Gregoire or Rossi? Northshore voters speak out

A couple flights of stairs lead students to Room 360 at Cascadia Community College in Bothell. Inside, instructors Danielle Powell and Erin Richards team up to pass on their knowledge in a class that combines Communications 101 and Political Science 202.

Actor Edward James Olmos praises Hopelink at annual luncheon

Nearly 1,500 guests gathered at Bellevue’s Meydenbauer Center Oct. 20 to hear speakers, including actor/activist Edward James Olmos, Sen. Maria Cantwell and former Washington first lady Mona Locke, extol the virtues of the social-service agency Hopelink and to drive home the urgent message that the need to support Hopelink — which has a food bank in Bothell — is greater than ever.

  • Oct 29, 2008

Bothell-Kenmore Community Calendar | Oct. 29

The free community calendar is published Wednesdays on a space-available basis, and includes free and nonprofit local events and groups. Submit items at least a week in advance of publication dates to

  • Oct 29, 2008

McCain or Obama? Northshore voters speak out

Now’s the time for younger students at the University of Washington, Bothell to vote. What has shaped their opinions in the Nov. 4 presidential election, one that probably has generated more interest than most?

  • Oct 29, 2008

Chase vs. Rion

Seeking her third term as a state representative, Democrat Maralyn Chase said what she sees as the two key issues in the local elections are undoubtedly intertwined.

  • Oct 29, 2008

McAuliffe vs. Richter

Having spent 14 years on the Northshore School District Board of Directors prior to heading for Olympia in 1992, perhaps it’s not surprising that Democratic State Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe, District 1, has made education a key issue during her current reelection campaign.

  • Oct 29, 2008

Inslee vs. Ishmael

Seeking his third term as a U.S. representative from Washington’s First Congressional District, Democratic Rep. Jay Inslee has made his proposed new energy initiative a centerpiece of his campaign.

  • Oct 29, 2008

First-time voters at Secondary Academy ‘getting wrapped up’ in politics

It’s safe to say that politics are on the minds of Secondary Academy for Success (SAS) students. Last Thursday morning on a table in the Bothell school’s lounge, a newspaper was open to a page that beamed the headline, “A ‘hockey mom’ gets an expensive makeover.” The story focused on Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin and the $150,000 her party spent on clothes for her and her family at Saks Fifth Avenue and Nieman Marcus.

Unopposed: Ericks, O’Brien and Kagi

While both Bothell and Kenmore voters have several state level races to decide, three local contests ended as soon as they began.

  • Oct 29, 2008

The University of Washington, Bothell and Cascadia

The University of Washington, Bothell and Cascadia Community College will host speaker Nadinne Cruz Oct. 30.

  • Oct 27, 2008

Northshore hosts cyberbullying workshop

As more students use computers, Web sites and cell phones, bullying has taken a step into the electronic age. Parents are invited to learn how to prevent their child from being a cyberbully or the victim of one in a free workshop from 7-9 p.m. Nov. 5 in Room 60 at the Northshore School District Administrative Center, 3330 Monte Villa Parkway, Bothell. No child care provided. Pre-registration required at

  • Oct 27, 2008

Bothell-Kenmore Police Blotter | Oct. 22

BOTHELL Oct. 11 Malicious mischief: Persons unknown spray painted graffiti at the Bothell Skate Park. Police reports did not describe the graffiti, but stated officers took pictures in order to compare it with other vandalism found around the city.

  • Oct 27, 2008

Child reports possible luring incident in Kenmore

Police still are investigating what official reports called a case of child luring involving an eight-year-old girl.

  • Oct 27, 2008

Commission OKs Bothell downtown-development guidelines

With what were described as only a few minor last-minute changes, the Bothell Planning Commission Oct. 8 approved development guidelines that could be used for a long-planned major revamping of the city’s downtown.

  • Oct 22, 2008

Environmentalist flotilla tours waters of Kenmore

One of the creeks running into Log Boom Park, it has a couple of different names, including Little Creek and May Creek.

  • Oct 22, 2008

Inglemoor lacrosse pioneer becomes Hall of Famer

Back when he was playing baseball at Kenmore’s Inglemoor High School, Tony Olney, 44, got tired of standing around in the outfield waiting for fly balls that only rarely seemed to come his way.

  • Oct 22, 2008