Northwest NEWS

February 12, 2001


Woman's body found in car trunk

*WOODINVILLE - The Woodinville community, already skittish about the killing of Michael Emert, the 40-year-old Ames Lake man found dead with 20-plus stab wounds in a Woodinville home in early January, reels at the news of a second homicide in little over a month.

Still no suspects in Emert killing

*WOODINVILLE - The Jan. 4 slaying of Mike Emert, the Eastside real estate agent stabbed to death in a Woodinville home he may have been showing to a prospective buyer, remains unsolved.

New outdoor burning rules announced

*The State of Washington and Puget Sound Clean Air Agency have changed the rules governing outdoor buring which impact the Woodinville Fire & Life Safety District (WFLSD). These new rules became effective Jan. 1.

Area chef creates vision for EMP's Turntable Restaurant

*One major requirement for any chef is to love food and all its possibilities. Most chefs are also highly creative individuals who possess a sense of adventure and willingness to take risks.

Hooterville has new housing for homeless dogs

*This is Indy a "very special needs" dog. Found July 4th last year, she was adopted and then abandoned.

YWCA needs mentors

*The YWCA's Leaders in Progress (LIP) - winner of a 1999 KCTS Golden Apple Award - seeks a diverse group of wise, compassionate and life-experienced women to volunteer as "personal coaches" for multi-ethnic high school girls from low-income families.

Reflections winners - 2000 - 2001

*The Northshore District PTA Reflections awards ceremony was held Jan. 30. The theme this year was "It would be really strange if ...".

Berry to be Library Board president

*Mark Berry of Woodinville was recently elected president of the King County Library System Foundation. Berry is a partner in the Davis Wright Tremaine law firm in Bellevue.

Public Health issues update on measles outbreak

*KING COUNTY - Two additional confirmed cases of measles (rubeola) were confirmed last week, bringing the total number of reported King County cases since the beginning of the year to four. In addition to the two new confirmed cases, one suspected case has been reported.