The Council recognized the AFIS program as it celebrates 30 years of assisting law enforcement throughout King County. Councilmembers, AFIS staff and King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht join AFIS regional manager, Carol Gillespie. Photo courtesy of King County.

King County Council recognizes county’s Automated Fingerprint Information System

For three decades, AFIS has helped law enforcement solve thousands of cases.

‘This might have been a once in a generation opportunity’: Kenmore’s Lakepointe deal grinds to a halt

City officials unsure of what comes next for the more than 50 acre industrial site.

King County Flood Control District approves 2019 Budget on Nov. 5. Photo courtesy of King County Flood Control District.

King County Flood Control District approves $93 million budget

The 2019 District Budget will maintain current flood protection services.

Members of the Bothell Police Department and Deputy Mayor Davina Duerr pose with Beca Nistrian and Will Tinkham after the city made its proclamation for “Cup of Kindness Day” on May 1. Photo via Twitter

Bothell nominated as a top 10 nicest place in America

Reader’s Digest held its second annual search for the nicest place in America. Bothell is a finalist.

Lakepointe is a 52-acre industrial site at the mouth of the Sammamish River and Lake Washington which the city of Kenmore has been hoping to see developed for nearly three decades. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Kenmore’s Lakepointe development talks collapse

A representative of the potential developer said it may be close to being dead.

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Student veterans receive new resource center at UW Bothell

The Veterans Resource Center at UW Bothell was created after student veterans indicated they wanted a space designated for themselves.

Not everyone feels celebratory at the holidays. Remember, it’s okay to take some time and space for yourself, or to ask for help.

Are the Holidays too Much? Tips to Manage Stress this Holiday Season

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Union defeats Bothell in high-scoring contest

Cougars fall, 49-35, in state quarterfinals.

The next generation | Letter

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Boys cannot just be boys | Windows and Mirrors

What happens when bad behavior does not come with consequences?

Big Oil’s ‘Kool-Aid’ | Letter

Voters drank Big Oil’s “KoolAid” on Nov. 6 and rejected Initiative 1631. It goes to show that money can still Continue reading...

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Life
Members of the King County Council join retiring executive director of ARCH Arthur Sullivan after the council recognized Sullivan as a voice for affordable housing in East King County. Photo courtesy of King County.

King County Council recognizes ARCH’S Arthur Sullivan

Executive director of A Regional Coalition for Housing retires after three decades.

 

Opinion

Thank you Bothell | Guest editorial

Bothell City Council thanks community after passing of two public safety measures on the ballot.

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Mental health and young people | Letter

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Northwest

Safeco Field funding referendum withdrawn

The mysterious backers of the initiative won’t say why, but some think it’s because they couldn’t get funding to gather the necessary signatures.

 

Shortest ever ‘Obamacare’ enrollment period starts Nov. 1

The Trump administration slashes the time frame to sign up for insurance.

 

Marketplace

Are you ready to take your teaching to the next level?

Innovative approach to early childhood education attracts great teachers

 

The Benefits of CBD for Older Adults

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Local Students Engineering Smart Solutions for Boeing

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Technology puts healthcare at your fingertips

Accessibility, integration and convenience transform care

 

Business

Jersey Mike’s opens in Bothell

The sandwich shop is holding a grand opening and free sandwich fundraiser from Nov. 14-18 to support the Northshore Schools Foundation.

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