Aaron Kunkler

Kringles Bakery serves up old-school pastries

Kringles Bakery opened in 2010 and makes baked goods based on family recipes.

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King County task force to explore solutions to ‘recycling crisis’

With tighter regulations affecting the flow of recyclables in the U.S., officials look for new avenues for the region’s paper waste.

Photo by Ben Kerckx/Pixabay

Redmond’s pot stores bring in the green

Redmond’s three marijuana stores are doing well for themselves.

Eastside state legislators talk carbon fees, housing and cars at UW Bothell

Eastside lawmakers met on April 26 for a debrief with constituent businesses.

Bellevue hosts open house on toll lane expansion

State and local officials met with residents about proposed expansions of toll lanes on I-405.

Activists begin collecting signatures for November carbon fee initiative

A carbon fee could be on November’s ballot if supporters of I-1631 gather enough signatures.

Deadly EHV horse virus detected again in King County stable

New case at Woodinville stable has Eastside equestrian community working together to ensure virus does not spread to other stables.

Construction underway at Sound Transit’s Operations and Maintenance Facility East

The facility will serve upcoming Redmond light rail stations.

Startup 425 aims to help small businesses on the Eastside

The program is a partnership between the cities of Bellevue, Issaquah, Kirkland, Redmond, Renton and the Port of Seattle.

Fate of Idylwood trees to be determined by hearings examiner

Residents succeeded in temporarily halting the removal of the remaining 20 trees in the Redmond park.

Redmond has begun removing 30 trees from Idylwood

Despite neighbors concerns, the city has begun removing trees deemed hazardous from the lakeside park.

Macy’s at Redmond Town Center to close early next year

Macy’s said in 2016 it would be closing about 100 locations. The Redmond closure will bring the number to 83.

As PSE moves away from coal, one community scrambles to build a new economy

Lewis County has long relied on the energy needs of consumers throughout the region. That’s all about to change.

FEMA updates county flood maps

An update to the King County floodplain maps will be presented to residents at two upcoming public meetings. Floodplain maps are used, among other things,… Continue reading

Bear Creek draft study suggests ways to restore salmon habitat

A draft plan to improve the environmental quality of the Bear Creek Basin area has been completed and makes several recommendations. The basin encompasses 26… Continue reading

Police meet with concerned parents at Horace Mann Elementary

Redmond police and parents met Monday evening to discuss a suspicious interaction between students at Horace Mann Elementary and an adult that has sparked concerns… Continue reading

LWSD junior collects baseball donations for local and international players

Getting involved in sports can be expensive for many families as many require the player to buy equipment. This extends to baseball, where players often… Continue reading

A real living wage is still out of reach for low-paid workers

As the wealth inequality continues to increase in America and Puget Sound, those making minimum wage or close to it are increasingly pinched in the… Continue reading

Redmond places moratorium on reclaimed water in parts of the city

Recent regulatory changes from the Department of Ecology (DOE) have paved the way for local jurisdictions to use reclaimed water for a number of uses… Continue reading

Burns’ book release party is set for Sunday at VALA

Technology, hidden messages and a post-apocalypse are central to one local author’s new book, which will be released on March 4 at VALA Eastside in… Continue reading