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Bothell-Kenmore chamber holds first general meeting of the year

It took place at the Northshore Senior Center on Jan. 23.

 

Award-winning play ‘The Good Adoptee’ coming to Mercer Island

The autobiographical drama was penned by acclaimed playwright Suzanne Bachner.

 

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                                From left, Debra Entenman, Tana Senn, Lisa Callan, Brandi Kruse, Manka Dhingra, Patty Kurderer, Roger Goodman and My-Linh Thai at the event.

I-976, affordable housing, other issues discussed at legislative breakfast event

The gathering included a keynote speech from attorney general Bob Ferguson.

 

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                                From left to right: Corina Pfeil, Melanie O’Cain, Rod Dembowski, Milton Curtis and David Baker.

Baker, Herbig continue as Kenmore mayor, deputy mayor

They were appointed at the Jan. 13 council meeting, during which councilmembers were also sworn in.

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                                From left to right: Corina Pfeil, Melanie O’Cain, Rod Dembowski, Milton Curtis and David Baker.
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                                City manager Jennifer Phillips was one of the speakers at the Jan. 16 information session.

What’s next for the former Wayne Golf Course in Bothell?

The city of Bothell recently acquired the property from its previous owners.

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                                City manager Jennifer Phillips was one of the speakers at the Jan. 16 information session.
From left to right: the city of Bothell’s Christi Cox and Friend of North Creek Forest’s Paula Quigg and Melissa Gugala. Blake Peterson/staff photo

Friends of North Creek Forest, city organize work party on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Community members and other groups came out for the gathering.

From left to right: the city of Bothell’s Christi Cox and Friend of North Creek Forest’s Paula Quigg and Melissa Gugala. Blake Peterson/staff photo
Mason Thompson, Davina Duerr and James McNeal being sworn in at the Jan. 7 Bothell City Council meeting. Photo courtesy city of Bothell

Olsen, Zornes now Bothell mayor, deputy mayor; councilmembers sworn in

The appointments occurred at the Jan. 7 Bothell City Council meeting.

Mason Thompson, Davina Duerr and James McNeal being sworn in at the Jan. 7 Bothell City Council meeting. Photo courtesy city of Bothell
From left: students Riley Retinger, Abby Smith, Mimmi Hubbard and Sadie Rabinowitz. Photo by Calah Webb

‘It’s one of my favorite places to be’: School of Rock Issaquah gears up for January shows

In January, students will be paying homage to the Beatles, Black Sabbath, Chris Cornell and others.

From left: students Riley Retinger, Abby Smith, Mimmi Hubbard and Sadie Rabinowitz. Photo by Calah Webb
The Saint Edward athletic field project has been of interest in Kenmore for years. Blake Peterson/staff photo

‘It means a lot to us’: Community members oppose Kenmore’s Saint Edward athletic field project

Scores of community members shared their concerns at the Dec. 9 Kenmore City Council meeting.

The Saint Edward athletic field project has been of interest in Kenmore for years. Blake Peterson/staff photo
Current state of 68th Avenue Northeast. Staff photo/Blake Peterson

Utility work on 68th Ave., Juanita Drive in Kenmore to start this quarter

Each project is making renovations intending to benefit pedestrian and bicycle safety.

Current state of 68th Avenue Northeast. Staff photo/Blake Peterson
Photo of Community Transit. Reporter file photo courtesy of Lizz Giordano, The Herald

Sound Transit updates Kenmore council on bus service project

The transportation agency discussed its 2020 plans.

Photo of Community Transit. Reporter file photo courtesy of Lizz Giordano, The Herald
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Updates on Bothell’s Safe and Secure levy, city finances

Bothell City Council heard progress at its last meeting of 2019.

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                                The agreement impacts, in addition to Bothell, Woodinville Fire & Rescue and the Shoreline and Northshore Fire Departments.

Bothell fire changing training practices through interlocal agreement

The agreement is seeking to improve training standards.

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                                The agreement impacts, in addition to Bothell, Woodinville Fire & Rescue and the Shoreline and Northshore Fire Departments.
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Bothell man arrested after driving on I-90 in vehicle stolen from Sound Transit site

The man was not intoxicated at the time but has previously been convicted for other vehicular misconduct.

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Exterior of Kenmore City Hall. Photo courtesy city of Kenmore

Kenmore establishes loan, grant programs for drainage-issue mitigation

The ordinance establishing the enterprise was approved in a 6-1 council vote.

Exterior of Kenmore City Hall. Photo courtesy city of Kenmore
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                                The interim site is located at 6532 Northeast Bothell Way.

Kenmore still looking for a permanent public works shop location

The city council recently approved the continued use of the interim site.

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                                The interim site is located at 6532 Northeast Bothell Way.
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                                The parks department is responsible for about 400 acres’ worth of parks in Bothell.

Parks department: Bothell almost completely pesticide, herbicide-free

The department updated the council on chemical use at a recent council meeting.

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                                The parks department is responsible for about 400 acres’ worth of parks in Bothell.

Kenmore approves ARCH work program, budget

The city council unanimously approved both at its Dec. 9 meeting.

One of the vans in King County Metro’s Community Connections project. Photo courtesy of city of Kirkland

New carpooling program for Kenmore and Kirkland solidifies

The rideshare pilot is part of King County Metro’s Community Connections project.

One of the vans in King County Metro’s Community Connections project. Photo courtesy of city of Kirkland
NSD buses. File photo

Bothell increases school impact fees

Fees benefit the Northshore School District.

NSD buses. File photo