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Dining In: Potatoes--slice 'em, dice 'em, bake or boil 'em

recipes In honor of February, National Potato Month, all the recipes this week feature that tasty economical source of carbohydrates, protein, vitamin C, and fiber: the potato. As a special bonus, this most popular vegetable is fat free.

Gardening: February activities in the maritime Northwest garden

gardening The Roman source for the name of January is Janus, the god with two faces looking forward and backward. This would be a much more appropriate name for what happens to gardeners in February.

Substance abuse program reaches out to seniors

substance abuse Seniors needing help with substance abuse are the focus of a program entitled Senior Alcohol Assistance Services.

Kirshner again donates horse trailer to state High Point winner

trailer donated The 1995 Washington State High Point award winner, was recently the recipient of a new horse trailer donated exclusively by Kirshner's Trailer Sales in Woodinville.

Hotline for women's health questions

women's health Physical therapists will be on call to answer questions on women's health concerns, including osteoporosis, on a hotline in operation Feb. 16-17, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. (9-5 Eastern time).

Home Show features model home, exhibits, seminars

Seattle Home Show Several Woodinville businesses will showcase products and services at the Seattle Home Show, Feb.17-25 in the Kingdome and Pavilion.

Knoll donates 10th model home

home donated Every year for the last decade, Northshore's Knoll Lumber has worked with the District Council of Carpenters and the Seattle Home Show to donate a model home to a local charity.

Woodinville artisan exhibits at design show

ART-cetera Stusser Woodworks, Inc. is one of a select group of invitees to "ART-cetera," the first artisan trade show of its kind in the Pacific Northwest, presented by the American Society of Interior Designers.

Free handbook on 'House Money'

free handbook Professionals and others who work with seniors can request a free handbook that describes "House Money," reverse mortgage plans that provide cash advances based on the equity in the home.

Free tax assistance

tax assistance Volunteer assistance with income tax returns will be provided by accounting students at Lake Washington Technical College each Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, from 12 to 3 p.m., Feb. through April 15, 1996.

Summary of Consumer Credit Laws

consumer credit laws The Consumer Credit Protection Act, passed by Congress in 1968, is actually a series of laws designed to offer consumer protection in credit transactions.

New 'Nanny Tax' guidance issued by IRS

Nanny Tax Regarding the recent change to reporting taxes due on wages paid to household employees, reporting and payment of FICA, FUTA, and withheld federal income tax of household employees are required on an annual rather than quarterly basis.

Major Federal Agencies To Contact

federal agencies If you have questions, concerns or complaints about the following federal agencies, you can contact the agency listed.

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