Northwest NEWS

November 2, 1998

Local News

Dems make gains at state, national levels


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News Briefs


Woodinville firefighter found guilty in three deaths.

Kenmore man arrested for antique robbery

  While Snohomish County Sheriff's spokeswoman Jan Jorgensen said it was "close to everything if not everything" burglarized from Tic Toc Clock and Brass of Woodinville, one of the shopowners says it was actually only a quarter of all the antiques, clocks and watches stolen from the business last month.

Police Beat

  A 29-year-old man was booked for fourth-degree assault after hitting, choking and dragging his 24-year-old roommate over furniture at their Edgewood Apartment.

False alarms targeted

 With passage of new regulations in Woodinville, owners of businesses and homes with chronic false alarms will be hit where it hurts - in the wallet.

Workers picket school district

  Frustration with wages surfaced last week as Northshore School District maintenance, grounds and warehouse (MGW) employees staged an informational picket, waving signs and passing out flyers in front of school district headquarters. The 50 MGW workers, without a new contract since June, 1997, want more money and fear the district will force an impasse.

City, county, state meet on Hollywood intersection, Trib 90

  The question: Could King County help Woodinville with a key intersection in the Sammamish Valley? The answer: We can, but we have no money for it.

City to present 'Tran Plan'

  Ever wonder what the city is doing to address traffic issues? This week Wednesday you'll have a chance to see how Woodinville plans to improve streets at an open house.

Meet the candidates

  Woodinville residents, business owners and community leaders will have an opportunity to meet the five candidates Woodinville City Council will be interviewing for the position of City Manager.

Holiday citrus fruit sale

  Twenty-pound boxes of ruby red grapefruit or sweet navel oranges from Florida's Indian River are available for $15 each.

Ken Goodwin elected to post

  The General Membership of the Washington Association of Sewer and Water Districts has elected Ken Goodwin, Commissioner, Woodinville Water District as their next Vice-President.

Free eye exams offered

  Free eye screenings are being offered during the month of November for those suffering from diabetes.

How to prevent mail theft

  Postal Inspectors are actively investigating all information received concerning a local wave of mail thefts, use of counterfeit mail keys and the forging and cashing of checks stolen from the mail. Learn tips to prevent mail theft.

Low-cost health care coverage available

  For those who meet income guidelines, space is now available in Basic Health's reduced-premium program, with coverage still starting at $10 per month for each enrolled adult.

Free estate planning

  Save time and money by being prepared before you see your attorney.

Church has temporary home

  While the Woodinville Unitarian Universalist Church continues to make plans to build a church in the near future, it is making its temporary home at Northshore United Church of Christ.

Towne Center celebrates Halloween


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