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Inslee gets EPIQ tour of Phillips manufacturing in Bothell BY MATT PHELPS mphelps@bothell-reporter.com

Gov. Jay Inslee takes a tour of the Philips manufacturing plant in Bothell on Oct. 23.

Gov. Jay Inslee told Philips Healthcare employees that their newest product is epic during a visit to Bothell on Oct. 23. “When most people think of the great sound of Washington state, they think of Bing Crosby or

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he annual football game between the University of Washington and Washington State University is a rivalry that has a long tradition. The Apple Cup often pits brother against brother and one side of the state against the other. But there is another tradition that sometimes pits Eastern Washington against Western Washing-

Jimi Hendrix,” Inslee told Philips Healthcare employees. “I think of Philips Healthcare ... The EPIQ is epic.” Inslee visited the Philips Healthcare manufacturing building to help the company with the launch of its new generation of ultrasound machine called the EPIQ and received a tour

of the plant. The EPIQ was officially unveiled in August. EPIQ will be used by cardiologists, radiologists and OBGYNs in everything from detecting heart issues to watching the growth of unborn babies during pregnancy. “You are building a product made of plastic

and metal,” Inslee told the workers prior to his tour. “But what you are really creating is birthdays because they save lives. Thank you on behalf of 6.5 million Washingtonians.” The Philips Healthcare building is located in the Canyon Park neighbor[ more PHILIPS page 3 ]

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ton - state transportation funding. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he wants to see a transportation bill on his desk before the 2013 Apple Cup is over. He also wants it to be a bipartisan effort that identifies the $10 billion in revenue sources needed to keep the state’s roads and bridges from failing. That could be as difficult as getting through traffic to Husky stadium for the

Bothell High School quarterback Ross Bowers throws the ball down field during the team’s 47-6 victory against their rival Inglemoor on Oct. 18. The win was Bothell’s 12th straight against the Vikings in the “Spaghetti Bowl.” The Cougars will kickoff at 7 p.m. tonight against Skyline for the 4A KingCo title at Skyline High School in Sammamish. The teams have identical 7-1 records and both teams’ only loss came at the hands of 3A powerhouse Bellevue. Bothell clinched the Crest Division title on Oct. 25 with a 35-0 victory against Woodinville at Pop Keeney Stadium. Tony Quintos/Special to the Reporter

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Kenmore man killed in hit-and-run accident, woman charged The Kenmore woman accused of hitting and killing a man with a pickup truck Monday told police she was trying to light a cigarette at the time of the accident. Sydney Katelane Jones, 24, was charged with felony hitand-run Oct. 25 in the death

of Kenmore resident Joseph David Humphreys. She was released from King County Jail on $25,000 bail. Jones does not have a valid driver’s license in Washington state and reported to Court Services that she is attending out-patient substance abuse treatment. She is accused of hitting Humphreys, 31, after mid-

night on Oct. 22 while “driving to the store,” south in the 18400 block of 62nd Ave. NE. Humphreys was also walking south on the side of the Kenmore street, which has no sidewalks. Jones allegedly struck Humphreys with the front right side of the truck, causing damage to the hood of the vehicle, front headlight and side mirror,

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Jones spoke with a deputy and never identified herself as the driver of the truck that struck the man. The deputy told Jones she was no longer needed at the scene and she walked home. Police used a part number from some of the debris found at the scene to identify the vehicle that hit Hum[ more FELONY page 9 ]

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Kenmore Mayor David Baker receives an award from Washington State Lt. Gov. Brad Owen on behalf of King County Board of Health Subcommittee on Secure Medicine Return on Oct. 21 during the Washington State Prevention Summit held in Yakima. Baker is a member of the Board of Health. CONTRIBUTED for Substance Abuse and Violence Prevention, the Prevention Specialist Certification Board of Washington and local providers. The Secure Medicine Return Subcommittee was nominated by Inga Manskopf, who works in the Seattle Children’s Hospital Division of Adolescent Medicine and is a member of the King County Take Back Your Meds Coalition. The Subcommittee on Secure Medicine Return developed a rule and regulation to establish a secure

