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First and 45th district candidates begin campaigns for fall election

fall election On the heels of the end of the State Legislature's 1996 session, challengers and incumbents have begun their campaigning and fundraising in anticipation of the fall election. Some are new faces, and some are familiar faces running for re-election.

Hearings set for proposed Cross Cascades oil pipeline

pipeline hearings Hearings and intervenor filing deadlines have been set for the proposed 227-mile Cross-Cascade Pipeline proposed for construction between Woodinville and Monroe.

Northridge UPD/FCC hearing process begins

Northridge UPD/FCC The proposed draft permit for the fully contained community/urban planned development Northridge has been released, and now the parties involved are preparing for the second set of three-week hearings that start Apr. 29.

Fate of Blakely Ridge, Northridge await decision

urban planned development Even as the Northridge hearings are set to begin, the approved urban planned development of Blakely Ridge is still up in the air, as the developers, the opponents, and King County await the decision of the Growth Management Hearings Board.

Accident injures WHS student

injury accident A Woodinville High student is in stable condition after suffering a broken pelvis, a broken right arm, and a broken collarbone as the result of a late night accident on Woodinville-Duvall Road last Friday.

Proposal may alleviate flooding at base of Hollywood Hill

drainage improvement Undersized culverts and a near 90-degree turn in the stream channel are said to be the culprits further aggravating flooding problems on 148th Avenue NE at the bottom of Hollywood Hill near the Hollywood Schoolhouse.

Heritage Corridor meeting set

Heritage Corridor The initial organizing meeting for the SR-202 Heritage Corridor Project is scheduled for May 7 at 7:30 p.m., at Chief Kamin School in Fall City.

News from Metro/King County Council

County Council Last week at the Eastside Disaster Preparedness Expo at Lake Washington Technical College, geologists from the University of Washington stated that our area is overdue for an earthquake.