Northwest NEWS

July 15, 2002

Local News

New rules for abandoned cars

*Effective this summer, the King County Sheriff's office is now authorized to immediately impound vehicles considered to be "wrecked, dismantled or inoperative."

Comprehensive Plan update available for public review and feedback

* Preserve Woodinville's unique Northwest woodland character. Retain a viable, vital commercial downtown.

Experience the Bothell Mural Project

*Two bearded men lean on their rifles near the corner of Festival and Main. The men, in overalls and wide-brimmed hats, shoot deadpan stares into passing traffic.

Woodinville terrier wins '... Amazing Animal' contest

*Penny, a Welsh terrier owned by Jenny Foote, an 8- year-old third grader at Hollywood Hill Elementary, displayed her obedience, curtsied, twirled like a ballerina and whispered a bark to win the local competition for "People & Their Amazing Animals" that was held last weekend at DeYoung's Farm & Garden in Woodinville.

City of Bothell is award finalist

*The City of Bothell has received "Finalist" designation in the national City-County Communications and Marketing Association's (3CMA) Year 2002 Savvy Awards Competition. Winners will be announced in September.


*Jeannie Petry of Woodinville and Loren VanCorbach of Bothell have announced their engagement and plans for an Aug. 31 wedding at the Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Lynden, Wash.

Woodinville rider wins top honors

*Justine Date, a Timbercrest Junior High School 7th grader, and her horse Mr. Corrigan, are the 2002 Walk-Trot English Equitation World Champions.


*Jessie Lloyd, 91, of Maltby, passed away peacefully on July 8.

Dance teacher to retire

*Kay Benner (center) is retiring after teaching dance for 25 years on the Eastside the first 19 at the Dance Studio in Redmond and the last five at Turning Pointe Dance Centre in Woodinville.

River users cautioned to plan ahead before taking the plunge

*King County is reminding river enthusiasts - boaters, swimmers and even hikers - to use caution near the water this summer..

Carnation Police Beat

*At 10:17 a.m., a resident of Carnation reported a "suspicious vehicle" in the neighborhood.

Duvall Police Report

*While on patrol, officers recognized a subject who had several arrest warrants outstanding with King County and the city of Bothell. The subject was arrested and transported to jail.