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Palin bio is a hit for Kenmore’s Epicenter Press

Kenmore resident Kent Sturgis hit the publisher’s jackpot when Republican Sen. John McCain tapped a little-known Alaska governor as his running mate for the presidential election.

  • Sep 12, 2008

Preschool open house on tap for Sept. 13

Woodinville Family Preschool (WFP) will hold its annual Infant and Toddler Open House from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 13. Admission is free; children and pregnant families are welcome.

  • Sep 8, 2008

Jewish family group forming in Bothell

Al Galgalim: Training Wheels, a program for families with children ages 3-5 is now being formed by the Seattle Chapter of Hadassah in Bothell. This Jewish family education program — developed by Hadassah and the WHIZIN Institute of the University of Judaism in Los Angeles, combines songs and activities that will guide adults and children in celebrating Shabbat and the Jewish holidays. In the friendly environment of a small group setting, Training Wheels provides a support system for parents and grandparents who share concerns about raising children in the Jewish tradition.

  • Sep 8, 2008

Immunizations will keep children safe and healthy

This year in the state, under-immunized children have been responsible for outbreaks of measles, chickenpox and pertussis (“whooping cough”). Parents can protect their children and those around them for this upcoming school year by making sure vaccinations are complete.

  • Sep 8, 2008

Day of Caring volunteers to renovate Friends of Youth programs

As part of United Way of King County’s Day of Caring, Friends of Youth, a nonprofit agency that serves youths and their families in King and Snohomish counties, will host more than 100 volunteers from Microsoft Corp., SnoCope Federal Credit Union and the United Way of Snohomish County from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 12.

  • Sep 8, 2008

POLICE BLOTTER

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  • Sep 8, 2008

Bothell judges performance with survey

The city of Bothell has hired PRR, a public relations firm, to conduct a citizen survey to understand community needs and service priorities.

  • Sep 8, 2008

BRIEFLY

School district stops ‘kidmail’

  • Sep 8, 2008

Kenmore officers practice for active-shooter situations

An armed gunman stood at the front of an Eastlake High classroom on a recent Friday afternoon, while students huddled at their desks with their heads hidden in their arms. A team of police officers — including some from Kenmore — bursts through the classroom door and took down the shooter in a flurry of bullets.

  • Sep 8, 2008

Bothell Reporter’s historical archives to appear online

The entire historic archive of the Bothell Reporter will be made freely available online.

  • Sep 8, 2008

Bothell’s Laura Grafham lends a hand in India

Bothell native Laura Grafham was following in her father’s footsteps when she traveled to India this summer.

  • Sep 2, 2008

Adult children staying close to home

Fall has indeed arrived.

Cascadia launches new degree in sustainability

Cascadia Community College is offering a new environmental technologies and sustainable practices degree this fall.

  • Sep 1, 2008

UW-B works to alleviate nursing shortage

With a statewide nursing shortage looming and the need to educate nurses a priority, the nursing program at the University of Washington, Bothell is working to improve Washington state’s health-care forecast. The program recently received a $286,899 Department of Education noncompetitive congressionally directed grant in support of its “Initiative to Train Nursing Faculty in Partnership with a Consortium of Colleges.”

  • Sep 1, 2008

Preservation Kitchen keeps culinary tradition alive at historic home

It was less than two years ago that a former Seattle nightclub owner had his sights set on Bothell’s historic Kaysner residence for the location of a strip club.

  • Sep 1, 2008

Trio to pay tribute to a mother, friend at breast-cancer walk

Sisters Jenny Counsel and Laura Carroll joined the 2008 Breast Cancer 3 Day to honor their mother.

  • Sep 1, 2008

BRIEFLY

The National Wildlife Federation has recognized Bastyr University as an “exemplary and committed” school in its 2008 Nation Report Card on Sustainability in Higher Education, highlighting the school’s recycling and composting program, as well as its commitment to future green building and landscaping on campus.

  • Sep 1, 2008