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After 88 years, Kirkland’s oldest service club -- The Kirkland Woman’s Club -- continues to be an active part of the community.
“What if our reliance on machinery to carry out simple tasks crossed the boundaries of technological advancement and we distorted our flesh to the extent that so little remained of what made us human that we became but a twisted, robotic caricature of our former selves?”
Despite a full docket and the Bank of America/Merrill Gardens appeal to wade through at their May 6 meeting, Kirkland City Council paused to honor a long-serving veteran of the police department.
Leadership Eastside’s (LE) Class of 2010 shared its community project presentations at the Redmond campus of Lake Washington Technical College (LWTC) May 8.
High school seniors from around the district last week began culminating project presentations that will continue throughout the month.
An attorney with offices in Bellevue, Condie served as president of the Kirkland stake for its first 10 years. As a young man, he served a two-year church mission in the Germany Munich Mission – the same mission over which he has now been called to preside.
The annual Seafair Marathon June 29 will pass through much of Kirkland this year, with the race making a loop from the east side of the city down through the Highlands, Norkirk and Market neighborhoods and on down Market Street and Lake Washington Boulevard before heading into Bellevue.
The Kiwanis Club of Kirkland will celebrate 60 years of service to the children of their community by hosting a special evening on May 30 from 6-11 p.m. at the Bear Creek Golf and Country Club.
It was uplifting to see the many people who came to Kirkland’s Earth Day (with goats) event. When I left my house in Juanita to walk to Cotton Hill Park in the Highlands, I stepped over some small snow patches in my yard and looked at the dark gray clouds hovering above, wondering if people would attend the carefully-planned event. When I arrived, a few minutes late, there were already over 100 people anxious to start work. Later I was told the final number was close to 150.
In many ways, Kirkland is a city divided. It has 13 neighborhoods, each with their own quirks, leaders and associations. But, according to community-building guru Jim Diers, that’s a good thing -- those neighborhood divisions actually help form the foundation of a tightly knit community.
The Kirkland Wednesday Market will open for the first time this year from 2-7 p.m. along the downtown’s Park Lane.
Supporting the so-called ‘War on Terror’ isn’t exactly the focus of suburban Kirkland.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ben Franklin students color for green cause
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.
Jim Verdier and his WAVE Aquatics swimmers are on the fast track to success.