News Flash

Posted on: September 19, 2022

Quarterly Bothell Bridge Newsletter, Fall 2022

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City of Bothell's quarterly Fall Bothell Bridge Newsletter has arrived! Read the online version today and get the latest news and information on recently completed Fire Station 45, Preparedness Month, back to school safety, salmon SEEson, Puget Sound Star...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: September 16, 2022

New City of Bothell Website Coming September 20

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Beginning September 20, the City of Bothell’s website will have a fresh look and feel! While all of the menu items and pages that you are used to seeing will still be available, you will notice some new colors and formatting that will make information eas...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: August 17, 2022

Senator Cantwell Visits Bothell in Celebration of $19M Grant

Senator Cantwell Speaking

On Tuesday, August 16, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell joined local leaders in Bothell to celebrate the $19 million Federal Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant recently awarded to the Bothell Way Widening Project. &...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Celebration Held for SR 522 Stage 3 Project Completion

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Elected officials, transit executives, project staff, and community stakeholders gathered together on Wednesday, July 20 to celebrate completion of the SR 522 Stage 3 Project. Construction on roadway improvements between 96th Ave NE in Bothell and 83rd Av...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Councilmembers Awarded Certificate of Municipal Leadership

River in Bothell

City of Bothell Councilmembers, Jeanne Zornes, Ben Mahnkey and Jenne Alderks, recently earned a Certificate of Municipal Leadership from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC). 

 AWC’s Certificate of Municipal Leadership prog...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Sustainamania Events Coming August 6 - 13

Sprout

Sustainamania is back with a week-long series of in-person and virtual activities from August 6 – 13 to bring the community of Bothell together on ways to live more sustainably.

Sustainamania started in 2012 as a way for the Bothell community to celebrate ...

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Additional Info... City of Bothell News
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Council Meetings Move to Hybrid Format

City Hall

Beginning July 1, 2022, City of Bothell Council Meetings will be moving to a hybrid format that includes both in-person and virtual attendance. Community members who are unable to attend council meetings in person, can continue to watch ...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: May 26, 2022

Raising of Progress Pride Flag on Wed., June 1st at 10am

Pride Month Flag Raising

Pride Month  

City Council recently voted to raise the Progress Pride Flag at several city facilities on June 1st for Pride Month. We will be raising the Progress Pride Flag at City Hall on Wednesday, June 1st at 10am. Community members are invite...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: April 18, 2022

Kyle Stannert to become Bothell’s next City Manager

Stannert, Kyle

The City of Bothell is pleased to announce the selection of Kyle Stannert as its next city manager, following a nation-wide search. 

The City Council is expected to formally approve an employment agreement at their regularly scheduled meeting on T...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: June 10, 2022

Become a City of Bothell Councilmember

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Due to a recent resignation, Bothell City Council is now accepting applications for Council Position #6. Help shape city services and be a voice for our community by applying to become a City of Bothell councilmember. The deadline to apply is&...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: May 27, 2022

City Council Proclaims National Gun Violence Awareness Day

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In their recent May 17th, 2022 Council meeting, City Council enacted a National Gun Violence Awareness Day proclamation, declaring the first Friday in June, June 3, 2022, to be National Gun Violence Awareness Day, encouraging all residents to support thei...

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Proclamation... City of Bothell News
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Councilmember Davina Duerr Announces Resignation to Focus on State Legislative Role

Councilmember Davina Duerr

May 18, 2022 – In last night’s City Council meeting, Councilmember Davina Duerr announced her resignation from Bothell City Council effective June 1, 2022.  Per state law, the City Council must appoint someone to serve the rem...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Community Budget Survey Results

Survey

As Bothell grows and changes, it is important for City Council and staff to solicit feedback from the community and consistently incorporate this input into all decision-making. The City of Bothell recently conducted a statistically valid community budget...
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City of Bothell News
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Community Listening Sessions for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Survey

We want to hear from you! Join the City of Bothell for a Community Conversation about Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB), facilitated by our DEIB consultant Chanin Kelly-Rae. Sign up for one of several virtual Zoom sessions being offered ov...

