Aaron Kunkler

Activists begin collecting signatures for November carbon fee initiative

A carbon fee could be on November’s ballot if supporters of I-1631 gather enough signatures.

 

Republic Services to temporarily dispose of Sammamish’s non-marketable mixed paper

Poor recycling habit means paper from Sammamish can’t be sent to China for reuse.

 

Members of Save Cougar Mountain are concerned that the steep slopes of the Bergsma property could be a landslide hazard. Nicole Jennings/staff photo

Fate of Cougar Mountain development still unknown

The city of Issaquah is still reviewing a land-use application for 57 houses on Cougar Mountain.

 

Startup 425 aims to help small businesses on the Eastside

The program is a partnership between the cities of Bellevue, Issaquah, Kirkland, Redmond, Renton and the Port of Seattle.

Front Street traffic study heads to Issaquah city council

A new traffic study examines traffic congestion on Issaquah’s Front Street.

Development is booming in Issaquah

The Reporter reviewed the City of Issaquah’s list of ongoing projects as new commercial and residential projects have been popping up around town.

As PSE moves away from coal, one community scrambles to build a new economy

Lewis County has long relied on the energy needs of consumers throughout the region. That’s all about to change.

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

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

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

Rallies, condemnation follow federal announcement of DACA rollback

The King County Council responded Sept. 5 to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement that the DACA program will end by unanimously endorsing a motion… Continue reading