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With the challenges we have all faced these last few months, the Woodinville Chamber, in partnership with the city, is eager to provide some joy to the community! Our Celebrate Woodinville mission is still to bring residents together for family-oriented events, encourage a sense of community…

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As we all spend more time than ever in our homes, it is a good time for older adults to make sure their home is safe, specifically a place that doesn’t have hazards that might lead to a fall.

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The 40 in-person clinics of the Master Gardener Program of King County may not be operational in 2020, but they have been replaced with access-friendly alternatives. For routine questions, gardeners can email their questions to the program at ask-a-mastergardener@ live.com, Monday – Friday, …

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I was 14 years old the first time I stepped into a senior living community. Our high school choir was on a day trip to a nearby assisted living community where the principle's mother lived. We were there to volunteer an hour of singing for the residents. As a lover of music, I was always awa…

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Hiking trails are typically an inherent part of most National Parks in our country. They offer opportunities for visitors to discover the highlights, as well as the lesser-known features of each destination. It's rare when a park doesn't offer some type of trail system, but such anomalies do exist.

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The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently reported a plunge in vaccination rates for children, with numbers suggesting childhood vaccination rated essentially halting from March to April 2020 during the height of coronavirus concerns.

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With such a narrow field of acceptance, the appointment, according to a June 24 press release, is considered a prestigious honor, as those seeking to be cadets must first obtain a congressional, vice-presidential, military-affiliated, or U.S. territory and international nomination.

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Trying to find a hike these days where not too many people are going takes some extra time and creativity. I didn’t want to drive far but wanted to hike a ‘mountain,’ so I decided to explore a little more Tiger Mountain in Issaquah. It is the closest mountain, only a 30-minute drive from Woo…

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BOTHELL — With more than 1,500 graduates from the Northshore School District this year, the district recognizes each students’ sacrifice, resilience and optimism in the face of adversity. As the Class of 2020 embarks on its next chapter post high school, we wish these leaders well and are ex…

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The city of Woodinville has a new program to distribute Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Woodinville businesses to support economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The program will provide cloth masks, hand sanitizer, thermometers, gloves, and sneeze guards free of charge to eligi…

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This is graduation season and teens are thinking about their future and all the opportunities at hand. Many are looking to creative careers where their fresh ideas and spunky creative attitude will not only be encouraged but will propel them into a very promising future.

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“I have wanted to create a podcast for two years now but never had the chance,” Zayn said. “The quarantine we’ve been under because of COVID-19 has given me the added time that I needed to pursue this venture.”

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Inside the giraffe costume was Jeff Hansen, pastor of the Duvall Adventure Community Church, which has had its home in the former Catholic Church building on Stella Street until it burned to the ground on the morning of March 16.

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Our graduates will attend 66 different colleges in 21 states and England in the fall. Ninety-four seniors will graduate with honors. Theodore Arasavelli, Jonathan Bechtol, Ian Boyer, Vincent Do, Margaux Kelly, Hailie Mitchell and Kate Simmons were named National Merit Commended Scholars. Gab…

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Superfoods are everyday ingredients that are unprocessed and rich in nutrients. A lot of these popular foods today are being marketed towards younger and more physically active generations. However, many seniors are health-conscious individuals, too, who can benefit from eating these superfoods.

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As we move between Phases and businesses are opening their doors, the site provides a “Get Woodinville Back to Business Toolkit" that business owners may download and use as a checklist. The purpose of this toolkit is to help business owners get the information they need to open and what ste…

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Herbs are a wonderful thing. They can range from 30-foot trees to shrubs, vines and ground covers to perennials and annuals. For thousands of years, they have been used as seasonings, ornamentals, medicines, dyes, teas and more. Let’s look at the culinary herbs which the great USDA Zones 7 a…

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As your mayor, I wanted to let you know that I am proud of our community. This community steps up when we see injustice. We speak up when we hear prejudice. We offer food when our neighbors are hungry. We organize when others need help. We give when we see those who are in need.

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The Woodinville Garden Club recently presented Hopelink a check for $ 16,244.00, made possible by overwhelming public support for its recent online plant sale. The club donated 100% of the revenue from the sale to Hopelink’s Greatest Need Fund Covid-19.

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BOTHELL — Three Northshore School District projects are in finishing stages of completion and will be set to open once school resumes. Ruby Bridges, the district’s new elementary school is 95% complete and final inspections on the kitchen equipment, electrical and the HVAC system are wrapping up.

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I had visited Teanaway a year ago in June thanks to NW Trail Runs to participate in an event at the Community Forest (a gold mine for outdoor recreation). While there, I noticed the beautiful flowers along the course and made a mental note to come back to explore and hike the area.

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Our partnerships are also under stress during this time. As a couple’s therapist, I work to support partners in rediscovering connection and intimacy. When couples communicate reactively from emotions like anger and jealousy rather than the underlying primary emotions, like sadness and fear,…

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ISSAQUAH — The Village Theatre is providing a safe and engaging space for Puget Sound children and teens to learn and grow this summer. Although the theatre’s critically acclaimed mainstage productions are postponed indefinitely due to social distancing orders, the theatre’s Youth Education …

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This year's theme was Breaking Barriers in History. Students were required to choose a historical topic and conducted primary and secondary research to analyze and draw a conclusion about the significance of their chosen topic.

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What happened in Minneapolis is unconscionable and I have no words to adequately describe my outrage at the actions of the officer and those officers who stood by and did not intervene.

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The 10th annual fundraiser for Save a Forgotten Equine may lack some of the pageantries of past events, but it remains just as important to the nonprofit’s ability to rescue and rehabilitate horses, according to Executive Director Bonnie Hammond.

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The sunshine and warmer weather we have been experiencing have brought our community of gardeners out in-force. Unfortunately, many of the questions you might have cannot be answered by your local WSU Master Gardener clinics. Recent news from the program indicates all 40 King County clinics …

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Father’s Day, June 21, is a special occasion to mark and celebrate the contribution that dad has made in your life. It’s a day to show him how much you love and admire him, and the Woodinville Weekly would like to help you do just that with a special Father’s Day section Friday, June 18, to …

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BOTHELL— Several Northshore students were recently honored by this year’s WSPTA Reflections awards. The program supports the arts in the Northshore School District and is sponsored by the Northshore Council PTSA.

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BOTHELL — The 3 Orcas from Skyview Middle School have captured the seventh-grade division of Washington state’s eCYBERMISSION competition. The program is a part of the US Army’s web-based science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) challenge for students in grades six through nine.

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SEATTLE — Living amid the turmoil of COVID-19, we have all had to adapt to new social "norms." More than ever though, those who are living with Alzheimer's and their care partners have to be resourceful, innovative, and flexible – and that is a challenging task to keep loved ones safe and engaged.