Northwest NEWS

June 22, 1998

Local News

Northshore Police Beat

  Two males were involved in an altercation at a construction site. One accused the other of shoddy work which led to pushing and shoving and eventually head-butting causing injury. Ouch.

Split council ousts city manager

  Some councilmembers called the removal an overreaction and said it appeared to have been orchestrated.

New fireworks law for Snohomish County

  Due to past complaints of noise, animal disturbances, fires and injuries, Snohomish County has reduced the number of legal days for discharge of fireworks to one day only.

No county ban on fireworks this century

 "The ordinance has a timeline that made it virtually impossible to impose a ban in 1999," said Councilman Brian Derdowski, chairman of the unincorporated areas, in a prepared statement.

Community Band to perform at Disneyland

  The "happiest place on earth" will get happier this week when the Woodvinville Community Band take their show on the road.

Councilmember completes leadership program

  "Local government is very important," Solberg says. "It's the foundation for the rest of the government. If leaders keep learning and working, it's positive for the whole structure."

Obituary: Hila Jean Meyer

  Mrs. Meyer was a dedicated nurse, who most recently was the nurse at Bothell High School.