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John Olson Confirmed as Presiding Judge of the Kirkland Municipal Court
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Kirkland Police Department gives back with first ever “Shop with a Cop”
Police News, All Kirkland News
The Kirkland Police Department’s inaugural Shop with Cop event took place Saturday, December 7, at the Kirkland Fred Meyer, located in Totem Lake.
Community Invited to Shoreline Master Program Public Meeting
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The community is invited to attend a meeting on Tuesday, December 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chamber to discuss proposed amendments to the Shoreline Master Program.
City Begins Series of Major Investments in Totem Lake
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Contractors will begin relocating an 8” sewer pipe the week of December 16, as part of a series of City investments in Totem Lake including the Totem Lake Connector Bridge, Totem Lake Park and the Village at Totem Lake.
Construction on Juanita Beach Bathhouse to Begin in January 2020
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The Council will be asked to approve the awarding of a contract for the Juanita Beach Bathhouse project at their meeting on Tuesday, December 10.
Kirkland Receives $3 million Grant for 100th Ave NE Corridor Project
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The City of Kirkland has been awarded a $3 million grant from the State Transportation Improvement Board for the 100th Avenue NE Corridor Project.
City bolsters commitment of building safer routes to schools with two walkway projects
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The City of Kirkland is making good on its commitment to create safer routes to schools with the ongoing and upcoming construction of two walkways, one in the Finn Hill area and another in the Highlands.
Kirkland Fire Department Rescues Crane Operator
Police News, All Kirkland News
The Kirkland Fire Department extracted the operator from a tipped mobile crane this morning at the Sierra Construction site at 5501 Lakeview Drive.
Community Van Program Now Available to All Kirkland Residents
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Looking for an affordable way to take family and friends on a winter adventure? Community Van might be a perfect option to make your holiday season a little merrier.
Washington State Awards City $150,000 Grant to Complete Station Area Plan Around I-405/NE 85th Street Bus Rapid Transit Station
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The Washington State Department of Commerce has awarded the City $150,000 in grant funding to help meet long range goals to increase the housing supply, bolster walkability and improve access to transit around Sound Transit’s Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) station at NE 85th Street and I-405, which is scheduled to open in 2024.
Joint Statement from Police Chief Cherie Harris and City Manager Kurt Triplett
Police News, All Kirkland News
This statement is in response to concerns that have been expressed by the YMCA related to the arrest of a young suspect by the Kirkland Police Department at the Kirkland Teen Union Building (KTUB) in Kirkland on September 5, 2019.
City Honors Former Kirkland Mayor and Councilmember Robert (Bob) Neir
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Sixth Street Corridor Improvement Project Celebrates Completion
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The City of Kirkland celebrated the completion of the Sixth Street Corridor Improvement Project with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, October 23.
Mental Health Field Response Grant Awarded to North Sound Radar Navigator Program
Police News, All Kirkland News
The partners that make up the North Sound RADAR Navigator program including Kirkland, Shoreline, Kenmore, Lake Forest Park, and Bothell Police Departments, were awarded funding for the expansion of the Mental Health Professional (MHP) services currently provided and in development by the RADAR police agencies.
City Council Approves 132nd Square Park Master Plan
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The City Council approved the proposed Master Plan for 132nd Square Park during their meeting on Tuesday, October 15.
Yellow Flags Draw Attention to Poop Problem in Parks
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Hundreds of brightly colored flags popped up at two Kirkland parks last week as part of a City campaign to encourage dog owners to scoop and throw away dog waste.
School Safety Camera Ticketing Starts October 14
Police News, All Kirkland News
The school safety cameras pilot at John Muir/Kamiakin and Rose Hill elementary will start issuing tickets on Monday, October 14.
Kick off the planting season with City Council on Green Kirkland Day
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On Saturday, October 19, you’re invited to join the Kirkland City Council and the Green Kirkland Partnership in celebrating the thousands of native trees, shrubs, and groundcovers that volunteers plant across the more than 500 acres of natural areas in Kirkland every year.
“Spooktacular” Pee Wee Monster Bash Promises Tons of Kooky Fun!
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Gather up your ghastly ghouls, miniature monsters and caped crusaders for the Kirkland Parks and Community Services Department’s annual costumed Pee Wee Monster Bash!
One Day, Three Incredible Events
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This year’s City Hall for All takes place on Saturday, October 12 at City Hall and includes three incredible events: Truck-a-palooza, the Sustainability Fair, and the Sustainability Summit.
