Aaron Kunkler

Suspects charged in connection with armed robbery of Kirkland drugstore

Two 15-year-old males have been arraigned on multiple counts of first degree robbery and possession of controlled substances after prosecutors said they robbed various pharmacies including a Kirkland Walgreens.

Low, moderate income residents feeling housing squeeze in east King

Housing in King County is in high demand and low to moderate income residents are feeling the crunch.

Man arrested on warrant after allegedly using laundry money to purchase alcohol | Kirkland Police Blotter

The blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical round-up of all calls to the Kirkland Police Department that are dispatched to on-duty police officers. The Kirkland Reporter police blotter is not intended to be representative of all police calls originating in Kirkland, which average about 1,000 per week.

Suspects charged in connection with armed robbery of Kirkland drugstore

Two 15-year-old males have been arraigned on multiple counts of first degree robbery and possession of controlled substances after prosecutors said they robbed various pharmacies including a Kirkland Walgreens.

County votes to take closer look at Kirkland water taxi routes

Kirkland and Kenmore could be one step closer to getting water taxis after a Feb. 8 vote by the King County Council approved a report of three proposed routes in the county.

The steady decline of salmon runs to Lake Washington | Part I

Salmon runs have steadily declined in Lake Washington for nearly 40 years, a phenomenon which has not escaped researchers, ecologists and environmentalists.

Kirkland woman is Jill-of-all-trades

Sporting four separate business cards, Lauren Dillon-Merrill is something of a Jill-of-all-trades.

Martial arts singled out for taxation, relief bill stuck in committee

Martial artists across the state hope to see relief from what they view as an unfair tax passed last fall targeting their profession.

Seahawk Bobby Wagner speaks to Kirkland Chamber, teens about leadership

Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner took the stage at last Thursday’s Kirkland Chamber of Commerce meeting, addressing members and dozens of local high school students.

New modern quilting store opens in downtown Kirkland

Two philosophical schools of thought dominate the modern quilting scene: those who craft traditional quilts and those who side with the ‘modern’ camp.

Trial for accused Kirkland murderer pushed back to April 18

A tentative trial date has been set for April 18 for accused murderer Burrell Michael Cushman in connection with the January 2014 death of his ex-girlfriend in Kirkland.

New teen center opens in Kirkland Music Academy

On a recent afternoon, the sound of electric bass bounced off the walls, echoing from the lofty ceiling, down the hallway and into the snack bar of the newly formed teen center at the Kirkland Music Academy.

Report shows Washington as ninth healthiest state

Disease rates are low, heart health is improving and workplace safety is relatively high in Washington State, according to a report released Dec. 10 by the United Health Foundation.

Local residents concerned over dwindling salmon runs to lake | Part II

Salmon runs have steadily declined in Lake Washington for nearly 40 years, a phenomenon which has not escaped researchers, ecologists and environmentalists.

Kirkland police search home for domestic violence suspect

Kirkland police have issued a felony warrant for Matthew Gordon for first-degree domestic violence assault and unlawful possession of a firearm following a standoff which began late last night.

Kirkland woman competes on Jeopardy

When Kirkland resident Liz Hedreen filled out her first screening quiz for the trivia game show Jeopardy in the spring of 2015 she wasn't expecting much.

  • Jul 8, 2016

Rep. Springer, running unopposed, says he will work on public safety, mental health care access and affordable housing | Vote 2016

Incumbent Larry Springer is running unopposed as the Democratic party's 45th Legislative House District Position Two candidate after 12 years in office. The Reporter caught up with him to discuss his platforms and policies.

  • Jul 7, 2016

ST3 will include light rail to South Kirkland Park and Ride

Light rail to the South Kirkland Park and Ride has been included in a Sound Transit 3 (ST3) update, which if approved in November would authorize a station to be constructed by 2041.

  • Jul 1, 2016

Kirkland-based BitTitan raises $15 million in first round of financing

Kirkland-based tech company BitTitan announced June 9 that they had raise $15 million in the first round of financing, marking the first time in the company's nine years it has secured outside funding.

  • Jun 30, 2016

City of Kirkland makes mid-year adjustment to budget

Mid-year adjustments to the city of Kirkland budget resulted in a $1.067 million increase for the 2015-2016 budget.

  • Jun 29, 2016