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hood of Bothell on the east side of Interstate 405. The company employs 2,000 people in Bothell and produces oral healthcare products and cardiac care and AED equipment, along with ultrasounds. “Philips is a well kept secret in the state,” said Conrad Smits, senior vice president and general manager of Philips Ultrasound. “We are the market leader in echocardiography.” Philips is the secondlargest ultrasound producer in the world and makes all of it’s ultrasound systems in Washington state. Gov. Jay Inslee gets an education in the EPIQ ultrasound from ultrasonographer Joyce MacKay during a tour “We want to change of Philips manufacturing in Bothell on Wednesday morning. MATT PHELPS, Bothell Reporter the course of healthcare through sound,” Smits ingtonians of the Day.” percent even through the ment Dan Schmiesing told said. “It’s what gets me up The pin is a tradition and recession.” Inslee during the tour. in the morning.” an honor that the goverHe even compared it to He watched as an Inslee said that producnor bestows each day to many of the biggest indus- ultrasonographer, Joyce ing the diagnostic mahighlight great accomtries in the state. MacKay, tested the new chines is also helping to plishments in the state. “We are proud of Boemachine on herself. curb healthcare costs. He also talked ing airplanes and $4 cups “Is your heart beating “It makes healthabout the healthof coffee,” he said, sparkfaster? I have that effect care more affordcare industry’s ing laughter. “And today on people,” Inslee joked. BOTHELL able when we can impact on the we are proud of Philips.” MacKay showed the diagnose health Washington state During the tour, Inslee, governor some of the problems earlier economy. cloaked in a blue lab images of her heart and and keep people out “We have 90,000 coat, was shown how the the different information of the hospital,” said people in the life science EPIQ is assembled during that doctors can obtain Inslee. field in Washington state a walk through of the about a patient using the Inslee presented Smits and you are part of that manufacturing plant. machine. with an apple pin, proincredible infrastructure,” “The performance is “Thanks for keeping claiming the employees said Inslee. “This part of mind-numbing,” Director our hearts going,” Inslee of the Philips Healthcare the economy grew at 10 of research and developtold MacKay. plant in Bothell “Wash-

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Elderly woman drives car onto an apartment complex in Bothell BY MATT PHELPS mphelps@bothell-reporter.com

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ost people have never driven a car onto the top of a building. So for some bystanders it was a bit surprising to see an 84-year-old woman drive her car onto the top of a Bothell apartment complex on the afternoon of Oct. 22. The woman was in the drive-through at the Chase Bank in downtown Bothell when she lost control of her car. “She drove across the parking lot and through the fence,” said Bothell Police Cpt. Denise Langford. “She went over the embankment. When she came to a stop, her back tires were in the parking lot and her front tires were on the top of the laundry facility of the apartment complex.” The apartment

complex is across the street from Pop Keeney Stadium and next to the back of Seattle Home Appliance. Langford said the Bothell Police Department received the call at 2:45 p.m. and traffic enforcement responded to the accident. A tow truck had to be called to remove the Hyundai from the scene. “Luckily, there were no injuries in this case,” said Langford. The woman submitted to a blood draw to determine if she was intoxicated but the results of those tests have not been released. The only damage at the scene was to the fence and the car. Langford said that these kinds of incidents are rare. “I remember one several years ago when someone drove a car into their mobile home,” said Langford. “You don’t see this all that often.”

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wo families were irrevocably changed on Oct. 21 and the sad thing is that the type of accident that took place could have been prevented. Kenmore resident Joseph David Humphreys was struck and killed by the driver of a Ford F-150 around midnight on the morning of Oct. 21. He was doing something that most Kenmore residents do daily or weekly - walk on the side of the road. He was just 31 years old. The suspected driver of that vehicle is also a Kenmore resident. Sydney Katelane Jones told police she was trying to light her cigarette when she felt a bump in the road. She looked up and saw nothing. If convicted of felony hit-and-run, Jones family will only be seeing the 24-year-old woman in prison for the foreseeable future. The penalty is up to 10 years in prison and a $20,000 fine. Two families irrevocably changed in a split second. It is no secret that many Kenmore roads are unsafe for pedestrians. Those pedestrians include kids walking to school, adults waiting for the bus, walking to the drugstore or just walking to a friend’s house. Without sidewalks, pedestrians often get forced into the road by garbage cans, parked cars and other obstructions. Most drivers, from time-to-time, get distracted while on the road. Whether it is driving while sleepy, changing the song on the stereo, tending to children in the back seat or just looking at something out the side window when their eyes should be on the road, we all do it. But doing it in Kenmore might be more dangerous than other cities because of the lack of sidewalks. Kenmore was incorporated as a city in 1998 and has added 13.5 miles of sidewalks during that time. The Kenmore City Council recently passed a 20-year plan to construct sidewalks within the city. While that plan was well-intentioned and fiscally responsible, it is going to take way too long. The loss of a Kenmore resident should be a wake-up call to every person who lives in the city.

The lack of sidewalks was a dominant topic during the Kenmore City Council candidate forum held Oct. 15. Council incumbent Allan Van Ness suggested a possible bond measure to send to voters. The bond measure would add to taxes and would be costly for citizens. Van Ness also stated that it costs $1 million for every mile of sidewalks. It is estimated that it will cost $36 million for the sidewalks. That is no small sum. In comparison, Kenmore City Hall cost $14.4 million. Safety is one of the biggest responsibilities of the city government. Mayor David Baker told the Reporter that the city has put $12 million into the State Route 522 upgrade, in part, for safety concerns. Baker also said that he would consider supporting a bond measure for the sidewalks. Many Reporter readers have written to the paper about traffic safety in the days after the Oct. 21 accident. Kenmore resident Sandy French wrote to the Reporter to remind her neighbors that there are some things that pedestrians need to keep in mind to stay safe while walking and

driving. Many of French’s ideas are common sense things that people do not think about when they leave the house. Always walk facing oncoming traffic so you can see what is coming. Wear light colored clothing while walking at night so drivers can see you. “I have seen and had so many close calls, especially at night when walkers and folks on bikes are virtually invisible,” French wrote. If you go out walking a lot, buy a reflective vest to wear and not just at night. Drivers need to use their regular headlights, not high beams, while driving in the fog or rain. If you have fog lights, use them. Drivers should also obey all the normal rules of the road, such as coming to a full stop at stop signs and crosswalks. And please, watch out for pedestrians. Don’t let Humphrey’s death be in vain. Get involved and let your council members know if pedestrian safety is a priority for you. And if nothing else, stay alert while walking and driving, for everyone’s safety.

