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Unemployment hits new low in December, lowest rate since May 2008

Washington’s unemployment rate dropped for the fifth month in a row to…

  • Jan 20th, 2017

 

Kirkland artist Sarah Walters creates a henna crown for Mary Glasco at Sankara Imports in Bothell. CATHERINE KRUMMEY/Kirkland Reporter

Henna artist donates services to cancer patients

For Kirkland henna artist Sarah Walters, giving back is not just something…

 

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Home buyer frustration continues in King, Snohomish counties with limited selection and increases in prices

Like many other months of 2016, December was frustrating for buyers across…

  • Jan 6th, 2017

 

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Bothell Chamber presents State of the City and Chamber addresses during January and March

The Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce will host three big luncheon events…

  • Jan 4th, 2017
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Bothell business closed by public health inspector

Parkside Deli and Sundries, located at 18916 North Creek Parkway #101 in…

  • Dec 21st, 2016
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Zulu’s Board Game Cafe grows steady base of regulars

A bit of the “Cheers” mentality is felt when walking into Zulu’s…

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Dr. Robert J. Bendzak poses alongside a wall filled with pictures of his patients and their families. CATHERINE KRUMMEY / Kenmore Reporter

Kenmore orthodontist to retire after 60 years

Dr. Robert J. Bendzak first opened Kenmore Dental Clinic more than 60…

Dr. Robert J. Bendzak poses alongside a wall filled with pictures of his patients and their families. CATHERINE KRUMMEY / Kenmore Reporter

Washington unemployment rate drops in November

The following is a release from the Washington State Employment Security Department:…

  • Dec 14th, 2016
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What ‘Trumponomics’ could mean for local businesses in 2017

The good, the bad — and the ugly. This is how economist…

  • Dec 9th, 2016
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Owner Dusty DuBois (center, with the scissors) celebrates the grand opening of Revolve True Food and Wine Bar alongside the restaurant’s staff. Contributed photo

Main Street a mainstay for local business owners

Bothell’s Main Street won’t be defeated by fire. Following the July 22…

Owner Dusty DuBois (center, with the scissors) celebrates the grand opening of Revolve True Food and Wine Bar alongside the restaurant’s staff. Contributed photo
Capps Club and booking agency NW Entertainment recently announced a partnership to bring bigger acts to the Kenmore club. CATHERINE KRUMMEY / Kenmore Reporter

Jerry Miller show marks start of Capps Club-NW Entertainment partnership

Capps Club’s goal to be more music-driven is coming to fruition thanks…

Capps Club and booking agency NW Entertainment recently announced a partnership to bring bigger acts to the Kenmore club. CATHERINE KRUMMEY / Kenmore Reporter
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EvergreenHealth’s Board of Commissioners appoints McLaughlin as new member

EvergreenHealth’s Board of Commissioners formally appointed Tim McLaughlin as its newest board…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016
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Washington state unemployment rate drops during October

Washington’s economy added another 10,600 new jobs in October and the state’s…

  • Nov 17th, 2016

Cairn Brewing in Kenmore releases seasonal beers for winter

Recently opened Cairn Brewing in Kenmore will release its first winter seasonal…

  • Nov 11th, 2016
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Second quarter retail sales up 8.6 percent in Washington

Washington state’s taxable retail sales reached $36.8 billion in the second quarter of 2016, an increase of 8.6 percent over the same quarter (April – June) in 2015.

  • Nov 10th, 2016
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Country Village to host Small Business Saturday event

Country Village Shops will participate in Small Business Saturday with a promotion Nov. 26-27.

  • Nov 2nd, 2016
University of Washington Bothell Assistant Vice Chancellor for Government and Community Relations Kelly Snyder, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene, Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County Chief Administrative Officer Marcelle Wellington and Workforce Snohomish Chief Executive Officer Erin Monroe greet employers and job seekers at the 1st District Career Fair Oct. 28 at the North Creek Events Center. Contributed photo

1st District career fair held at UW Bothell

Approximately 100 job seekers gathered at the University of Washington Bothell’s North…

University of Washington Bothell Assistant Vice Chancellor for Government and Community Relations Kelly Snyder, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene, Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County Chief Administrative Officer Marcelle Wellington and Workforce Snohomish Chief Executive Officer Erin Monroe greet employers and job seekers at the 1st District Career Fair Oct. 28 at the North Creek Events Center. Contributed photo
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Bothell Chamber’s holiday dinner, auction set for Nov. 18

The Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce’s annual Holiday Dinner and Auction has…

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Capps Club in Kenmore regroups to put music first

Closing Capps Club was a very short-lived experiment for owners Mark and Dawna Capps.

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RE/MAX agent, Bothell resident earns Hall Of Fame Award

Bothell resident Margaret Wojcicki with RE/MAX Eastside Brokers, Inc. has recently been presented with the RE/MAX Hall of Fame Award, which honors successful agents who have earned more than $1 million in commissions during their careers with the company. Less than 23 percent of all RE/MAX Affiliates have earned this prestigious award.

  • Oct 19th, 2016

RE/MAX agent, Bothell resident earns Hall Of Fame Award

Bothell resident Margaret Wojcicki with RE/MAX Eastside Brokers, Inc. has recently been presented with the RE/MAX Hall of Fame Award, which honors successful agents who have earned more than $1 million in commissions during their careers with the company.

