Northwest NEWS

August 31, 1998

Front Page

'Sparkle' added to blind teen's life

 "Sparkle," a yellow Labrador retriever who grew up greeting customers at DTT's Espresso on Main Street, has graduated from guide dog training where she was paired up with a blind teenager who lives in the Midwest.

Stillwater Elementary emergency container burglarized

 Stolen from the container were tarps, bungee cords, 400 jars of peanut butter, 1000 servings of crackers, two water filters, 288 MRE's (meals ready-to-eat), 216 packages of fruit and 20 blankets.

Snoqualmie Valley shares in arts grants

 The Metropolitan King County Council last week granted $665,000 to 151 innovative arts and heritage projects in the county.

Miller's Homestead hearing postponed

 The proponents of the 25-acre Miller's Homestead development, who were expected to give their presentation to the City Council last week, were forced to postpone it again so the parties involved could review and respond to a letter circulated by city staff at the opening of the council meeting.

Woodstack set for Sept. 19

 On Sept. 19, Duvall celebrates its 6th annual Woodstack Auto Show 'n Shine featuring antique and custom cars and trucks, plus the 2nd annual Scarecrow Display Contest. This year the sponsors have added Country Junkin' Day featuring citywide garage sales and a tailgate swap meet.

VRA board continues to grow

 Two more Valley residents have joined the Valley Recreation Association Board, bringing helpful leadership and increased energy to their goal of building a community swimming pool and recreation center.