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Keep your hands off the tree by City Hall Now I am upset. In 1974 I was chair of the Bothell Park Board. The board put a park in the triangle property at the corner of State Route 522 and 527 (Baskin Robbins) in honor of Rich Worthington’s son who was killed in the war. The property was owned by Vern Keener of Keener Meats and donated to the city of Bothell for the Triangle Park. The Lion’s Club put in the drinking fountain, Rich Worthington of Bothell State Bank put up the flag pole and I planted the tree. This was a very special tree with a history. The tree was a blood red maple, grafted by Aire Osterwick and sold to Jack Leamer who owned Rhod-A-Zalea Gardens. I bought Rhod-A-Zalea Gardens and ended up with the tree. I lent the

tree to the Worlds Fair in Seattle in 1963. When I brought it home I called Ron Nardone and we planted the tree in Triangle Park. The tree was healthy; it bloomed every fall bright red. It looked like it was on fire. For years, Tony Van Denacker took cuttings from that tree. He loved that tree. My question is: what is going on? If I had only known, the tree could have been moved and been put somewhere else. I sure hope whoever made that decision is proud of himself or herself. Now let me tell you I planted one more tree in town and it is a weeping Alaska cedar in front of City Hall. I don’t care if you have to build the City Hall around it. Keep your hands off it.

Jim McAuliffe, Bothell

Disagree with banning fireworks While I understand the concern about fireworks and the reasons for the effort to ban

them, I’m in total disagreement Focusing our attention on celwith that effort. ebrating the Fourth of July safely Yes, the noise and flashes of and responsibly will lessen all light can “bring to mind battles the risks and suffering. That’s the …” solution I choose. Yes, property is placed at risk. Kelly Clark, Bothell Yes, personal safety is also at risk. Yes, animals suffer. Yes, many more items can even be placed on this list, and I had to chuckle when I yes, these are all very valid read the letter “Keep Fireproblems. NORTHSHORE works Legal in Bothell” Is the only solution to because it was all about place a ban on fireworks? me, me, me and don’t No. Banning things has ruin my fun. To be frank, never solved a problem. it seemed childish and selfThroughout history, banning centered. things only creates a whole new The public good should be that set of problems that will need to we remain safe and that the wellbe solved. We can go back and being of everyone be considered forth showing examples of why when deciding matters of city each set has more validity but policy and law. The writer of this that won’t solve them either. letter clearly had little to no reThere is a solution to every gard for his neighbors, let alone one of the things on this list. And the community at large. yes, there is a solution for that It’s no secret that fireworks whole new list as well. A blanket can be harmful and deadly, cause ban is not one of them. [ more LETTERS page 5 ]

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Bothell lawyer files PDC complaint against Council candidate Samberg was required to file her last C-4 by Dec. 10, 2011. A C-4 is used to Bothell lawyer report total contributions filed a complaint and expenditures for a with the Washing- defined period and overton State Public Discloall campaign. Samberg sure Commission against did not file the form until City Council candidate June 17, 2013. Tris Samberg on Oct. 24. “[The issue] is valid, The complaint alleges and was an oversight four PDC violations but and mistake on Samberg said my part, with the that only one of 2011 campaign the complaints is being my first valid and was an time reporting oversight from her to the PDC as a 2011 campaign. ‘full-reporting’ The complaint, candidate,” Samfiled by Steven J. Tris Samberg berg said. “I made Fields, states that several first-timer Samberg violated mistakes during PDC rules in December the 2011 campaign, inof 2011 when she failed cluding ‘contributing’ into file the last C-4 report stead of ‘loaning’ money in her 2011 campaign to my campaign, which against current Bothrequired me to carry-over ell Mayor Mark Lamb. $544.99 to the 2013 camSamberg, who occupied paign. Ironically, I spent Position 2 on the council, less than $5,000 in the chose not to run for re2011 campaign, which election for that seat and had I not selected ‘fullinstead challenged Lamb reporting’ and not given for Position 6. my campaign money I After losing to Lamb, didn’t use, I wouldn’t BY MATT PHELPS

