Aaron Kunkler

King County considers building 44,000 affordable housing units by 2024

A report on housing released in December was accepted by the King County Council on Monday.

Several senior housing developments coming in Bellevue

Two projects are already under construction with more in the permitting pipeline.

A coho salmon. Flickr/Bureau of Land Management

Climate change could kill salmon’s sense of smell

A report released by UW last month highlights further dangers higher CO2 levels pose to coho salmon.

A coho salmon. Flickr/Bureau of Land Management
AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office

Democrats to focus on 30-round magazines and ghost guns in 2019

Following gun control success on the November ballot, state Democrats are eyeing further regulation.

AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office

It looks a lot like Inslee is running for president

New statements and political fundraising from Gov. Inslee point toward a 2020 presidential bid

King County launches text to 911 service

The service will help the hearing impaired and those experiencing domestic violence.

A woman works on a drawing next to an unused viewing scope as a smoky haze obscures the Space Needle and downtown Seattle last August as smoke from wildfires moved across the region. (Photo courtesy of The Herald/Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)

Why do Washington voters struggle with climate change policies?

Despite environmental awareness and the public’s apparent desire for reform, statewide initiatives keep failing

A woman works on a drawing next to an unused viewing scope as a smoky haze obscures the Space Needle and downtown Seattle last August as smoke from wildfires moved across the region. (Photo courtesy of The Herald/Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)

Five new office towers on their way to Bellevue

Two proposed projects would build five office towers in downtown Bellevue.

Bellevue’s Islamic Center begins rebuild process

Nearly two years after an arson, the Islamic Center of Eastside has submitted permit applications.

Romaine lettuce, beef recalled just before Thanksgiving

23 people have been infected with a Shiga toxin-producing E. coli bacteria in 11 states.

Romaine lettuce, beef recalled just before Thanksgiving

23 people have been infected with a Shiga toxin-producing E. coli bacteria in 11 states.

T-Mobile starts $160 million renovation, extends lease to 2030

T-Mobile is hoping to finish renovations to its Bellevue campus within three years.

Anchorhead Coffee takes over former Bellevue Tully’s location

It will be the coffee roaster’s third store and second on the Eastside.

Heart attack survivor raises health awareness

Barbara Pamplin is using her experience to raise awareness about heart health.

Hundreds gather in support of Mueller investigation in downtown Bellevue

The protest was organized by MoveOn and attracted more than 400 people

King County approves gun warning sign requirement

Warning signs must be posted in all King County gun stores and firing ranges.

Early results: Carbon fee fails as gun control passes

Preliminary tallies are in for the state’s four initiatives.

Construction for Bellevue’s Spring District brewpub set for next spring

The brewpub building will include a brewery, pub and restaurant and office space.

Workers picket Freedom Foundation annual dinner in Bellevue

Several unions and worker organizations came together to picket the conservative think tank.