Samantha Pak

When we ban books | Windows and Mirrors

What message does it send when certain stories are censored?

 

This is the Eastside: Stories welcome | Windows and Mirrors

This new column will focus on highlighting the stories of the underrepresented populations on the Eastside.

 

Suspect taken into custody after eight-hour standoff with Bothell police | UPDATE

The initial report was for a suspicious circumstance.

 

The default in our own stories | Editorial

Senior editor Samantha Pak reflects on what representation in media means to her.

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Freedom to feel safe | Reporter’s Desk

Let’s not forget that July 4 is a day that celebrates the freedoms we have in this country.

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Northshore men plead guilty to shooting-related incidents last year

Brian Garrett Wingender of Kenmore and Dustin Bradshaw of Bothell will serve about four years and two years, respectively.

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It could have been #MeToo | Editorial

Editor Samantha Pak reflects upon the USA Gymnastics sex abuse scandal.

Local gymnastics community calls for change in sport culture

As a young adult, “Amy Johnson” had received a number of professional massages. Her massage therapists had always been female and it wasn’t until she… Continue reading

NSD ballot measures would address technology needs, overcrowding and more

Propositions 1, 2 and 3 will be on the Feb. 13 measure.

Tens of thousands take to the streets for Seattle Women’s March

Marchers included residents from the greater Eastside.

UW Bothell’s Ali combines art with social justice

Recent installation helps get campus discussing social issues.

Deputy Zornes retires after 37 years on the force

Gary Zornes has served the Kenmore and north King County area for his entire career.

A Keener’s Christmas: Local couple decorates home for a good cause

Jeff and Candice Keener are collecting financial donations for Strong Against Cancer and non-perishable food items for Hopelink.

Young Kenmore author includes adventures and lessons in her stories

9-year-old Amy Zhao has published four books by the time she reached fourth grade.

20-year-old woman dies in collision in Bothell

A single-car collision over the weekend in Bothell resulted in the death of a 20-year-old woman. Hannah Rising of Mukilteo died after her car veered… Continue reading

Two-time cancer survivor runs to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research

When she was 24 years old, Janae Smith and her husband were at a friend’s house when she felt stabbing pains in her breast. She… Continue reading

Manandic goes from intern to reporter | Editorial

If you’ve been reading the Bothell/Kenmore Reporter online in the last week or so, you may have seen a familiar name. That name is Kailan… Continue reading

Bothell police conduct K-9 search in downtown

After conducting a K-9 search near downtown, Bothell police believe two warrant suspects have left the area. Capt. Mike Johnson with the Bothell Police Department… Continue reading

Mural goes up around CalPortland silos in Kenmore

After about two and a half years since its inception, the mural is now up around the silos at the CalPortland concrete plant along Highway… Continue reading

Bothell’s Sirmon to be honored for Under Armour All-America selection

Bothell High School senior and quarterback Jacob Sirmon will be honored on Thursday for his selection to play in the 2018 Under Armour All-America High… Continue reading