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fires and property damage, frequently offend others and disrupt lives, terrify babies, and hurt the ears of both persons and pets. And what about Thank you to Party the mess that folks who Zone and John Hurley for use them leave behind door prizes. Thank for the rest of us to you to Zig Zag clean up? NORTHSHORE and Ragz Clowns Personally, I and Sara at TLC want to be able Parties for face to have company painting and balover to celebrate loon animals. Thank the Fourth of July you to Kent DeGrave without having to scream for blowing up all the at each other to be heard. helium balloons. Thank It has gotten ridiculous. you to Kimberly Crabtree Now that so many other for meeting and greettown councils have had the common sense to ban these loud toys, why should Bothell become Notice of Continuation of the the dumping ground for Public Hearing for Northshore this racket so that we Fire Department can’t have even have one King County Fire Protection peaceful moment? District No.16 TO: All residents and owners It’s time for the city of personal property and officials to do their job improvements to real property and make Bothell firelocated within the geographical works-free so the rest of boundaries of King County Fire Protection District No. 16 (which us can sit back and enjoy includes the Year 2013 for the the holiday. Life isn’t City of Lake Forest Park, and the always fair or pleasing to City of Kenmore); everyone, and sometimes NOTICE IS HERBY GIVEN that means “sacrificing” that the Board of Commissioners of King County Fire Protection for others to be a kind District No. 16 have continued citizen. the public hearing from October

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have had to do any PDC reporting at all beyond the initial C-1 and F-1. Again, these first-timer mistakes worked to my disadvantage, but were certainly not intended to deceive the public.” Field’s complaint goes on to allege that Samberg filed her C-1 form late during the current campaign. The form, which is a political committee registration form, was to be filed by May 31 and the complaint states that Samberg filed the form on June 17. “I filed my initial C-1 on May 30 in a timely fashion,” Samberg said. “I also requested a timely change to full-reporting on June 18 and was granted that request on June 20.” The Reporter has confirmed Samberg’s information regarding the C-1 report with the PDC website. Fields’s third complaint alleges that Samberg

ing. Thank you to Sarah DeGrave for spinning the cotton candy. Thank you to Ryan Crabtree and Bobbi Kaye for bubbles. Thank you to Vivendo Italian Restaurant, Carolina Smoke, Party Prep Design, Iron Horse Railway, Jackson’s Place, Life Solutions, Magic Earth Art, The Village Bean, Sankara and Yarn of Eden for the Scavenger Hunt. Thanks to all who attended the Grand Opening of my new shop at Country Village - The Creativity Place

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15, 2013, to the date, time and place specified below to: 1. Review revenue sources for the District’s Year 2014 expense budget including revenue from property taxes and possible increases in property tax

revenues, if any, as required by RCW 84.55.120; and 2. Review and establish the Fire District’s benefit charges to be imposed in Year 2014 for the support of its legally authorized activities, which will maintain or improve the services afforded in the District, as provided in RCW 52.18.060. DATE OF HEARING: Tuesday, November 5, 2013 TIME OF HEARING: 7:00 P.M. PLACE OF HEARING: Headquarters Station 51 7220 NE 181st Street Kenmore, Washington 98028 DATED this 16th day of October 2013. ERIC ADMAN, Chair Board of Commissioners, KCFPD No. 16 Published in Bothell/Kenmore Reporter on November 1, 2013. #903702.

filed her F-1, or personal financial affairs form, 15 days late. “I attempted to file the F-1 electronically but unknowingly failed to complete the transaction,” said Samberg. “The PDC staff member said this was a ‘common mistake’ compounded by the fact that you can’t check your F-1 online. When I received the letter that

they didn’t have my F-1 on file, I mailed a printed copy to the office.” The final complaint by Fields states that in 2011 Samberg failed to report contributions, which she subsequently made to her 2013 campaign. “[The PDC] confirmed that I correctly reported my 2011 contribution to my 2013 campaign on my June 18 C-4 statement,

so Mr. Fields is also wrong on that complaint,” said Samberg. “When I discovered that I had not correctly closed my 2011 campaign in June, I asked the PDC staff member to walk me through the process to make sure I had closed the 2011 campaign and reported the funds correctly to the 2013 campaign.”

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Speed limit on SR-522 through Kenmore reduced to 40 mph BY MATT PHELPS mphelps@bothell-reporter.com

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any things have changed during the past few years through Kenmore and Lake Forest Park around State Route 522. Everything from population growth to tolls on the 520 bridge have increased traffic volumes along the busy arterial. Now, SR-522 will change too. The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) took action on Oct. 22 by lowering the speed limit from 45 to 40 mph. Crews were out replacing signs, which will be adorned with orange flags to alert drivers of the change. “It better matches the condition of the roadway,” said WSDOT spokesman Bart

Treece. “We do speed limit reviews of roadways routinely and it more accurately reflects the conditions.” One of the biggest reasons for the change is the higher volumes of traffic on the road, preventing drivers from going a high rate of speed. Studies on traffic volume and average speed of cars on the road, along with requests from each city, has moved the changes forward. The Kenmore City Council voted to reduce the speed limit last month. But since the road is a state highway, it had to have state approval. “We have been asking them to for some time now,” said Kenmore Mayor David Baker. “Some of us on the council have been trying to do this since 2004.” But some on the Ken-

more City Council would have liked to see the speed reduced even more. “The speed limit through Bothell and Shoreline on SR-522 is 35 miles per hour,” said Baker. “That is the speed that I would have liked to see, but this is a start.” Baker said that for the council it is a matter of safety for Kenmore residents. Just last month a woman was trying to exit from a dental office on SR-522 in the 5700 block and was struck by a Metro bus. The woman had to be airlifted to Harborview Medical Center because it occurred at rush hour and the helicopter ride was the only way to get her to the hospital in a timely fashion. But WSDOT officials cautioned that the road is not dangerous.

