Northwest NEWS

May 25, 1998

Local News

Police Beat

  Watch where you throw waterballoons!

WFLSD responds to two suicides

  Two adults take their lives.

Body identified as Snohomish man

  This man, who disappeared after leaving a party at a friend's place, was found four blocks away in a private pond. The Snohomish County Medical Examiner determined that the man died from drowning, but more questions need to be answered.

YMCA volunteers of the year

 "There is nothing like the feeling you get when you know you have made a difference in a child's life that will result in their life being a little easier or more enjoyable."

Water district plans put on hold

  Here is a tangled story of a utility district that may have built where it shouldn't have, and the neighbor who, tired of the noise and lights in the utility equipment yard, brought a halt to construction of the district's new headquarters.

County to use 'plain English'

  Someone shouldn't have to hire a lawyer or a lobbyist in order to understand what is happening to their land or neighborhood.

Cottage Lake Pool opens

  Activities include public swims, water exercises, family and adult swims and lessons.

Ruderman scraps race against White

  I now believe that it is in the best interest of the Democratic Party....to unite to overcome the Republicans and the narrow special interests they represent.

Consultant to lead Chinook recovery plan

  This former Republican King County Councilmember from Bellevue was named King County's salmon czar. Find out a little more about him and the task ahead of him.

'Adventure on Klickitat Island'

  It is a story of friends, sharing and problem solving set in the Northwest.



Summer theatre camps

  Each camp offers morning classes in musical theatre, acting and dance and afternoons full of rehearsing for a musical that is performed for the public on the final day of class.

Sims proposes county-wide ban on fireworks

  The ban would affect unincorporated King County and the areas of the county outside of city limits, effective 1999.

Unregistered sex offenders targeted

  The goal is to get all sex offenders to register with the Sheriff's Office. Under state law, offenders must provide the Sheriff with information on where he or she lives, works and for what offense they were convicted. It is a felony not to register.

Obituary: Diane Marie Zinser

  She was a loving wife and mother.