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January 19, 1998

Local News

Police beat

police  Find out what crimes happened in your community this week.

Teen sentenced in Lee shooting

  Last week, a 13-year-old Bothell boy was sentenced to 80 weeks in a juvenile correction facility for shooting his friend, Isaac Lee, last summer.

Dumpster fire at apartment complex

  Ashes from residents' fireplaces may have been to blame for the fire.

Frontier breaks ground for new bank

  Frontier Bank broke ground near the Woodinville Park and Ride for a new bank branch recently.

BHS students expelled for drug possession, paraphernalia "Not a landmark issue," cop says

  The Northshore School District expelled four Bothell High School students for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia last Friday afternoon as a result of an anonymous tip.

Railroad crossing will help improve downtown access

  Last week, Burlington Northern-Santa Fe crews began building a safer railroad crossing that will also lead to better vehicle access to Woodinville's new downtown shopping district.

Fire Board supports EMS levy

  Commissioner Ben May asked Chief Steve Smith what would happen if the levy were to fail again. Smith replied that "more than just the EMS program would be in danger of being cut back. Paramedics, dispatchers, an entire range of direct and indirect services are all in jeopardy of being curtailed,"

Senior rights help

  Free information and referrals.

News from the King County Council

  It is true that the County will be leasing space on the tower to commercial wireless providers. However, these providers would be seeking tower sites anyway, and by accommodating them on a facility that the county must build, we can help reduce the pressure to build other cell towers in the area.

Engagement

  Penitsch - Oller

Engagement

  Sprague - Switzer

Gorge X at Columbia Winery

  The annual event features Northwest specialty foods, cookbooks and Columbia wines.

Daffodil Days needs volunteers

  Daffodil Representatives are needed to take orders for daffodils from co-workers, friends and associates.

File your 1997 taxes by telephone

  The whole telephone tax-filing procedure takes about ten minutes, and refunds are usually issued twice as quickly as with paper returns.

Woodinville Chamber of Commerce seeks beneficiary

  The Woodinville Chamber gives a portion of the proceeds from its annual fund raising auction to a charitable cause. Apply now to be the beneficiary.

Girl Scout cookie sale

  Many troops rely on this revenue to fund activities such as crafts and camping.

Credit union offers scholarship awards

  Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to students who demonstrate excellence in academic achievement and community service.