Bothell presents ‘state of the city’

Goals for 2019 include fiscal and environmental sustainability.

Eastside group Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) participated in the Womxn’s March for the third time on Jan. 19. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photos

Thousands march in third annual Seattle Women’s March

Marchers include residents from the Eastside

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 Jan. 7.

King County Council proclaims January as Martin Luther King Jr. Month

This year’s theme is “affirmative action equals justice.”

Bothell sends 1st District legislators off to Olympia

The long session started Jan. 14.

46th district legislators listen to Kenmore residents’ concerns

Issues range from tobacco to transportation to climate change.

Microsoft will invest $500 million toward regional housing

About $225 million will subsidize middle income housing in Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Issaquah, Renton and Sammamish

Combating bigotry | Windows and Mirrors

Author and journalist Jonathan Weisman visited the Stroum Jewish Community Center to as part of the center’s “Words to the Wise” series.

Cotton to speak at next Pub Night Talks event at McMenamins

He will discuss Frederick Law Olmsted’s legacy of including green spaces in urban planning.

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Kenmore council names new plannning commissioners

The commission will have its first student member.

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Bothell offers insight on rainy season streams and gardening

Locals can learn how to prepare their garden for spring and offer input on future workshops.

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Sports
At long last, Edgar Martinez’s waiting game is over. Photo by clare_and_ben/Flickr

Edgar Martinez finally makes the Hall of Fame

In his last year on the ballot, the Mariner legend and greatest designated hitter of all time gets the Cooperstown call.

 

Hekker, Rams headed to Super Bowl

Bothell’s Johnny Hekker is headed to the Super Bowl with the Los Angeles Rams. The Bothell High graduate handled the… Continue reading

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Opinion

Combating bigotry | Windows and Mirrors

Author and journalist Jonathan Weisman visited the Stroum Jewish Community Center to as part of the center’s “Words to the Wise” series.

 

Country Village is a wonderful place | Letter

Is anyone still outraged by the soon-to-be destruction of Country Village? I sure am. It was the Disneyland of Bothell… Continue reading

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Northwest
Attendees gather after the Dec. 21, 2018, meeting at Seattle’s Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Washington indigenous communities push for action to address violence against women

A new law seeks to strength data collection on missing and murdered indigenous women.

 

Marketplace
More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

 

Boeing reaches out to help military members and their families

Growing up on a military base can have its share of challenges for children, including the stress of having a Continue reading...

 

A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.
                                A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.

Boeing announces nearly $250 million in corporate giving

Includes $55 million in new grants to charitable partners and their programs in 2019 and beyond

 

First BOEING 777X flight test airplane comes together

Boeing’s longest passenger jet to fly in 2019

 

Business
Drs. Jared and Kirsten Spitz are Torque Release Technique proficiency certified chiropractors at Apex Chiropractic. Photo courtesy of Apex Chiropractic

Apex Chiropractic opens in Bothell

Owners Jared and Kirsten Spitz use the torque release technique to treat patients.