Aaron Kunkler

Across the state there are 20 cities with more than 15,000 residents that require recycling services. Of these, all but two are in King County, with the remaining two residing in Snohomish County. File photo

Recycling audit shows higher use but increased cost

Cities with embedded recycling service increase rates to cover costs of “free” service

Across the state there are 20 cities with more than 15,000 residents that require recycling services. Of these, all but two are in King County, with the remaining two residing in Snohomish County. File photo

B.C. pipeline rupture halts trash service to many Eastside cities

Waste Management fleet without fuel; PSE has urged customers to reduce consumption.

Redmond’s downtown light rail station will be elevated

The Sound Transit Board voted in September to raise the future light rail track and station.

Salmon can be seen all across the Eastside

Chinook and coho salmon will be returning to their spawning grounds through early November.

Finding a balance: wine, food and the future of the Sammamish Valley

A proposed ordinance has put a neighborhood association at odds with local tasting rooms.

County moves ahead with Marymoor wetland restoration

The project would help keep Lake Sammamish levels consistent and improve salmon habitat.

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.