Aaron Kunkler

Redmond City Council candidates share ideas at community forum

Candidates for four local races on November’s ballot met in Redmond on Oct. 5 for a community forum. Position 3 on the Lake Washington School… Continue reading

Athan welds a career on the farm at Ace Iron Works

When Jim Athan quit school at age 13, he went directly into working in the restaurant and bar business with his family. His family owned… Continue reading

Will Washingtonians be able to grow their own weed?

When Initiative 502, which legalized a recreational market for marijuana, was approved by voters in 2012, it did not include allowances for non-medical patients to… Continue reading

Evidence seems to support safe injection sites

Advocates and opponents of a plan to set up safe drug consumption sites in King County have been trying to sway voters to their sides… Continue reading

Pumping out pumpkins by the patch in Redmond

Rows of sunflowers towered over a field full of bright pumpkins beneath a cloudy autumn sky at Serres Farm just outside of Redmond earlier this… Continue reading

County doubles down on commitment to Paris Climate Agreement

The King County Council reaffirmed its commitment to upholding the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement through approving an ordinance at Tuesday’s meeting. The county… Continue reading

Redmond runner heads to Chile for 155-mile desert race

The Atacama Desert is the driest place on the planet outside of the arctic poles. It’s sparsely populated and so inhospitable that scientists use it… Continue reading

Second phase of Redmond Central Connector opens on Willows Road

The second phase of the Redmond Central Connector was opened last Saturday with a celebration and ceremony. This marks the end of construction on the… Continue reading

School lunch data raises questions of equity on the Eastside

The free and reduced lunches program offered by school districts is often used as a way to approximate the number of students living in relative… Continue reading

New rapid transit bus lines could hit Redmond by 2024

Two additional RapidRide bus lines could be in the cards for Redmond if a plan to expand routes countywide is approved. King County Metro currently… Continue reading

Howarth uses technology to craft quilts

Stephanie Howarth hadn’t sewn for more than a decade before she and her husband moved to Redmond in 2015. The northern California Bay Area native… Continue reading

Medical Teams International to develop strategy to aid Myanmar refugees

As Rohingya Muslims are facing ethnic cleansing by a Buddhist majority in Myanmar, Pacific Northwest members of Medical Teams International (MTI) — which has an… Continue reading

State Legislature candidates square off at debate in Redmond

Candidates from the 45th and 48th Washington state legislative districts met Monday evening for a debate on policy issues as they vie for seats in… Continue reading

Wilhite proud to keep prices low at his neighborhood bar, Palmers East

With tech money pouring into the region and driving up housing and real estate costs, it can be increasingly hard to find a neighborhood watering… Continue reading

HCL Technologies partners with OneRedmond

International company partners with OneRedmond

Local group networks to fight hunger

Like most other Eastside cities, Redmond has a Nourishing Network food program, and like most other chapters, its work is largely done behind the scenes.… Continue reading

Redmond considers raising 2018 impact fees

Redmond city staff is examining annual increases to transportation, fire and school impact fee rates. The rates are assessed annually to keep pace with inflation.… Continue reading

Locals pull together to offer help after Hurricane Harvey

Following the devastation in Texas caused by Hurricane Harvey, Redmond residents have taken it upon themselves to lend a hand. Michael Waite, a paramedic and… Continue reading

Construction starts in October on 300-unit apartment complex

Construction on a new apartment complex will begin next month downtown after the old Redmond Athletic Club was recently purchased. Mill Creek Residential bought the… Continue reading

Cleveland Street open to two-way traffic

Cleveland Street through downtown Redmond is open to two-way traffic after more than a year of construction. The street was only a one-way, along with… Continue reading