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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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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
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                                Exterior of Bothell City Hall.

Bothell officials address Parr Creek channel flooding

The city council approved an agreement aiming to prevent flooding at its Nov. 19 meeting.

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                                Exterior of Bothell City Hall.
By passing the ordinance, Bothell joins 35 other jurisdictions in Washington that have approved a similar ban, including the cities of Kenmore, Lake Forest Park, Kirkland and Everett. File photo

Single-use plastic carryout bags to be banned in Bothell starting April 2020

Plastic bags that don’t have accessible alternatives are exempt.

By passing the ordinance, Bothell joins 35 other jurisdictions in Washington that have approved a similar ban, including the cities of Kenmore, Lake Forest Park, Kirkland and Everett. File photo
The gym annex of Saint Edward Seminary’s building. Reporter file photo

Kenmore withdraws from grant agreement

The grant amounted to $750,000.

The gym annex of Saint Edward Seminary’s building. Reporter file photo

Bothell council updated on Canyon Park Subarea Plan progress

The project seeks to further develop the area’s business park and retail/service activity centers.

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                                I-976, results in $30 car tabs.

Bridge remodel, Juanita Drive improvements, other Kenmore capital projects jeopardized by I-976

The city’s operating and capital budgets have question marks on them following the passage of I-976.

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                                I-976, results in $30 car tabs.