Kenmore’s busiest intersection was less hectic in the good old days! The main intersection in downtown Kenmore, at 68th Ave. NE & Bothell Way, has seen many changes over the years. One of the earliest known enterprises was a dance hall, built by S.E. Hitsman, that opened in 1917. Only
The Red Brick Road Through Kenmore Roads were primitive or nonexistent for early settlers in the Kenmore area. They relied heavily on the waterways and later the railroad to get from place to place. From the late 1800s, however, there always was a wagon road of sorts between Seattle and
The rise and fall of train transportation through Kenmore 1885 to 1971 By Jo Ann Evans, October 4, 2018 Imagine living in Seattle over a hundred years ago before World War I and planning an exciting Sunday excursion to Kenmore and environs by train. Train travel for business and pleasure in the Seattle
Jo Ann Evans, March 30, 2018 In 1976, my husband and I were searching for a home roomy enough to hold our restored 1924 theatre pipe organ. We found what we were looking for in Kenmore, just up the hill from the drive-in movie theatre. Can you believe we watched movies—silently with binoculars—from
Gary Jang, March 26, 2018 Henry Jang, my dad, traveled by boat from China to the United States in 1925. We don’t know the circumstances, but we do know he was sponsored by a Chinese man in South Dakota. Dad’s name was Zhang, a common name in China. Entering the states, men
David Maehren, March 26, 2018 Let’s look at some recent law-enforcement history through the 37-year career of Deputy Gary Zornes of the King County Sheriff’s Office. Gary’s career began in October, 1980. After graduating from the police academy, he was assigned to the North Precinct in Kenmore, serving unincorporated areas of
Kevin Daniels, March 22, 2018 First, we want you to know that Daniels Real Estate will host a design meeting in the spring at the Saint Edward Seminary building. Community members will be introduced to the project team working on the historic redevelopment of the seminary as the Lodge at St.
Char Crawford, March 14, 2018 I love families, especially my own, and I love fashions. That’s why I’m thrilled to start writing a monthly blog that will deal with both subjects. I’ve discovered that honoring fashions of the past is not only fun and fascinating, but also fosters understanding of our