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EvergreenHealth Hospice Care provides comfort and care to patients and families

  • Written by Shannon Michael

Organized hospice care has been offered in the United States for only 40 years, and for over 22 of those years Kirkland’s EvergreenHealth Hospice Care has been providing end-of-life care to families in King and Snohomish counties, especially through their Gene & Irene Wockner Hospice Center.

Hospice and palliative care services provide support and care for patients who are terminally ill. The focus of hospice is to provide comfort, rather than trying to cure an illness.

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Gold Creek Trout Farm is home to half a century of family fun

  • Written by Briana Gerdeman

As a family-friendly introduction to fishing or a fresh way to get your dinner or lunch, Gold Creek Trout Farm operates much the same as it has for decades.

Owners Pam and Cecil Thomas aren’t even sure how long the trout farm has been open, but they’ve found a picture of the farm from 1947. They try to maintain a timeless feel, with cane fishing poles.

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Tips for job seekers part of Kenmore’s first collaborative job fair

  • Written by Shannon Michael

Working with the City of Kenmore’s Business Incubator program, the Kenmore Library held an Employment and Education Resource Fair on May 17 featuring education and employer booths, presentations on library resources for job seekers and entrepreneurs, tips on interviewing skills, mock interviews, effective networking and how to organize a job search.

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Do something special with Dad for Father’s Day

  • Written by Shannon Michael

Quite a few dads might think the perfect gift for Father’s Day would be repayment for all the times they reached into their wallets to help you out with something you just had to have.

Whether it’s reaching into your wallet to pick up the tab for brunch or dinner or using your own gas money to take him on a special adventure to celebrate the day, the best way most dads would love to receive repayment would be just spending time with you! Here are some ideas to repay Dad in a very special way for Father’s Day.

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Worshippers from around the Pacific Northwest visit Bothell temple for prayer, community

  • Written by Briana Gerdeman

At the Hindu Temple and Cultural Center in Bothell, “openness” is the key word.
Mani Vadari, chairman of the temple’s Board of Trustees, said the leaders of the temple have two goals: “To be the cultural hub of the Hindus in greater Seattle. And then the second major objective is what we call the temple of temples. We want to be open to everybody. We will have a Jain temple here, we will have a Buddha temple in the other wing when we have room for it, we will have Sai Baba [an Indian saint], and so on.”

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