Northwest NEWS

March 4, 2002

Local News

Police Beat

*A car pulled into a station located in the 13000 block of Northeast 177th Place and pumped 13 gallons of gas.

Bothell suffers loss of career firefighter

*The City of Bothell Fire and EMS lost one of its own last week. The untimely loss of a friend and colleague is always a shock.

New look for Chateau entrance

*Chateau Ste. Michelle on Northeast 145th Street is pulling up all of the grapevines out front of the Chateau near the entrance.

County terminates court contract with Woodinville, 16 other cities

*King County's bleak financial situation - shortfalls this year and a $50 million deficit on the horizon for 2003 - is forcing the county to terminate agreements to provide district court services to Woodinville and 16 other cities.

New King County service puts a dent in the junk vehicle removal maze

*Thanks to a new King County service, the unpleasant and complicated process of removing an abandoned junk vehicle just became a whole lot easier.

Obituary: George A. Johnson

* George A. Johnson, 94, formerly of Woodinville, passed away Feb. 8 in Arizona where he had been residing since May 2000.

Two Woodinville residents selected as national delegates

*Two Woodinville residents were recently elected to a three-year term representiing Girl Scouts - Totem Council at the Girl Scouts of the USA 2002 National Council Meeting in Long Beach, Calif.

Property rights: taxes and public benefit from your land

*All interested persons of the community are welcome to attend the next Upper Bear Creek Community Council public forum meeting at the Woodinville Library to be held at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 25.