Bothell

Saman Shareghi is organically farming in his parents yard in Bothell. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

In climate change war, this Bothell man’s weapon is a garden

Saman Shareghi is growing a food forest. His is one of several efforts across Snohomish County.

 

Kate Lunceford has complaints of the use and treatments of trees in new construction in Bothell on October 7, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

League of Women Voters has a new mission: Defend urban trees

With a focus on climate change, the Snohomish County branch wants to preserve the urban tree canopy.

 

Damon Buxton and Andre Feriante (not shown) will livestream back-to-back concerts on Oct. 2 to benefit the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theatre via Facebook. (Kyle Cassidy)

Local fusion guitarists play to benefit Snohomish theater

Andre Feriante and Damon Buxton will perform back-to-back concerts on Oct. 2 via Facebook.

 

Bothell clinic helps kids exposed to drugs and alcohol

One in every 10 kids in the U.S. had prenatal exposure. The consequences are numerous.

FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, the AT&T logo is positioned above one of its retail stores, in New York. A Pakistan resident has been sentenced on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, to 12 years in prison for a conspiracy to "unlock" phones from AT&T's network, a scheme the company says cost it more than $200 million. Muhammad Fahd, 35, of Karachi, recruited an employee of an AT&T call center in Bothell, Wash., via Facebook in 2012, and began bribing that employee and his coworkers to use their credentials to unlock phones. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Bothell workers helped Pakistani in $200 million phone fraud

The Karachi man recruited employees of an AT&T call center to use their credentials to unlock phones.

FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, the AT&T logo is positioned above one of its retail stores, in New York. A Pakistan resident has been sentenced on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, to 12 years in prison for a conspiracy to "unlock" phones from AT&T's network, a scheme the company says cost it more than $200 million. Muhammad Fahd, 35, of Karachi, recruited an employee of an AT&T call center in Bothell, Wash., via Facebook in 2012, and began bribing that employee and his coworkers to use their credentials to unlock phones. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
The Home Depot in Lynnwood on Sept. 3, 2021. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)

Lawsuit: Home Depot doesn’t give workers enough breaks

The suit could cover at least 10,000 employees across the retailer’s 45 locations in Washington.

The Home Depot in Lynnwood on Sept. 3, 2021. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)

‘Fulfillment center’ proposed along Bothell Everett Highway

Amazon denies that it’s involved in the project. But permitting documents include the company name.

Phoenix Police Department Sgt. Kevin Johnson shows off the new Axon Body 2 body camera after demonstrating to fellow officers how the camera works as another precinct gets their cameras assigned to them Wednesday, July 3, 2019, in Phoenix.  Although body-worn cameras are becoming a police standard nationwide, Phoenix was among the last big departments to adopt their widespread use. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Phoenix Police Department Sgt. Kevin Johnson shows off the new Axon Body 2 body camera after demonstrating to fellow officers how the camera works as another precinct gets their cameras assigned to them Wednesday, July 3, 2019, in Phoenix.  Although body-worn cameras are becoming a police standard nationwide, Phoenix was among the last big departments to adopt their widespread use. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Elizabeth Panagos kisses her son Paxton through her mask as she drops him off for his first day of kindergarten at Mountain Way Elementary on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 in Granite Falls, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Masks on, at a distance, students begin a new year of school

Nervous and excited students filtered back into classrooms full-time in five districts in Snohomish County.

Elizabeth Panagos kisses her son Paxton through her mask as she drops him off for his first day of kindergarten at Mountain Way Elementary on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 in Granite Falls, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Traffic moves along I-405 between Highway 522 and Highway 527 where WSDOT received the approval to build a second express toll lane on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021 in Bothell, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Second toll lanes coming to I-405 between Highways 522, 527

At the same time the highway gets expanded, Sound Transit is developing bus rapid transit lines.

Traffic moves along I-405 between Highway 522 and Highway 527 where WSDOT received the approval to build a second express toll lane on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021 in Bothell, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Matt Mosteller holding Montana Mosteller (left-right) Lindsay Mosteller holding Sequoia Mosteller and Steven Hailey were forced to sell their home to the county for a project that widens 43rd Avenue in Bothell.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Family loses newly purchased dream home to eminent domain

Lindsey and Matt Mosteller bought their Bothell-area house in January 2020. Now the county needs the land.

Matt Mosteller holding Montana Mosteller (left-right) Lindsay Mosteller holding Sequoia Mosteller and Steven Hailey were forced to sell their home to the county for a project that widens 43rd Avenue in Bothell.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Michael Powell

After 2 years, identity of Bothell skeleton is confirmed

Michael Powell went missing in the 1990s. Detectives have named a person of interest, but no one has been arrested.

Michael Powell

Lane closure set for section of Highway 527 near Canyon Park

The Washington State Department of Transportation is cleaning stormwater retention vaults.

Third man arrested in Bothell-area kidnapping, robbery, rape

The first two suspects were arrested last week and detectives are continuing to investigate.

2 arrested in Bothell-area kidnapping and robbery

A woman was taken to a hospital. The suspects were taken to jail.

Everett Community College (Sue Misao / The Herald)

Expect a mix of in-person and online college classes in fall

Class schedules and vaccination policies at Snohomish County’s higher-ed institutions will vary.

Everett Community College (Sue Misao / The Herald)
Kristin Esterberg, new chancellor of the University of Washington Bothell. (UW Bothell)

Kristin Esterberg chosen as new chancellor of UW Bothell

The president of State University of New York at Potsdam replaces Wolf Yeigh.

Kristin Esterberg, new chancellor of the University of Washington Bothell. (UW Bothell)
Willem Wolters, 9, is half way through reading "Space Case" by Stuart Gibbs. Wolters was given the title of the nation's highest point earner in the Accelerated Reader program on Thursday, June 17, 2021 in Bothell, Washington. Willem is a fourth grader at Cedar Wood Elementary School in Bothell. The new national record is 2,145 points. That is over 14 million words read and 377 books. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

This Bothell boy read 380 books to beat last year’s national record

Willem Wolters, 9, earned more than 2,000 Accelerated Reader points, but mostly he just loves to read.

Willem Wolters, 9, is half way through reading "Space Case" by Stuart Gibbs. Wolters was given the title of the nation's highest point earner in the Accelerated Reader program on Thursday, June 17, 2021 in Bothell, Washington. Willem is a fourth grader at Cedar Wood Elementary School in Bothell. The new national record is 2,145 points. That is over 14 million words read and 377 books. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Bothell man sentenced for illegally trading Amazon stock

He got confidential information from his wife, who was an Amazon finance employee at the time.

Chris Hays, who grew up with cerebral palsy, has overcome much to become the Chancellor's Medal recipient at UW Bothell and a member of the university's class of 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

UW Bothell medalist a champion for people with disabilities

Cerebral palsy didn’t keep 2021 grad Chris Hays from achieving. “He tries, he does, and he succeeds.”

Chris Hays, who grew up with cerebral palsy, has overcome much to become the Chancellor's Medal recipient at UW Bothell and a member of the university's class of 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)