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AUGUST 11, 1997

Local News

Cafe fire determined to be arson

  A fire set at a Woodinville cafe last week has been determined to be an arson.

Worker injured inside pipe

  A construction worker is pinned inside a pipe and airlifted to Harborview Hospital.

State audit of water commissioner done: 'Much ado about nothing,' says Backstrom

  A state audit of Woodinville Water District Commissioner Walter Backstrom recommends further actions against him is unnecessary.

The Falcon Ridge plat approved

  The Falcon Ridge development is given the go-ahead by Bothell.

Oh no, my windows are down!

  A car owner braves the pounding rain in last week's sudden thunderstorm.

School district proposes new bus barn

  Northshore School District is eyeing a parcel on SR 9 for a bus barn; already neighbors oppose it. Find out why.

Hendricks withdraws from County Council race: Miller now unopposed

  Hendricks withdraws from county council race; incumbent Miller now runs unopposed.

Street improvements lead to better community, consultant says

  Local officials learned more about 'walkable communities' from a man who has preached the concept around the globe. Here's how it applies to Woodinville and Bothell.

Downtown trees may be saved

  Woodinville is studying options to save the London Plane trees blamed for sidewalk and street problems bordering N.E. 175th St. and 140th Avenue N.E. near Seafirst and B.P. Gas Station.

Address change

  The Central Puget Regional Transit Authority has moved its offices.

Obituary: James "Jimmy" Patronis

  James "Jimmy" Patronis recently passed away. Patronis was best known as the band leader of "The Starlighters."


Police beat