King County sheriff's deputies will begin their "Party Patrol" tonight. The patrol is designed to try to eliminate vehicle accidents by...

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King County sheriff’s deputies will begin their “Party Patrol” tonight.

The patrol is designed to try to eliminate vehicle accidents by teenage drivers who are partying after their high-school graduation ceremonies.

The patrols over the next several weeks will target parties at homes and in rural areas, and crack down on underage drinking.

Officers from the sheriff’s department and several cities, including Bellevue, Redmond, Mercer Island and Kirkland, are expected to participate.

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Man injured in fight;

ex-roomie arrested

Issaquah police arrested a 44-year-old Issaquah man Wednesday on suspicion of pushing a man down a flight of stairs and through a glass door.

The alleged victim, a 45-year-old Bellevue man, was taken to Overlake Hospital Medical Center, where he was in stable condition, police said.

The two men, former roommates, argued at about 7 p.m. in the Keystone Apartments, 830 Third Ave. N.W., police said.


Juanita Beach plan

focus of meeting

The third public meeting to discuss plans for Juanita Beach Park is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday.

Residents will have a chance to review alternatives and comment during the meeting at Kirkland City Hall, 123 Fifth Avenue. A Juanita Beach Open House is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 11. The open house will be held at the historic Forbes House at Juanita Beach Park. Residents are invited to view different proposed designs and plans for the park, which the city agreed to take over from King County in 2002.

In late 2004, Kirkland began brainstorming with the community on what elements should be included in a new master plan for the 30-acre Juanita Beach Park on Lake Washington. The master plan is expected to be completed this year.

For more information, contact Michael Cogle, Kirkland park-planning manager, at 425-587-3310 or