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  • Written by By Calvin Goings Regional Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration

As the voice for our nation’s entrepreneurs, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) celebrates small businesses each and every day. When our small businesses do well, our communities do well. That’s why, as part of our annual tradition, we are asking you to join millions of Americans and “shop small” on Small Business Saturday™, Nov. 29.

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Thanksgiving travel alert: More than 46 million Americans plan a getaway

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

AAA Travel projects 46.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2007 and a 4.2 percent increase from 2013. Almost 90 percent of travelers (41.3 million) plan to celebrate the holiday with a road trip, which is good news for Washingtonians, who will enjoy the lowest Thanksgiving gas prices in five years. The Thanksgiving holiday travel period is defined as Wednesday, Nov. 26 through Sunday, Nov. 30.

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Fun Run

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

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Cottage Lake Elementary School had a Fun Run to raise money for various items needed in the school. The student who raised the highest amount got to invite their class to participate in duct-taping the principal, Jen Benson, to the wall, along with the class who raised the highest amount and the class who won the pig race/beauty contest. (Courtesy photo)

Citizens turned away from public meeting

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Several commissioners of the Woodinville Water District may have violated the Open Public Meetings Act by attending a meeting last week that the public wasn’t allowed to attend.

Three citizens — Hank Stecker (a Woodinville Councilmember), Steve Yabroff (a Woodinville Planning Commissioner) and Dave Henry — tried to attend a meeting of the Sno-King Water District Coalition, a group made up of representatives from eight water districts including the Woodinville Water District.

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Dumpster fire

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

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Last Friday afternoon, Woodinville Fire & Rescue responded to a dumpster fire near Haight Carpet. No injuries were reported.