Aaron Kunkler

Activists fear that Atlantic salmon that escape from fish farms can spread disease to native fish such as these pink salmon.

Conservationists: Why you should care about fish pens

Open water fish pens have long been criticized by conservation activists as facilities that spread disease and can have catastrophic consequences on native fish populations.… Continue reading

 

Evan Thompson / The Record Langley Police Chief David Marks displays a 4mg dosage of Narcan, which is usually stored in his defibrillator box.

Narcan, the Eastside and how to curb the overdose epidemic

Emergency medical technicians in Redmond have been carrying the opioid overdose-reversing drug Naloxone since the spring of 2016, and last year alone first responders used… Continue reading

 

New rapid bus lines could hit Bellevue by 2024

Additional RapidRide bus lines could be in the cards for Bellevue if a plan to expand routes countywide is approved. King County Metro currently operates… Continue reading

 

LifeWire provides assistance in domestic violence cases

Calls for assistance from survivors seeking help dealing with or leaving domestic violence situations is on the rise in King County. LifeWire is the largest… Continue reading

‘Even when things are tough, we are tougher’: Jill Biden speaks at Hopelink luncheon

Dr. Jill Biden spoke at the annual Hopelink luncheon on Oct. 16 in Bellevue, which saw the organization raise some $1.17 million toward its fundraising… Continue reading

New rapid transit bus lines could hit Bellevue by 2024

Three additional RapidRide bus lines could be in the cards for Bellevue if a plan to expand routes countywide is approved. King County Metro currently… Continue reading

State Legislature candidates square off at debate

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

King County Council discusses changes to Metro rates

An ordinance that would simplify Metro bus fares in the county was referred to committee at the Aug. 28 King County Council meeting. The fares… Continue reading

Measure to ban county funds for injection sites will appear on February ballot

An initiative known as I-27, which would ban King County resources from funding drug consumption sites in the county, will not appear on the November… Continue reading