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Northshore Senior Center responds to COVID-19

Facilities will be closed but emergency services are still available.

  • Mar 13, 2020
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
Photo by Rolf Skrinde                                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.
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.
Courtesy photo                                Charlene Freeman, a local artist and owner of Bothell’s Cloud 9 Art School, will launch the first Bothell Art Scene with Ken Stodola and Hannah Waters March 12.

Local artists to launch Bothell Art Scene this spring

The first art walk will be March 12.

Courtesy photo                                Charlene Freeman, a local artist and owner of Bothell’s Cloud 9 Art School, will launch the first Bothell Art Scene with Ken Stodola and Hannah Waters March 12.
Mitchell Atencio/staff photo                                 Cynthia Bemis displays one of the rocks she found in her years as an administrator in the Bothell Rocks, in Lynnwood on Feb. 20.

Bothell and Kenmore rock painting groups inspire community and creativity

Rock painting groups have grown in popularity over the last five years, inspiring local groups to connect.

Mitchell Atencio/staff photo                                 Cynthia Bemis displays one of the rocks she found in her years as an administrator in the Bothell Rocks, in Lynnwood on Feb. 20.
Skater Park Art Exhibit opens at Kenmore City Hall

Skater Park Art Exhibit opens at Kenmore City Hall

Arts of Kenmore, City Hall and 4Culture collaborated to bring the Skate Park Street Art Exhibit to Kenmore.

Skater Park Art Exhibit opens at Kenmore City Hall
Courtesy photo                                Tim Sellard has been collecting records for the past 50 years.

Kenmore man to share love of record collecting at Vinyl & Brew event

Vinyl Brew will have about eight vendors and more than 7,000 records.

Courtesy photo                                Tim Sellard has been collecting records for the past 50 years.
Making a human connection in a sea of social media

Making a human connection in a sea of social media

A monthly health column about natural medicine.

  • Feb 6, 2020
Making a human connection in a sea of social media
Kenmore selects Dixon as Walkways & Waterways project artist

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.

Kenmore selects Dixon as Walkways & Waterways project artist
Centro Cultural Mexicano exhibit opens doors to discussions on immigration, border issues

Centro Cultural Mexicano exhibit opens doors to discussions on immigration, border issues

“Border Doors” features art by students who have visited the United States-Mexico border.

Centro Cultural Mexicano exhibit opens doors to discussions on immigration, border issues
Award-winning play ‘The Good Adoptee’ coming to Mercer Island

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

The autobiographical drama was penned by acclaimed playwright Suzanne Bachner.

Award-winning play ‘The Good Adoptee’ coming to Mercer Island
Photo by Rosemary Dai Ross                                Carolynne Wilcox, Devika Bhagwat and Cindy Giese French in As If Theatre’s first production, “The Clean House” last year.

As If Theatre celebrates successful first year in Kenmore; looks forward to 2020

The theater company announces its spring show, “The Cake.”

Photo by Rosemary Dai Ross                                Carolynne Wilcox, Devika Bhagwat and Cindy Giese French in As If Theatre’s first production, “The Clean House” last year.
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
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 time for gratitude is now

The time for gratitude is now

Being grateful for the present and focusing on what you have versus what you don’t have is the key to mindfulness.

  • Jan 3, 2020
The time for gratitude is now
Embrace the struggle for a complete picture | Health column

Embrace the struggle for a complete picture | Health column

A monthly column about mindfulness and general wellbeing.

  • Jan 2, 2020
Embrace the struggle for a complete picture | Health column
Wyatt MacDonald, 17, and Spencer Hogge, 16, completed all requirements to become Eagle Scouts. They were recognized on Dec. 27. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Bothell’s Hogge and MacDonald receive Eagle Scout awards

Spencer Hogge and Wyatt MacDonald received the highest rank in Boy Scouts.

Wyatt MacDonald, 17, and Spencer Hogge, 16, completed all requirements to become Eagle Scouts. They were recognized on Dec. 27. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
Courtesy photo                                Bothell resident Patricia Wangen participated in the Community Action Training School (CATS).

Bothell woman creates environmental education program at Northshore Senior Center

Community Action Training School helped Wangen with her project.

Courtesy photo                                Bothell resident Patricia Wangen participated in the Community Action Training School (CATS).
Sue Freeman was recognized as the human services champion of the year by the North Urban Human Services Alliance (NUHSA) at the organization’s annual awards program held on Dec. 3. Photo courtesy of Michael Powell

Northshore volunteer named human services champion of the year

Sue Freeman was recognized as the human services champion of the year by the North Urban Human Services Alliance (NUHSA).

  • Dec 17, 2019
Sue Freeman was recognized as the human services champion of the year by the North Urban Human Services Alliance (NUHSA) at the organization’s annual awards program held on Dec. 3. Photo courtesy of Michael Powell