Northwest NEWS

August 31, 1998

Local News

News Briefs

  Why power was out in downtown Woodinville; hearing on Comp Plan amendments

Sheriff's Youth Day set for Sept. 12

  Pet a police pooch, direct a 911 call, meet the county sheriff, get your mug shot taken. Those will be just some of the activities for kids 10 to 18-years-old and their families during the King County Sheriff's Youth Day Sept. 12.

Police Beat

  A 55-year-old Redmond man was booked into King County Jail after hitting a stop sign at the intersection of N.E. 173rd St. and Woodinville Dr. and then driving off. When stopped by police, he apologized, though apparently had made no effort to contact anyone about the damage.

Farmers Market to offer car washes

 While people purchase vegetables, fruits, flowers, and baked goods, community groups can earn dollars by having car washes at the market.

Search for new city manager continues

  So far, Hulbert, president of a Snohomish firm seeking a city manager for Woodinville, says over three dozen resumes have poured into his office from places like the Eastern seaboard and the Sun Belt states, as well as Germany, Panama and Thailand.

Potluck picnic celebrates Duvall's 85th birthday

  Special guests were the Tolt Historical Society, Duvall Councilmember Pat Fullmer, Duvall Postal employee Sue Johnson and the Forgue family from the Snoqualmie Tribe. Have a look.

New phone prefix in Bothell

  GTE has announced that due to growth in the Bothell area, the telephone prefix 424 has been added.

Air better but salmon still dying

  The economy is doing well, the environment is doing so-so, but home ownership isn't an affordable option for those living on a median income in King County. Those were some of the highlights of the county's annual growth and benchmark reports released last week by Executive Ron Sims.

Volunteers needed for stream projects

  In October, volunteers will plant trees and shrubs along the banks of the Sammamish River to help improve fish and wildlife habitat and water quality. Find out how to get involved.

Youth Safety - A Joint Responsibility

  For a long time I have wanted to find a way to involve young people in the policies and laws that affect their lives. To that end, I am forming a District Youth Advisory Council to the Legislature says Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe.

Bothell rider competes in world championship

  American Quarter horse enthusiast, Jamie Cheatham of Bothell, competed in the 27th annual American Quarter Horse Youth Association World Championship Show and Convention in Fort Worth Texas. Have a look.

Bothell Parks and Rec preschool

  The Bothell Parks and Rec preschool program has limited space available for the upcoming school year.

KCTS seeks entries for Quilts of the Northwest show

  More than 100 works by quilters in Washington and British Columbia will be spotlighted in "Quilts of the Northwest," a KCTS special slated to premiere in November.

Road Closure

  There will be a single lane closure on Jonathon Road east of 2nd Pl. W. through Sept. 28.


  Nancy Joyce Roth

Serenade at park

  Have a look.