The Beatles’ historic concert on the Seattle Center campus in 1966 to be performed by Crème Tangerine, at Seattle Center’s Mural Amphitheater , Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 7:00pm – (exactly 50 years to the date, time, and place of the Beatle’s Seattle appearance). All ages and free to the public…
Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the FroYo Run to be held at Juanita Beach Park on Saturday, July 23. The beach parking lot and eastbound NE Juanita Drive from 93rd Avenue NE to 98th Avenue NE will be closed and detours in place from 6:30 a.m. until approximately 10:30 a.m. A course map is available at www.kirklandwa.gov/specialevents.
Campaign season is upon us. Candidates and their volunteers should be familiar with Kirkland’s sign code.
Signs may be placed between the curb and the abutting private property, or where no curb exists, between the edge of the paved travel lane or paved shoulder and the abutting private property. They may not block a sidewalk or driveway…
Kirkland, Mercer Island and King County teams pull two from water when sailboat capsizes Kirkland Firefighters were first to arrive on the scene of a capsized sailboat about 400 yards off shore in Yarrow Bay Thursday evening at approximately 8 p.m. and found two victims in the water hanging onto the side of the […]
The Kirkland City Manager’s Office is inviting you to a meeting with the Police Department on Tuesday, July 19 at City Hall in the Peter Kirk Room (south entrance to City Hall) from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (or until the last person leaves) to answer questions and hear concerns regarding break-ins in the Norkirk Neighborhood. We will have crime data maps for burglary, thefts and motor vehicle prowls – for both the Norkirk Neighborhood and the entire City (so people can compare Citywide data with your neighborhood – past and present)…
Volunteers are gathering along the Cross Kirkland Corridor to remove invasive plants and you are invited to join the team! Saturday, July 16 8 to 11 am Meet behind Chainline Brewing at 503 6th St. S. If you arrive after 8, look for us on the stretch of trail between 6th St. S. and […]
Kirkland Police Detectives and U.S. Marshalls arrested Matthew Gordon this afternoon on his multiple felony warrants of Domestic Violence Assault 1st Degree and 2nd Degree, Domestic Violence Felony Harassment, and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm. Gordon was located around 11:30 this morning inside a vehicle parked on private property near 228th Ave SE and […]
Sometimes we just need some levity. Today’s chuckle is provided by an anonymous friend who sent us this snap of a cow butt sporting a sponsorship plaque reading “Sponsored by The Plaza on State”. We know this is the work of some pranksters because the city is not so short on cash as to sell […]
Are crime rates higher than usual? Nervous Neighbors Share Stories of Break-Ins
Have you heard your neighbors or friends speak of recent break-ins of their homes or cars? Have you been the victim of a recent crime?
The word on the street is people feel that crime is on the rise. When a crime happens to a friend or neighbor, it tends to focus one’s attention. In the past three weeks alone, we have had discussions with a dozen friends, all with stories of break-ins of homes and cars. Anecdotal this is, yet it is alarming nonetheless.
Stories of these incidents are popping up all over social media and between nervous neighbors.
The truth on crime comes from the Kirkland Police Department and is available online. Want the real facts? Visit the local crime maps and statistics available on The city’s Community Crime Map…
Kirkland Police are asking for the public’s help in locating Matthew Gordon, the adult male suspect wanted on charges of First Degree Domestic Violence Assault for assaulting his girlfriend with a firearm, multiple counts of First Degree Assault for firing a weapon at people and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a convicted felon. Gordon […]