Andy Nystrom

Inglemoor Vikings are ready to run past 4A Kingco opponents / Prep Football Preview

Let the Vikings loose. Inglemoor High coach Frank Naish has said that he's always got a stable full of ball carriers to power his team's offense.

Mother, daughter follow ‘recklessly driven vehicle’; journey ends in Bothell rear-end accident

What started out as a drive to the Plateau turned into a jaunt around Bothell following a speeding, swerving motorist.

Kenmore takes Family Circle top-10 honors

Mayor David Baker knew about the honor for a week or so, but kept it under wraps. But now it's official: Family Circle magazine has named the city of Kenmore one of the 10 best towns and cities across the country for families. The city will be featured in the August issue that will hit newsstands July 7.

Locals are on the ballot for primary election

For six Bothell residents and one Kenmore resident, the start is now for either being elected or re-elected into office. Primary election ballots were mailed out earlier this week and the vote tallying will begin on Aug. 7. July 30 is the deadline for in-person voter registration at the county elections office for people not already registered in Washington state.

Northshore YMCA rallies big time for its Partners with Youth campaign

When the Northshore YMCA fund-raisers want to rally, they take their duty to the hilt. During their Feb. 22 meet-up to discuss the 2012 Partners With Youth Annual Giving Campaign, Erv Desmet stood in front of the group and, with arms and voice raised, fired them up with a “boom shakalaka” chant.

Cell-phone photos help Bothell investigator locate hit-and-run truck driver | Update

Aided by witnesses' cell-phone photos, a Bothell Police Department investigator tracked down a loaded tractor-trailer driver who struck a utility pole on State Route 522 in Bothell and drove away from the scene last Thursday morning.

Bothell’s Benzel competes at PGA Championship

Ritzville Municipal Golf Course, third green — that’s where Ryan Benzel spent a ton of time during his high-school years.

Election 2011: The voting will soon begin/ Editor’s Notebook

The Nov. 8 general election is nearing, and the Bothell-Kenmore Reporter is gearing up for its Oct. 7 election issue. I've sent out questionnaires to all the candidates running for positions on the Bothell and Kenmore city councils, Northshore School District board, Northshore Utility District board and King County Fire Protection District No. 16 board. The candidates' answers are rolling in and I look forward to putting the election package together over the next two weeks. We'll all get to know a little bit about our candidates Oct. 7, and then you can make your decisions when the ballots are mailed out Oct. 20.

Inglemoor, Bothell students lending a hand / Editor’s notebook

Times are tough for everyone, but those hit hardest are not alone in the fight. Whether it’s during the holidays or all days, Northshore residents… Continue reading

Bridge tolling begins: How State Route 522 will fare with added traffic

It's been slightly busier in some spots, but business as usual in others on State Route 522 today through Bothell and Kenmore, according to locals.

Romanian national arrested in Bothell sentenced to five years in prison for bank fraud, aggravated identity theft

Thanks to a citizen's keen eye and instinct, she alerted Bothell police officers who tracked down and arrested a pair of men suspected of "skimming" credit cards at Canyon Park-area Chase Bank and Bank of America ATMs about a year ago.

Bothell and Kenmore are ‘growing up’ with new projects, buildings/ Editor’s Notebook

When I first moved to San Jose, Calif., for college in the fall of 1987, there were signs all around downtown that read, “San Jose is Growing Up.” There was plenty of construction happening and new buildings and businesses were slated to pave the way toward the city’s future.

Semi crashes, 10-15 gallons of its fuel reaches Sammamish River

A semi tractor trailer failed to maneuver a curve on the 17500 block of Northeast Woodinville-Duvall Road yesterday afternoon and slammed on its side, spilling between 30-35 gallons of diesel fuel out of its cap.

Good to Go? Tolling could be a headache for SR 522 drivers

The time is near. Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) officials announced earlier this month that State Route 520 bridge tolling will begin Dec. 29. And that means drivers who choose to dodge payments could be headed Bothell and Kenmore’s way via SR 522 around Lake Washington.

Inglemoor stages big comeback in 63-54 win over rival Bothell / Boys basketball

A crowd-pleasing dunk, a smoothe 3-pointer and a flashy break-away layin. That's what it took to kickstart Inglemoor High's second-half comeback and lead the Vikings into the victory column, 63-54, Friday afternoon against crosstown rival Bothell High.

Bothell’s Rauniyar eyes 1st District seat

Darshan Rauniyar appreciates a good challenge. The 42-year-old Bothell resident moved from Nepal to the United States 22 years ago to study electronics engineering. In pursuit of the American Dream, he first earned his master in business administration from Portland State University and then his engineering degree from the Oregon Institute of Technology. That was just the start. “I came from one of the poorest countries in the world. I came to this country for education,” he said. “At a hi-tech company, (I went from) starting as a technician, climbing the corporate ladder, to running a company.”

Tim Driver: ‘He was like a brother to me,’ Bothell High basketball coach says / Obituary

It was Spirit Night at Bothell High's home volleyball match on Tuesday, and Cougar coach Marlie Davis made sure that Tim Driver's presence was felt. After asking for a moment of silence before the match, Davis noted that Driver would want the Bothell and Newport players to have fun and compete hard. Last Friday afternoon, Driver — a Bothell basketball and softball coach and Newport football offensive coordinator — died of natural causes due to hypertensive cardiovascular disease, according to the King County Medical Examiner's office. Newport coaches learned of Driver's death following the Knights' victory over Bothell that evening.

Bothell soccer players kick their way to nationals with Crossfire Premier

Alexes Lopez-Shaw controlled the back row while Caroline Brawner made sure things were flowing well up front.

Child struck by car, killed at Redmond Town Center, driver from Kenmore

Carnations and a single red rose were placed near the area where a 2-year-old Redmond girl was struck by a car and killed at Redmond Town Center on Wednesday evening.

McMenamins: welcome to Bothell / Editor’s Notebook

About a month ago, I was checking out the construction crews putting up grandstands over at Pop Keeney Field, and I glanced over at the nearby shuttered Northshore Pool building.