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City Council funds Chamber of Commerce for Visitors Center

visitors center  With the Woodinville Chamber of Commerce gaining momentum for its new visitors center, the Woodinville City Council voted 6-0 to approve $40,000 in funding for 1995 and 1996 to help provide services that promote tourism in the city.

Growth Management Hearings Board reverses decision on UPDs

UPDs decision The Central Puget Sound Growth Management Hearings Board issued an order Saturday stating that the King County Comprehensive Plan contained "insufficient reasons" for designating a large "island" urban growth area between Redmond and Duvall "totally surrounded by rural lands."

Coalition to turn out in force at County UPD hearing

coalition The Coalition for Public Trust (CPT) is urging its members and those opposing the Urban Planned Developments (UPD) to attend the appeals hearing at the King County Council wearing red and white.

GTE donates to flood victims

flood relief Flood victims will benefit from a $20,000 GTE Foundation grant to the American Red Cross, which is helping flood fictims in Snohomish, Skagit, and King counties.

Free disposal of flood debris

debris disposal King County Solid Waste Division will offer free disposal of flood-related debris at four locations.

Lack of funds delays start of Snohomish County energy assistance program

energy assistance The Energy Assistance Program will not begin operations until sometime in January due to the uncertainty of federal funding, officials say.

First public hearing set on Woodinville Comp Plan

comp plan Public comment on the city's draft Comprehensive Plan will be taken at the Woodinville Planning Commission public hearing Wednesday, Dec. 6.

Final EIS issued on amendments to King County Comp Plan

comp plan According to the Growth Management Act, the King County Comprehensive Plan can only be amended once per year, and the final environmental impact statement has been issued on this year's set of amendments.

Holiday traffic emphasis planned

holiday traffic Eighteen law enforcement agencies in King County will step up their traffic/DUI emphasis this holiday season.

Ride winter ferries safely

winter safety  Winter weather doesn't effect the ferries very much: They don't get stuck in snow and you won't find black ice on the waters of Puget Sound. But ferry traffic can be slowed by the weather.

Obituary: Hazel Loraine Feldkamp

obituary Memorial services were held Dec. 2 at the First Baptist Church of Bothell for Hazel Loraine Feldkamp, 86, who died Nov. 26 in Kirkland.

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