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Madi Humphries, 9, Rose Austin, 13, and Eirene Ritting, 8, on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024 in Bothell, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

No grades, no teachers: Inside a Bothell school run by student vote

Each day at The Clearwater School, 60 students choose their own lessons. It’s one vote per person, whether you’re staff or student.

 

A man walks by Pfizer headquarters, Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, in New York. Pfizer will spend about $43 billion to buy Seagen and broaden its reach into cancer treatments, the pharmaceutical giant said. (AP Photo / Mark Lennihan, File)

Pfizer backs out of Everett manufacturing plant after $43B Seagen deal

Pfizer finalized the acquisition of the Bothell-based cancer drug developer in December.

 

IonQ CEO Peter Chapman, left, and Sen. Maria Cantwell, right, cut a ribbon during an IonQ event at their research and manufacturing facility on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024 in Bothell, Washington. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Nation’s first quantum computing manufacturing plant opens in Bothell

IonQ, a Maryland-based firm, expects to add hundreds of jobs and invest $1 billion in the region over the next 10 years.

 

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Deputies shoot Bothell man during domestic violence response

The man was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with gunshot wounds. He was expected to survive.

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The Cascade Warbirds fly over Naval Station Everett. (Sue Misao / The Herald file)

Bothell High School senior awarded $2,500 to keep on flying

Cascade Warbirds scholarship helps students 16-21 continue flight training and earn a private pilot’s certificate.

The Cascade Warbirds fly over Naval Station Everett. (Sue Misao / The Herald file)
Dan Bates / The Herald
When Seattle Genetics founder, Clay Siegall lost his father while in college, he switched from studying for an MD to studying for a PhD., and a goal to treat cancer patients.  His efforts are paying off in lives.

Ex-Seagen CEO to return to Bothell to lead newly relocated biotech firm

Clay Siegall, who resigned from Seagen over allegations of domestic abuse, is now CEO of cancer therapy developer Immunome.

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When Seattle Genetics founder, Clay Siegall lost his father while in college, he switched from studying for an MD to studying for a PhD., and a goal to treat cancer patients.  His efforts are paying off in lives.
The Bothell City Council voted to extend the closure of a block of downtown Main Street, seen Thursday, March 31, 2022, for another two years in a desire to create a community gather space. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times/TNS)

Bothell just built a downtown. A new crop of leaders will tackle what’s next

Few Puget Sound communities have undergone so much change so quickly, and change is never easy.

The Bothell City Council voted to extend the closure of a block of downtown Main Street, seen Thursday, March 31, 2022, for another two years in a desire to create a community gather space. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times/TNS)
People walk through a tunnel of lights at Evergreen Church in Bothell, Washington, on Monday, Dec. 11, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Evergreen Church lights up the night

Magical light tunnels, cozy treats, and festive fun await visitors in Bothell.

People walk through a tunnel of lights at Evergreen Church in Bothell, Washington, on Monday, Dec. 11, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
More than 150 people attend a ribbon cutting event on Nov. 16, 2023 celebrating the completion of Innovation Hall at the University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College campus. The building, which highlights STEM instruction and research, opens to students in January. Credit: Tara Brown Photography/UW Bothell

New science, math facility opens in January at UW Bothell

Innovation Hall is the first new building to be constructed at the Bothell university campus in 10 years.

More than 150 people attend a ribbon cutting event on Nov. 16, 2023 celebrating the completion of Innovation Hall at the University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College campus. The building, which highlights STEM instruction and research, opens to students in January. Credit: Tara Brown Photography/UW Bothell
A suspected gas explosion on Wednesday destroyed a house in the 19700 block of 25TH DR SE in Bothell, Washington. (Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue)

After a newly bought Bothell house exploded, experts urge caution

The owners had closed on their purchase of the house just two days earlier. No one was hurt in the explosion.

A suspected gas explosion on Wednesday destroyed a house in the 19700 block of 25TH DR SE in Bothell, Washington. (Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue)
A suspected gas explosion on Wednesday destroyed a house in the 19700 block of 25TH DR SE in Bothell, Washington. (Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue)

Gas explosion destroys freshly sold Bothell house; no injuries

The vacant home, purchased days earlier, blew up Wednesday on 25th Drive SE, throwing a garage door across the street.

A suspected gas explosion on Wednesday destroyed a house in the 19700 block of 25TH DR SE in Bothell, Washington. (Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue)
People bundled up in jackets and hats walk along the Sammamish River at Bothell Landing Park in Bothell, Washington on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023. Frost and colder temperatures have are prompting some Western Washington warming centers to open sooner than later. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

As days grow shorter, Bothell residents embrace winter mornings

Early risers ventured into chilly temperatures to enjoy Bothell Landing Park along the Sammamish River.

People bundled up in jackets and hats walk along the Sammamish River at Bothell Landing Park in Bothell, Washington on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023. Frost and colder temperatures have are prompting some Western Washington warming centers to open sooner than later. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Crows gather during Crow Watch 2023 at the UW Bothell campus in Bothell, Washington on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023. Thousands of crows come to roost annually. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

‘Bird-watcher’s paradise’: Countless crows swoop in to Bothell Crow Watch

Thousands of crows roost every night on the UW Bothell campus. Even longtime locals are awed by the spectacle.

Crows gather during Crow Watch 2023 at the UW Bothell campus in Bothell, Washington on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023. Thousands of crows come to roost annually. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Vincent J. Cavaleri, left, and Tannis Golebiewski

Winners emerge in council races: 27-year incumbent unseated in Lynnwood

Snohomish’s ex-mayor, John Kartak, lost a bid to return to city government. Vincent Cavaleri held a narrow lead for Mill Creek City Council.

Vincent J. Cavaleri, left, and Tannis Golebiewski
Top row from left: Mason Thompson, James McNeal and Carston Curd.
Bottom row from left: Mark Swanson, Thomas Agnew and Amanda Dodd.

Housing density is the big question in Bothell City Council races

In one of three races, Mason Thompson is defending his council and mayoral seat from longtime fellow council member James McNeal.

Top row from left: Mason Thompson, James McNeal and Carston Curd.
Bottom row from left: Mark Swanson, Thomas Agnew and Amanda Dodd.
Jonathan Shoop (Bothell Police Department)

Charges dropped for gunman accused of killing Bothell cop in 2020

Henry Eugene Washington, 40, “currently lacks the capacity” to understand the allegations, a mental health report found.

Jonathan Shoop (Bothell Police Department)
People board a bus at the Canyon Park Park & Ride Swift Green Line stop in Bothell, Washington on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Swift bus lines expanding in Bothell, Marysville, Arlington

Community Transit is extending its Swift Green line to south Bothell, part of a big-picture plan to connect people to light rail.

People board a bus at the Canyon Park Park & Ride Swift Green Line stop in Bothell, Washington on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
A rosary hangs from the car door handle on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 in Bothell, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Audits find missteps in 2 investigations of Bothell police shootings

In one instance, an “Independent Investigation Team” briefed Bothell police about their findings, violating state restrictions.

A rosary hangs from the car door handle on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 in Bothell, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
A computer rendering of the North Creek Commerce Center industrial park in development at 18712 Bothell-Everett Highway. (Kidder Mathews)

Developer breaks ground on new Bothell industrial park

The North Creek Commerce Center on Bothell Everett Highway will provide warehouse and office space in three buildings.

A computer rendering of the North Creek Commerce Center industrial park in development at 18712 Bothell-Everett Highway. (Kidder Mathews)
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Teenager dies after being wounded in ‘gang-related’ Bothell shooting

The three others wounded Aug. 12 have since been released from the hospital, police said.

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