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‘Attacked’ teacher admits to fabricating story

  • Written by Tom James, News Writer

After drawing attention from newspapers across the state last spring with a story of a violent attack in his own classroom, Bothell High School teacher Cal Pygott admitted to police last week that he had fabricated the whole story.

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Accident causes power outage, no injuries

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

A driver crashed their car into a power pole at the 16100 block of Woodinville-Redmond Rd (Hwy 202) the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 24. According to Woodinville Fire & Rescue, crews responded to the incident. “The driver of the car did not sustain any injuries and police investigated the cause of the accident. As a result of the accident and the subsequent power outage, fire crews were dispatched to Brittany Park Retirement to assist two residents who were stuck in an elevator. They were helped out of the elevator without incident,” said David Weed, community services officer for Woodinville Fire & Rescue. (Photo by Kevin Steffanson)

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Sammamish Valley development study nears end

  • Written by Tom James, News Writer

A months-long study of land use rules in the Sammamish Valley began wrapping up earlier this month, as consultants hired by the county released a preliminary set of recommendations on how to shape growth in the iconic greenbelt.

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