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  1. 20 Foot Tree Transplanted and Replanted in WashingtonRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | PR Log

    The company took the tree carefully from its original location and successfully brought it to its new site on the property. The developer of a large property in Kirkland had a tree in mind to go at the entrance to the estate, a 20' tall Frontier Elm.

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  2. Sen. Hill names Outstanding Legislator by Community Employment AllianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kirkland Reporter

    ... access to a job that they can take pride in and become more engaged in their community," said Hill, who represents Kirkland from the 45th District and serves as chair of the Senate Ways and means Committee. "For years I've heard from many families ...

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  3. DECA students from Kirkland succeed at state business competition, move to InternationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kirkland Reporter

    DECA students from Eastlake, Juanita, Lake Washington and Redmond High Schools took a step toward success at the State Career Development Conference, where they competed against 3,600 other students. DECA students fromEastlake, Juanita, Lake Washington, and Redmond High Schoolstook a step toward success at the State Career Development Conference, where they competed against 3,600 other students.

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  4. Man pulls knife on ex-girlfriend at party | Kirkland Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | 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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  5. Lego League team from Kirkland creates solution for fidgeting in classRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kirkland Reporter

    A local First Lego League team is headed for an invitational competition in May where they plan to showcase an invention that solves fidgeting problems kids have in the classroom. The FLL team, Circle of Seven, consists of Kirkland residents and Cedar Park Christian students Eric Hoelscher and Joshua Elmore, Kenmore resident Justin Smth, Bothell residents Andrew and Ben Netterfield, and Snohomish resident Nicholas Cutulie, who have been selected to represent Western Washington at the FLL Open Invitational Championships in Carlsbad, Calif.

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  6. Cafe Juanita temporarily moves to Seattle, rebuilds in KirklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Kirkland Reporter

    The award-winning Cafe Juanita has been moved to Seattle temporarily as the building undergoes a significant makeover, with plans to reopen again in July. The renovations come after the cafe's owner, Holly Smith, purchased the property, which she said will allow her to make better use of space that she couldn't alter as a renter.

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  7. Repeal bag ban for the safety of employees, customers | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Kirkland Reporter

    ... Reporter. I am with you 100 percent. I am an employee of a major grocery chain with two locations in the city of Kirkland. Not only is a food borne illness a risk for consumers, it is also a risk for employees, along with other factors. For example, ...

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  8. Corrections come with the job when you strive for accuracy | EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Kirkland Reporter

    ... to inform the public. However, we do make mistakes. Last week we erroneously reported on the front page that the Kirkland City Council removed the North Kirkland Community Center from site consideration for the Aquatics Recreation Center (ARC). They ...

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  9. Kirkland neighbors object to proposed pier near Juanita Beach ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Kirkland Reporter

    ... and 9123 NE Juanita Drive. It would contain 22 slips for moorage and replace two separate piers. Before city of Kirkland Planning Director Eric Shields decides whether to approve or reject the application for the permit, however, the public is ...

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  10. Parkplace redevelopment means uncertain future Kirkland businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Kirkland Reporter

    For 25 years, Mary Paris has looked out the same doors at Parkplace Books into the plaza. That may come to an end with plans for redevelopment after the Kirkland City Council approved the revised master plan for the redevelopment of Parkplace, as well as zoning amendments.

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  11. Nearly everything is packaged in plastic | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Kirkland Reporter

    After reading all of the articles on the "one-time use plastic bag," it is apparent that the official of Kirkland, and other cities that voted for the ban, do not realize that almost everything we purchase is contained in plastic; a loaf of bread, prepackaged lettuce, some egg cartons, roses usually are wrapped with plastic, greeting card are made with plastic, nuts, bolts and washers are in plastic boxes, yard care products are in plastic bags, etc. These are also not biodegradable.

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  12. Kirkland Nourishing Networks' Spring Break Food Boxes Project is relying on you | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Kirkland Reporter

    Our third year of support for needy elementary school children during school breaks has one, last challenge to meet this year. You can help keep Kirkland's tradition strong by signing up to bring a box of food on April 2. You can join a proud Kirkland tradition of helping our neighbors in need by telling your friends and neighbors about this need; and sign up to bring one or more food boxes at http://nourishingnetworks.net.

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  13. Obituary - March 25Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Homer Tribune

    ... a child to whom he could impart all of his wisdom that his daughters ignored. After spending his formative years in Kirkland, Wash. with a fishing pole in hand, Don decided his life's calling was to yell at deckhands on commercial fishing boats in ...

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  14. Purchasing station in Kingsgate is the right moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Kirkland Reporter

    As I understand it, the Rose Hill Fire Station is made up of three fireman and serves the area from Bridle Trails to Kingsgate . It also happens that it is the only Kirkland Fire station east of 405.

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  15. WAAAlk for Our Champs event in downtown KirklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Kirkland Reporter

    Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the "WAAAlk For Our Champs" event to be held at Marina Park on Kirkland Avenue from Lake Street to the city dock will be closed from 7 a.m. until noon. A partial closure of the Lakeshore Plaza Lot will be in effect from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Event organizers anticipate 600 supporters will participate in the inaugural event hosted by Washington Autism Alliance and Advocacy .

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  16. Northwest University splits two doubleheaders | Prep women's softballRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Kirkland Reporter

    ... hits and striking out seven EOU batters. Katelyn Riedinger, Alyssa Gonzalez, Darian Godfrey and Bethany Bay of Kirkland had the hits for the Eagles with all going 1-for-3 from the plate. Game 2 - Trailing 3-1 going into the fifth inning, the NU bats ...

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  17. Symetra and Seattle Seahawks Host 16 "Symetra Heroes in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Patch.com

    Symetra and the Seattle Seahawks honored the 16 Puget Sound-area teachers who were recognized as Symetra Heroes in the Classroom during the 2014 NFL season, at a special celebration at CenturyLink Field on March 20. Among the 2014 honorees was Emily Morgan , a Kindergarten teacher at Ben Franklin Elementary School in Kirkland . She was nominated by a parent, who wrote in her nomination, "Emily Morgan is an astonishing Kindergarten teacher.

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  18. Kirkland City Council sets priorities with 2015-2016 City Work ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Kirkland Reporter

    Carried over from previously approved Work Programs are the implementation of the Cross Kirkland Corridor Master Plan, completion of the Comprehensive Plan Update and Transportation Master Plan, and the facilitation of the redevelopment of Kirkland Parkplace and Totem Lake Mall. Efforts will continue to implement the Fire Strategic Plan including improving fire and emergency medical services to the Finn Hill, Juanita and Kingsgate neighborhoods, siting a new north end fire station and/or improving existing fire stations and operations.

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  19. Habib, Hunter introduce increased cigarette tax legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Bellevue Reporter

    ... have to help pay for research, prevention and care of the deadly effects they have. On Monday, Sen. Cyrus Habib (D-Kirkland) and Rep. Ross Hunter (D-Medina) introduced bills SB 5808 in the senate and HB 2194 in the house, which would raise the tax ...

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  20. Balls and Whistles Music Bar to open at the end of March in KirklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Kirkland Reporter

    There is no cover charge for the grand opening event and the entertainment program will begin at 7 p.m., but the bar will be open starting 1 p.m. The bar will also have free pool, darts, big screen TV's, music, food and drink specials. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards.

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