Aaron Kunkler

Narcan, the Eastside and how to curb the overdose epidemic

Emergency medical technicians in Redmond have been carrying the opioid overdose-reversing drug Naloxone since the spring of 2016, and last year alone first responders used… Continue reading

‘Even when things are tough, we are tougher’: Jill Biden speaks at Hopelink luncheon

Dr. Jill Biden spoke at the annual Hopelink luncheon on Oct. 16, which saw the organization raise some $1.17 million toward its fundraising campaign. Biden… Continue reading

Measure to ban county funds for injection sites will appear on February ballot

An initiative known as I-27, which would ban King County resources from funding drug consumption sites in the county, will not appear on the November… Continue reading

County council discussing changes to Metro rates

An ordinance that would simplify Metro bus fares in the county was referred to committee at a King County Council meeting Aug. 27. The fares… Continue reading

Will Washingtonians be able to grow their own weed?

When Initiative 502, which legalized a recreational market for marijuana, was approved by voters in 2012, it did not include allowances for non-medical patients to… Continue reading

Heavy smoke returns to Puget Sound due to west coast wildfires

Heavy smoke and falling ash returned to the Puget Sound this week as several large wildfires burn across the west coast and into Montana. As… Continue reading

‘The status quo is highly problematic:’ Debate over drug consumption sites continues at local forum

Representatives on both sides of the safe consumption site debate took questions at a recent forum.

Hot, dry streak could break 1951 record

Hot and dry conditions continued in western Washington — including the Northshore area — and across the state this week as higher temperatures prompted the… Continue reading

Executive Care in Bothell to offer quality care for seniors and others

Eastsiders looking for home care services have one more option after Executive Care opened in Bothell last month. Kirkland resident Aarti Bindlish is the owner… Continue reading

Quick action by one man saves another from cardiac arrest at Bothell gym

Dough Rough had pushed himself further before, so what was another flights of stairs? The 60-year-old Kirkland resident and his wife, Lorraine, were exercising at… Continue reading

Brewers Festival brings families out for brews, music and eats

Thousands of beer enthusiasts and families descended on Marymoor Park last weekend for the annual Washington Brewers Festival, which brought in 130 breweries from across… Continue reading

Group launches campaign to bar government-funded drug injection sites in King County

Advocates say safe injection sites would allow users to consume the drugs in a safe environment with clean needles, which reduces the risk of contracting diseases like HIV, as well as letting staff respond to medical emergencies.

Bothell deputy city manager accepts position in Oregon

The City of Bothell will be saying goodbye to a deputy city manager on May 12 as Peter Troedsson departs for a job as city… Continue reading

Downtown Bothell begins to rebuild after devastating fire

Three days after a four-alarm fire tore through two large buildings in downtown Bothell, residents and business owners are trying to press forward.

Preliminary election numbers: Wirth, Langston, Stanford way ahead

Preliminary results from today's state-wide primary election have been posted by King and Snohomish Counties. Contests include 1st District House and Senate Legislative seats and Proposition No. 1 which, if passed, would increase the number of board members in the Public Hospital District No. 2 from five to seven.

Kenmore Shooting Range honors more than 100 veterans during annual event

More than 100 veterans and their families and friends gathered for a trap shoot at the Kenmore Shooting Range on Aug. 20 as the club continued a tradition designed to honor them.

Grocery Outlet partners with local food bank for summer drive

The Kenmore Grocery Outlet will be running a food donation drive through the end of July, a tradition they have been continuing for seven years.

Art awakens Bothell woman

Washington State is home to a wide array of biodiversity and landscapes ranging from the sprawling hills of the Palouse to the rain forest on the Olympic Peninsula.

Nine candidates vie for two positions in 1st District

Nine candidates are running for one of two 1st Legislative District House of Representative seats. The Reporter has compiled their platforms from campaign websites and articles from the Everett Daily Herald and Reporter files.

PSE, Kenmore working on reducing power outages, negotiating new franchise agreement

Relief may be on the way for Kenmore residents who have dealt with frequent power outages.