“We always look at collisions,” said Mark Leth with the WSDOT. “It is right in range for the three-year average for a higher-volume arterial like this.” And while 40 is higher than the speed limits in Shoreline and Bothell, the stretch through Kenmore is a lot different with fewer stop lights than in Bothell and almost all straight and flat. “It doesn’t travel the same,” said Leth. “At 40 miles per hour it is closer in speed but they travel differently.” Leth said that there has been an increase in traffic on SR-522 since tolling began on the 520 bridge last year but that the study looked at traffic volume increases a lot further back when coming to the conclusion to lower the speed limit.

The speed limit on SR-522 has been reduced from 45 to 40 mph. MATT PHELPS, Kenmore Reporter

“There has been quite a bit of development in that area,” said Leth. But SR-522 is not the only road with a speed decrease. The main thoroughfare in Kenmore of 80th Avenue Northeast, which runs north from Bothell Way, will also see a speed limit reduction from 40 to 35 mph. Those

new speed limit signs will be placed this month. “In recent years, we have seen much additional residential construction, children and increased traffic on 80th and safety has been a big concern,” said Kenmore Councilman Allan Van Ness in a comment on a local Facebook page.

Kenmore residents press council on speed mitigation, safety for side roads plan for sidewalks.” at the meeting during the One of the biggest ispublic comment portion sues for candidates during were emotional when this election season for talking about Humphrey’s Kenmore City death and the Council has been “We gathered after safety of their the length of the meeting and loved ones as the 20-year plan we really could not they asked for that the city has leave because we speed bumps, adopted. Baker were overwhelmed signage, reflecpoints out that tors and other at the lack of the plan is to acknowledgement speed mitigation secure sidewalks and action that they items for the around schools street. will take.” first so that “We know Stephanie Krambrink children, who sidewalks are walk along the expensive,” said streets the most, Krambrink. “But are safe. this has been a concern The citizens who spoke for years. I want to know,

is this process or law? Because if it is law it needs to be revisited.” For Krambrink, much of the meeting was about frustration. “We weren���t told about ‘a process’ a year ago when we brought this up,” said Krambrink. “If we would have something might be in place right now.” Krambrink claims that the streets in the area have become busier since a light was installed at the intersection of Remington Drive and 61st Avenue Northeast a few months ago. She claims that driv-

ers have begun to use 62nd Avenue Northeast as a shortcut, driving fast on a road that has little room for error. Neighbors are also worried about their kids who stand on the side of the road to wait for school buses. One of the neighbors invited council members out to the site where Humphreys was killed and to walk the road. Krambrink said that Baker accepted the invitation and plans to meet with the neighbors this morning to discuss the issue further.

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Some residents emotions got the best of them while addressing the Kenmore City Council on Monday night. About 12 Kenmore neighbors gathered during the regularly scheduled city council meeting to ask their elected officials to take action after Kenmore resident Joseph David Humphreys was hit and killed in their neighborhood on Oct. 22. “We gathered after the meeting and we really could not leave because

we were overwhelmed at the lack of acknowledgement and action that they will take,” said Kenmore resident Stephanie Krambrink. Kenmore Mayor David Baker said that the council shares the neighbors’ concerns. “There is a prescribed procedure that we have to go through to do these things,” said Baker. “I am seriously just as frustrated at how long it takes to do something but it takes time. The council is very worried about safety. This is why we have a concrete

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to make sure it is safe for Kenmore residents.” Apple Cup itself. Tolling was a big topic of “November is the month the meeting between Inslee for action here,” Inslee told a and Reporter staff members. room full of Sound PublishToll mitigation issues for Lake ing editors and reporters on Washington bridges not only Oct. 25. “Actually, April and concern Northshore residents May were the months.” but also residents in Renton, The governor said he is the other bypass route, and disappointed the Senate was those living on Mercer Island. unable to come up with a “We have seen an increase transportation bill after six of about 12 percent in traffic months while the House volumes on 522,” said Baker. passed its legislation. Senate Some state lawmakers are Republicans opted not to aplooking at adding a toll to the prove the House bill in favor I-90 bridge to complete fundof launching a listening tour ing efforts for the 520 bridge. in Washington to explore The I-90 floating bridge and ways to find savings through the I-90 East Channel bridge reforms before pushing for are the only ways tax increases. “The first order on and off Mercer Inslee said that of business is, Island and many the House bill don’t dig the hole residents are fightwould have allocated $8.5 million any deeper . … ing the idea of a toll. “I get emails from It’s a scientific for State Route 522, principle, once people on Mercer which goes through you are in the Island asking me both Bothell and for help,” said Baker, Kenmore and is hole, stop who thinks that a used by many to digging.” toll on I-90 will only bypass tolls on the Gov. Jay Inslee exacerbate the issues 520 bridge. with elevated traffic Kenmore Mayor volumes on SR-522. David Baker said Toll mitigation for Kenthat the city has spent $12 more and Bothell, and cities million on SR-522 improvesuch as Lake Forest Park and ments. State routes are even Woodinville, is a big normally maintained by the issue. state government. Baker said All the cities signed a letter that the city could not wait to Inslee in March requesting for the state to get around to toll mitigation. the project. Inslee pointed out that “How long should we Kenmore received a $5.2 milwait?” asked Baker. “There lion grant from the Washare safety issues and we need

