Aaron Kunkler

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.

Microsoft Will Invest $500 Million Toward Regional Housing

The money will be used to subsidize and preserve low- and middle-income housing.

Exit Poll Indicates Washington Voters Still Support Climate Change Action

State environmental organizations’ poll points to continuing support for carbon-reducing measures.

Dembowski Selected to Chair King County Council

Dembowski will take over the position from Joe McDermott, who served as chair for three years.

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.

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 Turn Attention to 30-Round Magazines, 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

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.

It Looks A Lot Like Inslee Is Running For President

New statements and political fundraising from the Governor point towards a 2020 presidential bid.

How Does The Texas ACA Ruling Affect Washington?

A ruling last week from a Texas judge striking down the ACA will likely be overturned.

State Supreme Court Upholds Youth Jail Levy

The decision, issued Dec. 27, sided with King County and allows it to keep collecting revenue.

Harborview Hall Homeless Shelter Launches On First Hill

The shelter has been in the works for two years as the building has been renovated.

King County Launches Text to 911 Service

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