Aaron Kunkler

Hi-Fi Brewing will close next week after five years in Redmond

Hi-Fi Brewing will be shutting down next week after five years spent creating craft beers in Redmond. The brewery opened in 2013 and has been… Continue reading

House approves budget without DACA protections

A budget deal approved by the Congressional House of Representatives to fund the government failed to include protection for Dreamers, which was a key aspect… Continue reading

Diving deeper into state bridges report

A report recently released listed the most traveled structurally deficient bridges in the state showing many of them are close to home. According to the… Continue reading

The Grass Lawn neighborhood of Redmond was ranked as the most competitive real estate market in the country for 2017 by Redfin. Aaron Kunkler/Redmond Reporter

Buyers can prepare to pay even more for a house in Redmond

It’s no secret that Puget Sound is in a housing crunch, leading to soaring real estate costs and squeezing many people from the area. Housing… Continue reading

The Grass Lawn neighborhood of Redmond was ranked as the most competitive real estate market in the country for 2017 by Redfin. Aaron Kunkler/Redmond Reporter

Local party chairs react to State of the Union

President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union speech on Tuesday night, which local supporters of the president praised and which Democrats panned.… Continue reading

A conversation with Camp Unity residents

The Point-In-Time count for King and Snohomish counties took place last week, and volunteers spread out to count thousands of people experiencing homelessness in the… Continue reading

Nature is central for VALA Eastside artist

The natural world is at the heart of VALA Eastside artist Jacqueline Calladine’s work. The Kirkland artist moved to the area around six years ago… Continue reading

Sessions issues memo against King County

King County has once again drawn the attention of the Trump administration following a memo by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Department of Justice (DOJ)… Continue reading

Hogg Guitar Shop tricks out instruments

Andy Hogg’s workshop may be a small one, but it’s enough space for the experienced luthier to work his magic. A luthier is the industry… Continue reading

‘We’re hoping for change’: Overlake hosts assemblies to discuss racial injustice, Take A Knee

The Overlake School in Redmond held a series of assemblies on Tuesday to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr., as well as address current issues. The… Continue reading

Local artist uses craft to bring people together

Colorful works of art with rounded and jagged splotches of color hang from the walls in a corner of VALA Eastside along with hands frozen… Continue reading

Mayor Marchione lays out vision for 2018

As 2018 kicks into full swing, Redmond Mayor John Marchione is hoping to continue and refine the city’s growth over the coming year. Marchione said… Continue reading

Police still seeking leads in 2017 murder

Redmond police continue to search for leads in a murder investigation stemming from a shooting death at a New Years Eve party last year. Officers… Continue reading

Increase in immigration enforcement worries activists

Arrests of immigrants have intensified over the last year under the Trump administration’s orders, causing anxiety in immigrant communities. According to the Immigration and Customs… Continue reading

Criminal justice reform could be on the way for Washington

With exploding national incarceration rates since the 1980s, some groups in Washington state are pushing for criminal justice reform. The U.S. has more prisoners incarcerated… Continue reading

Redmond City Council awards funds to tourism projects

Redmond awarded a combined $274,500 to local and city projects that could increase tourism in the city at Tuesday’s city council meeting. The money come… Continue reading

State officials: Don’t feed the coyotes

Spring is on the way, and with it local urban wildlife sightings could increase, including spottings of animal neighbors like coyotes, raccoons and even the… Continue reading

Despite being minority party, state Republicans gearing up for a fight

While Democrats have majorities in the Washington state Legislature, Senate Republicans aren’t backing down on their agenda in the 2018 session, which began Jan. 8.… Continue reading

New Redmond-Kirkland power line moving ahead

Nearly a decade after work began, a project to build a new 115-kilovolt power line from Redmond to Kirkland is still in the works. The… Continue reading

LWSD places bond, levies on February ballot

Voters in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) will be asked to approve two levy renewals and a bond on the Feb. 13 special election… Continue reading