Itron, Inc.
ITRON INC /WA/ (Form: 4, Received: 11/05/2002 16:56:57) SEC Form 4
FORM 4

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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C.  20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility
Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Helmbrecht, Steven M.

(Last)                      (First)                      (Middle)
Itron, Inc.
2818 N. Sullivan Road

(Street)
Spokane,    WA   99208

(City)                      (State)                      (Zip)

2. Issuer Name
and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Itron, Inc.
ITRI

3. I.R.S. Identification
    Number of Reporting
    Person, if an entity
    (voluntary)
911011792
4. Statement for
    Month/Day/Year

11/05/2002


5. If Amendment,
    Date of Original
    (Month/Day/Year)

6. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)

   Director      10% Owner
X Officer (give title below)        Other (specify below)

Description           Vice President & General Manager, International

7. Individual or Joint/Group
    Filing (Check Applicable Line)

X   Form filed by One Reporting Person
     Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security
    (Instr. 3)

2.Transaction
Date
(Month/Day/Year)
2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any
(Month/Day/Year)
3. Transaction
    Code
    (Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D)
    (Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
5. Amount of
    Securities
    Beneficially
    Owned Following
    Reported Transaction(s)

    (Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Owner-
    ship
    Form:
    Direct (D)
    or
    Indirect (I)

    (Instr. 4)
7. Nature of
     Indirect
     Beneficial
     Ownership

    (Instr. 4)
Code
V
Amount
A/D
Price

Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
    (Instr. 3)
2. Conver-
    sion or
    Exercise
    Price of
    Deri-
    vative
    Security
3. Transaction Date

(Month/
Day/
Year)
3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any

(Month/
Day/
Year)
4. Transaction Code
    (Instr.8)
5. Number of Derivative
    Securities Acquired (A)
    or Disposed Of (D)

    (Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable(DE) and
    Expiration Date(ED)
    (Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of
    Underlying Securities
    (Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price
    of
    Derivative
    Security
    (Instr.5)
9. Number of
    Derivative
    Securities
    Beneficially
    Owned
    Following
    Reported
    Transaction(s)
    (Instr.4)
10. Owner-
ship
Form of
Deriv-
ative
Securities:
Direct (D)
or
Indirect (I)

(Instr.4)
11. Nature of
      Indirect
      Beneficial
      Ownership
      (Instr.4)
Code
V
A
D
DE
ED
Title
Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (right to buy) $23.36900 11/04/02
A
25,000       
(1)
11/04/2012
Common Stock
25,000
$
25,000
D
Explanation of Responses:
 
(1) 33 1/3% of options become exercisable on 11/04/03 and an additional 33 1/3% on each of 11/04/04 and 11/04/05.
By:
/s/ Helmbrecht, Steven M.                                                                                                  11/05/2002
** Signature of Reporting Person                                                                                    Date      





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