Posted on: September 13, 2017

Crews reach Main Street milestone: Eastbound traffic to resume in the first block

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Crews expect to reopen one eastbound lane of Main Street between Bothell Way and 101st Ave NE by Friday evening, Sept. 15. Once traffic is shifted to the new roadway, crews will demolish the asphalt strip that maintains access to the driveways for busines...

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

City of Bothell reaffirms policy on immigration

Police Department News Release

(This is a news release originally issued in January. It is being re-posted since immigration issues continue to be in the news.)

Given recent local and national attention on immigration, the Bothell Police Department seeks to inform residents about its po...

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Policy on foreign nationals (PDF) City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: August 25, 2017

Police Seek Assistance Identifying Burglary/Sexual Assault Suspect

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On Sunday, August 20th, at approximately 10:15am, a female Bothell resident reported she returned to her home in the 10500 block of Woodinville Dr NE and was confronted by an unknown male suspect inside of her residence. The victim reported the suspect se...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: August 21, 2017

$50,000 in tourism grants now available

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Up to $50,000 is available through a new grant program administered by The City of Bothell and its Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC). To be eligible, projects, events or activities should attract visitors to Bothell and take place between Nov. 27, 201...

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Posted on: August 20, 2017

Police respond to burglary

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On Aug. 20 at approximately 10:40 a.m. officers were dispatched to an interrupted residential burglary in the 10500 block of Woodinville Drive. When officers arrived they learned the female victim had entered her residence and found a male subject inside....Read On...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Construction to cause delays for drivers in Bothell next week

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Drivers should plan ahead, take alternate routes if possible, and anticipate delays due to construction in Bothell beginning the week of Aug. 21.

For more information

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Bruce Kroon to serve as Bothell’s Fire Chief

Bruce Kroon

Bruce Kroon, a veteran fire service chief officer with more than 26 years of experience, will become the City of Bothell’s next Fire Chief, effective Sept. 18. Kroon was selected after a national search.

“I’m very excited to have Bruce join us to lead the ...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: August 8, 2017

One block section of Main Street to close for a month

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Starting Monday, August 14 for about 30 calendar days, one block of Main Street will close between Bothell Way Northeast and 101st Avenue Northeast. Vehicles will not be allowed but sidewalks will remain open.

A second one-block closure between 101st and 1...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

CPR and AED saves man at 24 Hour Fitness in Bothell

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Doug Rough is living proof that knowing CPR and how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED),  saves lives. On April 17, Doug was exercising at the 24 Hour Fitness in Bothell, when he collapsed in cardiac arrest. That is when Steven Charl...

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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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City of Bothell News (Home page)
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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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: May 4, 2017

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

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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 se...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
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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City of Bothell News (Home page)
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...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
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: 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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City of Bothell News (Home page)
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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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: November 28, 2016

New Bothell City Manager brings extensive public administration experience

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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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City of Bothell News (Home page)
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...

City of Bothell News (Home page)

Posted on: August 25, 2017

Police Seek Assistance Identifying Burglary/Sexual Assault Suspect

Car with Tape

On Sunday, August 20th, at approximately 10:15am, a female Bothell resident reported she returned to her home in the 10500 block of Woodinville Dr NE and was confronted by an unknown male suspect inside of her residence. The victim reported the suspect se...

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Police News
Posted on: July 12, 2017

New Distracted Driving Law

Beginning July 23, 2017, it will be against the law for Washington  drivers to use hand-held cell phones while they are driving. This  includes all electronic devices, even tablets, laptops and video  games. Tickets for driving ...

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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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Police News
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 A...

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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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) Police News
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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Police News
Posted on: December 13, 2016

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

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December 13, 2016 - Bothell, WA

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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Police News
Posted on: November 4, 2016

Islamic Center of Bothell Burglarized

Islamic Center of Bothell

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...

Police News
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...

Police News
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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Police News