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New audit highlights the shortcomings of King County’s regional homelessness plan

The stats don’t lie—the system isn’t working.

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter publisher adds Seattle Weekly to line-up

The newspaper vet has been overseeing Sound Publishing’s Eastside titles.

  • May 7, 2018

Paving to close several blocks of roads in downtown Bothell

The closures will take place on May 7 and 8.

  • May 7, 2018
Board members of All Home stand behind King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan during a May 3 press conference at the Salvation Army William Booth Center. Photo by Josh Kelety

King County and Seattle agree to restructure regional homelessness programs

The move comes after calls for change from advocates within the system.

Board members of All Home stand behind King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan during a May 3 press conference at the Salvation Army William Booth Center. Photo by Josh Kelety
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King County task force to explore solutions to ‘recycling crisis’

With tighter regulations affecting the flow of recyclables in the U.S., officials look for new avenues for the region’s paper waste.

Photo by Ben Kerckx/Pixabay

Secretary of State pushes for pre-paid postage for ballots

Kim Wyman is asking Gov. Jay Inslee for the authority to reimburse counties for postal costs.

Bothell main street grand reopening draws huge crowd despite rain

The $5.8 million Main Street project began in April 2017 to revitalize and improve the area after a large fire that damaged the area in the summer of 2016.

State legislators met at the University of Washington Bothell to discuss Eastside issues with the East King County Chamber of Commerce. Contributed by Mike Nakamura

Eastside state legislators talk carbon fees, housing and cars at UW Bothell

Eastside lawmakers met on April 26 for a debrief with constituent businesses.

State legislators met at the University of Washington Bothell to discuss Eastside issues with the East King County Chamber of Commerce. Contributed by Mike Nakamura
Courtroom gavel

Northshore men plead guilty to shooting-related incidents last year

Brian Garrett Wingender of Kenmore and Dustin Bradshaw of Bothell will serve about four years and two years, respectively.

Courtroom gavel

Bothell woman identified in accidental drowning at Wallace Falls

Sarah A. Zimmerman was spotted in the waters below the lower falls around 4 p.m. April 25.

By 2024, Sound Transit intends to offer high-capacity bus service to communities along Lake Washington. Image courtesy Sound Transit

Sound Transit Plans High-Capacity Buses for the Eastside

Faster bus lines along I-405 and SR-522 are in the works.

By 2024, Sound Transit intends to offer high-capacity bus service to communities along Lake Washington. Image courtesy Sound Transit
Cargo transportation was among the various regional industries driving wage and employment growth in King County. Photo via PxHere

King County employment numbers continue to rise

New statistics show a decrease in unemployment and higher average pay, but the growth may start to slow.

Cargo transportation was among the various regional industries driving wage and employment growth in King County. Photo via PxHere
Photo courtesy of the city of Bothell

‘Your voice matters’

The city of Bothell requests public input on the future of its public safety services.

  • Apr 27, 2018
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All Home board members meet in Seattle on April 23 to talk about its structure. Photo by Josh Kelety

The never-ending search for an effective King County homeless plan

While All Home attempts to address the issue, the group’s lack of actual power results in little change.

All Home board members meet in Seattle on April 23 to talk about its structure. Photo by Josh Kelety

University of Washington Bothell awards Pierre D. Mourad

The professor received the 2018 Distinguished Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity award.

  • Apr 25, 2018
A Canadian safe consumption site in Lethbridge. Photo supplied by ARCHES in Lethbridge

County plans for second safe drug site on hold

Following intense resistance to the proposal from the suburbs, county officials are taking a wait-and-see approach.

A Canadian safe consumption site in Lethbridge. Photo supplied by ARCHES in Lethbridge

Bellevue hosts open house on toll lane expansion

State and local officials met with residents about proposed expansions of toll lanes on I-405.

Driver intentionally hits pedestrians on drive around Bothell

One victim was taken to EvergreenHealth Medical Center.

Bothell City Hall - Reporter file photo

Bothell, Kenmore proclaim April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Local resident shares how community resources helped her family heal from abuse.

Bothell City Hall - Reporter file photo
Photo courtesy of FASPE

Inglemoor High School graduate chosen for unique ethics fellowship

Tomo Takaki joins groundbreaking program for law students and early-career attorneys.

  • Apr 20, 2018
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