Northwest NEWS

November 9, 1998

Local News

Elderly man bilked out of $5K

  According to the King County Sheriff's Office, the victim was pulled over on Bothell Way in Kenmore at about 3 p.m. Oct. 30 after being followed by a car with flashing headlights. The driver of the second car claimed to be a safety inspector and told the victim his rear wheel was defective, going on to say he would have to impound the car.

Councilmember questions if two offices are too much

  "If I find I'm so busy in Olympia I can't hold up my part of the City Council, I'll resign. But there's no reason to believe I can't do both," Councilwoman Jeanne Edwards said.

Police Beat

  Computer equipment worth $5,800 was taken from a 1997 Dodge Dakota parked at the QFC parking lot.

Election results as of Nov. 6

 Read the latest election results.

News Briefs

  A truck involved in the hit and run accident which killed Sandra Melendrez in Kenmore last month was recovered in Seattle.


  The city's year-end balance was incorrectly stated in last week's paper.

Recycling events yearly success

  Over 435,000 pounds of scrap metal, yard waste, cardboard and other househod waste has been collected.

Low income heating help

  If you need assistance paying your heating bill, you may be eligible for a grant.

Get your vehicle ready for winter

  Automotive breakdowns, always inconvenient, can be deadly in harsh winter weather--so it's wise to prepare in advance.


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Chamber planning winter calendar

  The Woodinville Chamber of Commerce is accepting submittals for the 1998-99 Winter Calendar of Events.

Northshore bazaars/craft sales

  Here's a list of bazaars and their dates.

Disabled drivers

  Visitors with disabilites can learn how to drive safely with appropriate modifications.

Mountain Pass Reports

  Get pass reports on the web. Find out how.

Free Estate Planning for seniors

  Call for a free copy of this checklist of helpful information.