Northwest NEWS

December 21, 1998

Home & Garden

Dining In

Dining InRing in the New Year with good taste.

Fire Department offers advice

fire preventionThe end-of-the-year holidays are meant to be a joyful time. Unfortunately, it is also a prime time for residential fires.

Holiday treats and pets don't mix

pet careAs families gather around the dining table or living room to celebrate the holidays, the temptation rises to share some of the great food or treats with the family pets.

Holidays can be dangerous for children

holiday safetyThis time of year, attention turns to toys, Santa, and yummy treats. Often, little thought is given to the dangers that lurk around the Christmas tree, in candy dishes, and in the luggage of visiting family and friends.

United Way seeking volunteers

United WayThe single most important strength of United Way of King County is the participation of dedicated community volunteers who want to make their community a better place for everyone to live.

How to care for your holiday poinsettia

poinsettia careThe brightly colored parts of the poinsettia are actually not flowers, they are instead specialized leaves, called bracts.

Eagle watchers offer free info

Eagle WatchersThe Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest will station volunteer Eagle Watchers along Highway 20 on the Upper Skagit River to help educate the public while they watch eagles in all sorts of activities.