Northwest NEWS

October 25, 1999

Local News

Briefs

City Hall designs can be viewed at Bigfoot Bagel

   Woodinville's City Manager Pete Rose, Deputy Mayor Scott Hagema,n and Permits Director Dean McKee will show schematic designs of the new City Hall at Bigfoot Bagel, from 9-11 a.m., this Saturday during the City's weekly "Meet and Greet" discussion with citizens. Last Thursday, Rose, City Councilmember Barbara Solberg, and Finance Director Jim Katica discussed the City Council's opposition to I-695 with citizens at Starbucks.

Little Bit needs volunteer help

   Volunteers assist children and adults with disabilities. The facility provides a unique form of therapy, using horses. Volunteers play an important part in providing this service to a very special group of people. Volunteers must be 14 years or older. Training is provided. Call Tracy McConnachie at 425-882-1554.

MLT woman named to commission

   Gov. Gary Locke has named Karen Miller of Mountlake Terrace as chair of the Washington Housing Finance Commission. Miller has served on the commission since 1997. The Housing Finance Commission issues revenue bonds and participates in federal, state, and local housing programs to make more funds available for low- to moderate-income housing without the use of public funds or lending of the state's credit.

Savings directory for seniors and people with disabilities

   The mayor's office for senior citizens is updating the 2000-2001 edition of its "Special Savings for Senior Citizens & People with Disabilities" directory. This directory lists King County businesses and professionals that provide discounted services to senior citizens. Categories listed range from auto repairs to veterinarians. Each business determines its discount. If you would like to list your business or service in this directory, please call Cynthia Ellison at (206) 233-2781 no later than Oct. 29th.

Donations will help burn survivors

   Woodinville Fire & Life Safety District's Fire Explorers are asking the public to place donations in firefighters' boots on Oct. 30 to fund Northwest Burn Foundation programs for burn survivors and burn prevention education. This year's location will be at Top Foods in Woodinville. Another goal of the drive is to raise awareness of the needs of burn survivors.