Northwest NEWS

October 12, 1998

Local News

Night of vandalism hits Canterbury

  It's puzzling and dismaying. Why would anybody enter a half-dozen vehicles, break off turn-signals, destroy some yard decorations but not others, and yet steal hardly a thing from seven different residents of a peaceful, enclosed downtown Woodinville community?

Police Beat

  Suspect ran out of adult video store in Kenmore at 11:30 p.m. with armload of merchandise totaling $572.40. Clerk pursued the suspect while he threw items around the parking lot and at the clerk.

Planter boxes filled with pansies, daffodils

  In all, 400 pansies and 675 bulbs were planted. The pansies will provide winter color and the bulbs will bloom in spring. Have a look.

Woodinville says 'whoa!'

 Last week, the City Council extended a moratorium on sexually oriented businesses (SOB), and is expected to adopt a moratorium on wireless communication facilities tonight (Oct. 12).

News Briefs

  A teenage girl who allegedly made death threats towards three Northshore Junior High students was arrested on an outstanding auto theft warrant and placed in the King County Youth Center, according to police.

Bank employees help out at Little Bit

  Employees of the Woodinville and Cottage Lake branches of Seafirst spent Oct. 3 at Little Bit Horse Riding Center painting fences. Have a look.

Trick-or-treat for UNICEF

  Free UNICEF teachers' kits and trick-or-treat orange boxes are free by calling (206) 506-6940.

Service dogs put on a show at the grange

  For those who need help with the laundry, making the bed, getting up or hearing the doorbell, there are service dogs that can come to the rescue. Have a look.

The search for the great pumpkin

  A traditional fall ritual is the search for the right pumpkin. Check out our list of pumpkin patches.

New class begins at Leadership Institute

  The eight-month institute program emphasizes leadership skills and development and community issues awareness by working on project teams.

Lane Closures

  The Snohomish County Department of Public Works advises motorists in the Bothell area of the single lane closure on Nellis Road between Filbert Road (Hwy 524) and Filbert Drive. Read about other lane closures.

New fall hours for zoo

  Woodland Park Zoo fall/winter hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, beginning Oct. 15 through March 14.

Bothell Parks & Rec programs

  Take a train trip to Centralia Oct. 23 on Amtrak. Participants will meet at the King Street Station at 7 a.m. and arrive back home at approximately 8 p.m. Find out more about this and other interesting outings.


  Ann E. Caldwell