Aaron Kunkler

Air quality is worse in the west due to bigger wildfires

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.

Air quality is worse in the west due to bigger wildfires
Video of Bothell-based trainer hitting dog with bat prompts social media outrage

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.

Video of Bothell-based trainer hitting dog with bat prompts social media outrage
FogRose offers flash-frozen ice cream

FogRose offers flash-frozen ice cream

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

FogRose offers flash-frozen ice cream
Where’s the music on Seattle’s Eastside?

Where’s the music on Seattle’s Eastside?

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

Where’s the music on Seattle’s Eastside?
Bellevue-based construction company has license suspended

Bellevue-based construction company has license suspended

Quality Construction stiffed workers for $142,500 while working on two public schools.

Bellevue-based construction company has license suspended
Fish culverts ruling will increase price tag for the state

Fish culverts ruling will increase price tag for the state

The state will be on the line for $3.7 billion for fish culvert replacements.

Fish culverts ruling will increase price tag for the state
Bike share, lanes coming to Bellevue this month

Bike share, lanes coming to Bellevue this month

July is shaping up to be an exciting month for Bellevue bicyclists.

Bike share, lanes coming to Bellevue this month
Barrier that protects Eastside water to be repaired

Barrier that protects Eastside water to be repaired

The barrier protects a pipeline that delivers water to various Eastside cities and Seattle.

Barrier that protects Eastside water to be repaired
Activists turn in carbon fee signatures for November ballot

Activists turn in carbon fee signatures for November ballot

The carbon fee I-1631 has gathered enough signatures to be placed on the November ballot.

Activists turn in carbon fee signatures for November ballot
Bellevue, Kirkland plan to bring self-driving vanpools to the Eastside

Bellevue, Kirkland plan to bring self-driving vanpools to the Eastside

Following a federal grant application, the vans could hit the streets beginning next spring.

Bellevue, Kirkland plan to bring self-driving vanpools to the Eastside
Bellevue Spring District development will add office, retail space

Bellevue Spring District development will add office, retail space

Pine Forest Properties is planning a new development which will add 889,000-square-feet of space.

Bellevue Spring District development will add office, retail space
The many hurdles from farm to table

The many hurdles from farm to table

From environmental regulations to expensive land, local farmers have a lot on their plate

The many hurdles from farm to table
Bellevue vet now offering stem-cell therapy for four-legged friends

Bellevue vet now offering stem-cell therapy for four-legged friends

Crossroads Vet offers the procedure that can treat a host of degenerative conditions

Bellevue vet now offering stem-cell therapy for four-legged friends
Downtown Bellevue/File photo

Housing is still a problem in America

A Harvard report shows the housing market is still hard on low and moderate income residents.

Downtown Bellevue/File photo
CitySurf pop-up pool could open this summer on Eastside

CitySurf pop-up pool could open this summer on Eastside

A Sammamish couple hopes to break ground on a permanent indoor surf facility later this year.

CitySurf pop-up pool could open this summer on Eastside
Neo-Nazis distribute fliers around Bellevue on Saturday

Neo-Nazis distribute fliers around Bellevue on Saturday

The fliers were found in neighborhoods near Clyde Hill Elementary School and Chinook Middle School with candy seemingly designed to attract children.

Neo-Nazis distribute fliers around Bellevue on Saturday
Bellevue Square expansion planned for next year

Bellevue Square expansion planned for next year

Kemper Freeman hopes to break ground on a large expansion in downtown Bellevue in 2019.

Bellevue Square expansion planned for next year
Western Washington could see more wildfires this year

Western Washington could see more wildfires this year

Lots of grass and warmer weather could make for worsening fire seasons.

Western Washington could see more wildfires this year
PCC, Target expand in Bellevue

PCC, Target expand in Bellevue

Both stores will anchor the second phase of the Wilburton Village development.

PCC, Target expand in Bellevue
Attorney General alleges three King County residents scammed foreclosed homeowners

Attorney General alleges three King County residents scammed foreclosed homeowners

The lawsuit claims that employees of a real estate company misrepresented the process by which foreclosed homeowners can recover surplus funds.

Attorney General alleges three King County residents scammed foreclosed homeowners