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It looks a lot like Inslee is running for president

New statements and political fundraising from Gov. Inslee point toward a 2020 presidential bid

The Department of Ecology has awarded $12 million from the VW settlement to purchase 336 buses statewide. Courtesy of Department of Ecology.

VW settlement brings electric transit, low-emission school buses to Northshore

More than 80 districts and 19 public transit fleets will receive $22 million from VW settlement to improve air quality.

The Department of Ecology has awarded $12 million from the VW settlement to purchase 336 buses statewide. Courtesy of Department of Ecology.

How does the Texas ACA ruling affect Washington

A ruling last week from a Texas judge striking down the ACA will likely be overturned.

Tennis Outreach Programs (TOPs) in Kirkland, received donated van from Councilmember Claudia Balducci. (L-R) Travis Roach, Councilmember Balducci and Charles Hodge. Courtesy of King County.

Three Eastside Organizations receive “retired” King County vans

Councilmember Claudia Balducci donates three vans to help each organization in its mission.

Tennis Outreach Programs (TOPs) in Kirkland, received donated van from Councilmember Claudia Balducci. (L-R) Travis Roach, Councilmember Balducci and Charles Hodge. Courtesy of King County.
Kailan Manandic, Photo Illustration

UPDATE: 911 services partially back online, FCC investigates

CenturyLink and King County report most 911 calls are getting through.

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Protesters gathered on July 27 outside Bothell’s Academy of Canine Behavior in response to a video showing a trainer using a plastic bat to hit a dog. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Bothell and Kenmore’s top stories of 2018

A look back at some of the Reporter’s top stories of the year.

  • Dec 28, 2018
Protesters gathered on July 27 outside Bothell’s Academy of Canine Behavior in response to a video showing a trainer using a plastic bat to hit a dog. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Date set for state Legislative session send-off and 46th district town hall meeting

The cities of Kenmore and Lake Forest Park are partnering to host the event on Jan. 8.

  • Dec 26, 2018

State auditor offers suggestions for Bothell’s financial policies

Procurement and impact fees were called out in audit reports from 2017.

Washington Supreme Court building. Photo courtesy of Everett Daily Herald

State Supreme Court strikes down I-27; King County will pursue safe consumption sites

The decision upholds a court ruling keeping the anti-consumption site initiative off the ballot.

Washington Supreme Court building. Photo courtesy of Everett Daily Herald

King County launches text to 911 service

The service will help the hearing impaired and those experiencing domestic violence.

A.P.P.L.E. Consulting earns two-year BHCOE accreditation

The Bothell-based ABA therapy service is the first in Washington to receive this accreditation.

A compassionate response to homelessness

NUHSA hosts three-part series on the issue and its impact on communities.

Rising rat populations cost Eastsiders thousands in repairs

The widespread increase in rat populations has been wreaking havoc in previously untouched areas.

Sammamish River Bridge re-opens following sinkhole and road collapse | UPDATE

Inspections have verified that the bridge and roadway base are sound.

  • Dec 19, 2018

Puget Sound prepares for the big one

Three years after an alarming report made national headlines, locals are quietly preparing disaster.

Unknown suspect steals wallet from YMCA | Police blotter

Saturday, Dec. 8 DUI: A suspect was arrested for DUI after he was in a hit and run on the 18000 block of 102nd Avenue… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2018

68th Avenue Northeast bridge closed in Kenmore

The closure occurred because of a road failure as a result of construction for the city’s bridge replacement project.

  • Dec 18, 2018
Cole Quinn of Mount Si High School won first place in the camera phone category. Courtesy photo.

Inglemoor students selected as winners in state photography competition

The exhibit of 33 photographs are currently at the Seattle Art Museum.

Cole Quinn of Mount Si High School won first place in the camera phone category. Courtesy photo.
A woman works on a drawing next to an unused viewing scope as a smoky haze obscures the Space Needle and downtown Seattle last August as smoke from wildfires moved across the region. (Photo courtesy of The Herald/Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)

Why do Washington voters struggle with climate change policies?

Despite environmental awareness and the public’s apparent desire for reform, statewide initiatives keep failing

A woman works on a drawing next to an unused viewing scope as a smoky haze obscures the Space Needle and downtown Seattle last August as smoke from wildfires moved across the region. (Photo courtesy of The Herald/Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)

Bothell buys time to preserve Shelton View Forest

Citizens encouraged the council to renew its commitment to preserving green space in the city.