Northwest NEWS

June 21, 1999

Local News

Briefs

Windermere's Woodinville office renovates downtown planter boxes

planter boxes

Staff photo by Marshall Haley.

   Windermere Real Estate agents scrape and paint planter boxes on NE 175th St. last Thursday. Many community donations helped the volunteers with their project.

Commission offers short course on local planning

   The Woodinville Planning Commission, a seven-member volunteer commission, is hosting a course offered by the State Department of Community, Trade, and Economic Development (CTED). The "Short Course on Local Planning" is taught throughout the state and teaches the basics of land use and law and zoning issues. Interested persons are encouraged to attend this free workshop on Wednesday, June 30, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Woodinville City Council Chambers, located behind City Hall at 13203 NE 175th St. No registration is required. Contact Charleine Sell, Woodinville Planning & Community Development Department, at 425-489-2754, ext. 232.

Blood Drive in Mill Creek

   The Puget Sound Blood Center will hold a blood drive at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 2316 180th SE in Mill Creek, June 30, from 2 to 8 p.m. For more information, call 1-800-DONATE-1.

U.S. Coast Guard Academy competition

   The United States Coast Guard Academy is now accepting and processing applications to the Class of 2004. Appointments are tendered solely on the basis of an annual nationwide competition with no congressional nominations or geographical quotas. Applications must be submitted to the Director of Admissions prior to December 15, 1999. Candidates must arrange to participate in either the SAT-1 or ACT prior to or including the December 1999 administration. To obtain an application or for further information, call: Director of Admissions, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, (800) 883-8724.

Corrections

   In the obituary for Sigmund Geisendorfer in the June 7 edition, Mr. Geisendorfer's son-in-law was incorrectly identified. Julie Ann Achurra's husband is Matt Achurra. The couple lives in Snohomish.
   Four Northshore students were omitted from the list of Johns Hopkin Universtiy's Institute for the Academic Advancement of Youth state awards. They were Kyle Beausoleil, Daniel Kuenzi, Wayne Liou, and Kyle Tiffany. All are Woodmoor Elementary students.