Bridle Trails Bank Robbery
Police News, All Kirkland News
A little before 11:30 a.m. this morning, Kirkland Police responded to the Bridle Trails Wells Fargo in the 6600 block of 132nd Ave NE., for reports of a robbery at the bank.
City Seeks Volunteers to Serve on Community Safety Advisory Group
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The City is seeking applicants to volunteer to serve on a Community Safety Advisory Group (CSAG) to advise the City Council on a potential November 2020 ballot measure for Fire and Emergency Medical Services.
Public Food Composting Available in Downtown through Pilot Program
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Visitors to downtown Kirkland can now compost food scraps using a compost cart on Park Lane, thanks to a pilot program managed by the City of Kirkland and local students.
Kirkland Police Department Celebrates Promotions, Service and New Officers
Police News, All Kirkland News
The Kirkland Police Department celebrated promotions, newly sworn-in officers and staff with milestone years of service on Thursday, September 19, at the Kirkland Justice Center. Congratulations to all those recognized and honored!
Email Phishing Scam Alert
Police News, All Kirkland News
There is currently an email phishing scam where scammers are posing as the Kirkland Police Department and asking for payment for fines incurred by "speed cameras". This is a scam.
School Safety Camera Warning Period Extended to October 14
Police News, All Kirkland News
The City of Kirkland will be extending the warning period for the school safety cameras pilot until Monday, October 14.
Kirkland joins with other Eastside cities to celebrate Welcoming Week
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Mayor Penny Sweet, along with the mayors of Bellevue, Redmond, Issaquah and Sammamish issued a joint proclamation Tuesday supporting Welcoming Week across the Eastside from September 13 through 22, 2019.
Telephone Scammers Reported by Kirkland Residents
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Telephone scammers have been calling Kirkland residents claiming to be Kirkland Police Officers.
City Council Adopts the 2019 King County Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan
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The City Council recently adopted the 2019 King County Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan.
Kirkland Parks and Community Services rolls out new Pickleball Program
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Pickleball is a fun and fast-paced sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong, and in Kirkland, the courts are packed!
132nd Square Park Master Plan Public Hearing
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The Park Board will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, September 11 at 7 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chamber to receive public comment on a final draft master plan for 132nd Square Park.
School Zone Safety Camera Pilot Starts September 3
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As part of Kirkland’s ongoing efforts to improve walking and bicycling safety for children, a school zone safety camera pilot at Rose Hill Elementary School and Kamiakin Middle School/John Muir Elementary School will start the first day of school, Tuesday, September 3.
City to perform street maintenance in Kingsgate and Rose Hill Neighborhoods
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A City of Kirkland contractor will begin street maintenance August 27 on more than 40 sections of neighborhood roads and cul de sacs in the Kingsgate and Rose Hill neighborhoods.
City improves pedestrian safety with over 3,000 feet of new sidewalks
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The City is underway on three neighborhood sidewalk construction projects meant to enhance safety for residents by providing safer walking and bicycling routes to our schools.
Kirkland City Council Meeting on August 20 is Cancelled
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The Kirkland City Council meeting for Tuesday, August 20 is cancelled. The next regular business meeting of the City Council takes place 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 3. Kirkland City Council meetings take place in Council Chambers at Kirkland City Hall, located at 123 5th Avenue in Kirkland.
New Commercial Recycling Ordinance Requires Equal Recycling Capacity
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The City Council recently passed Ordinance O-4695 requiring commercial customers to have recycling collection service with as much capacity for recycling as for trash.
Houghton Beach is Now Open
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Houghton Beach is now open.
Registration for Fall 2019/Winter 2020 Parks Programs Delayed until Friday, August 9
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Registration for Kirkland Parks programming has been delayed to Friday, August 9, at 6 a.m
City Council Honors Legacy of Former Councilmembers Doreen Marchione and Jessica Greenway
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City Council Honors Legacy of Former Councilmembers Doreen Marchione and Jessica Greenway
Kirkland Parks Department Expands Recreation Scholarship Program
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The Kirkland Parks and Community Services Department’s scholarship program now includes more opportunities for Kirkland residents to receive income-based scholarships to access all programs.
Kirkland Botox Suspect Arrested
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Kirkland Police Detectives arrested Lauren L. Klavano this afternoon on warrants related to the recent thefts involving Botox services.
