The repairman behind the Husky Marching Band

Since 2002, Ben Gary has repaired the dings and dents of Husky Marching Band instruments in his secluded shop inside Hec Ed Pavilion on the… Continue reading

Front Porch

Shredding event A free shredding and electronics recycling event is set for Saturday at Windermere Real Estate’s Alderwood office, 18811 28th Ave. W, Suite J,… Continue reading

Police renew investigation into ‘amazing’ young man’s killing

In the last months of his life, Henry Faison was tired and hurting. He kept telling his mother to be strong and calm.… Continue reading

Northshore School Board director to resign, run for office

Northshore School Board Director Ken Smith announced Monday that he intends to resign and campaign for a state Senate seat. Smith’s District 2… Continue reading

Video record traffic stops?

Street Smarts reader Phillip Jefferies, of Bothell, asks: Does Washington state law allow citizens to record police stops? This was in response to a video… Continue reading

Trump budget jeopardizes Lynnwood light rail, Swift bus

President Donald Trump’s “America First” budget proposal would pull up the drawbridge on federal funding for light rail to Lynnwood and other major… Continue reading

2 hurt after their car crashes into fence

A red Mustang crashed into a fence in unincorporated Bothell on Thursday night, sending two people to the hospital. One person was taken… Continue reading

Crowdfunding efforts often fall short in covering medical bills

More people are turning to crowdfunding websites to help pay unexpected medical bills, but new research shows that often can be a fruitless… Continue reading

State lawmakers holding town-hall meetings over the weekend

Snohomish County residents can question state lawmakers on an array of issues during town hall meetings this weekend. Rep. John Lovick, D-Mill Creek,… Continue reading

Seattle Genetics cleared to resume testing of cancer drug

Seattle Genetics can resume all testing on an experimental drug to treat an aggressive form of cancer known as acute myeloid leukemia. The… Continue reading

Bothell’s new high school is modeled on the best in the world

Eric McDowell is a high school principal without students. For a few more months, at least. McDowell arrived at the new North Creek… Continue reading

Bothell area street to close for pipeline work

Work related to King County’s North Creek Interceptor Sewer Improvement project will again close 14th Drive SE, in a Bothell area neighborhood, for about two… Continue reading

Signal timing improvements coming on Highway 527

Ken George, of Everett, writes in about a frustrating drive on Highway 527, among other spots, that has to do with signal timing. “I see… Continue reading

Vows to end I-405 tolls: Was it all just campaign talk?

Eliminating the express toll lanes on I-405 was a popular pledge of candidates on the campaign trail in Snohomish County. Well, it’s not… Continue reading

Seattle Genetics plans to expand and add 200 workers

The Pacific Northwest’s biggest biotech firm — Seattle Genetics — is poised to go from being a one-drug company to one with a… Continue reading

Your sports car is no match for this Bothell biker’s wheels

When Dave Bain goes to Costco, he never has any trouble finding a parking space. He goes by bicycle. An electric bike with pedal assist… Continue reading

Illegal parking lot highlights silt problems in area streams

As Eric Adman paddled a canoe into the mouth of Swamp Creek , he was passing over water that likely originated in rivulets… Continue reading

Court upholds Bothell man’s conviction for murdering his wife

A former Boeing engineer convicted of murdering his estranged wife wasn’t able to convince the state Court of Appeals that his confession to… Continue reading

Prosecutors question self-defense claim in fatal shooting

A Seattle man’s repeated claims that he acted in self-defense during a fatal shooting last month near Bothell haven’t persuaded Snohomish County prosecutors.… Continue reading

UW Bothell’s Michael Goldberg remembered as cherishing life

Michael Goldberg was a lively teacher, a devoted family man and a voice of humor and gentle dissent. He loved music and film,… Continue reading