Bothell High School is closed due to caution over potential coronavirus

So far there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19

Man yells at unoccupied Porsche | Bothell police blotter

The Bothell police blotter for Feb. 12-18

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                                Charlene Freeman, a local artist and owner of Bothell’s Cloud 9 Art School, will launch the first Bothell Art Scene with Ken Stodola and Hannah Waters March 12.

Local artists to launch Bothell Art Scene this spring

The first art walk will be March 12.

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                                Cynthia Bemis displays one of the rocks she found in her years as an administrator in the Bothell Rocks, in Lynnwood on Feb. 20.

Bothell and Kenmore rock painting groups inspire community and creativity

Rock painting groups have grown in popularity over the last five years, inspiring local groups to connect.

Kenmore Police Department vehicles. Samantha Pak/staff photo

Two people receive life-threatening injuries after Kenmore Town Market stabbings

They were transported to Harborview Medical Center.

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                                Bothell city manager Jennifer Phillips gave a State of the City address at a Feb. 19 Bothell-Kenmore Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

‘We have to look at the long term’: Bothell city manager gives state of Bothell address

Bothell city manager Jennifer Phillips gave the annual speech at a recent chamber luncheon.

‘We can do the right thing’ | Windows and Mirrors

Clarence Moriwaki shares how we can stand up for each other and not have history repeat itself.

Aerial view of the Amtrak Cascades train derailment in 2017 near DuPont, Wash. Courtesy Wikipedia

Amtrak, Sound Transit and the state all named in derailment lawsuit

It was filed on behalf of the family of a teenager who was paralyzed in the 2017 crash.

Needles littered the ground throughout a homeless encampment at Federal Way’s Hylebos Wetlands, which is public property. Sound Publishing file photo

Republican leadership doubts effectiveness of homelessness spending

Democrats propose hundreds of millions toward affordable housing.

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Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht gave a response to an Office of Law Enforcement Oversight report on Feb. 25 before the King County Law and Justice Committee. The report recommended ways her department could reform use of force policy and internal investigations. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Council unsatisfied with Sheriff’s response to use of deadly force report

The King County Sheriff’s Office could be required to explain why it didn’t implement recommendations.

King County approves low-income Metro fare waivers

Low-income transit riders could see their King County Metro fares waived beginning in July, after the King County Council voted Continue reading...

 

Opinion

The state has too much money and it’s a problem

With revenues rising, budget writers are going to get lots of requests on how to spend it

 

On car taxes, Sound Transit says it gets it

But lawmakers and transit agency leaders are still far apart on how to cut the cost of those tabs.

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The language of the original bill prohibited privately-owned detainment facilities from being contracted by local, state, or federal government entities, but a last-second amendment was adopted to substantially narrow the focus of the legislation. File photo

Lawmakers flinch on banning for-profit detention facilities

Last minute amendment exempted ICE detainment facility.

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A proposal to make King County Metro fares free for low-income households could be approved in the coming months. File photo

King County considers free transit for low-income residents

The program would target those at or below 80 percent of the federal poverty level.

 

Marketplace

A little bit of Italy in downtown Redmond!

Salvatore and Valentina Lembo bring a passion for authentic cuisine to new family-friendly eatery

 

Bail agents Taylor Nakamura, left, and Cherokee Pierce, who run All City Bail Bonds’ Sixth Avenue location in Seattle, work closely with families to help them navigate the court system and secure access to community resources.

Human factor personalizes the bail system

All City Bail Bonds agents support clients and their families to make positive change

 

Chef Murray Fields recently opened his state-of-the-art kitchen in Tukwila as the heart of his Gourmet Meals to Go.

Gourmet to Go can be this good!

Chef makes it simple to enjoy restaurant-quality cuisine at home or office

 

“I wish I’d found you years ago!”

Giving chronic migraine sufferers hope at Bothell clinic