FEBRUARY 17, 1997

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Oscar Roloff: Jack's lifestyle was a singular one

Oscar Roloff When I first met Jack, I was driving down the Woodinville-Duvall Road when a fellow with a long white beard flying in the breeze passed me like I was standing still, and he was on a small motor bike. Goodness, he could be picked up for speeding.

On the Road: Test drive--1997-1/2 Buick Regal GS

On the Road The sixth-generation 1997-1/2 Buick Regal GS is a sporty midsize sedan with a classic design and luxury components. Quiet and smooth, it's an easy car to get used to driving--and it looks good on your driveway.

WHS junior serves as page

Senate page Sina Nazemi, of Woodinville, recently served as a Washington State Senate page in Olympia. Sponsored by Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe, D-Bothell, Nazemi, age 15, got a first-hand look at how the Legislature and its various committees operate.

Engagement: Thayer - Niemi

Thayer-Niemi Kristine Andrea Thayer of Duvall and Geoffrey Charles Niemi of Bothell have announced their engagement and plans to be married July 19, 1997 at the Duvall Evangelical Methodist Church.

Motor Vehicle History Notes: Rudolph Diesel

Rudolph Diesel Rudolph Diesel (1858-1913) first successfully operated his revolutionary compression-ignition engine in 1894. It was very nearly the cause of the young engineer's death.