Northwest NEWS

July 2, 2001


Cycle accident claims life

*A 35-year-old Mercer Island off-duty police officer died last Thursday in a motorcycle accident in the 22600 block of Northeast Old Woodinville-Duvall Road.

Police Beat

* A burglary occurred in the 12600 block of NE 178th Street.

Man found dead in Bothell home; police investigation underway

*BOTHELL - Police are treating the death of a 55-year-old Bothell man as a homicide. The man was found Wednesday, June 27, around 1:05 p.m. in his Bothell home which is located in the 11500 block of East Riverside Drive, by a relative.

Tussle over soccer turf continues

*The city of Redmond will appeal Judge Glenna Hall's May 2 King County Superior Court ruling that stated two properties located within city of Redmond boundaries must be maintained for agricultural purposes instead of being converted into a park and soccer fields.

Kla Ha Ya Days Festival returns to Snohomish

* The city of Snohomish will hold its 64th annual Kla Ha Ya Days Festival July 20-22. The family event features clowns, contests and live music.

Discount tickets available

*Carnival discount ride ticket books for the Evergreen State Fair are now on sale at the Monroe Chamber of Commerce.

Obituary: E. Earl 'Pete' Leonard

*E. Earl "Pete" Leonard was born Sept. 18, 1916, in Woodward, Okla., and passed away June 24 in Kenmore.

Community Calendar

*local events in your community.

Making the world a better place

*Girl Scouts promise to make the world a better place, so on Earth Day, Carnation Brownie Troop 1945 joined with the King County Parks Department and Girl Scouts from Juanita to spruce up John MacDonald Park in Carnation.