Aaron Kunkler

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

Redmond resident receives award for hearing-loss advocacy

It’s easy to view hearing loss as a condition that affects only those getting up in years, but it can be a process that begins… Continue reading

Mailbox and Shipping Center relocated but still open

Customers of the Mailbox and Shipping Center have a new location to check their mail and pick up their packages following the businesses move last… Continue reading

Redmond police host mass shooting response training

In the wake of the largest mass shooting in the the country’s history, local law enforcement hosted a workshop on surviving a shooting in Redmond… Continue reading

Sunny skies: holiday weekend travel forecast

Good news for holiday travelers this weekend: Snoqualmie and Stevens passes should be relatively clear over the weekend. Allen Kam, a forecaster with the National… Continue reading

Jeralee Anderson being sworn in. Contributed by the City of Redmond

Redmond City Council members sworn in on Tuesday

Three members of the new Redmond City Council were sworn in on Tuesday at City Hall. Tanika Padhye, Steve Fields and Jeralee Anderson all took… Continue reading

Jeralee Anderson being sworn in. Contributed by the City of Redmond

Betz Family Winery continues tradition of master-crafted wines

The fertile soil in Eastern Washington for decades had long been ignored by both winemakers and growers outside of the state. Bob and Cathy Betz… Continue reading

State Democrats announce push for far stricter gun control in 2018

Democratic state legislators announced their intention to pursue sweeping gun control reforms in the upcoming 2018 session at a press conference on Tuesday morning in… Continue reading

Knights of Columbus helps clothe Eastside children and families

The local chapter of the nonprofit Knights of Columbus donated nearly 150 coats to charity organizations on the Eastside. The chapter, based out of St.… Continue reading

Council set to approve parks-code updates in January

Updates to Redmond’s parks code are set to be approved at the Jan. 2 city council meeting following a public hearing on Dec. 5. The… Continue reading

Emerald Heights, neighbors at odds over proposed development

The Emerald Heights retirement community is planning on expanding at its current campus with a new assisted living building along 176th Avenue Northeast, a decision… Continue reading