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Learn more about DEI efforts... City of Bothell News
Posted on: March 24, 2022

Updated 4/6: Community Survey Underway

Survey

As Bothell grows and changes, it is important for City Council and staff to solicit feedback from the community and consistently incorporate this input into all decision-making processes. Specifically, this year City Council will approve the 2023-2024 bie...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Updated 4/1: Meet the Candidates for City Manager

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Save the date and join us virtually on Monday, April 4th at 6 pm for the opportunity to meet the four finalists City Council has selected for City Manager. 

Scott Andrews 

Scott Andrews currently serves as the City Manager for the City of ...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: March 21, 2022

Updated 4/1: Meet the Candidates for City Manager

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Save the date and join us virtually on Monday, April 4th at 6 pm for the opportunity to meet the four finalists City Council has selected for City Manager. 

Scott Andrews 

Scott Andrews currently serves as the City Manager for the City of ...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: March 23, 2022

City of Bothell Welcomes New Board, Commission and Committee Members

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In their meeting on March 15th, 2022, Bothell City Council appointed several new members to Boards and Commissions. Board and Commission members serve a vital advisory role to City Council and staff. They help formulate new ideas, hear and receive public ...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: March 21, 2022

City Hall Lobby Reopens to In-Person Service

City Hall Lobby

As many county and state COVID restrictions have lifted, the City Hall Lobby has reopened to in-person services.   Masks are optional.  

Monday: ?By appointment only 

Tuesday: ?8:00am - 5:00pm 

Wednesday: ?8:00am - 5:00pm&...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Grant Funding for Local Businesses

Grants

Are you a Bothell Business who has been financially impacted by the pandemic? You may be eligible for City of Bothell’s Small Business Stabilization Grant or Commercial Rent Relief Grant. 
Applications will be accepted March 7 &ndash...
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City of Bothell News
Posted on: February 3, 2022

Black History Month, The Life of Benjamin McAdoo

Benjamin McAdoo

Black History Month is a time to celebrate the extraordinary contributions Black Americans have made in our nation's history. This month, we are honored to share the story of Benjamin McAdoo, Washington State's first licensed Black architect who at one po...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: December 8, 2021

City Manager Recruitment Process

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1/22/2022: The search continues for our next City Manager. If you are a strategic thinker with a passion for public service and a vision for a vibrant future, than consider joining the City of Bothell team. Applications will be accepted through February 2...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: December 6, 2021

Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

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Are you looking for ways to give back this holiday season and beyond? The following local agencies help our community all year round by providing essential services like food, supplies, housing, clothing and other resources. You can give directly to these...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: December 7, 2021

Join the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Committee

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The City of Bothell is seeking community members to serve on a new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Advisory Committee. 

Those interested should apply by January 10, 2022.

In late 2022, Bothell City Council adopted a new goal to "Pursue ...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: October 26, 2021

Join North-End Cities for the Winter Porch Light Parade

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The cities of Bothell, Kenmore, Lake Forest Park and Shoreline have partnered to celebrate communities shining bright with the 2021 Winter Porch Light Parade December 1 through December 31, 2021. These four cities invite their communities to create light ...

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Learn More City of Bothell News
Posted on: November 12, 2021

City Unveils Veterans Memorial Drive

Parl Guthrie, Councilmember Tom Agnew and Jim Morrison at Veterans Memorial Drive Event

On the morning of Wednesday, November 10, City of Bothell Councilmembers, staff and veterans, humbly gathered at the corner of Pop Keeney Stadium's parking lot near downtown Bothell to celebrate the official unveiling of Veterans Memorial Drive.

Veterans M...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: November 1, 2021

Save the Date for Grand Opening of Pop Shops on Main

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The public is invited to attend the Grand Opening of Pop Shops on Main, a unique and inclusive retail marketplace where community members can visit, shop and explore, all year round.

The Grand Opening will take place Thursday, November 18 from 3-4 p.m. loc...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: October 29, 2021

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Bothell Fire Stations 42 and 45

Photo of city council breaking ground for the fire stations rebuild project

On Thursday, October 28, City of Bothell councilmembers, leaders, design-build team members and community partners, came together to celebrate the official groundbreaking of Fire Stations 42 (Downtown) and 45 (Canyon Park). 

"I want to recogn...

