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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The city of Bothell has hired PRR, a public relations firm, to conduct a citizen survey to understand community needs and service priorities.
School district stops ‘kidmail’
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.
The entire historic archive of the Bothell Reporter will be made freely available online.
Bothell native Laura Grafham was following in her father’s footsteps when she traveled to India this summer.
Fall has indeed arrived.
Cascadia Community College is offering a new environmental technologies and sustainable practices degree this fall.
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.”
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.
Sisters Jenny Counsel and Laura Carroll joined the 2008 Breast Cancer 3 Day to honor their mother.
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.