Andy Nystrom

Inglemoor’s Portugal fires no-hitter in season-opening victory

Connor Portugal couldn’t be more ecstatic about what went down last Friday. He took the mound in the season opener, a new all-turf field was… Continue reading

DelBene discusses No Religious Registry Act and more with interfaith leaders

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene glanced around the table on Tuesday afternoon at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) and told the eight interfaith leaders that… Continue reading

Police chiefs meet with community members at Eastside Muslim Safety Forum

As Eastside police chiefs and others gathered at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) on Tuesday night, something was missing.

Sheriff seeks public help to find suspect in assault on Marymoor Park Trail in Redmond

Six days after a male suspect attacked a 42-year-old Redmond woman on the Marymoor Park Trail, detectives from the Redmond Police Department (RPD) and the King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) are working closely to locate the suspect.

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.

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.

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office recruits citizens for academies

The Snohomish County Sheriffs Office (SCSO) is offering its 'Citizen Academy' at two locations in January.

Former Green Bay Packer Driver shares his story of poverty and homelessness at Hopelink luncheon

Donald Driver doesn't hold anything back. When the former professional football player tells his story to people, they get the whole deal. It's an emotional and riveting ride dotted with harsh times — experiencing poverty and homelessness — that lead to victory in the end.

New coach, era for Cedar Park Christian football team | Football preview

Forty-plus Cedar Park Christian football players were sweating, grunting and yelling while running intense sets of lines at the end of a recent practice.

Crossfire prepares youth for college, pro ball — and life

Cheryl Manao and her son, Justin, sport the same facial expressions and inflection in their voices when reminiscing about when 2014 USA World Cup player DeAndre Yedlin honed his skills with the Crossfire Premier Soccer Club, which serves the Northshore area.

Tragedies affect everyone | Editorial

I drove to work on Tuesday morning, but I don’t recall many details of what transpired on the way there.

Niners lose, sadness wins — but we’ll be back next year | Nystrom

I remember waiting for the dreaded phone call from my schoolmate, Tony.

Gov. Inslee, community leaders hold Washington STEM Summit | Education

Brad Smith eyed the crowd, stretched his arms out, opened his hands and smiled.

It’s been an enjoyable journey – thanks for everything | Editor’s Notebook

When I took over the Bothell-Kenmore Reporter editor’s seat 5 ½ years ago, I was thrilled to be back in the area full time after working out of the company’s Bellevue and Kent offices for a few years.

Silicon Mechanics weathering the economic storm

When disastrous floods hit Thailand last fall, Eva Cherry and her Silicon Mechanics crew had to rack their brains in order to complete their rackmount-servers orders. What happened a world away affected the Bothell company since the servers need hard drives, and Thailand is the place where nearly 45 percent of the world's devices are produced, according to an NPR report.

Bothell’s Webster gives back to the game he loves

Thirty years later, Cody Webster is still tuned in to the Little League World Series. At age 12, he dominated his opponents while pitching Kirkland National Little League to a 5-0 championship win over Taiwan in Williamsport, Pa. He blasted a 280-foot home run during that game and helped knock the Taiwanese off their five-straight-titles perch.

Bothell business scene: AleHouse to move, Alexa’s serving beer and wine

After 16 years in business, the Main Street AleHouse & Eatery in downtown Bothell is closing its doors tonight. However, according to a sign the owners have hung on the establishment's front window and a notice placed on their Facebook page, Susan and Gary Southwick will incorporate the restaurant/bar into their other business, Preservation Kitchen, which is located on Bothell Way Northeast.

A dozen locals earn Northshore Wall of Honor awards | Slideshow

Twelve Northshore School District alumni, former staff or board members were inducted to the Wall of Honor for 2012 and recognized at a special ceremony on Aug. 16 at Pop Keeney Stadium. Most were present, and some were represented by family members.

Bothell cyclist will trek from Seattle to Spokane to memorialize his wife

Felicia Gorow isn't preparing for a 300-plus-mile bike ride — her father, Mark, is on board with that. However, Felicia is certainly tuned in to Mark's training regimen.

Bothell’s Frazier sells cupcakes, helps fight hunger

“Fighting hunger with every bite.” That’s what Taylor Frazier hopes to achieve with her nonprofit, The Cupcake Brigade, and her catchy, effective motto.