Northwest NEWS

August 31, 1998

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Fire board votes to purchase Knoll site

 The district hopes to sell Station 31, and according to Commissioner Tim Osgood, has already received offers on the property. A real estate service estimated it to be worth $1.8 million, though there was talk of offers of up to $2.5 million for it and an offer of $600,000 for the district's acreage near Boston Market during the meeting.

Firefighters help out at Country Home

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County will appeal soccer field ruling

 In a move that stunned farm land advocates, King County decided it will appeal a state board's decision that soccer fields couldn't be chalked onto agricultural land near Woodinville. "It's a shock, just a shock," said Judy Taylor, a Green River Valley farmer and King County Agriculture Commission chairwoman, the day after the decision.