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Examiner puts limits on proposed UPD's retail area

Northridge UPD To relieve urbanizing pressures and strip mall development on Novelty Hill Road, the Northridge UPD is to have an intensely maintained buffer and no streetfront for its eight-acre retail area, the hearing examiner has recommended.

Steve Smith begins work as Woodinville's fire chief

new fire chief As of Sept. 16, Steve Smith begins his 12-month term as the fire chief for the Woodinville Fire and Life Safety district, building on his eight years as deputy fire chief here.

Police Log: Police arrest two Kirkland men, take eight guns

Police Log Woodinville police took possession of eight guns at the Boston Market on Sept. 8 two days after the same man threatened four area youth at the Jack in the Box.

News from the Metropolitan King County Council

County Council The transportation supplemental budget has gone to the council and, if passed, will provide additional funding this year for flood repair, overlay, and road improvement projects throughout the county.

Owner searching for dog that was given away at store

lost dog Kim Prince of Duvall is looking for a person who accepted a golden retriever from a girl at the Family Grocer on Aug. 25.

Judge Steiner sworn in

Judge David Steiner The newest judge in the King County District Court, David Steiner, was sworn in Sept. 12 at the NE Division of the District Court in Redmond.

Metro Transit announces changes

Metro Transit The first new bus service under King County's Six-Year Transit Development Plan begins Sept.21. Riders should check the new blue timetables to see if service revisions affect their routes.

County road services wants resident input

road services Residents interested in commenting on a plan to add sidewalks to a 3-block section of NE 181st St. and a 1-block stretch of 65th Ave. NE in Kenmore are invited to an open house by the King County Road Services Division from 5-8 p.m. on Oct. 1.

Obituary: Marvin Buck

obituary Longtime Woodinville resident Marvin Buck passed away at his home last week.