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No reported injuries following two-alarm fire in Bothell

Crews from multiple cities responded to the fire, which was contained to one unit.

  • Sep 26, 2018

Kenmore to update critical areas regulations, Shoreline Management Program

Attend an open house on Oct. 2 or contact the city to provide input.

  • Sep 26, 2018

Kenmore City Council seeks balance with mobile home plan

The council voted to preserve some parks and upzone others in 10 years.

Locked up and poor

King County courts use money bail to incarcerate defendants before trial. Should the system be reformed?

Tasveer South Asian Film Festival sheds light on underrepresented stories

TSAFF focuses on Pakistan in this year’s film festival.

Bothell detectives investigate the suspicious shooting on Sept. 18. Police remained at the scene for more than six hours. Photos courtesy of the Bothell Police Department

Bothell police arrest shooting suspect, search for rifle

The suspect allegedly used a rifle in the assault, which was described as an AK-47.

Bothell detectives investigate the suspicious shooting on Sept. 18. Police remained at the scene for more than six hours. Photos courtesy of the Bothell Police Department

Gun control initative set for November ballots

Proponents believe initiative would increase safety; opponents believe it infringes on rights.

118 unit townhouse project coming to Canyon Park

MJS Investors are working to build out a townhouse development in Bothell’s Canyon Park neighborhood in a cluster of office buildings. The project is called… Continue reading

Greg McClellan of Kirkland completes his 48-hour long concept album after almost 20 years. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Kirkland man creates 48-hour long concept album

Greg McClellan finishes what may be the world’s longest album in dedication to his lifelong friend.

Greg McClellan of Kirkland completes his 48-hour long concept album after almost 20 years. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Bothell man pleads guilty to sex crimes involving 14-year-old

Defendant met and groomed victim online, traveled to California for sex and produced child porn.

  • Sep 20, 2018
Photo of Community Transit. Reporter file photo courtesy of Lizz Giordano, The Herald

Sound Transit to host local meetings on bus rapid transit

Sound Transit invites locals to attend SR 522/Northeast 145th Street corridor project meetings.

  • Sep 20, 2018
Photo of Community Transit. Reporter file photo courtesy of Lizz Giordano, The Herald
FEMA Region 10 Headquarters, Regional Response Coordination Center (RRCC) staff monitor flood activities in Washington and Oregon during heavy rains in November 2006 that flooded many Western Washington rivers, homes, communities and towns. Photo courtesy of Marvin Nauman, FEMA

FEMA encourages year-round disaster preparedness

National Preparedness Month, on the tail end of hurricane season, encourages locals to be mindful.

FEMA Region 10 Headquarters, Regional Response Coordination Center (RRCC) staff monitor flood activities in Washington and Oregon during heavy rains in November 2006 that flooded many Western Washington rivers, homes, communities and towns. Photo courtesy of Marvin Nauman, FEMA
Police investigate the scene of the shooting. Photo courtesy of the city of Bothell

Bothell police investigate shooting

Police received a 911 call reporting a man with a gun shot wound. He’s still in critical condition.

  • Sep 18, 2018
Police investigate the scene of the shooting. Photo courtesy of the city of Bothell

Suspect steals iPad from stroller during wedding | Police blotter

The Bothell police blotter for Aug. 31 through Sept. 5.

  • Sep 17, 2018
Photos courtesy of Trooper Rick Johnson

Troopers seek hit and run suspect, call on public for help

The Washington State Patrol asked locals for any information to identify the vehicle and suspect.

Photos courtesy of Trooper Rick Johnson
The amended ordinance will allocate $135 million in lodging tax revenues for Safeco Field upkeep over the next two decades. Photo by Cacophony/Wikipedia Commons

King County Council approves $135 million public investment in Safeco Field

A council committee voted to advance a last-minute “compromise” plan to fund stadium maintenance.

The amended ordinance will allocate $135 million in lodging tax revenues for Safeco Field upkeep over the next two decades. Photo by Cacophony/Wikipedia Commons
The nine inductees were honored Aug. 16. Photo courtesy of Northshore School District.

Northshore School District honors nine new members of the Wall of Honor

The nine inductees were honored Aug. 16.

  • Sep 13, 2018
The nine inductees were honored Aug. 16. Photo courtesy of Northshore School District.

Suspect taken into custody after eight-hour standoff with Bothell police | UPDATE

The initial report was for a suspicious circumstance.

Kenmore to move public works in house

Its contract with the city of Lake Forest Park is expiring in 2019.

Spess receives promotion to colonel

David J. Spess has been promoted to the rank of colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve. He is currently serving as deputy defense coordinating officer… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2018