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Residents want city to take over pond maintenance

  • Written by Bill Lewis

A group of 32 homeowners in a residential tract near Woodinville High School are asking the city to take over maintenance of a pond in their neighborhood, after they spent about $21,000 of their own money to clean debris from the pond.

The residents say Leckner Pond, located near the northwest corner of the high school property, serves as a storm water detention pond that benefits city streets, rather than their own property, and should be maintained by the city.

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Industrial facilities honored for environmental compliance in 2016

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Business practices that support a vibrant economy while protecting regional water quality earned environmental awards for 76 local   industrial    facilities   from King County’s   Industrial Waste Program.

Each year, the Industrial Waste Program, which operates as part of King County’s Wastewater Treatment Division, honors local  facilities that contribute to regional pollution prevention goals by meeting their respective permit requirements.

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Gov. Inslee, Maj. Gen. Stammer announce job resources for transitioning military service members and their families

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

OLYMPIA – Transitioning military service members and their families, civilian contractors and members of the National Guard now have more robust job search, training, and transition resources on Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM).

Gov. Jay Inslee, Maj. Gen. Mark R. Stammer and Col. Dan Morgan joined state, local and Workforce Development Council leaders from Pierce and Thurston counties in cutting the ribbon to unveil the first fully integrated One Stop American Job Center facility on a military installation in Washington—and one of the first in the nation.

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UW Bothell professors share expertise in informative, entertaining pub talks at McMenamins Anderson School

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The University of Washington Bothell and McMenamins are launching a speaker series in which university faculty and other notables   from   the   community share their expertise through entertaining, informal talks at the Anderson School complex in downtown Bothell.

Learn about interesting topics and issues of the day while enjoying the hospitality of Haynes’ Hall. The talks are free,  open to the public (all ages welcome) and are followed by a Q&A session.

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SCT Students present a night of Shakespeare with The Tempest and Twelfth Night

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

1080x1080 Shakespeare MrktSeattle Children’s Theatre Student Shows presents a Shakespeare double feature of The Tempest Qand Twelfth Night from July 27th-29th for ages eight and up in the Charlotte Martin Theater. The productions star local drama students in cast and crew roles working alongside professional SCT staff on the famous comedies with magical storms and shipwrecks.  Featuring The Bard’s most intriguing characters, compelling stories, and beautiful language in two tales of love, magic and adventure. The Tempest is directed by Keni Cohen; Twelfth Night is directed by Don Fleming, SCT Education Director. Featuring local cast member  Marley Goldman as Maria.

$12 tickets are available at www.sct.org/shows or by contacting the SCT Box Office at 206-441-3322.