JANUARY 6, 1997

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Oscar Roloff: This old house needs a new family

Oscar Roloff Nearly a century ago, a man named Jones--his first name is not recalled--owned a copper mine in Montana. He came out west to what is now the greater Woodinville area and spotted 700 acres of land.

Weathering the storms the old-fashioned way

weathering storms To find out how Woodinvillites coped with the stormy weather this year, I put on my Sorrell boots and heavy storm parka and tromped about asking folks what they get up to when the power goes out.

Baby, baby

first 1997 baby The first baby born in the new year to Woodinville residents came into the world at 1:24 p.m. on New Year's Day. John Michael Madden, son of Shelly and John Madden, weighed in at 7 lbs., 8 ounces.

Engagement: Thurston - Johnson

Thurston-Johnson Elisa A. Thurston and Eric J. Johnson have announced their engagement and plans to marry Feb. 15, 1997 at the Woodinville Church of Christ.

Eagle project aids food bank

Eagle Scout Jesse Smith, a member of Boy Scout Troop 39 from the Maltby/Clearview area, is an Eagle Scout candidate, who, for his Eagle Project, organized a food and gift drive that ran from Dec. 11-18 benefitting the Maltby Food Bank.