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CiViK victory halts Bank of America project

After months of deliberations, accusations and heated arguments reminiscent of a TV courtroom drama, Kirkland’s summer-long soap opera is over.

  • Aug 14, 2008
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Now that’s funny

From the left, Fiona McDaniel, Julia LaCombe, Ian McDaniel and Sophie McDaniel laugh as 'Charles the Clown,'a.k.a. Charles Kraus, performs during the Market Neighborhood Picnic at Waverly Beach Park on Saturday, Aug. 9.

  • Aug 13, 2008
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Lapels Dry Cleaning offers discounts with gas receipts

Lapels Dry Cleaning customers are receiving a break from high gas prices with a new promotion in effect from now until Labor Day.

  • Aug 12, 2008

Kirkland massage parlor raided in area vice sting

Four people were arrested August 7 after Sheriff’s detectives and officers served search warrants in a simultaneous raid on massage parlors in King County, including Kirkland.

  • Aug 12, 2008

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  • Aug 11, 2008

Benefit raises $1,770

Suraphong “A” Liengboonlertchai of Kirkland’s Simplicity Décor hosted a benefit for Seattle’s Rosehedge organization on July 29 that raised more than $1,770 to support the organization’s work.

  • Aug 11, 2008

Balloon Release ceremony to honor children who died

The Compassionate Friends Eastside Chapter will hold a Balloon Release ceremony on Aug. 14, 2008 at the Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, at 10021 N.E. 124th Street in Kirkland.

  • Aug 11, 2008

Brian U. Wyse of Kirkland has been named to the dean

Brian U. Wyse of Kirkland has been named to the dean’s list at Goshen College for Spring 2007-08.

  • Aug 11, 2008

A 17-year-old Kirkland youth drove the wrong way onto

A 17-year-old Kirkland youth drove the wrong way onto northbound I-405 just after midnight Aug. 8, causing a five-car collision.

  • Aug 11, 2008

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has nam

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has named Rep. Roger Goodman, D-45th District, a Safety Champion.

  • Aug 11, 2008

Technical college names new vice president

Lake Washington Technical College has named Dr. Sara “Sunny” Burns as its new vice president for instruction. She will provide leadership and supervision for the college’s 38 professional technical programs, academic programs, curriculum and faculty professional development.

  • Aug 11, 2008

Kirkland residents weigh in on 520 tolls

Eastside residents like Dave McDonald would have no problem paying a toll on the 520 and I-90 bridges if that’s what it came down to.

  • Aug 11, 2008

Lerian to step down as director of Kirkland Performance Center

After a decade and a half of leading Kirkland Performance Center (KPC), Steve Lerian resigned as Executive Director of Kirkland’s largest arts organization. Lerian has accepted a position as Director of Cal Poly Arts, the arts presenting program at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

  • Aug 11, 2008

Technical college gets state grant Technical college gets state grant

Lake Washington Technical College recently received a grant worth $281,633 to help meet the growing demand for more well-trained healthcare workers in Washington.

  • Aug 11, 2008

Lake Washington TC expands sister school pact Lake Washington TC expands sister school pact

Lake Washington Technical College (LWTC) has signed an agreement to expand its sister school relationship with the Korea Polytechnic Colleges (KOPO), an organization made up of 43 technical colleges in South Korea.

  • Aug 11, 2008

Kirkland’s Bridle Trails gets new sidewalk, lanes for bike commuters

City work crews have finished installing nearly one-half mile of sidewalk and bicycle lanes along 116th Avenue N.E. between N.E. 60th Street and N.E. 67th Street in the Bridle Trails neighborhood.

  • Aug 6, 2008
A computer model of the final modified proposal for the Bank of America/Merrill Gardens development at Kirkland Avenue and Lake Street when viewed looking southeast.

Kirkland: Large-scale developments continue to move forward

With a number of large redevelopment proposals now under review by city officials and citizens, it is difficult to keep up with all of the changes coming to Kirkland. To keep on top of it all, here is a brief recap of several projects currently going through the process.

  • Aug 6, 2008
A computer model of the final modified proposal for the Bank of America/Merrill Gardens development at Kirkland Avenue and Lake Street when viewed looking southeast.

Kirkland Reporter Police Blotter | August 6

Between Wednesday, July 23, and Tuesday, July 29, the Kirkland Police Department reported 264 traffic violations, 21 assaults (12 domestic violence), 20 noise complaints, 17 thefts, 17 car accidents, 11 DUIs and 11 acts of vandalism. At least 56 people were arrested.

  • Aug 6, 2008
Greg Brodd is hoping to develop a type of biofuel not derived from foodstuffs like corn.

Life on the Lake: VOST CEO Brodd spells environmentalism with a capital ‘C’

It’s just a dream right now, but he says he knows it can work. For resident Greg Brodd, CEO of Kirkland wastewater technology firm VOST Environmental, an entrepreneurial spirit with a touch of environmentalism could help make a dent in high gas prices and global warming.

  • Aug 6, 2008
Greg Brodd is hoping to develop a type of biofuel not derived from foodstuffs like corn.
Case Manager Lindsey Butler
Case Manager Lindsey Butler