Northwest NEWS

September 16, 2002

Local News

Police Beat

*Sept. 11: A suspect who had previously trespassed at a local retail store in the 13900 block of Northeast 178th Place appeared again in the store.

Family, friends searching for Ken Leopold

*Family and friends of Ken Leopold are asking the public's help for any information to help in finding the missing Woodinville man.

Collision leaves 5,000 powerless

*More than 5,000 homes and business in the Woodinville-Redmond area lost power last Thursday.

Metro Transit launches

*Significant improvements to bus service along the State Route 522 corridor highlight the upcoming King County Metro Transit service change beginning Saturday, Sept. 28.

Willows Lodge named Hotel of the Year

*Willows Lodge, located in the Wine Country of Woodinville, has been named Hotel/Resort of the Year by Preferred Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, a global brand of 115 of the world's independent luxury properties.

Gollofons celebrate 50th wedding anniversary with family, friends

*This summer marked the 50th wedding anniversary of Art and Jackie Gollofon, who have lived in Woodinville almost all of their married years. After graduating from the University of Washington together in 1952.

Obituary: Lyman Stanley Bates

*A graveside service for Lyman Stanley Bates, lately of Woodinville (formerly of Spokane and other places), was held at Fairmount Memorial Park in Spokane Sept. 9. Stan passed quietly away at home on Friday, Sept. 6.

News briefs

*Fall City teen dies in accident on I-90