VIP Backstage A Huge Success for Kirkland Performance Center

The Kirkland Performance Center (KPC) annual auction and gala, VIP Backstage, was quite the hit on Saturday, October 15th at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue. With many local political figures including Representative Joan McBride, Representative Larry Springer, and Kirkland Mayor Amy Walen in attendance along with Kirkland socialites, local business leaders, and support from EvergreenHealth, Boeing, and Kibble & Prentice, KPC raised over $214,000 to continue to present world class performing arts on the Eastside…

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Lakeshore Clinic Announces Plan to Join EvergreenHealth

Addition of Two Locations Will Expand Health System’s Primary Care Reach to 12 Practices across the Puget Sound


Lakeshore Clinic and EvergreenHealth announced today that Lakeshore Clinic will join the health system’s employed medical group. The acquisition plan includes employment of Lakeshore’s 18 primary care physicians and one podiatrist, as well as the transition of their clinical and office staff to employment by EvergreenHealth. Lakeshore Clinic’s providers will continue their current relationship with their patients at the existing locations in Kirkland and Bothell…

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Tree-pruning along Holmes Point Drive Oct. 24-28

  Trimming will reduce risk of falling trees and power outages   Kirkland’s Public Works Department, supporting Puget Sound Energy, will be closing the north entrance of Holmes Point Drive in the Finn Hill neighborhood from Oct 24 through October 28thth to perform vegetation removal work to protect power lines from winter storms. City crews […]

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Are We Safe In Our Community? A Dialogue on Public Safety

  A Dialogue on Public Safety with State Representative Roger Goodman, Chair, House Public Safety Committee  Kirkland Councilmember Penny Sweet, Chair, Kirkland City Council Public Safety Committee  Eric Olsen, Former Chief, Kirkland Police WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26th 7:00 P.M. Northwest University Argue Health Sciences Building Room 104 5600 111th Way NE Kirkland, WA 98033   Are we safe in public […]

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All City Parks to Close at 2 p.m. Saturday

The City of Kirkland is officially closing all City parksfrom 2 p.m. today, Saturday, October 15, until 12 Noon on Sunday, October 16, because of expected high winds and storm damage. This is a precautionary measure to ensure falling limbs or uprooted trees do not put people in danger. Not all City parks have gates, […]

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Heard On The Street: Just Poké Opening Soon On Kirkland Ave

Attention Kirkland Diners: If you like poké, you’re in luck because Just Poké is opening soon on Kirkland Ave. in the spot that Plume once occupied.

If poké is your thing, then you are in luck. According to their Facebook page, Just Poké serves “Poké, Poké, and more Poké.”

If you are asking yourself, what is poké?, well, it is a raw fish salad served in the Hawaiian islands.

The information available about this place is sparse but we look forward to its arrival, “coming soon!”


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Series of Powerful Storms Headed for Washington

The National Weather Service has advised Western Washington, including Kirkland, to prepare for a series of storms expected to hit the region by Wednesday evening and last through the weekend. The storm system is expected to cause powerful winds and heavy rains. Widespread tree damage and power outages are anticipated.

The first of the storms will arrive late Wednesday night and into Thursday. Heavy rains will hit the Washington coast and then be pushed inland. Strong winds are expected along the coast and through the Northwest interior.

The second of the three storms is expected to impact Western Washington late Thursday and into Friday. Heavy rains and wind gusts of up to 40-50 mph are expected. The Southwest Washington coast may experience gusts of wind up to 65-75 mph.

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