Between Wednesday, Aug. 13 and Tuesday, Aug. 19, the Kirkland Police Department reported 274 traffic violations, 26 noise complaints, 23 thefts, 20 car accidents, 20 alarm calls, 16 vehicle prowls and 14 assaults. At least 58 people were arrested.
While national and state mean scores for college-bound seniors dipped in 2007, Lake Washington School District (LWSD) seniors scored higher on all three tests on the SAT college prep test. The percent of students in the district taking the test dropped slightly, from 72 percent to 71 percent. District students continue to score well above state and national averages.
For nearly a year, developers working on a plan for the corner of South Lake Street and Kirkland Avenue have gathered local input and gone through the local process for a new building there.
The city of Kirkland is hosting two budget open houses to share the city’s current and future financial condition, explain the challenges it faces for the upcoming biennium budget, and discuss the proposed strategies that, if implemented, will balance the 2009-2010 budget.
It was big news on June 1, 1888 — for the nation, Seattle, and the approximately 200 inhabitants of the Houghton/Kirkland area. The Morning Oregonian was one of many newspapers to spread the word. Seattle was to have a $2 million iron and steel works at its back door.
Is state Rep. Roger Goodman deliberately trying to throw his re-election effort? Judged by a review of his campaign website and brochure, you have to ask the question given the ethical concerns they raise.
Between Wednesday, Aug. 6 and Tuesday, Aug. 12, the Kirkland Police Department reported 338 traffic violations, 22 thefts, 22 alarm calls, 21 car accidents, 18 vehicle prowls, 15 noise complaints and 12 assaults (four domestic violence). At least 56 people were arrested.
There are still more than 60,000 votes to be counted in King County primary election, but if preliminary numbers from the Secretary of State’s Office are any indication, most of Kirkland’s elected representatives will return to Olympia in November.