedar-Sammamish watershed

The King County Flood Control District has approved more than $2.3 million in Cooperative Watershed Management grant funding to support ongoing chinook salmon recovery efforts… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017