Northwest NEWS

May 10, 1999

Local News

Briefs

Sheriff says "enough" to bomb threats

   King County Sheriff Dave Reichert, Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) Special Agent in Charge John Ross, and King County Executive Ron Sims have joined forces to say "enough" to bomb scares in King County schools.

   "We will arrest and prosecute anyone committing this crime to the fullest extent of the law," said Reichert. Bomb threats are a Class C felony, punishable by up to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine, for each count.

City to celebrate National Historic Preservation Month

   BOTHELL--In honor of National Historic Preservation Month, Bothell's Landmark Preservation Board will hold an open house at the Northshore Senior Center on May 15 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. The event coincides with the Senior Center's monthly pancake breakfast. The Board is looking for longtime residents of the area to provide stories and anecdotes for a planned video. Call 486-3256 for details.

Kenmore flooded with planning commission applicants

   KENMORE--City Manager Steve Anderson announced that 38 residents have applied for positions on the Kenmore Planning Commission. Applicants included a CPA, several PHDs, and a doctor; length of residence for the candidates range from two months to 41 years. The City Council will study the applications and select a smaller group to interview, after which nine members will be selected. The council is looking for a diverse group from all areas of Kenmore.