Northwest NEWS

May 8, 2000

Local News


Memorial services for Gene Mack

   Memorial services celebrating the life of community pioneer Eugene (Gene) Mack will be held on Saturday, May 13, at 2 p.m. at the Northshore United Church of Christ, 18900 168th Ave. NE in Woodinville. Mack, 84, passed away April 20. He was a lifelong resident of the Woodinville area.

Early signs of summer appear at Cottage Lake


   Swimmers at Cottage Lake recently got a jump on summer by braving not-so-hot temperatures. The intrepid swimmers were (left to right) Kristin Crawly and Zeina Hamed, Cottage Lake Elementary students, and Ana Stoudt, a student at East Ridge Elementary.

No arguing with the umpire (There is no joy in Mudville--or Woodinville? Bothell?)

   The staffs of the cities of Woodinville and Bothell will slug it out on Friday, May 12, at 6 p.m. on the field across from the Seattle Times Building in Bothell. Would-be Caseys will step up to the plate in a just-for-fun game for Employee All-Star Month in conjunction with the Association of Washington Cities.

King County Council to meet at Bastyr University

   Community members are invited to attend the Metropolitan King County Council's Committee-of-the-Whole meeting on Monday, May 15, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Dr. NE in Kenmore. The first half hour will be an informal "coffee." At 9 a.m. the formal committee will be convened to hear and discuss the results of the 2000 legislative session concerning health care delivery in King County.

Pipeline safety summit

   U.S. Congresswoman Jennifer Dunn (R, 8th Dist.) will hold a pipeline safety summit on Saturday, May 13, at the Bellevue Community College cafeteria. An open house is planned for noon to 1 p.m., followed by a panel discussion from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Make the Connection

   WOODINVILLE--Councilmember Scott Hageman, City Manager Pete Rose, and city staff members will be on hand on Saturday, May 13, from noon to 2 p.m. at Tully's Coffee in the Hollywood Vineyards Center. Topic for conversation will be road improvement alternatives for the Hollywood Hill intersection. Call 489-2700.