Local schools field FBLA state winners

Several schools fielded winners at the Washington State Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) state conference, held April 19-22 in Spokane. Students competed in a… Continue reading

Bothell’s Country Village shops’ future remains uncertain

The future of the quirky Country Village with its giant spotted chicken statue, pirate ship playground and collection of small shops and restaurants… Continue reading

Overnight lane closures on I-405 to end by Wednesday morning

Overnight lane closures on I-405 were expected to start Monday and be complete by Wednesday morning as crews re-stripe the express toll lanes… Continue reading

Seattle Genetics pulls out of $2 billion bid for cancer drug

BOTHELL —Seattle Genetics, the region’s biggest biotech firm, spiked a $2 billion deal to manfuacture and distribute an experimental tumor fighting drug. The company announced… Continue reading

First few days of shoulder lane access show faster commute

A new shoulder lane helped speed the evening commute on I-405 in its first week. Now, drivers hope those quicker travel times become… Continue reading

Robotics teams return from world competition in Houston

The Arlington High School NeoBots Team 2903 was a subdivision winner in the FIRST Robotics Competition Championship, held April 19-22 in Houston. Their four-team alliance… Continue reading

Arlington, Bothell, Index, Stanwood get $2M for parks, trails

Snohomish County has divvied up $2 million in grants to buy land for parks and trails in and around Arlington, Bothell, Index and… Continue reading

Do baby teeth hold clues to mystery of what causes autism?

J.T. Fisher was surrounded by sharks. His delight seemed to flood into his snorkeling mask. The Bothell boy and his father had boarded… Continue reading

Northshore schools consider new name for Pop Keeney Stadium

The home field for Northshore School District high schools has been named for a local pioneer’s son and football legend for 64 years.… Continue reading

Washington Achievement Award winners

The Washington Achievement Award is given each year to schools whose students perform well or show progress over time on state tests. Only schools that… Continue reading

Shoulder driving on I-405 through Canyon Park starts Monday

Commuters will be able to drive on the shoulder of northbound I-405 through Canyon Park for the first time during the Monday evening… Continue reading

Another Chick-Fil-A will land in Snohomish County

Consider the Chick-fil-A experiment in the Northwest a success. The fast-growing chain restaurant landed in Lynnwood to great fanfare two years ago. Now… Continue reading

Kirkland woman seriously injured in crash near Bothell

A Kirkland woman, 24, was listed in serious condition in intensive care Thursday after a Wednesday crash near Bothell. The crash happened about… Continue reading

Locals competed at state National Geographic Bee

The National Geographic State Bee was held March 31 at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma. Local students who competed at the state-level competition: Jack Bode… Continue reading

Investigation continues into death of man shot in shower

Detectives in Mason County are continuing to investigate the death of a Bothell man shot in the shower… Continue reading

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