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Kenmore, KGM reach agreement on deconstruction of 520 bridge, avoid legal battle

Tue, 2016-05-24 11:42
A potentially lengthy legal battle between Kenmore and contractors Kiewet/General/Manson (KGM) was avoided on May 23 after the City Council agreed to a settlement over the fate of the old State Route 520 bridge.

Washington state continues to add jobs, unemployment rate steady at 5.8 percent

Tue, 2016-05-24 11:42
The following is a release from the Washington State Employment Security Department:

Calling out Community Transit for objecting to opening HOV laves | Letter

Tue, 2016-05-24 06:44
I was disappointed in a Reporter article regarding the recent changes to the unpopular HOV lanes on 405 opening both lanes to everyone on evenings, weekends, and holidays - as the majority of drivers made it very clear that it is what we wanted to have happen.

A path out of homelessness | Letter

Tue, 2016-05-24 06:44
Homelessness in the Northshore communities is a difficult challenge for the homeless and for the communities.

Kenmore recognized as 2016 Playful City USA community

Tue, 2016-05-24 06:44
Kenmore is being honored with a 2016 Playful City USA designation for the seventh year in a row. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the national recognition program honors cities and towns across the country for making their cities more playable. Kenmore is one of five cities in the state of Washington along with Auburn, Maple Valley, Mercer Island and Mountlake Terrace recognized as a Playful City in 2016.

UW Bothell honors former Chancellor Kenyon Chan and Shirley Hune with Legacy Award

Mon, 2016-05-23 16:40
The University of Washington Bothell presented its 2016 Legacy Award to Chancellor Emeritus Kenyon Chan, Ph.D., and Shirley Hune, Ph.D., for their vision and support of the University's mission to provide students access to excellence.

Single lane of 35th Avenue Southeast closed

Mon, 2016-05-23 12:27
A single lane of 35th Avenue Southeast will be closed from May 23 through July 15 at 192nd Street Southeast to install new storm facilities, road surface and frontage improvements for Northshre High School between 8:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.

Single lane closure along 14th Avenue West

Mon, 2016-05-23 12:27
A single lane of 14th Avenue West between 223rd Street Southwest and 225th Street Southwest will be closed between May 24 and May 27 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. while Northwest Arboriculture LLC sets up equipment to remove trees.

Gluten Free Foodies

Mon, 2016-05-23 12:27

Reporter Notes: Capps Club puts on a killer show

Mon, 2016-05-23 11:40
Like most everyone whose paid attention to what's happening north or east of Lake Washington during the past few months, I was curious to see what Kenmore's newest venue, Capps Club, was all about.

The state Republican party following their convention | Cartoon

Mon, 2016-05-23 10:32
The state Republican party following their convention | Cartoon for May 23

Enjoy the Kenmore Art Show - for your health | Maehren

Mon, 2016-05-23 09:34
As the clock counts down to the June 22 opening of the 18th annual Kenmore Art Show, let me remind you that there is no down side - only benefits - to taking time for enjoyment of art.

KGM and Kenmore propose settlement at tonight’s council meeting

Mon, 2016-05-23 09:34
The Kenmore City Council could approve a settlement agreement with Kiewit/General/Manson (KGM), Lakepointe, INC. and Pioneer Towing, Co. to prevent the old State Route 520 bridge from being demolished in Kenmore, while still allowing around 25 percent of the bridge to pass through the city.

A new leadership direction - marginalized | Letter

Mon, 2016-05-23 08:33
I have concerns surrounding the direction of our city [Bothell] and the firing of your CEO, city manager, Bob Stowe. Many people I talk with have concern about our great city, and do not speak up. So, may I please suggest you come out of your comfort zone and speak up for your community. For or against issues with educated data is encouraged. Come to Council meetings and speak, write letters to council members, letters to editor, talk about your concerns. I believe in the future of Bothell, love living here… if you agree please speak up.

Laccinole sweeps, Inglemoor boys win district title | Prep track

Sat, 2016-05-21 22:55
Nick Laccinole won the 3,200 meters to polish off a sweep of the distance events on Friday, May 20, leading the Inglemoor High boys' track team to a Class 4A Wesco/KingCo district championship at Lake Stevens High School.

Could heroin delay light rail up to Everett? | Cornfield

Fri, 2016-05-20 09:42
Could Snohomish County's battle against a heroin epidemic crimp Sound Transit's delivery of light rail into Everett and other Puget Sound communities?

Never mind the cash in the the drawer! | Cartoon

Fri, 2016-05-20 09:42
Never mind the cash in the the drawer! | Cartoon for May 20

Stowe had one foot out the door | Letter

Fri, 2016-05-20 06:39
The voters of Bothell hire the City Council to set policy, represent the city, and direct how our money will be spent. In the last four contested City Council races, an average of 59 percent of the voters have chosen a new direction.

Assault at Bothell High School leads to search, school closed Friday

Thu, 2016-05-19 23:27
Bothell police shutdown access to Bothell High School on Thursday evening after a teacher was assaulted on campus just after 4:15 p.m. The lock down was lifted just after 7 p.m. but the school will remain closed on Friday to students and classes have been cancled, according to the Northshore School District.