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Bothell High School is set to intake many more students with the new boundary adjustments. Madeline Coats/staff photo

Student growth projections will alter Northshore School District boundaries

Upcoming boundary adjustments for students in Northshore School District for the upcoming school year.

 

King County Correctional Facility is located at 500 5th Ave., Seattle. File photo

King County jail’s leaky pipes have national implications

Lawsuit filed in King County Superior Court alleges Aquatherm has been selling faulty pipes.

 

Local business professionals attended the luncheon headed by six state legislators. Madeline Coats/staff photo

Legislators discuss session at Bothell Kenmore chamber luncheon

The six lawmakers encouraged constituents to reach out to them when they are not in session.

 

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New measles case had possible public exposure in Kenmore

A Seattle Children’s Hospital nurse is the latest diagnosed bringing this year’s case count up to 11 residents and two non-resident in King County.

  • Jul 16, 2019
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Getting to know Bothell City Council candidates for position 6

Three are in the running in upcoming primary election.

Suspect breaks into Islamic Center of Bothell | Police Blotter

Police blotter for June 25 - July 1.

  • Jul 16, 2019
VoteWA is a $9.5 million program that came online last May and is meant to unify all 39 county voting systems in the state into a single entity. Courtesy image

WA’s new voting system concerns county elections officials

VoteWA has run into some problems in recent months as the Aug. 6 primary election draws closer.

VoteWA is a $9.5 million program that came online last May and is meant to unify all 39 county voting systems in the state into a single entity. Courtesy image

‘Feedback loops’ of methane, CO2 echo environmental problem beyond Washington

University of Washington among researchers of climate change’s effects in global temperatures.

Bothell counselor was inappropriate with boys, charges say

He allegedly touched a 10-year-old underneath the shirt and often brought up sexual development.

An aerial photo shows the locations of two earthquakes and five aftershocks in and near Monroe, which rattled the Puget Sound region early Friday. The first was the magnitude 4.6 quake at upper right, 13 miles under the intersection of U.S. 2 and Fryelands Boulevard SE at 2:51 a.m. The second, magnitude 3.5, occurred 18 miles under the Old Snohomish-Monroe Road at 2:53 a.m. The aftershocks followed during the ensuing two hours. This image depicts an area about 3 miles wide. (Herald staff and the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network)

Early wake-up call: Twin quakes under Monroe rattle region

Thousands of people felt them. They were magnitude 4.6 and 3.5 and hit minutes apart.

  • Jul 12, 2019
An aerial photo shows the locations of two earthquakes and five aftershocks in and near Monroe, which rattled the Puget Sound region early Friday. The first was the magnitude 4.6 quake at upper right, 13 miles under the intersection of U.S. 2 and Fryelands Boulevard SE at 2:51 a.m. The second, magnitude 3.5, occurred 18 miles under the Old Snohomish-Monroe Road at 2:53 a.m. The aftershocks followed during the ensuing two hours. This image depicts an area about 3 miles wide. (Herald staff and the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network)

PSE’s battery storage project could help the clean energy roll-out

The tiny pilot project in Glacier could eventually be expanded.

Rhododendron Park project leads to engineering achievement

Next phase includes construction of boathouse.

  • Jul 12, 2019
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King County Sheriff’s Office has been giving ICE unredacted information

Both the office and jail have supplied the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

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NSD and NSEA reach three-year tentative agreement

Details of the agreement will be made public following the NSEA general membership meeting on August 29.

  • Jul 11, 2019

Hydrocodone stolen from 94-year-old victim | Police Blotter

Police blotter for June 18-23.

  • Jul 11, 2019
Warning sign for a road closure. File photo

King County examines options to fund roads and bridges

Shortfall is roughly $250 million each year; county may seek tax from unincorporated voters.

Warning sign for a road closure. File photo
Kenmore Police Department vehicles. Samantha Pak/staff photo
Kenmore Police Department vehicles. Samantha Pak/staff photo
Photo courtesy of Claire Robson 
                                More than 100 people gathered for the #ClosetheCamps protest in Bothell on July 2.

#ClosetheCamps movement draws 100-plus people in Bothell

Hallie Condit organized the local event as part of the nation-wide movement.

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                                More than 100 people gathered for the #ClosetheCamps protest in Bothell on July 2.

Bothell woman sentenced to three years in prison for embezzlement

About 306 fraudulent checks cashed totaling $400,526.

Bothell Police Department. Courtesy photo

Arson, graffiti at two Bothell schools

No suspects yet for ‘escalating’ crimes.

Bothell Police Department. Courtesy photo