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RTA pitches pre-draft plan to Woodinville City Council

RTA plan Highlighted by new sub-areas, a smaller budget, and greater relevance, the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) is gearing up for another journey to the ballot box this fall.

Police, parents concerned about drivers passing school buses

school buses Are you familiar with the rules of the road when it comes to passing school buses that have their red lights flashing? On a two-lane road, the answer is simpler, but what happens on a multi-lane road?

Northshore sends three measures to voters on next week's ballot

ballot measures Voters in the Northshore School district are being asked to turn out and cast a ballot in favor of three proposed measures Feb. 6. If all three are approved, the levy rate will stay the same as the 1994 and 1995 rates.

Fate of Bothell trestle remains undecided

Bothell trestle The fate of the trestle in Bothell where Michael Schuerhoff fell to his death earlier this month is still up in the air as representatives from King County Parks and the City of Bothell met last week to discuss the options.

King County Councilmembers appointed to committees

County Council Louise Miller of Woodinville, representing District 3 (Bothell, Woodinville, Duvall, Carnation, and parts of Redmond), will be serving on six of the council's 12 committees during 1996.

Legislature overrides Lowry's veto of B&O tax cut

veto override Washington businesses will receive a long-awaited reduction in the state's business and occupation tax as the state Legislature voted last week to override Gov. Lowry's veto of the tax cuts.

'Do Pass' given to local school control bill

school control bill The House Education Committee voted "Do Pass" on a bill sponsored by Rep. Ian Elliot, R-Kirkland, giving school principals the flexibility to waive certain state laws and policies for their school or district.

Evergreen Community Health Care appoints new commissioner

new commissioner Rex Lindquist, a 12-year participant in Evergreen's volunteer Community Advisor Program, has been appointed to the board of commissioners of Evergreen Commuity Health Care.

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