ington State Transportation Improvement Board this summer. Traffic volume increases also impact other roads through the four cities, including the Sammamish River Bridge in Kenmore, which links the neighborhoods of Inglewood and Finn Hill with downtown Kenmore and SR-522. The west span of the bridge was built in 1938 and needs to be replaced. It would cost an estimated $20 million for the project. “I have seen a bridge collapse,” said Inslee, referring to the Skagit River Bridge collapse in May. “And [the Sammamish River Bridge] is a perfect example of a bridge that needs the funding. It is why we need a transportation bill.” Inslee pointed out that the Skagit River Bridge, which was supposed to take six months to re-open, was repaired and opened in just a month. Inslee gave the credit to the new head of the Washington State Department of Transportation, Lynn Peterson, who sat in on the meeting. Inslee said that Peterson is implementing reforms within the department, such as improvements to permitting processes, cutting fat from projects and streamlining maintenance. What the state doesn’t need, said the governor, is

Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee talks with Reporter staff members. CRAIG GROSHART, Reporter Newspapers

to channel sales tax revenue from the general fund to the transportation fund, as Republican lawmakers have proposed, or removing sales tax from transportation projects entirely. That would mean stripping more money from education, Inslee said, which is a step backward in fulfilling the Washington Supreme Court’s ruling the state needs to invest $3-4 billion more into education. “The first order of business is, don’t dig the hole any deeper,” Inslee said. “There are people in one of the caucuses who suggested that let’s just dig that hole another $400 million deeper and take that money from the general fund that’s generated by sales tax from construction proj-

ects and move that money into the transportation fund. … It’s a scientific principle, once you are in the hole, stop digging.” While the governor said there are various avenues for approving a transportation plan, he doesn’t want to prejudge how the House and Senate will reach its final destination. Closing tax loopholes would be one method of cost savings, said Inslee, using as an example a tax exemption approved for the timber industry that oil and gas companies also are utilizing. The governor painted a bleak picture for the state should a transportation plan not be approved before the Apple Cup, which occurs on Black Friday. In King County, public transportation would be affected first. “The first thing that’s going to hit them between the eyes is the elimination of bus service, and that has an economic toll on our state,” said Inslee. “It makes it more frustrating to get to work in the morning, but it also takes an economic toll on our state. That means companies don’t move here because congestion increases. It means that workers are stuck in traffic, so they show up to work later because they used to be able to take a reliable bus to work. Now, they’re waiting in their car sitting in a traffic jam

waiting to get to Microsoft. It takes economic productivity out of the state.” Inslee said he understands the frustration of King County residents facing potential tolling of the I-90 bridge between Interstate 5 in Seattle and Interstate 405 in Bellevue to make up the $1.4 billion shortfall for completion of the 520 bridge project. He added the collapse of the I-5 bridge over the Skagit River earlier this year highlights the importance of proper maintenance. Tolling I-90 is an uncertainty, and there are several options being considered, including 11 alternatives that would mitigate the impact to Mercer Islanders. Increasing the state gas tax is also a possibility. “They need to talk to their legislators now about this issue,” he said. “And here’s the reason: The more they convince legislators to find a solution that is not tolling, the better off they are. The more they convince their legislators to raise the $1.4 billion for 520 in some other way, which might mean a gas tax, it might mean licensing fees, whatever their other solution is, the less pressure there will be on tolling.” But other means of paying for the 520 bridge, like a gas tax, may not be an easy sell in Eastern Washington.

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Initiative 522 – badly written, costly and misleading Consumers would pay higher grocery prices “Economic studies show I-522 would increase grocery prices for Washington families by hundreds of dollars per year.” Dan Newhouse, Former Director Washington State Department of Agriculture

Many food labels would be false and inaccurate “Initiative 522 is so badly written it would require some foods to be labeled as genetically engineered, even if they're not. It would give consumers misleading information.” Ken Eikenberry, Former Washington State Attorney General

I-522 won’t give consumers what they’re looking for “Initiative 522 isn't based on sound science and wouldn't give consumers accurate or reliable information. I-522 would not make our food any safer, but it would make our food more expensive.” Dr. Nancy Auer, Former President Washington State Medical Association*

“Washington voters and consumers can serve their best interests by voting No on I-522.” Seattle Times Editorial, 10/5/13

“I-522 doesn’t live up to its own truth-inpackaging claims.” Tacoma News Tribune Editorial, 10/6/13

“Labeling needs to be done the right way, and I-522 falls short.” Everett Herald Editorial, 10/16/13

“Exemptions for everything from dairy and beef products to restaurant foods render much of I-522 meaningless to consumers.” The Spokesman-Review Editorial, 10/22/13

“[I-522] would confuse rather than inform, so voters should reject this poorly worded and deceptive initiative.” The Olympian Editorial, 10/22/13

