Washington Olympian helps young female athletes overcome stress

  • Written by Shannon Michael

With the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in full competition this month, countless children across the globe who are watching the action on television are becoming inspired and dreaming that they, too, may become an Olympian some day.

For Libby Ludlow, a native of Washington state, that dream became a reality when she earned a spot on the U.S. Ski Team for the 2006 Olympics.

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Woodinville Reserve Night to pour area’s premier local wines

  • Written by Shannon Michael

How often can you be in one place in one evening and have the opportunity to taste some of the absolute best wines our local wineries produce? 

Usually, by the time the casual wine enthusiast hears about a vintage receiving an exceptional rating and awards, word has spread so quickly throughout the wine enthusiast world that the vintage is often already sold out at the winery, making it hard to experience the best local fine wines everyone is raving about.

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Graphic novel event featuring authors and illustrators Kazu Kibuishi, Jake Parker and Chris Giarrusso

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

March 27, at 6:30 pm

The Woodinville Barnes and Noble is excited to announce a special store visit by children’s graphic novel authors and illustrators, Kazu Kibuishi, Jake Parker and Chris Giarrusso on Thursday, March 27, 2014.

A percentage of the sale proceeds from the event will directly benefit local schools in the Woodinville area.

The event is free and open to all ages.

Historic North Creek School House ribbon-cutting ceremony to be held April 5

  • Written by Shannon Michael

When Bill and Peggy Van Natter decided they wanted their property, the historic North Creek School House, to be preserved for the community’s use, they reached out to the City of Bothell. That was in the early 1990s. 

It’s taken over twenty years and a lot of restoration work for their vision to become reality.
To showcase the school restoration’s progress, the city of Bothell will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony and allow visitors to come inside the building during the city’s Arbor Day volunteer planting event at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 5 at Centennial Park, home of the relocated school.

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Student’s book helps SAFE horses

  • Written by Shannon Michael

Alex Olson is not your ordinary second grade student. She took a book writing project and turned it into a charitable fundraising opportunity that benefits Save a Forgotten Equine (SAFE), a nonprofit based in Woodinville that rescues neglected and abandoned horses and rehabilitates them.

Alex is a student in Ms. Jones’ class at Bear Creek Elementary and is the daughter of Jen and Keith Olson, of Woodinville.

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