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Woodinville Council passes 1996 budget

1996 budget The Woodinville City Council passed its 1996 budget Dec. 11 by a vote of 4-2, with Mayor Lucy DeYoung and Deputy Mayor Bob Miller voting against the measure and Councilmember Engel excused.

DNS issued for county zoning code amendments

DNS issued King County has received a determination of non-significance for proposed zoning code amendments, indicating the changes will have no adverse environmental impacts.

Sen. McAuliffe speaks with constituents in Bothell

Sen. McAuliffe In anticipation of the upcoming legislative session, State Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe met locally Dec. 13 with constituents from her district to hear their concerns and desires for changes at the state and local levels.

Fire Saturday at Universal Manufacturing

fire damage The North Bypass of the Woodinville-Duvall Road was closed at both ends last Saturday night as Woodinville Fire and Life Safety personnel fought a fire at Universal Manufacturing.

Man charged in stabbing

stabbing suspect Jeffery Sager, an 18-year-old male, has been charged with first degree robbery in connection with the Dec. 6 late-night stabbing of a service station attendant in downtown Woodinville.

Has anyone seen Otis?

lost dog On Dec. 9, Brenda McLaughlin was on her way from Spokane to visit her family here. Otis, her black Labrador, escaped and was lost after a traffic accident.

Drunk drivers to pay for emergency response

drunk drivers A County Council motion calls for persons convicted of driving under the influence to pay for the emergency response to any accidents or incidents their erratic driving may have caused.

Deadline approaches for county open space property tax reductions

tax reductions The King County Office of Open Space is reminding land owners that applications for consideration for a 1997 property tax reduction under King County's 1997 Public Benefit Rating System (PBRS) are due Dec. 31, 1995.

Mountain pass reports available by telephone and Internet

pass reports The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and the Washington State Patrol announced they are combining their resources to report mountain pass road conditions.

Refund checks unclaimed

refund checks The Internal Revenue Service is looking for 1,400 Washington State taxpayers who have not gotten their refund checks.

Storm damage photos

storm damage Trees fell on homes, across roads and power lines.

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