Aaron Kunkler

New Bellevue addiction treatment clinic opening soon

The Hazelden Betty Ford’s in Bellevue will offer treatment for a wide range of addiction issues.

Shannon Walker, center, answers a question from the audience at an autonomous vehicle policy conference on Sept. 19. She was joined in a panel by Steve Marshall, left, and Dr. Anne Brown. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Self-driving vehicles are coming and cities know it

Public and private sector representatives met to discuss the future of autonomous vehicle policy.

Shannon Walker, center, answers a question from the audience at an autonomous vehicle policy conference on Sept. 19. She was joined in a panel by Steve Marshall, left, and Dr. Anne Brown. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Former Tully’s locations spring back to life

Following the coffee chain’s collapse earlier this year, other Eastside businesses are moving in.

Four miles added to Eastside Rail Corridor Trail

Four miles of trail have been opened on the King County Eastside Rail Corridor Trail, linking Gene Coulon Park in Renton to Newcastle Beach Park… Continue reading

Gun control initative set for November ballots

Gun control will be on the ballot this November as advocates hope to implement much stricter legislation statewide. Initiative 1639 would be the most sweeping… Continue reading

More housing in the works for Factoria

The 65-unit Basel Newport Townhouse project is moving through the city’s permitting process.

Activists question PSE’s energy plan update at meeting

Puget Sound Energy representatives presented an annual update to their integrated resource plan.

Office space is still tight on the Eastside

That hasn’t stopped Google and Facebook from looking to expand.

Redmond council approves Overlake’s Seritage development

The approval paves the way for mixed-use development on 14-acres in the Overlake neighborhood.

New study confirms historical presence of grizzlies in Washington

The federal government hopes to rebuild a dwindling Washington grizzly population.

A rendering of Verizon’s light pole small cell implementation designs for Kirkland. Courtesy of the city of Kirkland

The race is on to build out 5G on the Eastside

Verizon and Mobilitie have submitted several applications to install the small cell network facilities around Bellevue.

A rendering of Verizon’s light pole small cell implementation designs for Kirkland. Courtesy of the city of Kirkland

Single-payer advocates push for health care reform

A growing number of voices on the left are campaigning for a profit-free health system.

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

Bake’s Place thriving in Bellevue

The restaurant and venue has been in downtown Bellevue for the last seven years.

Toll Brothers has applied for a rezone of the Newport Hills Shopping Center site to allow residential, retail and services. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Toll Bros withdraws Newport Hills rezone application

The company has withdrawn a proposal to rezone a shopping center in the south Bellevue neighborhood.

Toll Brothers has applied for a rezone of the Newport Hills Shopping Center site to allow residential, retail and services. Aaron Kunkler/staff 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.

FogRose offers flash-frozen ice cream

The Bellevue shop makes custom orders of ice cream to-order.

Where’s the music on Seattle’s Eastside?

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