Andy Nystrom

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.

Bothell’s Rivera looks to Sounders’ Montero for inspiration; team preps for soccer season

Yordan Rivera can’t help but smile — what seems as wide as a soccer goal mouth — when he reveals the events that took place in his living room last month.

When snow hits, Northshore School District officials have decisions to make

Northshore School District’s buses aren’t the only “well-oiled machines” in the area. When it comes to making crucial decisions about school closures or delays — or if and when those buses will roll — when inclement weather hits the region, the district superintendent and other officials are “raring to go,” said Leanna Albrecht, Northshore School District communications director.

Energy abounds at Bothell Youth Tennis camps

Coach Michael Pizzo laughs when he discusses the talented Evelyn Flint.There’s no joke involved, but the Bothell High varsity tennis coach wishes Flint, 14, wasn’t… Continue reading

Bothell High seniors to host fashion show for students of all sizes

Kelsey Brobeck admits she struggled with an eating disorder in the past. For her Bothell High senior project, she’ll be shedding a positive light on body image in her “Rock Your Body” fashion show from 7-9:30 p.m. Jan. 11 in the school commons.

Smooth setting: Cedar Park Christian qualifies for state for sixth straight year/ 1A Volleyball

It's a well-known fact that Cedar Park Christian's girls can play some stellar volleyball, evidenced by the Eagles' six straight state appearances with coach Julie Nelson. However, most people may not be aware of what gets the Eagles fired up for a match.

Making a splash at the state championships

It was the longest race of the day, and two of the youngest Northshore swimmers tackled the 500-yard freestyle with verve.

Brauns shoots, scores at camp

I’ll admit it — last Tuesday I was a bit worried about the assignment I gave myself.

Dickson set to coach Cedar Park Christian girls, a team he knows well

Cedar Park Christian has hired Alan Dickson as its new varsity girls basketball coach.Dickson, a Cedar Park substitute teacher who has two grandkids at the… Continue reading