Local bike shop keeps community’s wheels turning

  • Written by Emily Hamann

For decades, there’s been a bicycle shop on 175th Street in Woodinville. It’s hopped across the street, changed storefronts a few times, but Woodinville Bicycle is a city institution. And it’s a rare breed.

It’s one of the few shops that only deals in bicycles and bicycle equipment. That’s apparent as soon as you walk in. Bicycles stand in rows covering the floor space and the walls, even hanging from the ceiling.

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Local fitness studio offers workouts just for elementary-age girls

  • Written by Briana Gerdeman

girls 2682Takiyah Brown (center) shows students at 5 G.E.M.S. how to use agility ladders. (Photo by Briana Gerdeman) 

When Takiyah Brown joined a gym and brought her daughters, age 8 and 10, to the gym’s kids club, she was frustrated that they spent the time coloring pictures rather than exercising.

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Woodinville Women of History: Ellen Priest DeYoung

  • Written by Woodinville Heritage Society

Ellen DeYoung may have felt like a pioneer in 1925 when she arrived in Woodinville from Kent. Her husband John had just purchased the contents of Clara Teegarden’s store for his future Woodinville Mercantile because he wanted his own business.  

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Local girl helps kids who are suffering loss, even a decade after her death

  • Written by Emily Hamann

In between the rock climbing, s’mores and canoeing, there are sharing circles, art therapy and grief education. It’s not a normal summer camp.

Camp Erin is for kids and teens who are dealing with the death of someone important to them. It’s a free weekend camp; kids arrive on Friday and leave on Sunday, and in between they get support in their grief, learn coping skills and gain back their hope.

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