December 22, 1997
Armed robber dies in gun battle at Woodinville 7-11
Gunfire greeted early morning risers in Woodinville last Thursday when a pair of teenagers' crime blitz came to a violent, deadly ending at a local convenience store.
Woodinville passes $22.2 million budget
Mayor Bob Miller termed the creation and approval of the $22.2 million outline for next year "a routine budget process" and other councilmembers expressed similar ho-hum sentiment. But there are items to get excited about.
Bothell man shoots, kills intruder
Capt. Bob Woolverton, Bothell police, said 27-year-old Paul "Pablo" Young woke and threatened to kill the man and his wife at about 1:30 a.m. if "they didn't comply with his instructions."
Bothell says goodbye to Curtin, hello Guinn
City Manager Rick Kirkwood called Curtin an "even-handed moderator...whose leadership was valued."
Christmas tree catches fire, damages house
The downstairs of the two-story wood-frame home east of Canyon Park was gutted while the upstairs suffered smoke and flame damage.
Toys for Tots
Local drop-off sites.
TRF streets may be named rather than numbered
The City Council may soon take action on a Woodinville Historical Society proposal to name a pair of streets the downtown shopping complex has created.
Marijuana grow-operation found in burning house
Police have two suspects in mind but have made no arrests. Two halide "grow-lamps" and six "starter" plants were also confiscated. Starter plants upstairs were consumed by flames. "This sort of thing discovered during a house fire is rare.
Street restriping to alleviate traffic
Crews are expected to create a second left-turn lane on eastbound N.E. 175th St. at 131st Ave. N.E. by restriping the roadway there.
Northshore School Board elects new officers
B-Z Davis, who has been on the school board since 1991, was elected president of the Northshore School Board replacing Kirby Larson.
Three-year EMS levy on February ballot
Next step is motivating voters to approve the measure.
Watershed volunteer training
WSU Cooperative Extension King County's Land/Water Stewardship Program is now recruiting for the 1998 Watershed Volunteer Training. Land/Water Stewards are trained volunteers who help others make educated choices about the use of their land and water resources.
Holiday emphasis on DUI
A special unit of the sergeant and six troopers, deployed from regular traffic duties, will be on alert again this week as the Washington State Patrol targets DUI violations during December in King County for the fifth year in a row.
'Stepping Out' in Seattle
An expanded, updated second edition of "Stepping Out" is available now in area book stores. The handy guidebook is a compact collection of ideas for couples, singles and friends.
High tea and fashions at Brittany Park
Check out who's decked out for the holidays.
New chamber officers announced
See who your new leaders of the chamber are.
Tree recycling schedule
King County residents can recycle their Christmas trees and help the environment this holiday season by taking advantage of a free program.
Aerobics, swimming classes scheduled
The Northshore Recreation Council is offering two new recreation programs.
Katherine Sue (Miller) Beaudry