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Local Boy Scout DJ spins records to fight hunger

  • Written by Emily Hamann

Electronic music pumped through the Chrysalis School multipurpose room. A laser light show and strobe light cut through the darkness, illuminating the dancers in front of the DJ booth. As far as Eagle Scout projects go, this was one of the cooler ones.

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How anyone can make the day special

  • Written by BPT

Whether you’re a hopeless romantic or you don’t believe in Cupid at all, everyone celebrates Valentine’s Day in their own special way. From a fancy date or a girls’ night in, to a festive class party with the kids, there are activities, and treats, to suit every type of Valentine’s personality out there. Which one are you?

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White Birds of Winter at the Northwest Stream Center

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The white birds of winter are here! Thousands of trumpeter and tundra swans and snow geese have migrated from Alaska and Canada to feed in the farm fields of Washington. On Thursday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m., the Trumpeter Swan Society’s Martha Jordan will be presenting a lecture and a spectacular slide show about these magnificent birds at the Adopt A Stream Foundation’s Northwest Stream Center in Snohomish County’s McCollum Park (600 – 128th Street SE, Everett, WA 98208). Registration is required by calling 425-316-8592; $5 for Adopt A Stream Foundation members, $7 for non-members.

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Nonprofit helping disabled kids takes flight

  • Written by Emily Hamann

There are places where kids who are missing limbs can feel accepted, and capable, and normal. For amputees there is a wealth of clinics, camps, clubs and conventions all around the country. Unfortunately, sometimes for these kids and their families, getting there can be most of the battle.

One Bothell woman is looking to change that.

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Compost Quandary: How Can You Divert Your Food Scraps?

  • Written by Emily Hamann

Seattle made headlines this year when, on the first of the year, a new policy went into place making it mandatory for residents to separate food waste from their regular garbage.

On trash day, if garbage collectors suspect there’s too much food in the garbage, bill payers could be hit with a $1 fine per infraction.

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