More than 100 pieces of artwork by 50 local artists ages 65 and over will be on display at Kirkland’s Madison House Retirement Community for the third annual “Every Picture Tells a Story” art show July 1 through July 20.
Juanita resident Wesley Petersen is one of five members of a Western Washington University human-powered submarine team that will travel to San Diego, Calif., July 23-27 to compete in the Human-Powered Submarine Contest, sponsored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
A recent audit of the Lake Washington School District came back clean, with the State Auditor’s Office reporting no major problems or deficiencies at area schools. In concluding its report, the Auditor’s Office told the District it should be “very pleased” with its results, according to a District news release sent out last week.
Fourth of July fireworks, graffiti removal and most of the city’s IT department are a few of the programs and services at the margin that could be trimmed from the city budget in the next two years, city officials said at their most recent meeting to discuss a growing “record deficit.”
The King County Sheriff’s Office annual “Party Patrol” to target underage drinking at high school graduation parties began last Friday and will continue at least the next several weeks.
The goal of the extra patrols is to curtail teenage drinking and driving.
A potential controversy over Bridle Trails State Park was avoided last week when Seattle City Light agreed to drastically reduce the number of trees it would cut down to protect power lines running through the park’s center.
The Kirkland City Council again put off a definitive decision on downtown development at its June 3 meeting, both delaying judgement on an appeal of the Bank of America redevelopment project for a third month and suspending another downtown redevelopment appeal until later in June.
City Council again put off a definitive decision on downtown development at its June 3 meeting, both delaying judgement on an appeal of the Bank of America redevelopment project for a third month and continuing a hearing for another downtown development proposal.
The Kirkland “pajama bowl” event at the Kirkland Tech City Bowl on June 1 was called a “huge success” by event organizers, raising more than $75,000 in cash for foster kids and drawing more than 500 participants.
Local teachers voted overwhelmingly to approve a new contract with the Lake Washington School District at a meeting last month.
One focus of the contract negotiations — which began in February — was maintaining the current school-year calendar, said Kathryn Reith, the District’s director of communications.
The Kirkland Transportation Commission plans to create a walking network that connects sidewalks to key locations such as shopping areas, parks and bus routes, as well as a network of bicycle facilities that connect Kirkland to regional destinations.