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Saturday, February 28, 2015 -- 1:05 pm
Help with heating bills still available through Hopelink
Kirkland Reporter - Despite the early spring weather, February is considered too early to assume we don't still have to turn up the heat in homes. The good news is that for thousands of local low-income residents, it's not too late to receive up to $1,000 to help with energy bills. Read more...
Saturday, February 28, 2015 -- 10:57 am
Presidential primary puts parties in same old quandry | Cornfield
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Saturday, February 28, 2015 -- 10:57 am
Hopelink connects clients with energy assistance programs
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Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 2:54 pm
Bellevue Reporter editor says goodbye to Eastside | Groshart
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Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 10:50 am
Senate transportation package comes with 'poison pill'
Kirkland Reporter - The Senate Transportation Committee passed a transportation package to the chamber floor last week that includes funding for widening Interstate 405, completing the west side of the State Route 520 floating bridge and what Democrats are calling a "poison pill." Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 10:50 am
Chevron's Fuel Your School program benefits 67,881 students in King County
Kirkland Reporter - Chevron U.S.A. Inc. announced that the 2014 Fuel Your School program, which launched for the first time this year in King County, generated $600,000 helping to fund 497 local public school classroom projects, 189 of which support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum and impacting 67,881 students. Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 10:50 am
Statewide survey: STEM education improves opportunities for students and the economy
Kirkland Reporter - Ninety-four percent of Washington voters believe every child should have access to a high quality science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the state's K-12 public schools, but just 45 percent believe schools are delivering, according to a new poll. Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 10:50 am
Beyond McCleary: Education opportunity -- equal but unequal?
Kirkland Reporter - Advocates for minority and low-income students are urging legislators to take a closer look at the state's McCleary obligation to ensure that all students are given equal and ample opportunity to achieve in school. Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 8:54 am
Neighbors witness man strangle girlfriend from balcony | Kirkland Police Blotter
Kirkland Reporter - The blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical round-up of all calls to the Kirkland Police Department that are dispatched to on-duty police officers. The Kirkland Reporter police blotter is not intended to be representative of all police calls originating in Kirkland, which average about 1,000 per week. Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 4:54 pm
Kirkland home sales rise nearly 31 percent in January
Kirkland Reporter - Home sales in Kirkland for January were up 30.6 percent but prices were down .8 percent compared to the same time in 2014, according to the Redfin Real-Time Home Price Tracker. Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 4:54 pm
Dembowski helps introduce legislation establishing paid parental leave for county employees
Kirkland Reporter - Metropolitan King County Councilmembers introduced legislation on Feb. 26 that would guarantee working moms and dads employed by King County up to 12 weeks in paid parental leave after a birth, adoption, or new placement of a foster child. The legislation was authored by Councilmember Rod Dembowski and is co-sponsored by Councilmembers Jane Hague and Larry Gossett. Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 11:01 am
Kirkland massage therapist charged with rape
Kirkland Reporter - A 31-year-old Kirkland massage therapist has been charged with second degree rape for allegedly sexually assaulting a 26-year-old woman late last year. Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 7:02 am
State Senate votes to develop new geologic hazards map
Kirkland Reporter - The state Senate voted unanimously Wednesday for a bill requested by Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark to use LiDAR technology to develop and catalog detailed maps of Washington's geologic hazards. Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 7:02 am
Kirkland's Heathman Hotel sells for more than $17.4 million
Kirkland Reporter - The Heathman Hotel in downtown Kirkland has gone through some changes during the past few years. The hotel had a major remodel and changed general managers in 2012. The award winning hotel is going through more changes. Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 3:04 pm
Park Board conflict reveals Park Department bias | Letter
Kirkland Reporter - Conflict emerged during the last monthly Kirkland Park Board meeting in February over the location of the new Aquatic and Recreation Center (ARC). At the meeting, Park Department Director Jennifer Schroeder reported on the on-line survey that is being conducted and passed out ARC brochures developed by the Parks Department, which has been sent to all residents of Kirkland. The on-line survey includes a visual tour. Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 3:04 pm
Do you think there is enough parking in Kirkland?
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 3:04 pm
Heated discussions dominate public hearing on 405 tolls at Kirkland City Hall
Kirkland Reporter - The proposal to toll Interstate 405 from Bellevue to Lynnwood received less than an enthused response at a public meeting held at Kirkland City Hall Feb. 19. Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 3:04 pm
Juanita junior takes second in state at Mat Classic wrestling tournament
Kirkland Reporter - Out of the hundreds of 170-pound wrestlers who competed this year at the 2A/3A high school level only 16 qualified for the Mat Classic state wrestling tournament in the Tacoma Dome last weekend. Juanita junior Mason McDaniel finished second in state on Saturday. Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 3:04 pm
Kirkland business community reacts to bag ban
Kirkland Reporter - The Kirkland City Council voted to approve a proposed ban on most plastic bags at city businesses, despite a 2013 survey of residents that showed overwhelming opposition. The ban prohibits single-use plastic bags while allowing exemptions for plastic bags such as those used for transporting bulk food, hardware items, frozen foods, meats and newspapers. It also requires retail stores to charge customers at least a five cent fee for recyclable paper bags. Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 4:55 pm
New research shows tolling does not reduce congestion | Cartoon
Kirkland Reporter - New research shows tolling does not reduce congestion | Cartoon for Feb. 24 Read more...

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