Suspect in Kirkland Botox Case Identified
Police News, All Kirkland News
The female suspect who received Botox treatments from DermaVita Skin Care Clinic in Kirkland, and fled without paying, has been identified.
Goat Hill storm project ramps up Monday July 22
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A City of Kirkland contractor begins installing a new stormwater system on Monday along Juanita Drive and Northeast 116th Place, near Juanita Beach Park.
Juanita Beach is open for swimming as of Friday July 19
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After multiple days of collecting samples with low bacteria concentrations, the King County Swim Beach Monitoring Program has recommended that the Juanita Beach closure be lifted.
Kirkland Police Department accepting applications for 2019 Community Police Academy
Police News, All Kirkland News
The Kirkland Police Department is excited to accept applications for the 2019 Community Police Academy, a dynamic, eight-week series meant to give Kirkland residents a firsthand look at the inner-workings of the Kirkland Police Department.
Community invited to National Night Out 2019 neighborhood block party
Police News, All Kirkland News
The City of Kirkland invites residents and guests to attend the National Night Out Against Crime 2019 neighborhood block party, a fun and memorable community-building event meant to promote police-community partnerships and bolster neighborhood camaraderie!
Male Threatens to Harm Eighteen-Month Old Child
Police News, All Kirkland News
Just before 6:30 this morning, Kirkland Police were called to a disturbance near the Dania Furniture Store in the 12200blk of Ne 116th St. Officers were informed that a male subject was holding an eighteen-month old boy and threatening to harm or kill the child.
Juanita Beach closed due to elevated bacteria levels
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Juanita Beach will be closed starting this afternoon, July 12, and through the weekend due to high bacteria concentrations in Lake Washington.
Share your input on community policing
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Community members are invited to share their expectations for community policing in Kirkland.
80th Street pedestrian bridge to close July 15 to July 17
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The pedestrian bridge that spans Interstate 405 to connect South Rose Hill’s 116th Avenue Northeast to Everest’s Kirkland Avenue will be closed from 7 a.m. July 15 to 5 p.m. July 17.
Corporate volunteerism builds culture of giving back
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Whether the emphasis is on team-building, a reprieve from the office or just plain giving back to the community, corporate volunteerism is a win for participants, a win for the environment and a massive win for Kirkland parks and public spaces.
Kirkland Fire Department Celebrates Awards and Promotions
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The Kirkland Fire Department celebrated promotions and awards on Thursday, June 27, honoring recent advancements to Battalion Chief, Lieutenant and Captain, while recognizing Firefighter of the Year, Officer of the Year, and two Medal of Valor award recipients.
Kirkland Fire Fighters Respond to Single-Family House Fire in Totem Lake
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The Kirkland Fire Department is currently responding to a single-family house fire at the 133rd block of 117th Ave NE in the Totem Lake neighborhood.
City to upgrade Juanita Creek culvert
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Early in July, contractors will replace a culvert that carries Juanita Creek under 111th Ave NE to reduce erosion along the creek’s bank and allow for fish migration.
Apply for 2020 Kirkland Tourism Funding by August 9
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The Kirkland Tourism Program is pleased to announce the Tourism Development Committee (aka Lodging Tax Advisory Committee) Tourism Funding Application is available for 2020.
Juanita Beach is now open
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Juanita Beach is open.
Network Issues Resolved
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All services have been restored.
132nd Square Park Master Plan Update Open House
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The community is invited to an Open House for the 132nd Square Master Plan on Thursday, June 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 13220 NE 132nd Street.
Community invited to Transportation Connections Workshop
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The community is invited to a Transportation Connections Workshop on Saturday, June 15 from 9 to 11 a.m. to help guide the City's vision for a resilient, connected transportation network.
Kirkland Police Investigate Robbery at Totem Lake Key Bank
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Kirkland Police have taken person of interest in homicide investigation in custody
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Juanita Friday Market – Opening Day June 7
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The City invites the community to attend the grand opening of the Juanita Friday Market, which takes place 3 to 7 p.m., Friday, June 7 at Juanita Beach Park.
Kirkland Introduces Summer Sundays on Park Lane
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All are invited to shop, stroll and dine on Park Lane in a car-free environment every Sunday from June 2 to September 22.
Police Respond to Reports of Shots Fired in Kirkland
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On Thursday May 23rd at 8:50 in the evening, Kirkland Police Officers were dispatched to the 8700 block of NE 137th ST in the Finn Hill neighborhood of Kirkland for reports of a Shots Fired call.
