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December 15, 1997

Local News

Duvall resident one of two killed on Redmond street

  Trudy Sullivan, a resident of Duvall, and Sherry Ducken were hit by a pickup truck while crossing a busy street. Sullivan, 47, and Ducken, 45, were both employees of the city of Redmond. Another employee, Phil Cohen, was also hit, but suffered only minor injuries.

Bothell teen guilty in shooting death

  Last week, a 13-year-old Bothell boy was found guilty of first-degree manslaughter in the accidental shooting death of his best friend.

Police beat


Cities approve sending 3-year EMS levy to vote

  The City Councils of Seattle, Federal Way, Bellevue, Shoreline and Kent all approved placing a three-year $.29 per $1,000 of assessed property value levy on the county-wide Feb. 3 ballot.

Woodinville man pleads not guilty to child molestation

  A 31-year-old Woodinville man plead not guilty to charges that he molested his 8-year-old "Little Brother" in King County Superior Court last week.

Upcoming events in Snohomish County

  Individuals, organizations and business planners for the new year can attain information on upcoming events from the Snohomish County Visitor Information Center.

Bumbershoot seeks participants

  Bumbershoot, The Seattle Arts Festival seeks artists, performers, and vendors for its 1998 Labor Day Weekend arts extravaganza.

WFLSD employee survey released

  The survey, which measured the performance of the commissioners, fire chief and others against last year's survey, showed employees have a lack of faith in the direction of the five-member board of commissioners while confidence in the fire chief has risen.

Rotary pledges to build playground at Wilmot

  Woodinville Rotary Club president Bill Gowin presented Mayor Bob Miller with checks totaling $34,000 representing the final installment of the club's $84,500 commitment to the park. But the Rotary isn't stopping at that.

City admits partial fault on Trib 90, but still wants county to design guard rails

  The two have been corresponding regularly over fallout from the joint $400,000 stream-widening project along 148th Ave. N.E. near the Hollywood Hill Schoolhouse.

Utility tax brought back up, budget not adopted yet

  Passage of Woodinville's $22.2 million budget was held up when Councilman Art Saulness reopened discussion on the proposed utility tax, hoping to include the tax in the regular budgeting process rather than having it as a supplemental item.

Historical Society proposes renaming downtown streets

  The group wants to rename Woodinville's downtown streets with the names of local communities and industries that existed here earlier this century.

Scouts clean up park

  Armed with rakes and loaded with energy, members of Den 9 of Cub Scout Pack 422 removed leaves.

Flood insurance available for city residents, businesses

  The City of Woodinville recently joined the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) which allows all city residents and businesses to purchase federally-backed flood insurance.

Crisis clinic needs volunteers

  Volunteers help others through immediate and confidential response to persons in stressful or crisis situations, and are supervised on-site by mental health professionals.

Water District receives grants from King County for educational projects

  Students from Northshore Junior High will work with students from Woodmoor to learn how the choices we make in landscape practices affect water quality and water quantity.

Scouts work to help Maltby Food Bank

  All in all they spent 40 hours on the community service project and collected 775 pounds of food and almost $300 in donations.

Gift of wellness for the holidays

  Evergreen gift certificates can help you help a friend or loved one achieve their New Year's resolution or simply learn more about a favorite health topic.

Ridge Riders raise money for Hooterville

  The Woodinville Ridge Riders 4H Club performed their holiday community service project by raising $880 and a pickup truck full of pet food for Hooterville Safehaus.

Call for manuscripts

  Floating Bridge Press seeks quality poetry chapbook manuscripts for the 1998 Floating Bridge Press Poetry Chapbook Award.

School-age care

  Full days of activities, fun and friendship keep children involved and content during the holiday recess.


  Emily Lynn Hansen and Daniel Joseph Woellhof have announced their engagement and plans to be married June 20, 1998 at the First Lutheran Church of Richmond Beach.


  Katherine Anne Margeson and Brian Earl Anderson were married Aug. 24 at the Edmonds Seventh Day Adventist Church.


  Shelley Murphy, of Kirkland, and Ryan Ramcke, of Woodinville, were married July 18 at the North Seattle Alliance Church.


  Melissa J. Schroeder and Michael G. Freeman were married July 26 at the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Mill Creek.

Inglemoor's Sally Barnum selected Washington State Advisor of the Year

  Her statewide reputation as an advocate for student activities made her the unanimous choice of the Washington Association of Secondary School Principals Student Leadership Committee.

Volunteer call

  The need for blood doesn't take a holiday. Puget Sound Blood Center needs volunteers to work at mobile blood drives or centers in this area.

Berit's bright lights

  Donations can be made to "Buy a Light for Berit's Bright Future" and the tree can be seen in the Woodinville community known as "The Farm" at 15515 NE 144th Place. The cost of the donation is $10 per light with all proceeds going towards medical research in the fight against Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood disorder

Scout receives Eagle ranking

  On the way to receiving the rank of Eagle Scout, Garrett Kelly, of troop 420, earned 27 merit badges. He took snorkeling and junior leader training and received a special heroism award after saving his brother from a drowning accident.

Gift suggestions for seniors

  First, avoid adding to clutter in the home. Second, don't overwhelm the elderly with technology. And third, avoid clothing because most seniors already have more than they can wear.

Mrs. Washington

  Applications are now being accepted state wide for the Eleventh Annual Mrs. Washington International Pageant.

Local rider wins championship

  Kristina and Risky Business, an 8-year old liver chestnut mare, placed first in the World Championship Mares (5 years and older) Class. That win qualified her and Risky to compete in the World Grand Championship Class. which they also won.

Santa Hos arrives

  Santa Hos (rhymes with Claus) and Mrs. Hos arrived at Housing Hope's Tomorrow's Hope Child Care Center in Everett.

Many consumers get burned buying firewood

  Every year, more than 20 Washington citizens get burned buying firewood from unscrupulous wood sellers. On average, these consumers each lose about $100.

Alumni Applause



  Margaret Ellen McGrath


  William Clinton Irvine