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AUGUST 18, 1997

Local News

Woodinville man drowns

 A Woodinville man accidentally drowns in Lake Washington. Police want to speak with a man and his son seen swimming nearby.

Child porn charges against plastic surgeon dropped

 A King County judge dismisses child porn possession charges against a Bothell cosmetic surgeon who still faces second-degree rape and assault charges.

Resident worries about loss of services if city buys school

 Opposition to Woodinville's purchase of the Sorenson Complex surfaced at last week's meeting. A local resident expressed concern that the town to pay for the school would hurt roads and other services in the future.

Water main ruptured

 A break in a water main causes cloudy water in Bothell.

Council tables zoning change on O'Boyle property

 City Council tables an amendment to change zoning on steep, 40 acre property that could've led to 226 new apartments on a hillside overlooking Woodinville.

Growth concerns pushing Maltby/Clearview to attempt incorporation

 Incorporation backers are pitching a city in south Snohomish County that would include the burgs of Maltby, Clearview and Grace. But will it fly?

Movie fans hit Redhook Bowl

 Free movies draw crowd to Redhook Bowl.

County imposes burn ban

 King County imposed a burn ban last week. Curiously, last winter's above average precipitation led to increased fire danger.

Up, up and away, but not quite yet

 Local company tests out new balloon.

Accident on W-D

 Accident on Woodinville-Duvall sends a 33-year-old local woman to the hospital; charges pending against a 19-year-old Woodinville man with a BAC of .04 and beer in the back of his truck.

Local riders challenge nation's best

Four Little Bit riders successfully challenged scorching heat, unfamiliar horses and some of the nation's best horseback riders with disabilities at the US Cerebral Palsy Athletic Association National Horse Show

History mystery

 The Woodinville Historical Society (WHS) is looking for identifications of the people in this picture as well as any other information or stories that are known regarding the brickworks.

Mystery Photo

 Last week's photo was the Woodinville Weekly Van.


Police beat