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Learn More City of Bothell News
Posted on: October 4, 2021

City Seeks Advisory Committee Volunteers to Help “Tell Bothell’s Full Story”

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The City of Bothell Landmark Preservation Board has been awarded a special grant to fund a "Telling Bothell's Full Story," project and we need help from the community! Inspired by an initiative launched by the National Trust for Histori...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: September 20, 2021

City of Bothell Advances Downtown Vision with Sale of Two Properties

Block D Sale

The City of Bothell has made a significant step toward fully achieving its downtown redevelopment plan. The City of Bothell and Trammell Crow Residential have just completed the sale of a key downtown development site, Block D, located at the intersection...
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City of Bothell News
Posted on: August 31, 2021

City of Bothell Selects Four Businesses for Pop Shops on Main

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The City of Bothell has selected four successful applicants for Bothell’s new retail incubator program. Bothell City Council approved a pop up incubator program to support the creation of new small businesses and provide more opportunities for m...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: August 31, 2021

COVID Update - City Hall Reopening Delayed

City Hall

As you know, City Hall and some other facilities have been closed for quite some time. We are planning for hybrid meetings and hoped to reopen City Hall to walk-ins in early September, but have now delayed a full reopening as Delta cases are on the rise. ...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: August 31, 2021

Now Hiring! City Manager Application is Live

We Are Hiring

Now hiring! City of Bothell Government is looking for a City Manager who is a strategic thinker and effective communicator. The successful candidate will have a background in strategic planning and be a creative problem solver. Learn more and apply at htt...

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Additional Info... City of Bothell News
Posted on: August 4, 2021

City Hall Expects Reopening in Early Sept

City Hall

As you know, City Hall and some other facilities have been closed since March 2020 and we all worked together to successfully deliver key services online. During this time, Staff has reimagined what city services should and could look like post-COVID, hav...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Apply for Pop-Up Retail Business Incubator by July 25th

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The City of Bothell is accepting applications from qualified businesses to participate in a new Pop-Up Retail Incubator Program.  Learn more and apply by July 25th at  www.mercycorpsnw.org/bothellpopup.  

Bothell City Council rec...

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Additional Info... City of Bothell News
Posted on: July 7, 2021

City Manager Recruitment Survey Results

Survey

Bothell Community - thanks to all who completed the City Manager Recruitment Survey!  A few weeks ago, we asked the community to provide input to help inform the recruitment process for our next City Manager.  We received more than 500 r...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: June 29, 2021

Bothell City Council Issues Temporary Order Prohibiting Fireworks for 2021

Fireworks Prohibited

Bothell City Council has just issued a temporary order to immediately prohibit the sale, possession, and use of consumer fireworks effective through July 5, 2021. 

Pursuant to Bothell City Code 8.37.215, City Council made this decision based on sa...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: June 23, 2021

Extreme High Temps Forecasted: Stay Cool. Stay Hydrated.

Extreme Heat Alert

Record-breaking heat is expected across our area Friday into early next week. Hot temperatures and dry conditions mean we all need to think about personal safety and increased fire risks. Older adults, young children, and people with mental illne...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: May 26, 2021

Summer, Health Guidance, and Planning for Reopening

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As the number of vaccinations increase and we learn of changing public health requirements, we wanted to provide a city update on summer activities,?current staff policies,?and what we know about reopening.??? 

Many of you have heard the news of t...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: May 12, 2021

City Manager Recruitment Survey - Open Until June 1st

City Hall

City Manager Recruitment Survey -  Open Until June 1st

Bothell Community - we need your input!  As we launch the recruitment process to find our next City Manager, we need to better understand your needs.

Please take 5 - 10 minutes to comp...

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Go to survey now ... City of Bothell News
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Bothell Seeks Advisory Committee Members for Pop Up Retail Program

Open

May 11, 2021 - Bothell City Council has recently approved a new Pop Up Retail Incubator Program designed to support the creation of new small businesses and provide more opportunities for minority and woman-owned businesses.  

Funded in part by th...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: April 21, 2021

City of Bothell Welcomes New Board and Commission Members

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In their meeting on April 20th, 2021, Bothell City Council expressed their gratitude for Board and Commission members coming to the end of their tenures and welcomed new members.   

Board and Commission members serve a vital advisory role...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Condemning Racism, Xenophobia, and Intolerance Against AAPI Community

AAPI Proclamation

Mayor Olsen has signed a proclamation to affirm that hate, violence and bias are not accepted here and calls on all of us to support the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.  Each of us has a personal responsibility to prevent the sprea...

