Aaron Kunkler

Kenmore City Council shocked by deconstruction of 520 at Lakepointe

Deconstruction of the old State Route 520 bridge could begin in Kenmore as soon as April 25 after the Washington State Department of Transportation and contractor Kiewit/General/Manson (KGM) announced their plans at a March 14 Kenmore City Council meeting.

Two years on, NSD decision to move ninth-grade sports causing concerns

During the 2013-14 school year, Northshore School District (NSD) began shifting ninth-grade sports from junior high schools to high schools, generating both support and opposition from parents.

Bothell ceramic artist melds humanity with nature

This concentration of ‘life force’ is what drew Michele Yugen Lewis, 40, to Bothell a decade ago. Trained as an emergency veterinarian, Lewis said around three years ago she decided she needed to make a change.

Bothell police search for three fraud suspects caught on camera

Bothell police are looking for two women who are suspected of breaking into a vehicle parked at the Bothell Park and Ride and using a stolen credit card to make purchases.

Code violations way down in Kenmore

Code compliance violation cases in Kenmore have dramatically dropped off since 2013, a phenomena which city staff attributes to a pay off of policy changes.

Residents take a stand to spread cheer

Clad in bright yellow shirts and holding cheery signs some 20 people staked out Thrasher’s Corner last Friday for what the event coordinator called a ‘happiness sprinkling’ event.

Kenmore city manager optimistic about future in State of the City address

Slow and steady was the theme of the day at Wednesday's Kenmore State of the City luncheon as city manager Rob Karlinsey took the stage for the second annual event.

State Transportation Commission repeals I-405 tolls nights, weekends, holidays

Toll lanes on Interstate 405 will only collect tolls weekdays from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. after a vote by the Washington State Transportation Commission earlier today.

Bothell interfaith leader leads House prayer

Ryan Welton, 32, is a Muslim community leader at the Islamic Center of Bothell, a local mosque.

Mountlake Terrace man robs Bothell bank

A 46-year-old Mountlake Terrace man was arrested Friday after robbing a bank in unincorporated Bothell.

Spring forward this Sunday, gain an hour more of gloom | Reporter notes

The worst day of the year rolls around again this Sunday morning at 2 a.m., effectively destroying your sleep schedule for the coming week and (likely) making some Starbucks executive squeal with joy come Monday morning.

Kenmore Junior High adds two gender neutral bathrooms

State law mandates that schools allow students to use a ‘facility consistent with that individual’s gender identity,’ but actually accessing them isn’t always so easy.

Why are there so many biomed companies in Bothell?

A solid K-12 school district, graduates from the UW Bothell and Edmonds and Everett Community Colleges, a growing downtown in Bothell, proximity to similar businesses and expertise and lower taxes than Seattle and other metropolitan areas help.

Martial arts singled out for sales taxes statewide

Last October, state lawmakers voted to reclassify martial arts schools to be taxed as fitness clubs, levying a sales tax instead of being taxed like a service, raising taxes and prices by up to 9.6 percent, effective the first of this year.

Updates on two Kenmore assaults

Deputies arrested two men in separate incidents after they assaulted people.

Have you seen this story board?

The project involves a large board which has pieces of paper with written confessions hanging on it. Confessors write down their confession and place it into a shoebox, which is then sorted by Helmon or an assistant, and confessions are hung from the board.

Northshore School District Superintendent Larry Francois notifies school board of plan to resign

Northshore School District (NSD) Superintendent Larry Francois has announced he will be resigning at the end of this school.

Card and board game cafe opening this spring in Bothell

Zulu's Board Game Cafe on Main Street in Bothell could be open as soon as the end of March or early April.

Bothell church fighting for the hungry

“Our church is a large church, and very generous,” director Susie Disch said of the 3,000 member congregation. “What we want to do is make sure our clients are getting the food we would buy.”

Circa 15 weaves a modern twist on quilting

Kenmore resident Kristen Suzuki, owner of the Circa 15 quilting store in downtown Kirkland, falls squarely in this camp.