Community Events

Cooking seasonally throughout the winter: Classes offered at 21 Acres

  • Written by 21 Acres

No matter the season, even these cold, winter months, it’s important to include locally grown, sustainable ingredients into your meal planning. Do you need ideas on how to “beat the winter blues” in the kitchen? Do you want to learn how to make some lesser known comfort foods to “ward off the winter chill?” 21 Acres offers hands-on, affordable cooking classes using local ingredients in seasonal flavorful recipes, all presented with a unique Northwest “flair.” Here’s what’s coming up in January:

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Free webinar about taxes for businesses

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Washington State Department of Revenue will host a free live webinar for new and small business owners on Jan. 20.
Date: Wednesday, Jan. 20
Time: 6 – 7 p.m.
Registration: Send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Jan. 18 with the following:
· Your name
· Company name
· Phone number
· E-mail address
Participants will learn about Washington excise taxes, reporting classifications, deductions, sales tax collection and record-keeping requirements.

Mercer Island Murder Mystery: A new look at an old case

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

On the morning of Feb. 8, 1886, James M. Colman and family friend Wilbur Patten were on their way to Seattle. Patten was going home and Colman was on his way to court to settle a dispute with George Miller of Enatai (Beaux Arts) over a land acquisition. They were ambushed at the south end of Mercer Island. Patten never made it home and Colman never made it to court. Miller was tried four times for murder, making him the only person in Territorial history to be tried so many times before so many people for a single crime. Tom Hitzroth will share the results of his personal detective work, exploring the crime, the investigation and the trials. Was Miller an innocent man?

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