Northwest NEWS

August 9, 1999


Mertz - Smith

Engagement: Mertz - Smith

   Laura Mertz and Jaron Smith have announced their engagement and plans for a Feb. 26, 2000 wedding. That date is also their five-year anniversary as a couple. They celebrated their engagement on a Boston-to-Seattle road trip.

   Laura is from Issaquah and is a project administrator for a management consulting firm. Jaron is a 1991 graduate of Woodinville High School and is the superintendent at Carnation Golf Course.