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Thanks to Title IX, Yonni Mills finally stepped off the sidelines and onto the volleyball and basketball courts for Shorecrest High. The current Bothell High athletic director, who graduated from Shorecrest in 1975 and later placed at nationals as part of Washington State University’s volleyball squad, had always watched her younger brothers play organized ball — and now, it was her chance. On June 23, 1972, Title IX allowed women equal access to athletic opportunities. It is also identified by the name of its principal author as the Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act. “To be involved in anything organized, I felt like I had just died and gone to heaven,” Mills said last week. “I was in that first group that finally got to do something, so I was super-excited to be in high school and be able to do anything.” And when she made the team at WSU, her excitement level rose even more, because she was playing on a bigger stage. “In my eyes, it was one of the

coolest experiences I’ve ever had,” she said. Mills didn’t receive her WSU chenille varsity volleyball letter until 2007 — because they didn’t hand out letters to women early on — and she proudly displays it in her Bothell High office. It was a few decades late, Mills says, but at least she finally got hold of the letter.


To celebrate 40 years of Title IX, U.S. Sen. Patty Murray from Bothell teamed up with Seattle Sounders Women soccer players Megan Rapinoe, Stephanie Cox and Sydney Leroux to speak to a crowd of female athletes on May 2 at Garfield High in Seattle. “Forty years ago, 37 words threw open the doors to athletics, education and success for millions of young women in our country,” Murray said. Title IX reads: No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to [ more TITLE IX page 6]

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Are people driving safely on SR 522? BY ANDY NYSTROM

As Jay’s Cafe owner Misty Qureshi glanced out the window of her business at the two smashed vehicles — one sitting on all four tires and the other laying on its side — she feels that driving has become a bit chaotic on Northeast Bothell Way, or State Route 522, in Kenmore. “I think the accident happened because of this median in the middle,” she said on May 7, “because people try getting out — any hole, they just see it, which is wrong. They’re not supposed to violate that, but they do it anyway.” In the second major accident (one was fatal) on SR 522 in the last three months, Northshore Fire Department public-information officer Wendy Booth said in a press release that witnesses stated that at about 10:33 a.m., a beige vehicle traveling eastbound on the 7500 block of SR 522 crossed the centerline and struck a westbound black SUV head-on. Qureshi called 911 to report the accident while a passerby checked on the victims. Fire personnel used extrication tools to remove occupants from the two vehicles. One occupant was in critical condition and transported to Harborview Hospital, and another occupant was in serious condi-

Two vehicles sit in the middle of State Route 522 in Kenmore after a May 7 head-on collision. ANDY NYSTROM, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter tion and transported to Evergreen Medical Center. Two other vehicles were involved, but no additional injuries were reported. Nancy Morgan of Kenmore was on her way back home from the St. Vincent de Paul thrift store when she spoke with the driver of a vehicle that was sideswiped [ more SR 522 page 5]


Sen. Murray, Northshore women wave the Title IX flag


U.S. Sen. Patty Murray waves a Seattle Sounders Women scarf at a recent Title IX discussion at Garfield High. ANDY NYSTROM, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter

Bothell High senior Abby Leonard addresses her class about the dangers of drinking and driving on May 10 during a simulated DUI drill featuring the Northshore Fire Department and the Bothell Police Department. Leonard portrayed a girl who died in a two-car accident on prom night. For story, see page 11.

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DelBene sets up office in Bothell while running for First District seat BY ANDY NYSTROM

Suzan DelBene has worked out of her Bothell office since March during her run for a First District seat. ANDY NYSTROM, Bothell Kenmore-Reporter

Suzan DelBene is a businesswoman, an entrepreneur — and a runner. She’s helped start up companies, managed small businesses, worked in large

businesses like Microsoft and was director of the Washington State Department of Revenue. And the 50-year-old has also run a couple of marathons over the years. DelBene, a Democrat, is one of eight candidates

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I think our top issues right now are issues with the economy and with jobs. So, someone who has a strong resume in working in business — both small business and large business — and really understands how our economy works is going to be critically important. And I have that experience. I have a good idea of what we need to do from a policy perspective, as well as making sure we put together policy that has the impact we need it to have and get real results, in what I always say, in the ‘real world.’ [ more DELBENE page 3 ]

National Thank You Day is set for May 19 Bothell Mayor Mark Lamb read and signed a proclamation on May 8 at the City Council meeting that states that May 19 is National Thank You Day to Honor First Responders, according to organizer Kelly Clark of Bothell.

