Northwest NEWS

December 21, 1998

Local News

Cottage Lake 'drug house' to be leveled

home condemnedPeople living at a condemned mobile home were given three days to move their gear out by King County officials who say the structure will be taken down because of longstanding code violations.

Man freed; county unspecific if still considered suspect from Woodinville robbery and sexual assault

suspect freedLast week, police freed a 31-year-old Bellevue man they had arrested as a suspect in a Woodinville armed robbery and sexual assault from Dec. 8 while investigators continue to search for evidence that links him to the scene, or clears him of suspicion.

City: require 'stringent' measures on pipeline

pipeline resolutionThe Woodinville City Council called on state officials to "require the most stringent mitigations, standards, and inspections neccesary to protect the environment" if a proposed petroleum pipeline is built.

Council approves '99 budget

Woodinville budgetThe Woodinville City Council passed a $25.7 million budget for 1999 early last week that squirrels away more money for a city hall/civic center, hires more employees, and holds the line on property tax rates.

Snow, cold temps hit area

cold weatherSnow and cold temperatures hit Northshore and the Lower Snoqualmie Valley last weekend, and are expected to continue early this week.

LakePointe hearing calls for document approval

LakePointe hearingThe appeal of the LakePointe project filed by Kenmore resident Dan Olsen focusing on traffic impacts was partially granted in finds released last week.

Money from trees will go back to parks

local parksA grove of tall trees in Kingsgate that had become hazardous will be cut down, but proceeds from their sale will benefit local parks.

SR-522 would be widened under governor's budget

SR-522Widening State Route 522 is a top priority under Gov. Gary Locke's proposed $2.9 billion, two-year transportation budget.

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