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Eighth annual Snohomish Pumpkin Hurl and Medieval Faire kicks off the six week-long festival

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Pumpkins soar through the air, hurled over 1,800 feet by trebuchets — war machines of the Middle Ages built by modern day enthusiasts with names like Squash-O-Fire and Gourdinator. Medieval history re-enactors bring the fair alive: knights on horseback battle in full armor or joust for honor and a lady’s favor. Watch archers compete and visit the medieval village for artisan crafts and wares, minstrels and music, food and drink and children’s activities.

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Art exhibit comes to Wooden Cross Lutheran Church

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Wooden Cross Lutheran Church in Woodinville is pleased to announce an upcoming art exhibit: “what sustains us – lo que nos sostiene.”

The exhibit was curated by Misael Fajardo-Perez of Wenatchee, Wash. and Sarah Jane Gray of Plain, Wash. Contributing artists are: Jillian Blackwell, Scott Burnett, Scott Dillman, Kari Dunham, Kristen Gilje, Sarah Jane Gray, Anne Mullinniex, Rondall Reynoso and Larkin Van Horn.

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UW Bothell team makes discovery that rocks the math world

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

A research team in the University of Washington Bothell School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics has become a part of math history. Using a computer program written by an undergraduate student on the team, they discovered the 15th kind of pentagon that can tile a plane.

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Woodinville Farmers Market grows in new location at DeYoung Park

  • Written by Briana Gerdeman

After the Woodinville Farmers Market moved to a higher-visibility location at DeYoung Park this year, it’s gained a bumper crop of new vendors.

“The atmosphere is so warm and inviting here,” said Lea Jones, owner of Itty Bitty Baking Company.
Jones says she started her business at the Woodinville Farmers Market, and this is her fourth year selling her miniature cakes at the market.

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Defendant pleads guilty to theft of $568,000 from company in Woodinville

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

A 49-year-old Renton man pled guilty earlier this month to theft charges for embezzling $568,000 from SportsArt of Woodinville.

The defendant, Lonnie Gene King, a former credit manager for the company, pled guilty to nine counts of Theft in the First Degree and one count of Theft in the Second Degree for thefts from SportsArt in 2013 and 2014. The defendant faces a sentence range of 43 to 57 months in prison. Prosecutors will recommend a sentence of 57 months and request that the defendant pay restitution to his former employer. A sentencing hearing is scheduled for Aug. 21 at the King County Courthouse. The case was handled by Senior Deputy Prosecutor Scott Peterson.