Andy Nystrom

Keller shows goalies how it’s done at Northwest Soccer Camp

An unshakable self-belief. That's what former professional English league goalkeeper Paul Barron feels drove Kasey Keller to succeed in a world full of stellar netminders.

‘American Idol’ alum Blake Lewis is back with new album ‘Heartbreak on Vinyl’

It's all about giving a smile and getting one back, according to Blake Lewis.

Inglemoor High bounces its way back to state

One by one, the players stepped up to the free-throw line, each Viking concentrating deeply on the crucial task in front of him.

Sen. Murray of Bothell teams up with Sounders Women to discuss Title IX

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray from Bothell teamed up with some Seattle Sounders Women players today to celebrate 40 years of Title IX, which allowed women equal access to athletic opportunities. Murray, Sounders players Megan Rapinoe, Stephanie Cox and Sydney Leroux and one Garfield High student-athlete spoke to a crowd of female athletes this afternoon at Garfield High.

Kenmore man awaits results of investigation into accident that killed 2-year-old girl in Redmond

Flowers were placed near the area where a 2-year-old Redmond girl was struck by a car and killed at Redmond Town Center on the evening of July 1. No charges have been filed against the 25-year-old Kenmore male driver.

It’s go time with D’Ambrosio tonight

And tonight's guest singers are: Ksenia Popova, 20, of Lynnwood and Ryan Wuflestad, 21, of Woodinville.

Man shot and killed by deputy in Bothell-area home

Norma Wall first heard the sirens, and then a host of police cars, fire engines and emergency medical technician trucks rolled up near her home on the 2000 block of 187th Place Southeast in unincorporated Snohomish County near Bothell last Sunday just after noon. "A lot of neighbors were outside wondering what the heck was going on," Wall said of the 13 or so vehicles in the area. "We wanted to, of course, make sure the neighborhood was safe. Is it safe for children to be outside?" Norma Wall first heard the sirens, and then a host of police cars, fire engines and emergency medical technician trucks rolled up near her home on the 2000 block of 187th Place Southeast in unincorporated Snohomish County near Bothell last Sunday just after noon. "A lot of neighbors were outside wondering what the heck was going on," Wall said of the 13 or so vehicles in the area. "We wanted to, of course, make sure the neighborhood was safe. Is it safe for children to be outside?"

Kenmore, Bothell city council newcomers are set to make a difference

When Brent Smith attended Kenmore City Council meetings as an outsider, he didn’t always see things running smoothly. From his spot in the crowd, the longtime resident often witnessed a lack of communication between the elected officials and bits of dysfunction creeping into the gatherings.

Bothell police seeking information in hit-and-run accident

A Bothell woman, who was the victim of a hit-and-run accident, and police are asking the public to help her locate the other driver. The woman's creme-colored Kia Soul was rear-ended between 11 a.m. and noon Sept. 22 near the Bank of America on Bothell Everett Highway and 228th Street Southeast in Canyon Park. She suffered a concussion and back, neck and shoulder injuries; her car received $7,500 worth of damage.

A high-five for school unity at Rachel’s Challenge assembly

Toward the end of this morning's Rachel's Challenge assembly at Skyview Junior High, presenter Jonathan Oliver asked students to close their eyes, bow their heads and focus for a minute on their lives.

Bothell boy honored for his bravery following car accident

After her car took a hit, spun across the highway and flipped onto its roof, all Tina Fischer could think about were her two young boys, Will and James. When the car settled, Tina at first couldn’t hear the boys in the back seat, but Will, 9, was already in action: he calmly reached over and unbuckled James’ seat belt and put the 5-year-old in a safe position. Tina’s hearing soon kicked back into gear and she then knew that everyone was safe after their early evening accident on Interstate 405 in Bothell last Dec. 7.

Mariners follow their dreams around the basepaths, encourage Kenmore Elementary students to strive for success, as well

Five Seattle Mariners — with their beloved Moose in tow — hit a grand slam with their discussion of thriving in school and following dreams with Kenmore Elementary students Wednesday during the team's 13th annual DREAM Team day.

North Bothell Little League finishes regional tournament with 2-4 record

North Bothell Little League's World Series dreams are dashed.

Bothell’s McOmber is ready to start slugging for Dartmouth College

During one of Britta McOmber’s early fastpitch softball games, she made a rookie error that she laughs about these days.

Bastyr University is a hotbed for national award winners

Leanna Standish gives a slight smile when discussing her recent Natural Products Association Clinician Award. It’s fine, she notes, but the Bastyr University clinical researcher has her sights on the big picture: “I don’t feel as though we’re even close to having our work done. There’s so much we don’t know, there is so much work to do.”

Bothell High’s Hartvigson, Porter invited to play in Team USA vs. The World football game

It's Team USA vs. The World, and Bothell High seniors Michael Hartvigson and Colin Porter are on board for this once-in-a-lifetime football event.

Hard hits, tons of scoring are part of Cedar Park Christian’s plan / Prep Football Preview

As big No. 99 Austin Donnel — all 6-foot-4 and 235 pounds of him — watched two of his teammates smash shoulder pads during a drill, the senior yelled: "That's a good noise!"

Treating exotic animals just right in Bothell

As Adolf Maas glides from room to room of his 7,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Center for Bird & Exotic Animal Medicine, he’s got a skip in his step. When he proudly speaks of the center’s digital X-ray and electronic-monitor equipment — and, of course, the animals they treat — he does so in a smooth voice that’s attached with a smile. The center’s new location near the wetlands off Northeast 195th Street in Bothell is a bonus for the Kenmore native. “I couldn’t come up with a better location. I like the fact that we’re on the wetlands and the stream and the amount of wildlife we have on the property, because I think that really reflects well on what we do. We do bird medicine and we’ve got pairs of nesting Canada geese in the wetlands behind the property,” said the 43-year-old doctor of veterinary medicine, who moved from his much smaller hospital (1,050 square feet) on Main Street to the new spot fourth months ago.

All smiles at Wayne Curve Project grand opening in Bothell

Wayne Curve may be located in Bothell, but with Kenmore just up the road on the shared State Route 522, the two cities are sometimes mentioned in the same sentence when people discuss local happenings.

Students get free heart screenings: ‘I want to be young forever,’ junior says

As she watched students flow through the doors of the Bothell High gym to get their free heart screenings, Darla Varrenti shook her head and smiled.