Archive | April, 2017

Kirkland Earns Title: 2017 Washington State Recycler of the Year

Solid Waste Division honored for creativity and hard work     On May 9, the Washington State Recycling Association (WSRA) will honor the City of Kirkland’s Solid Waste division as its Public Agency Recycler of the Year for 2016. Nine other organizations, businesses and individuals will receive awards for their outstanding recycling achievements, held at […]

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UPDATE: Interfaith Dinner Dialogue Postponed

UPDATED F.I.R.E. (Fostering Interfaith Relationships on the Eastside) invites you to the ninth in a series of Dinner Dialogues aimed at fostering interfaith relationships, on Sunday, May 7, 5PM to 8PM, hosted by Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 10021 NE 124th Street in Kirkland (at the corner of 100th Avenue NE). This Dialogue will be on the topic “Refugees, […]

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Help Bridge Totem Lake’s Past, Present and Future

Kirkland’s leaders are asking the public to vote on a favorite concept for the Totem Lake Connector     The City of Kirkland is surveying residents and businesses to help the City Council select a Totem Lake Connector bicycle and pedestrian bridge concept to advance to the next phase of design.   Residents can take […]

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Rotary Starts Miracle League Again

Rotary’s 13th Year of Miracle League The Rotary Club of Kirkland started it’s Miracle League season for the 13th year at Perrigo Park in Redmond. It is a baseball league for children 4 years old and up with physical and cognitive limitations who get to bat and play in the field for several innings with […]

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Kirkland Spring Beerfest This Saturday

KIRKLAND SPRING BEERFEST IS COMING! Is your superpower the ability to make beer disappear? Then get yourself down to the Kirkland Spring Beerfest on April 29th! The creators of Kirkland Oktoberfest are launching this NEW one day tasting event featuring local beers and ciders.  It will be located indoors at the ARETE building in downtown […]

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Tom Neir announces run for Kirkland City Council

Tom has announced he is a candidate for Position No. 2 on the Kirkland City Council, a position formerly held by Shelly Kloba, our new state legislator. Tom grew-up in Kirkland, attended Lake View Elementary, Kirkland Junior High and graduated from Lake Washington High School and the University of Washington.  He played baseball when Kirkland […]

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The Kirkland Cemetery’s Forgotten Pioneers: Kirkland Historian and Author Matt McCauley to speak at Heritage Hall, Wednesday April 26, 7pm as the Kirkland Heritage Society’s April Program.  

Founded in 1890, the Kirkland Cemetery is part of the City of Kirkland’s park system and Kirkland author Matt McCauley, the cemetery’s unofficial historian, says that the Victorian vision of cemeteries was consistent with designating them parks: “Kirkland was to have been a steel manufacturing company-owned town. The cemetery was part of the original 1888 […]

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Two Alarm Apartment Fire Damages 12 Units

Quick response enables successful evacuation resulting in only one injury   A quick response by Kirkland Firefighters to a 3:30 a.m. two alarm fire at the Forbes Creek Apartments in the 10,000 block of 113th Court NE resulted in the successful evacuation of nine families. One occupant was transferred to Harborview Medical Center suffering burn injuries. […]

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