October 19, 1998
Kenmore man arrested for bank robberies
He was an enigma, a calm, collected fellow in sunglasses and baseball cap who robbed banks about once a week this summer.
A suspect at the Kenmore Safeway showed a supervisor a gun and demanded to be taken to where the money was kept, then ordered the supervisor to fill a bag and let him out a fire door where he walked past an employee on break. Police were unable to locate suspect.
Open houses to address SR 522 changes
The State Department of Transportation--Office of Urban Mobility is recommending a raised and landscaped median on State Route 522 in parts of Kenmore and Bothell. Learn about this and other proposals to improve the safety of the busy route running from Bothell through Seattle.
Woodinville council protects trees
Councilwoman Marsha Engel said there has been "wonderful and surprising community support for this ordinance." She said that Redmond is looking at a similar plan.
Woodinview affordable housing project to begin
Planned are 170 units for a variety of ages and income levels on a 22-acre site at 144th Ave. N.E. and the North Bypass. The final proposal calls for 50 units of senior housing, 50 units of family rental, and 70 units for sale at prices between $96,000 and $199,000.
The November 3 ballot
Meet the 44th Congressional District candidates.
They came to the aid of a child who had fallen onto I-5, dove into rivers to save drowning people or performed CPR on heart attack victims, and Oct. 29-30 these heroes will be honored in Spokane for their courageous actions.
Forum on Tributary 90 Stream Enhancement
Special guests include King County Executive Ron Sims; Woodinville Mayor Don Brocha; King County Councilmember Louise Miller and other representatives.
Local merchants support Children's Country Home
In a show of community support some Woodinville shop and restaurant owners are donating a portion of sales to the Children's Country Home of Woodinville.
Northshore Recreation classes
Can we interest you in drop-in basketball, badminton or volleyball?
Volunteers needed for Daffodil Days
The event takes place in the spring, and raises money for cancer research, health education, patient advocacy and patient services.
These local residents are to be commended.
Direct Deposit available
Recipients of Social Security and other government programs can sign up for Direct Deposit and have their checks deposited into their bank accounts.
Flu season is just around the corner
This year's flu vaccine includes protection against A/Beijing, A/Sydney and B/Beijing viral strains. Health officials have determined these are the strains most likely to be causing influenza in the U.S. this year. You need a flu shot every year because the vaccine is different every year, so it can include the strains of influenza that are likely to cause influenza during the flu season.
Snohomish County sets aside money for land buys
Exactly $1 million in Conservation Futures, collected through property taxes, would go to buy a 790-acre property in south Snohomish County between Crystal and Paradise Lakes in the headwaters of Bear Creek. Read about other purchases.
Robert Clifford Benham
Rick 'E-Z' Clark