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phreys as a Ford F-150 pickup truck. Detectives received a phone call at 1:34 p.m. from Jones’s mother advising that her daughter may have been involved in the accident. Jones and her mother then went to Kenmore City Hall, where she turned herself in to police. She told police she was “probably driving a little faster than she should have. She was lighting her cigarette when she felt a bump. She looked up and did not see anything.” Jones continued on to the store where she accidentally hit a light pole. “She got out of the truck and saw the damage. She thought that it was a lot of damage for a little hit,” the documents continue. After returning home she went for a walk to see what she had hit in the road. She said that after hearing media reports that police were looking for a Ford truck “it made sense to her that she was the one.” Jones lived in Arizona from 2011 until March of this year, when she began living with her parents in Kenmore. She has no known

Joseph David Humphreys was killed on Oct. 22 in a hit-and-run. MATT PHELPS, Bothell Reporter

criminal history but did receive a speeding ticket in December of 2008 and a traffic violation for following too close in De-

cember of 2010, according to court documents. Jones will be arraigned on Nov. 7 at King County Superior Court.

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ungrateful. The truth is that kids learn to be appreciative by watching others, especially their parents. As parents, it’s easy to get caught in the day-to-day temper tantrums, arguments and homework struggles, and forget the things you really appreciate about your child or teen. Likewise, kids feel lower self-worth when they are not valued, or frequently reminded of what they need to do, or what they aren’t doing.

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A HISTORY OF HARD WORK Cung grew up in Vietnam, initially working as a schoolteacher for about five years before joining the Vietnamese military. He served for 21 years, and when the Communists took over the country, he was sent to a labor camp, where he stayed for three years from 1975-78. He then spent about a year performing more labor in one of the country’s “New Economic Zones.” Cung escaped in 1980, and on March 5 of that year, he fled Vietnam by boat. This was followed by seven months in a refugee camp in Malaysia. He arrived in

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the United States on Oct. 8, 1980. Once he arrived in Washington — the only state he has lived in — Cung attended Lake Washington Institute of Technology for two years and Bellevue Community College (now Bellevue College) for one year. He took classes to learn English as well as bookkeeping. Although his English skills needed work, he said he had some experience with the language before coming to the states. “When I was in the military, I worked with American advisers,” he explained. All of the hard work Cung has done throughout his life has transferred to his duties at Redmond Heights. “He’s a machine. I wish I could clone him,” said Dawna Talman, Redmond Heights’ executive chef and Cung’s supervisor. “I know that the job’s going to get done. I don’t have to tell him what to do. He just knows.”

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the younger (employees)” as he is similar in age to them. Doris Thompson, who has been living at Redmond Heights for 11 years, said Cung is an amazing man. The 95-year-old said his nickname is “Speedy” because he will know in advance what people want to eat and is always quick and on top of things. “Your oatmeal would be in front of you before you’d hardly gotten

seated,” she said. Mary Jane Brooke, an 81-year-old Redmond Heights resident of about a year, added that Cung “just runs,” which is impressive as not many people their age can move like that. She said she is always happy on Sundays and Mondays because those are the days Cung works. “We’ll just miss his activity,” Brooke said. “He always greets you, asks if you have everything you need…I just know he’s

www.bothell-reporter.com • www.kenmore-reporter.com going to be missed even though he only works two days a week.” She added that because Cung still speaks with a Vietnamese accent, it may be difficult for people to understand him from time to time — especially for those using hearing aids. However, Cung never gets impatient and will repeat himself until people can understand, Brooke said. And while everyone at Redmond Heights will miss Cung, he said he will

miss them, as well. “I’ll miss my friends, my co-workers, my boss,” he said. “They’re so nice to me.”

PLANS FOR THE FUTURE Cung currently lives in Bothell with one of his sons. He has three sons who all live in Washington. His two daughters are living in California, and he visits them every year. From his five children, he has 13 grandchildren, as well. Cung said once he retires he plans to relax.

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Michael R. Evanger Michael R. Evanger was born in Port Angeles, Wash, and passed away Sept. 27 at the Franciscan Hospice, University Place. Michael was a friend to many, always ready to reach out to help those in need, and freely shared his skills and knowledge. He will be greatly missed by those he touched and loved.

