Aaron Kunkler

Forterra finances interim acquisition of Wayne Golf Course in Bothell

Forterra representatives announced Feb. 10 they had financed an interim acquisition of both the front- and back-nine of the hotly contested Wayne Golf Course in Bothell.

Handgun pulled at Kenmore Lanes

After an argument and fight, a man pulled a handgun on a group of four friends at Kenmore Lanes on Feb. 6.

Forterra announces meeting at Wayne Golf Course today

The meeting will be held at 4 p.m., Feb. 10 at the Wayne Public Golf Course clubhouse.

City of Bothell, emergency organizations drop Regional Fire Authority discussion

Are fire agency heads discuss why the RFA negotiations fell through, and what comes next.

McMenamins’ pool could reopen by the end of the month

The pool at McMenamins could be open by the end of this month after being shut down in January by the Department of Health due to excessive fog.

Organizations drop plan for Northlake Regional Fire Authority

Four area fire service providers call off RFA negotiations.

State Senate votes out WSDOT director

The Washington State Senate voted today not to confirm Lynn Peterson at the head of the Washington State Department of Transportation only three years after she was appointed to the position by Gov. Jay Inslee.

Toll lanes jam up I-405 near Bothell

Congestion along Interstate 405 has improved in some places, and has gotten significantly worse in others, leaving Bothell in the lurch as commuters north of State Route 522 in both directions slog through heavier traffic.

Bothell Kindering brings legacy of service

The Kindering Center, located in Bothell’s North Creek Business Park, is continuing the legacy of service that was started in Bellevue 54 years ago.

Fisher brothers to host 40th anniversary event of Heart album in Bothell

It’s been nearly 40 years since the band Heart released their “Dreamboat Annie” album, and so to celebrate a merging of old and new, original guitarist Roger Fisher and his brother Michael are throwing a party at McMenamins on Valentines Day.

Volunteers help to restore hillside in Bothell’s North Creek Forest

On a recent sunny Saturday morning, dozens of students and volunteers were busy squishing through mud, shoveling mulch into buckets to carry down a flight of wooden stairs and then laying it on a footpath winding down towards the heart of Bothell’s North Creek Forest.

Shoppers locked inside Kenmore Rite Aid after shoplifter leaves with codeine cough syrup

One Kenmore resident is angry after he and his son were locked in a Rite Aid Monday night following a shoplifting.

Break in water main affecting Bothell customers

A break in an Alderwood Water main should be cleared up by 4 p.m., company advises customers run cold water to flush out sediment.

The steady decline of salmon runs to Lake Washington | Part I

Salmon runs have steadily declined in Lake Washington for nearly 40 years, a phenomenon which has not escaped researchers, ecologists and environmentalists.

The steady decline of salmon runs in Lake Washington | Part II

“Are we ever gonna turn them back into great salmon runs? I doubt it. Can we keep it from getting worse? Absolutely,” Murdock said. “Is the political will there to do it? That’s an outstanding question that I don’t have the answer for.”

Abstract artist creates conversations in Bothell

“What I’m doing as an abstract artist, I’m really dealing with lines, shapes, patches of color,” she said, standing in her basement, walls lines with dozens of works of art leaning against mattresses. “Abstract is a new world, it’s the only way an artist can really express what’s inside them,” she said.

Bothell council tepidly proceeds with RFA negotiations

At the meeting, interest in continuing with the RFA was approved 4-3, with Bothell Deputy Mayor Duerr and Councilmembers Tris Samberg and Joshua Freed opposed.

Long-time Country Village caterer opens coffee shop

The Practical Sparrow is the brainchild of long-time Country Village caterer Teresa Howard, 51, who recently sold her business of 21 years, Celestial Catering, to Alexa’s Catering and opened up downstairs, beneath the Rosewood Room. But she plans on keeping that independent spirit in her new store.

Strong citizen response at first of two Parks Commission meetings on St. Ed’s

Although no finalized proposals have been presented to the Washington State Parks Commission detailing possible development by Daniels Real Estate to restore a seminary at Saint Edward State Park, battle lines are being drawn between those in favor of development and those opposing it.

A conversation with Brittany Caldwell, new Chamber director

Caldwell is a 31-year-old graduate of the University of Washington Bothell’s business administration program whose been working at the Chamber since before she graduated in 2007.