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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

Family, friends of paraplegic Bothell man killed in shootout with Federal Way police outraged over his death

Family says the 23-year-old man’s death was “senseless”; accuse police of excessive force and withholding information that the man used a wheelchair.

A man works on a balcony at the Cedar Pointe Apartments, a 255 apartment complex for seniors 55+, on Jan. 6, 2020, in Arlington, Washington. (Andy Bronson/The Herald)

Washington state has been under-producing housing units for decades

A new report said there should have been an additional 225,000 units created between 2010 and 2015.

A man works on a balcony at the Cedar Pointe Apartments, a 255 apartment complex for seniors 55+, on Jan. 6, 2020, in Arlington, Washington. (Andy Bronson/The Herald)
Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Homelessness, guns among 2020 legislative priorities

WA lawmakers examine issues heading into 60-day session.

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Girmay Zahilay (District 2) is the newest member of the King County Council. Courtesy photo

New King County Council members sworn in

The King County Council was sworn in on Jan. 8, with three familiar faces and one new face. Councilmembers Jeanne Kohl-Welles (District 4), Claudia Balducci… Continue reading

Girmay Zahilay (District 2) is the newest member of the King County Council. Courtesy 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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King County faces $2 million lawsuit from 2016 K-9 bite

A man’s right arm was left “permanently disfigured and disabled” after a Sheriff’s Office K-9 was used.

  • Jan 6, 2020

Washington doesn’t know true vaccination data

New auditor’s report shows schools have not reported accurate vaccination data.

Judge Mara Rozzano was ceremonially sworn in by superior court judge George Appel during the Bothell City Council meeting on Dec. 3. Photo courtesy of city of Bothell

Bothell gets a new judge

The Bothell municipal court’s judge position was filled by Mara Rozzano.

  • Jan 3, 2020
Judge Mara Rozzano was ceremonially sworn in by superior court judge George Appel during the Bothell City Council meeting on Dec. 3. Photo courtesy of city of Bothell
Insulin pumps are worn by diabetics to monitor blood glucose levels and replace manual injections. (Wikimedia Commons)

WA lawmakers propose capping insulin costs at $100 a month

With the federal government in gridlock, states and finding ways to lower costs.

Insulin pumps are worn by diabetics to monitor blood glucose levels and replace manual injections. (Wikimedia Commons)

Swedish nurse strike still possible following Dec. 30 negotiations

Not enough progress was made, nurses unions say.

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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.

Swedish Medical Center nurses could send notification of strike by year’s end

Union reps say negotiations have stalled since they began in April.

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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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The historic Ericksen House, located at 23718 Bothell Everett Highway, was one of two historic houses offered to anyone who could move them off the property. File photo.

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter’s top 10 most-viewed web stories of 2019

From criminal activity to haunted houses, these stories received the most clicks on our website.

  • Dec 27, 2019
The historic Ericksen House, located at 23718 Bothell Everett Highway, was one of two historic houses offered to anyone who could move them off the property. File photo.

Who owns King County forestlands?

It’s a hodgepodge mix, but large investment companies own a substantial chunk.

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