Northwest NEWS

March 20, 2000

Local News

Teacher admits molestations

guilty pleaJohn Carl Leede, 49, former Kokanee Elementary School teacher, has admitted to "repeated, intentional, and offensive" touching of seven 11- to 13-year-old girls.

Bothell man charged

weapons & marijuana chargesStephen Clifford Ferguson, 52, was charged with one count of manufacturing marijuana and one count of possessing unregistered weapons, in Seattle's U.S. District Court last week.

Allstate found guilty of consumer fraud

consumer fraudAllstate Insurance has illegally coerced accident victims to settle claims for far less than just compensation, according to a January ruling by King County Superior Court Judge Phillip Hubbard.

Change of course for 144th Ave.

wetland impactTo mitigate wetland impact and allow more housing in the newly-named "Woodinville Heights" affordable housing complex, the City Council approved "vacation" of the 144th Ave. NE right-of-way.

Kenmore adopts Vision Statement

Kenmore Vision StatementKenmore's City Council formally adopted the city's Vision Statement, recommended by the Planning Commission, at the Council's March 13th meeting.

Kenmore settles with Pacific Rim

settlement reachedThe City of Kenmore has reached agreement with Pacific Rim Development to withdraw the City's SEPA appeal to Snohomish County that blocked Pacific Rim's Lost Creek project.


Obituary: Richard 'Dick' Jean Middaugh