MARCH 17, 1997

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Out with the old, in with the new

Jeff's swan song by Jeff Switzer
The Woodinville Weekly/Northlake News has been a home for me for nearly two years now and it is with fond memories that I move on to new challenges.

New staff members join newspapers

new newspaper staff Andrew Walgamott, a December 1994 graduate in English from Washington State University and a 1990 graduate of Woodinville High School, has joined the reporting staff at the Woodinville Weekly, the Northlake News, and the Valley View.

Special Session for Fire Board

special session At the Woodinville Fire and Life Safety District Commissioners' special session, the District's attorney, Clark Snure, detailed the conditions in which the District could lawfully defend against the recall of Commissioners Ben May, Don Leggett, and Dave Callon.

Bothell plastic surgeon charged with rape of Woodinville woman

rape charges A 46-year-old Bothell doctor has been charged with the second-degree rape of a 33-year-old Woodinville woman at his Kirkland office.

City to conduct telephone survey

telephone survey The City of Woodinville has chosen Seattle-based Bosma & Associates International to handle a telephone survey of city residents concerning the proposed civic center at the Sorenson Complex.

New major named at Kenmore North Precinct

Kenmore North Precinct King County Police named Capt. Susan Rahr of the Special Investigations Section as the new major for the North Precinct last Friday. Rahr replaces David Reichert, who was named King County Sheriff after serving ten months as the North Precinct's major.

Davidson receives community service award

community service award Long-time Woodinville resident Julie Davidson was presented last month with the first Award for Outstanding Community Service from Evergreen Community Health Care, which recognizes individuals who have had a profound impact on enhancing the health of the community.

'Creating a Safer Community' begins

Safer Community More than 100 members of the community, including students, met last Wednesday evening at Woodinville High for a series of classes entitled "Creating a Safer Community."

Bill to fund SR-522 voted out of committee

SR-522 A proposal to fund two additional lanes from Highway 9 to Paradise Lake Road on SR-522, the locally-referred-to "Highway of Death," passed 19-5 and advanced to House rules last week.

Armed robber holds up local pharmacy

armed robbery A pharmacy in the 17000 block of 140th Avenue NE was robbed last Thursday night at approximately 7:15, according to Woodinville Police Sergeant Rich Krogh.

Garbage rates to increase

rate increase The cost of disposing garbage in King County will go up April 1 following a rate increase by the county's Solid Waste Division. This is the first rate increase in five years, the division says.

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