The most important thing, and probably the best part of a campaign, is the ability to talk with people on a variety of issues. People are really honest when you talk to them, especially on a campaign about the challenges they face, what they’d like to see happen, what they think we need to do to improve — and it’s very refreshing to be able to have those honest conversations with folks. It’s about getting out and talking to as many people as possible, understanding the issues that really are important to this district: The economy, the impact of local businesses on our economy and what we can do to help them thrive and help working families thrive. Are you familiar with the Bothell area, have you touched base with any of the

Yep. I talked to the city manager and some folks there about all of the downtown redevelopment and what’s going on in the plans for downtown Bothell and the waterfront. So that’s been incredibly interesting, and there’s a lot of work going on and plans for a lot more work to go on over time. The other key point is there’s been a lot of great work going on in terms of looking at public investment and how that can bring in private investment. I think that’s a great example of things that we need to do to help get our economy growing. I think some of the work going on in Bothell is a great example of what we may need to do on a broader level across the district.

that support our education from early learning all the way through higher education. (We need to) work closely with businesses to understand what they need to do to thrive — that means investments in infrastructure. You’ve seen it here, a lot of the work that’s gone on in terms of connecting our educational institutions, like UW-Bothell with medical-device manufacturers in the bio-tech industry there — those are partnerships that help many folks, help people learn and also help create jobs and grow our economy. It happens locally, but we need to look at how we do

that on a broader way across the country. (On running) Is that a good activity for you to clear your head after all the intense days, or do you do some good planning while you’re running? It is a great way to think — you kind of clear your mind. You get to be outside, and especially this time of year, it starts getting incredibly beautiful. You do come up with some pretty great ideas when you don’t have to think about anything in particular. SponSored by

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Aided by witnesses’ cell-phone photos, a Bothell Police Department investigator tracked down a loaded tractor-trailer driver who struck a utility pole on State Route 522 in Bothell and drove away from the scene on May 10. From viewing the license plate (which was a Washington plate and not an out-of-state one, as previously reported), the investigator contacted the truck’s owner from a company in Tenino, according to Capt. Denise Langford. The driver, a 48-year-old male, admitted to the hit and run and said he was trying to get to Woodinville, but turned the wrong direction onto SR 522 from Interstate 405. Just before 10 a.m., he drove right onto 101st Avenue Northeast to turn around and hit the pole. The case has been sent to the King County prosecutor for review of hit-and-run charges. According to Deputy Police Chief Henry Simon, at about 10:10 a.m., power went out in the downtown corridor and police blocked off SR 522 between Kaysner Way and SR 527 because the pole extended over some of the lanes. Throughout the day, police first reopened the eastbound SR 522 lanes and redirected westbound SR 522 traffic through downtown Bothell before reopening the remaining lanes. At about 10:30 a.m., Simon said Washington State Patrol was looking for the truck and police were also contacting local businesses who might have worked with the driver.

(She ran for the 8th District seat and lost in 2010) What did you learn from that experience that you’re applying to coming at it again?

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“Do you feel safe while driving on State Route 522 through Bothell and Kenmore?”

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“With the greater traffic volumes, basically what you really need is greater volumes of patience, too.” — Bothell Police Department Capt. Bob Woolverton on State Route 522 driving

Obama visit: an emotional experience for teacher, student Leaning against the wall of Seattle’s Paramount Theatre on May 10, I watched with pride as my Inglemoor High biology teacher of two years, Sue Black, strode confidently onto the brightly lit stage, greeting reporters and audience members at a President Obama campaign fund-raiser. I listened, enrapt, as she told of her battle with cancer and I cried as the President embraced her, the emotion of the past week overwhelming me as I sat witness to my teacher turning the floor over to the most powerful man in the world. As a student, I go to class each day to be greeted by Black’s enthusiasm for her subject and her passion for her students. Seldom do I have the opportunity to consider her political leanings or her personal life. Over the years, however, we’ve developed a friendly relationship. So, when the President embraced her, I stood speechless — not just as her student, but as her friend. And when they came apart, I joined the audience in their applause, momentarily forgetting the camera I had slung across my shoulder and the press crowding me on either side. At that point, the only thing running through my mind were Black’s comments Austin WrightPettibone

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to me early Monday afternoon, after she received word she would be introducing President Obama. “Oh my god,” she said. “Oh my god. Austin. I’m introducing the President.” That “oh my god” rang sharply in my mind as they hugged, Black and Obama, my teacher and my President, a surreal experience to witness and an even more surreal one to partake in. For her, this was a dream come true. Crediting the President with the ability to keep her insurance, Black considers Obama her hero and this chance to meet him her opportunity to thank him for everything he had done. “I just kept thinking, ‘this is it, what am I going to say? This is my last opportunity to talk to the President of the United States.’ And

at that point, you heard me say, I said, ‘I’m just going to tell him I love him,’ because I really do.” Black can’t remember what the President said in response and I was too far away to hear it myself, but I think he would have responded in kind. “There’s not one word I could put on it,” Black said of the entire experience, “Maybe the only description I could give you … is the first time I realized my future husband was in love with me back. Your feet don’t touch the ground.” Being there, watching her, neither did mine.

Austin Wright-Pettibone is an Inglemoor High senior.

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Reader’s impression of downtown Bothell Recently, my wife and I went to lunch in downtown Bothell. After lunch, we walked around town for about an hour. It was very obvious to us that this one-time beautiful small town has come under a strange spell. We noticed the planting strips with more weeds than flowers and plants. Pot holes in a major intersection. Mountains of dirt where a highway is supposed to be. And where is the much ballyhooed McMenamins Pub and Hotel? And what of the unsightly mess from removed buildings on the adjacent property? On our way home, we drove across Interstate 405 on Beardslee Boulevard to 39th Avenue Northeast and turned north. The same orange cones are there marking where 39th floods each year for how many years now? Both the City Council and mayor wonder why they lost the annexation vote? Isn’t it obvious that the “no” votes came from people who actually looked at this town and saw the neglect and waste. When Bothell is managed by those who really care for the town rather than their own interests, maybe

then, we can try this vote again.