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Official Proclamation... City of Bothell News
Posted on: March 16, 2021

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Community Survey

Survey

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Community Survey 

Last summer city staff began taking a closer look at our internal processes and how we approach diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Staff and City Council discussed Bothell demographics, which ...

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Go to survey.... City of Bothell News
Posted on: March 3, 2021

Bothell Public Works Awarded Accreditation

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The City of Bothell Public Works Department was recently awarded full accreditation by the American Public Works Association (APWA) Accreditation Council and was formally presented with the honor at the March 2nd City Council meeting. The City of Bothell ...

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Learn more about Public Works... City of Bothell News
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Bothell City Manager Announces Retirement

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Bothell City Manager Announces Retirement 

The Bothell City Council and City Manager Jennifer Phillips announce that an agreement to separate her employment will be on the agenda for the Tuesday, February 9th City Council meeting. The Council is e...

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Additional Info... City of Bothell News
Posted on: January 28, 2021

SMART Investigation Update

07-13-20 SMART investigation update-1

This morning, the Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team (SMART) released a significant update to their investigation of an officer-involved shooting involving Juan Rene Hummel on July 29, 2020. 

On January 12, 2021, attorneys for the fami...

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Additional Info... City of Bothell News
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Apply for a Board or Commission by February 12th

Boards - Newsflash

Want to serve your community and weigh in on important government decisions?  City Council is seeking members for several different Board and Commission volunteer positions. Board and Commission members serve a vital advisory role to City Council...

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Learn more and apply... City of Bothell News
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Spammer Sending Fake City of Bothell Emails

Email Attention

This morning a spammer used a City of Bothell staff email account to send out several fake emails to other agencies and some members of the public. The email may look similar to this image below, asking you to “View Encrypted Message” ...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Gov Inslee issues travel advisory for Washington

WA State Travel Advisory

November 13, 2020

Gov. Jay Inslee issued a travel advisory for Washington today, recommending a 14-day quarantine for interstate and international travel and asks residents to stay close to home. Inslee joined California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Oregon Gov. K...

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Additional Info... City of Bothell News
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Furloughs Ending

City Hall

Furloughs Ending

Several months ago, the City took several actions to address an estimated deficit resulting from COVID-19 closures. Concerned for our 2020 budget and how COVID might impact an already challenging 2021/22 budget, we instituted layoffs, hiri...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Call for Artists for Fire Station #42

Fire Station 42 for Press Release

The City of Bothell Arts Commission has released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for artists specializing in Public Art to design and incorporate artwork into the rebuild of Bothell’s Fire Station #42. The artist selected to work with the des...

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Read the RFQ here City of Bothell News
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Business Reopening Kits & Local Survey

Reopening Kits

Bothell City Council approved utilizing King County Council’s Economic Development Relief Funds to purchase and distribute Phase 2 Reopening Kits to 150 Bothell businesses. The kits will help minimize the reopening costs of businesses hardest hi...

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City of Bothell News
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Bothell Bridge is Now Online!

Bridge newsflash

The Summer Bothell Bridge newsletter has been published. You can now find it online at www.bothellwa.gov/Bridge. To save costs and go green, we will discontinue mailing a full printed Bridge out each quarter.  

Check out this edition that includes...

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Additional Info... City of Bothell News
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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Additional Info... City of Bothell News
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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City of Bothell News
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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City of Bothell 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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Additional Info... City of Bothell News

News Flash

Posted on: June 9, 2022

Raising of Juneteenth Flag on Thursday, June 16

Hands Breaking Free of Chains

Members of the community are invited to join City of Bothell for the raising of the Juneteenth flag at City Hall on Thursday, June 16 at 9 a.m.   

Every year, City of Bothell recognizes Juneteenth as the day that slavery finally came to a...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: March 23, 2022

City Appoints Members to DEI Public Advisory Committee

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Several months ago, the City solicited volunteers to serve on a new temporary Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) advisory committee.  Committee members will help a DEI consultant and city staff draft a long-term DEI Action Plan for City Counci...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Virtual Open House - Sept 22

Survey

We have been moving forward with some exciting internal Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) work and we’d like to share some updates! Join our consultant, Chanin Kelly-Rae and city staff at a virtual Open House. 
September 22, 2021Wednesday&...
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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Raising of the Pride Flag on Monday at 10am / Other Updates

Survey

Pride Month  

On June 1st, City Council issued a Pride Proclamation to honor and celebrate our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers. We were honored to have Ginger Chien accep...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Staff Evaluating Merits of Consultant

April 5th, 2021 - Hello! Late last year, City Council prioritized Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and added some funds to our budget for a part-time coordinator.

