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McMenamins Anderson School construction underway

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Saws, drills and hammers are at work in the heart of Bothell as a revitalized Anderson School is starting to take shape. Renovation of the former Bothell Middle School is on track for a fall 2015 opening as a McMenamins gathering place for friends, neighbors and out-of-town guests.

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Telephone town hall with state representatives

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Who: 45th District Rep. Larry Springer, D-Kirkland and Rep. Roger Goodman, D-Kirkland
What: Telephone town hall
When: 6 – 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29
Where: 45th Legislative District and Olympia
Why: Reps. Springer and Goodman would like to talk with 45th District constituents about their concerns for the 2015 legislative session.

Under the telephone town hall format, thousands of constituents will receive automatically generated telephone calls to their homes in the 45th Legislative District just before 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29. Constituents may ask questions for Reps. Springer and Goodman by pressing *3 on their phones during the call, and they may listen to the live conversation to hear the questions from their neighbors.

If constituents would like to call in they can do so at 877-229-8493 and input the ID code 18646.

Council considers tax on recycling and waste businesses

  • Written by Briana Gerdeman

Woodinville is considering a tax for regional recycling centers and other industrial transfer facilities. At last week’s City Council meeting, the Council didn’t vote on it, but expressed an interest in considering a waste and recycling tax for further review.

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Health coverage and federal income taxes

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The 2015 tax season is the first time individuals and families will be asked for some basic information regarding their health insurance on their tax returns.

While the vast majority of tax filers – over three quarters – will just need to check a box on their tax return indicating they had health coverage for all of 2014, people who purchased coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplaces, or decided not to enroll in coverage, should be aware of the additional steps that will be a part of the tax filing process starting this year.

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