Oscar Roloff: A WW II Medal from Russia
The other day, I received a war medal from Boris Yeltsin, President of Russia, for the part I played in keeping Russia from falling into a juggernaut stranglehold by Germany in World War II.
Area commander praised for leadership
Woodinville resident Commander Rodney A. Harris turned over his command of the "Fightin' Totems," Patrol Squadron 69, to Cmdr. Michael McGee in a recent ceremony at the Whidbey Island Naval Air Station.
Volunteers give local home a facelift
Home improvement was the name of the game June 21, when more than 30 volunteers from Windermere Real Estate descended on Avondale House with paint, plants, hammers, and nails.
Local artist wins design award
Woodinville resident Marie Kirkman is the winner of the Washington State Employees Combined Fund Drive poster contest. Kirkman's design will appear across the state to gather support for the cause.
Lions' Club officers installed
Board members from the Woodinville and Bothell Lions' Clubs were recently sworn in at an installation dinner at the Mountain View Community Clubhouse.
Geography champion travels to Disney World
Joe and Connie Ravenel of Woodinville, son and home school teacher respectively, recently returned from a two-week trip to Disney World, where they were "treated like kings and queens."