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Woodmoor Elem. principal retires after lengthy career

It’s not like Steve Wharton to be caught off guard by major events at Woodmoor Elementary. He is, after all, the principal. So it comes as a surprise that the Woodmoor staff managed to secretly organize two school-wide functions that would honor his retirement.

  • Jun 25, 2008

Cops nab tall thief | Bothell/Kenmore Police Blotter

Tall thief: A 17-year-old male, approximately 6-feet, 10-inches tall, allegedly shoplifted drugs valued at $6 from a store on Highway 527.

  • Jun 25, 2008

Groundbreaking for Burke-Gilman Trail June 28 | Bothell/Kenmore Briefs

The city of Kenmore will celebrate the grand reopening of the Burke-Gilman Trail and break ground on the next phase of State Route 522 construction from 10:30 a.m. to noon June 28 at the Kenmore Community Club, 7304 N.E. 175th St.

  • Jun 25, 2008

Bothell drops $1.7M toward Crossroads-SR 522 Realignment Project

Bothell City Manager Bob Stowe has executed two purchase and sale agreements totaling $1.7 million for two more parcels needed for the Bothell Crossroads SR 522 Realignment Project.

  • Jun 25, 2008

Wash. high schoolers on track with WASL requirements

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Terry Bergeson has announced that around 85 percent of this year’s 11th-graders scheduled to graduate in 2009 have met state reading and writing standards on the Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL) exam.

  • Jun 25, 2008

Bothell’s vote to fight climate change could also help local economy

The Bothell City Council voted June 10 to combat climate change by launching a new program called Bothell CO2OL. The initiative calls for a phased approach to reducing carbon emissions and fostering energy independence throughout the civic and private sectors. City officials are hailing the move as potential boost for the local economy.

  • Jun 25, 2008

That’s one hot ride

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  • Jun 25, 2008

BRIEFLY

Samuel Mullins, 18, a recent Inglemoor High graduate with a diploma from the international baccalaureate program, recently attained the rank of Eagle Scout. It’s the highest rank to be earned through the Boy Scouts of America program.

  • Jun 24, 2008

Locals participate in Leadership Eastside event

Leadership Eastside’s (LE) Class of 2010 recently shared its Community Project Presentations at the Redmond campus of Lake Washington Technical College (LWTC).

  • Jun 24, 2008

Penny joins UW-Bothell staff

University of Washington, Bothell Chancellor Kenyon S. Chan announced the appointment of Dr. Richard Penny as vice chancellor for Advancement and External Relations.

  • Jun 24, 2008

Cascadia faculty members honored for excellence

Cascadia Community College has honored two faculty members with the annual Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Service award. The recipients for 2008 are Melissa Estelle and Jared Leising. As part of the honor, each will receive an award of $1,000 for professional development or to support a Cascadia program.

  • Jun 24, 2008

Foundation awards $17,250 in grants

The Northshore Public Education Foundation (NPEF) has announced the 2008-2009 Classroom Grant Awards, ranging from $320 to $1,000, totaling $17,250 for the upcoming school year.

  • Jun 24, 2008

Bothell Council adopts capital facilities plan

The Bothell City Council adopted a $250 million capital facilities plan (CFP) for 2009-2015 at its June 17 meeting.

  • Jun 24, 2008

Affordable-housing project set for downtown Kenmore

A new affordable-housing development is in the works for downtown Kenmore.

  • Jun 24, 2008

James O’Neal has the world on his side

James O’Neal isn’t one to act sheepish about his looks.

  • Jun 18, 2008

Teens ‘Dare to Care’

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  • Jun 18, 2008

Walking ‘Out of the Darkness’ By JOSHUA ADAM HICKS

Kenmore residents Laura Humrich and Dawn Ross will spend June 21-22 wandering the streets of Seattle in a 20-mile trek that lasts from sunset to sunrise.

  • Jun 18, 2008