Aaron Kunkler

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

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

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

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

Walk to End Alzheimer’s is personal for organizer

Bob Kaftan knows firsthand how Alzheimer’s disease can affect a family. When his mother was diagnosed with the disease in 2000, she was living in… Continue reading

Customer service remodels set to begin at Redmond City Hall this month

A $1.291 million contract was awarded to a Redmond-based company at Tuesday’s city council meeting. The contract was approved 6-1 and will go to Regency… Continue reading

Miss Redmond to raise awareness for MS at state competition

Mary Anna Parker had never considered participating in a beauty pageant because she said there were too many connotations attached to the competitions in her… Continue reading

Captain makes an impact at Young Women’s Political Leadership Program

Although she’s still a high school junior, Anna Captain has already run a successful political campaign in Washington, D.C. on a platform of political empowerment… Continue reading

Rallies, condemnation follow federal announcement of DACA rollback

The King County Council responded Tuesday to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement that the DACA program will end by unanimously endorsing a motion calling… Continue reading

Heavy smoke returns to Puget Sound due to Northwest wildfires

While school was set to head back into session on Tuesday morning, students and their parents at Horace Mann Elementary in Redmond looked up to… Continue reading

Are there enough places for kids to have fun in Redmond?

A perceived lack of activities for pre-teens is causing concern among some Redmond residents. Annamarie Stolfo is one such resident who said that up until… Continue reading

Eastside law-enforcement agencies are prepared to handle protests, marches if they occur

With white supremacist and neo-Nazi groups making national headlines, Western Washington isn’t immune to their particular brand of hate. According to the Southern Poverty Law… Continue reading