Northwest NEWS

February 28, 2000

Local News

Briefs

Girls honored for 'magical performance'

certificates presented

Staff photo by Marshall Haley.

   Yong-hwa (middle) and Sehwa Lee (right) receive certificates of recognition from Mayor Randy Ransom for what several staff members called "a magical performance" at the City's volunteer appreciation party last month. Yong-hwa played violin and Sehwa piano in a classical music recital.

Eddie Bauer bomb scare

   An unknown suspect called a bomb threat from an Everett phone booth to Eddie Bauer's catalog sales center in Bothell last Wednesday, Feb. 23. All buildings were evacuated, but no explosive devices were found, said Bothell Police spokesman Officer Elmer Brown. The company's service was disrupted for several hours, said Brown. More than 250 employees lined the street to the west of building for more than an hour. One shift, ending at 2 or 3 p.m., was sent home. The other shift was allowed to re-enter the building later.

Requests for use of sports fields now being accepted

   The City of Woodinville Parks & Recreation Department will accept field rental requests from Woodinville residents beginning March 1st and from non-residents beginning April 1st. For application forms and more information, call Woodinville Parks & Recreation at 425-398-9327.

Visitor Guide available

   The Snohomish County Tourism Bureau's 2000 edition of the "Visitor Guide to Snohomish County" is available. A free copy can be picked up at Snohomish County Visitor Information Centers, or ordered online by e-mailing visitorguide@snohomish.org.