As we talk with other cities and consultants, we’re learning that hiring a part-time...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Community Survey on DEI

March 16, 2021 - Last summer city staff began taking a closer look at our internal processes and how we approach diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Staff and City Council discussed Bothell demographics, which show a beautiful, growing, and changing c...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: May 24, 2021

DEI Update

May 13, 2021

Hello! Just wanted to give a quick DEI update.  

Consultant and Staff Timing

As many of you know, we’ve spent the last few months doing a lot of DEI research.  After meeting with other cities and area consultants, sta...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

News Flash

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News Flash

Posted on: September 13, 2022

Free Pet Vaccine Event for Bothell Residents

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The City of Bothell is partnering with Bothell Pet Hospital and their sister nonprofit the Rainier Animal Fund for a one-day, FREE vaccine clinic in conjunction with the Petco Love Foundation.

The clinic is set for Thursday, October 13, from 10:00...

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Police News
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Car Seat Confusion? Bothell Patrol Officer Certified, and Ready to Help

Officer Jenna Shannon beside patrol vehicle

While most parents and caregivers are confident that they have correctly installed their child’s car seat, almost half (46%), have been installed incorrectly, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

It's a fright...

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Police News
Posted on: August 18, 2022

Barricaded Suspect Arrested, Without Injury

Officer stands beside several police vehicles in Bothell neighborhood

On at 11:20pm, Tuesday, August 16 Bothell Police arrested a 22-year old male suspect in the 20500 block of 32nd Drive SE.  The suspect was booked on Rape of a Child, 1st Degree.The suspect, who is not a Bothell resident, had been barricaded insid...
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Police News
Posted on: August 18, 2022

Snohomish County Prosecutor Declines Charges Against Officer

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On August 1, 2022, Snohomish County Prosecutor Adam Cornell notified independent investigators with the Snohomish County Multi-Agency Response Team that no charges would be filed against Bothell Police Officer Michael Garcia in the July 29, 2020 use-of-fo...

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Additional Info... Police News
Posted on: July 12, 2022

Detectives and US Marshals Arrest Suspect on Sex Crimes Involving a Minor

image of suspect with text over face saying "located, arrested."

Bothell Police Detectives,  in partnership with the US Marshals Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force, located and arrested a registered sex offender on new charges, following an intensive investigation.

 The suspect faces multipl...

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Police News
Posted on: June 3, 2022

Bothell Police Investigate Homicide from Domestic Violence/Physical Assault. Suspect in Custody

The Bothell Police Department is investigating a homicide resulting from domestic violence and physical assault.

The lone suspect, a 35-year-old man has been arrested and is in custody, following the death of his 72-year-old father at their home in the 320...

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Police News
Posted on: May 24, 2022

Report & Help Prevent License-Plate Theft

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Have you checked your vehicle's license plates, lately?  Between January and May of 2022,  Bothell Police recovered or investigated the theft of at least 40 vehicle license plates.  

 “When we pull over vehicles with no ...

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Police News
Posted on: July 12, 2022

Join us and Learn: Dog Walker Watch Program

Bothell Police Officer with Dog

Come join us for a one-night class and learn about the Dog Walker Watch Program!  It's free, fun and will provide helpful information about neighborhood safety and keeping an eye out for suspicious activity. 

  • When:&n...
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Police News
Posted on: April 26, 2022

Warning about Phishing, Fraud and Scam Calls

graphic of cell phone with text on screen that says "scam alert"

Bothell Police Dispatchers want to warn residents about some new scams, and some that never go away.  They're reminding residents to be vigilant and wary of ANY phone call or text message that mentions payments or financial information. ...

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Police News
Posted on: April 6, 2022

Bothell Police Seeks Information About Suspect in Case that Triggered Amber Alert

surveillance video of suspect

Three year old Faith Collins is unharmed and doing well, after surviving quite an ordeal.  Just after midnight, on Tuesday, April 5, the little girl was asleep in her car seat when a thief stole her mother's car from the parking lot of t...

