Northwest NEWS

March 22, 1999

Local News


Wilmot Park grand opening May 22

   Woodinville's flagship park along the banks of the Sammamish River will be the scene of an all-city celebration on May 22, 2-4 p.m. The park was built with community participation. Designed by the firm of Jongejan, Gerrard, McNeal of Bellevue, the park features a pavilion, picnic tables, a non-motorized boat launch, restrooms, a children's play area, and an informal amphitheater.

   "We will sponsor a series of free summer concerts on Sundays at 6 p.m. during the month of August and additional activities throughout the year," said Lane Youngblood, Director of Woodinville Parks and Recreation Department. Anyone wishing to find out more about the celebration, volunteer opportunities at this event, or the concert series may call 425-489-2700.

Kenmore development subject of 'All Roads Lead to LakePointe'

   A second interview concerning the appeal of LakePointe's commercial site development permit and building permit will be featured in the public access television show Forward Focus, to air Sunday, March 31 at 9 p.m. on cable channel 29. This segment will contain a review of the development's scope and the possibility of traffic problems, as well as an update on the progress of the appeal filed last November.

   When completed, the LakePointe project would include 1,200 residential units, 4,500 parking spaces, a 52-slip marina, and 400,000 square feet of commerical space, as well as 200,000 square feet of office space.

Woodinville resident named advisor

   Marci Hennes of Woodinville is one of three new advisors appointed to Evergreen Community Health Care's Community Advisor Program, which allows residents to help shape decisions about health care services provided by the district. Community advisors serve on special task forces, attend bi-monthly educational sessions, and assist in community district plans and programs throughout the community. Advisors serve three-year terms, with new members recruited each fall.