Molbak’s customers donate more than 2,400 pounds of fresh produce to food banks

  • Written by Briana Gerdeman

From a small zipper bag of tomatoes to boxes of fresh produce, this summer Woodinville residents donated extra produce from their gardens, no matter how much or how little, to area food banks through Molbak’s Garden + Home and Hopelink.

The program, called Share the Harvest, began in 2009. On Saturdays in August and September, anyone could drop off fresh homegrown produce at Molbak’s to donate to food banks through Hopelink.

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Woodinville Chamber tourism team launches Visit Woodinville website

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The Woodinville Chamber Tourism Marketing Committee announced the launch of a new Visit Woodinville tourism website at The new site features seasonal content, photography, tourism business listings and a mobile-friendly design. This project also included development of a new tourism brand, Visit Woodinville logo, color palette, district icons and messaging, which are featured throughout the website and will be used in future tourism marketing and media activities. All Woodinville tourism-related businesses are invited to submit a listing here:

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I-90 weekend detours return for drivers heading across Lake Washington Oct. 9-12

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Weekend-long directional closures of the Interstate 90 outer roadways resume starting the weekend of Oct. 9-12. Four more weekend-long directional closures are scheduled to be completed before the end of 2015.

The closures will allow contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation and Sound Transit to continue upgrading the operations systems inside the Mount Baker tunnel and Mercer Island lid. The work also sets the stage for light rail service across I-90.

During the weekend-long closure, all westbound traffic between Bellevue Way and Rainier Avenue South will be reduced to one lane and detoured into the I-90 express lanes.

Jury Scam Alert

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

There have been a large volume of fraudulent calls that are allegedly coming from the King County Sheriff’s Office saying there is a warrant out for your arrest for not showing up for jury duty, or something about nonpayment of back taxes. This is a scam!

The Sheriff’s Office does not solicit for funds over the phone under any circumstances.

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