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Longtime Cubmaster retires from Woodinville Cub Scout Pack 422

  • Written by Kirsten Abel, Features Writer

Chris Callahan, Cubmaster of Cub Scout Pack 422 in Woodinville, received an Outstanding Cubmaster Award and a Cubmaster’s Key Certificate at Thursday’s pack meeting on October 20.

“You know I don’t do it for the awards. I do it for each one of you guys,” Callahan said at the meeting in front of 20 or more of his Cub Scouts.

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Cascade Recycling: ‘What we do with what you throw away’

  • Written by Lisa Allen, Editor

First thought upon entering Cascade Recycling Center’s massive sorting facility in Woodinville: “Boy, we sure throw away a lot of stuff.”

No question about that. The amount of “stuff” in view is mind-boggling. It’s everywhere; piles of it, bales of it and on conveyor belts on the way to being sorted. Wide belts moving big flattened boxes rumble alongside smaller belts that carry bits of broken glass. Paper is everywhere.

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Local craftsman merges fine art and functionality

  • Written by Kirsten Abel, Features Writer

Sean Carleton builds fine furniture pieces that double as works of art. Local, sustainable wood and steel are his materials of choice, which he combines to create tables, chairs, stools, shelves and other items that you’d never find in a typical furniture store.  

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