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Emergency crews kept busy as snow falls, temperatures drop

winter storm People from snowier climates tend to laugh when the Seattle area shuts down when the white stuff hits, but many East Coast cities don't have to deal with the crazy hills the Northwest has to offer.

Former Carnation police officer sentenced to six years

officer sentenced Former Carnation Police Officer Susan Holan was sentenced to six years in prison for killing two people and injuring a third on May 7, 1995, when Holan drove her car the wrong way on the I-5 expressways near Northgate and collided head-on with another vehicle.

Second suspect pleads not-guilty in stabbing at Woodinville gas station

not-guilty plea A Redmond man has been released on personal recognizance after pleading not-guilty last week to the charge of first-degree robbery for his role in the late night stabbing of a gas station attendant and robbery of the Woodinville B.P. Gas Station on Dec. 6.

County to begin herbicide spraying

herbicide spraying The King County Road Services Division will begin roadside herbicide spraying Feb. 12 in unincorporated areas. Spraying will be done along roadway shoulders through August, with additional spot applications scheduled as necessary.

Police recover stolen CAT

stolen CAT A $30,000 construction tractor and a backhoe stolen two weekends ago from two downtown Woodinville lots have been recovered by Woodinville Police. The CAT tractor was stolen along with a flatbed truck the weekend of Jan. 20, according to police.

News from the Metro King County Council

County Council The recent cold snap and snowfall here glazed county roads with ice, leaving many residents homebound. Although a welcome diversion for the school children who stayed home for two "snow days," traveling was treacherous.

Metro to modify service on bus routes

bus routes Metro Transit will add some new bus service, revise some schedules, and begin a new timetable conservation program as part of its annual February service changes this year.

Manufacturing tax exemption passes House

tax exemption A bill providing a sales tax and use exemption for manufacturing equipment used for maintenance, improvements, or research and development, passed the House last week, 92-4.

Obituary: Margurett Elizabeth Stensland

obituary Memorial services were held Jan. 1 at Redmond United Methodist Church for Margurett Stensland, 89, who died Jan. 26 at the Corwin Center at Emerald Heights.

Correction

correction The phone number listed in last week's paper for road conditions was incorrect.

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