Aaron Kunkler

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

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

Moving on to Lewis County | Reporter notes

What a crazy year for Bothell and Kenmore, right?

Developer may alter proposal for Saint Edward seminary building in response to changes by state legislature

Kevin Daniels, a Seattle-based real estate developer who has been working with the state in an attempt to transform the crumbling Saint Edward Seminary into a lodge, said decisions by the legislature this year may alter his proposal plans.

Bothell Fire Fund passes $65,000 raised

The Bothell Fire Fund has raise more than $65,000 in relief money for some 20 businesses which were damaged by the July 22 fire which destroyed two historic buildings in downtown Bothell.

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.

Man spits at Metro bus driver after argument

Some bad behavior was reported Aug. 19 on a King County Metro bus in Kenmore where an unknown suspect spat at a bus driver.

Inslee endorses Bothell’s bid for state grant

In the wake of a late-July fire in Bothell which destroyed a dozen businesses and damaged many more, Gov. Jay Inslee has endorsed the city's bid for a Transportation Improvement Board (TIB) grant to continue downtown development.

Gov. Inslee meets with Bothell city officials, tours site of downtown fire

Gov. Jay Inslee met with city officials and business owners affected by the July 22 fire in downtown Bothell which destroyed a dozen businesses and damaged many more in the city's historic downtown.

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.

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.

Fire fund block party draws hundreds in Bothell

Hundreds of people flooded onto Main Street in downtown Bothell yesterday for the Bothell Fire Fund Block Party.

Seminary redevelopment moves ahead

A Seattle-based developer submitted an environmental review application with the city of Kenmore for a proposed restoration and conversion of the St. Edward seminary into a lodge late last month, and a notice was sent out on July 12.