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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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Kirkland Police Investigate Possible Murder-Suicide

Husband and Wife located Inside Residence in Highlands Neighborhood On April 16th at approximately 11:00am, Kirkland Police responded to a private residence in the 10300 block of 113th Ct. NE. on a report of a deceased male. The male was discovered by a family member who had not heard from the man and had come […]

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City Hosting Open House and Public Hearing to Discuss Future of Houghton/Everest Neighborhood Center

Public input sought on preferred land use, zoning, and design improvements   Residents are invited to a community open house and a public hearing on Thursday, March 23 beginning at 6 p.m. in the Council Chamber at 123 5th Avenue to discuss amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and Zoning for the Houghton/Everest Neighborhood Center.The event begins with the […]

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Opportunity Knocks for Youth Engagement

Explore jobs, internships and volunteer positions on Saturday 3/25 Opportunity is knocking this weekend for young people looking for jobs, internships and volunteer options in Kirkland. On Saturday, March 25, an Opportunity Fair, hosted by the Kirkland Youth Council, will be held at Lake Washington High School (12033 N.E. 80th St., Kirkland, WA 98033) from […]

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Local neighborhood leader and volunteer Jon Pascal seeks new term on Kirkland City Council

  With an eye towards enhanced transportation options, more investments in parks and open spaces, and improved planning to address the impacts of growth, current Kirkland City Councilmember Jon Pascal is running for election in November 2017 to a full-term on the City Council.   Pascal currently serves on the Council after being appointed last […]

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Totem Lake Connector Bridge Open House, March 16

Visitors will evaluate nearly a dozen early concepts of possible designs   Residents, commuters and stakeholders will get their first chance to evaluate several sketched concepts for the Totem Lake Connector bicycle and pedestrian bridge during a Thursday, March 16 open house at the Kirkland Justice Center. The drop-in event begins at 5:30 p.m. and […]

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Long list of capital projects begin in Kirkland

Find out which projects are in design, and which ones are in construction    Kirkland will be managing a few dozen projects in 2018, ranging from paving arterials and upgrading utilities to designing the Totem Lake Connector bridge and implementing safety measures along Juanita Drive. This digest provides the basics on 21 of those projects. […]

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