JUNE 16, 1997
Vote to not vote is derailed
A resolution introduced by Councilmembers Marsha Engel and Art Saulness to ban "final action" votes at Woodinville City Council study sessions failed at the June 9 meeting after three amendments to the resolution forced supporters to switch their votes.
Residents concerned with wind changes Falcon Ridge may bring
When the wind blows now, branches in the well-treed Pioneer Hills neighborhood come down. When Falcon Ridge, a 4.65-acre, 15-unit, single-family detached housing development due south of Pioneer Hills is graded and built on, whole trees may come down.
Woodinville man charged with church burglaries
A 24-year-old transient arrested during a traffic stop in Bothell on June 5 has been charged with two counts of second-degree burglary for robbing a Kenmore and a North Seattle church, according to papers filed by the King County Prosecutor's Office June 10.
Cothern seeks Snohomish County Council position
Barbara Cothern has announced that she is seeking election to the Snohomish County Council. Cothern, a Democrat, is running for position #4 in south Snohomish County.
Olsen, Sterner file for council seats
Two area Republicans, Tim Olsen and Ed Sterner, have both recently announced they will be running for 1st District Democratic incumbent Maggi Fimia's seat on the King County Council.
Staggered terms set for planning commissioners
The Woodinville City Council approved the staggering of the terms of Planning Commissioners so that no more than two would be replaced in one year. Under the current system, four terms expire July 2, 1997, and three terms come up in 1999.
Two new planning commissioners chosen
The Woodinville City Council met and interviewed four candidates for two Planning Commission posts on June 11. The successful candidates were John Janson and Terry DePolo.
Obituary: Timothy Michael Witte
Timothy Witte, 35, long-time resident of Woodinville and a student at both Cottage Lake Elementary and Leota Junior High, died June 7th in Michigan.
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