Stephanie Quiroz

The Kenmore City Council announced Suzanne Greathouse and Nathan Loutsis as the newest members of the Planning Commission. Loutsis is the first student to join the commission. Photo courtesy of the City of Kenmore.

Inglemoor’s Loutsis joins Planning Commission

Nathan Loutsis is the first high school student to serve on a commission in Kenmore.

 

Eastside group Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) participated in the Womxn’s March for the third time on Jan. 19. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photos

Thousands march in third annual Seattle Women’s March

Marchers include residents from the Eastside

 

King County Council proclaims January as Martin Luther King Jr. Month

This year’s theme is “affirmative action equals justice.”

 

Drs. Jared and Kirsten Spitz are Torque Release Technique proficiency certified chiropractors at Apex Chiropractic. Photo courtesy of Apex Chiropractic

Apex Chiropractic opens in Bothell

Owners Jared and Kirsten Spitz use the torque release technique to treat patients.

Drs. Jared and Kirsten Spitz are Torque Release Technique proficiency certified chiropractors at Apex Chiropractic. Photo courtesy of Apex Chiropractic
King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert is excited to serve as chair in the new committee. Courtesy of King County.

Lambert to chair new King County Council committee

She is excited to serve as chair of Department of Local Services.

King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert is excited to serve as chair in the new committee. Courtesy of King County.
In 2018, King County and several partners safeguarded 365 acres, including five acres in the former Wayne Golf Course in Bothell, from development in five separate December land deals. Bothell-Kenmore Reporter file photo

King County protects open spaces to close out 2018

Protected space included five acres in the former Wayne Golf Coure in Bothell.

In 2018, King County and several partners safeguarded 365 acres, including five acres in the former Wayne Golf Course in Bothell, from development in five separate December land deals. Bothell-Kenmore Reporter file photo
On Jan. 5, participants ran a 5K or 10K race at the Worst Day of the Year Run. Hundreds of participants dressed up in costume to run/walk. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

McMenamins hosts 5K, 10K walk/run in Bothell

Hundreds participate in 5K, 10K walk/run on the traditionally the “worst” weather day of the year.

On Jan. 5, participants ran a 5K or 10K race at the Worst Day of the Year Run. Hundreds of participants dressed up in costume to run/walk. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.
Tennis Outreach Programs (TOPs) in Kirkland, received donated van from Councilmember Claudia Balducci. (L-R) Travis Roach, Councilmember Balducci and Charles Hodge. Courtesy of King County.

Three Eastside Organizations receive “retired” King County vans

Councilmember Claudia Balducci donates three vans to help each organization in its mission.

Tennis Outreach Programs (TOPs) in Kirkland, received donated van from Councilmember Claudia Balducci. (L-R) Travis Roach, Councilmember Balducci and Charles Hodge. Courtesy of King County.
A community-led environmental project along Hamm Creek was partially funded by a King County WaterWorks Grant. Courtesy of King County Wastewater Treatment Division.

King County opens WaterWorks Grant program

The biennial grant cycle will open Jan. 4, 2019.

A community-led environmental project along Hamm Creek was partially funded by a King County WaterWorks Grant. Courtesy of King County Wastewater Treatment Division.
The 2019-20 county budget of $11.7 billion dollars passed by the King County Council. The King County budget priorities are affordable housing and homelessness, public safety, local services, expanding transit access and options, environment, parks and recreation, and equity an health. Graphic courtesy of King County

King County council passes 2019-20 budget

Budget priorities include affordable housing and homelessness, public safety and expanding transit access and options.

The 2019-20 county budget of $11.7 billion dollars passed by the King County Council. The King County budget priorities are affordable housing and homelessness, public safety, local services, expanding transit access and options, environment, parks and recreation, and equity an health. Graphic courtesy of King County

The King County Library System Foundation is awarded a grant from Boeing

KCLSF receives an $80,000 grant from the Boeing Company

KCLS launched their first podcast called The Desk Set. The podcast is hosted by librarians Britta Barrett and Emily Calkins. Courtesy of The Desk Set.

KCLS launches first podcast, The Desk Set

Librarians Britta Barrett and Emily Calking co-host new podcast.

KCLS launched their first podcast called The Desk Set. The podcast is hosted by librarians Britta Barrett and Emily Calkins. Courtesy of The Desk Set.
The Bothell-Kenmore Chamber of Commerce, community members and staff members gathered to celebrate the ribbon cutting ceremony for Dr. Eugenia Lee, outside Kenmore Dental Care on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Dr. Eugenia Lee takes over Kenmore orthodontics practice

Chamber of Commerce holds ribbon cutting ceremony for Lee Orthodontics on Nov 13.

The Bothell-Kenmore Chamber of Commerce, community members and staff members gathered to celebrate the ribbon cutting ceremony for Dr. Eugenia Lee, outside Kenmore Dental Care on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.
The Council recognized the AFIS program as it celebrates 30 years of assisting law enforcement throughout King County. Councilmembers, AFIS staff and King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht join AFIS regional manager, Carol Gillespie. Photo courtesy of King County.

King County Council recognizes county’s Automated Fingerprint Information System

For three decades, AFIS has helped law enforcement solve thousands of cases.

The Council recognized the AFIS program as it celebrates 30 years of assisting law enforcement throughout King County. Councilmembers, AFIS staff and King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht join AFIS regional manager, Carol Gillespie. Photo courtesy of King County.
King County Flood Control District approves 2019 Budget on Nov. 5. Photo courtesy of King County Flood Control District.

King County Flood Control District approves $93 million budget

The 2019 District Budget will maintain current flood protection services.

King County Flood Control District approves 2019 Budget on Nov. 5. Photo courtesy of King County Flood Control District.
Members of the King County Council join retiring executive director of ARCH Arthur Sullivan after the council recognized Sullivan as a voice for affordable housing in East King County. Photo courtesy of King County.

King County Council recognizes ARCH’S Arthur Sullivan

Executive director of A Regional Coalition for Housing retires after three decades.

Members of the King County Council join retiring executive director of ARCH Arthur Sullivan after the council recognized Sullivan as a voice for affordable housing in East King County. Photo courtesy of King County.
Map shows the major river locations in King County. Photo courtesy of King County

King County leaders urge residents to prepare for seasonal flooding

Executive Constantine and Flood Control district chair Dunn urge preparedness to ensure people and property remain safe.

Map shows the major river locations in King County. Photo courtesy of King County

County Council celebrates Pro Bono week

King County Council proclaimed Oct. 21-27 as Pro Bono Week.

King County Assessor John Wilson launches new Taxpayer Transparency Tool

Website makes it easier for King County Residents to know how their property taxes are being invested