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Park connects art, community

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The spectacular “Eagle” was created in 1971 by artist Alexander Calder (1898-1976). The painted steel sculpture was a gift to the Olympic Sculpture Park of Jon and Mary Shirley. See page 5 for the story on the new Olympic Sculpture Park.

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Edition Date: January 22, 2007
Valley View marks 20 years of publication
by Lisa Allen
Valley View Editor

ImagePhoto by Christy Allen
Lisa Allen, Valley View editor since 1994, holds the first issue of the paper dated January 27, 1987.

The headline, “School bond proponents answer voters’ questions: Why now, why so much?” tells us that while times “they are a’changin’,” some things just never do.

With yet another Riverview District school bond measure coming before voters on the Feb. 6 special election ballot, it is interesting to note that the above headline for the story that accompanied it was on the front page of the first issue of The Valley View, dated January 27, 1987.

 
 

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Contribution, capital campaign propel field improvements
by Jeanette Knutson
Staff Writer

ImagePhoto courtesy of City of Woodinville
Parks Commission Chair Kim Nunes (left), Mayor Cathy VonWald and Parks Commissioner Liz Aspen cannot wait for the demolition of the city-owned buildings on the corner of Northeast 175th Street and 131st Avenue Northeast. Clearing the lot will provide an uninterrupted view across the civic campus.

The city received a $500,000 contribution from Northshore Youth Soccer Association (NYSA) – through King County – for the renovation of its sports fields. In addition, a private capital campaign has been launched to defray another half-million dollars of the project’s costs. And, demolition of the buildings on the corner of Northeast 175th Street and 131st Avenue Northeast – tentatively scheduled for this week – will open the view of the civic campus and should get people excited about the project.

 
 

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Council evaluates ‘fit quotient’ of city manager candidates
by Jeanette Knutson
Staff Writer

ImagePhoto courtesy of City of Woodinville
The community meets the five candidates for city manager at a reception held at Redhook Brewery on Jan. 13.

City management, community contribute feedback

The Woodinville community had a chance to meet the five finalists vying for the position of city manager at a reception the evening of Jan. 13 held in the Weatherman’s Room at Redhook Brewery.

 
 

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