Posted on: May 23, 2017

Suspect in Attempted Purse Snatching Confesses

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The Bothell Police Department obtained a confession from a suspect in an attempted robbery that took place in Bothell in December. The Bothell Police Department has forwarded a case for Attempted Robbery 1st Degree to the Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Off...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

City to launch new Pedestrian Safety Flag Program

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On Monday, May 22 at 10 a.m., the City of Bothell, in partnership with the Northshore School District, will kick off its new Pedestrian Safety Flag Program at Frank Love Elementary, 303 224th St. SW in Bothell. The pedestrian flag program is the City’s fi...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Commercial burglaries increase; protect your business with these tips

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Since mid-April, the Bothell Police Department has seen an increase in commercial burglaries.  Several of these burglaries have occurred at retail businesses that sell scratch lottery tickets, cigarettes and energy drinks/pills.  Entry i...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Bothell Fire Chief to retire, Deputy City Manager leaving for Albany, OR position

Chief Van Horne

Fire Chief Bob Van Horne has announced his retirement, effective May 15, after 36 years in the fire service. Chief Van Horne has been Bothell's Fire Chief since 2009. He has served a total of 36 years in the fire service.

The City has engaged a search...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Bothell Business Owner Locates His Own Stolen Canoe

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Earlier this morning, the owner of “What’s Sup” (a paddle board and canoe rental company) arrived at work and realized that one of his canoes was missing and that the security cable had been cut.  The business owner saw marks left in the gravel t...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Public invited to Main Street Enhancement Groundbreaking

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The community and the media are invited to join in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Main Street Enhancement project:

Tuesday, March 28
10 – 11 a.m.Main Street between 101st Ave NE and 102nd Ave NE

Come learn more about the project and enjoy free...Read on...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Snohomish County provides $100,000 check for Bothell park project

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At tonight’s City Council meeting, the City of Bothell received a $100,000 check from Snohomish County for the Cedar Grove Park project.

"The City of Bothell is very grateful to Snohomish County and Councilmember Ryan for the contribution to imp...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

City of Bothell’s bond rating upgraded

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Moody’s Investors Service, (“Moody’s”) has upgraded the General Obligation Limited Tax (GOLT) bond ratings of 136 local governments in Montana, Oregon and Washington, including the City of Bothell. The City of Bothell’s credit rating was upgraded on two c...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

City of Bothell reaffirms policy on immigration

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Given recent local and national attention on immigration, the Bothell Police Department seeks to inform residents about its policy on the issue. The Bothell Police Department has a longstanding policy of refraining from inquiring into anyone’s immigration...

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Policy on foreign nationals (PDF)
Posted on: December 21, 2016

Attempted Purse Snatching

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On December 17, 2016 at approximately 10:40 PM, a woman and her 12 year old daughter were walking into a restaurant located in the 22900 block of the Bothell Everett Highway, in the City of Bothell.  As they were walking, she was approached from ...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

New Bothell City Manager brings extensive public administration experience

Jennifer Phillips

Pending approval of an employment contract by the City Council on Nov. 29, Jennifer Phillips will become the new City Manager for the City of Bothell on Jan. 17, 2017.  After a national search, background screening, public open house, and a day-l...

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Posted on: November 17, 2016

ATF report released for Bothell Main Street Fire

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The City of Bothell received the Cause and Origin Report from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for the Bothell Main Street Fire. After extensive investigation and data analysis, the cause of the fire has been officially found ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

Bothell Buzz features Wayne Golf Course property, North Creek Forest acquisition

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The second edition of the new video show, Bothell Buzz, features a discussion of the Wayne Golf Course property and the recent North Creek Forest acquisition.

The Bothell Buzz is a new video show about what's going on in the City and the community. Th...Read on...

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

Islamic Center of Bothell Burglarized

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On Thursday night (November 3rd) at about 9:30 p.m. Bothell Police Officers responded to the 3300 blk of Monte Villa Parkway on report of a male subject breaking into parked vehicles. Upon arrival officers identified the two victim vehicles. A security ...Read on...


Posted on: May 23, 2017

Suspect in Attempted Purse Snatching Confesses

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The Bothell Police Department obtained a confession from a suspect in an attempted robbery that took place in Bothell in December. The Bothell Police Department has forwarded a case for Attempted Robbery 1st Degree to the Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Off...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Animal Control Officer Saves Injured Dog

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On May 12th at 11:00 AM, a woman was walking her dog in the unincorporated Snohomish County portion of Bothell.  During the walk, the dog got loose and was accidentally struck by a vehicle.  The vehicle was traveling northbound on 14th AVE W in ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Commercial burglaries increase; protect your business with these tips

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Since mid-April, the Bothell Police Department has seen an increase in commercial burglaries.  Several of these burglaries have occurred at retail businesses that sell scratch lottery tickets, cigarettes and energy drinks/pills.  Entry i...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

COMMUNITY ADVISORY REGARDING COMMERCIAL BURGLARIES

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Since mid-April, the Bothell Police Department has seen an increase in commercial burglaries. Several of these burglaries have occurred at retail businesses that sell scratch lottery tickets, cigarettes and energy drinks/pills. Entry into the businesses w...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Bothell Business Owner Locates His Own Stolen Canoe

Canoe on top of vehicle

Earlier this morning, the owner of “What’s Sup” (a paddle board and canoe rental company) arrived at work and realized that one of his canoes was missing and that the security cable had been cut.  The business owner saw marks left in the gravel t...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

City of Bothell reaffirms policy on immigration

Police News Release

Given recent local and national attention on immigration, the Bothell Police Department seeks to inform residents about its policy on the issue. The Bothell Police Department has a longstanding policy of refraining from inquiring into anyone’s i...

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Policy on foreign nationals (PDF)
Posted on: December 21, 2016

Attempted Purse Snatching

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On December 17, 2016 at approximately 10:40 PM, a woman and her 12 year old daughter were walking into a restaurant located in the 22900 block of the Bothell Everett Highway, in the City of Bothell.  As they were walking, she was approached from ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2016

Victim sees own stolen vehicle, calls police, suspect in custody.

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Officers responded to a stolen vehicle report at 9:42 AM this morning.  At 10:34 AM the victim called the police department to explain he had seen his vehicle in Kenmore and was following it W/B on SR 522.  ...

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

Islamic Center of Bothell Burglarized

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On Thursday night (November 3rd) at about 9:30 p.m. Bothell Police Officers responded to the 3300 blk of Monte Villa Parkway on report of a male subject breaking into parked vehicles. Upon arrival officers identified the two victim vehicles. A security ...Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2016

Attempted kidnapping in downtown Bothell

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On 10-27-16, at approximately 1400 hrs, a female victim was waiting at a bus stop at 102nd Ave NE and Main Street in Bothell. The victim noticed a male also waiting at the bus stop when she arrived. While the victim was standing, the male approached her...Read on...