Northwest NEWS

July 20, 1998

Local News

Police beat

  Nintendo equipment and games worth $320 were stolen from a residence last week, but that isn't all that was stolen around town.

County goes on-line with sex offender info

  A search of the 98072 zip code, the Woodinville area, found 40 registered offenders living here.

Fire that destroyed artist's workshop ruled accidental

  Another barn and a home stand within 30 yards of the burned building. Owner Gary Vig praised the fire crew's work.

Ackley trial to begin again

 The jury, which wasn't sequestered, was advised not to watch TV or read newspapers.

New noxious weed hits Woodinville

  "If we're aggressive enough in the early stages, we can get rid of it in this city," Sasha Shaw, a King County weed inspector said, adding that it could turn into a "worse pest than dandelions."

Sen. McAuliffe honored for education efforts

  McAuliffe is only the third lawmaker to receive both of the association's top awards.

New officers for Teen Northshore

  The new director is Sue Pero. Pero is a long-time PTA officer, former chair of Northshore Together and a 3-year member of the Northshore School District Board.

Refinancing saves money for hospital district

  Evergreen's credit rating has also been upgraded to AA by Standard & Poors, and to A1 by Moody's.

Snohomish joins King County in tobacco ad restrictions

  Only in certain locations of Snohomish and Pierce counties will cigarette ads be allowed, and those will be limited to drab, two-tone signs with just brand and price listing.