Northwest NEWS

August 17, 1998

Local News

Man robs Kingsgate bank

  A man who the FBI says is responsible for four other local bank robberies, hit the Kingsgate Washington Mutual last Thursday afternoon.

Shots fired, cars damaged

  Two vehicles, parked at two different addresses, sustained over a $1,000 in damage from what's believed to have been "bird" shot fired from a 12-gauge shotgun.

Police Beat

  A 30-year-old Tacoma man was arrested for fourth-degree assault after a scuffle at an electronics store in the 15500 block of Wood-Red Rd. with a co-worker. The victim claims he was mortally threatened, hit from behind and tackled to the ground while the suspect maintains it was a mutual wrestling match that the victim started by banging his (the suspect's) phone on his desk.

City approves six-year capital plan

 There are eleven "first priority" projects which received funding.

Yoga for moms and moms-to-be

  Evergreen Hospital will offer two yoga programs for new moms and moms-to-be in September.

News Briefs

  Sexually-oriented business legislation, burn bans and accidents...read all about it.

Baskin-Robbins bandit turns himself in, again

  A 27-year-old Kirkland man police say robbed the Woodinville Baskin-Robbins twice turned himself in, again.

City set to begin enforcing sign code

  Starting in mid to late August, the City of Woodinville will being sending out letters to property owners with illegal signs.

Tomorrow's tuition at today's prices

  Washington State is now prepared to make college education a little more affordable for Washington State children. This fall, the state will introduce a program that allows parents to pre-pay their children's future education at today's rate by purchasing tuition units in advance of their attendance. Read all about it.

County approves LakePointe

  LakePointe will be similar to Carillon Point in Kirkland. Plans call for over 200,000 square-feet of office space, 440,000 square-feet of retail and commercial space, including cinemas and a hotel, 1,200 residential dwelling units, a 53-slip boat marina and 4,464 parking spaces.

Evergreen State Fair opens

  The Evergreen State Fair rolls into Monroe from Aug. 27--Sept. 7 at the Evergreen Fairgrounds. Learn about some of the highlights.

Engagements

  Hummel - Hunter

Mall Madness, Magic Mystery Trip in Bothell

  Read all about this mall trip for teens. You're going to like it.

BCC continues program at Cedarcrest

  Continuing education computer classes offered at Cedarcrest High School this last spring were so well received the schedule has been expanded to include other areas of learning.

Discount carnival tickets on sale

  Tickets for the Evergreen State Fair's amusement carnival can be purchased at prices up to 50 percent off regular weekend rates.

Obituary

  Garland Edward "Gem" McGrew, Sr.