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Michael is survived Utah and Colorado. by his wife of 34 years, Michael began his Caroline of Suquamish, schooling in Port Angeles, Wash.; his parents Robert moving with his famand Virginia Evanger of ily to Bothell where he Bothell; daughter Chrisgraduated Bothell High tina Duquette of School in 1970. Sterling, Va.; son Returning to Port and daughter-inAngeles, Michael law David and studied architecNicole Evanger, tural drafting at with grandchilPeninsula College. dren Ethan and His lifelong love of Kaylee of Hayes, Michael Evanger the outdoors blosVa. Michael is also somed during this survived by three time as Michael brothers: Bert, Eric and spent his free time hikMark; one sister, Anna, ing and climbing in the and many aunts, uncles, Olympic National Park or cousins, nieces and neph- dirt biking in the forests ews throughout Washing- above his home in Port ton, Oregon, California, Angeles. Michael worked as a master finish carpenter from Everett to Tacoma, Gig Harbor to Port Angeles, leaving a legacy of beautiful homes, houseboats, condominiums, and many commercial projects in Seattle, Tacoma and Bremerton. A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, Michael was honorably discharged in 1975 with the rank of corporal. Michael enjoyed wood carving, fly fishing, photography, kayaking, sailing, and hiking/ snow shoeing throughout Washington. He was a member of the Friends of Point No Point Lighthouse, and Kitsap Audubon Society. He was awarded for his wood carvings in the Kitsap County Woodcarvers annual shows. Burial is scheduled for 1 p.m. Dec. 6, with honors, at the Mt Tahoma National Cemetery. Donations, in lieu of flowers, can be made in Michael’s name to: Make-a-Wish, Alaska and Washington, 811 First Ave., Suite 520, Seattle, WA 98104; (800) 3049476. 906623

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NPAC holds annual fundraiser at Cascadia The Northshore Performing Arts Center (NPAC) held its annual fundraising luncheon Friday at Cascadia Community College’s Mobius Hall. “Preliminary numbers for spring for the Arts is just under $8,000 gross,” said Kate Lunceford with the NPAC foundation. Nationally recognized children’s author and Kenmore resident Kirby Larson was the main speaker and connected arts in Northshore schools with social complications far beyond the classroom.

Larson drew upon her experience as both a parent and former Northshore School Director to point out that live theater provides a growing minds with a setting in which to grasp issues and explore solutions, while at the same time, being a witness and participant. The fundraiser allows NPAC to pay for live theater presented in Northshore elementary schools. Last year the luncheon funded 4000 local shows for grade school students. In addition, NPAC books and presents professional theater in the state-ofthe-art theater, located on the Bothell High School campus. Its current season is underway and further information can be learned via the NPAC website. Additional entertainment was provided by the Bothell High School Jazz Choir, under the direction of Sheryl Erickson. The program was emceed by NPAC president Suzette Hart.

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player DeAndre Yedlin and AT&T rewarded 30 youth soccer players and their parents from Bothell, Edmonds, Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace last night. The Northwest Nationals youth soccer club won ‘Sound Off,’ a campaign that challenged Washington Youth Soccer players to lead a no texting while driving pledge drive, and spread the word to family, friends and neighbors about the dangers of distracted driving. Yedlin took photographs, signed autographs and met personally with players from the Northwest Nationals – the youth soccer team that drove the most ‘It Can Wait’ pledges. “When it comes to texting while driving, “It Can Wait” is the message that we want to score with soccer players and fans in Washington,” said Sounders FC defender DeAndre Yedlin. “Texting and driving is a serious issue with dangerous consequences.” A movement is accomplished through the voices and actions of everyone, including our kids. That is why the Seattle Sounders FC and AT&T launched the ‘Sound Off ’ challenge. Aspiring to create a social stigma around this dangerous habit of texting while

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driving, AT&T and the Seattle Sounders challenged the Washington Youth Soccer organization and its more than 115,000 members and 200 clubs across all parts of the state to get involved, spread the word and encourage their parents to take the pledge to never text and drive. As of today, the campaign has garnered 1,785 pledges to never text and drive. “As a club, Northwest Nationals is a collection of families. Our athletes compete at a high level and, as such, they spend a tremendous amount of time on the road traveling to games and practices,” said Scott Newman, Nationals Director of Coaching. “We encouraged our families to sign the pledge as a way to

help keep our roads safer.” “Texting while driving doesn’t only affect teens. In a recent survey conducted by AT&T, nearly half of commuters admitted to texting while driving which is more than teens,” said AT&T Washington State President Bob Bass. “But our research also shows that speaking up can prove to be successful in stopping these behaviors. In fact, 90 percent of survey respondents said they’d stop if someone in the car asked them to. That is why we are encouraging kids to speak up, raise awareness and encourage driving members of their families to make a commitment to drive focused and distraction-free.”

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North Creek Forest awarded Land and Water grant The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) announced $793,030 in grants Monday for three projects, including one in Bothell, from the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund. The grant for $43,030 will go towards partial funding to preserve Bothell’s last urban forest, North Creek Forest. The long-awaited completion of the Point Defiance Missing Link in Tacoma will receive $500,000, while the renovation at a public pool in Chehalis that serves

thousands of children each summer will receive the remaining $250,000. North Creek Forest is a scenic woodland home to pileated woodpeckers and black-tailed deer just one mile from Bothell City Hall and within walking distance from school for 9,000 students who could use the forest as an outdoor laboratory. “Without this LWCF grant, we risk losing Bothell’s last urban forest. That would be a tragedy not only for the wildlife which call these woods home, but

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Lack of full funding for the program has created a huge backlog of unmet need. This year, nine unfunded projects will move to next year’s funding list. “Full dedicated funding for LWCF is essential to ensure that more of these investments are successful in communities across Washington. We thank Senators Cantwell and Murray and Congresswoman Suzan DelBene for their work to ensure protection for our outdoors,” said Joanna Grist, Executive Director of the Washington Wildlife

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