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Kamiakin Junior High director of bands Ward S. Brannman leads the jazz ensemble as the Kamiakin Community Concert begins on April 8. The concert acted as a “pass the hat” fundraiser for the Hot Dog USA jump rope team
Kamiakin Junior High director of bands Ward S. Brannman leads the jazz ensemble as the Kamiakin Community Concert begins on April 8. The concert acted as a “pass the hat” fundraiser for the Hot Dog USA jump rope team

In Brief

Kirkland neighborhoods will be busy in the coming weeks with the following public walks:

  • Apr 14, 2008

Green 2.0: Eco-living goes high-tech in Kirkland

Ever wondered what your impact is on the environment? With an online community of two million members, Kirkland-based EarthLab.com might have the answer.

  • Apr 14, 2008
Cindy Reynolds
Cindy Reynolds

City’s crime rate stayed low in 2007

Kirkland’s below average crime rate stayed low in 2007, according to statistics released by the Kirkland Police Department.

  • Apr 9, 2008
Lily Palido and her grandson Zane Anderson visited the Kent Animal Shelter last Wednesday to look for a dog to adopt. King County has come under fire for the management of its two shelters. Other than the Kent shelter

County executive’s office calls shelter review ‘frustrating’

King County Executive Ron Sims plans to release a report this week to the County Council rebutting many of the recent findings by consultant Nathan Winograd over the county’s management of its two animal shelters.

  • Apr 9, 2008
Lily Palido and her grandson Zane Anderson visited the Kent Animal Shelter last Wednesday to look for a dog to adopt. King County has come under fire for the management of its two shelters. Other than the Kent shelter
Áegis of Kirkland resident Mike Davies (right) shares a baseball story with KOMO Radio’s Tracy Schakohl. Davies’ baseball memories will be featured on air throughout the Mariners’ season.

Local baseball memories hitting Mariners airwaves

If you ask 77-year-old Mike Davies to reflect on his memories of baseball, he’ll gladly dip into a deep pool of nostalgia and recollection.

  • Apr 7, 2008
Áegis of Kirkland resident Mike Davies (right) shares a baseball story with KOMO Radio’s Tracy Schakohl. Davies’ baseball memories will be featured on air throughout the Mariners’ season.
In “Corteo” four women

Cirque du Soleil swings back through Eastside this month

The international sensation Cirque du Soleil returns to Redmond --- King County’s Marymoor Park, to be precise -- this April 24 to May 25. Since its inception in the 1980s, the Montreal, Quebec-based “Circus of the Sun” -- as translated in French -- has dazzled spectators with its reimagination of the circus concept, using no animals and showcasing the beauty of human movement.

  • Apr 7, 2008
In “Corteo” four women

Hopelink makes school hunger summer effort

Hopelink, a north and east King County nonprofit organization, has launched its annual “End Summer Hunger” fund and food drive to help feed 11,000 school-aged children in its service area and support the agency’s homelessness prevention programs. Each summer, nearly 14 percent of schoolchildren in north and east King County face hunger because their schools’ subsidized meal programs, on which they depend during the school year, are not available.

  • Apr 7, 2008

In Brief

The Kirkland-based East Lake Washington Audubon Society (ELWAS) last week announced its new board of directors for 2008. Serving for the next year are: Christy Anderson, president; Cindy Balbuena, vice president; Ellen Homan, treasurer; Carmen Almodovar, secretary; Tricia Kishel, Margaret Lie and Helen LaBouy, at-large Board Members, Brian Bell, birding chair; Tim McGruder, conservation chair; Mary Britton-Simmons, education chair; and Sunny Walter, membership chair.

  • Apr 7, 2008
Karla Woodle helps her son Brendyn
Karla Woodle helps her son Brendyn