Aaron Kunkler

Challenge courses to be retained for Northshore middle school students

Challenge courses will be retained for Northshore School District middle school students after the School Board voted to preserve a modified version of the program.

  • Jun 2, 2016

Kenmore’s Cozy Inn, where everyone still knows your name

"Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name," is the famous chorus to the Cheers theme song and as the Northshore continues to grow, finding that place can be harder than ever.

  • Jun 1, 2016

Local Baha’i community rallies to raise awareness about education discrimination in Iran

For more than 160 years, Iranian Baha’i have faced religious persecution for their beliefs, facing expulsion from civil, government and educational institutions.

Caretaker accused of groping NSD special needs student, held on bail

A 63-year-old man is being held on $100,000 bail after he was accused of groping a 17-year-old girl with special needs on a Northshore School District bus.

  • May 26, 2016

Election season officially begins for local races

May 20 was the final day to file for public offices up for election on November's ballot. Races with more than two candidates will have a primary in August, where the top two candidates will advance to the general election.

  • May 25, 2016

Kenmore, KGM reach agreement on deconstruction of 520 bridge, avoid legal battle

A potentially lengthy legal battle between Kenmore and contractors Kiewet/General/Manson (KGM) was avoided on May 23 after the City Council agreed to a settlement over the fate of the old State Route 520 bridge.

  • May 24, 2016

King County Search and Rescue on the chopping block

A rhythmic thumping pulse reverberates through the trees, bouncing off the walls of the pristine valley where the Bandera State Airport sits, some 11 miles west of the Summit at Snoqualmie pass.

  • May 23, 2016

Reporter Notes: Capps Club puts on a killer show

Like most everyone whose paid attention to what's happening north or east of Lake Washington during the past few months, I was curious to see what Kenmore's newest venue, Capps Club, was all about.

  • May 23, 2016

KGM and Kenmore propose settlement at tonight’s council meeting

The Kenmore City Council could approve a settlement agreement with Kiewit/General/Manson (KGM), Lakepointe, INC. and Pioneer Towing, Co. to prevent the old State Route 520 bridge from being demolished in Kenmore, while still allowing around 25 percent of the bridge to pass through the city.

  • May 23, 2016

Squeeze box helps Bothell man to see the world around him

When asking musicians what instrument they play, the accordion isn't high on the list of likely answers.

  • May 19, 2016

County Search and Rescue on the chopping block

A rhythmic thumping pulse reverberates through the trees, bouncing off the walls of the pristine valley where the Bandera State Airport sits, some 11 miles east of the Summit at Snoqualmie pass.

  • May 19, 2016

Man arrested on second-degree robbery charges at Thrasher’s Corner

A 22-year-old man was arrested earlier this afternoon near the Safeway at Thrasher's Corner on second-degree robbery charges.

  • May 18, 2016

A fancy feline flat: Kitty B&B caters to Kenmore cats

Five years ago, Susie and Larry Ormbrek had no idea they would now be running a cat boarding business out of their house, but these days there's no pussyfooting around their success.

  • May 16, 2016

Kenmore sues state over Lakepointe environmental permit

The Kenmore City Council voted at a May 9 meeting to file a lawsuit against the state after an environmental permit was issued to the contractor charged with demolishing the old State Route 520 bridge at Lakepointe.

  • May 13, 2016

Bothell City Council to place street maintenance measure on ballot

Competing funding measures are vying for space on the November ballot in Bothell, pitting fire funding against capital improvements and road maintenance.

  • May 13, 2016

Local officials prepare for regional emergncy

Regional emergency responders from all across King County will be conducting large-scale drills this June in anticipation of the predicted magnitude-nine Cascadia earthquake.

  • May 13, 2016

Bothell residents sound off during council meeting about firing of city manager

More than a dozen residents addressed the Bothell City Council during a study session last night, many of them using the opportunity to voice concerns over the May 3 firing of former city manager Bob Stowe.

  • May 12, 2016

Teachers, parents on opposite sides of Challenge controversy

In conjunction with the 2017 Northshore School District (NSD) grade reconfiguration, the School Board is considering ending self-selected Challenge courses for middle school students.

  • May 9, 2016

Checking out Kenmore’s Cairn Brewing

Ahead of the May 11 grand opening, the Reporter checked out Cairn Brewing, the latest addition to Kenmore's burgeoning brewery scene.

  • May 6, 2016

Bothell City Council members talk about decision to fire city manager

A vote by the Bothell City Council Tuesday night to dismiss City Manager Bob Stowe has left some councilmembers confused, while others hope the decision will chart a new course for the city.

  • May 4, 2016