Aaron Kunkler

Kirkland man’s political sign vandalized

The election season is heating up across the country, and one Kirkland man's campaign signs fell victim to vandalism shortly after he posted them along a city street.

New ballot box installed at Kirkland City Hall

A new ballot drop box was opened last Friday at Kirkland City Hall. The box will serve area residents, providing a more accessible and convenient location to drop off ballots.

Palumbo running for senate to be a new voice, break gridlock | Vote 2016

Guy Palumbo is running for the 1st District Senate seat left vacant after long-time state Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe decided not to run in November's election.

Eyman, Kirkland City Councilmember Toby Nixon to write opposition statement for ST3

Conservative anti-tax heavyweight Tim Eyman has been picked to write the opposition argument for the Sound Transit 3 (ST3) measure in November's election, drawing criticism from local opposition groups.

Cushman guilty of second-degree murder charge in Kirkland woman’s death

Burrell Michael Cushman was convicted of second-degree murder in the death of Kirkland resident Amy Hargrove and a felony violation of a court order charge today in King County Superior Court.

Nine candidates vie for two positions in 1st District | Vote 2016

Nine candidates are running for one of two 1st Legislative District House of Representative seats. The Reporter has compiled their platforms from campaign websites and articles from the Everett Daily Herald and Reporter files.

Kirkland’s historic Trueblood house moves on down the road

One of the last remaining historic houses in Kirkland faces an uncertain future after being temporarily saved by an Everett-based house rescue company.

Moscoso running for state Senate foucsing on equal rights, trasnportation and education | Vote 2016

Luis Moscoso is running for the 1st District Senate seat left vacant after long-time state Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe decided not to run in November's election.

Wirth wants to fund education without an increased burden on tax payers | Vote 2016

Mindie Wirth is running as a Republican for the 1st Legislative Senate seat in this November's election.

Kirkland restaurant George’s turns 40

George's in Kirkland will be celebrating 40 years serving up eats, drinks and keeping their customers happy this August.

Kirkland’s last trailer park abandoned by some home owners

Months after the Firwood Lanes mobile home park's last residents vacated ahead of a planned redevelopment, the site still contains mobile homes and trash, which has divided opinions among neighbors.

City of Kirkland to sell off used vehicles

Five Kirkland vehicles will soon be removed from the city motor pool and classified as surplus following a consent agenda item on last Tuesday's City Council meeting agenda.

MV Kirkland ferry boat finds new life after devastating fire

After 50 years of service, a 92-year-old ferry will be returning home to Astoria and returned to service.

County steps up to make two north Kirkland parks more accessable

The King County Parks Department has been working since late July in Big Finn Hill and Denny Parks in north Kirkland to restore trails and create new bridges, which frequent park-goers say will greatly increase accessibility within the 46-acre park.

Kirkland Summerfest returns to Marina Park next weekend

The sixth-annual Kirkland Summerfest will return to Marina Park and downtown this year with a loaded lineup of music, food, drink and art.

Council takes up marijuana buffer, bike lanes issues

Bike lane parking enforcement and marijuana buffer reduction were front and center at last night's Kirkland City Council meeting.

Kirkland police, U.S. Marshalls arrest suspect in domestic violence standoff

Matthew Gordon as arrested around 11:30 a.m. by Kirkland police and the U.S. Marshalls in Sammamish after last Friday's standoff in a Kirkland neighborhood.

Officials scramble to find solutions for troubled Kirkland road, circuit

Power outages along Holmes Point Drive Northeast in Kirkland have skyrocketed this year leaving city officials and Puget Sound Energy (PSE) scrambling to find solutions.

Three finalists named for new Kirkland chief of police

The city of Kirkland has narrowed the search for a new chief of police down to three finalists following former chief Eric Olsen’s retirement last September after 27 years of service, including eight years as chief.

Changes coming to 405 tolling, bottleneck north of Kirkland

Congestion along Interstate 405 has improved in some places, and has gotten significantly worse in others, leaving Bothell in the lurch as commuters north of State Route 522 in both directions slog through heavier traffic.