  • Nov 2nd, 2016

CertainTeed honors Rock Roofing Inc. of Bothell with Tenured Member Status

Rock Roofing Inc., of Bothell, Washington, was recently honored with CertainTeed Corporation's Select ShingleMaster Tenured Member Status. This top level roofing credential represents the highest standards of excellence, quality and knowledge in the shingle roofing industry. Rock Roofing shares the distinction with only a small number of other roofing companies in the U.S. and Canada, having participated in the leading manufacturer credential program for 10 years.

  • Oct 14th, 2016
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Chef John Howie donates $800 to the Bothell Cougar Football Club

Chef John Howie presented a check to the Bothell Cougar Football Club for nearly $800 on Friday.

  • Oct 31st, 2016
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Kenmore receives funding to promote local businesses and tourism

Kenmore recently received $21,500 from the Port of Seattle to support local community economic development.

  • Oct 31st, 2016
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Bothell denist given the Academy of General Dentistry Mastership Award

A Bothell dentist was awarded the Academy of General Dentistry Mastership Award at the AGD 2016 annual meeting in July.

  • Aug 25th, 2016
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Bothell-based BioLife Solutions’ CryoStor® integrated in Kolon group’s cell-mediated gene therapy for Osteoarthritis

Bothell-based BioLife Solutions, Inc. today announced that its clinical grade CryoStor freeze media has been incorporated into the manufacturing process for Invossa, a cell-mediated gene therapy for knee osteoarthritis to be marketed by Kolon Life Science.

  • Aug 24th, 2016

CertainTeed honors Cornerstone Roofing of Bothell with award

Cornerstone Roofing Inc. of Bothell has been honored with CertainTeed Corporation's Diamond Level Customer TrackRecord Award. The accolade recognizes roofing contractors who are focused on superior standards of customer service. Cornerstone Roofing shares the distinction with only a few other companies in the U.S. and Canada.

  • Aug 24th, 2016
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Pizza Factory hopes to open new restaurant in Bothell

Pizza Factory announced today that it has begun a search for a new location and franchise owner in Bothell. The family-friendly pizza restaurant has 113 locations in six states and hopes to open the new Bothell location within the next year.

  • Jul 26th, 2016
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Bothell-based BioLife Solutions signs 10 year supply agreement with Kite Pharma

Bothell-based BioLife Solutions, Inc. announced today, July 11 that it has entered into a ten year supply agreement with Kite Pharma, a leading developer of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) products for various cancers.

  • Jul 11th, 2016
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Comcast invests million-dollar expansion for North Creek Business Park in Bothell

Comcast Business has announced a million-dollar expansion of its network into the North Creek Business Park in Bothell. With this expansion, more than 250 companies in the communications, transportation and technology industries in the business park now have access to Comcast Business's comprehensive portfolio of advanced communications services.

  • Jun 22nd, 2016
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Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce Open House and Birthday Bash, June 16

The Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce will hold its 12th annual Open House and Birthday Bash from 5-7 p.m. on June 16 at Mobius Hall at the University if Washington Bothell.

  • May 27th, 2016
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Bothell-based BioLife Solutions appoints Jim Mathers as new vice president of sales

Bothell-based BioLife Solutions, Inc. announced on May 18 that Jim Mathers has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Sales, replacing Matt Snyder, who is retiring.

  • May 18th, 2016

Bothell-based EagleView announces partnership with Spookfish

Bothell-based EagleView Technology Corporation has announced a partnership with Spookfish Limited, an Australian company focused on the development and commercialization of premium, next-generation geospatial imagery products and services.

  • May 18th, 2016
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Puget Sound housing market hits another grand slam in April

The NWMLS May Market Update is set to be released today at NorthwestMLS.com. It's baseball season, and we're excited about the Mariner's success. The real estate market is just as hot. In fact, we're calling it a grand slam market this month because of the fast-pace at which homes are selling and how many buyers are now into extra innings in their game plan of finding a home. Lennox Scott, chairman and CEO of John L. Scott Real Estate explains:

  • May 6th, 2016
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Jimmy John’s sandwich shop opens in Kenmore

A new Jimmy John's is now open in Kenmore on SR 522.

  • May 4th, 2016

Washington State unemployment rate remains at 5.8 percent

Washington added 10,600 new nonfarm jobs on a preliminary, seasonally adjusted basis from January 2016 to February 2016, according to the state’s Employment Security Department (ESD).

  • Mar 23rd, 2016
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Social Grounds in Bothell strives for a better world — a cup at a time

Mix coffee grounds and a focus on coffee culture and you've got Social Grounds, a new coffee and tea shop with a social conscience in downtown Bothell.

  • Mar 11th, 2016
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Bothell-based BioLife Solutions names interim chief financial officer

Bothell-based BioLife Solutions, Inc. has announced that Roderick de Greef has joined the Company as interim Chief Financial Officer and Secretary.

  • Mar 7th, 2016
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Bothell Ivars celebrates founders birthday with menu deals

Ivar’s Seafood Bars and full-service restaurants in celebration of what would have been the 111th birthday of Ivar Haglund, the restaurants’ iconic flounder, will hold a special celebration on March 15.

  • Mar 1st, 2016

KeyBank increases access to surcharge-free ATMs in Bothell

KeyBank has boosted customer access to surcharge-free ATMs in through an agreement with Cardtronics, the world's largest retail ATM owner/operator.

  • Feb 29th, 2016