Kirkland community members invited to the Mayor’s “State of the City” address
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The City of Kirkland and the Kirkland Alliance of Neighborhoods (KAN) is pleased to invite you to “The State of the City” address with Mayor Penny Sweet and City Manager Kurt Triplett on June 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Peter Kirk Room at Kirkland City Hall.
The City Presents Proposed Amendments to the Shoreline Master Program (SMP) and Invites Public Comment to Inform Update Process
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The City of Kirkland invites community members to attend a public meeting to learn more about the proposed amendments to the Kirkland Shoreline Master Program (SMP), a set of land-use policies and regulations that guide how shoreline properties are used and developed.
Community invited to “Groundbreaking” for new Parks Maintenance Center
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Community members are invited to attend a “groundbreaking” ceremony on Wednesday, May 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the new City of Kirkland Parks Maintenance Facility located at 12006 120th Pl NE.
Kirkland Police Searching For Missing Endangered Adult Male
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Qualifying organizations can receive a free lifesaving AED from the Kirkland Fire Department
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The Kirkland Fire Department has launched a pilot program to provide free lifesaving Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) to qualified organizations in Kirkland.
149 volunteers participate in Edith Moulton Park Earth Day Celebration
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Hosted by the City of Kirkland’s Green Kirkland Partnership and Seattle-based nonprofit EarthCorps, the City’s Earth Day celebration at Edith Moulton Park was an inspirational showcase of environmental care, as volunteers from all over the eastside dedicated themselves to a day of forest restoration.
Kirkland Police and Fire Department Respond to Child Struck by Vehicle in Parking Lot
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Kirkland Police and Fire Department respond to child hit by a vehicle in the Safeway Parking lot located at 13636 100th Ave NE.
Bicycle, pedestrian and stormwater improvements on Market Street begin April 29
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On Monday, April 29, the City begins two Capital Improvement Projects along Market Street meant to cost-effectively renovate over 3,000 linear feet of City stormwater infrastructure, enhance safety for bicyclists and streamline transit access by providing a priority southbound bus lane.
City Council Approves Purchase and Sales Agreement for Future Fire Station 27
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The City Council has authorized the City Manager to execute a Purchase and Sale Agreement for the acquisition of property located at 13118 121st Way NE., Kirkland, WA for future relocation of Fire Station 27.
Kirkland City Council to Discuss Ordinance Restricting Discharge of Firearms in Kirkland
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The Kirkland City Council will be discussing an ordinance restricting the discharge of firearms within the Kirkland city limits during its City Council meeting on Tuesday, May 7.
Female Assaulted by Male Posing as Ride Share Driver
Police News, All Kirkland News
Just after 11:30 pm on March 16th, Kirkland Police Officers responded on a report of a female who had been assaulted. The victim advised she had been in downtown Kirkland when she requested an Uber car to pick her up.
The City welcomes public comment on the Shoreline Master Program update
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The City of Kirkland invites public comment on the proposed amendments to the Kirkland Shoreline Master Program (SMP), a set of land-use policies and regulations that guide how shoreline properties are used and developed.
Suspicious Person Contacted Near Rosehill Elementary School
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Just after 3:30 this afternoon, Kirkland Police responded on a report of a suspicious adult male just south of Rosehill Elementary School.
City of Kirkland Launches New Yard Smart Rain Rewards Program
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The City of Kirkland has launched an exciting new program called Yard Smart Rain Rewards to provide free technical and financial assistance to qualified Kirkland property owners who install simple and beautiful landscaping projects to manage rainwater on their property.
Celebrate Earth Month with the City of Kirkland
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The City of Kirkland invites community members to celebrate Earth Month, an annual event meant to inspire environmental awareness, education and activism within communities across the nation.
Suspect Apprehended in Kirkland Home Invasion
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On March 18th a suspect was identified and subsequently arrested by Kirkland Detectives later in the day.
Ryug Frostinson’s home for fairies, elves and gnomes open for business
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Gnomes, fairies, elves and hobbits have new lodging available in Juanita Beach Park, thanks to an aging cottonwood tree and creative Kirkland Parks staff.
City Councilmember Tom Neir will not seek re-election in 2019
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City Councilmember Tom Neir will not seek re-election in 2019
Report potholes, street lights, and more on the Our Kirkland app
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On March 11 the City launched Our Kirkland, a new app and online service that allows community members to report issues and track their resolution on their smartphone, tablet, or home computer.
