November 2017

Downtown Kenmore Will Shine Brightly To Ring in the Start of the Holiday Season

Downtown Kenmore will shine brightly to ring in the start of the holiday season as we celebrate the City of Kenmore’s Tree Lighting Festival and Holiday Market on Saturday, December 2, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

This event is one of the longest-running Kenmore traditions, bringing together multiple generations of Kenmore friends and families. Every year, this free family-friendly event invites the community to gather around the large tree outside of City Hall, which is decorated with colorful strings of lights. 

Last updated: Wed, 03/21/2018 - 10:18am

Service Line Warranties of America (SLWA) FAQ Now Available

In late September, the City of Kenmore announced a partnership with Service Line Warranties of America (SLWA) to offer the National League of Cities (NLC) Service Line Warranty Program to homeowners. The NLC Service Line Warranty Program offers voluntary warranty protection at an affordable price for sewer lines in the event of a failure. Technical difficulties in early November delayed the release of this program that is now available online at

Last updated: Fri, 12/01/2017 - 12:09pm

Improving the Health of the Sammamish River, One Derelict Boat at a Time


City Takes the Lead with Other Agencies to Remove Derelict Boat

Last week, in cooperation with the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the City worked with global environmental services company National Resource Corporation (NRC) to remove a derelict boat from the Sammamish River. The tedious task involved removing a partially sunken 50-foot Bullnose Chris-Craft that had been stuck in the sediment south of the Squire's Landing Park for over 20 years.

Last updated: Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:17pm

"Youth Art," significant Eastside competition, opens November 17 at Kenmore Gallery

Eastside Art Competition to Feature 31 Artists Ages 5 – 18

The fifth annual Youth Art Exhibit, a juried exhibit featuring 34 works by 31 Pacific Northwest artists ages 5 to 18, will open tomorrow, Friday, November 17 at the Arts of Kenmore Gallery in Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Avenue NE.

The public is invited to an opening reception on November 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a presentation at 7:00 p.m.  All artists will be recognized, and an awards presentation will honor winners in each age group – 5-8 years old, 9-12, 13-15, and 16-18. 

Last updated: Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:13pm

Water Service and Sewer/Septic Line Protection Plans Now Available Online

In late September, the City announced a sewer line protection program that was going to be available to the Kenmore community. There were technical difficulties that delayed the release date of this program. We apologize if this caused any inconveniences. We are now glad to announce the website is running for Kenmore, with water service line and sewer/septic line coverage plans now available for purchase online. Informational letters will arrive in residents' mailboxes within a week.

Last updated: Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:49am
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