Northwest NEWS

May 25, 1998

Front Page

Fishing returns as part of Cottage Lake Park reopens

 How's the fishing? Two avid fisherwomen spent the afternoon angling for the thousands of chubby rainbow trout the State Department of Fish and Wildlife planted earlier this spring. Read about their catch and learn about other future improvements to the park.

Council reconsiders admissions tax exemption

 Chateau Ste. Michelle, Redhook Brewery and Columbia Winery are rising up as one against a proposal to extend the City of Woodinville's five percent admissions tax to their events. On June 1, the City Council is scheduled to consider repealing the exemption businesses in the city's Tourist District have had since the tax was passed last May. While Woodinville stands to double its admissions tax revenue if the exemption is negated, all three beverage makers say charities, customers and they themselves will be hurt, and that will in turn hurt the city.

Official groundbreaking

 Learn details of this momentous event in Bothell's history.