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 city of Kenmore addressed residents’ concerns about flooding in the Swamp Creek area at a Sept. 2 public meeting.
A local employee union is threatening to file charges of unfair labor practices against the Northshore Utility District (NUD).
Working with the city of Bothell in an effort to improve safety and traffic conditions, a new traffic signal has been installed by Phoenix Development Corporation at the intersection of 228th Street Southeast and 31st Avenue Southeast as part of a new residential development. Phoenix has four new residential developments (approximately 140 homes total) in the area of the 228th and 31st intersection and funded both the design and construction of this $440,595 project.
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.
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.