Northwest NEWS

March 18, 2002

Local News

Traffic delays

*Traffic delays are expected on Northeast 145th Street as Woodinville Water District makes sewer upgrades. See page 13 for more information.

Police Beat

*March 1: After watching a movie in the 18000 block of Garden Way, a young Bothell man returned to the parking lot to find his car 30 feet from its original spot.

Threatening note closes school

*Someone taped a note to the front door of Kingsgate-area Kamiakin Junior High saying there was a bomb in the building.

Public's help sought in finding man missing in Woodinville area since Feb. 28

*The disappearance of Kenneth Allen Leopold, 39, known by some as "Cadillac Ken" for the 70's Eldorado he used to drive, baffles his family.

London planes' wild days in the sun end

*In a show of grandeur every spring, the London plane trees in downtown Woodinville leaf into billowing clouds of greenery at the intersection of 140th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 175th Street.

Woodinville Water District offices to be closed March 29

* Woodinville Water District will be closed to the public for business on Friday, March 29, to complete their move to a new administration building next door to the existing building.

Kudos for Woodinville Post Office

*According to Cathy Orlins, supervisor of customer relations at the Woodinville Post Office, lots of businesses belong to the Mystery Shopper Program.

Equifriends looking for volunteers

* Equifriends Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program for children and adults with disabilities is looking for volunteers, ages 14 and up, to help at the equestrian facility in Snohomish.

YMCA summer programs

*The Northshore YMCA is offering True Life Adventures (TLA) for youth ages 9-12. The program is specifically designed to broaden the horizons of older campers in exciting and innovative activities.


*Wendy Henderson of Redmond and Mark Woodside of Everett were married Sept. 29, 2001, at the First Presbyterian Church, a historical landmark in Port Townsend.

Northeast 145th Street sewer upgrade project begins

*The Woodinville Water District will replace approximately 1,200 ft. of existing 10"-12" sewer main on Northeast 145th Street between the Sammamish River and the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company (BNFS) rail line.

Scouts to help feed the hungry

*Over 7,000 Boy Scouts will be doing their part to help alleviate hunger throughout the Puget Sound area with their annual Scouting for Food Drive.

Soloff serves as legislative page

*Woodinville resident Leah-Vail Soloff recently served as a page for one week in Olympia.

Senior to Senior volunteers needed

*Senior to Senior Peer Support announces its winter volunteer training session. If you are 55 years or older, and interested in helping other older adults who need emotional support, this is the volunteer opportunity for you!

Duvall Police Report

*Officers were dispatched to a local business for a juvenile customer who had been caught shoplifting.