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Woodinville Fire & Rescue assists with wildfires throughout the state

  • Written by Briana Gerdeman

Six firefighters from Woodinville Fire & Rescue are lending a hand to halt the wildfires that are sweeping across the state. The local firefighters have been stationed at the Chelan Complex fire in central Washington and the Grizzly Bear Complex fire in southeast Washington.

The six firefighters are Larry Laurent, Jason Bressler, Ian D’Ambrosia, Jeff Smith, Seth Merritt and Tony Woods, said Ron Suggs, wildland coordinator for Woodinville Fire & Rescue. They’ve been there two weeks as of last Friday, and some are extending their stay to three weeks.

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Dirt project on Hollywood Hill will be finished by end of the year

  • Written by Briana Gerdeman

A project in the Mounterra subdivision of Hollywood Hill marked by a massive pile of dirt has taken twice as long as expected, but there’s an end in sight. The work is scheduled to be done by October.

“We understand the neighbors’ frustrations as our own, so we’re hoping it will be done by October or November,” said Phyllis Dunmire, who lives in Mounterra. She and her late husband temporarily served as leaders of the Mounterra Homeowners Association. “We’re apologetic to the neighbors, but we’ve suffered too.”

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Go green with Kirkland’s Sustainability Education Series tours and movie night

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Are you curious what happens to your recycling after it’s picked up at the curb? Do you want to know how plastic bottles get separated from aluminum cans? Are you puzzled how Everest Creek gets to Lake Washington? Do you wonder what happens in the storm drains? See for yourself on tours offered through the fourth annual Kirkland Sustainability Education Series. Watch one couple survive on discarded food alone at our Outdoor Movie Night at Carillon Point — and learn what you can do at home to waste less food.

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Redmond Historical Society announces speaker schedule

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The Redmond Historical Society announced the schedule for its 2015-16 Saturday Speaker Series that begins on Sept. 12th at 10:30 a.m. at the Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center. The series features eight speakers addressing topics of local, state and Pacific Northwest historical interest.

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Make plans for fall growing, eating, living classes offered at 21 Acres

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Fall is a favorite time of year. The harvest is abundant, folks are back in the kitchen and not at the grill, and many are taking the time to plant fall gardens and get organized after a busy summer. It’s time to Think Fresh, learn new skills or explore a completely new area of interest.

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