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AUGUST 25, 1997

Local News

Bothell reorganizes city departments

 Bothell reorganizes Public Works to include community development, and places long range planning with the city manager's office.

House burn postponed

 Burning demonstration postponed until September.

A Semester Apart

 Woodinville High School graduate Sarah Beran, from Claremont McKenna College arrived in Beijing on Aug. 23 where she will take courses for a semester. She also will be sharing her experiences and observations with Woodinville Weekly readers.

City settles after fireworks disappointment

 Woodinville reaches settlement with fireworks company after Fourth of July show fizzles; city vows bigger, better show next year.

Bothell Food Bank needs volunteers

 The Bothell office of the Multi-Service Centers of North and East King County needs volunteers to help in the food bank.

Can you identify this baseball team?

 Before the construction of the Hollywood School, the Derby School, with a baseball diamond nearby, occupied the site. In this picture, a baseball team poses with their coach (or possibly a teacher?)

Police sex offender crackdown brings in unregistered offenders

 King County Police launched a crackdown on unregistered sex offenders last week, arresting 14 as of August 21. Failure to register is a felony, punishable by up to five years in jail.

"Water Cents" can add up to savings

 The Woodinville Water District and City of Redmond Division of Natural Resources have embarked on a partnership pilot program developed for their high water use customers.

Clearview man charged in two Eastside murders

 According to papers filed in King County Superior Court last week, in early June a drunk Gary Dean Ackley admitted to Stephanie Dittrick that he killed Arlene Jensen before the seamstress' body was found near Woodinville June 21.

BATF joins cafe arson investigation

 The BATF joined an arson investigation at a Woodinville cafe.

Vandalism and crime addressed at BIA meeting

 Vandalism and crime addressed at Business Industrial Assn. meeting

Fire damages Kenmore warehouse

 A fire damages a Kenmore play equipment warehouse.

Maltby incorporation backers meet with community

 The suspicious and the curious came to a community meeting called by Maltby/Clearview incorporation proponents last Wednesday night.

"First Moves" funding approved by RTA board

 A revised 1997 budget which includes funding to put in place four "first moves" projects was approved by the RTA Board at its July 24 meeting.


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