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Edition Date: June 14, 2004  

 

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Photo by Deborah Stone
These futuristic scooters enable pedestrians to move more quickly, go further and carry more.

Take a spin on a Segway, the space-age human transporter

by Deborah Stone
Features Writer


It’s said that everyone has their 15 seconds of fame in life. Well, I think I just had mine, but it didn’t quite rocket me into the stratum of celebrity status and no, no one asked me for an autograph.

I did get plenty of stares though, along with a few comments and questions. Probably only a few dozen people witnessed my great moment, a few weekends ago, as I took a turn on a Segway HT (Human Transporter) and cruised down the streets around Green Lake.

Most folks have never heard of, let alone seen this space-age scooter, unless they’ve been lucky enough to spot one at a show or special event.

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Rescue group aims to foster horse abuse awareness


DUVALL–As imposing as his namesake, General Patton is as tall and as handsome as a Clydesdale can be. And he is a sweetheart to boot, which makes it even more strange that he was recently the object of a horse rescue operation.


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Two Woodinville police officers receive Sheriff’s Medal


On June 1, Master Police Officer Mike Janasz and Officer Coulson Young of the Woodinville Police Department were awarded the Sheriff’s Medal.

This medal is given in recognition of Sheriff’s Office members who “have displayed courage and bravery in the line of duty.”


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Parents organize to fight youth center closure



DUVALL–Concerned that lack of funding could close the W.R.E.C.K. youth center, a group of parents met last week with Friends of Youth representative Susan Rogel, city Planning Director Doreen Booth, Councilmember Will Ibershof, Rotary Club - Duvall representative Jeff ...

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Second tent-city ruling expected June 15



King County Superior Court Judge Steven Scott ruled that Tent City 4 could remain on St. Brendan Church property in Bothell. He also granted alternative relief to the city by ordering that certain conditions be placed on the operation of the homeless encampment, effective immediately. On June 15, Judge Scott will enter a formal order and rule on other disputed conditions.

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