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Bothell counselor was inappropriate with boys, charges say

He allegedly touched a 10-year-old underneath the shirt and often brought up sexual development.

An aerial photo shows the locations of two earthquakes and five aftershocks in and near Monroe, which rattled the Puget Sound region early Friday. The first was the magnitude 4.6 quake at upper right, 13 miles under the intersection of U.S. 2 and Fryelands Boulevard SE at 2:51 a.m. The second, magnitude 3.5, occurred 18 miles under the Old Snohomish-Monroe Road at 2:53 a.m. The aftershocks followed during the ensuing two hours. This image depicts an area about 3 miles wide. (Herald staff and the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network)

Early wake-up call: Twin quakes under Monroe rattle region

Thousands of people felt them. They were magnitude 4.6 and 3.5 and hit minutes apart.

  • Jul 12, 2019
An aerial photo shows the locations of two earthquakes and five aftershocks in and near Monroe, which rattled the Puget Sound region early Friday. The first was the magnitude 4.6 quake at upper right, 13 miles under the intersection of U.S. 2 and Fryelands Boulevard SE at 2:51 a.m. The second, magnitude 3.5, occurred 18 miles under the Old Snohomish-Monroe Road at 2:53 a.m. The aftershocks followed during the ensuing two hours. This image depicts an area about 3 miles wide. (Herald staff and the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network)

PSE’s battery storage project could help the clean energy roll-out

The tiny pilot project in Glacier could eventually be expanded.

Rhododendron Park project leads to engineering achievement

Next phase includes construction of boathouse.

  • Jul 12, 2019
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King County Sheriff’s Office has been giving ICE unredacted information

Both the office and jail have supplied the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

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NSD and NSEA reach three-year tentative agreement

Details of the agreement will be made public following the NSEA general membership meeting on August 29.

  • Jul 11, 2019

Hydrocodone stolen from 94-year-old victim | Police Blotter

Police blotter for June 18-23.

  • Jul 11, 2019
Warning sign for a road closure. File photo

King County examines options to fund roads and bridges

Shortfall is roughly $250 million each year; county may seek tax from unincorporated voters.

Warning sign for a road closure. File photo
Kenmore Police Department vehicles. Samantha Pak/staff photo
Kenmore Police Department vehicles. Samantha Pak/staff photo
Photo courtesy of Claire Robson 
                                More than 100 people gathered for the #ClosetheCamps protest in Bothell on July 2.

#ClosetheCamps movement draws 100-plus people in Bothell

Hallie Condit organized the local event as part of the nation-wide movement.

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                                More than 100 people gathered for the #ClosetheCamps protest in Bothell on July 2.

Bothell woman sentenced to three years in prison for embezzlement

About 306 fraudulent checks cashed totaling $400,526.

Bothell Police Department. Courtesy photo

Arson, graffiti at two Bothell schools

No suspects yet for ‘escalating’ crimes.

Bothell Police Department. Courtesy photo

She’d go back to prison if it would erase her $7.6M debt

Christine Hendrickson stole expensive software from Microsoft. She’ll never pay off the restitution.

Corina Pfeil, a Kenmore parent, has spent the past three years to get the law changed to allow naloxone (better known as Narcan or Evzio) in Washington high schools to help prevent on-campus opioid overdose. Photo courtesy of Governor Tom Wolf (flickr)

Kenmore mom gets Narcan in Washington schools

Corina Pfeil has spent the past three years to make Narcan accessible to students who overdose at school.

Corina Pfeil, a Kenmore parent, has spent the past three years to get the law changed to allow naloxone (better known as Narcan or Evzio) in Washington high schools to help prevent on-campus opioid overdose. Photo courtesy of Governor Tom Wolf (flickr)
King and Snohomish County councils listen to brief statements from the three candidates running for the vacant Senate seat. Madeline Coats/staff photo

Bothell’s Stanford unanimously appointed to vacant Senate seat

King and Snohomish County councils vote for Senate and House vacancies on July 1.

King and Snohomish County councils listen to brief statements from the three candidates running for the vacant Senate seat. Madeline Coats/staff photo
The updated plan intends to improve parks and recreational facilities, such as baseball fields. Madeline Coats/staff photo

Kenmore residents seek restoration for parks and recreation facilities

The park, recreation and open space plan will be updated for the first time since 2013.

The updated plan intends to improve parks and recreational facilities, such as baseball fields. Madeline Coats/staff photo
Inglewood East Shores is one of the six manufactured housing communities in Kenmore. Photo courtesy of city of Kenmore

Kenmore prepares for long-term affordable housing options

The city arranges for future rezoning in manufactured housing communities.

Inglewood East Shores is one of the six manufactured housing communities in Kenmore. Photo courtesy of city of Kenmore
Attendees of the Drag Queen Story Hour at the Fairwood Library exit the event. A walkway was held open for them by supporters while protesters held signs condemning the event behind them. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Tensions run high at Renton library over Drag Queen Story Hour

Supporters and protesters traded chants at June 27 event.

Attendees of the Drag Queen Story Hour at the Fairwood Library exit the event. A walkway was held open for them by supporters while protesters held signs condemning the event behind them. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Opposition and supporters of Drag Queen Story Hour make showing in Issaquah

A lack of police at a recent county library board meeting led some to feel intimidated.

Man burns paper on overpass over highway | Police Blotter

Police blotter for June 4-10.

  • Jun 28, 2019