Bothell

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)

Panel to hear input on 1st Congressional District boundaries

Residents can tell commissioners how they would draw boundaries during the redistricting process.

A suspected drugged driver crashed into a stopped state Department of Transportation truck Wednesday on I-405 east of Lynnwood, leaving a DOT worker with serious injuries, according to the Washington State Patrol. (Washington State Patrol)

Suspected drugged driver hits worker at ‘full speed’ on I-405

A road worker from Snohomish suffered serious injuries when a Kirkland woman slammed into a stopped DOT truck.

A suspected drugged driver crashed into a stopped state Department of Transportation truck Wednesday on I-405 east of Lynnwood, leaving a DOT worker with serious injuries, according to the Washington State Patrol. (Washington State Patrol)
Snohomish County Parks senior park ranger Chelsea Kapica stnds among old piers at Picnic Point Park on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2020 in Edmonds, Washington. the park is one of her favorites of the county's parks. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Snohomish County Parks senior park ranger Chelsea Kapica stnds among old piers at Picnic Point Park on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2020 in Edmonds, Washington. the park is one of her favorites of the county's parks. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Man stabbed to death in Bothell; another man in custody

Police reportedly said the attack took place near the entryway of The Villas at Beardslee.

Alan Edward Dean in about 1993 (left), and in 2020. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)

1993 murder suspect sent to mental hospital indefinitely

A judge dismissed the case against Alan Dean, finding him incompetent for trial in the murder of Melissa Lee, 15.

Alan Edward Dean in about 1993 (left), and in 2020. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)
The beer is flowing again at Snohomish County breweries as COVID-19 restrictions ease. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)

Drink This: Raise a pint to breweries that survived COVID-19

The Herald’s beer aficionado enjoyed a beer crawl from Everett’s At Large Brewing to 5 Rights in Marysville.

The beer is flowing again at Snohomish County breweries as COVID-19 restrictions ease. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)
The state House transportation budget proposes $15,000,000 to widen state improving Highway 524 between 24th Avenue West in Lynnwood and 9th Avenue SE.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Who wants a wider Highway 524 between Bothell and Lynnwood?

The project list includes expanding the three-mile, two-lane road between Bothell and Lynnwood.

The state House transportation budget proposes $15,000,000 to widen state improving Highway 524 between 24th Avenue West in Lynnwood and 9th Avenue SE.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)