Local News

Dixon brings harassment question to City Council, staff

city council Councilmember Bob Dixon participated in the last meeting of his term as he usually does, involved and asking questions of staff.

Downed power lines close several roads on Hollywood Hill

storm damage A tree fell on Hollywood Hill, and although residents may not have heard it, they felt its effects, as it took power and phone lines with it and closed off traffic throughout the area.

Deadline approaches for open space tax reductions

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

Some landowners eligible for forest assessment refund

assessment refund Washington landowners of unimproved or forested property may be eligible for a partial refund of a small, annual Forest Protection Assessment (FPA).

Vat heater causes fire at Universal

fire damage A vat of chemicals used for dipping circuit boards was set on fire by the vat's heater at Universal Manufacturing on 144th Ave. NE, say investigators from the Woodinville Fire and Life Safety district.

Fire department kept busy during windstorm

emergency response The Woodinville Fire and Life Safety district got the warning ahead of time and was well prepared for the Dec. 12 windstorm.

Pedestrian struck on road in accident near Gold Creek

pedestrian struck A 22-year-old woman is in serious condition at Harborview Hospital after being struck by a car late Dec. 20 on the dark stretch of 148th Avenue NE in Woodinville.

Metro to modify bus service for snow or ice

Metro service When snow or ice poses driving hazards this fall and winter, Metro will reroute service, if necessary, on 116 bus routes to bypass hazardous, hilly streets.

Dental Clinic for area's poor gets major backing

dental clinic Dozens of dental professionals have now brought a new critically-needed 30-chair dental clinic for low-income Eastside children and adults at Lake Washington Technical College closer to becoming a reality.

Obituary: Roland D. Cranson

obituary A memorial service honoring the life of Roland D. Cranson was held Dec. 22 in the chapel of Overlake Christian Church.