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Woodinville man in custody for Kingsgate child rape

man in custody After receiving a citizen's tip on the afternoon of Mar. 13, King County Police detectives arrested a 26-year-old Woodinville man in connection with the Mar. 10 early morning rape of an 11-year-old Kingsgate paper boy.

Woodinville Police issue radar alert

radar alert In an effort to bring down speeds within the City of Woodinville, Police Administrator Rich Krogh said Woodinville community officers will be keeping an eye and a radar gun trained on traffic.

Historical Society awarded heritage grant

heritage grant The Woodinville Historical Society has received a grant of $2,250 from the King County Landmarks and Heritage Commission, which will enable the WHS to publish a local historical tour guide available to the public.

County changes UPDs to a 'Fully Contained Community'

UPDs changed The Metropolitan King County Council passed an ordinance 9-4 on Mar. 11, amending the county's 1994 Comp Plan and redesignating the two urban planned development (UPD) sites in the Bear Creek area as a fully contained community (FCC) comprised of two sites.

State labor unions endorse Cross Cascade petroleum pipeline

pipeline endorsed The Washington State Building and Construction Trades Council announced last week their support for the Cross Cascade petroleum pipeline proposed by Olympic Pipe Line Company.

Bothell to put gold coins on display

gold coins Television camera crews were on hand at the Bothell City Council meeting this past week as the council decided if finders would be keepers in the case of the honest Boy Scout.

Meetings set on new parks initiative

parks initiative Residents interested in helping to shape a new initiative aimed at purchasing park land, recreational facilities, and open space in King County are invited to public meetings scheduled for March and April.

News from the Metro King County Council

County Council The next few weeks of council activity will include the first meeting of the new Seattle-King County Health Board, mandated by the Legislature in a bill adopted in the 1993 session.

New ballot system for state presidential primary

presidential primary Washington state's presidential preference primary, taking place Mar. 26, has a new multiple balloting system.

County GOP releases straw poll results

straw poll The King County Republicans released their straw poll results last week, with Bob Dole taking 37 percent in King County.

Bothell legislator honored by highway group

legislator honored Rep. Ian Elliot is a winner of the 1995 Motorvator Award, presented by the Washington Highway Users Federation.

Area peacekeepers return from Haiti

military news Sgt. Michael Behrendsen of Woodinville, and Specialist Traci K. Williams and Chief Warrant Officer Stephen P. Zimmerman of Bothell were among the members of the U.S. Army Reserve who have returned from Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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