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Bothell student wins national award for English learners club

  • Written by Emily Hamann

Doing well in school can be challenging. But it can be even harder if your teachers and classmates speak a language you don’t understand very well.

That is what it was like for the students Leah Shin met in her English Language Learners class in elementary school. Shin spoke English, but her parents speak both English and Korean at their home in Bothell, so she had to take the class.

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Curtain Call Theatre NW presents Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Claudio loves Hero and Hero Claudio and nothing seems capable of keeping them apart. Claudio’s friend Benedick loves Beatrice and Beatrice Benedick, but (because neither will admit it) nothing seems capable of bringing them together. Only the intrigues of a resentful prince force Benedick to prove his love for Beatrice – by killing his best friend.

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Family’s film work helps bigfoot legend come to life

  • Written by Briana Gerdeman

For Doug, Cameron and Carson Hudson, making the legend of sasquatch come to life was a family affair. The father, sister and brother spent a month last summer in Roslyn, Washington working on the set of “Valley of the Sasquatch,” which will have its West Coast premiere at the Seattle International Film Festival this weekend.

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Kenmore woman feeds those in need with Tatyana’s Little Kitchen

  • Written by Emily Hamann

In her kitchen at her Kenmore home, Tatyana Stronks slices, sautes, boils and bakes to serve local families.
“I just have a huge passion for food,” she said.

When Tatyana Stronks is not working as a nanny or training to be a doula, she is cooking meals for people in need.
She started Tatyana’s Little Kitchen last year to help feed struggling families. She does catering and makes meals for people; all she asks is that they reimburse the cost of ingredients. Or if they can’t afford that, their meal is free. Some of her customers donate extra money to cover the costs of those who can’t pay.

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The Woodinville Heritage Society is celebrating its 40th year

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

What would you have seen if you had come to Woodinville in 1975?

You would have seen a quiet little town with mostly houses lining a two-lane concrete road that is now NE 175th, our main street. There were no stoplights and the only stop signs were at a three-way stop at NE 175th and 131st Avenue NE.

If you were looking for entertainment, you would have gone to Woodinville Tavern on the west side of the river, now McCorry’s on the Slough. If you were looking for rakes or shovels or hardware you would have gone to Woodinville Hardware on the southwest corner of NE 175th and 131st NE. The Woods family owned and operated the small town hardware which was a gathering place for many a do-it-yourselfer. ARCO is on that corner today.

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