City of Kirkland and King County Metro Launch New Rideshare Program
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In February, the City of Kirkland and King County Metro launched the North Kirkland Community Van rideshare program, a 2-year pilot program meant to enhance public transportation opportunities for residents in the north Kirkland neighborhoods of Finn Hill, Juanita and beyond.
New Design for Juanita Beach Park to Create Accessible Playground
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Visitors to Juanita Beach Park will have a new bathhouse, two new picnic pavilions from which to choose and new playground equipment – inclusive of abilities – by spring 2020, thanks to a construction project that begins fall 2019.
City Reaches out to Evergreen Hill Neighborhood to Discuss Major Infrastructure Investments at 132nd Square Park
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City staff will be discussing major investments to 132nd Square Park during the monthly Evergreen Hill Neighborhood meeting on Wednesday, March 20.
City Council Authorizes School Zone Safety Camera Pilot
Police News, All Kirkland News
The City Council took action during their meeting on Tuesday, March 5, to authorize a school zone safety camera pilot at Rose Hill Elementary School and Kamiakin Middle School/John Muir Elementary School.
Community invited to comment on Kirkland’s Stormwater Management Program Plan
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Kirkland residents and businesses are encouraged to review the draft 2019 Stormwater Management Program Plan and submit comments or suggestions by March 18, 2019.
Apply to serve on the Houghton Community Council
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Houghton residents interested in serving on the Houghton Community Council have until 4 p.m., Thursday, March 14, 2019 to apply to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of (now) City Councilmember Kelli Curtis.
City Council Selects Kelli Curtis to fill Council Vacancy
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The Kirkland City Council has selected Kelli Curtis to fill the City Council vacancy created by the retirement of former Mayor Amy Walen.
Kirkland Police Investigate Robbery on Rose Hill
City News, Kirkland News, Police News
On February 18, 2019, around 8:00 p.m. Kirkland Police Officers responded to reports of gunshots in the parking lot of the Rose Hill Safeway, located in the 12500 BLK of NE 85th ST.
Open House for 124th Ave NE Project Rescheduled for March 12
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An open house on Tuesday, March 12, will offer the public an early look at how a five-lane 124th Avenue Northeast, between Northeast 116th and 124th streets, will better accommodate driving, walking and bicycling.
Snow Storm 2019 Road Closures and Important Updates - February 19
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Extended deadline: Kirkland Residents Invited to Apply to City Advisory Boards by February 21, 2019
Police News, All Kirkland News
Kirkland residents are encouraged to apply to serve their community on a variety of boards and commissions that advise the City Council.
Updates from Waste Management - February 15
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The regular weekly residential garbage and recycling collection service schedule will resume starting on Monday, February 18. Customers may place out double or triple loads of garbage and recycling, collected at no additional charge.
Mayor Penny Sweet Delivers 2019 State-of-the-City Address
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Mayor Penny Sweet set an optimistic vision of the future during her State-of-the-City address, giving an inspirational overview of the City’s recent accomplishments, ongoing projects and future goals, while proclaiming the state of the City as “booming!”
Updates from Waste Management- February 13
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Updates from Waste Management - February 12
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City of Kirkland and Waste Management have a Plan for Easing Storm Delays
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Weather and safety issues have recently interrupted garbage, recycling and yard waste services for some Kirkland residents. The City of Kirkland and Waste Management are closely monitoring conditions and have contingency plans in place.
Community Invited to Participate in Shoreline Master Program 2019 Update
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Kirkland community members are invited to attend two upcoming meetings regarding the update of the Shoreline Master Program (SMP), a set of land-use policies and regulations that guide how shoreline properties are used and developed.
City facilities to be closed Tuesday, February 12. Snow Response will continue.
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City Hall, the Kirkland Justice Center, Municipal Court and the Community Centers will be closed to the public on Tuesday, February 12.
City facilities to be closed Monday, Feb. 11. Snow Response will continue.
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City Council to Interview Five Candidates to Fill Vacancy
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Event Canceled: Kirkland Residents Invited to Open House for 124th Ave NE Project
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Event canceled: A notification will be sent out when a new date is chosen. A February 12 open house will offer the public an early look at how a five-lane 124th Avenue Northeast, between Northeast 116th and 124th streets, will better accommodate driving, walking and bicycling.
