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Locals take the lead with sustainable mowing service

It’s a sunny afternoon, and two lawn-care crews are preparing to do their thing at residences along Bothell’s Northeast 190th Street.

  • Apr 14, 2008

Adopt-A-Stream Foundation is offering free surveys

Swamp Creek, North Creek, and Little Bear Creek flow from rapidly urbanizing southwest Snohomish County to the Sammamish River and Lake Washington. Quilceda Creek flows through the Urban Growth Area between Arlington and Marysville into the Snohomish River.

  • Apr 14, 2008

Annexation is on Bothell residents’ minds

More than 1,000 people have signed a petition asking the city of Bothell to annex its Snohomish County urban growth areas (UGAs).

  • Apr 9, 2008

Single — but not sleepless — in Seattle

I was recently invited to speak at a women’s conference of a local church. Among several topics being discussed, I was asked to host a workshop about the joys and challenges of being single. Over the past several weeks, I’ve immersed myself in research, written commentary, and heartfelt discussion about the single life.

  • Apr 9, 2008

Spring means Northwest Natural Yard Days

Northwest residents can welcome spring with greener lawn care and gardening practices by taking advantage of savings up to 25 percent on natural yard-care products during the 10th annual Northwest Natural Yard Days, April 15-May 15.

  • Apr 7, 2008

BRIEFLY

The East Lake Washington Audubon has recognized John Schmied as one of its 2007 Environmentalists of the Year.

  • Apr 7, 2008

CALENDAR

Family Fun Run: 9 a.m. April 12. Registration opens at 8 a.m. All are welcome to run, walk or jog the 5K route. Held in conjunction with Healthy Kids Day events. Northshore YMCA, 11811 N.E. 195th St., Bothell. 425-485-9797 or www.ymcanorthshore.org.

  • Apr 7, 2008

BRIEFLY

The Northshore School District is accepting nominations for its 2008-2009 Teacher of the Year award. Nominations may be submitted by administrators, parents, students or co-workers. To be eligible, the nominee must be employed full time as a teacher and plan to continue in an active teaching status during the 2008-2009 school year. Official nomination sheets will be accepted until 4 p.m. April 14. They forms be sent to Northshore Administration Center, Attention: Human Resources, 3330 Monte Villa Parkway, Bothell, WA 98021

  • Apr 7, 2008

School of Rock

Prince is fond of the color purple. Jimi Hendrix belted out “Purple Haze” on his Fender Stratocaster.

  • Apr 7, 2008