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January 5, 1998

Local News

Woodinville has new turn lane

  State work crews will soon put the finishing touches on a new turn lane at the corner of 173 Pl.-175 St. and 13l Ave. N.E.

Partnership announces 1998 chairperson

  Local business owner Leigh Henderson owns and operates Alexa's on Main, a restaurant and catering establishment located in downtown Bothell. She has served on the partnership since its inception in 1995.

New Year brings shooting death in Bothell

  At the Green Acres Mobile Home Park in Bothell, the first moments of 1998 were punctuated by several loud bangs, but these were not the sounds of celebratory pyrotechnics. They were the final, fatal explosions in a long standing feud.

Fire crew responds to gas leak

  According to Steven Susterich of the Bothell Fire Dept., had the leak been allowed to continue,the gas levels in the store could have reached explosive levels.

Espresso stand robbed by apologetic thief

  The man, wearing a ski mask, approached the establishment on the 17700 block of Bothell Way at about 3 p.m. and apologized for his actions before demanding the money from the attendant.


  Citizens for Northshore Schools is holding a meeting on the Northshore School District levies and a bond issue.

Road/Lane Closures

  The Snohomish County Department of Public Works advises motorists in the Maltby area of the total closure to through traffic on 233rd Place S.E. and 63rd Avenue S.E. between State Route 9 and 238th Street S.E.

Swamp Creek Park to be environmentally friendly

  King County is forging ahead with plans to develop the Swamp Creek Park on a 40 acre site in Kenmore on the north side of the Sammamish River.

Square Crows collect teddy bears

  The Woodinville Square Crows Square Dance Club presented over 60 teddy bears to Officer Don Hastings of the King County Police Dec. 12. The bears will be given to children and adults who have been traumatized in emergency situations.

Open house at Brittany Park

  Visitors may tour the facilities and enjoy refreshments prepared by the chef.

Prospective Kenmore City Council candidates register

  Once the council members have been elected, they will vote among themselves to elect a mayor to represent the city.

Children's pony programs

  Dashing Through the Snow, Family Hike and Just Horsin' Around II are three programs offered at Farrel-McWhirter Park in Redmond this January.

Social Concerns Council plans meeting

  Interfaith council shares information about pressing community needs.

Winter pet licensing begins

  Customers receive a pet license tag and either a free safety collar for cats or a free leash for dogs.

New Medicare preventative benefits

  Starting Jan. 1, Medicare will cover several new benefits to prevent and detect diseases at early stages when they are most treatable.

Disaster preparedness

  You should have an emergency kit at home, work and with you while you commute.

Parks and Rec programs for January

  See if any of these low cost classes interest you.

Learn to trace your ancestors

  Students will do hands-on research with various record sources on field trips and learn interviewing techniques and documentation skills.

Winter recreation guide now available

  Sign up for a winter recreation program before Jan. 16 and receive a pass good for five free swims at any King County pool.


  An incorrect photo accompanied the Woodinville Weekly Dec. 22 story.


  Pouliot - Paris

Bible group begins new study

  Bible Study Outreach is a non-denominational Bible study group that meets on Tuesdays.

Living With Iron' returns to gallery

  The works of professional blacksmith artists.