WHS student to donate money from lawn care business to honor Parker Moore

  • Written by Emily Hamann

Parker Moore was 18 when he got into the lawn aerating business two years ago.
Aerating lawns is hard work.

“It’s a big machine that you push across the lawn,” Jacob Green, 18,  said. The machine pokes hundreds of holes into the grass, which loosens up the soil and lets air, water and nutrients get to the plant roots. The process is done in the early spring. Last year Moore and Green got up at 6:30 a.m. and aerated 25 lawns in one day.

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Dedicated parents bridge the gap between cultures, languages

  • Written by Briana Gerdeman

“The program really opened a door. It showed me a whole new face of the country,” Angelica Salgado recalled. “Before ... I felt really isolated.”

She’s speaking about Natural Leaders, a program at the Northshore School District and at other nearby school districts that helps multicultural families connect to other families, when language and cultural differences might make it hard for parents to get involved in schools.

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Woodinville Women of History: Caroline Peterson

  • Written by Submitted by Woodinville Heritage Society

Young Caroline Peterson left her native Sweden with husband Arthur in the mid-1800s, crossing the ocean to America. Landing in Massachusetts, the couple pushed westward to Seattle. Before long, the Petersons and their son Robert rowed across the lake and up Squak Slough in July 1876 to homestead 160 acres upstream from their friends, Ira and Susan Woodin.

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It’s just like riding a bike

  • Written by Emily Hamann

Mountain biking is about just three things.

“It’s you, and the bike and the trail,” Troy Kasper said. A mountain biking race involves navigating through a mountain course on a sometimes narrow, windy trail, negotiating roots and rocks and hills and the elements — all while trying to finish the fastest.

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Woodinville Rep opens 2015 season with ‘Barefoot in the Park’

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

“Barefoot in the Park” is about young people in love with being in love and living in New York and discovering the marriage is more than just love.

The Neil Simon play has delighted audiences since its 1963 premiere with snappy dialogue, the tension about young marrieds discovering that each isn’t quite the person they exchanged vows with and aging mothers discovering there’s still the possibility of another fling. And ouzo, a Greek drink so strong you can’t make a fist for three days.

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