The city of Kenmore addressed residents’ concerns about flooding in the Swamp Creek area at a Sept. 2 public meeting.
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.
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.”
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.
Northshore teachers Aug. 27 ratified a three-year contract that includes a 4.4 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for this school year – as approved by the Legislature – more resources for
teacher training, and many changes to contract language regarding workload.