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.
Tehran, Iran probably isn’t the first place most Kirklanders would associate with a Superior Court judge. But local resident Susan Amini, who emigrated from Iran in 1979, offers a unique perspective on her adopted county’s laws and legal rights.
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.
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.
Jewish families and members of the public interested in learning more about the Jewish faith are invited to take part in the “Training Wheels” program, a series of religious classes for children that will be held in nine two-hour sessions at the Kirkland Boys and Girls Club.
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.
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.
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.
The congregation at Kirkland’s Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church overwhelmingly supported a move last month to welcome gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people to join, but it seems not everyone in the Kirkland community is happy with the decision.
Former NFL quarterback and University of Washington star Warren Moon pleaded guilty yesterday to a reduced charge of negligent driving and was sentenced to two days in jail and ordered to pay a $1,000 fine.
When it comes to Rose Hill, keylime pie takes the cake. Gretchen Moosbrugger won first place for her keylime pie at the North Rose Hill Neighborhood Annual Picnic at Woodlands Park on July 19.