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Bothell sends 1st District legislators off to Olympia

The long session started Jan. 14.

Microsoft will invest $500 million toward regional housing

About $225 million will subsidize middle income housing in Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Issaquah, Renton and Sammamish

46th district legislators listen to Kenmore residents’ concerns

Issues range from tobacco to transportation to climate change.

Bill proposed in support of marijuana in schools

Students would be able to medicate at school.

  • Jan 17, 2019
Students at Northshore School District will now be allowed to bike to school. Sound Publishing file photo

NSD clears the way for many elementary students to bike to school

NSF fundraises to install bike racks at elementary schools.

Students at Northshore School District will now be allowed to bike to school. Sound Publishing file photo

Police respond to PetSmart unauthorized purchase | Police Blotter

The police blotter for Dec. 25-27.

  • Jan 17, 2019
King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert is excited to serve as chair in the new committee. Courtesy of King County.

Lambert to chair new King County Council committee

She is excited to serve as chair of Department of Local Services.

King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert is excited to serve as chair in the new committee. Courtesy of King County.

Lawmakers propose new strategy after voters nix carbon tax

Their approach is similar to Inslee’s climate package, which proposed a wide range of environmental policies.

  • Jan 16, 2019

Eastside tech companies Smartsheet, OfferUp, Apptio face challenging 2019

Here are a handful of companies from the Eastside that will be interesting to watch in 2019.

Exit poll indicates Washington voters still support climate change action

State environmental organizations’ poll points to continuing support for carbon-reducing measures.

In 2018, King County and several partners safeguarded 365 acres, including five acres in the former Wayne Golf Course in Bothell, from development in five separate December land deals. Bothell-Kenmore Reporter file photo

King County protects open spaces to close out 2018

Protected space included five acres in the former Wayne Golf Coure in Bothell.

In 2018, King County and several partners safeguarded 365 acres, including five acres in the former Wayne Golf Course in Bothell, from development in five separate December land deals. Bothell-Kenmore Reporter file photo
Attorney General Bob Ferguson visited the Reporter’s office. Carrie Rodriguez/staff photo

Northshore area lawmakers sponsor attorney general bills

The bills focus on gun control, consumer protection and raising vape and tobacco product age limits.

Attorney General Bob Ferguson visited the Reporter’s office. Carrie Rodriguez/staff photo

CenturyLink 911 outage investigations underway; AG seeks comment from locals

CenturyLink could be hit with both FCC and UTC fines.

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Seattle area braces for three-week SR 99 closure

Expect more congestion, longer commutes.

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Bothell police escort legislators to their cars after Town Hall

An audience comment was perceived as a potential threat, though no crime occurred, police said.

Police investigate burglarized storage units | Police blotter

The police blotter for Dec. 13-17.

  • Jan 10, 2019

UW Bothell studying how crows communicate with each other

About 16,000 of the birds roost each night on the North Creek Wetland Restoration near the campus.

  • Jan 10, 2019

Bothell expresses concerns with Bus Rapid Transit plans

City doesn’t like Sound Transit’s interim solution for SR 522/I-405 connection.

Search continues for Seattle murder suspect on Eastside

The King County Sheriff’s Office believes murder suspect Mical Roberts could be hiding out in Kirkland or another Eastside city. And detectives are asking anyone… Continue reading

A coho salmon. Flickr/Bureau of Land Management

Climate change could kill salmon’s sense of smell

A report released by UW last month highlights further dangers higher CO2 levels pose to coho salmon.

A coho salmon. Flickr/Bureau of Land Management