FEMA Region 10 Headquarters, Regional Response Coordination Center (RRCC) staff monitor flood activities in Washington and Oregon during heavy rains in November 2006 that flooded many Western Washington rivers, homes, communities and towns. Photo courtesy of Marvin Nauman, FEMA

FEMA encourages year-round disaster preparedness

National Preparedness Month, on the tail end of hurricane season, encourages locals to be mindful.

Police investigate the scene of the shooting. Photo courtesy of the city of Bothell

Bothell police investigate shooting

Police received a 911 call reporting a man with a gun shot wound. He’s still in critical condition.

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Rain gardens: Nature’s sponge

A seminar will teach you how to create this natural way to control runoff in your yard

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Suspect steals iPad from stroller during wedding | Police blotter

The Bothell police blotter for Aug. 31 through Sept. 5.

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Photos courtesy of Trooper Rick Johnson

Troopers seek hit and run suspect, call on public for help

The Washington State Patrol asked locals for any information to identify the vehicle and suspect.

The amended ordinance will allocate $135 million in lodging tax revenues for Safeco Field upkeep over the next two decades. Photo by Cacophony/Wikipedia Commons

King County Council approves $135 million public investment in Safeco Field

A council committee voted to advance a last-minute “compromise” plan to fund stadium maintenance.

Oktoberfest returns to Kirkland September 21 to 23.

Oktoberfest in Kirkland is the Seattle area’s largest authentic German Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest returns to Kirkland, Washington this weekend for three epic days of cold bier (beer), hot sausages and plenty of… Continue reading

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Orlay to host North Creek tours

Attendees will learn about local salmon varieties in addition to the area’s watershed.

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Excited to lead Eastside news coverage | Editorial

Corey Morris takes lead as regional editor of Eastside publications

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Kenmore Planning Commission responds to Reporter article regarding mobile home parks | Guest editorial

On July 20, this paper published an article headlined “Bothell, Kenmore look at affordable housing options.” This letter is written Continue reading...

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September is Suicide Prevention Month, and Crisis Connections is joining with community partners to help others learn about resources that can help during times of crisis.

In spite of rising rates of suicide, what can you do to help?

According to the Center for Disease Control’s monthly report Vital Signs, suicide rates rose by 25.4% in the US from Continue reading...

Opinion
A group of F3 members perform “Handslap Merkins” as they wait for the other group to return from a run around the parking lot. Photo Courtesy of Brian “Dilfer” Gawthrop

F3 brings local men together for fitness, fellowship and faith

Reporter Kailan Manadic participates in a morning workout with the local men’s fitness group and is nicknamed after a well-known crime dog.

 

Marketplace

Meet Crisis Connections: The Real Connection between Seattle’s Crisis Clinic and the Community

Stress – many of us are all too familiar with this word. Everyone experiences stress. However, sometimes, what seems like Continue reading...

 

Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence

 

Business

Bothell Main Street business bouncing back after construction

After a fire and construction slowed business, many merchants are seeing people return.