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Students will benefit from Milk Money Month May is Milk Money Month. If readers see a milk bottle in Kenmore, Bothell or Woodinville with an adorable cow holding a Milk Money sign at a local merchant’s counter, please spare some extra change and you’ll be supporting the Northshore Schools Foundation’s Initiative to help Advanced and Disadvantaged Learners in the Northshore School District. There are more than 180 homeless children in our district, and funds raised will be used to buy them school clothes, school supplies, books, yearbooks, school pictures and pay for advanced test fees, as well as caps and gowns for high-school seniors and other school-related costs. When you drop your change in one of our bottles, know that all funds raised in the campaign will be doubled by the generous commitment of the Windermere Foundation Northlake Office. It’s not hard to make a difference, if you don’t mind throwing in a little spare change. Here is a list of businesses that are collection sites in the Kenmore and Bothell area, but there are also many in Woodinville:


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by the beige car during the accident. “He thought (the beige car) was in the turn lane, but then realized he was coming straight for him,” Morgan said. “(He) said that he had to go up and over the median into oncoming traffic and then back on to miss him, but he still sideswiped him.” Morgan feels some people may be driving the road for the first time — possibly opting to travel SR 522 to avoid paying tolls on the SR 520 bridge — or may not be familiar with the recent road improvements. Qureshi added about the median in front of her restaurant and drivers darting in and out of nearby establishments: “I’m really thinking this was the wrong thing to do. Whoever made the decision was totally wrong about the businesses, and so many accidents are going to happen.” “Clearly, it’s human error,” said Kenmore city engineer Ron Loewen in a May 9 Reporter meeting with Kenmore Police Chief Cliff Sether and City Manager Rob Karlinsey. “We haven’t seen anything obvious with that left-turn pocket to indicate there’s something wrong with the design or anything like that. The other

A Kenmore police car blocks off a stretch of State Route 522 during the May 7 accident. ANDY NYSTROM, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter left-turn pockets are working well, the lights are all fine, the roadway’s got good marking on it, signing; and it’s just past an intersection, so vehicles for the most part should be traveling a little bit slower, because either they were just stopped or coming (from) left or right turns out of the intersection. That’s an odd situation at that location.” Even if drivers don’t know the road, Sether said it’s well-marked and people need to obey the speed limit of 45 mph and abide by the traffic laws. “There isn’t anything out there on 522 that is a surprise to anybody. It’s got directional signs, so if they just pay attention, it will be like navigating the interstate,” Sether said. Since tolling began on SR 520 this year, Annie Johnson of the Washington

State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) communications department noted that vehicle counters on SR 522 at 68th Avenue Northeast in Kenmore have registered the following statistics since February (the first solid month of SR 522 travel): an average of 1,100 to 1,500 more vehicles are traveling westbound per day; an average of 1,400 to 1,500 additional vehicles are moving eastbound per day. According to WSDOT Northwest Region Traffic engineer Mark Leth: “We can’t speak to the number of collisions since tolling began because we don’t have access to the data yet. The two collisions in the last couple months on SR 522 have been quite remarkable and therefore at the top of everyone’s mind. WSDOT, Kenmore and Bothell have done major safety work out

there with raised curbing to prevent head-on collisions, improved striping and signs — not to mention the roadwidening work.” In the previous Kenmore accident on March 6, a 23-year-old female driver died after her vehicle struck another one on the 6700 block of SR 522. At about 7 a.m., Kristin Berry of Seattle was driving eastbound when she crossed a small median and struck a vehicle heading westbound, according to Sgt. Cindi West, King County Sheriff ’s Office spokeswoman. Two Bothell residents — a 15-year-old girl and her mother — were injured when their SUV rolled over. They were transported to Evergreen Medical Center and were released that afternoon. Sether noted that in the fatality accident, there was no indication of drugs or

alcohol involved, and the current wreck is still under investigation. The chief said he and his officers have responded to a host of other traffic accidents — mostly rearenders — on SR 522, but added that there has been an estimated 50-percent reduction in collisions since the city made major safety improvements along the stretch between 65th Avenue Northeast to the eastern city limits at 83rd Avenue Northeast. “That’s a big deal,” Karlinsey said. “You don’t see 50-percent reductions in anything very often. I think the city’s made a big push to improve 522; they’ve made it a high priority over the years, and City Council still wants to put in a lot of funding and lobby for a lot of money from the state and the feds to finish the last segment.” So far, it’s cost $50 million to install two new signals, upgrade other signals, widen travel lanes, add and extend the BAT (business access and transit) lanes, install curbs, gutters and sidewalks, underground all the utilities and perform landscaping throughout the corridor. It will cost $20 million to do the same from 65th Avenue Northeast to the western city limits at 61st

