Northwest NEWS

August 30, 1999

Local News


Public input sought for city hall

   The Woodinville Planning Commission, a seven-member volunteer commission, is inviting the public to help them evaluate the proposed New City Hall site plan alternatives. Representatives from the City's consulting firm, Lewis Architects, will present for public input, alternatives of the facility siting on the property. Interested persons are encouraged to attend and provide their ideas on Wednesday, September 1, 1999, 7:00 p.m., Woodinville City Council Chambers (located behind City Hall at 13203 NE 175th St.) There will be future opportunities for public input. Check the city's website at for a chronology of events and construction updates for the new facility.

Kidnapper caught

   A 24-year-old Puyallup man suspected in two attempted kidnapping cases, in Redmond on Aug. 20 and Edmonds last March, was arrested by detectives from both cities last Friday at his workplace in Kent. The victims, both women joggers, said the man tried to drag them into his white flatbed truck. Police ask anyone with similar information to call Snohomish County Det. Rob Bunn at 425-556-2584.

Bothell lane closures this fall

   BOTHELL--The Snohomish County Public Works Dept. advises Bothell motorists of single-lane closures to through traffic on 192nd St. SE west of SR-527, and 196th St. SE east of SR-527. The closure, from July through Nov. 30, allows GTE to install communication cables. Emergency vehicles will have access at all times. Anyone with questions should call 425-388-6453.

Full road closure

   The Snohomish County Department of Public Works advises motorists in the Bothell area of the full road closure on 192nd Street SE between 22nd Avenue SE and 191st Street SE. The closure will be from 8 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 7, through 5 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 21. Snohomish County Road Maintenance Crews will be replacing cross culverts. Detour routes will be posted.

Licensing offices closed for holiday

   State driver licensing offices will be closed Sept. 4-6 in recognition of Labor Day. Offices that are normally open Tuesday through Saturday will be closed Saturday, Sept. 4. Offices that are open Monday through Friday will be closed Monday, Sept. 6.