48 min ago
Seattle Mayor set to announce $15 minimum wage plan
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has scheduled a news conference for Thursday to announce a plan to raise the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour.
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5 hrs ago
With failing bond, LWSD officials to look at new options to address overcrowding
The latest results for the Lake Washington School District Proposition No. 1 bond show the measure about eight percentage points away from passing.
9 hrs ago
Trooper hurt, State Patrol car damaged in I-405 hit-and-run
The Washington State Patrol says a driver left the scene after causing a crash that damaged a trooper's car Wednesday night on Interstate 405 near Kirkland.
16 hrs ago
Kirkland Arts Commission seeks grant applications to promote arts, culture, heritage
Artists and arts organizations who have a unique proposal that promotes performance art, literary art and other artistic ventures can apply for funding available through the Commission.
Wed Apr 23, 2014
County to buy land to protect rare peat bog from development
Snohomish County leaders moved Wednesday to buy land around a rare peat bog where a developer earlier planned to build luxury homes.
Custom knife show held this weekend in Kirkland
Those looking for that new one-of-a-knife to bring along on your next fishing or outdoor should check out Blade Gallery's Seattle International Custom Knife Show this weekend at the Heathman Hotel, 220 Kirkland Avenue, in Kirkland.
Author, journalist to visit Aegis of Kirkland
Sample chapters of the book "My Wonderful Life" will be distributed at no charge to all participants at a seminar at 6 p.m. on April 30 designed to encourage seniors to explore their the stories of their lives so they can be preserved for future generations.
Montana sentenced in Washington cold case killing
Clifford Reed of Victor was sentenced to 41 months in the slaying of 28-year-old Sandi Johnson, whose remains were found in Pierce County eight years after she disappeared.
Fishing company pleads guilty in Alaska case
Fishermen's Finest Inc. is based in Kirkland, Wash., and executives there did not immediately respond to a request for comment Wednesday.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Lake Washington School District bond, King County transportation tax failing
Tuesday night's first returns from the King County special election indicate the Lake Washington School District $404 million bond is well below the 60 percent yes vote needed to pass.
Joan McBride's Senate Sea Change
It seems fitting. "I love that painting. I just feel it," McBride said last Friday.
Kirkland Performance Center announces partnerships to host Olate Dogs, Twisted Flicks
The KPC is partnering with the Kirkland Chamber of Commerce to present Olate Dogs at 7:30 p.m. on May 8. KPC is also partnering with Jet City Improv to present their Twisted Flicks series for the first time on the Eastside, at 8 p.m. on May 2 with Captain America and on June 6 with Godzilla .
Mon Apr 21, 2014
The Daily Troll: Bertha's latest big dig delay. Metro Transit vote:...
The Daily Troll: Bertha's latest big dig delay. Metro Transit vote: Down to the wire.
Design team continues study of Park Lane in Kirkland
The Park Lane design team knows Kirkland residents want a Park Lane corridor that is walkable, vibrant and green.
PNW Local News
Rep. Cyrus Habib, former Kirkland mayor Joan McBride switch candidacy ...
Rep. Cyrus Habib with the 48th Legislative District and former Kirkland mayor Joan McBride have switched which legislative positions for the 2014 Washington state election.
Evergreen Home Loans offers home-buyer class in Kirkland
Evergreen Home Loans in Kirkland is offering a free class on purchasing a house from 7-8:30 p.m. on April 30 at the Windermere Real Estate office located 737 Market Street.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Redmond Neighborhood Blog
Letter: Levy Committee Letter to Support School Bond Measure
Should elementary school playgrounds and sports fields be filled with children running, jumping and having fun at recess or should portable classrooms fill those playgrounds? Should kids as young as five or six have to leave for school around 5 a.m. to get to class on time at 6 a.m. or should they still be sleeping as most pediatricians recommend? ... (more)
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Seattle Gay News
Rodney Tom out of 38th District Senate race, former Kirkland mayor Joan McBride is frontrunner
Tom, a Republican-turned-Democrat who then turned Democrat-who-votes-with-Republicans, withdrew from the race April 14, citing his own health problems and a serious injury to his 85-year-old father.
Friends of Youth celebrates construction of four new homes for youth
Elected officials join Friends of Youth officials to cut the ribbon for Friends of Youth's new transitional living homes for homeless youth.