Avenue Northeast. “But regardless of what we do,” Sether added, “There’s still going to be the human error and the human factor, which basically will always be there and we’ll always have accidents.” With an increase in traffic flow since bridge tolling began, Sether said officers have seen drivers becoming impatient, cutting off others and “actually stopping and cursing at other people and having a few road-rage incidents.” More drivers have been talking on cell phones, as well, and officers are ticketing them accordingly. In order to avoid adding to the accident total on SR 522, Sether advises motorists to focus on their driving, give themselves enough time to reach their destination so they’re not tempted to run a red light or cut someone off. While speed is often a factor in accidents, Loewen said there hasn’t been talk of lowering the 45 mph limit — which is set by WSDOT — on SR 522. “You could reduce the speed limit all you want, it’s up to people to pay attention,” Sether added. “We saw people, regardless of what the speed limit is anywhere, we still write [ more SR 522 page 6 ]

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[ TITLE IX from page 1] discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. “That law was simple, it was powerful and it has delivered amazing results. Over the past 40 years, participation in girls high-school sports has increased over 900 percent. We went from 32,000 women who were participating in college athletics in 1972, when I was in college, to almost 200,000 today,” Murray added. “In 1972, fewer than 300,000 women across the country played competitive sports. Forty years since this law has passed, today this number is approaching 3 million.” Rapinoe, a member of the U.S. women’s national team, grew up in the small town of Redding, Calif., and had to travel to Sacramento to play for a premier team while in high school. She said that her parents made the commitment to her soccer career, hoping that it would lead her to college (University of Portland) and possibly beyond. “I think Title IX to me means the opportunity of having new doors opened, and having doors opened that I didn’t even know existed or that I could see but just didn’t really know how to get to,” said Rapinoe, who has enjoyed traveling the world and meeting thousands of people. “(It’s crucial) having the opportunity to have an education. Maybe I’m not using my

Left, Bothell High’s Yonni Mills with her Washington State University volleyball letter. Right, Seattle Sounders Women and U.S. national team player Megan Rapinoe speaks about how she’s benefited from Title IX at Garfield High on May 2. PHOTOS BY ANDY NYSTROM, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter degree as it stands right now, because I’m playing football, but in the future, I’ll need that.” Cox, also a member of the U.S. women’s national team, played club soccer with Rapinoe

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numerous tickets for speeding. And during the rush-hour traffic, the speed limit might be 45, but trust me, with the congestion, the speeds don’t get up anywhere near that.” Despite the tragic accidents, Jeff Schoonover, owner of Fix Auto Northshore (formerly Carriage Case Collision Center), has seen things improve from his desk that looks out onto SR 522. He says the more traffic, the more people have to slow down — way down in some cases. “I saw some pretty crazy drivers out there,” he said. “I would see the same car every day, you know, the red Mustang or the red Corvette






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Over in Bothell, Capt. Bob Woolverton said they haven’t seen a substantial increase in wrecks on SR 522 within their jurisdiction

over the last few months. While walking along SR 522 — which was closed off near downtown Bothell due to last week’s tractor-trailer, power-pole collision — Woolverton noted that, like in Kenmore, engineering improvements aim to make the road safer. For instance, drivers have less opportunities to cross the center line while turning left. The $21.6 million Wayne Curve project was completed at the end of 2011 and plans to relieve congestion on SR 522 at the 96th Avenue Northeast intersection. “Obviously, you know, we have anecdotal evidence that we’ve got more traffic volume since the tolling began on the State Route

brought her and Rapinoe together on the soccer pitch in their early years and later at the University of Portland. Now, they’re with the [ more TITLE IX page 7 ]

520 bridge, and so with the greater traffic volumes, basically what you really need is greater volumes of patience, too,” he said. “Part of that comes from planning your travels, because do you ever notice that when you’re late, it seems like every light’s red and it ruins your commute? As we get more congested, courtesy is a big issue because we’re basically a community on the roadway.” Like Kenmore’s Sether noted, modern technology is a major distraction to drivers, especially when cars are all lined up and ready to punch the gas when the light turns green. Woolverton and his fellow officers experienced this

on a recent day: A female driver’s navigation system took her attention off the road just before Wayne Curve and she started a four-car collision by rear-ending one car while stopped at a light. “We all think to ourselves, ‘We’re too smart for that, it’s not going to happen to us’ — until it happens to us,” Woolverton said. “If you need to search for a phone number, if you need to read a text or send a text or whatever, take the couple minutes, pull off the road, take care of your distraction and then get back into traffic. It’s actually more distracting than you really think it is, and it’s obviously way more dangerous, too.”




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Bothell Police Department Capt. Bob Woolverton (left) on the scene of a recent accident. For story, see page 3. ANDY NYSTROM, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter

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Sen. Murray, who also attended WSU like Bothell High’s Mills, has co-sponsored the High School Sports Information Collection Act with Sen. Olympia Snowe of Maine. It is a bill to amend the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 to require the statistics commissioner to collect information from co-educational secondary

Left, Bothell High’s Cathy Boyce leads the way at track-and-field practice; right, Kelly Richards rallies the Inglemoor High cross-country troops. PHOTOS BY ANDY NYSTROM, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter in an era where it was a given for us; my generation is the benefactors of Title IX.” Boyce ran cross country and track and played basketball at Lakewood High, where she graduated from in 1997. She then attended Western Washington University, coached and taught in Granite Falls and Portland and has been at Bothell High for the last five years. She’s run marathons and is bewildered that the first women’s Olympic marathon wasn’t run until 1984 in Los Angeles, where Joan Benoit won in 2:24:52. Boyce didn’t hear about Title IX until she learned about it in her high-school history class. Nowadays, she teaches young Cougars about it in the civil-rights unit of her

