Aaron Kunkler

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sessions strikes out against legal marijuana

The U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday he would be rolling back a directive put in place by the Obama administration that promised the… Continue reading

45th district Dems give priority preview

At the state 45th Legislative District’s first meeting of 2018 on Wednesday night, Democrats took time to review some issues left unresolved after last year’s… Continue reading

New park rules, homeless ordinances passed

Several updates to city ordinances were passed at Tuesday’s city council meeting, the first of the new year. Codes dealing with conduct in parks saw… Continue reading

Wastewater pump replacement project finishes

A project to reconstruct a wastewater plant in Redmond has been finished and final payments awarded following Tuesday’s city council meeting. Payment of $1 million… Continue reading

Redmond Fire Department honors family for life-saving action

It was a seemingly normal day last April as Frank Inman helped his daughter, her husband and other family members move items at a Redmond… Continue reading

Joshua Freed is the chairman of Citizens for a Safe King County. The group launched a campaign in May to gather signatures to place an initiative on the November ballot which would prohibit government-funded injection sites in the county. Aaron Kunkler/Redmond Reporter

Looking Back: A Redmond year in review

This year was a busy one for Redmond as the city continued to see economic and infrastructure growth. There was also a special election in… Continue reading

Joshua Freed is the chairman of Citizens for a Safe King County. The group launched a campaign in May to gather signatures to place an initiative on the November ballot which would prohibit government-funded injection sites in the county. Aaron Kunkler/Redmond Reporter

Cozy cafe for furry feline friends

Cats are at the heart of a newly opened cafe in Redmond where guests can come hang out with a host of furry feline friends.… Continue reading

State shuts down Washington fish pens

A troubled fish pens facility owned by Cooke Aquaculture has been ordered to shut down following an order issued last Friday by the Washington State… Continue reading