Aaron Kunkler

A salmon. File photo

State Fish and Wildlife seeks $60 million in funding

The department is facing a $33 million shortfall and also hopes to secure future funding.

A salmon. File photo
A video has surfaced which shows a trainer at Bothell’s Academy of Canine Behavior hitting a dog with a plastic bat.

Snohomish County: Claims of animal abuse against Bothell kennel not substantiated

A video showing a trainer using a plastic bat to train a dog was not animal abuse, county says.

A video has surfaced which shows a trainer at Bothell’s Academy of Canine Behavior hitting a dog with a plastic bat.

Air quality is worse in the west due to bigger wildfires

A study released last week shows air quality in much of the west is worsening.

Video of Bothell-based trainer hitting dog with bat prompts social media outrage

Kennel’s owners Jack and Colleen McDaniel said they have received hundreds of threats.

Amanda and Kevin Kearney opened the Guest House Restaurant in Kenmore earlier this year. Aaron Kunkler/Staff photo

Guest House gives Kenmore locals another eatery option

The restaurant is located just north of St. Edward State Park in south Kenmore.

Amanda and Kevin Kearney opened the Guest House Restaurant in Kenmore earlier this year. Aaron Kunkler/Staff photo

Where’s the music on Seattle’s Eastside?

Venues struggle to cut mustard in the booming Seattle area’s outer edges.

An example of a fish culvert that prevents fish from migrating through it. Creative commons

Fish culverts ruling will increase price tag for the state

The state will be on the line for $3.7 billion for fish culvert replacements.

An example of a fish culvert that prevents fish from migrating through it. Creative commons

Barrier that protects Eastside water to be repaired

The barrier protects a pipeline that delivers water to various Eastside cities and Seattle.

Activists turn in carbon fee signatures for November ballot

The carbon fee I-1631 has gathered enough signatures to be placed on the November ballot.

Bellevue, Kirkland plan to bring self-driving vanpools to the Eastside

Following a federal grant application, the vans could hit the streets beginning next spring.

The many hurdles from farm to table

From environmental regulations to expensive land, local farmers have a lot on their plate

Downtown Bellevue/File photo

Housing is still a problem in America

A Harvard report shows the housing market is still hard on low and moderate income residents.

Downtown Bellevue/File photo

Theater announced for Totem Lake development

The theater tenant for The Village at Totem Lake has been announced.

CitySurf pop-up pool could open this summer on Eastside

A Sammamish couple hopes to break ground on a permanent indoor surf facility later this year.

Neo-Nazis distribute fliers throughout Bellevue

The fliers were found in neighborhoods near Clyde Hill Elementary School and Chinook Middle School with candy seemingly designed to attract children.

Western Washington could see more wildfires this year

Lots of grass and warmer weather could make for worsening fire seasons.

Two wineries move in with Teatro ZinZanni

Two local wineries will be sharing the old Redhook brewery in Woodinville with Teatro ZinZanni.

Attorney General alleges three King County residents scammed foreclosed homeowners

The lawsuit claims that employees of a real estate company misrepresented the process by which foreclosed homeowners can recover surplus funds.

AG Ferguson alleges three Eastside residents scammed foreclosed homeowners

A lawsuit filed by the state alleges three Eastsiders scammed homeowners for hundreds of thousands.

Juanita High students push to change ‘Rebels’ mascot

Students say the mascot glorifies the Confederacy while detractors say it honors Revolutionary War.