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Bothell sued over woman's death after high-speed police chase

2 hours 52 min ago
The decisions that led to a deadly police chase in 2013 are under scrutiny in a wrongful death lawsuit filed against the city of Bothell.

UW Bothell campus hosts protests for student diversity center

Fri, 2015-02-27 13:33
Students at the University of Washington Bothell campus staged a walk-out from classes to protest the lack of a diversity center on campus on Feb. 25.

Snohomish Education Foundation Awards nearly $75,000 in Classroom Grants

Fri, 2015-02-27 10:14
The Snohomish Education Foundation (SEF) awarded 111 classroom grants totaling nearly $75,000 for 2015. $69,000 of the funding was directly from SEF and $5,750 was privately funded. 84% of the applications received for classroom grants were awarded.

Senate transportation package comes with 'poison pill'

Fri, 2015-02-27 10:14
The Senate Transportation Committee passed a transportation package to the chamber floor last week that includes funding for widening Interstate 405, completing the west side of the State Route 520 floating bridge and what Democrats are calling a "poison pill."

Chevron’s Fuel Your School program benefits 67,881 students in King County

Fri, 2015-02-27 10:14
Chevron U.S.A. Inc. announced that the 2014 Fuel Your School program, which launched for the first time this year in King County, generated $600,000 helping to fund 497 local public school classroom projects, 189 of which support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum and impacting 67,881 students.

Statewide survey: STEM education improves opportunities for students and the economy

Fri, 2015-02-27 10:14
Ninety-four percent of Washington voters believe every child should have access to a high quality science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the state’s K-12 public schools, but just 45 percent believe schools are delivering, according to a new poll.

Beyond McCleary: Education opportunity — equal but unequal?

Fri, 2015-02-27 10:14
Advocates for minority and low-income students are urging legislators to take a closer look at the state’s McCleary obligation to ensure that all students are given equal and ample opportunity to achieve in school.

Faith leaders: Treat vandalism at Hindu temple as hate crimes

Thu, 2015-02-26 16:16
Local faith leaders called on law enforcement to treat recent vandalism in Bothell as hate crimes targeting Muslims.

Dembowski helps introduce legislation establishing paid parental leave for county employees

Thu, 2015-02-26 16:16
Metropolitan King County Councilmembers introduced legislation on Feb. 26 that would guarantee working moms and dads employed by King County up to 12 weeks in paid parental leave after a birth, adoption, or new placement of a foster child. The legislation was authored by Councilmember Rod Dembowski and is co-sponsored by Councilmembers Jane Hague and Larry Gossett.

UW Bothell students protest lack of diversity center

Thu, 2015-02-26 14:15
On Wednesday, Feb. 25, the students of UW Bothell's campus protested the lack of a diversity center on UW's most diverse campus.

Inglemoor relay team wins two state titles

Thu, 2015-02-26 12:14
Inglemoor swimmers Fisher Munro, Reid Anderson, Alex Crotteau and Seth Burrell won the 200 yard medley relay and the 200 yard freestyle relay at the Boys 4A Swimming and Diving state championship.

State Senate votes to develop new geologic hazards map

Thu, 2015-02-26 04:11
The state Senate voted unanimously Wednesday for a bill requested by Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark to use LiDAR technology to develop and catalog detailed maps of Washington’s geologic hazards.

Motion for new counsel and judge denied in Bothell murder case

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:38
Last week, Bothell resident Alan Smith requested new council and a new judge to render his sentence following the verdict of guilty for the charge of murder given on Feb. 4, however Judge Michael Downes denied the request today in Snohomish County Court.

Kenmore mayor addresses State Transportation Commission on 405 tolls during public hearing

Wed, 2015-02-25 14:34
The proposal to toll Interstate 405 from Bellevue to Lynnwood received less than an enthused response at a public meeting held at Kirkland City Hall Feb. 19.

New research shows tolling does not reduce congestion | Cartoon

Tue, 2015-02-24 17:09
New research shows tolling does not reduce congestion | Cartoon for Feb. 24

Closures along York and Jewell Roads in Bothell

Tue, 2015-02-24 13:05
From Feb. 24 through Mar. 6, closures to York Road and Jewell Road may impact travelers.

A transit option for those who depend on public transportation | Phillips, Gossett and McDermott

Tue, 2015-02-24 10:01
King County's new $1.50 low income transit fare, Orca Lift, goes into effect on March 1. Orca lift gives residents a cheaper alternative to get to school, work, health appointments and key services they need. This valuable program will help many residents in our region who are struggling to make ends meet.

Bothell community comes together for victims of hate speech graffiti

Tue, 2015-02-24 08:00
The Hindu Temple in Bothell and Skyview Junior High School were vandalized with hate-speech graffiti on Feb. 15. The hate speech on the Hindu Temple had a swastika and the words 'Go Home,' whereas the school had a swastika and 'Muslims be gone' and 'Muslims get out.'

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