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  1. Thank you Kirkland angels for donating to those in need | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Kirkland Reporter

    The food box distribution site in the south part of Kirkland was new to the Kirkland Nourishing Network and to the families we were stretching to support. The morning arrival of food boxes was overwhelming, but patience and understanding made it all work.

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  2. Citizens invited to apply to Kirkland's Tourism Development CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kirkland Reporter

    The Tourism Development Committee is appointed by the Kirkland City Council for the purpose of advising the Council on allocating the lodging excise tax fund for tourism promotion. The specific makeup of the committee is established by State statute.

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  3. Police raid known drug house in Finn Hill neighborhood of KirklandRead the original story

    Friday | PNW Local News

    Following a detailed investigation by the Eastside Narcotics Task Force and the Kirkland Police Department, one suspect was taken into custody at approximately 6:45 a.m. on Dec. 19 in the 8200 block of NE 142nd Street in the Finn Hill neighborhood of Kirkland. The arrest brings to an end years of police calls from neighbors of the known drug house.

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  4. Kirkland firefighters respond to car fire on southbound I-405, three lanes blockedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kirkland Reporter

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  5. Senator-elect Cyrus Habib named Senate Democratic WhipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kirkland Reporter

    Senator-elect Cyrus Habib (D-Kirkland) was named to the key leadership position of Whip by his fellow Senate Democrats on Dec. 18. The position, which is responsible for party discipline and strategy, is considered one of the top leadership positions ...

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  6. Rep. Ross Hunter reacts to Gov. Jay Inslee's budget proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kirkland Reporter

    The following is a statement from Appropriations Chair and Rep. Ross Hunter , who represents Kirkland from the 48th Legislative District: "I want to review the Governor's budget in more detail before getting into specifics, but in general I'm encouraged that he recognizes the need for more revenue to respond to our education funding requirements. With Initiative 1351 we're facing a $4.4 billion budget deficit in the next biennium, much of that is related to educating our children.

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  7. Sen. McAuliffe retains position as ranking member of K-12 committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kirkland Reporter

    ... Legislative District which straddles both King and Snohomish counties. The district is home to Bothell and parts of Kirkland. "I am honored to continue working hard to ensure that we make a real commitment this session to our children by meeting our ...

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  8. Kids in Kirkland help Kiwanis Club of Kirkland raise money for children in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Kirkland Reporter

    Local Kirkland Girl Scouts from troop 44035 sing at the Kirkland Kiwanis tree lot at Juanita Beach Park on Nov. 30. The Kiwanis Club of Kirkland Christmas tree lot has been the place to be this year. Not only are the KCK volunteers selling trees, See's Candies, wreaths and gourmet nuts, but the "kids of Kirkland" of all ages have added to the fun this year and make this a great year so far.

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  9. Eastside Prep in Kirkland closes due to flu outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Kirkland Reporter

    KOMO is reporting that a flu outbreak at Eastside Preparatory School in Kirkland has forced the school to close today and tomorrow. The school will remain closed for the next two weeks for winter break.

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  10. City officials urge pet owners to take care of Cross Kirkland Corridor | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Kirkland Reporter

    Kirkland is definitely a pet friendly community and we are pleased that so many pet owners have enjoyed walking their dogs along the Corridor and in other parts of the city. We have volunteer groups that clean up the Corridor but due the current construction closure, they have been unable to do so.

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  11. Seahawks fan arrested after reporting stolen tickets | Kirkland Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | 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. The Kirkland Reporter police blotter is not intended to be representative of all police calls originating in Kirkland, which average about 1,000 per week.

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  12. Seattle/King County Realtors honor Kirkland agent Trish EnglundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Kirkland Reporter

    The Seattle/King County Realtors honored Trish Englund from Windermere RE/East Inc., Yarrow Bay in Kirkland with its "One to Watch Award" for young professionals. She joined the Yarrow Bay office in 2007, initially in an administrative position.

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  13. More reports of flu-like illnesses in WashingtonRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... orts ( http://bit.ly/1z80Bmw ) an outbreak of flu-like illness on Wednesday prompted Eastside Preparatory School in Kirkland to close school early for the holiday break.

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  14. Kirkland's Comfort Inn employee wins TripAdvisor awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Kirkland Reporter

    TripAdvisor announced the winners of its winners of its inaugural Exceptional Service Awards on Dec. 17 and a Kirkland employee is on the list . After receiving more than 3,500 nominations in October 2014, TripAdvisor selected 40 winners across 21 countries worldwide and Maegan Cooper at Comfort Inn Kirkland was selected as one of the winners.

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  15. Vera Whole Health gets first contract in Kirkland to serve public employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Business Journal

    Vera Whole Health - a new Seattle health system that installs clinics inside or near the offices of large employers - just took a big step toward providing its services to public employees. This week Vera signed a contract with the city of Kirkland to provide primary, preventive and acute care services and health coaching to about 500 city employees and their families at a new clinic.

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  16. Former Kirkland mayor now deputy majority leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Kirkland Reporter

    State Rep. Larry Springer D-Kirkland of the 45th District has been elected deputy majority leader of the Democratic Caucus in the state House, which will focus on business outreach and engagement. As part of caucus leadership, Springer said he will help determine what legislation goes forward and whether a specific bill will be pursued by his party, as well as build relations with business leaders in the state, including Kirkland and Redmond.

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  17. Portland's Heathman Hotel apparently sold to Maryland companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | OregonLive.com

    ... Inc. of London, which bought the hotel in 2005, put the it on the market in September along with a sister hotel in Kirkland, Washington. Some of the Heathman's staff are leaving the hotel, including its longtime general manager, Chris Erickson. An ...

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  18. Bellevue inventor gets again in national spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Bellevue Reporter

    ... after the holidays we kept busy and have been thankful for their support ever since. That year the post office in Kirkland actually thanked my son for all the business." The company continues to ship the caddies as it has in the past - from ...

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  19. Governor Inslee seeks new taxes, announces $12 billion transportation spending planRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Washington Policy Center

    ... or's degree in economics. Bob serves on his church's annual audit committee and is also an avid golfer. He lives in Kirkland.

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  20. Council, Planing Commission making ill advised decisions | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Kirkland Reporter

    ... mass transit. When buses load and unload their passengers, 45-60 people about every 15 minutes, from the South Kirkland Park & Ride and hit the highways in their cars to go home almost, all of which go through Kirkland. You haven't done anything to ...

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