Northwest NEWS

June 29, 1998

Local News

Derailed murder trial back on track

  It's the story of a man's hate, anger, paranoia, indiscretion and ultimately his fear.

Bullet passes through truck

  The bullet passed in front of a 37-year-old driver and out the passenger window.

Kenmore man pleads not guilty to burning house, harrassing wife

  "I told you how I did it. Told you that I did it. Told you I was glad I did it. Told you that I found it gratifying to find that the damage was major and visible. Anything else you need to know?"

The Woodinville Library's Reading Circle is open

 The Reading Circle design includes one large central bench for an adult and three lower benches for children in the audience.

Beanie Babies attract crowd at Woodinville gift stores

  Cathy Wingert of Kirkland is a serious collector. Outside the store since 2:45 a.m. that morning, she says she has about 420. She said she calls about 30 stores a day to find out if they have any of the dolls.

WHS substitute takes part in national bike ride

  Randy Wheeler rode off into the murky sunrise on a recent Monday morning, headed east as part of what may be the largest bicycle ride in history.

'Woodinville Sings' performs

  Singing "Shenandoah" and "Long Journey Home," with The Chieftains, the choir was rated as one of the top three in the world tour of the group, according to a spokesperson.

Hotel planned for Woodinville's tourist district would require street work

  An upscale 85-room hotel a developer wants to build in Woodinville won't be built unless improvements are made to a key intersection.

Sims says focus more growth in cities

  King County Executive Ron Sims vowed not to adjust the urban growth line. "While I am the Executive, we will not expand the urban growth area."

Woodinville Lions Club installs officers

  Lion of the year was Bob Fraser.

Engagement: McGuire - Marshall

  This couple plans to be married in September, 1998.

Marriage: Dailey - Meisner

  Another Woodinville grad marries.

Engagement: Johnson - Hansen

  Two Woodinville grads to marry.

Summer camp offered by Woodinville Parks & Recreation

  Volleyball, baseball, soccer, basketball and art classes--all are available.

Brownies clean up cemetery

  Have a look.

UW Bothell offers information sessions

  Did you know the University of Washington, Bothell, presents information sessions on the application and transfer process each Wednesday? Find out when and where.

Windermere helps local resident with home project

  Thirty persons donated approximately 150 hours to restore the landscaping of the home of a local Woodinville resident who is physically unable to provide complete care for the property.

Obituary: Marie Torkelson

  Thank you friends for making her visits to Washington so enjoyable. The Bertram family.

Obituary: Lise Toft Larsen

  Her friends will always remember her beautiful Northwest garden.

Free safe driving video

  Affordable Insurance Solution in Bellevue has young driver safety videos available at no charge for families and public service organizations.