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Voters are narrowly rejecting affirmative action

The no camp on affirmative action is winning by just over one point.

O’Cain, Pfeil currently ahead in Kenmore council race

Ballots were due at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5

  • Nov 5, 2019
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King County Council incumbents ahead, with the exception of Gossett

Preliminary results are in for the King County Council races.

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Kenmore earns clean audit

This is the 18th year in a row the city has received the billing.

  • Nov 5, 2019

Bothell firefighters depart to battle California blaze

Team comprised of Seattle, Eastside, Bothell, Valley Regional, and Duvall fire department members.

Kenmore approves 2020 state legislative agenda

The 2020 legislative session is set for Jan. 13.

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King County Council authorizes staff to draft road levy ballot measure

The county is projected to run out of capital funding for roads and bridges by 2025.

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Exterior of Kenmore City Hall. Photo courtesy of city of Kenmore

Kenmore updated on proposed regional homelessness authority

The council ultimately didn’t support or oppose the prospective jurisdiction.

Exterior of Kenmore City Hall. Photo courtesy of city of Kenmore

Moen named new top cop in Kenmore

Outgoing police chief Peter Horvath has been promoted to a captain position in the King County Sheriff’s Office.

King County parents are still struggling with child care

A new report looks at the effects on parents here and across the state.

Brother suspected of killing half-sister from Kirkland-Kenmore area

David Haggard’s bail set at $2 million, for murder of half-sister Jamie Haggard.

Bothell firefighter honored with funeral procession last week

About 50 police department vehicles and 29 fire department apparatus encompassed the motorcade.

  • Oct 29, 2019
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King County studies broadband access

A report due to the council in January could show opportunities for expansion.

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Kenmore city manager names new city attorney

Dawn Reitan has represented cities for more than 26 years.

  • Oct 28, 2019

UW Bothell student spits on Marine recruiter | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Oct. 1-5.

  • Oct 25, 2019
A new study argues that many luxury apartment units in Seattle are vacant, damaging the surrounding communities. (Screenshot on Google)

Luxury apartments: Who’s buying King County?

Wealthy investors jack up housing prices in Seattle and beyond.

A new study argues that many luxury apartment units in Seattle are vacant, damaging the surrounding communities. (Screenshot on Google)

West Point Treatment Plant report due in January

The report will look at ways to keep adequate power flowing to the plant after a July spill.

Jim Corcoran at his home in Bothell on Oct. 18. He’s donated the land to Snohomish County, to be preserved as a park. Olivia Vanni/staff photo

Bothell-area man donates land worth $1.5 million to county

Jim Corcoran has lived on the property since 1986. Now, it will be preserved forever as a park.

Jim Corcoran at his home in Bothell on Oct. 18. He’s donated the land to Snohomish County, to be preserved as a park. Olivia Vanni/staff photo