U.S. History class. “I’m so lucky that women that came before us have blazed a path that we then would be able to experience,” Boyce said. “I mean, the thought that my mom grew up in an era in which women were only allowed to play half-court basketball because it (was) deemed to be unhealthy for women or bad things could happen to women. “And her daughter is able to coach?” she added. “Just watching that change that’s happened in that time period is pretty cool if you think about it.” Over at Inglemoor High, Kelly Richards is the assistant cross-country coach and watched one of her runners — Tansey Lystad — earn a

scholarship to Cal-Poly San Luis Obispo last year. Lystad won the 4A state cross-country title and both the 1,600and 3,200-meter races at state during track season. “With the outstanding girls we’ve had at Inglemoor the last couple years, there’s so many more opportunities for them to come after high school. I think a lot of that came from Title IX,” Richards said of scholarships like Lystad’s. Richards, who took a break from her assistant-coaching job with Inglemoor’s track team this spring to help coach her ninth-grade daughter’s track squad at Kenmore Junior High, first starred in track and cross country at Wenatchee High, where she graduated from in 1987.

A year later at Pacific Lutheran University, Richards helped lead her cross-country team to a NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) national championship. The All-American athlete’s team was inducted into the PLU Hall of Fame last fall, and Richards introduced coach Brad Moore into the hall, as well. “He was really focused on the women’s program and on recruiting. I was fortunate to introduce him,” said Richards, who was also an All-American trackster at PLU. Being part of a women’s team — and a national-championship one to boot — was a far cry from when Richards had to play on boys basketball, baseball and soccer teams as a youth. “I didn’t feel like it was anything I could pursue as an athlete,” she said. “We weren’t encouraged that much.” But things soon changed drastically when she entered seventh grade and a girls basketball team was formed. And, of course, in high school and college, Richards was on the fast track to success. Murray added at the Garfield High event: “Title IX has truly changed our country for the better, and the number of women and girls whose lives it touches is growing every single day.”

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schools on such schools’ athletic programs. “(It’s focused to) strengthen Title IX, to make sure it continues to deliver results for women and girls,” Murray said. As she discussed her first-hand experience of Title IX benefits, Murray noted that she could only participate in a few intramural sports at WSU, but 15 years later saw her daughter play on an organized soccer team. “It was so great to watch my own daughter get to choose to play soccer, to learn to be part of a team and cheer each other on and learn how to be gracious in victory and in defeat,” Murray said. Also at Bothell High, boys and girls track-and-field head coach Cathy Boyce’s parents introduced her and her brothers to sports at an early age to keep them out of trouble and focused on their activities on the playing field. “I never would have thought that there was a time period in which females didn’t experience the same athletic opportunities that males had,” Boyce said at practice last week. “I grew up


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Dealing with kids’ allergies by Swapna Bobba, MD, Family Medicine Lakeshore Clinic

Spring is here and that means it is allergy time for kids of all ages. The most common allergens are pollens, grass, trees, mold, and dust mites. Allergies can be easily aggravated by other inhaled irritants such as cigarette smoke or fragrances. Cold and flu season sometimes extends into spring; by continuing to wash their hands, cover their mouths and noses when coughing etc., your kids can avoid dealing with a cold or flu in addition to their allergies. Some tips for seasonal allergies: 1.       Keep animals out of bedrooms and off the furniture. If your child may be allergic to a classroom pet, speak with school administrators about your concerns. 2.       Throw pillows in the dryer, wash sheets in hot water, and use dust mite covers on bedding and furniture. Vacuum regularly, using a vacuum with a HEPA air filter. 3.       Use a dehumidifier in damp areas, turn on the bathroom fan for 15 minutes after a bath or shower and watch out for mold growth. 4.       Clean the furnace filter every 2-3 months, air ducts every 3-5 years. Don’t smoke or let others smoke around your kids. 5.       Bathe your child before bed to remove pollen from their body. Keep windows and doors closed during your child’s peak allergy season. You may [ more Allergies page 9 ]

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[Allergies from page 8] want to monitor pollen counts in your area. Common food allergies include milk, eggs, and peanuts. If a trigger food is eaten, mild symptoms can occur such as an upset stomach or rash. More serious anaphylactic reactions include swelling of the throat and difficulty breathing. You should discuss an emergency plan with your doctor. Children who suffer from food allergies may benefit from a consultation with a dietician to learn about alternative foods. Your doctor may also discuss therapies including medications like anti-histamines and/or allergy shots. With the above tips and your doctor’s advice, hopefully, your children and you will be better prepared to enjoy the glorious spring that is around the corner.

ments such as schools by implementing policies and procedures that allow students to successfully manage their asthma. These can include providing access to asthma care clinicians and school nurses, educational and awarenessbuilding programs, training of teachers and school staff, community outreach and so forth. In the home, it is recommended to keep dust and dirt from accumulating. Dust mites are notorious asthma attack triggers. Ventilation and air filtering is equally as important. Pet animals can be a significant source of allergens and should be kept away from asthma sufferers. Exposure to a whole range of potential irritants, including tobacco smoke, wood and coal fire smoke, strong odors from cooking, house-

hold chemicals, paint fumes and cosmetic products should be avoided as well. Even dietary precautions may be necessary. Some food-borne allergens can become triggers and it is crucial to identify and eliminate them as much as possible. Some people may be able to tolerate smaller amounts of foods they are allergic to. Only experience can determine the limits. There is no medication that can cure asthma. But medications are available to control asthma symptoms. There are different types and they come in different forms such as pills, aerosol inhalers, powder inhalers, liquids and injections.