Kirkland Police Apprehend Suspects Wanted in Overnight Shooting
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The suspects will be booked on multiple felony charges based on their individual participation in the crimes.
Kirkland Residents invited to apply to City Advisory Boards by Feb. 14
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Kirkland residents are encouraged to apply to serve their community on a variety of boards and commissions that advise the City Council.
“PopUp StoryWalk” Combines the Joy of Reading with the Beauty of the Great Outdoors
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The City of Kirkland invites families to visit North Rose Hill Woodlands Park to enjoy the recently-installed “PopUp StoryWalk,” a local literacy effort aimed at getting kids excited to spend time outdoors.
Kirkland Police Department Invites Community to Enjoy Coffee with a Cop
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The City of Kirkland invites the community to attend Coffee with a Cop, an informal gathering that encourages communication between law enforcement professionals and community members.
Kirkland Police Apprehend Four Suspects Wanted in Shooting
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City of Kirkland Seeks Applicants to Fill Council Vacancy
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City of Kirkland Issues 2018 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Report
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The City of Kirkland has issued its 2018 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Report, which includes an inventory of 2017 GHG emissions for the entire Kirkland community and for City government operations.
Menchie’s Incident Investigation Leads to New Protocol for Kirkland Police Department
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Kirkland Police Chief Cherie Harris has issued a final incident report for the Totem Lake Menchie’s incident that occurred on November 7.
Kirkland Police Investigate Shooting in Downtown Apartment Complex
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At 9:00am this morning, Kirkland Police Officers responded to the Arete Apartments located at 450 Central Way on a report of possible gunshots heard.
City Council Selects Councilmember Penny Sweet to Serve as Mayor of Kirkland
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During their meeting on Wednesday, January 2, the Kirkland City Council selected Councilmember Penny Sweet to serve as mayor for the remainder of 2019.
The City of Kirkland hosts MLK Jr. Day of Service events on Friday, January 18 and Monday, January 21, 2019
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The City of Kirkland’s Green Kirkland Partnership invites the community to participate in one of four volunteer park restoration events held in observance of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.
CenturyLink issues cause 911 disruption- Outage Over
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If you are unable to get through to 911, and you are currently located in Kirkland, you should call 425-577-5656.
Kirkland City Council Adopts 2019-20 Budget that keeps Kirkland Safe, Sustainable, and Connected
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During their meeting on Tuesday, December 11, the City Council adopted the $798 million 2019-20 budget for the City of Kirkland.
Statement from City Manager Kurt Triplett and Chief Cherie Harris
Police News, All Kirkland News
This has been a challenging week for Kirkland. From a Seattle Times column posted on Friday evening, November 16, our community learned that Kirkland Police were dispatched by NORCOM 911 at the request of the owner of Menchie’s in Totem Lake, to ask Mr. Byron Ragland to leave the shop. Mr. Ragland left Menchie’s feeling that he was unwelcome in Kirkland based on his race. We want to reiterate our sincere apology to Mr. Ragland and all parties for the result of this encounter. On November 17, we initiated an investigation of the incident. In reviewing preliminary findings, we have determined that the arriving officers missed the opportunity to mediate between Mr. Ragland and the shop owner to a better outcome.
Statement from Chief Cherie Harris and City Manager Kurt Triplett
Police News, All Kirkland News
The City of Kirkland and the Kirkland Police Department would like to extend our sincerest apologies to Mr. Byron Ragland and the residents and businesses of Kirkland for the events at Menchie’s Yogurt in Totem Lake on November 7.
Kirkland Police Investigating Officer Response to 911 Call from Local Yogurt Shop
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Kirkland Police Chief Cherie Harris announced this morning that the department has initiated a formal investigation to determine whether officers that responded to a call for suspicious activity at a Menchie’s frozen yogurt franchise in Kirkland acted in accordance with department protocol.
Kirkland Shelter for Families and Women One-Step Closer to Becoming a Reality
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Earlier this month, the King County Department of Community and Human Services, Housing and Community Development announced approval of capital funding in the form of a loan of up to $2,000,000 to construct the shelter located in Kirkland for women and families with children experiencing homelessness.
Construction of Kirkland Urban starting March 21
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Temporary road and future improvements coming to Peter Kirk Park.
Park Board to Review Three Concepts for 132nd Square Park
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On July 10, the Park Board will review three concepts for City investments at 132nd Square Park.