Aaron Kunkler

Kenmore city manager optimistic about future in State of the City address

Slow and steady was the theme of the day at Wednesday's Kenmore State of the City luncheon as city manager Rob Karlinsey took the stage for the second annual event.

State Transportation Commission repeals I-405 tolls nights, weekends, holidays

Toll lanes on Interstate 405 will only collect tolls weekdays from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. after a vote by the Washington State Transportation Commission earlier today.

Bothell interfaith leader leads House prayer

Ryan Welton, 32, is a Muslim community leader at the Islamic Center of Bothell, a local mosque.

Mountlake Terrace man robs Bothell bank

A 46-year-old Mountlake Terrace man was arrested Friday after robbing a bank in unincorporated Bothell.

Spring forward this Sunday, gain an hour more of gloom | Reporter notes

The worst day of the year rolls around again this Sunday morning at 2 a.m., effectively destroying your sleep schedule for the coming week and (likely) making some Starbucks executive squeal with joy come Monday morning.

Kenmore Junior High adds two gender neutral bathrooms

State law mandates that schools allow students to use a ‘facility consistent with that individual’s gender identity,’ but actually accessing them isn’t always so easy.

Why are there so many biomed companies in Bothell?

A solid K-12 school district, graduates from the UW Bothell and Edmonds and Everett Community Colleges, a growing downtown in Bothell, proximity to similar businesses and expertise and lower taxes than Seattle and other metropolitan areas help.

Martial arts singled out for sales taxes statewide

Last October, state lawmakers voted to reclassify martial arts schools to be taxed as fitness clubs, levying a sales tax instead of being taxed like a service, raising taxes and prices by up to 9.6 percent, effective the first of this year.

Updates on two Kenmore assaults

Deputies arrested two men in separate incidents after they assaulted people.

Have you seen this story board?

The project involves a large board which has pieces of paper with written confessions hanging on it. Confessors write down their confession and place it into a shoebox, which is then sorted by Helmon or an assistant, and confessions are hung from the board.

Northshore School District Superintendent Larry Francois notifies school board of plan to resign

Northshore School District (NSD) Superintendent Larry Francois has announced he will be resigning at the end of this school.

Card and board game cafe opening this spring in Bothell

Zulu's Board Game Cafe on Main Street in Bothell could be open as soon as the end of March or early April.

Bothell church fighting for the hungry

“Our church is a large church, and very generous,” director Susie Disch said of the 3,000 member congregation. “What we want to do is make sure our clients are getting the food we would buy.”

Circa 15 weaves a modern twist on quilting

Kenmore resident Kristen Suzuki, owner of the Circa 15 quilting store in downtown Kirkland, falls squarely in this camp.

Three people arrested in cnnection to $39,000 fraud case at Home Depot

Three people were arrested on first-degree theft and criminal conspiracy charges on Feb. 15 following a fraud investigation at the Bothell Home Depot.

Kenmore approves permitted alcohol sales at public parks

At a Feb. 22 meeting the Council voted six-to-one to pass an ordinance to begin issuing alcohol permits for approved events in larger city parks, such as Rhododendron and Squire’s Landing.

The Peach and the Pig food truck makes the rounds in Bothell

The Peach and the Pig offers what Allen describes as Old World European cuisine, with a menu showcasing hand-cured meats, pickled beats and mushrooms, gluten-free onion rings and vegetable dishes like roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon.

Iconic Bothell bridge to be replaced

Constructed in 1980, the bridge located at the Park at Bothell Landing has become a city icon and was adopted as the official city logo, but city engineers said the old bridge is facing many structural issues including a decaying deck, cracking support beams and invasive pests.

Burke-Gilman Trail repairs this week in Kenmore

Two sections of the Burke-Gilman Trail will be repaired this weekend, leading to brief detours and partial trail closures.

Process to daylight Bothell’s Horse Creek nearly complete

Bothell is one step closer to seeing the long-buried Horse Creek brought above ground in a two-year process to “daylight” the creek.