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County Council committee meeting

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

council at 21 acresPictured at large table from back to front: Councilmembers Jane Hague, Rod Dembowski, Pete von Reichbauer, Dave Upthegrove, Joe McDermott and Kathy Lambert. (Photo courtesy of Garrett Holbrook)

The King County Council’s Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee met in Woodinville at 21 Acres last Tuesday. The committee discussed Woodinville’s wine and food tourism industry, the need to simplify farming regulations and efforts to increase the amount of local food produced and consumed.

Man killed by forklift at Lynnwood business

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

At approximately 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 18, a 69-year-old man from Bothell was struck by a forklift while walking through a parking lot of a Lynnwood business located in the 4000 block of 198th St SW.

The victim was a business customer.

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‘Alabama Band Bandit’ bank robber caught

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The man suspected of robbing at least five banks last month was arrested Aug. 19. Nicknamed the “Alabama Band Bandit,” the 40-year-old Woodinville man was apprehended by the Snohomish County Violent Offender Task Force (SCVOTF) near 128th St SW and I-5 around 1 p.m.

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Rope rescue in Lake Forest Park

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

At 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20, the Northshore Fire Department responded to the 15300 block of Bothell Way NE to a report of an unknown aged man who had fallen approximately 60 feet down a steep ravine. Upon arrival, crews received information from the Lake Forest Park Police that officers were with a slightly injured male patient who was unable to walk out of the ravine on his own. The Technical Rescue Team from the Northshore Fire Department brought the patient up the ravine in a rescue litter with the aid of a specialized rope system.

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