Aaron Kunkler

Eastside church sues state on International Women’s Day to overturn abortion coverage

The lawsuit was filed by the Alliance Defending Freedom, which is classified as a hate group by Southern Poverty Law Center

Protest in Caracas, Venezuela, on Jan. 23, 2019. wikimedia/Voice of America

Local activists push back against intervention in Venezuelan crisis

Anti-war group Answer Coalition plans protest March 16 at Seattle Central College

Protest in Caracas, Venezuela, on Jan. 23, 2019. wikimedia/Voice of America

Fires, Floods, Destruction: Washington Copes With Worsening Climate Change

From rising sea levels and crop failures to dying forests and fish, Washington state is struggling

King County Charter Update Targets Police Oversight, Elections, Council Size

A commission is reviewing the county’s charter and will make recommendations by May.

Tukwila Businesses Face Uncertain Future With Arrival Of Justice Center

Immigrant communities in Tukwila and SeaTac are under pressure.

According to King County’s Mental Illness and Drug Dependency (MIDD) annual report, Seattle had the highest rate of people using services at 36 percent of the total, followed by 31 percent from South King County, 18 percent from the greater Eastside, and 7 percent from north county including Shoreline.

Study Shows King County’s Treatment Funding Is Making Progress

A document on the county’s .1 percent health sales tax was accepted Wednesday by the county council.

According to King County’s Mental Illness and Drug Dependency (MIDD) annual report, Seattle had the highest rate of people using services at 36 percent of the total, followed by 31 percent from South King County, 18 percent from the greater Eastside, and 7 percent from north county including Shoreline.

Somali Community Faces SeaTac Displacement

Proposed redevelopment threatens the heart of the Somali business community.

14.1 Inches And Counting: Record-Breaking Snow Pounds King County

Several winter storms passed through the region, dumping more than 14 inches of snow.

King County Cities Attract Development With Tax Exemption

A multifamily tax exemption is often touted as a powerful incentive, but its effectiveness may vary.

More Snow On The Way For Seattle

Crews work around the clock on roads; 50 percent chance of snow this Friday

Photo by Tiffany Von Arnim/Flickr

Puget Sound Companies Combine to Create Middle-Income Housing

Several are the same companies that opposed Seattle’s head tax last year.

Photo by Tiffany Von Arnim/Flickr

King County Provides Additional Shelter Space

Snow is falling all across King County, leading to a slew of problems.

Inslee Doubled His (Possible) Presidential Campaign Cash

The latest filing from the FEC shows he’s raised more than $242,000 since last October.

King County Struggles to Fund Roads and Bridges

The program is underfunded by roughly $250 million annually.

2019 Will Be a Crowded Year for Seattle City Council Races

Some 21 candidates have already filed to run in the city’s seven competitive races.

Local Salmon Face Dire Future Amid Effects Of Climate Change

At least two local salmon species in the Puget Sound region may be near the end of their ability to naturally reproduce.

King County Council Approves Fossil Fuel Moratorium

Six-month moratorium on new fossil fuel infrastructure was narrowly approved.

Freight Or Fire: King County’s Trash Problem

Should we ship away waste or build an incinerator?

Quadrant and Iris performing at Le Bikini nightclub in France. Photo by Thomas Feugas

Seattle’s First Family of Drum and Bass

Leigh and Karen Caplan (Quadrant and Iris) are key producers in Seattle thriving underground electronic music scene.

Quadrant and Iris performing at Le Bikini nightclub in France. Photo by Thomas Feugas

South King County Coalition Targets Affordable Housing

Rent and housing increases have hit south end communities particularly hard.