News

Kirkland’s Wednesday Market opens May 7

The Kirkland Wednesday Market will open for the first time this year from 2-7 p.m. along the downtown’s Park Lane.

  • May 7, 2008

Kirkland’s eyes in Afghanistan: Q&A with foreign service officer Juha Salin

Supporting the so-called ‘War on Terror’ isn’t exactly the focus of suburban Kirkland.

  • May 7, 2008

Local band’s Obama song goes national

A new song from Kirkland band the Bergevin Brothers is the backdrop for a Barack Obama video advertisement that was selected for final voting in a nationwide contest sponsored by MoveOn.org.

  • May 7, 2008

Luncheon highlights district’s ‘legacy’ plans

The Lake Washington Schools Foundation (LWSF) held its third annual Legacy for Learning Luncheon April 30 at the Juanita High School Field House. Master of ceremonies, KING 5 TV news anchor Dennis Bounds -- himself a proud Lake Washington School District (LWSD) parent -- introduced speakers who shared good news about projects made possible through LWSF grants.

  • May 7, 2008

Free food, games at community event

Sound Transit, the City of Kirkland, and the Washington State Department of Transportation will host a special event this Saturday to celebrate the new Totem Lake freeway station, overpass and access ramps at N.E. 128th Street.

  • May 1, 2008

Kamiakin ninth grader wins art award

Katie Shankle, a ninth grader at Kamiakin junior high, was recently recognized at a Puget Sound Educational Service District Regional High School Art Show for an “outstanding achievement” in acrylic painting.

  • May 1, 2008

In Brief

Ben Franklin students color for green cause

  • May 1, 2008

Technical college hosting plant sale

The 27th Annual Spring Plant Sale at Lake Washington Technical College (LWTC) will run consecutive weekends April 25 and 26 and again on May 2 and 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. all four days in the school’s west parking lot.

  • May 1, 2008

WAVE pooling success at local, national meets

Jim Verdier and his WAVE Aquatics swimmers are on the fast track to success.

  • May 1, 2008

Life-long hobby helped him recover from near fatal crash

Moments after accidentally crushing the center of a model ship it took him nearly a year to build, LEGO hobbyist Scott Fowler snapped out of it.

  • May 1, 2008

IN THE SCHOOLS

LW drama putting on ‘Shop of Horrors’

  • May 1, 2008

Learning to balance life with rheumatoid arthritis

Weeding her favorite garden outside her new home several years ago, Kirkland resident Lisa Hubbell’s usual enjoyment gave way to a dull ache in her hands and feet.

  • May 1, 2008

Eastside Prep teacher flushing kinks out of green toilets

Chuck Henry is serious about sustainability, but he had the crowd chuckling at the Washington State Technology Summit.

  • May 1, 2008

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

  • May 1, 2008

Church serving Tijuana with beer and hot dogs

Can a Safeco Field hot dog stand perform miracles? St. John Vianney’s Jan Kline thinks so.

  • May 1, 2008

Hague to host ‘Living Green’ town hall

District 6 Metropolitan King County Councilwoman Jane Hague will host a community town hall May 10 from 10 a.m. to noon at Bellevue City Hall to “help remove the mystery behind (green) terms and to present practical, everyday ideas for protecting the environment,” according to a news release.

  • Apr 30, 2008

It’s that time for local honeybee hobbyists

There was a lot of buzzing going on in Cary Therriault’s garage last April 20.

  • Apr 30, 2008