Today's Woodinville fulfills predictions
In 1983, columnist Oscar Roloff interviewed one of Woodinville's first citizens, Lowell DeYoung, about the past and future of the community. This is a reprint of Roloff's article, which contains some startlingly accurate predictions.
Downtown prophecy realized
As Lowell DeYoung said it would happen 13 years ago, the last of the houses along Woodinville's main street, NE 175th, have been either moved or demolished as they make room for streetfront shops, new grid roads, and a 44-acre shopping center.
Woodinville Fire District was center of storm in '96
The Woodinville Fire and Life Safety District enters 1997 with a mission to re-establish lines of communication and regain the confidence of its constituency.
Community police had strong first year
The city's contract with King County for police services has run its course for one full year now, tailoring the previously regional service to the community's needs as part of its "community policing" philosophy.
Deal could mark beginning of new regional water supply
The Woodinville Water District, the Northshore Utility District, and the City of Everett struck a deal on Dec. 20 which in 10 years could relieve the area from relying on Seattle Water, its rate increases, and the threat of a year 2012 cutoff for the 27 purveyors.
News from the King County Council
by Councilmember Louise Miller, District 3
One of the areas my staff and I hear most about is roads and traffic complaints throughout the unincorporated areas of Council District 3.
Woodinville youth one of two killed in avalanche
Matt Ichihashi, 19, of Woodinville was tragically found dead with his hiking partner, Rob Mattson, 19, of Mill Creek late December 25 after the two were trapped in an avalanche about two miles west of the Alpental Ski area.
State Patrol seeks information about accident
The Washington State Patrol is requesting assistance from the public in identifying the driver of a vehicle that was at or near the scene of a Nov. 21 fatality off State Route 18 near its intersection with the Issaquah-Hobart Road.
Avoid tax refund delays
The IRS has mailed a tax tip to over 300,000 taxpayers nationwide, alerting them that the identification numbers they used on their last tax returns could delay their refunds next year.