Northwest NEWS

July 20, 1998

Features

Oscar Roloff: A tribute for his 80th birthday, Aug. 3

  Ed Wallace of Kirkland comments on Roloff's appreciation for nature. "He really enjoys working outdoors, clearing land and planting. He's like a human bulldozer!"

A surprise for my Norwegian gal

  In my writing, I seldom use the word, "woman;" I use "gal." It's my way of a compliment. A closer one that is more homespun.

Camp lets burn survivors just be kids

  "I fit in with everyone there because we all have burns and know what it's like to have scars," explains Lena Hoff of Bellevue. "I backed into a fireplace when I was three and a half years old and my back got badly burned."