UPS honors Bothell employee for safe driving

UPS announced that 29 drivers from Washington are among 1,575 newly inducted worldwide into the Circle of Honor, an honorary organization for UPS drivers who have achieved 25 or more years of accident-free driving. Washington boasts 125 active Circle of Honor drivers with a combined 3,529 years of accident-free driving.

Bothell resident John Reines is among those honored. There are 2,114 total UPS drivers in Washington.

Globally, 9,349 active UPS drivers are members of the Circle of Honor. Collectively they’ve racked up 266,554 years and nearly 14 billion safe miles during their careers. That’s enough miles to travel to the moon and back almost 29,000 times.

“My thanks go to all of them for their dedication and focus and for the countless lives they’ve saved,” UPS Northwest District President Joe Braham said. “Their attention to detail has kept them safe and has helped improve public safety.”

More in Business

Seaplane Kitchen and Bar broke ground early this year and plans to complete construction in the fall. Photo by Kailan Manandic, Bothell/Kenmore Reporter
Seaplane construction takes off

The downtown Kenmore restaurant plans to open this fall.

New Crossroad SIGN studio opens with free e-book offer

The company has opened a new studio on 164th Ave.

Starting Point-affiliated nonprofit brings affordable acupuncture treatment to Bothell, other locations

Since establishing the acupuncture clinic Starting Point in 2013, Bothell-based naturopathic doctor… Continue reading

Shopping for a cause: ECA Thrift Shop gives back to local nonprofits

The shop gives a majority of its profits away in cash but also provides vouchers for those in need.

Stacy Edwards, owner of the Eastside GYMGUYZ franchise, opens his van to show the various equipment his trainers use with their clients. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter
Local gym takes equipment on the road

Local gym owner Stacy Edwards opens his doors at 5 a.m. every… Continue reading

Matt Isenhower, owner and operator of the Canyon Park Chick-fil-A, cuts the ribbon with his family and Bothell Chamber of Commerce members during the preview night celebration. Kailan Manandic, Bothell/Kenmore Reporter
Chick-fil-A opens in Canyon Park and packs 10,000 meals for hungry children

Chick-fil-A celebrated its new Canyon Park location last week with raffles, a… Continue reading

PCC celebrates new name with community fair in Bothell

PCC Natural Markets — including the location in Bothell — recently underwent… Continue reading

Wildwood Spirits Co. earns highest honors at New York World Wine & Spirits and Washington Cup competitions

Wildwood Spirits Co., maker of Washington State’s most awarded gin and vodka,… Continue reading

Built Green Conference offers innovative solutions to sustainability issues

The annual Built Green Conference is where builders, policymakers, and others involved… Continue reading

Snohomish County seeking applicants for council on aging

Openings are available for volunteers interested in senior issues in Snohomish County.… Continue reading

Washington accepts final nominations for 2017 Corporations for Communities Award

People have until the Aug. 31 deadline to nominate a Washington company… Continue reading

Kenmore Air fined for dangerous waste violations

Kenmore Air Harbor is facing a $25,000 state environmental penalty for dangerous… Continue reading