Andy Nystrom

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.

National Night Out means safety tips in Kenmore, Bothell

It was a night for neighbors to mingle and police officers to dispatch important crime- and drug-prevention information. In Bothell, officers visited with residents who opened up their front yards for National Night Out on Aug. 7. Both Kelly Avery Clark and Jeannie D’Ambrosia met with Sgt. Clint Beck and others at their homes around town to discuss safety issues.

McAuliffe, McCravey lead the way in Legislative District 1 | Primary Election

Bothell residents Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe and Dawn McCravey are the top-two vote-getters in the Legislative District 1 state-senator category of the primary and are headed for a showdown in November.

Kids receive free lunches through Summer Meals Program in Kenmore

As the children lined up near the Kenmore Elementary gym on a recent Tuesday at noon, Tiffany Feist greeted each boy and girl with a smile and nod of the head and handed them a free bag of lunch.

Finding peace in a chaotic world at Sikh temple | Editor’s Notebook

What’s satisfying about this job is that I get to step into another world every once in a while. One that’s not too far away from my own, but just around the corner. Drive near the Thrashers Corner area of Bothell, look for the Sikh Centre of Seattle sign — jutting out from the tree-lined road at 20412 Bothell-Everett Highway — and turn in and be welcomed into a community that maybe you didn’t know much about.

Bothell man drowns in Ohanapecosh River

Michael Barrett of Bothell drowned in the Lewis County Ohanapecosh River after he was pinned underneath some large logs and rocks on Aug. 11.