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Posted on: December 12, 2018

City buys last five acres of “Back 9” on former Wayne Golf Course

Apple orchard on the "Back 9"

Completes preservation of 89-acre open space

The City of Bothell, with significant help from King County, has purchased the last five acres of the former Wayne Golf Course from Forterra, completing the preservation of the entire 89-acre property. The five ...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

City awarded more than $4.5 million for three priority projects

Woman with baby walking on side of road

The City of Bothell will receive nearly $4.54 million in federal funding from the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) for three road and trail projects that will improve local and regional mobility. The PSRC has approved the funding; final approval by the...

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

City Council approves settlement agreement with Bothell Hotel LLC

City Hall Block Property

At tonight’s City Council meeting, the Bothell City Council approved a settlement agreement with Bothell Hotel LLC for repurchase of property next to Bothell City Hall. The City will repurchase the property for $1.27 million, the original sales ...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

New art exhibit open at Bothell City Hall Gallery

Blue Bike

Come enjoy the latest exhibition at the Bothell City Hall Gallery featuring Eric Demattos' stunning photographs titled, "Forgotten Spaces," based on desolate objects long forgotten by others.

Demattos’ work will be on display through Ja...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Get involved: Apply to serve on a board or commission

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Are you looking for a meaningful way to volunteer? The City of Bothell wants to hear from you! The City is accepting applications for 15 openings on six boards and commissions. Serving on a board or commission is a way to get involved in local government,...

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Posted on: November 9, 2018

You asked, we’re getting ready to deliver: NE 188th project

Students Walking

The City of Bothell is preparing to deliver on one of the highest-ranked projects on a list of sidewalk needs. The City is now designing a project to add sidewalks, bike lanes and curb ramps to NE 188th Street from just west of Pop Keeney Stadium to 92nd ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

City hires new Economic Development Manager

Jeanie Ashe

Today the City of Bothell welcomes Jeanie Ashe as its new Economic Development Manager. Ashe has 15 years of experience in economic development, public infrastructure grants and loans, tourism and business retention, expansion and attraction efforts. Ashe...

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Plan ahead for 15-minute delays on Bothell Way

lane closed

Drivers should plan ahead for delays of about 15 minutes on Bothell Way NE starting Monday, Oct. 29. There will be southbound lane closures from 240th Street SE to NE 201st Place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays for four to six weeks. Drivers should watch f...

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

UPDATE: Detectives Arrest Shooting Suspect

Suspect Arrested

UPDATE:  Bothell Police Detectives have arrested a suspect from a shooting incident that occurred on September 18th, 2018.  The 22 year-old female suspect, who is being held in King County Jail for investigation of Assault 1st D...

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Police News
Posted on: September 18, 2018

Bothell Police Investigate Shooting Incident

Officers at Shooting Scene

Bothell Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 10600 block of NE 152nd ST.  Officers responded to investigate the incident after a 911 caller reported coming home and finding his roommate on the floor suffering from a gunshot wo...

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Police News
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Bothell Police Arrest Therapist for Indecent Liberties

Business sign of Seed Soil Counselling

Bothell, WA - Bothell Police have arrested a licensed clinical therapist for investigation of Indecent Liberties.

The 57 year-old suspect, Brian Hall, is a licensed clinical therapist and has been practicing in Bothell for the past several years a...

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Police News
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Bothell Police Encourage Residents to Participate in National Night Out

National Night Out 2018

Subject:  Bothell Police Encourage Residents to Participate in National Night Out

When:  Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 - Officers will be available from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Bothell, WA – Neighborhoods throughout Bothell are invited to...

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Police News
Posted on: July 10, 2018

City names Nik Stroup as Parks & Recreation Director

Nik Stroup

The City of Bothell has named Nik Stroup, a 22-year City of Bothell employee, as its new Parks & Recreation Director, effective July 16.“I firmly believe Nik possesses the leadership skills and operational experience to lead the Parks & ...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Voters will decide Bothell’s Police and Fire Future

Police officer and firefighters

Public safety measures referred to November ballot

Bothell voters will be asked to decide on two ballot measures to support police and fire services and facilities in the November 2018 general election. At tonight’s regular City Council meeting, ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

Bothell residents: Time to weigh in on the need for major infrastructure projects

Pouring concrete

The City is undertaking several separate processes related to funding and community input is important in all of these endeavors.

Capital Facilities Plan and Transportation Improvement Program

Starting today through April 16, the City of Bothell wants to he...

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Posted on: March 13, 2018

Michael Kattermann to lead Bothell’s Community Development Department

Michael Kattermann

The City of Bothell has hired Michael Kattermann, AICP, as its Community Development Department Director. Kattermann will join the City on March 30.

“Both interview panels and the Community Development staff were very impressed with Michael’s experience, d...

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Come enjoy the new gallery exhibition at Bothell City Hall

The Cow Ate My Homework by Dennis Wunsch

The City of Bothell Arts & Festivals Commission invites you to explore visual art at the new gallery exhibition at City Hall, 18415 101st Ave NE in Bothell. The exhibition features award-winning illustrator and Bothell resident Dennis Wunsch. His work...

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

City Council preserves entire Wayne Golf Course in City’s largest parkland acquisition

Wayne Back 9

Deal saves more than $6 million from earlier purchasing proposals

At tonight’s regular Bothell City Council meeting, the Council approved the purchase of the Wayne Golf Course Back 9 for about $400,000. Together with last month’s action...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

City of Bothell announces Victoria “Torie” Brazitis as new Assistant City Manager

Torie Brazitis

Victoria “Torie” Brazitis will begin as the City of Bothell’s new Assistant City Manager on Dec. 28, 2017.   Described as a “star,” Brazitis has more than 11 years of experience in municipal management and public affairs.   

Tori...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Mathew Pruitt becomes City of Bothell’s new Human Resources Director

Mathew Pruitt

Mathew Pruitt, a Kirkland resident with nearly 14 years of experience in human resources at a variety of levels of government, will become the City of Bothell’s new Human Resources Director effective Dec. 27.

“Matt has a passion for loc...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Bothell Police attempt to locate armed subject

Carlos Espinoza-Medina

On 10-28-17 at 22:50 hrs, Carlos D. Espinoza-Medina, age 36, got into an argument with his girlfriend while at Pasion Tequila in Bothell. During the argument, Espinoza-Medina pointed a handgun at his girlfriend and threatened to kill her. Espinoza-Medina ...

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Police News
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Bothell City Council approves purchase of Wayne Golf Course Front 9

Wayne Golf Course

At Tuesday night’s regular City Council meeting, the Bothell City Council authorized the City to buy 49.9 acres of the Wayne Golf Course, known as the “Front 9,” by the end of this year for an estimated $3.4 million. The Coun...

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