Northwest NEWS

October 5, 1998

Front Page

Hearing to be scheduled on LakePointe appeal

 In his appeal, Kenmore resident, Dan Olsen focuses on the impact on the community of the additional traffic which will be created by the $400+ million project. In addition to traffic concerns, he pointed to the inability of the Sammamish River bridge to handle the additional volume.

New home for Northshore Utility District

 "Our ability to deliver services and provide a more efficient operation will be greatly enhanced," General Manager Ron Gehrke said, adding that the new facility will not result in a rate hike. He pointed out that revenue from the liquidation of the current Kenmore location as well as satellite locations will go toward the cost of the new facility.

Wildcliffe Showcase traffic concerns to be addressed

 Because the Designer Showcase at the Wildcliffe Mansion is expected to bring considerable traffic to the lower Simonds Road area from Oct. 11 to Nov. 8, sponsors of the event will be canvassing neighbors this week to discuss concerns about parking and traffic impacts. Also, Northshore Utility District has agreed to move their Simonds Road sewer project to the upper portion of the road to help reduce traffic congestion.

Forest protest comes to Bothell

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First meeting of Kenmore Historians a success

 Forty-five people came to the Kenmore Community Club last Wednesday to share their memories of yesteryear and to discuss ways to preserve the city's heritage for future generations.