Aaron Kunkler

Darnell runs for 48th District senate position

Michelle Darnell has thrown her hat into the ring in running for the 48th District’s Senate seat in this November’s special election. Darnell is running… Continue reading

Englund runs for 45th district Senate seat

Jinyoung Lee Englund is running as a Republican for a 45th Legislative District seat to fill out the remainder of Sen. Andy Hill’s position following… Continue reading

Harris announces candidacy for 45th District race

Robert Parker Harris has announced his bid for the 45th District Senate races on this November’s ballot. Harris, an engineer-turned-teacher, is running as an Independent… Continue reading

Dhingra announces bid for 45th District seat

King County prosecuting attorney and Redmond resident Manka Dhingra is throwing her name in the mix for the November state legislature election. Dhingra is running… Continue reading

Quick action by Kirkland man saves another from cardiac arrest

Doug Rough had pushed himself further before, so what was another flight of stairs? The 60-year-old Kirkland resident and his wife, Lorraine, were exercising at… Continue reading

Cyclists kick off cross-country ride to support Friends of FSH Research

One dozen bicyclists will be kicking off a cross-country bike trip in support of a Kirkland-based nonprofit on Saturday in downtown Seattle. The nonprofit, Friends… Continue reading

Energize Eastside releases second draft environmental impact statement

A draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the second phase of the Energize Eastside project was released last week. The statement was released by Energize… Continue reading

Group launches campaign to bar government-funded drug injection sites in King County

Advocates say safe injection sites would allow users to consume the drugs in a safe environment with clean needles, which reduces the risk of contracting diseases like HIV, as well as letting staff respond to medical emergencies.

Possible changes to SR 520 bus service could affect Eastside riders

These changes could affect up to 12 bus routes managed by Sound Transit and King County Metro which currently make stops at Eastside locations and in Seattle from the University of Washington down to South Lake Union and the city’s downtown core.

Lake Washington School District receives national environmental award

In 2012, custodians at Lake Washington School District (LWSD) decided to move their schools in a greener direction, and nearly five years later, their efforts… Continue reading

Kirkland’s 14th annual Party in the Park, June 25

The 14th annual "Party in the Park" will be returning to Bridle Trails on June 25 with activities for all ages.

Totem Lake’s Trading Post shutting down after decades of business

After three decades of business, the Trading Post post office is closing its doors for good on May 27.

Reporter’s Notes: Kirkland’s gotta catch ‘em all

I'll admit it. When "Pokemon Go" came out I was a bit skeptical of it despite playing the old Gameboy Color games to death as a kid.

Man with fake gun draws police response in Kirkland

Reports of a man with a gun at the Rite Aid along Northwest 132nd Street prompted a police response yesterday around 9:20 p.m.

Developer may alter proposal for Saint Edward seminary building in response to changes by state legislature

Kevin Daniels, a Seattle-based real estate developer who has been working with the state in an attempt to transform the crumbling Saint Edward Seminary into a lodge, said decisions by the legislature this year may alter his proposal plans.

Bryant draws volunteers, protesters in Bothell

Washington State gubernatorial candidate Bill Bryant met with supporters today at the McMenamins Anderson School in Bothell.

Preliminary election results: Wirth, Langston, Stanford way ahead

Preliminary results from today's state-wide primary election have been posted by King and Snohomish Counties. Contests include 1st District House and Senate Legislative seats and Proposition No. 1 which, if passed, would increase the number of board members in the Public Hospital District No. 2 from five to seven.

Old Friends Club helps seniors in Kirkland keep active

Maintaining healthy social bonds is one of the best ways to protect mental health, especially in old age.

Kirkland police receive outpouring of support in wake of Dallas shootings

Following the attack on police officers in Dallas last week, in which five members of the force were killed, departments around the country have reacted to the violence in different ways.

City officials working to identify all plots, burial locations in Kirkland Cemetery

Following a mix-up at the city-owned cemetery last year, Kirkland officials have been working to update their records and procedures on how plots are registered and recorded.