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Police News
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Why Suspects Get Away, How Quick Calls to 911 Help

police blue and red lights on top of police car

On March 22,  a woman in the 22900 block of 15th Ave SE flagged down a Bothell Police officer.  The woman had just witnessed a catalytic-converter theft.  She could describe the suspect and his vehicle (an older model, Black BMW...

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Police News
Posted on: March 17, 2022

K9 Allegro Passes Test, Achieves State Certification

Watch Allegro's official swearing-in ceremony at Bothell Police. 

"K915 in service!  Ro and Officer Jordal are on patrol, serving the Bothell community.” Operations Captain Susy Johnson shared the good news at Bothe...

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Police News
Posted on: March 1, 2022

Bothell Police Fights Catalytic Converter Theft, Joining Newly Formed Task Force

Cartoon of cat wearing mask holding sign, mug-shot style. Sign says Project CatCon I.D.

 On Tuesday, March 2,  Bothell Police Department announced its partnership in the CAT CON Task Force, a newly-formed partnership aimed at fighting rising catalytic converter thefts. 

The Cat Con Task Force combines the efforts of...

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Police News
Posted on: January 31, 2022

Bothell Police Officers Awarded Life Saving Medal

Police Chief Ken Seuberlich hands Officer Coby Russell a life saving medal.

Police Chief Ken Seuberlich awarded two of his officers Life Saving medals. 

In a brief January 26 ceremony,  Chief Seuberlich took a moment to honor and thank one of those officers;  Coby Russell.

Russell was recognized for heroi...

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Police News
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Bothell Police Detectives Arrest Suspect in Bothell High School Threat

Detective stands in front of Bothell Police patrol vehicle.

On Wednesday, January 12, Bothell Police detectives arrested one suspect in a November 30 threat against Bothell High School that was posted online.

The threat prompted a campus-wide security search, the cancellation of athletic games and practices, and th...

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Police News
Posted on: January 13, 2022

New Recruit Welcomed, Thanks to Community Donors, Council Vote

Allegro with Officer Jordal in front of patrol car

Bothell Police welcomes patrol-K9-in training,  Allegro ("Ro")!   

Ro still has hundreds of hours of testing, training and hard work ahead. The eager pup shows a lot of promise and loves to learn.

On July 20, 2021, Bothe...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Officers Recover Stolen Car (and much more) - Thanks to Alert Neighbor

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 On Tuesday, January 4, in the 22000 block of 18th Ave SE, Bothell Police recovered a stolen vehicle, along with a stolen credit card, a broken safe and a credit card reader. The devices are often used by thieves to duplicate stolen debit cards, ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

North Sound RADAR Adds Three Full-Time Navigator Positions

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The RADAR Navigator program is taking a major step forward, adding three full-time positions. 

RADAR Navigators work alongside officers in response to in-progress law enforcement calls that involve individuals in crisis, who have behavior...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Holiday Shopping Online? Be Alert for Porch Pirates

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The final months of the year are often marked with an increase in package thefts.  "Porch pirates" know that more people are shopping for holiday gifts online,  and they've learned how to take advantage of the trend.

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

Bothell Police Arrest Home-Burglary Suspect, Investigate Possible Links

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On Tuesday, September 28 - Bothell Police Officers Brooks and Jordal responded to an in-progress residential burglary, and arrested one suspect, who is now in custody. 

When the officers responded, the suspect was still inside the home, in a neigh...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

SMART Investigation Update

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This morning, the Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team (SMART) released a significant update to their investigation of an officer-involved shooting involving Juan Rene Hummel on July 29, 2020. 

On January 12, 2021, attorneys for...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Police Arrest Woman for Criminal Trespass

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We are aware of a video circulating that shows a Bothell Police Officer taking a female into custody.  In most of the social media posts, the wording used to describe the video includes language claiming the “Bothell Police arrest women...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Statement from Chief Seuberlich - Serving with Professionalism, Compassion, and Equity

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Over the last few weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to talk with many community members to discuss a wide range of topics.  As a result, I feel that it is important for me, as the Chief of Police, to reaffirm our department’s co...

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