Blake Peterson

Exterior of Bothell City Hall. File photo

Bothell city manager discusses businesses, financial planning, other concerns amid outbreak

As for now, it is unknown which major city projects and goals will be most affected.

 

Savannah Lynn and Will Chadek in the Second Story Repertory of Redmond’s production of “The Fantasticks.” “The Fantasticks” had been performed three times by the organization until coronavirus concerns resulted in the cancellation of the remaining dates. Photo by Michael Brunk

How is the coronavirus affecting the arts?

Representatives from Eastside arts institutions discuss their experiences.

 

The moratorium will be in effect until April 24, unless an extension is deemed necessary. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

Kenmore enacts emergency, temporary moratorium on residential tenant evictions

The rule lasts until April 24 but might be subjected to an extension.

 

A shot of downtown Kirkland. Samantha St. John of the city’s chamber of commerce said that Kirkland’s business community is likely being more detrimentally affected than others on the Eastside due to the city’s often being deemed the epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic. Blake Peterson/staff photo

‘We’re just kind of in limbo’: Eastside businesses feeling significant economic effects amid coronavirus pandemic

Eastside chamber representatives discuss the states of their business communities.

A shot of downtown Kirkland. Samantha St. John of the city’s chamber of commerce said that Kirkland’s business community is likely being more detrimentally affected than others on the Eastside due to the city’s often being deemed the epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic. Blake Peterson/staff photo
Tim Killian, a public liaison for the Life Care Center, spoke at a press conference on March 7. This is the first time Life Care, whose Kirkland location has been linked with most coronavirus cases in the U.S., has publicly addressed the situation. Screenshot from livestream

Life Care Center of Kirkland breaks silence at Saturday press conference

A public liaison for the center shedded light on resources, confirmed cases, employees and more.

Tim Killian, a public liaison for the Life Care Center, spoke at a press conference on March 7. This is the first time Life Care, whose Kirkland location has been linked with most coronavirus cases in the U.S., has publicly addressed the situation. Screenshot from livestream
Family Jewels Foundation founder Nancy Balin. Blake Peterson/staff photo

Family Jewels’ 5K returns to Saint Edward in Kenmore

The foundation formed in 2017, but the 5K has been going on for about a decade.

Family Jewels Foundation founder Nancy Balin. Blake Peterson/staff photo
Mike Weatherill holds up a picture of his mother, Louise, at a March 5 press conference. Louise, who was a resident of Life Care, died yesterday. It is unknown whether she died from coronavirus. Blake Peterson/staff photo

‘If anyone’s questions should be answered, it’s ours’: Life Care families demand answers

Families of residents organized a press conference in front of the facility Thursday.

Mike Weatherill holds up a picture of his mother, Louise, at a March 5 press conference. Louise, who was a resident of Life Care, died yesterday. It is unknown whether she died from coronavirus. Blake Peterson/staff photo
Bellevue skyline. File photo

Amid coronavirus concerns, Eastside cities are taking preventative steps

Most Eastside cities are following recommendations from county officials.

Bellevue skyline. File photo
King County Executive Dow Constantine at a Seattle press conference Wednesday, March 4. Screenshot from livestream

‘We will get through this’: Officials discuss coronavirus at Wednesday press conference

The county is advising event cancellations, increased telecommuting.

King County Executive Dow Constantine at a Seattle press conference Wednesday, March 4. Screenshot from livestream
Photo courtesy city of Kenmore
                                Nadia Reigna Silver, who gave an address in commemoration of Black History Month, standing with Mayor David Baker at the Feb. 24 Kenmore City Council meeting.

Kenmore recognizes Black, Women’s History Months for first time

The Black History Month proclamation came with an address from business owner Nadia Reigna Silver.

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                                Nadia Reigna Silver, who gave an address in commemoration of Black History Month, standing with Mayor David Baker at the Feb. 24 Kenmore City Council meeting.
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                                From left, As If Theatre’s Molly Hall, Amy Gentry and Cindy Giese French.

‘The Cake’ making its Washington debut in Kenmore

The play is kicking off As If Theatre’s second-ever season.

Photo by Rolf Skrinde
                                From left, As If Theatre’s Molly Hall, Amy Gentry and Cindy Giese French.
Seattle & King County Public Health Official Dr. Jeff Duchin speaking at the press conference. Screenshot from press conference livestream

14 coronavirus cases, including five deaths, in King County

County is in process of purchasing a motel intended for quarantine.

Seattle & King County Public Health Official Dr. Jeff Duchin speaking at the press conference. Screenshot from press conference livestream
Photo courtesy of TAD Management
                                ABBAFab has been doing shows for a decade.

ABBA tribute band to dance, jive, have the time of its life in Bothell

ABBAFab formed in 2010 and has been playing shows internationally ever since.

Photo courtesy of TAD Management
                                ABBAFab has been doing shows for a decade.
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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.

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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.
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                                Log Boom Park (pictured) is one of two Walkways & Waterways projects discussed at the Feb. 10 Kenmore City Council meeting. It will be discussed again at a Feb. 26 open house event. If all goes according to schedule, site renovations could be seen through by June 2021.

Kenmore’s Squire’s Landing, Log Boom Park renovations almost done

Residents can see updated design work at a Feb. 26 open house at Kenmore City Hall.

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                                Log Boom Park (pictured) is one of two Walkways & Waterways projects discussed at the Feb. 10 Kenmore City Council meeting. It will be discussed again at a Feb. 26 open house event. If all goes according to schedule, site renovations could be seen through by June 2021.
The Bothell parks and recreation repartment updates the PROS Plan every six years. Blake Peterson/staff photo

Bothell approves PROS plan

The plan, which outlines potential city projects and other community goals, covers six years.

The Bothell parks and recreation repartment updates the PROS Plan every six years. Blake Peterson/staff photo

‘It’s a difficult decision’: Kenmore ends proposed St. Edward’s athletic field project

The council voted 4-3 in favor of stopping the project.

Photo courtesy of Kenmore Complete Count Committee
                                From left to right: Committee members Liz Thompson, Francesca Ty Abellera, Pamela Loaiza and Ginna Hernandez tabling last summer.

Kenmore works to promote Census participation in North King County

Though primarily based in Kenmore, the group is partnered with nearby cities like Bothell and Woodinville.

Photo courtesy of Kenmore Complete Count Committee
                                From left to right: Committee members Liz Thompson, Francesca Ty Abellera, Pamela Loaiza and Ginna Hernandez tabling last summer.

Kenmore selects Dixon as Walkways & Waterways project artist

Of the 16 submissions, Dixon was one of two artists and one artist team to be interviewed for the projects.

Bothell City Hall. Photo courtesy city of Bothell

Youths now allowed to serve on Bothell’s arts commission, parks and rec board

Membership opportunities were expanded by city council at its Jan. 21 meeting.

Bothell City Hall. Photo courtesy city of Bothell