Northwest NEWS

June 15, 1998

Local News

Teen with loaded gun arrested near school

  Police arrested the 13-year-old boy last Thursday just off the campus of Canyon Park Junior High. A .22 caliber semiautomatic handgun was found tucked in the waistband of his pants.

Police look for gold Fiero

  According to eyewitnesses, the Fiero hit the rear left end of a Mercury Sable station wagon that was pulling out of AM-PM onto northbound 131st Ave. N.E. and then drove off.

Federov pleads not guilty to new charges

  A 17-year-old boy suspected in a two-person crime spree stretching from Seattle to downtown Woodinville pled not guilty to seven new charges filed against him in King County Superior Court June 5.

Fire district ready to staff downtown station

 The new fire personnel already have fire service experience, have attended a firefighter recruit academy and are Washington State Emergency Medical Technicians, according to the district.

City staff takes survey

  The city jumped on the chance to survey its staff, partly because the first ten cities to apply received it at no cost and also because of nagging questions about morale at City Hall.

City to launch sign code education campaign

  The campaign will include a presentation to the Woodinville Chamber of Commerce on August 11.

Woodinville fireman assists in Kansas rescue

  Woodinville Fire and Life Safety District disaster preparedness manager was dispatched to Kansas last week to assist in the rescue of victims of a grain elevator explosion there.

Last call for Wilmot donations

  It's time for people to write their checks if they want their names in the park.

Maltby Food Bank moving to temporary quarters

  "Even though we are moving, we will still be around," said Fran Walster, food bank director.

New Eagle Scout honored

  His service project was building shelves in an emergency container at Woodmoor Elementary.

Puppy raisers

  Canine Companions for Independence needs volunteers to raise puppies who will then be trained as assistance dogs.

W.A.R.T. makes summer fun

  With the Woodinville Area Recreational Transit (W.A.R.T.) bus, Northshore area youth don't have to sit at home this summer.

Pet licensing programs

  Purchase of a pet license will give a pet a "free ride home" on its first impound, and notification by King County if the pet has been picked up.

U-pick strawberries return

  Remlinger Farms U-Pick strawberry field in Carnation is open for the season.

Obituary: John Christian McMahon

  "Johnny" as his many friends and family called him, was a wonderful son, father, husband, grandfather, brother and friend to all.

Obituary: Leah Minnae Bult

  Memorial services were held June 9 at Duvall Church for Leah Bult, 4 months.

County adopts Taiwanese sister county

  Both Snohomish County and Tainan Hsian share high-tech and aerospace industries, and extend from the water to the mountains.