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lead to a life-threatening situation. Thanks to faster intervention and preventive treatments, death rates in connection with asthma have dropped by a third compared to 10 years ago. Asthma is often misdiagnosed as allergies. Not all people who experience allergy symptoms have asthma. Like allergies, asthma is associated with exposure to allergens and also smoking, chemicals and air pollution. Identifying and controlling potential triggers of asthma attacks is crucial for effective treatment. Although there is no known cure or even prevention of asthma, multiple steps can be taken to limit exposure to allergens and other irritants. The CDC recommends the creation of more asthma-friendly environ-

The two main types of medications are anti-inflammatories and bronchodilators. Anti-inflammatories reduce swelling and mucus production in the airways. They can lower the intensity of asthma symptoms and allow for better airflow. Bronchodilators relax the muscles around the airways, thereby easing breathing. Bronchodilators are especially effective during asthma attacks. The primary purpose of taking asthma medications is to control and relieve. Most asthma medications must be taken regularly, often daily. So-called reliever or rescue medicines are only to be used during acute attacks. How often an asthma patient has to take medications depends on the sever-


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Bothell High seniors get the message in DUI drill BY ANDY NYSTROM

Bothell High’s Austen Dahl reacts in disbelief after he was involved in a “deadly” accident that killed Abby Leonard in a DUI drill at the school last week. ANDY NYSTROM, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter

Nik Gray didn’t like seeing his friends, Abby Leonard and Austen Dahl, involved in a “deadly” two-car accident — even if it was a DUI drill at Bothell High. On May 10, while the senior class watched and some upcoming graduates participated, Bothell Fire and EMS staged the event, which featured two wrecked cars, “injured and deceased” students and a host of emergency vehicles and a helicopter to drive home the message that drinking and driving don’t mix. “Seeing my friends hurt, that was pretty deep,” Gray said, adding

that he heard the no-drinking-anddriving bulletin loud and clear. “That’s been a thing that my mom has made pretty clear to me not to do, under any circumstance not to ever do that.” Added Dahl, who was the drunken driver in the drill: “It’s definitely going to be one of those heavy-weighted things that makes it so I don’t want to drink and drive. It’s really shown me what’s going to happen if I do get a DUI or something like that happens — and getting arrested is not fun in any case.” Leonard played the dead girl in the drill, stretched across the hood of one car in a green prom dress.

It was an emotional experience for the senior, who hammered the day’s message home in a sorrowful speech — from the victim’s perspective — to her classmates. “It was hard putting yourself in those shoes,” she told the Reporter. “If that was actually to happen, having to not see my sister graduate or having to (not) say goodbye to my mom… it was very emotional.” Bothell Police Chief Carol Cummings said that drinking or using drugs while driving can have an impact on everyone involved in an accident. “Those consequences will affect the friends that they may kill or

injure, their future of where they go, whether they’re going to go to college or whether they’re going to spend the next several years in jail,” she said. Bothell High principal Bob Stewart attended the funeral of two of his students — who died in a drinkingand-driving accident — at a different school 28 years ago. “It stays with me to this day,” he told the students. “Please, for everybody who loves you, and that includes me, make good choices as we move through the year-end. I want all of you to be at commencement, I want all of you to get to that college or whatever it is you’re doing next fall.”

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Bothell defeated Eastlake, 10-6, and Inglemoor beat Skyline, 12-3, in the opening round of Tuesday’s 4A Kingco Tournament. The Cougars and Vikings were to play on Wednesday, after the Reporter’s deadline.


• Cedar Park Christian’s boys soccer team (11-6-3) lost to Ridgefield, 2-0, on Tuesday in the 1A state tournament at Chinook Stadium in Kalama. • Cedar Park’s baseball team (14-8) will take on Kalama at 1 p.m. Saturday in the 1A state tournament at Volunteer Field in Anacortes. • On the girls’ side, Cedar Park’s fastpitch team was 16-1 in 1A Emerald City League action at press time.

Inglemoor’s girls team took first in the 4A Kingco track-and-field championships on May 11 at Juanita High. The Vikings finished with 97 points, followed by Issaquah with 92 and Skyline with 86. On the boys’ side, Garfield won with 92, followed by Skyline with 88 and Bothell and Eastlake tied for third with 77 each. On May 11, the Viks’ 4x100-meter relay of Paige Monson, Larissa Ashby, Kaitlyn Hollis and Claire Moses won with a time of 50.85 seconds. Inglemoor’s Dillon Gongliewski won the 110-meter high hurdles in 15.8. On May 9, Inglemoor’s Michael Mendenhall won the 1,600-meter run and Bothell’s Morgunn Ewing and Allie Hadley each took javelin titles at Kingco. Mendenhall won his race in 4:17.18. Ewing threw the javelin 186 feet, five inches, topping his previous best throw of 174-07. Hadley won with a throw of 131-07. Next up is the 4A BiDistrict meet at Marysville Pilchuck High: Wednesday was the first day and today is the finale.

