Shopping for a cause: ECA Thrift Shop gives back to local nonprofits

The shop gives a majority of its profits away in cash but also provides vouchers for those in need.

Kirkland’s Anderson to retire after 44 years with Northwest Kidney Centers

In her four-plus decades, she has seen a lot of changes in health care and furthered relationships with area nursing schools.

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Hundreds gather in Olympia for 40th annual March For Life

The march, which is timed to the anniversary of Roe v Wade, took place as legislators considered bills that would broaden access to abortion services.

UW Bothell projects will received funding along with many other local projects in Bothell and Kirkland now that the capital budget has passed.

1st District receives $57 million for infrastructure projects

The capital construction budget passed late on Jan. 18 by the state legislature.

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Photo by Nicole Jennings

State legislators combat federal ruling on net neutrality

One Senate bill would prohibit internet service providers from exercising “deceptive” tactics and impairing or blocking legal web content.

Kirkland ends use of rectangular rapid flashing beacons

Current beacons will stay; safe, effective alternatives will be implemented

  • 2 days ago

Social Media Advertising Opens the Doors to New Customers

Networks like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram have opened up new ways to communicate.

Woman cited for shoplifting after attempting to steal $422 worth of groceries from Safeway | Police blotter for Jan. 11-15

The blotter feature is a description of a small selection of police incidents and calls to the Kirkland Police Department Continue reading...

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LWSD holding open houses this week for ballot measures

The two meetings will be on Tuesday and Wednesday at Eastlake High School and Kamiakin Middle School, respectively.

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Wyman endorses passage of amended Washington Voting Rights Act

The act would provide Washington citizens with a means to legally contest elections that exhibit disparities between voters in protected classes and other voters.

  • 5 days ago

Can you commit to ‘The 5-Hour Rule’ to guide your lifelong learning?

Dedicating five hours a week to learning creates space for innovation


Step Into the Future With Game Design, Programming, and Animation This New Year

Start 2018 with new skills for a new career at Seattle’s Academy of Interactive Entertainment


Learning Experiences Are the Very Best Gifts – Gift Guide

Give the gift of learning with Connect2Classes Holiday Promo


Be The Holiday Hero With Exceptional Handmade Gifts

Local classes give you the skills to make a special something for your special someone


Relish the Holiday Season with Family and Friends Throughout December

Learn from our experts at Connect2Classes on how to get your holiday festivities started early.



Firewalls for small businesses

Kirkland Chamber of Commerce educates local entrepreneurs on cyber security


Claudia Smith owns and runs the Kirkland and Redmond franchise of Murphy Business and Financial Corporation. <em>Courtesy Photo</em>

Local small business helps sell other small businesses

Smith helps businesses get the most value when they sell.