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Inaugural Northshore Wranglers 5K Run/Walk

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Join the Northshore Wranglers for the inaugural Wranglers 5K Run/Walk. Race starts Saturday, Aug. 20 at 8:30 a.m. sharp. Individual runner registration until July 20 is $25 plus $3 handling fee for an individual. Early bird registration for a team of four is $65 plus $3 handling fee. Fees increase beginning July 21 and again on Aug. 19 with fee information available on the Wranglers website.  

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Annual Safety Fair at Woodinville Fire & Rescue

  • Written by Woodinville Fire & Rescue

It’s almost time for the annual Woodinville Safety and Health Fair and pancake breakfast. Come to Fire Station 31 on Saturday, May 14 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. for a chance to practice with fire extinguishers and opportunities to learn about fire safety, home safety, emergency preparedness and many other topics. Fire trucks and police vehicles will be available to tour and King County Sheriff’s helicopter, Guardian One, will also be on hand to view. This is a great free event for the whole family.

The event is a collaboration between Woodinville Fire & Rescue, the city of Woodinville, Woodinville Police and Woodinville Water District. All are welcome.

Longtime fire lieutenant retires

  • Written by Woodinville Fire & Rescue

After over 31 years with Woodinville Fire & Rescue, Lt. Steve Cooke has decided to enjoy retirement. A longtime employee of the district, Cooke has made an impact on all those who worked with him over the years. In addition to working as a firefighter and lieutenant, Cooke also served in training, public education and fire prevention.

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Woodinville Fire & Rescue welcomes new firefighters

  • Written by Woodinville Fire & Rescue

Three new firefighters have completed a rigorous fire academy and are beginning their first year with Woodinville Fire & Rescue. Firefighters Daniel Lefotu, Calvin Vander Veen and Tyler Beahan are currently in the orientation period with the Fire District and will be assigned to a crew in July. Each member recently completed the 12-week fire academy where they learned all things related to firefighting. During their orientation period, each firefighter will learn the specifics of firefighting operations at WF&R.

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Hot weather tips for pet safety

  • Written by ASPCA

When the weather gets hot, “even the healthiest pets can suffer from dehydration, heat stroke and sunburn if overexposed to the heat,” according to Dr. Lila Miller, ASPCA vice president of Veterinary Outreach. Here are some simple precautions to help prevent your pet from overheating:

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