Archive for April 2017

“I Never Dreamed I’d Be a Politician”

Read on for yet another remarkable story to come out of the Bothell community, about a woman who began advocating for her children’s education and ended up in the Washington State Senate. Here’s to former State Senator McAuliffe (ret. 2016) and other notable women of the Pacific Northwest — past, present and future. “Washington State…

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Getting to know 1939 Ensemble

1939 Ensemble invited us into their North Portland practice space to talk about the formation of their band and how they developed their unique sound. We also got to capture them performing one of their new songs, “Hourglass,” before they hit the road to go on tour with Tortoise and RJD2, a tour that is…

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Bitter Harvest: Chinese Hop Farmers in the Willamette Valley in the Early 1900s

On Wednesday, May 3, we’re pleased to host Bitter Harvest, part of Oregon Humanities’ This Land project, which collects and connects stories about land, home, belonging, and identity by Oregon’s communities of color. The presentation in the Kennedy Theater about early 20th-century Chinese hop farmers in the Willamette Valley will include three film shorts, a…

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Mark Your Polish Calendars

Like you, we have questions pop into our heads from time to time, questions that we ponder but never actively seek answers, until they start our brains a-festering. For example, why is there an eagle on the Polish national flag? Why is it white? And why is the McMenamins pub on Russell Street in North…

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Ron, Anderson School & Nardo Land

Our guest rooms at Anderson School in Bothell, WA, are named for teachers and administrators as well as for people who helped shape and inspire the Bothell community. And so we introduce Ron Nardone… Not only was Ron a student at Anderson, but he continues to enrich the lives of students in the area through…

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