Archive | June, 2017

City Seeks Artist for Kalakala Installation

Public Art Call for Repurposing Pieces of Historic Kalakala Ferry The City of Kirkland seeks qualified artists to transform salvaged pieces of the historic Kalakala Ferry into an art installation. The deadline for letters of interest is July 15, 2017. “We’re excited about the historical significance of this new piece of public art,” said Ellen […]

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Metro Bus Changes to Impact Kirkland

By Dan Ryan The downtown Seattle tunnel will close to buses sometime in 2019. This brings revisions in bus service between Seattle and Kirkland. Metro and Sound Transit are preparing with a public outreach process. There is an online survey and a series of open houses (including one in Kingsgate Library on Monday June 26th, […]

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Kirkland Police Captain Bill Hamilton Graduates from the F.B.I. National Academy

  On June 7th, 2017, Kirkland Police Captain Bill Hamilton graduated along with two hundred and twenty-seven other law enforcement officers from the F.B.I. National Academy Program in Quantico, Virginia.  The 268th Session of the National Academy consisted of men and women from 47 states.  Included in the class were members of law enforcement agencies […]

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Reminder: Fireworks are still illegal in Kirkland; Stay safe, have fun

City encourages safety over July 4th Fireworks ban continues to reduce fire-related accidents   The City of Kirkland’s year-round fireworks ban prohibits the sale and use of all consumer fireworks as part of an effort to eliminate fires, injuries and calls for service. The City’s fireworks ban has reduced the number of fire-related accidents and complaints […]

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Kirkland Kiwanis Foundation And St. John’s Episcopal Church Assist In Providing Free Dental Care

  The morning of April 18, a very large, well-equipped van pull into the parking lot of the St John’s Episcopal Church in downtown Kirkland.  The Medical Teams International (MTI) mobile dental van provides free urgent dental care including hygienists cleaning.  The program is aimed at low income persons in the community over the age […]

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