Inglemoor High pitcher Gavin Harris fires away as Bothell High runner Daniel Fredrickson rolls off second base during last week’s 4A Kingco Tournament game. Inglemoor won, 7-6. ANDY NYSTROM, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter


Inglemoor won its second loser-out contest in two days with a 7-6 victory over Bothell on May 8 in the 4A Kingco Tournament at Woodinville High. With Bothell leading, 1-0, Brandon Edwards roped a single to left to score Curtis Bafus and Josh Williams in the bottom of the second to put the Viks up, 2-1. Inglemoor (16-8)

extended its lead in the third to 4-1 with a Bafus homer and Edwards single to drive in Lucas Wimmer. Bothell (12-11) came back and took a 6-4 lead in the sixth with a Zach Anderson homer and other contributions. Overall, Daniel Fredrickson had two hits on the night for the Cougars. Behind 6-5 in their last at bat in the bottom of the seventh, Blake Wilson


homered to tie the game, and later, Wimmer blasted one to the wall to drive in Dustin Bradshaw. • On May 7, Willie Augustavo stroked a two-run single in the bottom of the eighth inning to lead Inglemoor to a 3-2 win over Woodinville in a loser-out 4A Kingco baseball game at Inglemoor High. “Now THAT was a Game!” read the Inglemoor baseball Web site, “a classic.” Wimmer pitched all

eight innings to earn the win for Inglemoor. Woodinville took a 1-0 lead in the top of the seventh, and Inglemoor tied the score on a bases-loaded walk to Bafus with one out. The Falcons got out of the inning and the game moved into extra frames. After Woodinville went up 2-1 in the eighth, Inglemoor responded with a Jake Sleder lead-off single, a Williams bunt to put runners on first and [ more ROUNDUP page 13 ]

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May 18, 2012 [13] • Bothell coach Paul Moody said that Dohr tossed a one-hitter through five innings, and McLeod entered the game in relief and got out of a bases-loaded jam. He closed the game with a seventh-inning save. The Cougars then lost to Issaquah, 7-3, to set up the showdown with Inglemoor.

[ ROUNDUP from page 12] second and a Tyler Beahan sacrifice bunt to put two Viks in scoring position. On a 3-2 pitch, Augustavo’s big hit first scored Sleder and Williams beat the throw to the plate in a puff of dust to win the game. Inglemoor — the Crown Division champs — saw its baseball season end with a 14-2 loss to Ballard on May 10 in the 4A Kingco Tournament at Woodinville High. The Vikings also lost earlier in the tourney to Newport, 8-1, before defeating Woodinville and Bothell. • For Bothell, thanks to solid pitching from Travis Dohr and Camden McLeod and some big bats in the fifth inning, the Cougars defeated Skyline, 5-4, on May


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Inglemoor High’s Willie Augustavo runs the basepaths while Bothell High’s Camden McLeod plays defense during last week’s showdown. ANDY NYSTROM, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter 5 in the opening-round of the 4A Kingco Tournament. Skyline scored four runs

in the first inning, and held on to the shutout until Bothell cranked out five runs in


the fifth behind hits and RBIs from Rex Carlin, Saige Tyndall and Samuel Lee.

Christan Nesslequist nailed the game-winning shot as Inglemoor defeated Newport on May 5 in a penalty-kick shootout in the opening round of the 4A Kingco Tournament. The game was 1-1 entering PKs, and the Vikings won, 9-8, in the shootout. Newport took a 1-0 lead in the 12th minute, and Mehron Abdi equalized in the 52nd minute for

Inglemoor. Justin Li passed the ball to Abdi 25 yards out on the right side and he then dribbled to his left to the top of the 18-yard box and unleashed a shot that found the mark inside the far left post, according to coach Kevin McGibbon. Goalkeeper James Takami made five saves, including two big ones in the last five minutes. He first went one-on-one with a Newport forward and knocked the ball off his foot. On the next save, he tipped a screaming Newport shot over the top of the cross bar. On May 8, Abdi scored in the 14th minute to give Inglemoor the lead, but Issaquah tallied in the 60 and 73 minutes to win, 2-1, and end Inglemoor’s season at 5-9-3 overall.


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At approximately 8:41 p.m. May 6, an armed robbery occurred at the Yakima Fruit Market located at 17321 State Route 522 in Bothell. Two men entered the business after closing and forced the night manager into the business office at gunpoint. The men demanded the manager open the safe. The market’s security camera recorded the incident, and in the video one of the suspects could be seen brandishing a handgun. The market’s night manager, identified as a 26-year-old Bothell man, was the only employee in the business. He complied with their demands by giving them an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspects secured the manager’s hands behind his back and forced him to the floor before fleeing. The suspects left on foot, and no suspect vehicle was seen. The manager was not injured during the robbery.

