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Man found guilty in 2021 crime spree stretching from Mukilteo to Seattle

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EVERETT—A Snohomish County jury found Joseph Forest Sims, 33, guilty on all counts on Tuesday, March 26, related to a 2021 multi-jurisdiction crime spree (Bothell, Mukilteo, Shoreline, and Seattle) involving, rape, drive-by shootings, burglaries and kidnappings. Sentencing is scheduled for April 12 with Judge Karen Moore. Sims has appealed his trial-by-jury verdict and, if the […]

Commerce awards over $2 million to address highest priority child care shortages

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OLYMPIA—The Clearwater School Well Being Center located in Bothell, was one of 18 recipients of the Child Care Partnership Grants by the Washington State Department of Commerce. In April of 2023, The Clearwater School was awarded $250,000 by the Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers to operate Youth and Family Resource Centers in South County. The Commerce […]

Newly sold Bothell home explodes in suspected gas leak fire

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BOTHELL, Wash., December 1, 2023—A newly sold home in Bothell exploded on November 29 from a suspected gas leak. The magnitude of the explosion was so fierce it blasted the garage door clear across the street, damaging nearby homes and leaving the structure in shambles. Snohomish Regional Fire and Rescue believes the cause to be […]

Suspected gang-related quadruple shooting in Bothell kills 16-year-old

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BOTHELL, Wash., August 22, 2023—Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a quadruple shooting in Bothell that killed one and injured three others. On August 12, deputies responded to a shooting in the 2000 block of 185th Place SE in unincorporated Bothell. One of the victims, a 16-year-old male, passed away at the hospital on Saturday, […]

Secretary of State Steve Hobbs applauds new laws improving Washington’s elections

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OLYMPIA, Wash., May 19, 2023—New laws and funding requested and supported by Secretary of State Steve Hobbs during the 2023 Legislative session will help ensure the integrity of Washington’s elections and improve access to the ballot for eligible voters. The bipartisan elections measures signed into law by Governor Jay Inslee help advance Secretary Hobbs’ top […]

Hobbs visits colleges, talks voter engagement and combating misinformation

Hobbs election

EVERETT, Wash, April 26, 2023— With candidate filing week less than a month away for the 2023 General Election, Washington Secretary of State, Steve Hobbs, met with the Lynnwood Times during his North Sound tour on Tuesday, April 25, where we discussed everything from election integrity to cybersecurity; and on a lighter note, his passion […]

$7 million awarded for road improvements in Lynnwood and Bothell

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EVERETT, Wash., Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2022—Snohomish County has been awarded a loan from the Washington State Public Works Board (PWB) for $7 million to help Public Works move forward two road improvement projects, enhancing connectivity in two rapidly growing urban areas of unincorporated Snohomish County. The two projects benefitting from these funds are 43rd Ave […]

Two injured in late night plane crash in Bothell

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BOTHELL, Wash., July 20, 2022 – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will be on the scene this morning to investigate a plane crash involving an experimental aircraft that left two people injured. Shortly after 10 p.m., the plane experienced complete engine failure and struck high tension power lines as […]

Twice-stolen truck recovered by owners thanks to Facebook tips

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BOTHELL, Wash., June 27, 2022 – After some homegrown detective work, a Bothell couple recovered their 2001 Ford F-350 7.3-Turbo diesel truck that was twice-stolen within a two-week period and left abandoned in the Lake City neighborhood of Seattle. “We have been through some stuff together while camping; we were almost attacked by a cougar. […]

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