Northwest NEWS

September 23, 2002

Local News

Police Beat

*Sept. 16: A woman in the 16400 block of NE 195th heard her car alarm going off and ran outside. Prior to the alarm sounding, the woman had seen a light colored SUV cruising slowly through her neighborhood.

Bothell Police adds Taser to crime-fighting toolbox

*Bothell Police officers were recently issued M26 Advanced Tasers to carry while on duty.

AWR hopes city will proceed slowly with Downtown Plan

*The newly formed Alliance of Woodinville Residents (AWR) is making its presence known.

UBCC to sponsor Joint Area Council Forum

*The Upper Bear Creek Community Council (UBCC) meets the second and fourth Tuesday of most months.

Clearing the way for motorists

*The last of the Woodinville-Duvall Bridge barricades was taken down on Sept. 14.

Tolt Pipeline incident

*Crews from the City of Bothell Fire and E.M.S. and Woodinville Fire & Life Safety District, Northshore Fire Department and Kirkland Fire Department responded Sept. 18 to a large amount of water flowing from the Tolt Pipeline at 16307 104th Ave. NE.

City officials ask for your input

*City residents and businesses are asked to look for a flier coming to all mailboxes that was sent Sept. 19 by the city's Community Development Department.

New Teen Room opens at Community Center

*The new Teen Room at the Woodinville Community Center (WCC) will open Thursday, Sept. 26, from 2:30-5:30 p.m.

UW Bothell receives grant to purchase bike lockers

*The University of Washington, Bothell has received a grant from Commuter Challenge for $14,500 to purchase bike lockers.

It's time to 'Meet the Salmon'

*Water Tenders is sponsoring three "Meet the Salmon" events. Volunteers will be available to answer questions, pass out salmon identification keys and other information about Bear Creek.

Most local retailers snuff tobacco sales to minors

*The good news is that 86 percent of retail stores in Snohomish County refuse to sell tobacco products to minors, according to public health officials.

Thompson wins grand prize for wine display

*Jamie Jill Thompson, the wine steward at the QFC - Bella Botega in Redmond, won the first Retail Grand Prize Award offered by the Washington Wine Commission.

Obituary: Herbert R. Fricke

*Herbert R. Fricke died Sept. 12, 2002 in his home.


*Compiled by Inge Houck from police reports