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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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Two Teenagers Injured When Struck by Vehicle in Kirkland

July 5th, 2018 Just after 10:00pm this evening Kirkland Police responded to the 5900blk of Lake Washington Boulevard on a report of a vehicle striking two pedestrians.  Officers arrived and found a female teenager and a male teenager had been struck by a passenger car which was headed northbound on Lake Washington Boulevard.  The two […]

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Kirkland City Council Seeks Volunteers for Potential Public Safety Sales Tax Ballot Proposition Statement Committees

The Kirkland City Council is recruiting interested residents to formulate the statements that will appear in the voters’ pamphlet for and against a potential Public Safety sales tax ballot measure.  The Kirkland City Council has not yet approved a draft or final legislative action to place the sales tax measure related to Police and Community […]

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Letter to the Editor | Taking Care of our Kirkland Parks

As the school year ends and warm weather begins, families move outside to enjoy the sunshine and the facilities at Kirkland’s parks and recreation areas. Grandparents, parents and children; pet owners; and sports enthusiasts enjoy the large variety of facilities through the city. When we include the waterfront, community, neighborhood and natural parks; select sports […]

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The Innovation Triangle Represents Region at Select USA Investment Summit

Innovation Triangle works together to create business opportunities in Bellevue, Kirkland and Redmond Economic Development officials representing the Innovation Triangle, a collaboration between the cities of Bellevue, Kirkland and Redmond together with the Economic Development Council of Seattle & King County(EDC) will attend theSelectUSA Summit in Washington, D.C. from June 20 to 22, 2018. The […]

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Give Your Feedback on Juanita Beach Playground Concept

The Kirkland Parks and Community Services Department seeks public comment on a playground design for the possible replacement of the playground at Juanita Beach Park. This playground replacement accompanies the Juanita Beach Park bathhouse and picnic shelter projectthat was designed according to the park’s Master Plan. Staff from Parks and Community Services will present the […]

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