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...obituaries Donald Marvin Nettleton March 12, 1940 ~ April 14, 2012

Academy for Success (SAS) senior Alex Tuggle received a Greater Bothell Chamber of ComSAS scholarship Secondary merce $1,000 scholarship on May 9. Pictured from left are: SAS counselor Laurie Broulette, SAS Principal Vicki Tuggle and Northshore School District Superintendent Larry Francois. Tuggle will be continuing his educarecipient Puckett, tion at Cascadia Community College with the help of this scholarship. RENÉE WALDEN, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter

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• Dr. David Anderson, BHS, 1961 Veterinarian, civic/community leader and international humanitarian • Marilyn Eylar Conaway, NSD, five years Visionary teacher, founded mock UN conference and mock political convention • Dr. Darryl DesMarteau, BHS, 1958 Renowned fluorine chemistry researcher and chemistry professor at Clemson University • Dr. William Fassett, BHS, 1964 Outstanding Washington State University pharmacy professor and co-founder of Northshore troubled youth program • Dr. Donald E. Frost, BHS, 1965 Dentist, community leader, mentor and international humanitarian

• Dr. Donald Granvold, BHS, 1961 Researcher, provider of mental health services and University of Texas professor • David Aaron Hughes, BHS, 1956 U.S. Foreign Service, author and international humanitarian • Dr. Richard Lance, BHS, 1942 Community doctor, team physician, health advocate and NSD school board member [ more HONOR page 16 ]


Twelve Northshore School District (NSD) alumni, former staff or board members will be inducted to the Wall of Honor for 2012 and recognized at a special ceremony at 6 p.m. Aug. 16 at Pop Keeney Stadium. The public is welcome to attend. The Wall of Honor recognizes the outstanding achievements of Northshore alumni, staff and volunteers who have made a significant contribution to the district, community, state, nation or world. This year’s inductees include:

Raymond Antone Paige

Raymond Antone Paige was born May 14, 1933 in Seattle to Harland and Clementine Paige; passed away May 13, 2012 in Bothell at age 78 after a brief illness. Preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Hugh; survived by his sister, Geraldine Fahrenkopf and brother, Harland Paige; many nieces and nephews. Funeral Service Saturday, May 19, 11:00AM; Washelli-Bothell Funeral Home 18224 103rd Ave NE, Bothell with Committal following at 1:00PM; Acacia Cemetery 14951 Bothell Way NE, Seattle. Please sign an on-line memorial at 626091

The life of Don Nettleton will be celebrated at a memorial to be held on Sunday, May 20th, at 2 pm at the Northshore United Church of Christ in Woodinville. Don died peacefully on April 14th at Evergreen Hospice, surrounded by his wife of 52 years, Jane and his 3 children Brian, Scott, and Jennifer. Born in Eugene, Oregon to Violet and Marvin Nettleton, Don and his two brothers grew up in Salem, Oregon. The family was active in the Congregational Church, where Don met his future wife Jane in Sunday School; but it wasn’t until she asked him to the Junior/Senior Prom in high school that they had their first date. Don worked summer jobs at the local cannery for money to buy his 1948 Plymouth coup for $50. He started at the Oregon College of Education, and during his 2nd year, he and Jane got married on January 15, 1960. The next two summers, the couple worked at a US Forest Service fire lookout, where, when their first son was born during the second summer, Don washed many a tub of diapers by hand. For the next few years, Don worked in the grocery business, until he returned to college at Oregon State University to earn a degree in Forest Management in 1970. He then joined the Northern Pacific Railroad’s resources division in Longview, then Seattle, and then Missoula, Montana, working his way up to become Assistant Vice President at Burlington Northern Resources. In 1984, Don was transferred back to Seattle, where he worked for what was then Plum Creek Timber until retirement in June 2002. During his 32-year forestry career, Don was involved with many land exchanges with the U.S. Forest Service, and helped write laws governing exchanges subsequently passed in the US Congress. He also played an important part in creating what is now a national monument: After Mt. St. Helens erupted in 1980, Don was involved with the donation of the top of the mountain—then owned by Plum Creek—to the federal government. Although he was an important and busy businessman, Don Nettleton quietly and humbly also had a big impact on the towns where he lived. He was president of the Kiwanis Club in Missoula, then active (including two terms as president) of the Northshore Kiwanis. He was an integral member of the Northshore United Church of Christ (UCC), and also was very active in the Pacific Northwest Conference of the UCC, chairing its Board for two terms. For six years, he served on the Board of Directors at the Horizon House in Seattle. When not working or volunteering, Don could be found camping with the family on weekends, fly-fishing in the middle of a stream, and later he and Jane took off often with their travel trailer. He was an avid gardener, a builder—of gazebo, deck, waterfall—and “Mr. Fix It” until his Alzheimer’s Disease robbed him of his many skills. He and Jane moved in 2008 into the Emerald Heights community in Redmond, where Jane has been enormously grateful for the wonderful care Don received as his disease progressed. Don is survived by his brother Allan (wife Aileen), his wife Jane, and children Brian (wife Joylene and daughters Margaret and Wendy); Scott (wife Claire and children Eric Riley, Sean, and Caroline); and daughter Jennifer Wilmoth (husband Kevin and children Stephanie Yoshida and Austin Shields). As befit his life of quiet work, volunteering and long friendships, his last weeks at the Evergreen Hospice were filled with visits from family and friends coming from all over the country to show their love and respect for this giant of a man. The family invites friends to join them for the memorial of Don’s life, and/or to give a donation in his honor to the Northshore Kiwanis club, Northshore United Church of Christ, or the Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s Association.

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