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                                Mercer Island financial adviser Bob Toomey recently summited Mount Shasta in California.

Financial success and mountaineering

The steps to achieving financial success mirror mountain climbing.

  • Aug 14, 2019

 

Real estate market holds steady as summer continues

Suburbs are on the rise, as many millennials may be priced out of city cores.

  • Aug 7, 2019

 

The new Bothell Friday Market will run from 3-8 p.m., every Friday through Sept. 27. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

New Bothell Friday Market opens

Bothell Friday Market will run every Friday through Sept. 27

 

Kiddie Academy locations on the Eastside win national recognition

Six locally owned educational child care centers received an award for brand excellence and customer service.

  • Jul 15, 2019

Selection and steady sales characterize local market

Buyers can enjoy additional selection this summer as they look for the home of their choice.

  • Jul 10, 2019
The Bothell Kenmore Chamber of Commerce honored the Country Village owner as member of the month after it closed at the beginning of June. Kailan Manandic / staff photo

Eastside business booms with summer options

Locals can visit numerous new developments this summer, all within Eastside communities.

The Bothell Kenmore Chamber of Commerce honored the Country Village owner as member of the month after it closed at the beginning of June. Kailan Manandic / staff photo
First & Main Design Market offers a broad assortment of vintage and artisan built furniture pieces. Each piece is specifically and carefully selected. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

First & Main Design Market opens in Bothell

The new destination store offers retail furniture, vintage treasures, and professional interior design services.

First & Main Design Market offers a broad assortment of vintage and artisan built furniture pieces. Each piece is specifically and carefully selected. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
Just Get Me Started founder Suzanne Tseng participates in one of the weekly workshops that taught locals how to create intricate chalk art.

Kenmore’s Tseng helps locals ‘just get started’

Suzanne Tseng launched her business Just Get Me Started to help locals pick up hobbies and skills.

Just Get Me Started founder Suzanne Tseng participates in one of the weekly workshops that taught locals how to create intricate chalk art.
From left: Craig Olson, Joan Schrammeck, and Paula Paula DelGiudice with a solar panel. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Little Bit in Redmond goes solar

Northwest Electric and Solar (NWES) of Kenmore donates a solar energy system to the therapeutic riding center.

From left: Craig Olson, Joan Schrammeck, and Paula Paula DelGiudice with a solar panel. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Microsoft reveals project criteria for $500 million affordable housing funds

The company will soon accept applications for projects related to affordable housing on the Eastside.

Local real estate market brings more opportunities for buyers

Homebuyers are also benefiting from lower interest rates, which are currently are less than four percent.

  • Jun 11, 2019
Maurita Colburn, the chamber’s Member and Community Relations manager, welcomes Country Village owner Leeann Tesorieri as she receives a standing ovation from local business owners. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

Bothell Kenmore Chamber honors Country Village

The chamber awarded Country Village owner, Leeann Tesorieri, as member of the month.

Maurita Colburn, the chamber’s Member and Community Relations manager, welcomes Country Village owner Leeann Tesorieri as she receives a standing ovation from local business owners. Kailan Manandic/staff photo
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                                Bothell’s newest animal hospital opens with a joint celebration hosted by the Bothell Kenmore Chamber of Commerce.

Twin Pines Animal Hospital offers new vet services in Bothell

The animal hospital had been operating in the community for years before opening a new location.

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                                Bothell’s newest animal hospital opens with a joint celebration hosted by the Bothell Kenmore Chamber of Commerce.
The data visualized here was compiled from Apartment List’s monthly rent reports. See an interactive chart below. Kailan Manandic / data illustration

Eastside rental market could balance out with the region

Eastside rent medians increased by 2.8 in the past year, a decrease in growth from previous years.

The data visualized here was compiled from Apartment List’s monthly rent reports. See an interactive chart below. Kailan Manandic / data illustration
Bothell’s Country Village opened in 1981 and offers around 40 small businesses a place to operate. It was thought to be closing this month, but recently announced shops will remain open until June 1. Aaron Kunkler / Bothell-Kenmore Reporter

Country Village announces some shops will remain open until June

The well-loved village announced the two-month extension for certain businesses two days after its supposed closure.

Bothell’s Country Village opened in 1981 and offers around 40 small businesses a place to operate. It was thought to be closing this month, but recently announced shops will remain open until June 1. Aaron Kunkler / Bothell-Kenmore Reporter
Work crews construct the first floor of Kenmore’s newest downtown development, the Flyway. The building is adjacent to the Hangar, Kenmore’s community center, and will be a mixed retail and residential space.

Kenmore’s newest downtown development breaks ground

The Flyway broke ground last week and aims to complete construction by February 2020.

Work crews construct the first floor of Kenmore’s newest downtown development, the Flyway. The building is adjacent to the Hangar, Kenmore’s community center, and will be a mixed retail and residential space.
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                                Country Village is home to more than 40 local businesses. It is unclear whether these shops will secure new locations in Bothell before the center closes in April 2019.

Country Village closed after hosting local shops since 1985

The Country Village hosted about 40 local shops and restaurants before closing on March 31.

Aaron Kunkler / Bothell-Kenmore Reporter 
                                Country Village is home to more than 40 local businesses. It is unclear whether these shops will secure new locations in Bothell before the center closes in April 2019.

Nintex acquires EnableSoft in company acquisition

Bellevue-based company is a world leader in workflow automation industry.

Paige Bisbee, of Bellevue is a paid employee at Davis Wright Tremaine in Bellevue. As part of the law firm’s inclusive program, Bisbee distributes snacks and office supplies to her co-workers. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

People with disabilities find purpose through new employment opportunities

Paige Bisbee of Bellevue finds employment at Davis Wright Tremaine

Paige Bisbee, of Bellevue is a paid employee at Davis Wright Tremaine in Bellevue. As part of the law firm’s inclusive program, Bisbee distributes snacks and office supplies to her co-workers. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Local inventory is up as buyers and sellers prep for spring real estate market

February’s snowfall temporarily slowed down sales.

  • Mar 7, 2019