MAY 26, 1997
Water District calls for audit
The Board of the Woodinville Water District called for a state audit of their April 15 and May 6 minutes after a pattern of misuse of funds and equipment by Commissioner Walter Backstrom surfaced in April and May.
County surplus land to be used for affordable housing
A 22-acre county-owned vacant parcel of land in Woodinville will be developed for affordable housing in a partnership between King County, A Regional Coalition for Housing (ARCH), and the City of Woodinville.
Police begin patrolling for teenage drinking
King County Police will soon be performing teenage drinking emphasis patrols as the end of school nears. Beginning May 30, 12 to 16 officers will be patrolling Friday and Saturday nights, looking for underage drinking and parties.
Police release sketches in attempted abductions
Bothell Police have developed two sketches of a suspect who attempted to abduct an 8-to-10-year-old girl on the Westhill Elementary sports field May 12.
Fire District news
Three more candidates for the Citizens Advisory Committee were recently interviewed by the Woodinville Fire & Life Safety District commissioners.
Four-car chain reaction accident near Gold Creek
A chain-reaction accident on 140th Place NE left one motorist injured and four vehicles damaged on May 19.
Lambert, Backlund town hall meetings focus on 1997 session
State Reps. Kathy Lambert, R-Redmond, and Bill Backlund, R-Redmond, announced they will be holding two town hall meetings to discuss with citizens the recently completed 1997 legislative session.
Obituary: Walter W. Wegener
Funeral services were held May 21 at Green's Funeral Home in Redmond for Walter Wegener, 59, of Woodinville.
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