Northwest NEWS

December 13, 1999

Local News

Woodinville celebrates holidays with Light Festival

Light FestivalThe Woodinville Light Festival kicked off last Friday and will continue through Dec. 24 at Wilmot Gateway Park every evening from 6 to 10 p.m.

Council debates Hollywood intersection designs

Hollywood intersectionDuring the Woodinville City Council Meeting of Dec. 6,Mike Bertram of the traffic engineering firm Entranco presented five traffic study alternatives designed to unclog the peak-hour bottleneck at the Hollywood intersection.

Well-known West Seattle Madonna display moves to Woodinville

Madonna displayIn 1955, Philip Gai, one of the owners of the legendary Gai's Bakery in Seattle, quietly constructed an eight-foot Madonna in his West Seattle home garage over a six-month period of time.

Bull joins cow and calf in Woodinville pasture

bull sculptureAfter a year of work, Gary Vig, a local artist, used a lot of manpower and equipment last Sunday to move his two-ton iron bull from his place to Paul Waterman's pasture on the Woodinville-Redmond Road.

Northshore Senior Center wins research award

Northshore Senior CenterSenior Services' Northshore Senior Center in Bothell has been named recipient of the National Institute of Senior Centers' Research Award for its Senior Wellness Project.

Kenmore mayor appointed to Sound Transit Board

Sound Transit BoardKing County Executive Ron Sims announced his recommendations for representation on the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) board from the County.

Bothell police investigate stolen mail

stolen mailOn Dec. 8 at about 7 a.m., Bothell officers responded to the 19200 block of 128th Place NE in Bothell where two men were observed taking mail from mailboxes. The two men fled from scene in a blue Ford 4-door as police arrived.

Obituary: "Jackie" Joyce Mitchell

obituary"Jackie" Joyce Mitchell, age 78, passed away on December 6.