Veterans Day at Brittany Park

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

On Veterans Day, Fairwinds-Brittany Park in Woodinville provided a lively and informative musical presentation by local band Jazzbestos. Veterans at Brittany Park then gathered for a group photo. (Courtesy photo)

Fairwinds Brittany Park Veterans 2015

Woodinville shelter gives women and their babies a fresh start

  • Written by Emily Hamann

A fence and trees separate the big house from the road. The front garden has a path that winds through the trees to the wide front porch, a pack of strollers gathered in one corner. Inside, soft carpet and cozy couches greet visitors.

To the women who come here, from off the street, or living in their cars, it’s like an oasis. For them, and their babies.
Special Delivery is a ministry of Overlake Christian Church. It’s a housing program for young pregnant women who are experiencing homelessness.

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The 1990 flood: One life, hundreds of dairy cows lost

  • Written by Lisa Allen, Editor

25 years later, for mom and baby rescued from floodwaters, an emotional reunion

A fatal mistake

“We made a bad choice,” Amie Vaughn admits.

She was Amie Scott then, 25 years ago this month. It was late in the evening on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, when she, her husband Scot and their 6-month-old baby boy were on their way home to Duvall from a trip to see her father on Whidbey Island. When they reached the intersection of Woodinville-Duvall Road and West Snoqualmie Valley Road, they made a fateful decision to follow the lights of other cars and trucks that were going around barricades that had been placed there to block the flooded road from traffic.

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