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New Bothell city manager brings extensive public administration experience

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

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-long series of interviews with staff, the community, and City Council, Phillips was chosen out of six finalists by the City Council.

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Snohomish County agencies urge residents to prepare for cold weather

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Quick tips to keep you safe and healthy this winter

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Get Frosty’s wardrobe ready because snowflakes are in the forecast. The Snohomish Health District, Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management, and Medical Reserve Corps have teamed up to provide one place for weather-related preparedness information.

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At Bothell mosque, gathering to look ahead

  • Written by Tom James, News Writer

From the outside, the only signs of the crowd packing the Islamic Center of Bothell, Saturday, Nov. 19, were the steamy windows along the front of the building.

As guests came and went, puffs of warm air rolled out the door with them into the chilly November afternoon. Inside, the entryway was flanked on one side by a sea of shoes, removed in a sign of respect for the traditions of Islam, and on the other a long table filled with coffee, donuts and fruit.

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Northshore schools change start times, calendar

  • Written by Tom James, News Writer

Following recommendations from a prominent medical association, the Northshore School Board voted late Tuesday night to push school start times back 25 minutes at schools across the district – and left the option open to revise start times again as early as 2018.

The board also set calendars for two academic years, out to the 2018-2019 school year.

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