45th District State Senate Luncheon Debate

  • Written by David B. Clark

Crowds of people eager for Washington’s 45th District luncheon debate between Manka Dhingra (D) and Jinyoung Lee Englund (R) gathered at the Microsoft Conference Center (16070 NE 36th Way Building 33, Kodiak Auditorium, Redmond, WA 98052) on October 10th to better understand the candidates’ hopes, aspirations, and stances on many topics that will directly affect Woodinville when one becomes elected. Woodinville sits centered in the 45th while the entire area stretches from Kirkland to the west, Duvall on the east, and Sammamish down south.

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Outdoor Burning Opens October 21

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Residential outdoor burning for a portion of Woodinville Fire & Rescue’s service area will be allowed during the last two weekends in October (Saturday & Sunday only). Burning will be allowed on October 21, 22, 28 and 29. Outdoor burning is limited to the area east of Avondale Road and Paradise Lake Road. Residential outdoor burning may be suspended in the event of an area burn ban issued by WFR or the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency.

Residential outdoor burning means the outdoor burning of leaves, clippings, prunings and other yard and gardening refuse originating on the property. A full list of regulations are available on the burn permit required for all outdoor burning.

Anyone within the above area wishing to burn must submit a burn permit prior to burning. Burn permits are available at any of the WF&R fire stations or online at For additional information go to or call 425-483-2131.

Genealogy Workshop - Wed. Oct. 18th

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Genealogy is the fastest growing hobby in the United States.  Do you want to learn more about your family’s history and don’t know where to start? These are not classes, we provide individualized assistance.

The next workshop is Wednesday October 18, any time between  6-9 p.m. There is no charge and WiFi is available.  Please bring your computer, and any information about your family you have.

Come with all your questions! The Woodinville Heritage Museum is located at 14121 NE 171st St, Woodinville.

Two New Park Structures Ready for Play in Woodinville

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Both park play structures at Wilmot Gateway Park and Woodinville Heights Park feature brand new play equipment hand-selected by children in the community.

The process began with community input: in May, multiple design options were presented to the Parks and Recreation Commission for consideration.

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Free Workshops by Woodinville Police Department

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Workshop 1—FRAUD
Wed., 10/25, 7-9 p.m.
Every year, thousands of people lose money to telephone scams. Scammers use exaggerated prizes, products or services as bait. Have you ever received a call from someone claiming to be the IRS or Microsoft? Experienced the "grandson" scam? Learn about the signs of a scam such as travel packages, credit and loans and sham or exaggerated business and investment opportunities. Learn how to recognize a scam and protect yourself from being a victim. Space is limited, register for free on Eventbrite:

Wed., 11/8, 7-9 p.m.
A deputy is involved in a shooting and the news reports that the deputy has been placed on Administrative Leave. What does that mean? Follow the investigative process of an officer involved shooting from beginning to end. Video/audio from an actual case will be used. Space is limited, register for free on Eventbrite:

Wed., 11/15, 7-9 p.m.
The TI training simulator puts you into real life scenarios that law enforcement deputies deal with every day.  Deputies from the King County Sheriff’s Office Training Unit will bring the TI Training Simulator to this workshop and afford you the opportunity to go through this interactive TI Simulator. Space is limited, register for free on Eventbrite:

Mon., 12/11, 7-9 p.m.
By the end of June this year, the Woodinville Police responded to approximately 75 calls for service concern-ing those with mental health concerns. These calls range from people suffering from suicidal thoughts/actions, folks calling for help regarding a family member experiencing a mental health crisis and 911 calls from citizens reporting their concern for someone “acting out in public” which is causing concern for their safety and the safety of others. We will talk about the types of mental health concerns we are currently facing and what law enforcement can and cannot do regarding our response to those experiencing mental health concerns. Currently, every Woodinville deputy has attended an 8-hour Crisis Intervention Training. This coming year all deputies will be required to attend 40 hours of Crisis Intervention Training. Space is limited, register for free on Eventbrite: