Northwest NEWS

July 26, 1999

Local News

Northshore Schools to fire accused Kokanee teacher

teacher firingOn July 19, Northshore School District Superintendent Karen Forys sent a "Letter of Probable Cause Determination" to Kokanee Elementary teacher Carl Leede of Bothell, announcing the district's intention to fire him.

'Take It Easy, Bothell'

Take It Easy, BothellIn an innovative approach to traffic control in the community, and particularly the city's residential neighborhoods, the Bothell City Council formalized its support for the new "Take It Easy, Bothell" safe driving campaign.

City Council chooses city hall plan

city hall planThe Woodinville City Council has unanimously adopted the Intermediate Civic Model design for a new city hall on the three acres bordering the south side of the Sorenson property.

Cameras could help downtown traffic flow

downtown trafficThe heavy traffic congestion on 131st Ave. NE, between SR-522 and NE 175th, might soon improve, thanks to cameras that trigger the lights.

Reform measure sought to limit tax increases to inflation

tax limitationA new study by the Washington Institute Foundation of the state's 39 counties and 21 major cities shows that most are not following the provisions of a major tax limitation law passed by voters two years ago.

King County forming citizen advisory committee on transit

citizen advisory committeeThe King County Department of Transportation is recruiting citizens to serve on a new transit advisory committee. The committee will advise Metro transit staff and King County elected officials on transit issues and policy.

Obituary: Bob Dixon

ObituaryFormer Woodinville City Councilmember Bob Dixon, 72, passed away at his home in Salinas, Calif., last Thursday, July 22.