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Snohomish County’s Litter Wranglers program approved to continue spring 2018

If laid end-to-end, the number of road miles cleaned by the Snohomish County Litter Wranglers since the end of April would stretch from Everett nearly… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2017

Male suspect attempts to lure a 12-year-old girl back to his house | Kenmore police blotter for Oct. 16-30

The blotter feature is a description of a small selection of law enforcement incidents and calls to the King County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) that are… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2017

Bothell Police detectives arrest armed robbery suspect

Bothell police detectives identified, located and arrested a Snohomish County woman within 24 hours of her robbing two Bothell convenience stores at gunpoint on Oct.… Continue reading

Kids in King County Jail are punished harshly for pranks and sent to isolation, lawsuit contends

Columbia Legal Services filed a lawsuit against the county, alleging violations of due process. The details of the suit paint a picture of severe punishment for acting out.

Judge blocks I-27, saves supervised consumption sites

A ballot petition designed to obstruct King County’s public health response to the heroin crisis has been struck down by King County Superior Court Judge… Continue reading

Bothell council candidates discuss affordable housing, parking improvements and safe injection sites

The Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce hosted a candidates forum on Monday with six of the seven Bothell City Council candidates. During the forum, the… Continue reading

Kenmore receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

The City of Kenmore was recently awarded the Government Finance Officers Association’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget. The awards program was established in… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

King County implements reserved parking at local park and rides

King County Metro is expanding its Carpool Parking Permit program next month to nine more park and ride locations, including Kingsgate, Bothell and Kenmore. The… Continue reading

City of Bothell holds community meeting to educate locals on opioid addiction

The City of Bothell held a special meeting Thursday night to educate locals on the dangers of opioid addiction, which is increasingly prevalent in the… 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

‘Even when things are tough, we are tougher’: Jill Biden speaks at Hopelink luncheon

Dr. Jill Biden spoke at the annual Hopelink luncheon on Oct. 16, which saw the organization raise some $1.17 million toward its fundraising campaign. Biden… Continue reading

Betsy DeVos’ Bellevue visit on education reform draws hundreds of protesters

Hundreds of protesters filled Bellevue Way as Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump’s secretary of education, came to Bellevue to address the Washington Policy Center’s annual… 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

Car prowlers caught in the act | Kenmore police blotter Oct. 2-7

The blotter feature is a description of a small selection of law enforcement incidents and calls to the King County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) that are… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2017

DUI hit-and-run suspect apprehended in Bothell

No one was injuried in the hit-and-run

Advisory group to discuss next steps for I-405/SR 167 corridor projects, transit performance

The public is invited to join Washington State Department of Transportation and elected officials on Tuesday in Bothell as they discuss ongoing and future improvements… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2017

Bothell’s Seattle Genetics gains breakthrough status for cancer drug

Designation is meant to expedite development of promising Adcetris in treatment of Hodgkin lymphoma.

Bullet from Kenmore Shooting Range strays into Bothell home | Bothell blotter Sept. 19-25

The blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and roundup of calls to the Bothell Police Department that are… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2017

Measure to ban county funds for injection sites will appear on February ballot

An initiative known as I-27, which would ban King County resources from funding drug consumption sites in the county, will not appear on the November… Continue reading

Wastemobile ends 2017 household hazardous waste collection season in Bothell, Oct. 20-22

The Wastemobile, a traveling household hazardous waste collection service in King County, wraps up its 2017 season with a final collection event in Bothell, Oct.… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017