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Federal agents recovered meth hidden in hollowed out hard drives during a search of Ryan Kane's apartment in Bothell. (U.S. Attorney's Office)

Bothell man sentenced for mailing meth in hard drives

Officials intercepted packages containing hollowed-out computer hard drives in Australia. Ryan Kane pleaded guilty.

 

Alec Gajdos wipes his eyes after briefly speaking to the court during his sentencing hearing Tuesday, June 7, 2022, at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Bothell man sentenced to over 3 years for hit-and-run that killed 2

Alec Gajdos was driving on Highway 524 when he veered off the road and hit Carson Cox and Sara Fox-Heath, killing them.

 

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Bothell man accused of fatally beating father with baseball bat

Gavin Wollman, 35, reportedly called 911 hours later. A woman who knows Wollman reported he has had paranoid delusions.

 

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Bothell man being investigated for murder in death of his father

The suspect, 35, was booked into jail for investigation of second-degree murder.

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Daniel and Dee Sales laugh as they improvise a tune together before a student recital Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at Bothell United Methodist Church in Bothell, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Music duo continues to teach locally from thousands of miles away

Dee and Daniel Sales moved their studio online when COVID hit and now tutor local students from New York state.

Daniel and Dee Sales laugh as they improvise a tune together before a student recital Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at Bothell United Methodist Church in Bothell, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Michael Tolley (Northshore School District)

Northshore School Board finds in-house interim leader

Directors picked Assistant Superintendent Michael Tolley to steer the district when Michelle Reid departs for a new job.

Michael Tolley (Northshore School District)
Joshua Freed

Ex-Bothell mayor accused of misleading real estate investors

One Snohomish couple sued Joshua Freed after losing a $300,000 investment in a development project.

Joshua Freed
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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.

Bothell biotech CEO resigns after domestic-violence allegation

Clay Siegall co-founded Seagen, which develops therapies for cancer patients. He’s accused of attacking his wife.

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.
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Police: Bothell woman stabs mother in neck

The mother needed about 25 stitches, police say. Her daughter had just been released from an involuntary commitment.

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Traffic moves along Filbert Drive next to pedestrians walking along a new section of the North Creek Regional Trail on Friday, April 29, 2022 in Bothell, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

North Creek Trail section near Bothell almost ready

Final paving is set this summer for the first phase of the 2.42-mile trail north of Centennial Park.

Traffic moves along Filbert Drive next to pedestrians walking along a new section of the North Creek Regional Trail on Friday, April 29, 2022 in Bothell, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Evergreen Recovery Centers received a $1 million state grant to build an early learning center in its new facility. (Evergreen Recovery Centers)

Snohomish County early learning centers receive $4M to expand

Centers in Everett, Lynnwood and Bothell have new funding to enroll another 220 early learners.

Evergreen Recovery Centers received a $1 million state grant to build an early learning center in its new facility. (Evergreen Recovery Centers)
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Bothell drug courier, boss sentenced in international scheme

The arrest of Jeff Walker helped unravel a drug trafficking operation that stretched from Mexico to Canada.

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Crowds come out to Main Street in downtown Bothell during its April 2018 grand opening after a revitalization project. (Evan Pappas / Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, file)

Bothell thinking about keeping cars off Main Street for good

One survey says downtown residents generally “love the pedestrian area.”

Crowds come out to Main Street in downtown Bothell during its April 2018 grand opening after a revitalization project. (Evan Pappas / Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, file)

3-year-old in stolen car found safe in Snohomish County

The girl was in the backseat of her mother’s car when it was stolen from their Bothell home.

Washington State Patrol officers detain the suspected driver of a hit and run double fatality in Bothell Friday on February 19, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Bothell man guilty in hit-and-run that killed 2 pedestrians

In 2021, Alec Gajdos struck and killed Carson Cox, 32, and Sara Fox-Heath, 39. He then went to work.

Washington State Patrol officers detain the suspected driver of a hit and run double fatality in Bothell Friday on February 19, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Everett Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Ian B. Saltzman gets drenched with a bucket of ice water as Cedar Wood Elementary celebrates their success in the American Heart Association’s Kids Heart Challenge on Thursday, March 24, 2022, in Bothell, Washington. Students at Cedar Wood raised over $20,000 for the AHA during the months of February and March, and five educators, including Saltzman, sacrificed themselves to buckets of ice cold water to help reward the hundreds of students who participated in the Kids Heart Challenge. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Local teachers drenched to celebrate fundraiser

Students at Cedar Wood Elementary celebrated their fundraiser by dumping buckets of ice water on educators.

Everett Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Ian B. Saltzman gets drenched with a bucket of ice water as Cedar Wood Elementary celebrates their success in the American Heart Association’s Kids Heart Challenge on Thursday, March 24, 2022, in Bothell, Washington. Students at Cedar Wood raised over $20,000 for the AHA during the months of February and March, and five educators, including Saltzman, sacrificed themselves to buckets of ice cold water to help reward the hundreds of students who participated in the Kids Heart Challenge. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Alan Edward Dean refuses to agree to the proceedings during his first arraignment at Snohomish County Courthouse on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020 in Everett, Wa.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Murder charges in 1993 killing of Bothell teen dismissed for second time

It did not appear likely that Alan Dean could be mentally competent to stand trial in Melissa Lee’s death.

Alan Edward Dean refuses to agree to the proceedings during his first arraignment at Snohomish County Courthouse on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020 in Everett, Wa.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
This crash in Seattle resulted from a chase that started in Snohomish County after the robbery of a marijuana retail store Thursday night. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office) 20220218

Charges: Snohomish County armed robbery spree wasn’t man’s first

Rayshon Blackwell was charged with robbing two Snohomish County marijuana stores. He has spent much of his life behind bars.

This crash in Seattle resulted from a chase that started in Snohomish County after the robbery of a marijuana retail store Thursday night. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office) 20220218
Alan Edward Dean in about 1993 (left), and in 2020. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)

After treatment, charges refiled in 1993 murder of Bothell teen

Alan Dean’s public defender argued the case should be dismissed again since the defendant’s competency likely can’t be restored.

Alan Edward Dean in about 1993 (left), and in 2020. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)
Clockwise from top left: Digital rendering of the future Colby Tower in Everett (Tim Corpus), 2019 housing construction in Sultan (Olivia Vanni), apartments and condominiums being constructed near Alderwood mall in 2021 (Olivia Vanni), Urban Center Apartments in Lynnwood (Kevin Clark), and Lynnwood Transit Center Light Rail Station under construction in August 2020 in Lynnwood (Olivia Vanni)

By 2044, Snohomish County population projected at 1.1 million

The county is planning how to accommodate newcomers. Here are four takeaways from newly adopted growth targets.

Clockwise from top left: Digital rendering of the future Colby Tower in Everett (Tim Corpus), 2019 housing construction in Sultan (Olivia Vanni), apartments and condominiums being constructed near Alderwood mall in 2021 (Olivia Vanni), Urban Center Apartments in Lynnwood (Kevin Clark), and Lynnwood Transit Center Light Rail Station under construction in August 2020 in Lynnwood (Olivia Vanni)