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Bothell firefighter honored with funeral procession last week

About 50 police department vehicles and 29 fire department apparatus encompassed the motorcade.

  • Oct 29, 2019
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King County studies broadband access

A report due to the council in January could show opportunities for expansion.

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Kenmore city manager names new city attorney

Dawn Reitan has represented cities for more than 26 years.

  • Oct 28, 2019

UW Bothell student spits on Marine recruiter | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Oct. 1-5.

  • Oct 25, 2019
A new study argues that many luxury apartment units in Seattle are vacant, damaging the surrounding communities. (Screenshot on Google)

Luxury apartments: Who’s buying King County?

Wealthy investors jack up housing prices in Seattle and beyond.

A new study argues that many luxury apartment units in Seattle are vacant, damaging the surrounding communities. (Screenshot on Google)

West Point Treatment Plant report due in January

The report will look at ways to keep adequate power flowing to the plant after a July spill.

Jim Corcoran at his home in Bothell on Oct. 18. He’s donated the land to Snohomish County, to be preserved as a park. Olivia Vanni/staff photo

Bothell-area man donates land worth $1.5 million to county

Jim Corcoran has lived on the property since 1986. Now, it will be preserved forever as a park.

Jim Corcoran at his home in Bothell on Oct. 18. He’s donated the land to Snohomish County, to be preserved as a park. Olivia Vanni/staff photo

Gains made on West Sammamish Bridge remodel following year-long delay

Bids on the project will be coming in November.

Flying Fish: Lake Sammamish kokanee move to Orcas Island

It’s part of a program to preserve the unique freshwater salmon species.

Lime e-scooters will stay in Bothell city limits until at least next year. Photo courtesy of city of Bothell

Lime’s e-scooters to remain in Bothell until early 2020

Bothell City Council recently approved a pilot program extension.

Lime e-scooters will stay in Bothell city limits until at least next year. Photo courtesy of city of Bothell
Malena Gaces, left, and other members of Washington CAN protest unfair move-out charges and alleged discriminatory behavior outside Kitts Corner Apartments in Federal Way in 2018. Sound Publishing file photo

King County could increase tenant protections

The council is considering ordinances designed to help renters.

Malena Gaces, left, and other members of Washington CAN protest unfair move-out charges and alleged discriminatory behavior outside Kitts Corner Apartments in Federal Way in 2018. Sound Publishing file photo

Kenmore council weighs options for boathouse project

The boathouse is slated to open in late summer, early fall 2020.

The 2015 Wolverine Fire in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest near Lake Chelan. Photo courtesy of the Washington Department of Natural Resources.

The smoky summer that wasn’t

While Washington had a mild season, wildfires burned near the Arctic.

The 2015 Wolverine Fire in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest near Lake Chelan. Photo courtesy of the Washington Department of Natural Resources.

Sheriff: Fired deputy broke policy in Bothell shooting

The Snohomish County sheriff wrote there was no significant threat when deputy Art Wallin killed Nickolas Peters.

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Kim Schrier held a roundtable at the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank on Oct. 3 to talk about the Trump administration’s plan to further change SNAP food benefits rules and reduce the number of people using them. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Murray, Schrier vow to fight White House restrictions on food stamps

Senator and Representative met Oct. 3 at Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank.

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Kim Schrier held a roundtable at the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank on Oct. 3 to talk about the Trump administration’s plan to further change SNAP food benefits rules and reduce the number of people using them. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Bothell council candidates talk housing, sustainability and more at forum

The event was held at the Northshore Senior Center last Monday.

Dane Scarimbolo and Dominique Torgerson run Four Horsemen Brewery in Kent. They were almost shut down in late 2017 by King County, which after years of letting them operate a brewery and taproom, decided they were in violation of county code. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Proposed winery ordinance irks King County farmers, neighbors and businesses

Concerns include more traffic, higher land prices, code enforcement and compliance.

Dane Scarimbolo and Dominique Torgerson run Four Horsemen Brewery in Kent. They were almost shut down in late 2017 by King County, which after years of letting them operate a brewery and taproom, decided they were in violation of county code. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Deputy loses job, a year after fatal shooting of Edmonds man

Art Wallin is no longer a Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy. He’d been on paid leave since October 2018.

Paul Brown retires Oct. 18. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Brown retires from Sound Publishing

He has worked at Sound Publishing for almost 20 years in various positions.

Paul Brown retires Oct. 18. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
Several roads in King County, including the Snoqualmie Parkway, were closed when a brief snow storm struck the region last February. File photo

More roads in King County could be plowed during winter storms

Proposal targets 70 more miles in unincorporated areas.

Several roads in King County, including the Snoqualmie Parkway, were closed when a brief snow storm struck the region last February. File photo