Bothell http://www.kplu.org en Notice our new building? Health clinics prepare for bigger role http://www.kplu.org/post/notice-our-new-building-health-clinics-prepare-bigger-role <p></p><p>Physical signs of President Obama’s health care law are springing up across western Washington. Wherever you live, there’s probably one nearby. They’re medical clinics that cater to low-income people--and they are in growth mode. Wed, 16 Jan 2013 08:04:00 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 7553 at http://www.kplu.org Notice our new building? Health clinics prepare for bigger role Utility crews struggling to keep up with ice storm http://www.kplu.org/post/utility-crews-struggling-keep-ice-storm <p>Upwards of 250,000 homes served by Puget Sound Energy are without power &ndash; and some of the outages are expected to last a long as 4 days. Two of the region&#39;s other utilities were also reporting outages, bringing the total to about 280,000.</p><p>The ice storm is causing road closures and power outages all over the region.</p><p>Pierce, Thurston and Northeast King County are hardest hit.</p><p>As wet snow melts and then re-freezes, its weight is breaking tree limbs near roads or pulling entire trees out of the ground.</p> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 13:45:45 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 3839 at http://www.kplu.org Utility crews struggling to keep up with ice storm Bothell taking snow in stride http://www.kplu.org/post/bothell-taking-snow-stride <p>Northshore School District took a snow day today after seven inches of snow in the Bothell area on Sunday and a few more in the days since.&nbsp;</p><p>Snowplows have been out, so the main roads are mostly clear, but many back roads and&nbsp;cul-de-sacs can be trickier to navigate.</p><p> Wed, 18 Jan 2012 00:31:34 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 3781 at http://www.kplu.org Bothell taking snow in stride For Bothell parks, housing bust means more forest http://www.kplu.org/post/bothell-parks-housing-bust-means-more-forest <p>BOTHELL, Wash. &mdash; From the freeway, it looks like just another patch of woods ripe for new housing development once the economy revives.</p><div><p>From the air, the forested stretch along I-405 reveals itself as part of a green ribbon buffering an active salmon creek. The appearance of a &quot;sold&quot; sign in mid-December marked a 35-acre patch of western red cedar, western hemlock and Douglas fir as property of the city of Bothell.</p><p> Thu, 29 Dec 2011 17:47:36 +0000 The Associated Press 3569 at http://www.kplu.org For Bothell parks, housing bust means more forest