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Overlake Transit Center Park-and-Ride to close May 1

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Commuters are encouraged to try a new commute before the closure in preparation for East Link Light Rail construction

As part of construction of the East Link Light Rail extension from Seattle to Mercer Island, Bellevue and Redmond, Sound Transit will close the Overlake Transit Center Park-and-Ride lot on Monday, May 1.

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King County settles lawsuit by two former deputies, one current

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

King County has settled a multi-million dollar lawsuit brought by two former deputies and one current deputy for $1.35 million, according to Sheriff John Urquhart.  
“The settlement was negotiated by King County,” said Sheriff Urquhart. “I did not take part in the negotiations because I was adamantly opposed to any settlement before trial.”  

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Fire Safety 101: Poll finds not all residents keep fire extinguishers at home

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Americans reported a home fire every 86 seconds in 2015, according to the National Fire Protection Association. But despite the clear safety risks and financial costs of home fires, a new poll from PEMCO Insurance shows about a quarter of residents in Washington and Oregon do not have a fire extinguisher in their home, and only about half of all residents feel very confident using one.

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EvergreenHealth welcomes Linda Jeppesen as vice president of EvergreenHealth Medical Group, Primary Care

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

EvergreenHealth is pleased to announce the appointment of Linda Jeppesen as its new vice president of EvergreenHealth Medical Group (EHMG), Primary Care.

Jeppesen, a long-time Pacific Northwest resident, has an extensive background in primary care administration and leadership, most recently serving as CEO of Lakeshore Clinic, whose Bothell and Kirkland locations joined EvergreenHealth earlier this year.

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