Local News

Third strike for Woodinville man sends him to prison for life

life sentence Martin Schandel, 48, of Woodinville, was convicted last week of second-degree rape, and in a separate proceeding, a King County Superior Court jury determined that Schandel should remain behind bars for life without parole as a persistent offender.

King County Council finishing UPD ordinances

UPD ordinances In an effort to bring the two Bear Creek urban planned developments (UPDs) into compliance with state law, two ordinances received a "do pass" recommendation from King County's Growth Management, Housing and Environment committee last week.

Proponents of Cedar County to submit petitions

Cedar County Taking the next step toward creating Washington's 40th county, Cedar County proponents will submit petitions to Speaker of the State House Clyde Ballard on Feb. 28 at 1 p.m. in Olympia.

Officers buy boy a radio controlled car after running over first one

new toy car Redmond Police Officer Brian Steinbis was responding to a call on Feb. 10 in the Willowmoor Apartments on Leary Way, and while driving slowly through a parking lot there, saw a young boy playing with a radio controlled car.

Woodinville squeaky clean in 1994 audit

1994 audit The state auditor has issued a report stating that the city of Woodinville has complied with all applicable laws in the areas they tested for activities between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 1994.

Obituary: Julie Ellen Taft

obituary A memorial service was held Feb. 24 at the Northshore United Church of Christ for Julie Taft, who died Feb. 20 at the age of 52 in her Cottage Lake home after a courageous battle with cancer.