Eastside Homes for Sale - Charlene Hanson

Local Resources

  School Digger -
  State Dept. of Education - School reports, statistics, and demographics from the state's Dept. of Education
  Lake Washington School District - Official district website. This district serves Juanita, Kirkland, Redmond, and Sammamish communities.
  Bellevue School District - Official district website. This district serves the Bellevue area.
  Northshore School District - Official district site. Northshore serves the areas of Bothell, Woodinville, Kenmore,
  Issaquah School District - This district serves the greater Issaquah area.
  Renton School District - Official district website; this district covers the greater Renton area.
  School Closures - A great link for emergency school closures. You can even sign up for email or pager alerts.
City & County Links
  Kirkland -
  Bothell -
  Bellevue -
  Redmond -
  Issaquah -
  Kenmore -
  Renton -
  Medina -
  Sammamish -
  Clyde Hill -
  Seattle -
  King County -
  Snohomish County -
Community Information
  Washington State Sex Offender Information - The information presented on this web site should not be used in any manner to injure, harass, or commit a criminal act against any individual named in the registry, or residing at the reported address.
  Kirkland Chamber of Commerce - Research local area information, stats, and events
  Kirkland Tourism -
  Bellevue Chamber of Commerce -
  Bellevue Tourism -
  Redmond Chamber of Commerce -
  Redmond Tourism -
  Issaquah Chamber of Commerce -
  Issaquah Tourism -
  Renton Chamber of Commerce -
  Sammamish Chamber of Commerce -
  Washington State Tourism -
Local News & Weather
  KING 5 News - Local Channel 5
  KIRO News - Local Channel 7
  KOMO News - Local Channel 4
  Local Weather - Weather forecasts, weather patterns and radars
  Seattle PI newspaper -
  Seattle Times Newspaper -
  Puget Sound Business Journal -
  Daily Journal of Commerce -
  Kirkland Reporter -
  PNW Local News - links to multiple community newspapers throughout the Puget Sound
  Google Maps -
  Mapquest - Maps, driving directions, road trip planner....
  Yahoo Maps - Maps, also offers a satellite view
First Time Homeowners
  Washington Homeownership Center -
Home Improvement
  McLendons - Complete hardware store (Eastside location in Woodinville)
  Lowe's - Home improvement store
  Home Time - From the TV show, do-it-yourself project information
  DIY Home Improvement - How-to information for the do-it-yourself home improvement projects.
  Home Depot - Home improvement store
Foreclosure Help
  HUD - tips for avoiding foreclosure
  Washington Homeownership Center -
  Freeways & Highways - Washington State Dept. of Transportation traffic flow map and cameras
  Bellevue - City of Bellevue Traffic Cameras
  Seattle Streets - City of Seattle traffic cameras
  Greater King County - King County Traffic Cameras
  Mountain Pass Conditions - from WSDOT
  Tacoma highways - WSDOT Tacoma traffic cameras
  Washington Ferries - Ferry schedules, current cameras, and fees
Tax Information
  First-time homeowners -
  How to report moving expenses -
Relocation Links
  USPS' Movers Guide - Help for planning and executing your move
  Moving Link - Moving consultation & solution -- compliments of Windermere.
  Evergreen Hospital - Kirkland Hospital -- Info., find a doctor, health related classes, etc.
  Overlake Hospital - Bellevue Hospital - lots of hospital, doctor, and health related information
Senior Centers
  Northshore Senior Center - Located in Bothell,the senior center offers senior lunches, activities and computer center for nominal fees.
  Bellevue Senior Center - City of Bellevue's North Bellevue Community & Senior Center located on 148th
Youth Centers
  Kirkland TUB - Kirkland Teen Union Building
  Issaquah Youth Center -
Sports Teams
  Seattle Mariners - Baseball, played in beautiful Safeco Field. My favorite player will always be the legendary Edgar Martinez.
  Seattle Seahawks - Football
  Seattle Thunderbirds - Hockey team
  Huskies - University of Washington sports
  Storm - Women's basketball
  Alderwood Mall - in Lynnwood
  Bellevue Square -
  Crossroads Bellevue -
  Issaquah's Gilman Village -
  Kirkland Parkplace -
  Lincoln Square -
  Northgate Mall - in North Seattle
  Redmond Town Center -
Favorite Restaurants
  Seattle Restaurant Reservations - Make online reservations to many of the areas better restaurants.
  Crab Cracker - Located downtown Kirkland, great seafood
  Hector's - Best breakfasts!
  Hoffman's Bakery - The best bakery ever!
  The Purple Cafe & Wine Bar - Great food, located in Kirkland Parkplace, with another one in Woodinville
Just For Fun
  Comedy Show - Laughs Comedy Spot in Totem Lake neighborhood of Kirkland. Top headlining comedians. We love this place!
  Kirkland Performance Center - Located in downtown Kirkland, this performing arts theater provides a variety of entertainment from Shakespeare, comedy competitions, ballet, musical performances and on.
  Northshore Performing Arts Center - A state-of-the-art 600 seat theatre on the campus of Bothell High School, providing a variety of performing arts.
  Argosy Cruises - Great Lake Washington tours leave from the Kirkland dock & also in Seattle.
  King County Library System - With branches throughout the Eastside.
  Ste Michelle Winery -
  Recipes - Literally thousands of recipes of all kinds.
  Budget Calculators - Maybe not 'fun', but many calculators for budgeting, loans, retirement planning, etc.
Favorite Plant Nurseries
  Molbak's - Located in the heart of downtown Woodinville, Molbaks has been in business here since 1956. This 15-acre nursery includes not only high quality plants, but garden and gift shop, espresso stand, and offers some great educational programs.
  Specialty Nurseries - links and information to many specialty nurseries throughout Western Washington
  Wells Medina - Located in Medina, this nursery has been family-run since 1971. High-quality plants and service.
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