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School district bows to public pressure

The Northshore School District says it will no longer ask taxpayers to reimburse principals and administrators for the purchase of personal technology equipment.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

POLICE BLOTTER

March 22

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Bothell Sons of Norway member Sue Waldrop browses a stamp collection while sitting with a trunk load of used stamps that her club will eventually send to Norway to provide funding for tuberculosis research and assisting handicapped children.

Sons of Norway collects stamps for a cause

Stamps have a new value, and it has nothing to do with a rate increase from the postal service.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Bothell Sons of Norway member Sue Waldrop browses a stamp collection while sitting with a trunk load of used stamps that her club will eventually send to Norway to provide funding for tuberculosis research and assisting handicapped children.

Old radio days take center stage

Curtain Call Theatre will present “The Golden Age of Radio” April 11, 13, 18, 20, 24 and 25 at the Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell. Times are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and 4:30 p.m. Sundays.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Northshore nurses and parents discuss their concerns about the Northshore School District’s proposal to reduce its number of full-time school nurses during a meeting at the Northshore Education Association office in Kenmore. Pictured are

School district to unveil its revised budget plan

The Northshore School District is expected to announce a new set of budget-reduction measures at its April 22 School Board meeting.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Northshore nurses and parents discuss their concerns about the Northshore School District’s proposal to reduce its number of full-time school nurses during a meeting at the Northshore Education Association office in Kenmore. Pictured are
Kenmore City Council voted against building a sports field at Wallace Swamp Creek Park. Environmental groups are pleased with the decision

Wallace Swamp Creek sports-field plan strikes out

The Kenmore City Council voted April 7 to end plans for building a sports field at Wallace Swamp Creek Park.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Kenmore City Council voted against building a sports field at Wallace Swamp Creek Park. Environmental groups are pleased with the decision
Bothell High students (from left to right) Amanda Nichols

Fighting human trafficking

Bothell High played host to 200 students from 20 different schools during an April 22 forum aimed at confronting human trafficking.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Bothell High students (from left to right) Amanda Nichols

School District proposes new budget-cut plan

The Northshore School District has announced an alternative plan for reducing its expenditures by $700,000 in lieu of closing Woodin Elementary next year.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

Swimmers rescued from Kenmore pool

Three members of the Seattle Synchronized Swim Team between the ages of 11 and 14 passed out during a practice at Kenmore’s Carol Ann Wald Memorial Pool April 21.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Here’s an artist’s rendering of what the west Bothell downtown neighborhood area — west of State Route 527 looking northwest toward Pop Keeney Field — would look like.

Bothell considers guidelines for downtown makeover

Bothell planners last week unveiled draft guidelines that will determine future characteristics of the city’s greater downtown area.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Here’s an artist’s rendering of what the west Bothell downtown neighborhood area — west of State Route 527 looking northwest toward Pop Keeney Field — would look like.
From left

Mothers take the spotlight

Who loves ya?

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
From left

Council adopts resolution of I-405 Corridor Program

At a recent meeting, Bothell City Council adopted a resolution of the I-405 Corridor Program indicating its formal opinion that a full implementation of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) plan should be given highest priority over other proposed transportation improvements.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

Bothell man involved in multi-car wreck

A multi-vehicle accident involving a Bothell man April 28 on State Route 167 resulted in the death of a toddler and injuries to four other people.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Urban Partners’ initial renderings for Kenmore Village by the Lake

Kenmore downtown plan undergoing changes

Kenmore’s first downtown renovation project is changing like a chameleon to match economic conditions.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Urban Partners’ initial renderings for Kenmore Village by the Lake
Dorothy Johnson congratulates Hollywood Hill Elementary’s Grant Kamien on receiving his C.P. Johnson Humanitarian Award May 13 at the Northshore Performing Arts Center. Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe looks on from the far right.

Special humanitarian

It’s been a symbol of student kindliness for 19 years, but the C.P. Johnson Humanitarian Awards ceremony will never be the same.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Dorothy Johnson congratulates Hollywood Hill Elementary’s Grant Kamien on receiving his C.P. Johnson Humanitarian Award May 13 at the Northshore Performing Arts Center. Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe looks on from the far right.
Steven Rhone with father

Rhones educate people after drunk-driving death

Samantha Rhone was deep into the grieving process by the time she watched four people go down for crimes related to her big brother’s death.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Steven Rhone with father

Northshore area included in transit-expansion plan

Sound Transit is pitching a new 12-year plan for expanding mass transit in the wake of Proposition 1’s drubbing last November.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

UW-Bothell names vice chancellor for Advancement and External Relations

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

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

Clark injured in car wreck, community lending support

Family, local residents and the Girl Scout community are rallying around Bothell resident Kelly Clark, who was critically injured in a car accident May 19.Just… Continue reading

‘Rumor’ has it, Inglemoor actors are a funny bunch

OK, sorry, the title of the play — “Rumors” — is a little misleading. Not to disappoint nosey moms and students, but this article isn’t going to delve into Inglemoor High’s latest gossip.

  • May 28, 2008
  • BY Wire Service