House committee take swipe at drunk driving
Crosscut has expanded its coverage of Olympia, including the state Legislature and Gov.
Wed May 22, 2013
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Woman arrested after pulling gun on husband who asked for a divorce | Kirkland Reporter
The blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical round-up of all calls to the Kirkland Police Department that are dispatched to on-duty police officers.
Teen attempts suicide at Kirkland Starbucks; organization notes increasing trend
After being reported missing by her stepfather, a teenage girl was found unconscious on the floor of a Kirkland Starbucks' bathroom two weeks ago.
A Seattle lakeside hotel offers not so little extras
As avid cruisers, we're always looking for unique hotels offering little extras in our embarkation cities.
Lake Washington High School hosts DUI vehicular homicide simulation | Slideshow
A teenage girl hung out of the passenger window of a Ford Bronco as red streaks dripped down the door.
Thu May 16, 2013
Kirkland firefighters respond to fire, explosion in Juanita neighborhood Tuesday
The fire appeared to have started in a backyard shed, which spread to nearby trees and fence at around 4:50 p.m., according to battalion chief Greg Picinich with the Kirkland Fire Department.
Business leaders brainstorm ideas on Cross Kirkland Corridor's future
A group of business owners, city officials and interested citizens brainstorm ideas on what they want out of the Cross Kirkland Corridor's master plan.
Kirkland massage therapist, composer creates music for healing
Coming home from an exhausting day of work, Microsoft engineer Mike Wall often found himself listening to music for relaxation, focus and healing.
Tue May 14, 2013
Gov 2.0: Transparency Is More Than Making Data Available
A friend of mine had a nasty case of food poisoning earlier this year. So nasty that Washington state health department folks were calling to check on her.
Boat Breaks Loose, Washes Up at Kirkland Marina After Monday Storm
A private boat broke loose from its moorings at the Kirkland Marina apparently due to windy weather Monday and was found washed ashore late that night, say Kirkland police.
Bike to Work Day Rolls in to Kirkland on Friday
Cascade Bicycle Club's annual Bike to Work Day is just a few days away, and organizers are gearing up for another big turnout.
Pain at the Pump: Gas Prices Topping $4 Per Gallon in Kirkland
Gas prices in the Kirkland area are tipping the $4 mark for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel as road trip season approaches, but prices aren't expected to reach the levels seen in 2012.
Mon May 13, 2013
Video: "Bill Gates 2.0" on ending diseases, saving kids, Leonardo and Jobs
He didn't get the full hour, but Bill Gates was the highlight of last night's episode of "60 Minutes." The CBS news show presented a wide-ranging feature on Gates and his role as the world's most generous philanthropist, with footage from Africa to Seattle and candid interviews with Bill and Melinda Gates and Bill Gates Sr., mostly covering ways ... (more)
Layne Staley's mother SUES Alice in Chains over royalties
According to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer , the mother of late ALICE IN CHAINS singer Layne Staley has filed a lawsuit against the surviving members of the band, asking for a court order establishing her right to 16 percent of the group's revenue - half of the money due Staley - as well as any of her son's assets currently controlled by the band.
Ceton Introduces World's Most Advanced Digital Cable Tuners for the PC
KIRKLAND, WA, May 13, 2013 -- Consumer options for cutting cable bills, decreasing home energy consumption and winning the "what to record" DVR battle just got far easier with the new InfiniTV 6 product line of CableCARD multi-tuner devices for Media Center PCs from Ceton Corp.
Space Available for 'Homelessness in the Media' Discussion
The Housing Development Consortium in partnership with the Eastside Homelessness Advisory Committee , is hosting a panel discussion about media coverage of eastside homelessness issues, Tuesday, May 14.
Fri May 10, 2013
Woman pleads guilty to 2006 murder of Kirkland ex-boyfriend
The sentence range is between 144 to 244 months in prison. Prosecutors will recommend 244 months when Smith, 58, is sentenced on COMMENTING RULES: We encourage an open exchange of ideas in our online community, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards.
NAMI Walk in Kirkland to draw support for mental illness
Travis Miner was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder when he was in his early 20s.
Suspect in Kirkland Poisoning Murder Pleads Guilty
Janjira Smith, a woman suspected of murdering her former boyfriend with poison at a Kirkland apartment in 2006, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and second-degree assault on Friday, the Seattle Times reports .
Rep. Habib's children's health care bill signed into law
Gov. Jay Inslee signs Rep. Cyrus Habib's and Sen. David Frockt's children's health care bill into law on May 8. Substitute House Bill 1216, sponsored by Rep.