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Kirkland family calls President's visit "a priceless moment"
Cunnington seemed more interested in playtime than a Presidential visit. However, the 11-month-old was front and center as President Obama stepped off Air Force One at Boeing Field just after 3 p.m. "I wish she were a little bit older so she could understand how important today was and what a special moment she had," said Ava's mother, Alyssa.
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Tue Jul 22, 2014
Feds charge 7 connected to 4 hash oil explosions
A hash oil explosion at a Bellevue apartment complex in November 2013 ultimately led to the death of the city's former mayor and injured several others.
Cushman pleads not guilty to murdering Kirkland woman
Burrell Michael Cushman pled not guilty to murdering his ex-girlfriend, Kirkland resident Amy Hargrove, at his court appearance Tuesday at the King County Courthouse.
Ex-boyfriend pleads not guilty to Kirkland woman's murder
A man accused of strangling his ex-girlfriend in Kirkland in January pleaded not guilty this morning to second-degree murder, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.
Kirkland Fire Department: Be fire wise
The Kirkland Fire Department reminds Kirkland residents that as the summer season progresses, extended periods of hot, dry weather are expected to continue across Western Washington.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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Personnel changes at LWSD
When schools open on September 2, there will be a number of new faces in Lake Washington School District schools, including five new principals, two transfers, and six new associate principals.
Bluegrass and barbecue at Bridle Trails in Kirkland on Wednesday
Bridle Trails State Park in Kirkland will be the place for Bluegrass and barbecue at 6 p.m. on July 23. The music of the Blue Smoke Bluegrass Band is free but a Discover Pass is needed to park in the Bridle Trails State Park parking lot.
Toucans Steel Drum Band at Bridle Trails in Kirkland Aug. 13
Bridle Trails State Park in Kirkland will be the place to see Toucans Steel Drum Ban and enjoy hot dogs from Dante's Inferno Dogs at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 13 .
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Live This Weekend: Jesse Sykes, The Hold Steady, OK Go, Say Anything, and More
The duo is a balancing act of ferocity and fragility. Wandscher's signature style has been the driving force behind's Sykes' dark, spectral rock ensemble The Sweet Hereafter, building walls of wildly colored psychedelic textures.
Northbound I-405 reduced to one lane in Kirkland Saturday night
Drivers traveling on northbound Interstate 405 near downtown Kirkland late Saturday night and early Sunday morning should consider alternate routes, as contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will close up to three lanes and some nearby ramps overnight.
Healthcare workers picket EvergreenHealth over staffing, wages and CEO's raise
EvergreenHealth worker Sokha Hammond and young Kai Hour participate in a picket of the hospital on Thursday over staffing and the CEO's pay raise.
King County Municipal League rates Kirkland legislative candidates
The Municipal League of King County released its ratings for 70 2014 legislative candidates, including those running in the 45th and 48th Districts.
Man punches girlfriend with 4-year-old daughter on lap | Kirkland Police Blotter
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.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Aloha point-of-sale terminal, sold on eBay, yields security surprises
Matt Oh, a senior malware researcher with HP, recently bought a single Aloha point-of-sale terminal -- a brand of computerized cash register widely used in the hospitality industry -- on eBay for US$200.
Statements on education from 1st District Rep. Moscoso, challengers
Incumbent Democratic 1st Legislative District Rep. Luis Moscoso and his two challengers recently sent statements about what the legislature should do to comply with the court order to provide full state support for basic public education.
Lockhart's passion for the arts will drive Kirkland Performance Center
Jeff Lockhart's passion for music started when his mother took him to a Beach Boys concert as a young boy.
Lady Yum opens in downtown Kirkland on Friday
Lady Yum has many creative macaron flavors that are gluten free including Mango Habanero, Fennel Pear, Maple Bacon and Pineapple Upside Down Cake.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Kirkland man arrested after striking pedestrian on I-405
A 54-year-old Kirkland man was arrested late Tuesday night after he struck a pedestrian on the southbound on-ramp to I-405 at Northeast 85th Street in Kirkland, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Kirkland Police invite neighborhoods to host "National Night Out" events
The Kirkland Police Department will help facilitate Kirkland neighborhoods participating in the 31st annual National Night Out Against Crime on Aug. 5. The Kirkland Police and Fire Departments will be attending community events from 6-9 p.m. To show support of National Night Out, Kirkland residents are encouraged to get with neighbors and friends, ... (more)
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Police investigating break-in at Kirkland YMCA
KIRKLAND, Wash. -- Kirkland police are searching for whoever broke into a city building over the weekend, stealing eight laptop computers meant for a free summer program for teenagers, officials said Monday.