Aaron Kunkler

Redmond company fined more than $350,000 for visa violations

People Tech Group Inc. was ordered to pay H-1B visa employees nearly $310,000 in wages and an additional $45,000 in fines.

 

Lash Lounge now open in Redmond, Bellevue

Longtime Eastside resident Richard Eastern opened the two locations in August.

 

Activists question PSE’s energy plan update at meeting

Puget Sound Energy representatives presented an annual update to their integrated resource plan.

 

More apartments coming to Redmond’s Bear Creek Parkway

The Bear Creek mixed-use development will create 360 apartments.

Office space across the Eastside is in short supply. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Office space is still tight on the Eastside

That hasn’t stopped Google and Facebook from looking to expand.

Office space across the Eastside is in short supply. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Redmond council approves Overlake’s Seritage development

The approval paves the way for mixed-use development on 14-acres in the Overlake neighborhood.

Shelby, John and Michele Julum (left to right) are hoping to launch the Big Block Brewing’s second taproom in Redmond by the week of July 23. Aaron Kunkler/Staff photo

Big Block Brewing looking to open in Redmond soon

The Sammamish-based brewery is expanding into the old Hi-Fi Brewing location.

Shelby, John and Michele Julum (left to right) are hoping to launch the Big Block Brewing’s second taproom in Redmond by the week of July 23. Aaron Kunkler/Staff photo

New study confirms historical presence of grizzlies in Washington

The federal government hopes to rebuild a dwindling Washington grizzly population.

Single-payer advocates push for health care reform

A growing number of voices on the left are campaigning for a profit-free health system.

Margo’s Sweet Shop opens Aug. 11 in the Redmond Town Center

The store is owned by PinkaBella’s Margo Engburg and will offer a cookie dough bar.

A salmon. File photo

State Fish and Wildlife seeks $60 million in funding

The department is facing a $33 million shortfall and also hopes to secure future funding.

A salmon. File photo

Activists push to end Microsoft’s contract with ICE

Microsoft provided services to the agency as they were separating children from families.

A video has surfaced which shows a trainer at Bothell’s Academy of Canine Behavior hitting a dog with a plastic bat.

Snohomish County: Claims of animal abuse against Bothell kennel not substantiated

A video showing a trainer using a plastic bat to train a dog was not animal abuse, county says.

A video has surfaced which shows a trainer at Bothell’s Academy of Canine Behavior hitting a dog with a plastic bat.

Air quality is worse in the west due to bigger wildfires

A study released last week shows air quality in much of the west is worsening.

Video of Bothell-based trainer hitting dog with bat prompts social media outrage

Kennel’s owners Jack and Colleen McDaniel said they have received hundreds of threats.

Where’s the music on Seattle’s Eastside?

Venues struggle to cut mustard in the booming Seattle area’s outer edges.

Redmond City Council extends Seritage public hearing to August

A public hearing on the large Overlake development has been extended to Aug. 21.

An example of a fish culvert that prevents fish from migrating through it. Creative commons

Fish culverts ruling will increase price tag for the state

The state will be on the line for $3.7 billion for fish culvert replacements.

An example of a fish culvert that prevents fish from migrating through it. Creative commons

Barrier that protects Eastside water to be repaired

The barrier protects a pipeline that delivers water to various Eastside cities and Seattle.

Activists turn in carbon fee signatures for November ballot

The carbon fee I-1631 has gathered enough signatures to be placed on the November ballot.