APRIL 28, 1997

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Leadership Institute graduates provide service to community

Leadership Institute Dean McKee, City of Woodinville's Director of Permit Services, and Hossein Barahimi, a King County Department of Transportation employee, were among the graduates of the Leadership Institute last Thursday.

Admission tax proposed at Woodinville Council session

city council A proposed admission tax of up to 5 percent may be levied soon in Woodinville. The tax would affect admission charges to any place with the exception of activities at elementary and secondary schools, according to city documents.

Rainey is interim city manager

interim city manager Roy Rainey, Woodinville's interim city manager during the search for a permanent manager, began work last Wednesday.

Arrests follow drug investigation

drug investigation Three local men were arrested on April 14 after a two-month police investigation for allegedly selling marijuana and steroids.

Salmon study planned

salmon study Woodinville is among the Eastside cities who will take part in a study to manage a study of the Lake Washington watershed salmon run. The numbers of sockeye salmon returning to Lake Washington and Lake Sammamish have been declining since the mid-1980s.

Locke signs kidnapper registration bill

kidnapper registration Kidnappers will be required to register with the county sheriff under legislation signed by Gov. Gary Locke, April 21. The new law will take effect within 90 days.

Spring banners

city banners Eighty banners with a springtime motif were recently raised on light posts around Woodinville. The cloth banners, decorated with red tulips poking out from white lattice on a field of green, are part of a project to enliven the downtown area with seasonal colors.

Emergency shelter improved

emergency shelters In conjunction with Disaster Preparedness Month and the statewide Drop, Cover and Hold exercise, King County Executive Ron Sims and King County American Red Cross CEO John Fine announced a joint effort to improve emergency shelter readiness and emergency supplies.

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