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Safety Alert: Houghton Beach Closed to Swimming, Humans and pets cautioned to stay out of water

Routine weekly water testing revealed high levels of fecal coliform bacteria in Lake Washington at Houghton Beach in Kirkland, leading City officials to warn against people and pets entering into the water. Advisory signs warning about contaminated water have been posted at the beach, which is located at 5811 Lake Washington Blvd NE. The City […]

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Traffic Alert: Kirkland Summerfest

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Road closures and detours will be in place throughout the weekend as Summerfest happens in downtown Kirkland, August 10-12. The City’s boat launch will remain open, however, boaters should expect delays. Event goers are encouraged to walk, bike, or carpool, and plan for their parking in advance.  For public parking, including the […]

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Tourism Development Committee Is Seeking Applicants for Vacancies

KIRKLAND, Wash. – The City of Kirkland has three vacancies on the Tourism Development Committee. State statute establishes the specific makeup of the committee. There is currently one vacancy for a representative of organizations involved in activities collecting lodging tax revenue, and two vacancies for representatives of organizations involved in activities authorized to be funded by […]

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CERT Registration now open

Our Kirkland Community Emergency Response Team  (CERT) Course will begin on  Monday, September 10, 2018, at Kirkland City Hall from 6-9 PM. Learn all about personal preparedness, light search and rescue, fire suppression, disaster medical and much more. This hands-on course is informative and fun. You will be ready to help your family and your […]

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Looking for Volunteers for Kirkland Summerfest, August 10th-12th, 2018

Kirkland Summerfest is back bigger and better than ever! Kirkland Summerfest is a three-day music and arts fest with incredible live performances, outdoor entertainment venues, purveyors of delicious foods, local beers, wines, and family focused arts and entertainment. Summerfest is excited to expand our family-centric activities to the KidZone at Heritage Park. This will be […]

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Kirkland Reads: Creating Conversations

Kirkland Reads: Creating Conversations, is a program taking place Kirkland-wide this fall. Kirkland Reads, Creating Conversations will bring Kirklanders together for conversations about “Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream” by Joshua Davis. “Spare Parts” is available as a book, movie and documentary, and we and our […]

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