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  • Aug 18, 2008

Two earn Eagle Scout

Two members of Kirkland Boy Scout troops have become Eagle Scouts.

  • Aug 18, 2008
With umbrella overhead to help block the sun
With umbrella overhead to help block the sun
The large crowd watches the band perform from the lawn at Marina Park. Many people arrived over an hour early to secure a good spot to sit during the concert.

Summer concert at Marina Park

The Beatles were at Marina Park on Tuesday, Aug. 12. Well, OK, it just sounded like them thanks to the cover band, Creme Tangerine.

  • Aug 18, 2008
The large crowd watches the band perform from the lawn at Marina Park. Many people arrived over an hour early to secure a good spot to sit during the concert.
Rosalind Farrell looks back at her towel as the wind whips it behind her while playing on the beach with Ben Nussbaum
Rosalind Farrell looks back at her towel as the wind whips it behind her while playing on the beach with Ben Nussbaum
Barbara Giordano

School daze

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  • Aug 18, 2008
Barbara Giordano
Jin Kang selects peppers from the Magana Farms booth during a visit to the Wednesday Market on Aug.
Jin Kang selects peppers from the Magana Farms booth during a visit to the Wednesday Market on Aug.

Can kids solve the mystery of the hanging shoes?

A friend of mine was driving

  • Aug 18, 2008

PSE foundation awards grants

The Puget Sound Energy Foundation has awarded grants totaling almost $130,000 to more than 30 charitable organizations throughout Washington.

  • Aug 18, 2008

Kirkland resident arrested for prostitution

Another vice sting involving federal and local authorities Aug. 8 swept up a Kirkland woman allegedly working as a prostitute.

  • Aug 18, 2008

Goats help clear weeds, teach science

Juanita High School will have few invasive blackberry plants on campus this school year, thanks to a little help from some four-legged weed eaters.

  • Aug 18, 2008

McBride to stay on board

Redmond-based Family Resource Center recently announced the addition of three community leaders to its board of directors.

  • Aug 18, 2008

Kirkland firm to work on firefighter recruitment

Kirkland-based Compelling Technologies has announced a new partnership with the Washington State Fire Fighters Association to redesign the statewide volunteer firefighter recruiting program.

  • Aug 18, 2008

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  • Aug 18, 2008

Rep. Inslee to discuss his book on energy

U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee will discuss his new book, Apollo’s Fire at 7 p.m. at Parkplace Books in Kirkland on Aug. 21.

  • Aug 18, 2008

St. Thomas School opens new campus in Medina

Just 14 months after razing its former buildings, St. Thomas School will open the doors to its new building and campus at 8300 N.E. 12th Street in Medina.

  • Aug 18, 2008

District announces principal changes

The Lake Washington School District (LWSD) announces several elementary principal changes for the 2008-09 school year, including the addition of two new principals.

  • Aug 18, 2008
John Hopfauf

School officials get instruction on handling disasters

No one likes to think about a major earthquake, flood, terrorist attack or any other catastrophe that might occur while our children are in school. But if - or when - a crisis occurs, school administrators must react swiftly and calmly to ensure the safety of their students and staff. And they must know how to effectively collaborate with other agencies such as police, fire, city and county governments, using common terminology that everyone will understand.

  • Aug 18, 2008
John Hopfauf
Lake Washington School District superintendent Dr. Chip Kimball wants to make sure that students are ‘future-ready.’

Schools chief: challenges, excitement

School starts Sept. 2 for the 20,000 students in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD), serving Kirkland, Redmond, Sammamish and a small part of Woodinville.

  • Aug 18, 2008
Lake Washington School District superintendent Dr. Chip Kimball wants to make sure that students are ‘future-ready.’
Bicyclists strain for lead in the first Kirkland Criterium event on Sunday

Kirkland Criterium bike race draws thousands

Professional and amateur cyclists raced through downtown Kirkland on Sunday, Aug. 10 for prizes and bragging rights on the debut of the Kirkland Criterium bike race.

  • Aug 14, 2008
Bicyclists strain for lead in the first Kirkland Criterium event on Sunday