MARCH 24, 1997

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Oscar Roloff: The last of the Great White Fleet sailors

Oscar Roloff Years ago, the Eastside had the last of the 14,000 sailors who in 1907-09 had made a world-girdling trip to tell certain unruly nations to get back in line. It was a show of force. That man was Basil Bond, and often I'd visit his home.

Grace celebrates St. Patrick's Day

Grace parade The Mystical Township of Grace held its fourth annual town meeting and St. Patrick's Day Parade last Monday with participants and viewers from as far as Woodinville, Arizona, Germany, and Montana for the tongue-in-cheek festivities.

Trash has no chance against City Council

Adopt-A-Road Outfitted in bright orange vests, Woodinville city councilmembers spent last Thursday evening picking up litter along NE 175th Street as part of the city's Adopt-A-Road program.

McDonald's Club presents annual check

Breakfast Club The McDonald's Breakfast Club recently presented their annual donation to the Ronald McDonald House. A $400 check was given to George Garcia, a representative of the house, at Chin's Palace in Woodinville. Twenty-three seniors were on hand for the event.

New Eagle Scout honored

Eagle Scout Jayson A. Whaley, 16, son of Doug and Cheryl Whaley of Woodinville, celebrated earning his Eagle Scout rank on March 1. His family, friends and fellow Boy Scouts from BSA Troop 422 helped him celebrate at his Eagle Court of Honor.