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The 2007 Woodinville High School graduating class threw their caps in the air in celebration last Thursday night following commencement exercises at Bank of America Arena on the University of Washington campus.

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Edition Date: June 11, 2007
Council: Proceed with sports field project
by Jeanette Knutson
Staff Writer

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The topic of the June 4 public hearing was whether to call for a public vote on a city ball field project.

The topic of the June 4 public hearing was whether to call for a public vote on a $6,588,000 city ball field project, whose final cost is not yet firm. The project entails reconfiguring the current field layout; replacing the grass with synthetic turf; adding lights, new scoreboards, baseball dugouts, landscaping, public art, a new entry feature, a basketball court, playground and walking loop. The city may need to borrow $2.5 million to help pay for the undertaking.

 
 

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Sick kids soon to have all of Carnation Farm to play in
by Lisa Allen
Valley View Editor

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Tim Rose, co-founder of Camp Korey at Carnation Farm, discusses the project with an interested visitor during last week’s announcement that the facility will become a summer camp for ill children.

Facility to become part of Paul Newman-founded Hole in the Wall Camp system

Tim Rose had a vision.

The Costco vice president had lost his son Korey to bone cancer and was looking for a way to do something positive for sick children and at the same time honor Korey and keep his memory alive.

 
 

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New project blends affordable housing, community services
by Lisa Allen
Valley View Editor

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Bob Rench, Friends of Youth director of administration, signs his name on a mat showing an artist’s rendering of the new building in Duvall. The mat, signed by many of those attending the groundbreaking, will be hung on a wall in the new facility which will be a combination of housing and community services.

Helping people get back on their feet has been one of the goals of Hopelink for 36 years. Friends of Youth has offered similar help for youngsters since 1951.

Now the two agencies have partnered to construct affordable housing and community services offices that will be combined in the same building on Virginia Street.

 
 

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