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Woodinville City Council Candidate Forum: Get to Know the Candidates

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The Woodinville Chamber and Rotary Club of Woodinville will co-host a Woodinville City Council Candidate Forum, to be moderated by Michelle Millman, KIRO TV News anchor and Woodinville resident. The event is intended to give Woodinville voters an opportunity to get to know the candidates and learn their positions on issues that will affect the city. The entire community is cordially invited to attend.

Woodinville City Council Candidate Forum
Carol Edwards Center
Madrona Room
17401 133rd Ave NE
 Woodinville, WA 98072

September 21, 2017
7:00pm – 8:30pm

Four positions will be on the ballot this November 2017:
Position 1:  
Paula Waters/Unopposed
Position 3:  
 James Evans/Unopposed
Position 5:  
Susan Boundy-Sanders/
Gary Harris
Position 7:  
Bernie Talmas/Brad Walker

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DeYoung Park: It’s Not About the Park

  • Written by Elaine Cook

There’s a BUZZ going on in Woodinville about what the city is about to do with its civic campus, and with DeYoung Park.

Years ago, this ¾ of an acre piece of land was deeded to the city, because someone cared deeply that the old Douglas fir trees in this spot be saved. Across from Molbaks, next to The Big Fish Grill, and in the heart of Woodinville, sits DeYoung Park. Named for and by one of the founding families of this dear city, it sits quietly and unassumingly in the most active part of town. Left surrounded by hedges, wisteria, and overgrown drought-resistant plants, this sweet spot in Woodinville was left underutilized. That was until three summers ago when the Woodinville Famers Market moved into the park on Saturdays in the summer.

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Waste Management wins national award for recycling outreach

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Waste Management’s Youth  Education   Program  in Snohomish County has won a prestigious national award for its innovative recycling outreach to elementary and middle school students. The award is from the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), the nation’s leading profession-al association in the solid waste field.
“Waste Management provides innovative waste reduction and recycling outreach programs to elementary and middle schools in Snohomish County,” said Michelle Metzler, WM’s Manager for Recycling, Education and Outreach. “Our goal is to educate students, staff, and families about waste reduction and recycling, and to increase recycling at school and at home.”

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Woodinville Fire & Rescue Receives New Fire Engines

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Woodinville Fire & Rescue now has three new fire engines to protect the community. The previous engines were nearing the end of their service life and ready to be replaced. Those who attended the annual pancake breakfast and Celebrate Woodinville parade on August 19 got a first glimpse of the new engines. At the time of the parade, the engines were still in the process of final adjustments and being outfitted with equipment. Now, all three engines are in service and responding to emergencies at each of the District’s three fire stations.

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Rotary urges city to pause for “Peace”

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Woodinville residents are asked to join Rotarians around the world to pause September 21 to endorse the international service club’s initiative for world peace.

Appearing at a recent Woodinville City Council meeting, Woodinville Rotary Past President Erv DeSmet appealed to the council to recognize the peace effort by declaring Sept. 21 as International Peace Day in greater Woodinville, joining the city of Seattle in doing so.

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